Books & Reviews
The Charcuterie Shop Mysteries
Next time you rent a house, make sure you’re the only occupant.
If it wasn’t for a flamboyant, self-absorbed ghost occupying Katie Aubrey’s rental house, the thirtysomething former business tech turned charcuterie chef would be able to concentrate on her new sandwich shop and catering business. But as luck would have it, former food critic and septuagenarian Edith Ellory, will not let go. Not until she convinces Katie to find out who killed her.
In spite of a coroner’s report stating Edith had died peacefully in her sleep, her apparition insists she was murdered. Not only that but she’s convinced she knows who did the dastardly deed. Vowing not to give Katie, or her laidback beagle a moment’s peace, Edith takes them on a wild goose chase through all the restaurants that received scalding reviews from her.
If Katie ever expects to have her new charcuterie business up and running, she’ll have to do more than arrange cured meats and cheeses. The real killer is closer than she thinks and no amount of culinary design sense will prevent her from the same fate as Edith’s.
LAID OUT TO REST
“With a cantankerous ghost, a laid-back beagle, and a menu choc-a-bloc with suspects, J.C. Eaton has created culinary perfection in this delectable cozy mystery!”
“With a selection of suspects as diverse as a charcuterie board, readers won’t see the ending coming until its delicious conclusion!”
Grilled Cheese Mysteries
(Poisoned Pen Press)
Cat Lady Mysteries
Deep Fried Mysteries
(Berkley Prime Crime)
Charcuterie chef Katie Aubrey is overjoyed when asked to create charcuterie boards for the summer fashion show at the prestigious Hidden Boulders Community in Cave Creek. However, the challenge for Katie isn’t designing the complex cured meat and cheese platters but rather, how to deal with Edith Ellory, the annoying food critic ghost who pesters her while she works. Lamentably, that becomes the least of her worries when the fashion show coordinator is found dead in the food pavilion clutching a handful of Katie’s pancetta rosettes.
Toxicology reports indicate food poisoning, and Katie’s charcuterie shop immediately falls under suspicion, even though none of the other meats showed any hint of foul play.
To make matters worse, the victim had a long and unpleasant history with one of Katie’s employees. To save the shop’s reputation and vindicate her employee, Katie needs to ditch her white apron and don some decent walking shoes before she becomes the next victim.
SLICED DICED and DEAD
“Sliced, Diced and Dead” is a delicious romp of a cozy with all the right ingredients. Author J.C. Eaton serves up a delightful story guaranteed to leave you hungry for more.”
Anna St. John, author,
The Josie Posey Mystery Series
“Lively characters rule in this hilarious, action-packed caper, featuring smart and sassy charcuterie chef Katie Aubrey who won’t let anything get in the way of solving a murder….expertly crafted and deliciously entertaining.
Lida Sideris, Author of A Southern California Mystery Series