The Diva Serves High Tea

Author: Krista Davis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0425282651
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"When The Parlour opens up in town, domestic diva Sophie Winston finally has a place to satisfy her cravings for all things tea and crumpet related. And the shop serves as the perfect place for the ladies of the town to gather and gossip, especially since it's conveniently located right across the street from the new antique store run by the handsome and charming Warren Smith. a But speculation around Warren really boils over when he's found dead-a victim of poisoning after attending a literacy fundraiser at The Parlour the night before. What Sophie learns about the man leaves a bitter taste in her mouth, and she'll have to strain out a killer from a strange brew of suspects . a.a Includes delicious recipes and entertaining tips! Praise for theaNew York Timesabestselling series'Reader alert- Tasty descriptions may spark intense cupcake cravings.'aThe Washington Posta 'Davis . . . again combines food and felonies in this tasty whodunit.'aRichmond Times-Dispatcha 'Loaded with atmosphere and charm.'aLibrary Journalaa 'A mouthwatering mix of murder, mirth, and mayhem.'aMary Jane Maffini, author ofaThe Busy Woman's Guide to Murdera 'Raucous humor, affectionate characters, and delectable recipes highlight this unpredictable mystery that entertains during any season.'aKings River Life Magazine"

The Diva Frosts a Cupcake

Author: Krista Davis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110162342X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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When a cupcake war ends in murder, Sophie Winston searches for a taste of justice in the seventh Domestic Diva mystery. Sophie and her BFF, Nina Reid Norwood, share a sweet spot for animals. So Sophie is delighted to help when Nina cooks up Cupcakes and Pupcakes—a fund-raising event for animal shelters. But Old Town is in for a whole batch of trouble when a partner leaves Sugar Baby Bakery and unveils her competing cupcakery, Sugar Mama, precisely as the fund-raiser gets under way. Just as it seems nothing else can go wrong, Sugar Baby’s sole remaining employee is found dead. Suspicion falls on the feuding owners, but the scrumptious new guy in town is also raising some eyebrows. Now Sophie and Nina have to sift through the clues and discover who isn’t as sweet as they seem... Includes delicious recipes and entertaining tips!

The Diva Runs Out of Thyme

Author: Krista Davis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440636851
Format: PDF, ePub
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FIRST IN THE SERIES! Domestic diva Sophie Winston is about to learn that some dishes are best served cold... Few can compete with local celebrity Natasha Smith when it comes to entertaining, but Sophie Winston is determined to try. Her childhood rival may have stolen the spotlight—and her husband—but this Thanksgiving Sophie is determined to rob Natasha of the prize for Alexandria, Virginia's Stupendous Stuffing Shakedown. She just needs the right ingredient. But Sophie's search for the perfect turkey takes a basting when she stumbles across a corpse. And when the police find her name and photo inside the victim's car, Sophie will have to set her trussing aside to solve the murder—or she'll be serving up prison grub... Includes delicious recipes and entertaining tips!

The Diva Cooks Up a Storm

Author: Krista Davis
Publisher: Domestic Diva
ISBN: 9781496714695
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In New York Times bestselling author Krista Davis's new Domestic Diva mystery, a trendy, underground dinner club leaves some guests six-feet-under the table--and entertaining professional and amateur sleuth Sophie Winston hopes she has all the right ingredients to put a murderer on ice . . . Sophie Winston can whip up an elaborate event in her sleep, but as the hippest hostess she rarely gets to enjoy the full guest treatment. Which is why her best friend, Nina Reid Norwood, loops her in to the latest culinary craze: a pop-up gourmet dinner party. The celebrity chef, epicurean menu, and high-profile attendees are all a surprise, turning the decadent dining experience into the hottest ticket in Old Town. But Sophie's just pleased as punch that she can join her fellow foodies in some fun . . . The posh party proves to be a recipe for disaster when Hollis Haberman sours spirits by bringing his own hot new dish--his young trophy wife. With Hollis's son and ex-wife in attendance, there may be more heat at the table than in the kitchen. But the next morning, Sophie discovers Hollis swallowing his last bits of air, and she must scramble to stop a killer before anyone else eats their last meal. Includes delicious recipes and entertaining tips! Praise for Krista Davis "Loaded with atmosphere and charm." --Library Journal "A tasty whodunit, which keeps the reader fascinated until the killer is iced." --Richmond Times Dispatch "Reader alert: Tasty descriptions may spark intense cupcake cravings." --The Washington Post

