So Dear To Wicked Men by Takis Iakovou
(Nick and Julia Lambros Mysteries)

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So Dear to Wicked Men is a debut mystery novel introducing Nick and Julia Lambros, who trade in their aprons for detective gear when a customer is poisoned in their restaurant.After several years of hard work, Nick and Julia Lambros have made a real success of the Oracle Cafe in the college town of Delphi, Georgia.  That is, until one of their regular morning customers keels over in his coffee.  Someone in the group of local businessmen who meet daily for breakfast has poisoned unlucky Glenn Bohannon and made it look as though Nick's cooking is to blame.  With their livelihood--and then their lives--on the line, Julia and Nick must find out who killed Glenn and why, in order to save themselves.

About Takis Iakovou

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While Takis and Judy Iakovou have owned and managed restaurants for nearly twenty years, only recently have they put this experience to work writing mysteries.  The authors of two other Nick and Julia Lambros mysteries, they live in Athens, Georgia, with their two daughters and two Scottish terriers.
Published October 15, 1996 by Minotaur Books. 293 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Romance. Fiction

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 A first novel set in the Georgia college town of Delphi, where Nick Lambros, a Greek immigrant, and wife Julia, a sometime speech pathologist, own the Oracle Cafe.

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Talk about unusual opening gambits: this mystery begins when the heroes serve poisoned food to the murder victim. Julia Lambros and her Greek immigrant husband, Nick, knock off Glenn Bohannon--acciden

Oct 02 1996 | Read Full Review of So Dear To Wicked Men (Nick a...

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