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Mrs. Kaplan and the Matzoh Ball of Death
Mark Reutlinger


Alibi
November 2014
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Featuring: Bertha Finkelstein; Rose Kaplan; Ida
188 pages
ISBN: 0553393391
EAN: 9780553393392
Kindle: B00KK0PJJ2
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Move over, Miss Marple—Mark Reutlinger’s charming cozy debut introduces readers to the unforgettable amateur sleuth Rose Kaplan and her loyal sidekick, Ida.
 
Everyone knows that Rose Kaplan makes the best matzoh ball soup around—she’s a regular matzoh ball maven—so it’s no surprise at the Julius and Rebecca Cohen Home for Jewish Seniors when, once again, Mrs. K wins the honor of preparing the beloved dish for the Home’s seder on the first night of Passover.
 
But when Bertha Finkelstein is discovered facedown in her bowl of soup, her death puts a bit of a pall on the rest of the seder. And things go really meshugge when it comes out that Bertha choked on a diamond earring earlier stolen from resident Daisy Goldfarb. Suddenly Mrs. K is the prime suspect in the police investigation of both theft and murder. Oy vey—it’s a recipe for disaster, unless Rose and her dear friend Ida can summon up the chutzpah to face down the police and solve the mystery themselves.

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Re: Mrs. Kaplan and the Matzoh Ball of Death

This book sounds like a delightful story and a very fun read!
Please enter me to win!
(Joyce Kernan 10:22am November 18, 2014)

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