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Food Detective
by Judith Cutler | Mystery & Thrillers
Registered by wingbookstogivewing of Springville, Tennessee USA on 3/9/2012
Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

status (set by JennyC1230): reserved


3 journalers for this copy...

Journal Entry 1 by wingbookstogivewing from Springville, Tennessee USA on Friday, March 09, 2012

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Journal Entry 2 by wingbookstogivewing at Winchester, Massachusetts USA on Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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Released 3 yrs ago (9/30/2014 UTC) at Winchester, Massachusetts USA

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Journal Entry 3 by wingeponine38wing at Winchester, Massachusetts USA on Thursday, December 11, 2014

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Thank you for this wishlist book, bookstogive! I look forward to reading it and thank you for your thoughtfulness. 


Journal Entry 4 by wingeponine38wing at Winchester, Massachusetts USA on Saturday, February 27, 2016

8 out of 10

Well-constructed mystery set in and around a British countryside pub. Owner Josie Welford is a complicated character, as she was once married to a gangster who ended up in prison. It was his ill-gotten money that enabled Josie to start a new life and open the place. The detective who put him away now appears in the village in another role: as food-safety inspector. A little of everything in this book! Recommended.

[The dust jacket says "recipes included" but I didn't see any...]

Amazon:
Josie Welford desperately hopes for a fresh start. Widow to one of Britain's most wanted criminals, she begins a new venture as the licensee of the local pub in Kings Duncombe, and soon becomes a thriving member of the community. That is until Inspector Nick Thomas, the man who put her husband in jail, appears on the scene. Now an inspector for the Food Standards Agency, he advises Josie to change from her local suppliers. How could Josie ever have foreseen the terrible consequences of this simple decision? Very soon she finds herself an outcast once more, ostracised by her erstwhile friendly neighbours. Even her employees are being warned off. Her hopes of a new life in tatters, she hears that the local vet has disappeared. Could the two things be connected? And why does everybody act as though they have a secret to hide? Bringing a reluctant Nick on to the case, Josie prepares to investigate.
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Reserved for bookstogive's Mystery/Thriller/Suspense VBB. 


Journal Entry 5 by wingeponine38wing at Winchester, Massachusetts USA on Friday, July 08, 2016

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Released 2 yrs ago (7/8/2016 UTC) at Winchester, Massachusetts USA

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On its way to JennyC1230 via bookstogive's Mystery/Thriller VBB. Hope you like this quirky book!

Released for Keep Them Moving Challenge hosted by booklady331.
Released for 2016 July Ultimate Challenge hosted by jumpingin. This month's theme is Cops and Robbers.


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Journal Entry 6 by JennyC1230 at Woodstock, Georgia USA on Wednesday, July 13, 2016

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Thanks for sending to me from: Bookstogive's Mystery/Thriller VBB. I haven't heard of this book or author, but it looks like an interesting book.
 


Journal Entry 7 by JennyC1230 at Woodstock, Georgia USA on Wednesday, August 30, 2017

8 out of 10

My Review: This is a fun book! I love the main character Josie Welford, she's tough, but kind. She owns a pub in a small English town. She has a past, but that actually makes her more interesting and likable. I love the small town characters in the book.

Reserved for a bookbox. 


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