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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (991 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Cleo Coyle Narrator: Rebecca Gibel Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Coffeehouse Mysteries Release Date: August 2011 ISBN: 9781482981001
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Clare’s Village Blend coffee beans are being used to create a new java love potion, a “Mocha Magic Coffee,” billed as an aphrodisiac. The product, expected to rake in millions, will be sold exclusively on Aphrodite’s Village, one of the most popular online communities for women. But at its launch, one of the website’s editors is murdered. Clare is convinced a bitter killer wants the secret formula. Can she catch who’s gone loco for mocha?

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Quotes & Awards

  • “This rich and entertaining mystery blends atmosphere, unforgettable characters, and a killer plot that will keep readers hooked until the very end.”

    RT Book Reviews

  • “This is a tasty espresso-dark tale of multigenerational crime and punishment lightened by the Blend’s frothy cast of lovable eccentrics.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “What a pleasure to read a book by this author.”

    Portland Book Review

  • “[A] terrifically written, can’t-put-it-down series.”

    AnnArbor.com

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Theresa | 2/12/2014

    " Coffee, chocolate, and murder - what more could ya want?! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lee | 2/10/2014

    " Murder, romance, coffee and chocolate; you'd think that combination would be more exciting but I was not captivated by this story. Granted this is the first Coffeehouse Mystery I've read. Maybe it would be different if I had followed the series. But I think the relationship between Clare and her ex-husband Matt is a bit weird. The new product they are pushing is supposed to be an aphrodisiac and the two of them not only discuss their prior sex life together but also the sex they had with their respective partners after consuming the product. And no this is not erotica. They don't go into graphic detail but still, the idea of having that discussion with an ex-partner seems inappropiate to me. Matt is always there to console Clare when her boyfriend is not around and Clare still thinks of him and their daughter as her 'little family'. Just seems weird. Lots of talk of coffee and sweets. I did learn why we don't store chocolate in the refrigerator. Quick read fun book . . . if you don't think about it too much. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kelly | 1/5/2014

    " I really enjoy this series. Less cozy than most of the "cozy series", not cutesy at all. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jay | 1/1/2014

    " Great book! I've loved the entire series so far. The recipes are an added bonus. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cathy Spicer | 12/31/2013

    " A; First I've read from this series (well listened too). It was a nice read, easy to follow even out of order. Will pick up more to see Clare's adventures as a coffee house manager/part time sleuth/cop girlfriend. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cynthia Rielley | 12/20/2013

    " not bad, little over the top with all the coffee and chocolate references. plot was fine. I just don't really like the main characters that much. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Sherry Grussing | 12/20/2013

    " I picked up this book because of the cover. I thought I would be reading something similar to Diane Mott Davidson or Joanne Fluke. Not so. once again, too many characters to keep track of. French spoken with no translation. References that not everyone is going to understand - "Anyone who knows Ovid or a bit of basic mythology could have connected the two." I may get another in the series to give Coyle another chance though. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Martha Grace | 12/19/2013

    " not high art but just fun "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sandybear76 | 12/5/2013

    " Clare and the Village Blend is working with a chocolatier and an investment group of women to launch a new product line. The new product Mocha Magic is to have an herbal aphrodisiac effect. But then one of the woman is killed and the group is blaming each other. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Susan | 11/28/2013

    " a fun read, good plot and some awesome chocolate recipes in the back. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cindi (cheesygiraffe) | 11/27/2013

    " #117 Enjoyable cozy as usual. I did figure out who done it by eliminating the obvious and the red herrings. Nice to see Clare and Mike's relationship advance a little more also. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kasianderson | 11/14/2013

    " Another very satisfying coffee shop mystery. This one has a ton of chocolate info too. I cannot wait to try the chocolate recipes! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Anna Downing | 10/30/2013

    " I loved this book! This series just keeps getting better and better with the character development and especially the recipes! LOVE THOSE RECIPES; keep them coming in the books! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sally Smith | 9/23/2013

    " I've followed this series from the first book, but I'm tiring of the characters. This may be the last one I read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Carrie | 9/17/2013

    " This one had good twists and turns; it was truly hard to know who exactly was guilty. Such a difficult task in a mystery, and well appreciated! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sarena Perrone | 7/25/2013

    " This was my favorite book so far the characters were really interesting and the mystery with Madame was pretty great. Love this series "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kaijsa | 7/8/2013

    " This one is much better than other recent books in the series. The mystery is more complicated than usual, and I even tolerated the usually-annoying Joy pretty well. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Julie | 7/1/2013

    " I like the coffee drinks and recipes a little better than the plot. This one was just okay. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Teia Blackshear Collier | 4/23/2013

    " Loved the recipes in this one more than others. Very tasty and great story too! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ann Babcock | 2/19/2013

    " It was another great mystery by Cleo Coyle, but it had a twist to it. It kept you reading to find out who did it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Hmr28 | 11/16/2012

    " A good installation in the series. A lot more romance between the h/h and some movement in her other relationships as well. The mystery was a bit contrived, otherwise a solid 4. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Beth Ann | 9/15/2012

    " I love this series for the characters & the recipes! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sue Sharp | 7/21/2012

    " good light mystery, especially if you are interested in books with food/drink themes. Several recipes at end of book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kathy | 7/5/2012

    " Best so far "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Connie | 6/13/2012

    " Light mystery. This was a cute book, nothing too memorable or deep, but a fun, light read. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Liz | 6/11/2012

    " I enjoy the characters, but this was just okay. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Doreen | 11/8/2011

    " Best one of this series yet ! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Heather | 10/26/2011

    " This series continues to be a favorite. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Martha | 10/19/2011

    " not high art but just fun "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Carrie | 10/18/2011

    " This one had good twists and turns; it was truly hard to know who exactly was guilty. Such a difficult task in a mystery, and well appreciated!
    "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Chris | 10/13/2011

    " It was similar to an earlier Kona Coffee Mystery book she wrote. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 February | 10/5/2011

    " Really rather interesting, as to be expected of Cleo Coyle. ^_^ This one actually kept me guessing a while. (So many hidden identities...) "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 candice | 9/27/2011

    " I enjoyed this series when I started reading it, but I am starting to get tired of it - it's just not that interesting anymore. I love the coffeehouse setting but the murders are now getting pretty contrived. It was also overly long. Disappointing. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jan | 9/18/2011

    " This was the first from this author, it is an easy read, light but just enough to keep your interest peaked, I will read others from this author and will keep you all posted.
    Read on . "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sally | 9/18/2011

    " I've followed this series from the first book, but I'm tiring of the characters. This may be the last one I read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Heather | 9/12/2011

    " Such a fun book. Great addition to the series, kept me guessing and kept me hungry. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Julie | 9/8/2011

    " I like the coffee drinks and recipes a little better than the plot. This one was just okay. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lori | 9/8/2011

    " I love this whole series. The details, the coffee tips, the descriptions, the recipes. I love it all. Cool author website, too. "

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About the Author
Author Cleo Coyle

Cleo Coyle began her writing career as a reporter for the New York Times. Now a New York Times bestselling author, she lives and works in New York City, where she and her husband collaborate on the Coffeehouse Mysteries.

About the Narrator

Rebecca Gibel (a.k.a. Kasha Kensington) is a stage actress who has performed in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Camelot (IRNE Award nomination), Urinetown (Denver Post Ovation Award nomination), and Othello. She won the Denver Post Readers’ Choice Award for Best Year by an Actress. Gibel is a graduate of the Brown University / Trinity Rep MFA acting program, where she was the Stephen Sondheim Fellow.