Roast Mortem

Roast Mortem

Book - 2010
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The national bestselling author brews up another mystery-and this time, it's New York's Bravest that get burned
After local firefighters pull Clare out of a blazing café, she happily comes to their rescue by teaching them the finer points of operating their newly donated espresso machine. But matters really heat up when somebody is torching cafes 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. 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?
Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780425234594
Characteristics: viii, 350 p. ; 21 cm.


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LovelyMurrell Jul 31, 2015

this is the 9th book in this series. i was worried that reading them out of order would mess up the continuity, but it dosent. Clare is back and this time she brought fire fighters with her. there is an arsonist running the streets of new york burning up coffee shops and putting firefighters at risk. this time we get to solve at least three mysteries all at the same time. and we get food and coffee recipes too. mike, matt, madame are all there to help clare along as she does a better job at solving crimes than the nypd

Jul 17, 2013

Easy to read and light story line. Love the recipes and the info on coffee, you can almost smell it brewing! Satisfying book to curl up with!

BasBleu72 Feb 24, 2012

Loved this installment of the Coffeehouse Mystery series! Learned so much about the importance of freshly roasted and ground coffee, too. This book is also a huge tribute to the importance and courage of NYC's firemen! If you like this arson whodunnit, read books by Brooklyn's Shelly Reuben.

dsbooks Apr 27, 2011

This series is a fun quick read especially if you love coffee.


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