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Home of the Braised (A White House Chef Mystery)

By Julie Hyzy

With the strain of an upcoming country dinner that may make or holiday the president’s international coverage, White condo government chef Olivia Paras has valuable little time to target her marriage ceremony plans—or to seize a murderer…
Tensions are working excessive because the White residence employees adjusts to a brand new leader usher and prepares for a high-stakes kingdom dinner, the place every little thing has to be ideal. yet because the date for the development ways, issues cross disastrously unsuitable whilst the secretary of protection is located lifeless in his domestic, likely killed in the course of a break-in.
At an identical time Olivia’s fiancé, Gav, is calling into the mysterious homicide of an outdated pal. Is there a connection? regardless of a rise in safety following the secretary’s demise, Ollie learns the president is in coming near near risk on the dinner and needs to do every thing in her energy to get to him—before it’s too late…

Includes Recipes for a whole presidential menu!

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Naomi quietly closed the doorways from the pink Room to the doorway corridor, removing my probability to alert mystery provider brokers. What plan may possibly those most likely have? The records they’d so conscientiously sequestered have been now out in their succeed in. What could they struggle to do subsequent? whether their purely motivation at once was once revenge, how may they anticipate to get me out of the White condominium to unique retribution? there has been no means. No manner in any respect. This place of dwelling was once guarded like no different. i attempted screaming and moaning back, yet every little thing got here out muted and coffee.

What’s he speaking approximately? ” Taglia gave me a withering stare. “I’m definite you’re a stunning individual, yet Agent Gavin is among the most dear members in our ranks. It does him no solid to be obvious carousing with an individual of your attractiveness. No offense. ” “Carousing? ” I repeated. “My recognition? Gav, is that this real? Am I inflicting you extra difficulty than I discover? ” “Taglia doesn’t comprehend what he’s speaking approximately. He will be top served by means of conserving quiet,” Gav stated via clenched the teeth. “Is that understood?

We have been operating within the kitchen jointly yet he had to take whatever to his dad,” I responded vaguely. “I desired to confirm he obtained up the following adequately. ” That looked as if it would fulfill her. She stopped badgering me lengthy sufficient to permit me to come back my recognition to the goings-on on the head desk. President Hyden stood, patted his son at the shoulder, and introduced to all these amassed, “Just like being president, being a dad is usually a twenty-four-hour-a-day activity. ” The viewers laughed considerably. President Hyden resumed his seat, smiling and joking along with his tablemates.

I don’t comprehend. ” He smiled. “Of path you don’t. You aren’t used to seeing demons. ” A nurse stepped in at the back of Gav. “Time’s up. The sufferer wishes his leisure. ” “Please,” I acknowledged to the Keeper. “What do you suggest? ” “Young face. younger physique. ” He shook his head. “I take note blue. plant life, i feel. She dressed previous. ” I thought of the lady who’d driven me at the teach platform. She’d disguised herself to seem outdated, yet had moved like a more youthful girl. may I have the capacity to realize her back?

The following it comes . . . “Because,” he acknowledged, with a triumphal burst, “Denise Hyden is my cousin. ” Behind me, Bucky and Cyan gasped. I waited a beat. “Yes,” I acknowledged. “I understand. ” More gasps from at the back of me. This time from Virgil, too. I’d be mendacity if I acknowledged that didn’t supply me a bit thrill. “What I additionally know,” I acknowledged, “is that the president and Mrs. Hyden constantly placed the country’s most sensible pursuits earlier than their very own. ” I pointed towards his chest. “And most definitely earlier than yours. i've got doubtless that Mrs. Hyden may toss you out in a heartbeat if she knew the way you always sabotage our efforts the following.

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