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The Gourmet Detective by Peter King1
Spiced to Death by Peter King2
Dying on the Vine by Peter King3
Death al Dente by Peter King4
A Healthy Place to Die by Peter King5
Eat, Drink, and Be Buried by Peter King6
Roux the Day by Peter King7
Dine and Die on the Danube Express by Peter King8

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  5. Eggs in Purgatory by Laura Childs (2008)
  6. Appetite for Murder: A Culinary Mystery (Culinary Mysteries) by Cecile Lamalle (1999)
  7. Candy Apple Dead by Sammi Carter (2005)
  8. Steamed by Susan Conant (2006)
  9. Cooks Overboard by Joanne Pence (1998)
  10. On What Grounds by Cleo Coyle (2003)
  11. The Jasmine Moon Murder by Laura Childs (2004)
  12. Mistletoe Man by Susan Wittig Albert (2000)
  13. Death Dines In by Claudia Bishop (2004)
  14. State Of The Onion by Julie Hyzy (2008)
  15. Marinade for Murder by Claudia Bishop (2000)

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How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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