Sunday, February 1, 2015
Reading right now:
“Once Upon a Grind” by Cleo Coyle. The husband and wife team who write this series do a wonderful job writing what is a great cozy series full of coffee and murder. The first book in the series introduced Clare Cosi who left a bad marriage and decided to go back to work managing the historic Village Blend coffeehouse in New York’s Greenwich Village. Her first morning back, she finds her assistant manager injured and the police declare it an accident, but Clare doesn’t buy it. Now in the 14th book, Clare sends her coffee truck to the Central Park Fairy Tale Week festival only to find a young model’s body in one of the park’s wooded areas. The police dismiss the death as a drug overdose, but Clare thinks it’s a murder.
“Die Again” by Tess Gerritsen. In this 11th Rizzoli and Isles mystery, they are called out to solve the case of a dead big game hunter who is found dead in his apartment. His is the most recent murder where the victims are found hanging upside down like a leopard’s kill. Tracking down the killer takes Rizzoli all the way to Botswana and a deadly camping safari. “Rizzoli & Isles” is also a really good mystery TV series. If you haven’t watched it, catch the opening of the new season this month on TNT.