By Ovidia Yu
Rosie “Aunty” Lee, the feisty widow, novice sleuth, and owner of Singapore’s best-loved domestic cooking eating place, is again in one other delectable, witty secret concerning scandal and homicide one of the city’s elite.
Few understand extra approximately what is going on in Singapore than Aunty Lee. while a scandal over unlawful organ donation regarding renowned voters makes information, she already has a listing of suspects. There’s no time to snoop, though—Aunty Lee’s Delights is catering a brunch for neighborhood socialites Henry and Mabel Sung at their opulent house.
Rumor has it that the Sung’s fortune is in difficulty, and Aunty Lee wonders if the gossip is correct. yet quickly after arriving on the Sung’s condo, her interest turns to suspicion. Why is a garage condominium she discovers locked? what's the couple arguing approximately in the back of closed doorways? the place is the visitor of honor who by no means confirmed up?
Then, Mabel Sung and her son Leonard are came upon lifeless. The specialists blame it on Aunty Lee’s distinctive stewed fowl with buah keluak, an area black nut that may be toxic if cooked improperly. Aunty Lee hasn't ever carelessly ready a dish. She’s sure the deaths are murder—and that they’re in some way associated with the organ donor scandal.
To retailer her enterprise and her acceptance, she’s received to end up it—and unmask a perilous killer whose subsequent sufferer may be Aunty Lee.
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Feng said. " Tom brought the atomicar down on an avenue running along the river. Then he drove on into the Hauptstrasse, or main street. The narrow thoroughfare was crowded with traffic. Students whizzed by on motorcycles and motor scooters. Dr. Feng deposited his luggage at his private lodgings. Afterward, he guided the teen-agers around the Old University and New University. The latter, he said, had been built partly with American funds. "Actually, Heidelberg has no real campus. Its buildings are scattered all over town, on both sides of the river.
Bud retorted with a grin, eying the pretty female students who were lounging about the grassy courtyard of the New University with their books and friends. Sandy and Phyl were entranced as they strolled about the cobbled streets of the Altstadt, or Old Town, with its quaint baroque buildings. Dr. Feng showed his guests the ancient Gothic-style Church of the Holy Ghost. Then he glanced at his watch. " The professor took the teen-agers to an old medieval-looking tavern, where they ordered sandwiches.
Then he checked the telephone directory. No "J. Bascum" was listed. "That doesn't prove much," Tom pointed out. " Ames frowned and began pacing about the office. " Tom argued. " "I'll admit I can't answer that one," Ames said, "unless he has a confederate. Anyhow, let's check some samples of Crivet's-" He broke off to answer the telephone. Ames's face flushed with anger as he hung up. " Tom asked. "That was the operative who's been shadowing Crivet. " Tom glanced at the clock. Its hands showed 10:24.
Aunty Lee's Deadly Specials (Singaporean Mystery, Book 2) by Ovidia Yu