The Resource Arsenic and adobo, Mia P. Manansala

Arsenic and adobo, Mia P. Manansala

Label
Arsenic and adobo
Title
Arsenic and adobo
Statement of responsibility
Mia P. Manansala
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first book in a new culinary cozy series full of sharp humor and delectable dishes-one that might just be killer. When Lila Macapagal moves back home to recover from a horrible breakup, her life seems to be following all the typical rom-com tropes. She's tasked with saving her Tita Rosie's failing restaurant, and she has to deal with a group of matchmaking aunties who shower her with love and judgment. But when a notoriously nasty food critic (who happens to be her ex-boyfriend) drops dead moments after a confrontation with Lila, her life quickly swerves from a Nora Ephron romp to an Agatha Christie case. With the cops treating her like she's the one and only suspect, and the shady landlord looking to finally kick the Macapagal family out and resell the storefront, Lila's left with no choice but to conduct her own investigation. Armed with the nosy auntie network, her barista best bud, and her trusted Dachshund, Longanisa, Lila takes on this tasty, twisted case and soon finds her own neck on the chopping block
Member of
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Agatha Award for Best First Novel, 2021.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2021.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10955945
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Manansala, Mia P
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Tita Rosie's kitchen
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Restaurants
  • Homicide
  • Single women
  • Filipino American women
  • Illinois
Label
Arsenic and adobo, Mia P. Manansala
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page viii)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xi, 316 pages
Isbn
9780593201671
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Arsenic and adobo, Mia P. Manansala
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page viii)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xi, 316 pages
Isbn
9780593201671
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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