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Holiday Buzz

By Cleo Coyle
Read by Rebecca Gibel

The Coffeehouse Mysteries: Book 12

10.17 Hours 06/24/2014 unabridged
Format: CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781483007014

  • ISBN: 9781483006994

  • ISBN: 9781483007007

Cleo Coyle serves up a yuletide treat in her Coffeehouse Mystery novel Holiday Buzz, a New York Times bestseller. Holiday time is party time in New York City, but after a sparkling winter bash ends with a murder, Village Blend coffeehouse manager Clare Cosi vows to put the killer on ice. At the Great New York Cookie Swap, pastry chefs bake up their very best for charity. Clare is in charge of the beverage service, and her famous Fa-la-la-la Lattes make the gathering even merrier. But her high spirits come crashing down when she discovers the battered body of a hard-working baker’s assistant. Police suspect a serial attacker whose escalating crimes have become known as “the Christmas Stalkings.” Clare’s boyfriend, NYPD detective Mike Quinn, finds reason to believe even more sinister forces are involved. Clare isn’t so sure, until she finds a second bludgeoned baker and becomes a target herself. Now Clare must investigate “Saint Nick,” crash a pro-hockey party, and dodge a pair of reality TV divas—because she’s not going to rest until justice is served.

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Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller

Cleo Coyle serves up a yuletide treat in her Coffeehouse Mystery novel Holiday Buzz, a New York Times bestseller.

Holiday time is party time in New York City, but after a sparkling winter bash ends with a murder, Village Blend coffeehouse manager Clare Cosi vows to put the killer on ice.

At the Great New York Cookie Swap, pastry chefs bake up their very best for charity. Clare is in charge of the beverage service, and her famous Fa-la-la-la Lattes make the gathering even merrier. But her high spirits come crashing down when she discovers the battered body of a hard-working baker’s assistant. Police suspect a serial attacker whose escalating crimes have become known as “the Christmas Stalkings.” Clare’s boyfriend, NYPD detective Mike Quinn, finds reason to believe even more sinister forces are involved. Clare isn’t so sure, until she finds a second bludgeoned baker and becomes a target herself. Now Clare must investigate “Saint Nick,” crash a pro-hockey party, and dodge a pair of reality TV divas—because she’s not going to rest until justice is served.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Coyle’s enjoyable twelfth Coffeehouse book is a fun mixture of family, romance, cooking and mystery…A treat and a perfect Christmas mystery.” RT Reviews
“[In] Coyle’s sprightly twelfth coffeehouse mystery…the lead doesn’t always use common sense, but her pluckiness and overall good spirit make her engaging company.” Publishers Weekly
“Nearly every scene lends clues, and Coyle (pseudonym for a husband-wife writing team) ties up the pieces in clever style…Fans of Julie Hyzy’s White House Chef series will enjoy the action and energy of the Coyle novels.” Booklist
“Coyle’s coffeehouse series captures the New York experience, from high-society parties to gritty backstreet deals. The fine mystery is followed by some holiday recipes that will even pack the pounds on readers who are only browsing them.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author Bio: Cleo Coyle

Cleo Coyle is a pseudonym for Alice Alfonsi, writing in collaboration with her husband, Marc Cerasini. Both are New York Times bestselling authors of the Coffeehouse Mysteries, now celebrating over ten years in print. Alice and Marc are also bestselling media tie-in writers who have penned properties for Lucasfilm, NBC, Fox, Disney, Imagine, and MGM. They live and work in New York City, where they write independently and together, including the nationally bestselling Haunted Bookshop Mysteries. Learn more about them at their online home: www.CoffeehouseMystery.com.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 10.17
Audience: Adult
Language: English