Standing in for an ailing colleague, the Gourmet Detective attends a cooking conference at a luxurious Swiss spa famous for pampering the overindulged with healthful haute cuisine. Under the eye of the crusty chef-owner and his dishy staff, the Gourmet Detective prepares for the week ahead by sampling delicacies ranging from decadent cherry-schnapps-laced Zuger Kirschtorte, to mousseline de poisson. Then it's time to relax in the underground mudbaths, swim in the natural springs, and meet an attractive food writer for a rendezvous in the Seaweed Forest. But the Gourmet Detective's first spa experience may be his last, as he's knocked out cold and his delectable date disappears without a trace. Soon it seems that someone has whipped up the perfect recipe for murder--and the banquet has just begun...
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PETER KING is a full-time writer who lives in Florida. A HEALTHY PLACE TO DIE is his fifth Gourmet Detective mystery.
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Book Description Minotaur Books, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0312976836
Book Description Minotaur Books, 2001. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110312976836