September 1, 2016

Cleo Coyle - Cozy Mystery Author Spotlight

I am going to be hosting a number of cozy mystery authors on my blog for the next two months. If you have not had the pleasure of enjoying a cozy mystery I encourage you to do so. The cozy mystery industry as a whole is in danger of being lost as the publishers are ending a number of series. Please note that not all series I will be sharing are in danger. There are many that will be continuting on as normal. I just wanted to do my part to make everyone aware of this genre as a whole. 

Today I will be showcasing Cleo Coyle - Today her latest book Dead to the Last Drop comes out in paperback. Also watch for the next book in the coffee house series - Dead Cold Brew to be published January 10, 2017 in hardback. 

About the author:
Cleo Coyle is the pseudonym for Alice Alfonsi, who writes popular fiction in collaboration with her husband, Marc Cerasini.

Like their 15 Coffeehouse Mystery novels, their 5 Haunted Bookshop Mysteries (written under the name Alice Kimberly), are bestselling works of amateur sleuth fiction for Penguin.

When not haunting coffeehouses or hunting ghosts, Alice and Marc are New York Times bestselling media tie-in writers who have penned properties for Lucasfilm, NBC, Fox, Disney, Imagine, and MGM.

Alice is a former journalist and author of children’s books and popular fiction. Marc is an author of military nonfiction and thrillers. They live and work in New York City where they cook like crazy, rescue stray cats, haunt coffeehouses, and hunt ghosts. To learn more, visit their online coffeehouse. **Borrowed from the author's website

Where to follow the author:
Cleo's website
Cleo's recipe website
Coffee House Mystery Website
Cleo's Twitter
Cleo's Facebook

This author's books:

(1) On What Grounds (2) Through the Grinder 
(3) Latte Trouble (4) Murder Most Frothy (5) Decaffeinated Corpse 
(6) French Pressed (7) Espresso Shot (8) Holiday Grind 
(9) Roast Mortem (10) Murder by Mocha (11) A Brew to a Kill 
(12) Holiday Buzz, (13) Billionaire Blend 
(14) Once Upon a Grind, and...

About the books:
Watch Cleo's official book trailer (below) to learn more about her entertaining series of  Coffeehouse Mysteries.

These light, amateur sleuth murder mysteries feature a cast of quirky characters who work in a landmark  Greenwich Village coffeehouse. Because they are also culinary mysteries, each book includes the added bonus of recipes.

Books as Alice Kimberly

About these books:
To see the Haunted Bookshop Mystery titles 
in order and read brief story summaries, 

Stay tuned for the next author to be spotlighted. 


  1. Angela - Belated thanks for the lovely spotlight!

    Mason - What a nice comment, I appreciate it, cheers!

  2. The Coffeehouse Mysteries are one of my favorite cozy series, and the delicious recipes are an added bonus. I will need to remedy my "non-acquaintance" with the Haunted Bookshop series!! ☕️📖👻

    1. Cheryl - Thank you so much for the nice comment! LOVE that you have been enjoying The Coffeehouse Mysteries, and you're on deck to try the Haunted Bookshop Mystery series, too. My husband and I love writing both, and the encouragement from readers like you truly inspires us. Thank you again! ~ Cleo