Daily Review: Freshly Ground Murder by Tonya Kappes
November 4, 2017
The characters are compelling and the mystery has so many twists that it kept me guessing.
The holidays have arrived, and nothing is going to steal the joy of Roxanne Bloom’s first Christmas in Honey Springs.
The town’s annual Christmas in the Park is underway and includes a Christmas Pawrade that’ll help the furry residents at Pet Palace get a home for Christmas. It’s not the four-legged creatures that steal the show, it’s the pair of legs sticking out from the Christmas tree lighting ceremony that has all the town talking.
It’s not the four-legged creatures that steal the show, it’s the pair of legs sticking out from the Christmas tree lighting ceremony that has all the town talking.
The suspects are piling up faster than the falling snow, while a murderer is on the loose. Roxy can’t let this ruin her first Christmas in Honey Springs and soon realizes it’s the ghosts of Christmas past that holds the real clues. But can she get this mystery solved in time for the holidays?
Includes Holiday Recipes from The Bean Hive!
About Tonya Kappes:
For years, USA Today bestselling author Tonya Kappes has been publishing numerous mystery and romance titles with unprecedented success.
She is famous not only for her hilarious plot lines and quirky characters, but her tremendous marketing efforts that have earned her thousands of followers and a devoted street team of fans.
Honey Springs, Kentucky is such a special place at Christmas time. The decorations, the sweet treats and of course the coffee add to the festive mood. Roxanne Bloom, the owner of The Bean Hive, is looking forward to all the festivities.
That is until a body is found under the Town’s Christmas Tree. Roxanne needs to know who killed Otis Peavler, even if she puts herself in danger. Roxanne is a loving, caring woman. She is always ready to help her family and friends. Her romance with Patrick is loving and promises a happy future. It made me smile.
I loved the chemistry and the desire. I liked that Roxanne is intelligent and follows her instincts to tracks down a killer. Tonya Kappes makes me feel right at home. I liked the small town and the people who live there.
They certainly add drama to the story. The characters are compelling and the mystery has so many twists that it kept me guessing. I’m looking forward to the next book in this series.
By Missy Cook-VanHoose
Christmas time in Honey Springs, Kentucky is a wonderful time of year and everyone is getting ready for a week-long celebration. With the whole town at the Christmas tree lighting ceremony, imagine their shock of finding poor ole Otis Peavler dead under the tree. Now Roxie is on a mission to find the killer.
Anytime Tonya Kappes releases a book I grab it immediately and begin reading. Her stories will put you right in the town she’s writing about. I always feel like I am visiting with old friends. Also, don’t skip over the yummy looking recipes in the back of the book. Freshly Ground Murder is the third book in the Killer Coffee Mystery series.
So grab you a copy, a cup of coffee, a sweet treat and enjoy a visit with Roxie and everyone else in Honey Springs. This book will definitely put you in the Christmas spirit.
This is the third in the A Killer Coffee Mystery by Tonya Kappes. It’s Christmas in Honey Springs, KY and the town is getting ready for the Christmas Celebration and Pawparade at the town center.
The tree lighting didn’t go quite as planned. There was a dead body under the tree when the lights came on. It was Otis Peavler the owner of Odd Ink and Roxy’s neighbor on the boardwalk. As the investigation progressed Roxy discovered that Otis had a lot of secrets. Is that what got him killed and who is the stranger that came to town the same day?
I have fallen in love with Honey Springs and it’s residents. I look forward to the next book to learn more about them. If you love Christmas stories you will surely love Freshly Ground Murder and all the great holiday recipes that are included.
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