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Fiction and Cookery

Cookery fiction is all the rage these days. Check out these titles that include cookery chick lit, romance, and mystery (some even come with recipes).

Andrews, Mary Kay
Deep Dish
The love story of Gina Foxton, a chef in a reality TV cooking show, is brought to you by the bestselling author of Savannah Breeze and Hissy Fit.
Barrett, Lorna
Murder is Binding
This is a cozy mystery that combines cooking with investigation to find a rare missing book.
Crawford, Isis
A Catered Christmas: A Mystery With Recipes
A cooking contest and a murder add up to make an especially stressful Christmas season in this cooking mystery.
Gordon, Nadia
Death by the Glass: A Sunny McCoskey Napa Valley Mystery
Follow Sunny McCoskey as she investigates the mysterious death of a fancy Napa Valley sommelier.
Page, Katherine Hall
The Body in the Gallery: A Faith Fairchild Mystery
Faith Caterer tries to solve the murder mysteries in the Ganley Museum of Art in Aleford, Mass. A very enjoyable mystery with a lot of fun foodie details.
Jacobs, Kate
Comfort Food
A cooking channel diva struggles with her fear of aging, her youthful competition at work, and the love lives of her daughters.
Johnson, Claire M.
Roux Morgue
The author uses a culinary school in Roux Morgue to illustrate how pastry-chef Mary Ryan can be brilliant at her profession and interested in solving murders.
Kalpakian, Laura
American Cookery: A Novel
A compelling story about a woman's above average interest in food and its influence on her life.
Parkhurst, Brooke
Belle in the Big Apple: A Novel With Recipes
Follow the big city adventures of an out-of-place Southern belle as she navigates the world of New York City journalism.
Volland, Susan
Cooking for Mr. Right
On a quest to win back her ex-boyfriend Gaston, sous-chef Kate cooks up the perfect recipe for happiness. This is an ideal book for foodie chick-lit lovers.

Updated: August 13, 2009