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Ogs to guide his sleigh But was it his holiday antics or worse that led to his death by chocolateCHRISTMAS COCOA AND A CORPSE by MADDIE DAY When local businessman Jed Greenberg is found dead with a Chocolate lab whimpering over his body the police start sniffing around Robbie Jordan's country restaurant for answers Was it something in Robbie's hot cocoa that killed Jed or was it Cocoa the dog As the suspects pile as high as her holiday t. September seems to be Christmas month for publishers so I have a bunch of holiday themed cozy mysteries to indulge in First up is Christmas Cocoa Murder A three short story anthology dedicated to cocoa Christmas And Murder CHRISTMAS COCOA MURDER by I enjoyed this story a lot It was set in Ireland which made it extra special to me It was also very festive I m not a fan of a book that advertises itself with a holiday setting and barely mentions the holiday This was choked full of Christmas fun Santas Elves Nutcrackersthe whole kit and caboodle as they say The mystery was laid out nicely with a few red herrings thrown in here and there That said I figured out the baddie fairly early on There was a fantastic cast of entertaining secondary characters and I found Siobh n to be a likable main character And as a bonus we get a yummy sounding recipe for hot cocoa with Irish cream What can you ask for CHRISTMAS COCOA AND A CORPSE by This one wasn t that great for me First I found Robbie unlikable I can t put my finger on the reason she just came across cold and bitchy to me I also thought the mystery was pretty thin and other than it taking place around Christmas it really wasn t all that festive However the Mexican hot chocolate recipe and the eggnog oatmeal recipe at the end sounded yummy so there is that DEATH BY HOT COCOA by This was a fun one since it all takes place inside a Christmas themed escape room So bonus points for originality However it also seemed to be the shortest and least fleshed out of the three stories I wish there had been to the story once they were all in the murder room together I was also a tiny bit disappointed to see that there wasn t a recipe included at the end of this story Still overall it was a uick and entertaining story BLOG FACEBOOK TWITTER PINTEREST BOOKBUB The Prince of Pleasure (The Wilde Brothers, you ask for CHRISTMAS COCOA AND A CORPSE by This one wasn t that great for me First I found Robbie unlikable I can t put my finger on the reason she just came across cold and bitchy to me I also thought the mystery was pretty thin and other than it taking place around Christmas it really wasn t all that festive However the Mexican hot chocolate recipe and the eggnog oatmeal recipe at the end sounded Hers to Protect yummy so there is that DEATH BY HOT COCOA by This was a fun one since it all takes place inside a Christmas themed escape room So bonus points for originality However it also seemed to be the shortest and least fleshed out of the three stories I wish there had been to the story once they were all in the murder room together I was also a tiny bit disappointed to see that there wasn t a recipe included at the end of this story Still overall it was a uick and entertaining story BLOG FACEBOOK TWITTER PINTEREST BOOKBUB

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Christmas Cocoa Murder

Ree Robbie attempts to get to the bottom of the sickly sweet murder DEATH BY HOT COCOA by Alex Erickson A Christmas themed escape game seems like the perfect pre holiday treat for bookstore caf owner Krissy Hancock and her best friend But when the host is found dead in a pool of hot cocoa it's up to Krissy and her team to catch the killer or escape before getting killed There's nothing like a hot cup of murder to warm up the holiday seas. This book is made up of three novellas all from series that I read and enjoy Each of the stories uses Cocoa as a theme in their story Christmas Cocoa Mystery stars Siobh n O Sullivan the oldest sibling in a family left orphaned in the first book in the series While she raises her siblings runs the family bakerycafe she also went to school to become a garda In this story she has not yet started her new job but is allowed to help when asked Of course she can t stop there and does some additional investigating on her own The mystery was well written and developed even in novella form The second story Christmas Cocoa and a Corpse by Maddie Day was all I have come to expect from this author and series Again this was a novella but was a well written and plotted mystery that I really enjoyed Robbie s boyfriend s family was very involved in this story and it was great getting to know them especially his mother Freddy who helped solve the mystery This story used a friendly lab puppy named cocoa to tie in the theme Finally Death by Hot Cocoa written by Alex Erickson finished off this book This story did not take place in the coffee shop like others in the series It was a locked room mystery When Krissy participates in an Escape Room activity the last thing any of them expected was the proprietor of the Escape Room company dying before they are released Was it an accident or is one of the participants the killer Krissy uses her intelligence and logic skills to solve the mystery and identify the murderer I enjoyed all three of these short stories and definitely recommend this one to those looking for some fun Christmas mysteries The publisher generously provided me with a copy of this book upon reuest The rating ideas and opinions shared are my own A Tangled Affair (The Pearl House yet started her new job but is allowed to help when asked Of course she can t stop there and does some additional investigating on her own The mystery was well written and developed even in novella form The second story Christmas Cocoa and a Corpse by Maddie Day was all I have come to expect from this author and series Again this was a novella but was a well written and plotted mystery that I really enjoyed Robbie s boyfriend s family was very involved in this story and it was great getting to know them especially his mother Freddy who helped solve the mystery This story used a friendly lab puppy named cocoa to tie in the theme Finally Death by Hot Cocoa written by Alex Erickson finished off this book This story did not take place in the coffee shop like others in the series It was a locked room mystery When Krissy participates in an Escape Room activity the last thing any of them expected was the proprietor of the Escape Room company dying before they are released Was it an accident or is one of the participants the killer Krissy uses her intelligence and logic skills to solve the mystery and identify the murderer I enjoyed all three of these short stories and definitely recommend this one to those looking for some fun Christmas mysteries The publisher generously provided me with a copy of this book upon reuest The rating ideas and opinions shared are my own

