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State of the Onion (A White House Chef Mystery)
by Julie Hyzy

Published: 2008-01-02
Mass Market Paperback : 336 pages
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Introducing White House Assistant Chef Olivia Paras, who is rising-and sleuthing-to the top.

Includes recipes for a complete presidential menu! Never let them see you sweat-that's White House Assistant Chef Olivia Paras's motto, which is pretty hard to honor in the most important kitchen ...
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Introduction

Introducing White House Assistant Chef Olivia Paras, who is rising-and sleuthing-to the top.

Includes recipes for a complete presidential menu! Never let them see you sweat-that's White House Assistant Chef Olivia Paras's motto, which is pretty hard to honor in the most important kitchen in the world. She's hell-bent on earning her dream job, Executive Chef. There's just one thing: her nemesis is vying for it, too. Well, that and the fact that an elusive assassin wants to see her fry.

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  "State of the Onion"by [email protected] (see profile) 01/23/17

A fun, cozy mystery set within the White House kitchen.

 
by mymburrows (see profile) 05/03/16

 
  "State of the Onion"by Hspencer (see profile) 02/15/12

I found it to be interesting as I had not thought about how much thought must go into the White House food preparation and the pomp & circumstance that is necessary for international & national politics!... (read more)

 
  "State of the Onion"by RitaCordelia (see profile) 02/14/12

Hard to get into but then a fluff easy read. Too many red herrings that didn't have a purpose when the book was completed. Characters and relationships not believeable.

 
  "Not a book that hooks you"by mlharned (see profile) 02/14/12

The book was an "okay" read, but there's not a whole lot else to say about it. The characters were not particularly likeable or believable, and the plot was pretty unreal. Basically, the main character,... (read more)

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