Cooking the Books (#6 Corinna Chapman)
|Series:||Corinna Chapman Ser.|
Corinna Chapman, talented baker and reluctant investigator, is trying to do nothing at all on her holiday. Her gorgeous Daniel is only intermittently at her side (he's tracking down a multi-thousand dollar corporate theft). Jason, her baking offsider, has gone off to learn how to surf. And Kylie and Goss are fulfilling their lives' ambition auditioning for a soapie. But quiet refl ection doesn't seem to suit Corinna. She's bored. So she accepts an offer from a caterer friend to bake for the film set of the soapie in which Kylie and Goss have parts. Soon complications that could only happen to Corinna ensue, involving cakes, sabotage, nursery rhymes, and a tiger named Tabitha.
Meanwhile, on the other side of town, a young woman is being unmercifully bullied by her corporate employers - who spend a lot of time cooking the books....
Kerry Greenwood is the author of many bestselling novels and the editor of two collections. The first five books in the Corinna series are Earthly Delights (2004), Heavenly Pleasures (2005), Devil's Food (2006), Trick or Treat (2008) and Forbidden Fruit (2010). Previous novels in the Phryne Fisher series are Cocaine Blues, Flying too High, Murder on the Ballarat Train, Death at Victoria Dock, Blood and Circuses, The Green Mill Murder, Ruddy Gore, Urn Burial, Raisins and Almonds, Death Before Wicket, Away with the Fairies, Murder in Montparnasse, The Castlemaine Murders, Queen of the Flowers, Death by Water, Murder in the Dark, Murder on a Midsummer Night and Dead Man's Chest. She is also the author of several books for young adults and the Delphic Women series.