Crime de Cocoa

Crime de Cocoa : Three Chocoholic Mysteries

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Together in one volume: the first three mysteries featuring Lee McKinney and the TenHuis Chocolade store of Warner Pier, Michigan--plus the short story that started it all...

The Chocolate Kidnapping Clue

With her parents going through a messy divorce, a mopey teenage Lee is spending the summer working in her aunt and uncle's chocolate shop. When a wealthy customer is kidnapped she quickly discovers an unsuspected talent for sleuthing.

The Chocolate Cat Caper

When a high-profile defense lawyer dies after eating a cat-shaped chocolate laced with cyanide, it's up to Lee to find out who tampered with the recipe--before she ends up behind not-so-chocolate bars.

The Chocolate Bear Burglary

A burglary at the shop leads to missing antique chocolate molds and a dead friend--and the main suspect in the murder is Lee's troubled teenage stepson. Lee sets out to clear his name, but awakening long-hibernating family secrets might be more than this daring crime solver can bear.

The Chocolate Frog Frame-Up

The first customer to buy one of the store's new chocolate croakers is the town crank, Hershel Perkins--just after getting into an altercation with Lee's boyfriend Joe. When he soon goes missing, it looks like Joe is being framed for murder--and Lee must jump to his defense...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 152 x 231 x 34mm | 550g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0451216946
  • 9780451216946
  • 1,274,274

About Joanna Carl

JoAnna Carl is the pseudonym of a multipublished mystery writer. She spent more than twenty-five years in the newspaper business, working as a reporter, feature writer, editor and columnist. She holds a degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma and also studied in the OU Professional Writing Program. She lives in Oklahoma but spends much of her summer at a cottage on Lake Michigan near several communities similar to the fictional town of Warner Pier.
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