Coffeehouse Mystery #9
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Featuring: Mike Quinn; Clare Cosi
368 pages ISBN: 0425242722 EAN: 9780425242728 Kindle: B003QHZMAC Paperback / e-Book (reprint) Add to Wish List
The national bestselling author brews up a hot new mystery.
Clare Cosi, manager and head barista of the landmark
Village Blend coffeehouse, has perfected the pulling of
steaming hot espressos. But can she keep New York’s Bravest
from getting burned?
After local firefighters pull Clare’s friends out of a
blazing café, she saves them from some seriously bad coffee
by teaching them the finer points of operating their newly
donated espresso machine. But matters really heat up when
somebody begins torching more cafés around the city and
firefighters begin 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 ovens of Brooklyn. Soon she's facing off with a
strapping, hardheaded FDNY fire captain, who insists that
none of his men aided this firebug in his or her crime.
Clare isn't so sure. Then her police detective boyfriend,
Mike Quinn, is pulled into the fire of a false accusation,
and Clare is desperate to put out the flames. But will she
be able to come to Mike’s rescue before someone tries to