Trailer Þ Penne Dreadful PDF by Á Catherine Bruns

Trailer Þ Penne Dreadful PDF by Á Catherine Bruns Tomato Sauce Isn T The Only Thing That Runs RedLocal Chef Tessa Esposito Is Struggling To Get Back On Her Feet Following Her Husband S Fatal Accident And When The Police Knock On Tessa S Door, Things Just Get Worse They Ve Discovered Dylan S Death Wasn T An Accident After All, And They Need Tessa To Start Filling In The Blanks Who Would Want Her Beloved Husband Dead, And Why With The Investigation Running Cold, Tessa Decides It S Time To Save Her Sanity By Reconnecting With Her First Love Cooking And Maybe The Best Way Back Into The Kitchen Is To Infiltrate Dylan S Favorite Local Pizza Parlor, Which Also Happens To Be The Last Place He Was Seen Before He Died But The Anchovies Aren T The Only Thing That Stink Inside The Small Family Business, And With Suspects Around Every Corner, Tessa Finds That Her Husband S Many Secrets Might Land Her In Hot Water Tessa Esposito has had her life turned upside down Her husband has been killed in a car accident, leaving her a widow at 30 However, she is about to get another shock Her cousin Gino, a cop, stops by to visit and drops the bombshell on her the police don t think the accident was an accident at all Instead, they think it was murder And he suggests that someone at Slice, the local pizza parlor where Dylan had lunch most days, might be responsible After all, he was last seen alive leaving the restaurant Tessa loves to cook, and Slice just happens to be advertising for a cook, so she snags the job, hoping to get a clue about what really happened to her husband But her co workers don t seem to happy to see her Is she going to be able to get anything out of th Tessa Esposito is still grieving over the death of husband, Dylan, after a tragic car accident However, when her cousin Gino, a detective, informs her that it might not have been such an accident after all, she vows to do anything to help the investigation So she ties on an apron and nabs a job at Slice, a pizza parlor and the last place Dylan was seen alive Soon she s embroiled in a family business where everyone has something to hide But the real trouble starts when her own husband s secrets start to overboil.
Don t be distracted by mouth watering prose devoted to cheese stacked pizza, sauce laden pasta, and aromatic garlic bread Along with plenty of rich descriptions of Italian favorites, Catherine Bruns has cooked up a delicious mystery.
A lot of this success relies on Tessa Stuck at an incredibly lo Dollycas s ThoughtsWas local chef Tessa Esposito s husband not the man she thought he was A few weeks have passed since he was killed in a fatal accident and now police have decided he may have been murdered Her cousin, Detective Gino Mancusi brings her the news and has an idea for her to help solve the case He wants her to apply for a job at her husband s favorite pizza place, a place he spent quite a bit of time, and work undercover keeping her eyes and ears open Tessa agrees but she does than that She starts asking questions and nosing around on her own Her husband was a successful accountant, why would anyone what him dead She better be careful or she could be next.
I am shocked to see this is the first book I have read by this author It sure won t be the last.
Catherine Bruns has created wonderful This book was so good that I devoured it in almost one sitting It was so sweet in some places especially at the end when everything came together for Tessa This was a complex case with a couple of different mysteries going on that sort of tied together I don t want to say too much or spoil anything, but there was an exciting showdown where Luigi the cat came in very handy The ending gave me leaky eyes, but happy ones I really love the characters of Tessa, her police detective cousin Gino and his sister Gabby who happens to be Tessa s best friend I m really anxious now to read the next book Penne Dreadful is the first book in An Italian Chef Mystery series Tessa Esposito is from a large Italian family and she is known for cooking up a delectable tomato sauce She lost her beloved husband, Dylan five weeks ago and she has been holed up in her home ever since When her cousin and police officer, Gino Mancusi tells that Dylan s car had been tampered with, Tessa is determined to find out who committed the crime As Tessa searches for the guilty party, we are introduced to a variety of characters townspeople, Dylan s co workers, Tessa s friends and family I liked Gino, Gabby, Vince, and Justin They enhance the story especially Gabby Tessa also owns a tuxedo cat named Luigi Tessa was a hard person for m Tessa Esposito is still struggling to get through her days It s been a few weeks since her husband died in a car accident Now she learns that his death was not an accident Gino, her police officer cousin let her know before the news hit the streets She is asked to take a job at one of the restaurants where her husband was last known to be, and to snoop around if possible While asking questions about Dylan s death, she learns that her marriage may not have been as happy as she had thought it was Her husband had been keeping secrets from her Lots of secrets Now she questions who he really was, and if anything he had told her was the truth Tessa stirs up quite the hornets nest with her unwanted questions And in the process puts not only her own life on the line, but also that of her cousin Gabby s, who owns a local book store This is a fun story Suspense, betrayal and twists and turns abound in this debut book in the in the Italian Chef Mystery series In picturesque Harvest Park, NY everyone knows everyone Most of the businesses are locally owned and family ties and friendships are paramount But a cloud of suspicion settles over the town when Tessa Esposito finds herself prematurely widowed at the age of 30 and the police deem the accident he died in was not so accidental Devastated and disconcerted, Tessa vows to find the individual responsible for her beloved husband s death She takes a job at her husband s favorite lunch destination to learn about the conversations he had shortly before his crash But she quickly finds herself entangled in secrets and clues that lead her in all sorts of directions This Penne Dreadful is the first in a new series by Catherine Bruns featuring Tessa, a young, recently widowed Italian who loves to cook The series, Italian Chef Series, is proposed to follow Tessa as she adjusts to widowhood, and, of course, solves mysteries she is compelled to solve In this first book of the series, Tessa is in the early stages of widowhood, finding it hard to get out and begin living again This is immediately compounded when her policeman cousin, Gino, tells her the apparent accident that killed her husband was no accident but rather murder He then suggests Tessa get a job at the local pizzeria where her husband was just prior to getting into his car and driving to his death Tessa agrees to this suggestion, determined to find the murderer of her husband Later we learn the suggestion was not so much to engage Tess Startling Secrets Uncovered When a Husband DiesPenne Dreadful is the debut novel in Catherine Bruns Italian Chef Mysteries series The storyline flows smoothly in this steadily paced cozy whodunit, and the affable characters are well developed There are plenty of twists and turns, red herrings, and suspects to keep the reader engaged I recommend this book to readers who enjoy reading well crafted cozy mysteries.
Tessa Esposito is a talented chef who recently lost her husband in a tragic automobile accident, and her family and friends are worried about her As Tessa tries to cope with her loss, Gino Mancusi, her cousin and a Harvest Park detective, approaches her with startling news they believe his vehicle was tampered with and that Dylan s death might not have been an accident Gino suggests she apply for a job at Dylan s favorite pizza

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