The Three Weird Sisters, tragically orphaned, turn to witchcraft to support themselves One success leads to another until Lady Macbeth comes to call Are the events that follow the consequence of divine providence, or double double, toil and trouble the result of Too Many Cooks Too Many Cooks was originally published in 2002 in MUCH ADO ABOUT MURDER, an anthology of 17 all new, Shakespeare inspired mystery stories compiled and edited by New York Times best selling author Anne Perry The story won both the Agatha Award and the Anthony Award for Best Short Story that year I did a short story on Macbeth once, from Lady Macbeth s point of view, Anne Perry says in her introduction to this collection I never thought of making the three witches the heroines This is hilarious and so believable Marcia Talley s Too Many Cooks is a cautionary tale with a vengeance A smile and a shiver all the way through It could have been that way Read Too Many Cooks – heartforum.co.uk
Marcia Talley is the Agatha and Anthony award winning author of DEAD MAN DANCING and six previous mysteries featuring amateur sleuth, Hannah Ives who, like the author, is a breast cancer survivor Marcia is author editor of two star studded collaborative novels, NAKED CAME THE PHOENIX and ID KILL FOR THAT set in a fashionable health spa and an exclusive gated community, respectively Her short stories appear inthan a dozen collections including With Love, Marjorie Ann and Safety First, both Agatha award nominees, and the multi award winning Too Many Cooks, a humorous retelling of Shakespeares Macbeth from the viewpoint of the three witches A recent story, Driven to Distraction won the Agatha Award, was nominated for an Anthony, and was reprinted in THE DANGEROUS BRIDE AND 21 OF THE YEARS FINEST CRIME AND MYSTERY STORIES.Marcia is immediate past president of the Chesapeake Chapter of Sisters in Crime, serves as Secretary for Sisters in Crime National, and is on the board of the Mid Atlantic Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America She divides her time between Annapolis, Maryland and an antique sailboat in the Bahamas.
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- Too Many Cooks
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- 27 December 2019 Marcia Talley