Supper Club Mysteries

6 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 563 ratings

Carbs and Cadavers Publisher's Summary

James Henry, a kind-hearted professor of English literature, is forced to move back home to Quincy's Gap, a tiny town in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, to care for his aging father. Shortly after moving into a house that hasn't changed since his childhood, the overweight, divorced, book-loving cheese puff addict accepts a position as head librarian and joins a supper club for dieters who call themselves the "Flab Five".

Avoiding carbs is almost impossible in this deep-fried, all-you-can-eat Southern town, so the mysterious death of a young and healthy athlete provides the perfect distraction. While trying to cut carbs and avoid temptations, James and his fellow supper club members work together to shed pounds and track down a killer.

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  • Book 1

    • Carbs and Cadavers

    • Supper Club Mysteries Series, Book 1
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 173

    James Henry, a kind-hearted professor of English literature, is forced to move back home to Quincy's Gap, a tiny town in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, to care for his aging father. Shortly after moving into a house that hasn't changed since his childhood, the overweight, divorced, book-loving cheese puff addict accepts a position as head librarian and joins a supper club for dieters who call themselves the "Flab Five". Avoiding carbs is almost impossible in this deep-fried, all-you-can-eat Southern town.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great series by Ellery Adams.

    • By Lynda Turpin on 12-13-17

    Regular price: $26.59

  • Book 2

    • Fit to Die

    • Supper Club Mysteries, Book 2
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106

    James Henry, a lovable librarian, has gotten used to being back home in Quincy's Gap, a tiny town in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. He has a job he adores, a group of close friends and fellow dieters who call themselves the "Flab Five", and is actually thinking about starting an exercise regimen. Six months after starting a low-carb diet, however, James and the Flab Five have fallen off the diet wagon. A new ice cream shop has opened in town, but so has the Witness to Fitness weight loss center, run by the zealous Veronica Levitt.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Low Cal Plates. Lifting Weights and Deadly Fates

    • By Debbie on 02-08-18

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 3

    • Chili Con Corpses

    • Supper Club Mysteries Series, Book 3
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    Despite his trimmer waistline, his girlfriend Lucy's affections for him seem to have inexplicably cooled. So when Lindy suggests the supper club members join a Mexican cooking class, James leaps at the chance to try something new. The Flab Five's classmates include Shenandoah Star Ledger editor Murphy Alistair and twin sisters with supermodel physiques. When one of the sisters is murdered during a school field trip to Luray Caverns, the amateur sleuths set out to catch the killer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love the Flab 5!

    • By Christina on 07-04-18

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 4

    • Stiffs and Swine

    • Supper Club Mysteries Series, Book 4
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    James Henry and the Flab Five are invited to serve as judges at Hog Fest, a celebrated barbecue festival in the Virginia mountains. But when one of the "pit masters" is found dead and a member of the supper club is accused of the murder, James and his friends have to lick the sauce off their fingers and get to work catching a killer. Amid a fairground filled with colorful people and tempting food, The Flab Five are sure to fall off the diet wagon. But James Henry has more to worry about than his expanding waistline.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 5 STARS

    • By Beatrice on 03-01-18

    Regular price: $26.59

  • Book 5

    • The Battered Body

    • Supper Club Mysteries Series, Book 5
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    There's big trouble in Quincy's Gap when the "Diva of Dough" arrives to bake the wedding cake for Milla and Jackson's Christmas Eve wedding. The Diva, a celebrity television chef and cookbook author, is Milla's younger sister. And while her cakes are delectably sweet and incredibly beautiful, the Diva makes enemies wherever she goes. When one of the Diva's enemies decides to take her out, and Deputy Lucy Hanover finds the famous chef's body covered in cake batter, the Supper Club members find themselves up to their necks in suspects.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Favorite (so far) in the series

    • By Selma on 09-21-18

    Regular price: $26.59

  • Book 6

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