Welcome to another book review! I have just finished reading Coffee and Crime by Kelly Hashway on Kindle. Well actually, this is a very short novel and took me less than an hour to finish the book! So my review is going to be short as well.
Joanna Coffee is hiding from her past, which includes an ex who cheated on her with her best friend. Too ashamed to go back home to Bennett Falls, Jo is living with her aunt clear across the country.
But a crime occurs in the coffee shop where Jo works, and it makes Jo rethink what she’s doing with her life. She’s determined to solve the crime and the problems in her own life.
Fans of Joanne Fluke and Victoria Laurie will enjoy this culinary cozy mystery series.
Kelly Hashway fully admits to being one of the most accident-prone people on the planet, but luckily she gets to write about female sleuths who are much more coordinated than she is. Maybe it was growing up watching Murder, She Wrote that instilled a love of mystery, but she spends her days writing cozy mysteries. Kelly’s also a sucker for first love, which is why she writes romance under the pen name Ashelyn Drake. When she’s not writing, Kelly works as an editor and also as Mom, which she believes is a job title that deserves to be capitalized.
Again, I got this book free on the Kindle and just decided to try reading this out.
So in a nutshell, the story is about a girl named Joanna Coffee who is working with her aunt in a coffee shop in a mall. A murder takes place in the mall and Joanna starts secretly investigating the case as apparently, the murderer had been drinking black coffee which had been purchased from the coffee shop and Jo knows that only four people had bought black coffee on that day…
Here is my short and sweet review in a list form.
- I really like the cover of the book (so in this case Kindle cover)–it looks really cheesy and nice. I am fetish for book covers.
- The story is short and simple–kind of like straight to the point.
- Not much of descriptions but a little bit of more dialogue in the books.
- If you are looking for a fast read, then this book might be a good choice for you.
- The ending was short, chapters were not very long and I like the ending actually.
- I actually like the main character, Jo.
Overall, this is a good book and I rate this book as five stars!