By Ovidia Yu
Rosie “Aunty” Lee, the feisty widow, beginner sleuth, and owner of Singapore’s best-loved domestic cooking eating place, is again in one other delectable, witty secret related to scandal and homicide one of the city’s elite.
Few comprehend extra approximately what is going on in Singapore than Aunty Lee. whilst a scandal over unlawful organ donation concerning in demand electorate makes information, she already has an inventory of suspects. There’s no time to snoop, though—Aunty Lee’s Delights is catering a brunch for neighborhood socialites Henry and Mabel Sung at their opulent house.
Rumor has it that the Sung’s fortune is in difficulty, and Aunty Lee wonders if the gossip is right. yet quickly after arriving on the Sung’s residence, her interest turns to suspicion. Why is a garage apartment she discovers locked? what's the couple arguing approximately in the back of closed doorways? the place is the visitor of honor who by no means confirmed up?
Then, Mabel Sung and her son Leonard are stumbled on useless. The experts blame it on Aunty Lee’s precise stewed bird with buah keluak, a neighborhood black nut that may be toxic if cooked improperly. Aunty Lee hasn't ever carelessly ready a dish. She’s yes the deaths are murder—and that they’re in some way associated with the organ donor scandal.
To retailer her company and her attractiveness, she’s received to turn out it—and unmask a deadly killer whose subsequent sufferer could be Aunty Lee.
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