Catering to Nobody
  • # of Books:
  • First Book:
    July 1990
  • Latest Book:
    September 2013
  • Genres:
    Amateur Sleuth Mystery
  • Setting:
    Aspen Meadow, Colorado
  • Characters:
    Goldy Schulz, caterer
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The Culinary Series in Order (17 Books)

Order Book Date Rating
1 4
2 5
3 4.5
4 5
5 4
6 4.5
7 4.5
8 4.5
9 4.5

10 4.5
11 4.5
12 4.5
13 4.5
14 4.5
15 4
16 4
17 5

Book Descriptions for series: A Culinary Mystery

  • Book - 1

    Catering the wake of her son's favorite teacher is not Goldy's' idea of fun. Particularly when her former father-in-law passes out, nearly felled by a dose of rat poison. Investigating officer Tom Schulz, though smitten with Goldy and ...

  • Book - 2

    THE CATERER Meet Goldy Bear: a bright, opinionated, wildly inventive caterer whose personal life has become a recipe for disaster. She's got an abusive ex-husband who's into making tasteless threats, a rash of mounting bills that are taking ...

  • Book - 3

    Featuring original recipes for such mouth-watering morsels as Sugar Plum Cake, luscious Red 'n' White Cookies, and savory Nachos Schulz! A DELECTABLE DINNER Thanks to her recent adventures in Dying for Chocolate, Goldy Bear, the premier caterer o...

  • Book - 4

    A BLISSFUL BRIDE... It should be the happiest day of Goldy's life. The Colorado caterer is about to tie the know with the man of her dreams, homicide detective Tom Schulz. But minutes before the ceremony is to begin, Tom phones with an urgent mess...

  • Book - 5

    A GORGEOUS BANQUET... When Goldy, owner of Goldilock's Catering, faces the challenge of whipping up a sumptuous lowfat feast for the Mignon Cosmetics' company banquet, she rises to the occasion brilliantly...only to discover just how ugly the beauty ...

  • Book - 6

    A GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY For caterer Goldy Schulz, who's been worrying about her cash flow, the chance to work for a high-powered company like Prospect Financial Partners seems like a dream come true. But it turns out to be every sense o...

  • Book - 7

    CHILLY RECEPTION Caterer Goldy Schulz has been hired to host a hockey party. But the proceedings won't be all fun and games. Unfortunately, her client won't be satisfied until Goldy adds a hefty serving of revenge. AN EX-HUSBAND FROM HELL...

  • Book - 8

    A CATERER'S NIGHTMARE Caterer Goldy Schulz is convinced things couldn't get worse. An unscrupulous rival is driving her out of business. An incompetent contractor has left her precious kitchen in shambles. And she has just agreed to cater ...

  • Book - 9

    When caterer Goldy Schulz is offered a temporary stint hosting a cooking show for PBS, she jumps at the chance. After all, she could use the money -- not to mention the great exposure. Plus taping the shows at Colorado's posh Killdeer Ski Resort ...

  • Book - 10

    For Colorado caterer Goldy Schulz, accepting a series of bookings at Hyde Castle is like a dream come true. It's not every day that she gets to cook authentic Elizabethan fare -- especially at a real castle that was brought over from England and ...

  • Book - 11

    For Colorado caterer Goldy Schulz, business isn't just booming it's skyrocketing. Her friend Marla is constantly warning her, "Suceess can kill you." But Goldy doesn't take the warning literally until her next booking: a cocktail ...

  • Book - 12

    Caterer supreme Goldy Schulz has more on her plate than she can handle. Her ultra-charming, ultra-wealthy, and seriously psychopathic ex-husband, Dr. John Richard Korman (aka "the Jerk"), is free now that the governor of Colorado has commuted...

  • Book - 13

    "I tripped over the body of Dusty Routt at half past ten on the night of October 19. . . ." Goldy Schulz has a lucrative new gig, preparing breakfasts and conference-room snacks for a local law firm. It's time-consuming, but Goldy is enjoying i...

  • Book - 14

    Goldy Schulz is thrilled to be catering a holiday breakfast feast for the staff of the Aspen Meadow Library. But little does she know that on the menu, alongside the Great Expectations Grapefruit, Chuzzlewit Cheese Pie, and Bleak House Bars, is a lar...

  • Book - 15

    It's been a long summer for Goldy Schulz, who is engaged in planning a wedding reception for Aspen Meadow's nuttiest bridezilla. But then Doc Finn, beloved local physician and the best friend of Goldy's godfather, Jack, is killed when his car tumbles...

  • Book - 16

    When the rental house shared by chef Yolanda Garcia and her irrepressible aunt Ferdinanda is destroyed by arson, the pair moves in with cop-turned-PI Ernest McLeod. But then Ernest is shot dead and his house is set on fire, nearly killing Yolanda, Fe...

  • Book - 17

    Caterer and sleuth extraordinaire Goldy Schulz jumps from the frying pan into the fire as she tries to solve a puzzling murder that is much too close to home. Goldy Schulz knows her food is to die for, but she never expects one of her best friends...


Double Shot
2004 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Amateur Sleuth

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

There are 17 books in the Culinary series.

The Culinary series does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, The Whole Enchilada (Book 17), was published in September 2013.

The first book in the Culinary series, Catering to Nobody, was published in July 1990.

The Culinary series primarily falls into the Amateur Sleuth Mystery genre.