What to Read Next. Yahoo Celebrity. Associated Press. Entertainment Tonight. Why Trump's bizarre airport claim may have been his gaffe correction strategy backfiring at the most embarrassing moment. Yahoo Sports. Eventually, Roberts said she felt like she could be more choosy with her projects after filming Sleeping with the Enemy. Marcus: It's not possible for him to acknowledge the error and move on, because that would mean admitting to a mistake. And after making that mistake, he has to trumpsplain that it was the flood, or fire, or earthquake, or hail, or anything else, but definitely not him that caused the error.
And if you listen to the tape, it's obvious that he really didn't say the word "airport", the rain and the faulty recording equipment just made it sound like that, and all the Joint Chiefs standing with him didn't hear him say "airport", because if they did, then they would have said something, and since they didn't say anything, then they all agree that it really didn't happen.
After all, who are you gonna believe - your own ears or him? Entertainment Home. Or the television star she outed when she disclosed his sordid past on her show? The series will appeal to just about any one who likes a good mystery without all of the descriptive violence. I just can't wait for the next installment! I think the epilogue gives us a real good idea of where the next one is to occur! I love the cast of characters, especially Deedee and Jake.
I have read every one of these stories. They are delightful and very entertaining. You just didn't want to put it down. Good read, no dragging in the story, fast paced. When Angela, the beloved award-winning winemaker at the Moretti Winery, is found floating face down in a wine vat, law enforcement authorities are suspicious about the cause of her death.
Was it murder or a tragic accident?
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Was it his employer, Carlos Romano, the owner of the nearby winery, because his wines always placed second to those made by Angela? Mike Reynolds, an Oregon county sheriff, and his wife, Kelly, decide to take a short vacation to Sonoma, California, where they were meeting their daughter and her husband for some wine tasting. And the rich uncle just happened to be a member of the Mob? It could have been a number of people, but which one? Or the rogue cop whose father had ended the prostitution rings in Seattle, but was certain Uncle Vinny was the person who had resurrected them.
Maybe it was the wedding planner who resented everything Uncle Vinny was giving the newlyweds, particularly the house on Queen Anne Hill. Or even Clark himself? After all, Uncle Vinny gave a toast at the wedding declaring him to be the sole heir of his substantial fortune. As always, plenty of food, recipes and dogs in this bestseller. I read everything by this author. The crime-solving caterer does it again. Good plot. Good character development. Read it! Annye Hughes. I love the characters. I couldn't t put the kindle down. Thank you for entertaining me.
I don t like scary books and yours are not. Stay healthy and continue writing. This made for an interesting read on a dark rainy afternoon. I especially enjoyed the recipies at the end of the book. Add I also once owned a coffee shop so I can relate to Kelly's interest in food. What if a number of women who went to the same doctor all ended up looking very similar after their surgeries?
Someone in the wealthy Palm Springs area murdered the plastic surgeon, but who? Was it one of his former patients, disappointed with the result of her facelift? His administrative assistant, who had spent the last twenty years of her life hopelessly in love with the doctor? When DeeDee and her boyfriend, Jake, head to Whistler, British Columbia, to see her sister, Roz, and enjoy a little down time from her new catering business, Deelish, and his job as a private investigator, the last thing they expect is to become involved in a murder.
He was a bigger-than-life person and the owner of a very successful Mercedes Benz dealership in Seattle, but did he have secrets? And who would want Johnny dead? Was it his brother who resented Johnny for being the frugal administer of his trust fund? Was extra extra good. I will continue too get your books. All the best to you. Once you start it, you'll have a hard time putting it down. I also enjoyed the relationship dynamics.
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I love all her books. A great read and always a pager turner. I highly recommend her to others. Very interesting cast of characters. I did figure out who did it having it explained with the details was good. The last thing Mike Reynolds needed in the final weeks leading up to his run for re-election as sheriff of Beaver County, Oregon, was to have his wife, Kelly, discover the body of a famous movie actress.
Did she accidentally fall over it or was it murder? And if she was murdered, who did it? Or was it her gardener, who desperately needed money to deal with the terminal diagnosis his wife had been given by her doctor? When Lisa Sanders, a well-known Seattle art gallery owner, is found dead at a prestigious dinner party, shock waves ripple through the local art community. For DeeDee Wilson, the death becomes a personal tragedy, because the dinner party was the first ever event for her fledgling catering business.
On the following day, newspaper reports indicated the cause of death was possibly poisoning, but could it have come from the food she served the guests? In order to save her business and protect her reputation, DeeDee has to find out how Lisa, the art gallery owner, died, and if it was murder, who did it and why? Was it the disgruntled ex-girlfriend who was dumped by the man Lisa was currently seeing? Or was it a museum employee who was fired by the woman who hosted the dinner party? Well written and chock full of interesting twists and turns. Great characters. The recipes look delish!
