A Catered Mother's Day (Hardcover)

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It's Mother's Day in sleepy Longely, New York, and this year, catering sisters Bernie and Libby Simmons help a friend who happens to be an overworked and underappreciated mom go to extreme lengths to teach her family a lesson. But when a prank turns deadly, the Simmons sisters will have to cook up a plan to clear their pal's name

Bernie's college roommate Ellen Hadley is burning the candle at both ends. She's grown a successful business baking treats for dogs and cats, and she's a dutiful wife and mother who somehow manages to fit all the cooking and cleaning into her busy schedule. But after her children forget her birthday and her husband forgets their anniversary, her expectations for a memorable Mother's Day are understandably modest.

When Bernie jokingly suggests Ellen fake her own kidnapping to set her family straight, she never imagined her friend would actually go through with it. But when Ellen's husband follows her phony ransom note to an out-of-the-way hotel, he finds the police taking her into custody after she discovers a dead body in her room. Ellen swears she doesn t know the victim, but as police investigate her half-baked plans, they turn up more questions than answers.

Bernie can t help but feel guilty for helping her friend concoct a recipe for disaster, so she and her sister Libby enlist the help of Ellen's kids, and together, they must race to find the true culprit before Mother's Day is postponed indefinitely

Includes Original Recipes for You to Try

About the Author


Isis Crawford was born in Egypt to parents who were in the diplomatic corps. When she was five, her family returned to the States, where her mother opened a restaurant in Upper Westchester County and her father became a university professor. Since then Isis has combined her parents love of food and travel by running a catering service as well as penning numerous travel-related articles about places ranging from Omsk to Paraguay. Married, with twin boys, she presently resides in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, where she is working on the next Bernie and Libby culinary mystery."
Product Details
ISBN: 9781617733291
ISBN-10: 1617733296
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
Publication Date: April 28th, 2015
Pages: 304
Language: English
Series: Mystery with Recipes