Carbs and Cadavers: A Supper Club Mystery [NOOK Book]

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James Henry, a kind-hearted professor of English literature, is forced to move back home to Quincy’s Gap, a tiny town in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, to care for his aging father. Shortly after moving into a house that hasn’t changed since his childhood, the overweight, divorced, book-loving cheese puff addict accepts a position as head librarian and joins a supper club for dieters who call themselves the “Flab Five.” Avoiding carbs is almost impossible in this deep-fried, all-you-can-eat Southern town, so the ...
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Carbs and Cadavers: A Supper Club Mystery

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Overview

James Henry, a kind-hearted professor of English literature, is forced to move back home to Quincy’s Gap, a tiny town in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, to care for his aging father. Shortly after moving into a house that hasn’t changed since his childhood, the overweight, divorced, book-loving cheese puff addict accepts a position as head librarian and joins a supper club for dieters who call themselves the “Flab Five.” Avoiding carbs is almost impossible in this deep-fried, all-you-can-eat Southern town, so the mysterious death of a young and healthy athlete provides the perfect distraction. While trying to cut carbs and avoid temptations, James and his fellow supper club members work together to shed pounds and track down a killer.

The supper club mysteries were originally published under the name J.B. Stanley. They have since been rewritten to create a better reading experience.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016518237
  • Publisher: jennifer stanley
  • Publication date: 4/13/2013
  • Series: Supper Club Series , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 60,748
  • File size: 344 KB

Meet the Author

Ellery Adams grew up on a beach near the Long Island Sound. Having spent her adult life in a series of landlocked towns, she cherishes her memories of open water, violent storms, and the smell of the sea. Ms. Adams has held many jobs including caterer, retail clerk, car salesperson, teacher, tutor, and tech writer, all the while penning poems, children's books, and novels. She now writes full-time from her home in Virginia.
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  • Posted May 3, 2013

    The first novel in J. B. Stanley's Supper Club series, Carbs and

    The first novel in J. B. Stanley's Supper Club series, Carbs and Cadavers does its job! It introduces you to a man who leaves comfortable professorship at the College of William and Mary to return to his home town to care for his reclusive, grieving and aging father after his mother dies. The novel opens as James gets on the scale and admits that he has to do something about his weight. That makes him more inclined to agree when approached to join a weight loss support group. They decide to call themselves the Flab Five since there are 5 of them. When they achieve their goals they plan to change the name to the Fab Five! But first, there's a murderer to catch before they get shut up by the murderer.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 24, 2015

    I really enjoyed reading this first book in the Supper Club Myst

    I really enjoyed reading this first book in the Supper Club Mystery series.  I loved each of the Flab Five characters and their wacky ways.  
    What really got me (in a good way) is how well it was written about overweight people, their diets and struggles but loved the fun you
    added to it.  Being one of "them" I could totally relate and cant wait to read more of this fun series.  Too bad their homecoming was
    invaded by a murder their felt they needed to solve,   Hey the recipes are pretty good too!    On to Book two in the series.

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    Posted August 16, 2013

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