Synopses & Reviews
The first three books in the "Chocoholic Mystery Series" are packaged in one volume. The series begins with the "Chocolate Cat Caper" and continue through "Chocolate Bear Burglary" and "Chocolate Frog Frame-up." Each tale includes chocolate trivia and lore.
Together in one volume: the first three mysteries featuring Lee McKinney and the TenHuis Chocolade store of Warner Pier, Michigan plus the short story that started it all
The Chocolate Kidnapping Clue
With her parents going through a messy divorce, a mopey teenage Lee is spending the summer working in her aunt and uncle's chocolate shop. When a wealthy customer is kidnapped she quickly discovers an unsuspected talent for sleuthing.
The Chocolate Cat Caper
When a high-profile defense lawyer dies after eating a cat-shaped chocolate laced with cyanide, it s up to Lee to find out who tampered with the recipe before she ends up behind not-so-chocolate bars.
The Chocolate Bear Burglary
A burglary at the shop leads to missing antique chocolate molds and a dead friend and the main suspect in the murder is Lee s troubled teenage stepson. Lee sets out to clear his name, but awakening long-hibernating family secrets might be more than this daring crime solver can bear.
The Chocolate Frog Frame-Up
The first customer to buy one of the store s new chocolate croakers is the town crank, Hershel Perkins just after getting into an altercation with Lee s boyfriend Joe. When he soon goes missing, it looks like Joe is being framed for murder and Lee must jump to his defense "
About the Author
JoAnna Carl is the pseudonym of a multipublished mystery writer. She spent more than twenty-five years in the newspaper business, working as a reporter, feature writer, editor and columnist. She holds a degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma and also studied in the OU Professional Writing Program. She lives in Oklahoma but spends much of her summer at a cottage on Lake Michigan near several communities similar to the fictional town of Warner Pier.