Saturday, April 21, 2018

Pg. 69: Teresa Dovalpage's "Death Comes in through the Kitchen"

Featured at the Page 69 Test: Death Comes in through the Kitchen by Teresa Dovalpage.

About the book, from the publisher:
Set in Havana during the Black Spring of 2003, a charming but poison-laced culinary mystery reveals the darker side of the modern Revolution, complete with authentic Cuban recipes

Matt, a San Diego journalist, arrives in Havana to marry his girlfriend, Yarmila, a 24-year-old Cuban woman whom he first met through her food blog. But Yarmi isn’t there to meet him at the airport, and when he hitches a ride to her apartment, he finds her lying dead in the bathtub.

With Yarmi’s murder, lovelorn Matt is immediately embroiled in a Cuban adventure he didn’t bargain for. The police and secret service have him down as their main suspect, and in an effort to clear his name, he must embark on his own investigation into what really happened. The more Matt learns about his erstwhile fiancĂ©e, though, the more he realizes he had no idea who she was at all—but did anyone?
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