Saturday, May 31, 2014

Small Plates-Katherine Hall Page

Small Plates Katherine Hall Page Morrow, May 27 2014, $24.99 ISBN 9780062310798 This enjoyable nine-story anthology includes six entertaining entries starring caterer Faith Fairchild. Series fans will appreciate these terrific tales including those lacking Faith as we Have Faith in Katherine Hall Page’s to create enticing stories. The fabulous Faith Fairchild: In “The Ghost of Winthrop” Faith seeks a missing will. An escape to the Cape ends for Faith and Thomas when a terrified woman asks the couple to protect her from her husband in “Death in the Dunes.” Faith and her sister fear for the accident-prone bride in “Across the Pond.” Musing that “The Proof is Always in the Pudding,” Faith looks into her husband’s long held family “beliefs”. Sliced” takes place in a TV reality cook-off as Faith participates but not in the way she planned. The past may be haunting but to Faith the present feels uplifting in “The Two Marys”. The terrific tales lacking Faith: “The Would-Be Widower” plans to eliminate his wife so he can be the choice of the widow brigade. It is “A Perfect Maine Day” for drowning victim Myra’s funeral. Finally in “Hiding Places,” the newlywed wife begins to wonder who she married. Harriet Klausner

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