So Dear To Wicked Men

Nick and Julia Lambros Mysteries

Takis Iakovou and Judy Iakovou

Minotaur Books

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So Dear to Wicked Men is a debut mystery novel introducing Nick and Julia Lambros, who trade in their aprons for detective gear when a customer is poisoned in their restaurant.
After several years of hard work, Nick and Julia Lambros have made a real success of the Oracle Cafe in the college town of Delphi, Georgia.  That is, until one of their regular morning customers keels over in his coffee.  Someone in the group of local businessmen who meet daily for breakfast has poisoned unlucky Glenn Bohannon and made it look as though Nick's cooking is to blame.  With their livelihood--and then their lives--on the line, Julia and Nick must find out who killed Glenn and why, in order to save themselves.

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So Dear to Wicked Men
Chapter OneGlenn Bohannon's breakfast was served on a gleaming white platter edged in a geometric pattern of deep, Mediterranean blue. Nick had garnished it with an artfully twisted slice of Valencia orange and a sprig of fresh mint. I set it in front of Glenn, on a blue tablecloth that matched the trim on the platter, and added a side order of homemade biscuits. Murder à la carte. 
 
If, as the ancients believed, all men are accompanied by daimones, agents of the gods to act out their will in our lives, then surely our daimon must be Epimetheus.

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Takis Iakovou and Judy Iakovou

While Takis and Judy Iakovou have owned and managed restaurants for nearly twenty years, only recently have they put this experience to work writing mysteries.  The authors of two other Nick and Julia Lambros mysteries, they live in Athens, Georgia, with their two daughters and two Scottish terriers.

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So Dear To Wicked Men
Takis Iakovou and Judy Iakovou

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books
October 1996
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ISBN: 9781466811751
ISBN10: 1466811757
320 pages
$7.99
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