The Diva Cooks a Goose

Author: Krista Davis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101445858
Format: PDF
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Sophie Winston gets wrapped up in a holiday murder in the fourth Domestic Diva mystery... It promises to be a jolly holiday for Sophie until a Scrooge steals the Christmas gifts from her family and neighbors. The evil elf even pinches their Christmas dinners! Sophie quickly ends the neighbors’ finger-pointing by organizing a toy swap for the kids, restoring the spirit of Christmas. But not for long... When her sister-in-law’s father shows up to the Christmas celebration with a diva girlfriend just a month after his separation, someone carries out everyone's thoughts of murder. With relatives and friends under suspicion for the deadly deed, and Sophie’s detective boyfriend Wolf out of town, it’s up to Sophie to chase this goose and cook it. Nobody ruins her Christmas! Includes delicious recipes and entertaining tips!

The Diva Wraps It Up

Author: Krista Davis
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781410473554
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In the latest novel in the national bestselling Domestic Diva Mystery series, it's beginning to look a lot like murder... The holidays are domestic diva Sophie Winston's favorite time of year. But this season, there seem to be more mishaps than mistletoe. First, Horace Scroggins tumbles from a balcony during his office Christmas party. Then, Sophie's neighbor takes a fall from his ladder while decorating his roof with lights. But it's the cookie swap that really starts her wondering who's naughty or nice.... Sophie arrives at the annual event with high spirits and thirteen dozen chocolate-drizzled gingersnaps. But when an argument erupts and a murder ensues, it becomes clear that the recent string of events is anything but accidental. Now Sophie has to make a list of suspects...and check it twice!

The Diva Haunts the House

Author: Krista Davis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101551127
Format: PDF, Docs
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In the fifth mystery in the New York Times bestselling Domestic Diva series, Sophie Winston is getting into the Halloween spirit, but someone else is intent on mischief... Sophie's decorations for a community haunted house are so good, it’s scary. Not to be outdone, rival domestic diva Natasha is throwing a spooktacular Halloween party at her house. But when Sophie arrives, she discovers one of Natasha’s guests dead in a hair-raising Halloween display, and a pale, fanged partygoer fleeing the scene. The cause of death is not immediately apparent, but the victim does have two puncture wounds on his neck. While Sophie’s boyfriend, homicide detective Wolf, investigates, rumors start flying faster than witches on broomsticks. Could the killer be a real vampire—the same one rumored to have lived in Sophie’s haunted house back when it was a boardinghouse? Good thing a domestic diva never runs out of garlic... Includes delicious recipes and entertaining tips!

The Diva Digs Up the Dirt

Author: Krista Davis
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781410454348
Format: PDF, Docs
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After a television crew bulldozes through Sophie's backyard, she finds herself digging up some serious trouble from her boyfriend's past. Includes recipes and decorating tips. Original.

The Diva Steals a Chocolate Kiss

Author: Krista Davis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698187083
Format: PDF
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In the ninth Domestic Diva Mystery, New York Times bestselling author Krista Davis unwraps a tale in which chocolate is the kiss of death… Domestic Diva Sophie Winston is in charge of the sweetest event in Old Town this summer. Amore Chocolates is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary with a chocolate tasting at the mansion of the company’s CEO, Joe Merano—and Sophie is running the show. With cookies, candy, and five kinds of chocolate cake, it’s a chocolate lover’s dream! But when Joe goes missing, the celebration becomes bittersweet. And when Sophie discovers the body of a competing chocolatier in the guesthouse, the event turns downright deadly. As if that wasn’t enough, Sophie’s been receiving daily boxes of sweet treats. After ruling out her new beau and her exes, Sophie wonders if someone’s trying to send her a message—and if she’s next on a chocoholic’s hit list... Includes delicious recipes and entertaining tips!

Murder Most Howl

Author: Krista Davis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101593105
Format: PDF, ePub
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In the third mystery in the New York Times bestselling Paws & Claws series, the Sugar Maple Inn is in for a ruff winter... This January, Wagtail, Virginia, the top pet-friendly destination in the country, is throwing a fun murder mystery weekend—but no one expected the real thing... Holly Miller is delighted her grandmother has finally left the Sugar Maple Inn to take a well-deserved vacation. It means Holly’s in charge, but running the inn might be more challenging than she realized. Wagtail’s throwing a weekend-long murder mystery game to draw in tourists during the slow season, the inn has a full house, and a blizzard is on the way. Trouble is unleashed the night the game begins, when the storm blows in and the lights go out. It gets worse the following morning when Holly’s Jack Russell terrier, Trixie, discovers a body—one that’s actually dead. Now Holly, her calico kitten Twinkletoes, and Trixie must play by the rules and find one dirty dog... Delicious recipes for owners and pets included!