Roast Mortem by Cleo Coyle

350 pages first pub 2010 (editions)

fiction mystery lighthearted mysterious tense fast-paced
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Clare Cosi, manager and head barista of the landmark Village Blend coffeehouse, has perfected the art of steaming hot espresso. But now she needs to keep New York's bravest from being burned. As someone torches cafes around the city and firefighte...

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Community Reviews Summary of 321 reviews


mysterious 92%
lighthearted 42%
tense 42%
adventurous 35%
dark 14%
emotional 14%
funny 14%
hopeful 7%
relaxing 7%


fast 57%
medium 42%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 54% | A mix: 45%

Strong character development?

No: 63% | Yes: 27% | It's complicated: 9%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 45% | Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 63% | Yes: 27% | It's complicated: 9%

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