Roast Mortem

By Cleo Coyle
Read by Rebecca Gibel

The Coffeehouse Mysteries: Book 9

10.20 Hours 12/01/2012 unabridged
Format: CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781538459492

  • ISBN: 9780792780137

When the firefighters of Ladder Company 189 pull Clare’s friends out of a blazing café, she happily comes to their rescue. As a favor to the men, she visits their firehouse kitchen to teach them the finer points of operating their newly donated espresso machine. But more than their coffee turns out to be hot. Somebody’s torching cafés around the city, and firefighters are beginning to die in suspicious ways. Believing the two events are related, Clare investigates, staking out a five-borough bake sale and sniffing out clues in the pizza joints of Brooklyn. When her detective boyfriend, Mike Quinn, is pulled into the fire of a false accusation, Clare is desperate to put out the flames. But will she be able to come to Mike’s rescue before someone tries to extinguish her?

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Summary

Summary

When the firefighters of Ladder Company 189 pull Clare’s friends out of a blazing café, she happily comes to their rescue. As a favor to the men, she visits their firehouse kitchen to teach them the finer points of operating their newly donated espresso machine. But more than their coffee turns out to be hot. Somebody’s torching cafés around the city, and firefighters are beginning to die in suspicious ways.

Believing the two events are related, Clare investigates, staking out a five-borough bake sale and sniffing out clues in the pizza joints of Brooklyn. When her detective boyfriend, Mike Quinn, is pulled into the fire of a false accusation, Clare is desperate to put out the flames. But will she be able to come to Mike’s rescue before someone tries to extinguish her?

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“The pseudonymous Coyle’s strong ninth coffeehouse mystery pays tribute to New York City firefighters.” Publishers Weekly
“Coyle’s Coffeehouse books are superb.” Library Journal
“This is my first narration by Rebecca Gibel, and she was wonderful! Her smooth, rich voice completely drew me into the story. I especially fell in love with her ‘Madame’ vocalization, which was so endearing.” Darlene’s Book Nook (audio review)
“Both new and returning readers will love this coffee-flavored mystery…Even readers who normally don’t pick up cozies will be right at home with the fast pacing and clever dialogue of this fantastic mystery.” RT Book Reviews (4½ stars)

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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
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 10.20
Audience: Adult
Language: English