Brewed Awakening (A Coffeehouse Mystery)
by Cleo Coyle
This mystery is so compelling I could not put it down!
This book is very tense yet tempered with hilarity!
Well-plotted, well-written, with wonderful characters, Brewed Awakening is truly one of the best books I have read this year.
~Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book
Brewed Awakening was a delicious treat of a cozy mystery.
The interconnected mysteries are great. Many writers may not be able to pull off those separate yet connected plotlines, but not Cleo Coyle. It was fantastic! There were many plot twists I didn’t see coming.
~Devilishly Delicious Book Reviews
Brewed Awakening combines the best of a cozy mystery’s character focus with a thriller’s pace and plotline. It results in an innovative story that elevates what is achievable within the cozy mystery genre. It is highly recommended! 5 stars!
~Diane Reviews Books
This may be one of my favorite Clare Cosi mysteries so far . . . As always the characters are well written, unique, and totally believable.
~The Book’s the Thing
Kudos to the Cleo Coyle writing team for the way this installment was put together. Clare’s apprehension and fear, as well as that of those around her, dominate the story, but are woven into the mystery storyline. This one kept me on the edge all the way through.
~Mysteries With Character
I was sold from the very beginning, with its solid characters, great writing and a marvelous mystery that provided a good sprinkling of clues to satisfy even the most painstaking and diligent armchair detective.
~Brianne’s Book Reviews
. . . is a highly recommended read for those who like books with twists, adventure, mystery, humor, clean romance, art, and delightful recipes.
About Brewed Awakening
Brewed Awakening (A Coffeehouse Mystery)
18th in Series
Berkley (December 3, 2019)
Hardcover: 368 pages
Digital ASIN: B07GQHK51D
From Cleo Coyle, the New York Times bestselling author of Shot in the Dark and Dead Cold Brew, comes a delicious new entry in the “fun and gripping” (The Huffington Post) Coffeehouse Mysteries.
When coffeehouse manager Clare Cosi awakens on a bench in Washington Square Park, she has no idea she’s been missing for the past week, or that her friends and family have been frantic with worry. Now that she’s back, everyone is overjoyed, including a handsome NYPD detective who claims to be her fiancé. But to Mike Quinn’s crushing distress, Clare doesn’t remember him, or much of anything about the last decade of her life.
Clare’s missing memory is tied to a crime she witnessed. An acquaintance of Clare’s elegant employer–and fellow member of an exclusive Gotham circle known as “The Ladies Who Brunch”–invited Clare to her posh hotel to sample gourmet wedding cakes. The pair took a stroll after their indulgent tasting and, according to security camera footage, a masked figure snatched the hotel heiress at gunpoint with Clare looking on. Did the kidnapper take Clare, too? The camera went dark, just like Clare’s memory. Soon authorities grow suspicious. Is Clare really a victim? Or merely acting like one? Evidence is mounting that she set the woman up.
To clear her name, Clare must find a way to reclaim her memories and rescue the heiress before this high-stakes crime ends in tragedy. Otherwise, instead of walking down the aisle, Clare may find herself perp-walking to prison as an accomplice to kidnapping and murder.
About Cleo Coyle
CLEO COYLE is the pseudonym for Alice Alfonsi, writing in collaboration with her husband, Marc Cerasini. CLEO COYLE grew up in a small town near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After earning scholarships to study writing at Carnegie Mellon and American Universities, she began her career as a cub reporter for The New York Times. Now an author of popular fiction and New York Times bestselling media tie-in writer, Cleo lives and works in New York City, where she collaborates with her husband (also a bestselling author) to pen the Coffeehouse Mysteries for Penguin. Together Cleo and her husband also write the Haunted Bookshop Mysteries under the name Alice Kimberly. When not haunting coffeehouses, hunting ghosts, or rescuing stray cats, Cleo and Marc are bestselling media tie-in writers who have penned properties for NBC, Lucasfilm, Disney, Fox, Imagine, and MGM. In their spare time, they cook like crazy and drink a lot of java. You can learn more about Cleo, her husband, and the books they write by visiting www.CoffeehouseMystery.com.
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