Once Upon a Grind by Cleo Coyle

Once Upon a Grind

Coffeehouse Mystery #14

Cleo Coyle with Rebecca Gibel (Narrator)

11 hours, 31 minutes first pub 2014 (editions)

fiction mystery lighthearted mysterious fast-paced


When coffeehouse manager turned amateur sleuth Clare Cosi roasts "magic" beans for Fairy Tale Week, she brews up a vision that leads to a sleeping beauty in Central Park; a big, bad wolf of Wall Street; and an East Side enclave with storybook secr...

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Community Reviews Summary of 173 reviews


mysterious 71%
lighthearted 57%
adventurous 28%
funny 28%
challenging 14%
emotional 14%
relaxing 14%


medium 71%
fast 28%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Plot: 40%

Strong character development?

No: 60% | Yes: 40%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 40% | No: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 60% | No: 40%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 60% | Yes: 40%

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