Death by Devil's Breath

Death by Devil's Breath

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Penguin Putnam
Whoever dies in Vegas, stays in Vegas in the second Chili Cook-Off Mystery...

In Las Vegas, the stakes are high—and so is the Scoville scale. Maxie Pierce and the Chili Showdown are in town for a very heated contest devoted to judging the legendary and notorious-for-being-self-combustible Devil’s Breath chili. The guest judges are casino performers with a taste for chili and an eye for publicity.

Maxie is already going mad organizing the event, dealing with her snide half sister, Sylvia, and trying to figure out her hothead of security, Nick. But when a local hack comedian drops dead in the middle of the Showdown, it isn’t the spicy dish—it’s poison. And Maxie is going to have to shuffle through a full deck of suspects to pick out the culprit.

INCLUDES DELICIOUS RECIPES!

Random House, Inc.
Cold-blooded murder can be hot as hell…

In Las Vegas, the stakes are high—and so is the Scoville scale. Maxie Pierce and the Chili Showdown are in town for a very heated contest devoted to judging the legendary and notorious-for-being-self-combustible Devil’s Breath chili. The guest judges are casino performers with a taste for chili and an eye for publicity.

Maxie is already going mad organizing the event, dealing with her snide half sister, Sylvia, and trying to figure out her hothead of security, Nick. But when a local hack comedian drops dead in the middle of the Showdown, it isn’t the spicy dish—it’s poison. And Maxie is going to have to shuffle through a full deck of suspects to pick out the culprit.

INCLUDES DELICIOUS RECIPES!


Baker & Taylor
During the Chili Showdown in Las Vegas, one semi-celebrity judge drops dead after taste-testing the self-combustible Devil's Breath Chili due to a last-minute ingredient addition—poison. Original.

Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, c2014
Edition: Berkley Prime Crime mass-market ed
ISBN: 9780425262429
Branch Call Number: PB MYSTERY LOG
Characteristics: 294 p. ;,18 cm.

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