Cooking the Books by Kerry Greenwood
A Corinna Chapman Mystery (Corinna Chapman Mysteries)

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Corinna Chapman, talented baker and reluctant investigator, has closed her shop until the New Year and is trying very hard to do nothing at all on her holidays. Her private eye boyfriend, Daniel, is busy investigating a corporate theft. Her apprentice, Jason, is off learning to surf. And her two shop assistants, Kylie and Goss, have found roles in a soap opera. It should be a time of quiet reflection, but quiet doesn’t suit Corinna—she’s bored.

Scenting a whiff of danger, she accepts a caterer friend’s offer to do the baking for the soap in which Kylie and Goss have parts, and discovers that all is not sunshine and light on the set. Twists and turns and complications ensue, involving—bizarrely—nursery rhymes and a tiger called Tabitha. On the other side of town, a young woman is being unmercifully bullied by her corporate employers, who spend a lot of time cooking the books.

Cooking the Books is sixth in Kerry Greenwood's quirky, cozy Corinna Chapman series.

About Kerry Greenwood

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Kerry Greenwood is the author of more than 40 novels and six non-fiction books. Among her many honors, Ms. Greenwood has received the Ned Kelly Lifetime Achievement Award from the Crime Writers’ Association of Australia. When she is not writing she is an advocate in Magistrates’ Courts for the Legal Aid Commission. She is not married, has no children and lives with a registered Wizard.
Published March 1, 2012 by Poisoned Pen Press. 250 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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Corinna has been helping Daniel, whose client, a chubby young woman bullied by her health-crazed bosses, had left the bonds in a phone booth, where they were picked up by a homeless man who’s now leaving nursery-rhyme clues to their whereabouts around Melbourne.

Jan 23 2012 | Read Full Review of Cooking the Books: A Corinna ...

Australian Women Online

Given that this is Corinna, it doesn’t take long for her find it – or perhaps for it to find her… Fans of amateur sleuth Corinna Chapman will not be surprised at the many twists and turns in the latest novel in the series.

Oct 17 2011 | Read Full Review of Cooking the Books: A Corinna ...

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