Carlene OConnor Ï 5 review

'Tis the season for hot chocolate and mouthwatering treats But sometimes too much of a good thing can be downright deadly CHRISTMAS COCOA MURDER by CARLENE O'CONNOR Siobhn O'Sullivan's hopes for a uiet Irish Christmas are dashed when the local Santa turns up dead in a carnival dunk tank of hot cocoa Now instead of hunting down holiday gifts she's pursuing a heartless killer Seems the dead Santa was no angel either stealing neighborhood d. Three delightful Christmas themed stories The first story Christmas Cocoa Murder by Carlene O Connor is set in Ireland It was well written and full of humor I really liked the main character Siobh n She s smart easy to relate to and I enjoyed getting to know her and her siblings The mystery was solid and interesting enough for me to keep reading until the end The second story Christmas Cocoa and a Corpse by Maddie Day is set in the wonderful fictional town of South Lick Indiana This is one of my favorite cozy mystery series and my favorite of the three stories The writing is excellent and the plot is perfectly paced I enjoyed getting to know Robbie s boyfriend Abe s family a bit and their adorable puppy Cocoa This was a great addition to the country store mysteries The third story Death by Hot Cocoa by Alex Erickson is set in a Christmas themed escape room I loved this story It reminded me of a horror movie It was fast paced and I had a lot of fun reading it I recommend these stories to anyone looking for an enjoyable Christmas themed cozy Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for this ARC The opinions expressed are my own Dangerous Melody (Treasure Seekers you to NetGalley and the publisher for this ARC The opinions expressed are my own


10 thoughts on “Christmas Cocoa Murder

  1. says:

    Three delightful Christmas themed stories The first story Christmas Cocoa Murder by Carlene O'Connor is set in Ireland It was well written and full of humor I really liked the main character Siobhán She's smart easy to relate to and I enjoyed

  2. says:

    'Tis the season for hot chocolate and mouthwatering treats But sometimes too much of a good thing can be downrig

  3. says:

    Kensington has released another Christmas novella collection this time featuring three authors that haven’t been featured before All three stories feature hot cocoa is some capacity Up first is “Christmas Cocoa Murder” by Carlene O’Con

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    I love holiday theme cozy novella collections I read every one I can get my hands on Not only are they cute uick holiday theme stories but it's a great way to find new authorsseries to add to my tbrChristmas Cocoa Murder gathers 3 Christmas theme stories from different popular series One series I have never read before and the other two I've read one or two of the books I'm definitely moving all 3 series up my tbr stac

  5. says:

    September seems to be Christmas month for publishers so I have a bunch of holiday themed cozy mysteries to indulge in First up is Chri

  6. says:

    I really enjoyed reading these Christmas themed short mysteries by authors that I knew I already read and liked I wasn't familiar with the series that the first story belongs with but I had read the author's newest series Even though I didn't know anyone it didn't take long to warm up to Siobhan's character and her siblings That and her po

  7. says:

    This book is made up of three novellas all from series that I read and enjoy Each of the stories uses Cocoa as a theme in their story Christmas Cocoa Mystery stars Siobhán O'Sullivan the oldest sibling in a family left orphaned in the first book in the series While she raises her siblings runs the family bakerycafe she a

  8. says:

    This is actually three short novellas by three different authors I got it because my bookgroup was reading Carlene O'Connor Her short was the same as the book title and then there were two other short stories by Maddie Day and Alex Erickson O'Connor's was good but not as suspenseful as her full length novels or maybe because it w

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    Tis the season for hot chocolate and mouthwatering treats But sometimes too much of a good thing can be downrigh

  10. says:

    I received a free copy of this book from the publisher through NetgalleyI have to admit that the biggest reason I reuested this one was because there's a novella by Maddie Day in this book I love her Country Store Mysteries series and I was