The Unexpected Death (The Chef Mysteries - The Twilight Mystery Series - Short Story, #1)

The Unexpected Death (The Chef Mysteries - The Twilight Mystery Series - Short Story, #1)

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by Kee Patterbee
     
 

Kee Patterbee has released. Her books are notable for excellent plot construction and mystery structure with a plot that is detailed throughout all of her books. The hero's sleuthing emerges as original in style but the detective work avoids clichés that normally are found in private eye fiction.

Hanna interviews her suspects and interacts with

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Kee Patterbee has released. Her books are notable for excellent plot construction and mystery structure with a plot that is detailed throughout all of her books. The hero's sleuthing emerges as original in style but the detective work avoids clichés that normally are found in private eye fiction.

Hanna interviews her suspects and interacts with them in a unique way. She always sizes them up so that you know exactly the precise thoughts' and how Hannah categorizes them in the investigation. She sticks to pure detective work and never jumps to conclusions, but rather discovers everything through systematic detective work, even if her friends could be involved.

Patterbee tries her hand at writing a short story mystery to give the fans some bites in-between the novels. This one proves to be a hit. Providing just enough fun along with a spooky old house and lost treasures.

The Unexpected Death: Hannah Starvling, former FBI agent turned detective, along with her new husband, Hymnal ‘Hym’ Miles, are throwing a dinner party. Having purchased a historic four story building in downtown Twilight, they have finished renovating the upper floors as a residence. But while the newlyweds are just getting started in life, their new residence is not. It has a long, dark, mysterious past tied to shady characters and unexplained happenings. And with an encroaching storm coupled with the unexpected appearance of a psychic for the festivities, things take a turn for the strange.

Now Hannah’s would be celebration has turned into her next mystery. A legend of missing jewels. Hidden rooms and secret passages. Voices from the past and questionable characters in the present.

Working her way through the winding path of building’s past, her investigation is complicated by all her guests. Twin paranormal investigators. An oddly compelling young man. The former owners. Her grandparents. Her best friends. An attorney. A lawman. And, of course, a psychic. What could possibly go wrong?

Now she must find the answers to two questions:
1. Is there really a hidden treasure somewhere in her new home?
2. And more importantly, why did the guest see death before dessert?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940152296822
Publisher:
Twilight Mysteries
Publication date:
06/03/2015
Series:
Chef Mysteries - The Twilight Mystery Series - Short Story , #1
Sold by:
Draft2Digital
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
5,532
File size:
1 MB

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Meet the Author

Kee Patterbee (KeePatterbee.com) spent the early years of her life working at the hardest career in the world. She was a mother. Then she embarked on a second career as a grandmother. Along the way, she dabbled in writing, most often in short stories. In 2013, Kee decided to do something she had always dreamed of doing. She began work on her first novel. That book is The Chef at the Water's Edge. Here, she created the character of Hannah Starvling. Her protagonist is a former FBI turned culinary consultant, now semi-amateur sleuth.

Since that time she's written three more Hannah novels and one novella as part of the ongoing Twilight Mystery Series. Plans are in the work for many more.

Kee grew up in a small southern town. It was there that her love of slow paced communities, their residents, and the dark underbelly they often hide was born. When she was a little girl, she loved reading old world myths. Her favorite was the Roman god Janus, the two-faced god of beginnings and transitions. Her fascination lay with his association with gates, doors, passages, endings and time, and the future and to the past. Kee remembers riding her bike through her neighborhood, contemplating the Janus story. She then applied it to her town. She often wondered what went on behind the gates leading to facade of the many little wood frame houses. What did the townsfolk do behind those closed doors when no one was looking? Thus, most of her stories and adventures are set in or around the sleepy riverside town of Twilight. The town is a Norman Rockwell picturesque by day. By night, it is illuminated by shadows.

Kee is southern through and through. She married a man of similar origins. He shares her fascination with the unseen, both real and imagined. They now live in Georgia where they lead a quiet existence of writing and enjoying life in general. One of the things they love is seeking out and visiting 'roadside' attractions. Those places that offer a look into the more unusual aspects of America. They also are in search of the perfect chicken wing and chili cheese dog. In the summer they exist between writing and these adventures.

Kee and her husband Joe, are great lovers of animals. They share their house with two Yorkies, Zippy and Doodles, and a tuxedo cat named CTO, which stands for Chinese Take Out.

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The Unexpected Death (The Chef Mysteries - Murder and Romance Series Short Storyu, #1) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great short story really a good read takes just a short time to reads why not am going to get other bos by her
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a great mystery. I really enjoyed it. Safe read for teens too. Wish B &N had the rest of the bookd.