Another Bite of the “Pumpkin”

Now for a little of the food that shows up from time to time in the Rhe Brewster Mysteries:

boiled NE dinner              Fifteen minutes later we were chatting amiably in the Irish Setter Pub, which was apparently the only Irish eatery in northern Maine. The menu offered bangers and mash, Celtic chicken, and shepherd’s pie, but Robert ordered what he told me was his favorite dish: corned beef with boiled cabbage, potatoes and carrots. In my family this was known as a boiled New England dinner, derived from the traditional Irish meal of beef and boiled cabbage. I ordered the same.

“I wouldn’t have taken you for Irish,” I teased.

“Well, I grew up right here in Aroostook country, which you probably know was settled in part by the Irish. They came from the coffin ships carrying sick and dying passengers from Ireland to Quebec during the potato famine. Many of the survivors then walked across the border to escape further British rule.”

Death by Pumpkin is now on Amazon, but the real release date will be in about nine days, when it becomes available on Kindle.

N.B. With Create Space, once you approve the final copy – which enables you to purchase books for your readings, family and friends – the book automatically is posted on Amazon.



24 thoughts on “Another Bite of the “Pumpkin””

  1. I’ll have to check what’s Celtic chicken. It would make for an interesting title… (I don’t eat meat but it’s intriguing)

    1. Celtic chicken = A tender grilled chicken breast and a traditional guinness infused sausage, with your choice of potato and vegetable of the day

    1. It won’t be on Kindle for another week or so, so I’m not doing a big splash for a while yet. This marketing is such a headache. Thanks for following me and reading!

  2. Congratulations! I was regifted a Kindle that I still haven’t had the time to figure out how to use (or even what KIND it is – whatever happened to manuals?) I plan to join the Kindle generation eventually, 🙂 and your books are on my list of anticipated downloads.

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