Murder Most Frothy (Coffeehouse Mystery Series #4)

Murder Most Frothy (Coffeehouse Mystery Series #4)

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by Cleo Coyle
     
 

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Clare Cosi’s new friend, millionaire David Mintzer, has an offer no New York barista could turn down: an all-expenses-paid summer away from the sticky city. At his Hamptons mansion, she’ll relax, soak up the sun, and, oh yes, train the staff of his new restaurant. So Clare packs up her daughter, her former mother-in-law, and her special recipe for iced

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Clare Cosi’s new friend, millionaire David Mintzer, has an offer no New York barista could turn down: an all-expenses-paid summer away from the sticky city. At his Hamptons mansion, she’ll relax, soak up the sun, and, oh yes, train the staff of his new restaurant. So Clare packs up her daughter, her former mother-in-law, and her special recipe for iced coffee—for what she hopes will be one de-latte-ful summer…

Soon, Clare tends the coffee bar at her first Hamptons gala. But the festivities come to a bitter end when an employee turns up dead in David’s bathroom—a botched attempt on the millionaire’s life. Thanks to the Fourth of July fireworks no one heard any gunshots, and the police are stuck in holiday traffic. Concerned for everyone’s safety, Clare begins to investigate. What she finds will keep her up at night—and it’s not the java jitters....

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101220474
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/01/2006
Series:
Coffeehouse Mystery Series , #4
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
40,000
File size:
469 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

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.

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Murder Most Frothy (Coffeehouse Mystery Series #4) 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 40 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this was the first book in this series i read, i've enjoyed it very much.........i'm trying to get the first one
Guest More than 1 year ago
I just love this series. This latest is the greatest yet. New Yorker Clare Cosi manages a coffee shop, but this summer she leaves it behind as she heads for the Hamptons¿and perhaps the biggest jolt of her life... Clare Cosi¿s new friend, millionaire David Mintzer, has an offer no New York barista could turn down: an all-expenses- paid summer away from the sticky city. At his Hamptons mansion, she plans to relax, soak up the sun by the sea, and (oh yes!) help train the staff of his new restaurant. So Clare packs up her daughter, her former mother-in-law, and her special recipe for iced coffee¿for what she hopes will be one de-latte- ful summer¿ Soon, Clare tends the coffee bar at her first Hamptons gala. But the festivities come to a bitter end when an employee turns up dead in David¿s bathroom¿a botched attempt on the millionaire¿s life. Thanks to the Fourth of July fireworks, no one heard any gunshots. With the police are on their way, Clare begins to investigate. What she finds will keep her up at night¿and it¿s not the java jitters. Thoroughly enjoyable. A great summer read from start to finish.
Chuck56 12 months ago
I found the plot and story line to be interesting, as her books always are. I could have done without the sex, and in fact did skip those parts -- I realizes people sleep around these days, but it does nothing for the plot and only gives a negative idea of the main character.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Murder most Frothy is the fourth installment in the coffeehouse mystery series. As usual the installment is loaded with intrigue, a little romance and some very good historical information about the Hamptons. My only gripe is the fact that the electronic version from B&N doesn't include the recipes.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good book
RonnaL More than 1 year ago
Clare Cozi is taking a vacation from The Village Blend Coffee House to work as a Barista in her rich friend, David, restaurant in the Hamptons.  She's also keeping watch on her daughter's love life with a young man who has a less than stellar reputation.  "Madam", her ex mother in law, and owner of the Village Blend fits right in with this rich society crowd, having a summer fling herself.   Everything is going great until death hits David's Fourth of July party.  Though the victim is an employee of David's, Clare disagrees with the police as to whom the intended victim was meant to be.  I love these mysteries, as they're filled with coffee facts that are detailed and thoroughly engaging reading.  In this book, there are also fun facts about the Hamptons with the rich and famous.  Once again, the mystery is exciting and full of red herrings.  "Madam's" role in this book is greater, with this spunky 80 something character, who is just endearing.  One of the best cozy series around! 
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Amber1cat More than 1 year ago
Excellent book! The Coffeehouse mysteries keep me guessing until the very end! I can't wait to read the next ne.
DaleneH More than 1 year ago
I don’t know, there’s something about this series that just keeps drawing me back. While I don’t get overly excited reading each book, I do enjoy the mysteries and characters that the author has developed. At first I didn’t know if I would like the setting being about from the coffee house, but it did allow for some growth in the characters. Sometimes I feel that Clare is a little old, but in this book did find her a little less stuffy. The location was beautifully described with many different settings bringing appeal to the mystery. New characters were introduced which after finishing the book I wonder if we will see them back in the city. The mystery was clever and had me guessing up to the end. I loved the spin on the outcome. I would recommend this book to readers of cozy mystery. Definitely could be read out of order as there is not a lot that ties it to previous installments.
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Great
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
WOW! I love this series. It has everything--family, love, sorrow, characters, mystery and suspense. Recommend reading in order so you know who's who as the story line with characters progresses as you read. I'm in the middle of #10 and kinda wish Matt & Clare get back together as he always seems to be there for her and especially after Madamme reveals the secret about her own Clare. Also hope Joy and Manny get together as Manny would make a great coffee bean buyer when Matt decides to stop doing it. Like Lt. Mike but he really is married to the force. Each book gets better than the last and I don't want the series to stop but I'm always there. Great read, keep 'em coming.
BookwormReflects More than 1 year ago
Murder Most Frothy Coffeehouse Mystery Series Book Two By Cleo Coyle Clare Cosi lives for coffee, ever since she was a child, so it is no surprise that she is a highly successful New York barista. Her millionaire friend David has asked her down to the Hamptons for the summer to train his staff at his new restaurant with all expenses paid for her and her daughter it is an offer she cannot refuse, but during a Fourth of July party she is catering she stumbles upon the dead body of one of her employees she takes it upon herself to find out who killed this man and if their attempts weren’t actually meant for someone else. This was a great cozy, the first book I have read from the Coffeehouse Mystery Series and I thoroughly enjoyed it. This book is witty and humorous fulfilling much of what I expect when I read a cozy mystery. The Author did a wonderful job in describing the coffee that even for someone like me, who doesn’t particularly like it; I wanted to taste the delectable creations that Cleo Coyle describes. The coffee isn’t the only thing that the author was able to create brilliantly; her scenes were able to draw you in so that you were able to fully take in what was happening, also the relationships that the author has created make you curious as to what has taken place in the past and what will become of the menagerie of characters. The mystery itself, though not intense since it is a cozy, will keep you guessing until the very last minute and the author does a remarkable job of tying up any “loose ends” that some mystery authors tend to overlook.
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dloy More than 1 year ago
Wonderful book kept my interest through the whole book. I have read many of Cleo Coyle's coffee mysteries and I think this is my favorite
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AikiPen More than 1 year ago
Nice for Clare to get away from the city. This fourth book in the series had me guessing all the way through. My only complaint is the cover of the ebook clearly says 'Includes recipes and & coffee making tips'. Too bad it just ends after the epilogue. The first three books in the series have an extra 10 pages or so of delicious sounding recipes. The pages are clearly missing from the ebook.
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