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Crunch Time eBook á Paperback ☆ Colorado caterer Goldy Schulz cooks up big trouble as she tries to help her longtime friend and fellow chef Yolanda Garcia When the rental house shared by Yolanda and her irrepressible aunt Ferdinanda is destroyed by arson the pair moves in with cop turned PI Ernest McLeod But then Ernest is shot dead and his house iHis house is set on fire nearly killing Goldy Yolanda Ferdinanda and nine beagle puppies that Ernest recently rescued from a puppy mill Concerned for her friends Goldy invites them to stay with her while the sheriff's department investigates Yet even Goldy's house isn't safe and after a failed break in b I love Goldy Schulz and her supporting cast of husband Tom son Archie and best friend Marla Goldy and Tom's relationship reminds me of an episode of I LOve Lucy with Goldy getting into trouble and the Desi character Tom getting her out In other words just fun In this one though there are many troubles One is that it is too long Two the plot is very confused with too many cases going on at once There are puppy mills stalking stolen jewelry an affair a murder unexpected wealth and trespassing all going on at once It was confusing The third problem is that I didn't like the characters The story centers around Yolanda who is not likable She whines lies and is generally unpleasant She has a spat with a priest that makes no sense at all Her Aunt Ferninanda is eually unpleasant She takes out a cop's knees with a baton The injury is serious enough to go to the hospital but everyone seems to laugh it off Other absurdities occur with this character but I don't want to spoil it for you I love this series and consider the author the best of the culinary authors but this book was just a mess
eBook Ò Crunch Time ë Diane Mott Davidson
Colorado caterer Goldy Schulz cooks up big trouble as she tries to help her longtime friend and fellow chef Yolanda Garcia When the rental house shared by Yolanda and her irrepressible aunt Ferdinanda is destroyed by arson the pair moves in with cop turned PI Ernest McLeod But then Ernest is shot dead and With the death of a friend and cop turned PI and the torching of his home where Yolanda and Ferdinanda ex patriot Cubans have been finding refuge here starts the downward spiral of this book As Goldy tries to help a fellow chef and old friend and her wheelchair bound aunt Goldy of course not thinking or caring about her husband and son takes these two annoying women into her home and opens herself and her family up to all sorts of danger Unfortunately long time readers know that this is typical Goldy behavior However this time it just seems to be the icing on the cake The synopsis that the Publisher has included that says this book has laughs Well not so much For first time readers there is no need to read the others in this series to be able to follow this book But then again I would say if you were a first time reader you might want to stay away from this book or get it from the library and save your cash and a tree This was the most chaotic and unbelievable book in this series to date It had a confusing plot distasteful and annoying whiny `too stupid to live' secondary characters and the red herring was so convoluted and unbelievable that it was laughable Spoiler Alert Spoiler Alert Spoiler Alert For those who have been following this series but feel like it may be time to give up and move on here is a spoiler to let you see if you may want to change your mind Goldy and Tom decide to have a baby Can this be the actual end of this series?
Diane Mott Davidson ë Crunch Time ePub
Crunch TimeY an unknown intruder a policeman is assigned to keep an eye on things The action really starts to rev after a second body turns up Swapping her chef's hat for a sleuthing cap the intrepid Goldy turns detective But she's got to move fast It's crunch time to close in on a killer before he can close in on h What with a ridiculously implausible plot Goldy Schulz's incredibly ill considered interference and author Diane Mott Davidson's apparent inability to distinguish between Santería and second sight I simply could not force myself to finish Crunch Time despite being a longtime Goldy Schulz fan Only the recipes delectable as always saved this monstrosity from a one star rating