Forty-something homemaker Carolyn Blue is through with cooking and cleaning. She’s finally decided to throw in the dishtowel—and take on a dream job as a food writer. Now her plate is filled with exotic locales, delectable foods, and even a dash of crime—to taste. She could very well get used to this.
Carolyn is looking forward to firing up some passion with her husband—and enjoying sumptuous Italian food—in romantic Sorrento, Italy. But an air-traffic controllers’ strike strands Jason in Paris and puts him in danger of missing his chemistry conference. So Carolyn’s first day is spent with a beautiful Italian woman named Paolina, who has been stood up by her lover. The next day, Carolyn’s ciesta turns as sour as balsamic vinegar when she finds her lovely companion drowned in the hotel’s pool. Could it have been suicide? The buffalo mozzarella? Or the president of the chemical company who just happened to be Paolina’s boss—with benefits?
Nancy Fairbanks is a pseudonym for Nancy Herndon, who is the author of the Elena Jarvis mystery series. She has also written historical romances under the name Elizabeth Chadwick. She lives in El Paso, Texas, with her husband, a chemistry… More about Nancy Fairbanks