Synopses & Reviews
Murder, like Roquefort, stinks...
Cheese Shop owner Charlotte Bessetteand#8217;s life seems quieter than ever with her fiancand#233; out of town and her cousin Matthew and his children out of the house. But before she can put up her feet and enjoy a glass of chardonnay, Matthew asks her to play host to Noelle Adams, a bright sommelier visiting to help grow business for the local winery.
An affable wine aficionado, Noelle is paired well with the cheese expert Charlotteand#151;but something seems to be troubling the secretive houseguest, and Charlotteand#8217;s life is upended when she finds the sparkling woman dead. Between Noelleand#8217;s hotheaded ex,and#160; the cagey owners of the winery, its jaded manager, and a wily reporter, Charlotte has her pick of suspects, but she needs to act fastand#151;this is a mystery that only gets more dangerous with age.
Praise for the Cheese Shop Mysteries:
and#8220;Itand#8217;s not Gouda, itand#8217;s great!and#8221;and#8212;Lorna Barrett, New York Times bestselling author
and#8220;Fun, flirty, and full of local flavor.and#8221;and#8212;Kate Carlisle, national bestselling author of the Bibliophile mysteries
and#8220;A bold new series to be savored like a seductive Brie.and#8221; and#8212;Krista Davis, author of the Domestic Diva Mysteries
and#8220;For those who are unfamiliar [with The Cheese Shop Mysteries], we strongly recommend that you give these books a read.and#8221; and#8212;Culture Magazine
and#8220;A mouthwatering mysteryand#8230; a plot that twists and turnsand#8230;Enticing and intriguing.and#8221;and#8212;Jenn McKinlay,and#160;New York Times bestselling authorand#160;
When a body is found in a long-abandoned winery, cheese shop owner Charlotte Bessette trades in her fondue fork for a flashlight to clear a friend's niece of suspicion. But as Charlotte starts to turn up the truth, the killer starts turning up the heat.
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Welcome to the grand opening of Fromagerie Bessette. Or as it's more commonly known by the residents of small- town Providence, Ohio-the Cheese Shop. Proprietor Charlotte Bessette has prepared a delightful sampling of bold Cabot Clothbound Cheddar, delicious tortes of Stilton and Mascarpone, and a taste of Sauvignon Blanc-but someone else has decided to make a little crime of passion the piece de resistance
. Right outside the shop Charlotte finds a body, the victim stabbed to death with one of her prized olive-wood handled knives.
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Cheese store owner Charlotte Bessette is setting up for the town's Winter Wonderland fair. Then, when an old friend is found dead in the cottage of Charlotte's assistant Rebecca, a suspicion falls on Rebecca's boyfriend, a honeybee farmer. While the town buzzes with gossip, can Charlotte catch the culprit without getting stung herself?
About the Author
Agatha Award-winning author Avery Aames
loves to cook and enjoys a good wine. She speaks a little French and has even played a French woman on stage. And she adores cheese. As Daryl Wood Gerber she also writes the Cookbook Nook mystery series.and#160;