Murder on the Gravy Train

Murder on the Gravy Train

by Phyllis Richman

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Overview

Researching her new column, Chas Wheatley, a food writer with a taste for sleuthing, discovers sometning is rotten with Washington's most popular new restaurant. The head chef has gone missing, and not only is the food suffering, but no one can give her a straight answer as to his whereabouts.

It seems the chef isn't the only one who's mysteriously disappeared. Bodies begin surfacing around the nation's capital, confounding the police. But Chas has a few advantages the cops can't possibly match: a clever eye for detail, a love of good gossip, a talent for digging up the truth, and connections in the newspaper and culinary worlds.

Diving further into the ivestigation, Chas delves deep into the underbelly of the culinary business and onto a twisted trail of deceit, blackmail, and murder only she can solve--that is, if she lives long enough....

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061097836
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 07/03/2000
Series: Chas Wheatley Mystery Series
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 4.19(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.84(d)

About the Author

Phyllis Richman has been the Washington Post food critic for more than twenty-two years. She's the author of the Agatha-nominated Washington bestselling dining books including The Washington Post Dining Guide. She been an award-winning syndicated columnist and food editor and serves on the executive committees of the James Beard Restaurant awards and the Julia Child awards. She lives in Washington, D.C.

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Murder on the Gravy Train 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Whereas Ms. Richman's debut Chas Wheatley murder mystery, THE BUTTER DID IT, was a tasty treat that merely whet my appetite for more, her second 'culinary mystery' is a scrumptious main course that satisfied me completely! What's for dessert?
Guest More than 1 year ago
I am an avid mystery reader, and was thoroughly entertained. I read it on the long ride home on my vacation, from start to finish. I also ordered Richman's first mystery, 'The Butter Did It.' It hasn't arrived yet, but I am eagerly anticipating it.