The Fragrance of Death (A Sally Solari Mystery) by Leslie Karst
About The Fragrance of Death
The Fragrance of Death (A Sally Solari Mystery) Cozy Mystery 5th in Series Setting – California Severn House; Main edition (August 2, 2022) Hardcover : 224 pages ISBN-10 : 1448309034 ISBN-13 : 978-1448309030 Digital ASIN : B09V878YNB
Restaurateur Sally Solari has a nose for trouble, but when her sense of smell goes missing, it’s not just her career on the line . . . it’s her life.
Restaurateur Sally Solari is a champion, both in the kitchen and on the case, but after getting mixed up in one too many murders, she’s noticed her nonna’s friends have now taken to crossing themselves when they see her in the street. Adding to her woes, a sinus infection has knocked out her sense of smell, making cooking on the hot line difficult, indeed. Nevertheless, Sally is determined to stay out of trouble and focus on her work.
But then her old acquaintance Neil Lerici is murdered at the annual Santa Cruz Artichoke Cook-Off, and her powers of investigation are called into action once more. Could Neil have been killed by the local restaurant owner who took his winning spot at the competition? Or maybe by one of his siblings, who were desperate to sell the family farm to a real estate developer?
Sally plunges headfirst into the case, risking alienating everyone she knows – including the dapper Detective Vargas, who finds her sleuthing both infuriating and endearing. And soon it’s not only her restaurant and tentative new relationship that are on the line – it’s her life . . .
The Fragrance of Death is a non-stop fun cozy mystery that will keep your mind buzzing and your mouth watering, and contains a selection of delicious recipes to cook at home.
About Leslie Karst
Leslie Karst is the author of the Lefty Award-nominated Sally Solari culinary mystery series. The daughter of a law professor and a potter, she waited tables and sang in a new wave rock band before deciding she was ready for “real” job and ending up at Stanford Law School. It was during her career as a research and appellate attorney in Santa Cruz, California, that Leslie rediscovered her youthful passion for food and cooking and once more returned to school—this time to earn a degree in culinary arts.
Now retired from the law, Leslie spends her time cooking, cycling, gardening, singing alto in her local community chorus, and of course writing. She and her wife and their Jack Russell mix split their time between Santa Cruz and Hilo, Hawai‘i.Author Links Website http://www.lesliekarstauthor.com/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/lesliekarstauthor/ BookBub https://www.bookbub.com/authors/leslie-karst GoodReads https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/14220589.Leslie_Karst Instagram https://www.instagram.com/lesliekarst/ Twitter https://twitter.com/LeslieKarst Purchase Links – Amazon – BookShop – B&N TOUR PARTICIPANTS July 28 – Elizabeth McKenna – Author – SPOTLIGHT July 28 – Maureen’s Musings – SPOTLIGHT July 29 – Ascroft, eh? – CHARACTER INTERVIEW July 29 – Ruff Drafts – GUEST POST July 30 – Lady Hawkeye – SPOTLIGHT July 30 – #BRVL Book Review Virginia Lee Blog – SPOTLIGHT July 31 – FUONLYKNEW – SPOTLIGHT July 31 – Books a Plenty Book Reviews – REVIEW July 31 – I Read What You Write – REVIEW August 1 – Celticlady’s Reviews – SPOTLIGHT August 1 – Novels Alive – RECIPE POST August 2 – Mysteries with Character – AUTHOR INTERVIEW August 2 – Christy’s Cozy Corners – AUTHOR INTERVIEW August 2 – Diane Reviews Books – SPOTLIGHT August 3 – fundinmental – SPOTLIGHT August 3 – Island Confidential – REVIEW, GUEST POST August 4 – The Mystery Section – SPOTLIGHT August 4 – Baroness Book Trove – SPOTLIGHT August 5 – Literary Gold – SPOTLIGHT August 5 – Sapphyria’s Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT August 6 – BookishKelly2020 – SPOTLIGHT August 6 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – SPOTLIGHT a Rafflecopter giveaway https://widget-prime.rafflecopter.com/launch.js Have you signed up to be a Tour Host? Click Here to Find Details and Sign Up Today! Additional Banners