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Dim Sum Dead (Paperback) (Jerrilyn Farmer)

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Yep. In hip Hollywood, that kitsch old game is fast becoming the next "new" obsession -- and that calls for a party! Madeline Bean and her charming partner Wesley Westcott are determined to throw a gonzo Chinese New Year banquet. But among the hot mah-jongg tiles, the steamy dim sum, and the frosty Singapore slings, no one expects to find one of the players ice-cold dead!

Meanwhile, in one of the historic celebrity mansions that Wesley is restoring as a sideline, a well-aimed crowbar uncovers a stash of precious objects -- including an antique mah-jongg set. As Madeline pieces together how these two events are connected, she must separate the yin from the yang to uncover a killer. It doesn't take a fortune cookie to spell it out. There is always a price to pay...whether gambling at mah-jongg -- or murder.

Hollywood party planner Madeline Bean and her partner, Wesley Westcott, set out to create the most extraordinary Chinese New Year banquet, but the event becomes complicated when one of the guests turns up dead among the mah-jongg tiles and Wesley stumbles upon a mysterious treasure while restoring a historic mansion. Original.
Number of Pages: 248
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Detectives / Amateur, Mystery + Crime, Women, Cookery, Detective Duos
Series Title: A Madeline Bean Catering Mystery
Format: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins
Author: Jerrilyn Farmer
Language: English
Street Date: April 1, 2001
TCIN: 12005610
UPC: 9780380817184
Item Number (DPCI): 248-32-4918
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