As in all Dianne's books, good characters, good story , some romance and mystery. Love the romance of middle age that I can relate to as 40 when married as career took me international. Strong women Harrah! Good mysteries and who does not love dogs? It held my interest and I was anxious to find out who the killer was.
Story flowed nicely. Wasn't sure who killer was nice twisted. Love the recipes! But who would want the reunion attendee dead? When Maggie Ryan, a retired schoolteacher, is murdered, and over thirty dogs are discovered living in her home, the Cedar Bay Animal Shelter is stretched beyond its meager resources. What to do with the dogs and finding the murderer becomes a challenge. But who would have wanted the elderly spinster dead, and what was the killer's motive?
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Was it the local reverend who desperately needed money to pay off his gambling debts? Or the neighbor who was kept awake by Maggie's barking dogs? Was it the disgruntled father of a boy Maggie had wanted to hold back a year in school? Or even the director of the animal shelter? I can't wait for the next book in this series. I enjoyed this book, loved the characters, and now want to take a walk on the beach. She outlined several suspects with just enough information to keep you guessing until the end. It surprised me in the most pleasant way. A beautifully written story full of well-developed characters.
I will for sure check out other books by this author. Enjoyed the book. When her boss gives Alexis weight loss surgery as an early Christmas bonus, it sets in motion a string of events no one could have foreseen. With the surgery comes the realization that anything is possible from losing weight, working out, a complete makeover, a new wardrobe, to men in her life for the first time.
When the Alexis package becomes more appealing it brings with it an exotic sports car, a glamorous face and body, and a chance at love. Is she doomed to live a life of unhappiness or is there a happy ever after for her? When Marty and her husband Jeff, a Palm Springs Police Detective, attend a cocktail party at the Rutledge Polo Club, they find themselves in the middle of a murder mystery. Who killed Pia?
Roberto, the reputed second-in-command of the West Coast Mafia who loved Pia? Also, that the final two were to close to guess until the end. Good job on clearly demonstrating their individual backstories and motives without making it too lengthy or confusing. There was plenty of suspense in a beautiful setting. I enjoyed the storyline and the characters. Thanks for an enjoyable read.
You don't know who until the end. It is well written with varied suspects and twists and turns. I would recommend this book to all ages. The mystery of who murdered Julie leads Kelly to Boston, Massachusetts, York, Maine and Portland, Oregon as she tries to track down and identify the killer. And just who would profit from her murder? Kat Denham, a popular author of steamy romance novels, has decided to write a book in a different genre.
Her friend an acupuncture doctor, has lost over one hundred pounds, is marrying in mid-life for the first time. Fate intervenes when Kat happens to be at the acupuncture clinic when a patient, Sandy Hendrick, mysteriously dies. Suddenly Kat is involved in a murder mystery she has to solve in order to save her reputation and that of her friend, Mitzi.
Who was the murderer? Was it Mitzi? Or was it a doctor from the clinic who desperately wants Mitzi discredited? Will the sting Kat devises to help catch the murderer work? All of her books,this one included, have wonderful characters, great plots, and fun to solve murders. This one was easier then most for me but still fun. I love these characters and how they are so different yet intermingle and are perfect. I beleive this book is another hit. I am looking forward to the next book. It was her cozy mysteries, that started me reading them. This takes you into the realm of the rich, and their hobbies.
The way they eliminated the murder suspects, and the ending. The characters of this series are awesome. Can't wait for the next installment. Well, murder for starters! But who did it, and what was their motive? Was it Mitch Graham, who made no pretense of the fact he was ready to take over the presidency of the company? Janelle Byers, the CFO who had been accused of embezzlement previously?
Good character descriptions and interesting murder mysteries. I especially love the idea of recipes and plan to try them. I don't know how she comes up with so much fresh material, but I love the trip she takes me on with her characters and the way she writes a whodunit. Thanks again. The plot was well paced and I could not put the book down. I have read other books by Dianne Harman and have enjoyed them all. I highly recommend her books to true mystery lovers.
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What part did mollies and Fireball whiskey play in a murder at a country music festival held outside Palm Springs, California? Deciding who had a motive for killing Jacques is easy. Discovering who did it is a lot harder. Was it the ex-wife who was owed back child support? Food truck competitors John and Max? The owner of the White Stallion Ranch where the music festival was held? In order to save her own life, Marty has to solve the murder mystery. A fun cozy mystery as I have come to expect from Dianne Harman. A fabulous cover makes it tempting to pay a little more and buy the paperback version of this book.
