Aunty Lee's Delights

by Ovidia Yu | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 0062227165 Global Overview for this book
Registered by xtrdnry of Parkdale, Victoria Australia on 4/16/2021
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Journal Entry 1 by xtrdnry from Parkdale, Victoria Australia on Friday, April 16, 2021
After losing her husband, Rosie Lee could easily have become one of Singapore's "tai tai," an idle rich lady devoted to mah-jongg and luxury shopping. Instead she threw herself into building a culinary empire from her restaurant, Aunty Lee's Delights, where spicy Singaporean home cooking is graciously served to locals and tourists alike. But when a body is found in one of Singapore's beautiful tourist havens, and when one of her wealthy guests fails to show at a dinner party, Aunty Lee knows that the two are likely connected.

The murder and disappearance throws together Aunty Lee's henpecked stepson Mark, his social-climbing wife Selina, a gay couple whose love is still illegal in Singapore, and an elderly Australian tourist couple whose visit-billed at first as a pleasure cruise-may mask a deeper purpose. Investigating the murder is rookie Police Commissioner Raja, who quickly discovers that the savvy and well-connected Aunty Lee can track down clues even better than local law enforcement.

Journal Entry 2 by xtrdnry at The Fat Cup Cafe in Blackburn, Victoria Australia on Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Released 1 mo ago (5/5/2021 UTC) at The Fat Cup Cafe in Blackburn, Victoria Australia

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Journal Entry 4 by wingmarmee463wing at Templestowe, Victoria Australia on Sunday, May 16, 2021
This is a fun, spicy mystery combining food lore and Auntie Lee’s cooking inspired philosophies. The story is told from multiple points of view which is especially entertaining because there’s an international multicultural cast: Singaporean residents who are ethnic Chinese, Indian, Malay, Eurasian, and Filipino, and tourists from America and Australia. Plenty of twists and turns along the way. Overall an entertaining read.

Journal Entry 5 by wingmarmee463wing at Greensborough Plaza in Greensborough, Victoria Australia on Friday, May 21, 2021

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