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Crystena77

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If it's good, I'll read it! Instagram:  @crystenasbooks

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The Sunne in Splendour
Sharon Kay Penman
Progress: 52/936 pages
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Decaffeinated Corpse - Cleo Coyle

Overall,  an enjoyable read. 

 

This cozy had two things I love front and center - coffee and NYC!

 

Claire Cosi, who owns a coffee house in NYC,  is investigating the mugging of a family friend.  A family friend who just so happens to be a  new business partner that has come up with a flavorful decaffeinated coffee hybrid. As you may have guessed,  there is a lot of talk about coffee. I loved it! I particularly liked the history lesson  on how different countries "acquired"  plants to grow coffee.  As for the story,  I particularly  liked Claire's  mother-in-law.  Her antics were amusing as she helped Claire get to the bottom of things.  The mystery was so-so.  Kinda predictable. Thus why I only gave it 3.5 stars. The overall story arc moved along nicely, and I'm looking forward to see how things develop in future installments.