The Body in the Bouillon by Katherine Hall Page
(Faith Fairchild Mysteries)

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Minister's wife, sometime sleuth, and culinary artist Faith Sibley Fairchild is intrigued by rumors of mysterious doings at Hubbard House - an elegant, secluded retirement home for the well-heeled Yankees of Aleford, Massachusetts. Determined to do some surreptitious snooping, she joins the pricey retreat's flu-depleted kitchen staff, only to witness an aging resident collapse face-first into a bowl of Faith's hot and savory boillon. But it isn't until a blackmailing drug dealer turns up dead in Faith's bedroom that the amateur investigator realizes that murder not only happens at Hubbard, it's the specialty of the house! And Faith's own demise might very well be the next item on the menu.
 

About Katherine Hall Page

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Katherine Hall Page was born in New Jersey in 1947. She received a bachelor's degree in English from Wellesley College, a master's degree in Secondary Education from Tufts University and a Doctorate in Administration, Public Planning, and Social Policy from Harvard University. Before becoming a full-time writer, she taught in high school for many years. She is the author of the Faith Fairchild Mystery series. She has won numerous awards including the 1991 Agatha Award for Best First Mystery Novel for The Body in the Belfry, the 2006 Agatha Award for Best Mystery Novel for The Body in the Snowdrift, and the 2001 Agatha Award for Best Short Story for The Would-Be Widower.
 
Published December 1, 1991 by St Martins Pr. 210 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment, Cooking, Crime. Fiction

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 Here, spunky New England minister's wife Faith Fairchild (The Body in the Kelp, The Body in the Belfry)—while volunteering at a posh retirement facility under the aegis of venerable Dr. Roland Hubbard—barely has time to introduce herself before an old-timer falls face down into a cu...

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In Page's third Aleford, Mass., mystery (after The Body in the Kelp ), young minister's wife Faith Fairchild, formerly a trendy New York gourmet caterer, scatters upscale brand names like confetti whi

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