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On What Grounds book discussion 
18th-Apr-2007 05:18 pm [cleo coyle]
The following comments within our discussion may contain spoilers, so if you haven't read the book you may not want to read the comments until you have.

If you have a suggestion for next month's book discussion, please add it to the end of your comments here. I'll post a poll this weekend of the first 5 books listed.

Cleo Coyle and Alice Kimberly are pseudonyms of Marc Cerasini and Alice Alfonsi, a husband & wife writing team.

As Cleo Coyle, they write
The Coffeehouse series
1. On What Grounds
2. Through the Grinder
3. Latte Trouble
4. Murder Most Frosty
5. Decaffeinated Corpse (July 2007)

As Alice Kimberly, they write
The Haunted Bookshop series
1. The Ghost and Mrs. McClure
2. The Ghost and the Dead Deb
3. The Ghost and the Dead Man's Library
As easy as Pi
Comments 
20th-Apr-2007 03:41 am (UTC)
It was a pretty quick reading book and I thought the coffee trivia interesting.
I was surprised when her ex-husband turned out to be Madame's son though I was disappointed in how Clare reacts to both the ploys of Madame in trying to force a reconciliation and Matt
Why didn't the killer make sure Annabelle was dead? Did he think that a tumble down the stairs was sure to have broken her neck? Bet it was quite a shock to find out she survived the fall and could wake up and name her assailant.
Overall, I wasn't very impressed with the main characters but will see how the next book goes.

I'm suggesting Witch Way to Murder by Shirley Damsgaard for the May poll. It's the first book in her Ophelia and Abby series.
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