Series: Faith Fairchild #0.5

Book Review: Katherine Hall Page’s The Body in the Big Apple

Book Review: Katherine Hall Page’s The Body in the Big Apple

Tenth in the Faith Fairchild cooking mystery series, from a publication order standpoint. As part of the chronological timeline of the series, it jumps to first in line (Faith Fairchild #0.5!) as Faith Sibley hasn’t met Tom yet and is just getting her first year of Have Faith under her toque in 1989 New York City. My Take This gives us some back history — pre-Tom! — on Faith’s first year in business, and the start of her amateur sleuthing. There are some perks for Faith as she meets a joyful singer on the bus and everywhere everyone is talking up Have Faith even as someone attempts to kill Faith…or is it Emma? The end is a humdinger; I try to tell myself I should have guessed but…oh well… It was interesting to read about pre-Tom-Ben-Amy Faith with her views on ministerial husbands and the enigma of children — ooh, baby, what she’s got comin’ up! The Story One of Faith’s best friends from school, Emma, has a huge problem, and she tortures Faith with bits and pieces of it. Part of the problem is the murder of Nate Fox, a dissident from the 1960s who has a clandestine link […]

Posted March 18, 2011 by Kathy Davie in Book Reviews / 0 Comments