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Old 01-31-2017, 08:15 PM
terentii terentii is offline
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Originally Posted by Annie-Xmas View Post
People somehow connected with food service who have homicide detective boyfriends, yet are always finding dead bodies and finding themselves allow with the murderer. It's called "culinary mystery, a sub-genre of the "cozy mystery" bit, and it drives me nuts.

The grand dame of the genre is Diane Mott Davidson. Her protagonist, Goldy Schultz, is a caterer who has someone murdered at every event she caters. Why do people keep using her?
This is like calling in Rosemary and Thyme to landscape your estate.