Death al Fresco Book Review

As satisfying as a big plate of the pasta served at Solari’s Restaurant, Death al Fresco is sure to leave you with a smile on your face.

Just the Facts

Name: Death al Fresco (Third book in the Sally Solari Mystery Series)

Author: Leslie Karst

Publisher: Crooked Lane Books

A Little About the Book

Sally Solari is enjoying Fall and embracing life as a new restaurant owner when trouble has it’s way of finding her once again. This time the dead body of local fisherman, Gino washes up on the shore of Monterey Bay. Gino was a frequent guest at Sally’s family restaurant and fingers immediately start to point at Sally’s dad. Can she clear the family name and get to the bottom of what really happened to Gino?

Stuff You Should Know

Sub-Themes
family restaurant, California coast, multi-generational family, small business owners, Italian heritage

Can You Start the Series in the Middle?
This is the first book in the series I read. I could tell there was a backstory that I missed, but it didn’t affect my ability to enjoy this book in the slightest.

If You Like …
Daryl Wood Gerber’s French Bistro Mystery Series, you’ll enjoy this book.

Marie’s Thoughts

I enjoyed this book. I thought the characters in this book were strong and relatable. I love multi-generational families and watching how the dynamics play out within them. This book also did a nice job of endearing you to the characters so you are hooked and want to be sure to come back for future installments.

I received a complimentary copy of this book as part of the Cozy Mystery Review Crew. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. 



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