Death of a Crabby Cook

Death of a Crabby Cook

A Food Festival Mystery

Mass Market Paperback
Additional Formats
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • ISBN 9780451467812
  • 336 Pages
  • NAL
  • Adult


First in a new series!

At the San Francisco Seafood Festival, someone is steamed enough to kill a cook….

When restaurant reviewer Darcy Burnett gets served a pink slip from the San Francisco Chronicle, she needs to come up with an alternative recipe for success quickly. Her feisty aunt Abby owns a tricked-out school bus, which she’s converted into a hip and happening food truck, and Darcy comes aboard as a part-timer while she develops a cookbook project based on recipes from food fests in the Bay Area.

But she soon finds someone’s been trafficking in character assassination—literally—when a local chef turns up dead and her aunt is framed for the murder. The restaurant chef was an outspoken enemy of food trucks, and now Darcy wonders if one of the other vendors did him in. With her aunt’s business—and freedom—on the line, it’s up to Darcy to steer the murder investigation in the right direction and put the brakes on an out-of-control killer….

Death of a Crabby Cook

Death of a Crabby Cook

Penny Pike


Praise for Penny Pike writing as Penny Warner and her Party-Planning Mystery Series:

 “A party you don’t want to miss.”—New York Times Bestselling Author Denise Swanson

“The books dish up a banquet of mayhem.”—The Oakland Tribune

“Delightful!”—Meritorious Mysteries



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