In A Field Guide to Homicide by Lynn Cahoon, Cat Latimer and her writer’s retreat group go on a hiking trip—but a murderer has been lurking off the beaten path. Cat’s sweetheart, Seth, is going all out on an outing into the local mountains—for the benefit of the writing group Cat’s hosting at her Colorado B&B. But when they try to identify some plant and animal life, they find death instead. The body belongs to a man with a gold claim a few miles away. Instead of striking it rich, he’s been struck down. To his surprise, Seth recognizes the victim from his military days—and up to now believed he’d already died during his last tour of duty. Now Cat has to solve this mystery before the killer takes a hike.
Grab a comfy seat to enjoy A Field Guide to Homicide with a teacup of your favorite green tea and a slice of this Special Sunday Shrimp Frittata! Get the savory recipe below!
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 bunch green onions, chopped
- 1 yellow or red bell pepper, chopped
- 1 (8-ounce) package sliced fresh mushrooms
- 2 cups baby spinach (about one-third of a 6-ounce bag)
- 1 (4-ounce) can tiny shrimp
- 8 large eggs
- ⅓ cup of milk
- ¾ cup shredded mozzarella
- 1 cup fresh fruit
- Preheat oven to 375º.
- In a large cast-iron skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, pepper, mushrooms, and spinach; cook, stirring constantly, until spinach is wilted and vegetables are tender, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove skillet from heat. Add shrimp to skillet mixture, stirring to combine.
- In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs and milk. Pour egg mixture into skillet; gently stir.
- Sprinkle cheese over skillet mixture.
- Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until eggs are set. Serve with fruit.
About the Author
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lynn Cahoon is an Idaho expat and the author of the Cat Latimer Mystery series, the Farm-to-Fork Mystery series, and the Tourist Trap Mystery series. She grew up living the small-town life she now loves to write about. Currently, she’s living with her husband and two fur babies in a small historic town on the banks of the Mississippi River where her imagination tends to wander. You can sign up for her newsletter at LynnCahoon.com.