Stephanie Cole is an active member of the mystery-writing community. Writing as Shelley Costa, she was nominated for both an Edgar and Agatha Award, and she cofounded the Northeast Ohio chapter of Sisters in Crime. She teaches creative writing workshops and lectures on American literature in the greater Cleveland area. For fun she takes violin lessons, studies art history--and eyes them both for murder plots.
Stephanie Cole paints Tuscany vividly from the olive groves to the vineyards. Breakfasts of Bavarian-filled pastry and elegant dinners with white truffle pappardelle blend with clever sleuthing and hysterical mishaps. A delightful mystery, both comforting and exotic, peppered with unexpected characters. --Krista Davis, New York Times bestselling author of The Dog Who Knew Too Much, on Al Dente's Inferno Additional Praise for Stephanie Cole and the Tuscan Cooking School mysteries An intriguing mystery and an intelligent heroine make for the perfect combination. Pull up a chair, pass the parmesan, mangia! -Kylie Logan, national bestselling author of Italian Iced This book made me want to travel to Tuscany, live in a centuries-old convent in Cortona...and follow the engaging Nell Valenti on every adventure. -Julia Buckley, bestselling author of the Writer's Apprentice novels