Catering to Nobody
Goldy (a nickname for Gertrude) Bear is a caterer in the small town of Aspen Meadow, Colorado. She needs her catering business to survive, as her ex-husband is inconsistent with child support, so when her son's favorite teacher is found dead, she unfortunately feels she has to cater the postfuneral buffet. At the buffet, someone tries to poison her ex-husband's father, who is a doctor. Because of this, the investigating officer tells Goldy that not on... Chopping Spree
Bantam, July 2002, 23.95, 306 pp.
While Goldy's ex-husband is in jail, her marriage to policeman Tom Schulz is stable and happy and her catering business is successful beyond her wildest dreams. Her old school friend Barry Dean has commissioned her to cater an event at the Westside Mall but the evening ends in Barry's death and a trip to the hospital for Goldy.
The police question her, making it clear she's a suspect but ... Double Shot
Morrow, Oct 2004, 24.95, 310 pp.
Caterer Goldy Schulz cannot believe the Governor of Colorado commuted the sentence of her ex-husband wealthy Dr. John Korman, imprisoned for aggravated assault for beating up a girlfriend as he did Goldy on numerous occasions. Still she cannot worry about the “Jerk” as she has an event to cater. However, not long after John is freed, Goldy is knocked unconscious and the memorial luncheon for Alb... Dying for Chocolate
Colorado caterer and amature sleuth, Goldy Bear and her son have moved out of their house while a new security system is being installed. They find themselves living in the mansion of Goldys' best friends sister, Adele. A close friend is mysterously killed in a car accident, and Goldy's soemtimes boyfriend asks Goldy for help. While trying to solve the first murder, another body turns up. This time in the pool of the house Goldy is living in. Will G...
Goldy is a caterer in Colorado who is newly married to a cop, has a teenage son Arch and a protege named Julian Teller who helps her. Julian is in the throes of his first love affair with Claire who ends up murdered while working at a saleslady for a prestigious makeup company at a department store. Picketers, a near bombing, a rival makeup company and a huge catering event that will substantially help Goldy's income all come together while Goldy tries t... Last Suppers
On her wedding day,Goldy the caterer,receives a phone call from her fiance telling her the priest who was to perform the ceremony is dead. Then her beloved fiance,Tom,is kidnapped by the murderer. ... Prime Cut
A much hated contractor is murdered. Goldy(the main character who is also a caterer)finds the body and is drawn into the investigation. Later,a murder hits much closer to home. ... Sticks and Scones
STICKS & SCONES
Bantam, Apr 2001, 23.95, 320 pp.
Though her beloved spouse Tom is on a police matter in New Jersey, Aspen Meadow, Colorado resident Goldy Schultz feels a bit encouraged now that she has her first major catering job in a month. The Hyde Castle event means future jobs for Goldilocks Catering recovering from the debacle of the Lauderdale incident.
However, her upbeat feelings collapse when she learns her ex-hu... The Cereal Murders
After Goldy caters a college advisory dinner at Elk Park Preparatory School, the private school which her son Arch and live-in helper Julian attend, she finds the body of the senior class valedictorian in the snow on the school grounds. When she calls home, she also finds out that that night a rock was thrown through an upstairs window in her house, where 12-year-old Arch spent the evening alone. The next day Goldy starts getting hang-up calls, and she... The Grilling Season
Goldy is trying to help her son with his fathers imprisonment and at the same time trying to figure if he is guilty or not. She is struggling inside with the question of his quilt....
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The Last Suppers
Cater Goldy Bear's wedding to cop Tom Schultz doesn't happen because Father Olson is found dead and Tom has been kidnapped. Goldy believes the way to find Tom is through the motive for the murder and Tom's cryptic notes. Conflicts between two groups of church members, the stress of catering last minute affairs, and a wanna-be Episcopalian priest who may stop at nothing including blackmail all hinder Goldy's attempts to find the missing groom. Will there ... The Main Corpse
Goldy the caterer is back. Married to the wonderful Tom Shultz for a year now. There is an addtion to the family. A bloodhound named Jake. Hopefully Marla, Goldy's Best friend, can find her new love in investment broker Tony Royce.According to Tony there's gold in Colorado and Marla invests. When Marla discovers there is a problem with the estimates of gold in the mine she argues with Tony's partner at a large gathering of investors catered by Goldy. Thr... Tough Cookie
Goldy's catering business is presently shut down because the local health inspector told her that she will need different drains to operate out of her house. The problem is that the new drains will cost several thousand dollars, and since Tom and Goldy just did some remodeling in the house, they are short of money. Goldy's friend Eileen helps her out by getting her a cooking show that will air on PBS for a few weeks, but even though Goldy appreciates i...