From tea to coffee! This popular series is another that never seems to run out of steam. Claire and her NYPD detective boyfriend are all aglow after his marriage proposal, but the celebration of their engagement is short lived. First their celebration is interrupted by a letter bequeathing a hidden treasure to Claire's daughter; next the jeweler who designed Claire's ring is found poisoned in her shop. Both events appear to be connected to a cold case murder involving a sunken ship, an Italian curse, a jewel thief and a family secret!
One of the most engaging series out there. I haven't read them all but I fully intend to! This one is a must read for die-hard fans of the series!
THE PERFECT PROPOSAL LEADS TO A CHILLING COLD CASE...
Coffeehouse manager Clare Cosi sheds tears of joy when her NYPD detective boyfriend surprises her with an engagement ring. But her bridal bliss is put on hold when a chilling mystery brings a wave of deadly danger to those she holds dear...
After everything Clare and Mike have been through, they deserve a little bit of happily ever after. So when Mike decides to put a ring on Clare's finger, Clare's eccentric octogenarian employer is there to help. She donates the perfect coffee-colored diamonds to include in the setting and the name of a world-famous jeweler who happens to be an old family friend. But while the engagement is steeped in perfection, the celebration is not long lived.
First, a grim-faced attorney interrupts their party with a mysterious letter bequeathing a strange, hidden treasure to Clare's daughter. Next, the renowned jeweler who designed Clare's ring is found poisoned in his shop. Both events appear to be connected to a cold case murder involving a sunken ship, an Italian curse, a suspiciously charming jewel thief, and a shocking family secret. With deadly trouble brewing, Clare must track down clues in some of New York's most secret places before an old vendetta starts producing fresh corpses.
With recipes to die for, including how to make cold-brew coffee at home!