Five Stars! The characters are the same but every story has a very different plot. I have one problem with her. I read them too fast then have to wait for another one. She has four series and I read three of them. Read her books and you will love them. Love her work! Suitable for young adults and relaxing adults. When the Lotis Blue butterfly, an endangered species, is sighted in a forest where logging operations are being conducted, it sets off a chain reaction in the small town of Red Cedar, California. But who killed him?
And what about the Environmental Studies teaching assistant? Or even Gertie? On the drive home from the airport Mike gets a call informing him that the owner of Doggie Love Kennel, where they had boarded their dogs when they were in Cuba, has been murdered. Who killed Mary Barnes? The druggie kennel employee; the owner of the award winning Yorkie that was impregnated while staying at the kennel; the disgruntled head of the Pit Bull Sanctuary who was instructed by the owner of the kennel to get his pit bulls off of the property within twenty-four hours; the impoverished woman whose property is next to the luxurious kennel; the kennel manager; and her husband who has anger issues?
We expect quality from Harman and as usual she delivers in spades. Good job! I look forward to my next fix. As always looking forward to the next book in this great series. What a wonderful journey this story was, a roller-coaster as usual, so vivid, so alive, such a thrilling read that I finished in one single sitting and only regretted that there was no more to this story. A masterpiece! Cuba - a land of classic cars, beautiful beaches, salsa music, and the best cigars in the world.
As diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States start to improve, everyone wants a piece of the action. Jack becomes a suspect and his wife, Carola, asks Kelly to help solve the crime. Plenty of quirky characters have reasons to wish Dudley dead, but who killed him? The Englishman who is the head of one of the largest international banks in the world? The American with no visible means of support, but who has plenty of money to fish all around the world? One of the Cuban fishing guides? Or was it Jack? Who killed Randy Jones? Was it Dr. Rosenbaum, who would do anything to get the Native American artifacts he desperately needed to add to his collection?
Was it Richard Sagebrush, a Native American whose one goal in life was to return stolen artifacts to their rightful tribes? Was it Colin Sanders, who dealt in black market Native American artifacts? Or even Mary BirdSong, the woman who had lived for ten years with Randy in his rundown desert shack until one day, without any explanation, he kicked her out? Randy Jones was an old desert rat with a secret collection of Native American artifacts that was worth millions, but can you put a price on an illegal collection?
A boatload of quirky characters spice up the story, which I am sworn not to reveal. Dianne's deft hand brings her characters to life" Convoke. A well-chosen location and another solid plot. The location is not the only thing that's great about it, though. Harman introduces another set of fabulous characters, memorable, original and excellent fun.
This one is sport fishing and is so good plus she brings in a 4 legged pet that really is a hit in the story.
This is one that can be read cover to cover in a few hours and it is well worth it as it is in this case a big whopper of a fish. Fish on as they say. Marty Morgan is a recently divorced antique and art appraiser who moves from the Midwest to live with her sister in High Desert, California, just outside of Palm Springs. Since their early childhood days, her sister has always possessed unexplained psychic abilities that often enable her to predict future events. An antique appraisal in the home of a recently murdered woman puts Marty at the center of a search for the killer.
Who did it? The well-known collector of antique Meissen china? A professional art and antique thief? And just what part did the collection of Meissen Monkey Band figurines play in the murder? Detective Jeff Combs is just as determined to develop a relationship with Marty and her dog Duke as he is to solve the crime. The time has finally come for Liz Lucas, the owner of The Red Cedar Spa, and her long-time boyfriend, Roger Langley, a criminal defense attorney, to get married. Definitely not a good thing to have happen on your wedding day. Join Liz, Roger, and their dog Winston, as they search for the killer.
As always, there are recipes, dogs, and good food. Her characters are fun and interesting, they develop more in each book. Love the dogs in her stories, always there to help their owners. Good recipes, too. Can't wait for her next one to come out as soon as I finish reading each current one. She has several series and I have read them all. Dianne gives us a page turner, I didn't want to put it down.
Several suspects, and a lot of history on each. Mystery solved, as well as ending information on other suspects involved. Some authors give us history on characters, but fail to let us know how each one turned out. The recipes at the end of each of Dianne's books are delicious" Geneva. The story is filled with everything I love - interesting characters, suspects galore, and yummy recipes, too.
The story plays out in tantalizing fashion. This is another winner from Dianne Harman. Seth Williams, the bumbling and incompetent police chief of Red Cedar, calls Liz Lucas and asks her to help him solve the murder of his deputy, Leroy. His alibi is that he was getting a tarot card reading from Madame Dika, but she vehemently denies the reading.
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Who killed Leroy? Was it Madame Dika, who had served time for a psychic scam involving jewelry? Her brother, Anton, who has ties to a Southeastern European stolen credit card ring?