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  • Bibliography:
    25 Books (2 Series)
  • First Book:
    September 2003
  • Latest Book:
    April 2025
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Full Series List in Order

A Coffeehouse Mystery

1 - On What Grounds (Sep-2003)
2 - Through The Grinder (Oct-2004)
3 - Latte Trouble (Aug-2005)
4 - Murder Most Frothy (Aug-2006)
5 - Decaffeinated Corpse (Jul-2007)
6 - French Pressed (Mar-2008)
7 - Espresso Shot (Oct-2008)
8 - Holiday Grind (Nov-2009)
9 - Roast Mortem (Aug-2010)
10 - Murder by Mocha (Aug-2011)
11 - A Brew to a Kill (Aug-2012)
12 - Holiday Buzz (Dec-2012)
13 - Billionaire Blend (Dec-2013)
14 - Once Upon a Grind (Dec-2014)
15 - Dead to the Last Drop (Dec-2015)
16 - Dead Cold Brew (Dec-2016)
17 - Shot in the Dark (Apr-2018)
18 - Brewed Awakening (Dec-2019)
19 - Honey Roasted (Dec-2021)
20 - Bulletproof Barista (Nov-2023)
21 - No Roast for the Weary (Apr-2025)

Haunted Bookshop Mysteries

1 - The Ghost Goes to the Dogs (May-2023)

Book List in Order: 25 titles



  • Clare Cosi used to manage the historic Pillage Blend coffeehouse...until she opted for quieter pastures and a more suburban life. But after ten scars and a little friendly cajoling from the owner (a fresh pot of Jamaican Blue .1 fountain was all it t...



  • Clare Cosi has coffee in her veins. That's why she jumped at the chance to return to New York City as manager of the historic Village Blend coffeehouse. And her new life is a pretty flavorful blend too -- with her daughter close by, her ex-husban...



  • As manager of the historic Village Blend coffeehouse, Clare Cosi can steam a fantastically foamy cappuccino and press a perfect pot of Jamaica Blue Mountain. But suddenly she finds herself dealing with a mystery that's just too hot to handle... Th...



  • Endless Summer, Bottomless Cups Clare Cosi's new friend, millionaire David Mintzer, has an offer no New York barista could turn down: an all-expenses-paid summer away from the sticky city. At his Hamptons mansion, she'll relax, soak up the sun, an...



  • In the world of high-octane coffee shops, asking for a decaf is a good way to get a hot jolt of scorn. But Clare Cosi, manager of the historic Village Blend, is determined to please all of her customers, even if it kills her... Get the Lead Out ...



  • New Yorker Clare Cosi may have found success with her popular coffeehouse, the Village Blend, but managing her family's affairs is proving to be a grind... Dark Brew Clare's daughter, Joy, is immersing herself in the foodie culture with an inte...



  • Coffeehouse manager Clare Cosi rarely gets steamed. But ever since her ex-husband announced his plans to remarry she's been making some vows of her own... Roped into creating a gourmet coffee and dessert bar for her ex-husband's wedding, Clare faces...



  • When Village Blend manager and head barista Clare Cosi finds a red-suited body in the snow, she adds solving Santa's slaying to her coffeehouse menu. Clare's grown very fond of Alfred Glockner, the part-time comic and genuinely jolly charity Santa w...



  • Clare Cosi, manager and head barista of the landmark Village Blend coffeehouse, has perfected the pulling of steaming hot espresso. But ,can she keep New York's Bravest from getting burned? When the firefighters of Ladder Company 189 pull Clare's ...






  • A divorced, single mom in her forties, Clare Cosi is a coffee shop manager by day, an irrepressible snoop by night. When something is wrong, she considers it her mission in life to right it, and murder is as wrong as it gets. Can coffee enhance yo...



  • Penelope Thornton-McClure and her bookshop's ghost-in-residence Jack Shepard are back on a new case in this delightful paranormal mystery from New York Times bestselling author Cleo Coyle.A big bestseller leads to small town trouble.Bookshop owner Pe...



  • Coffee. It can get a girl killed. A shocking hit-and-run in front of her Village Blend coffeehouse spurs Clare Cosi into action. A divorced, single mom in her forties, Clare is also a dedicated sleuth, and she's determined to track down this ruth...



  • Holiday time is party time in New York City, but after a sparkling winter bash ends with a murder, Village Blend coffeehouse manager Clare Cosi vows to put the killer on ice… At the Great New York Cookie Swap, pastry chefs bake up their very bes...



  • *Starred Review --Kirkus Top Pick --RT Book Reviews Includes a wealth of delicious recipes. In this 13th entry of the Coffeehouse Mystery series, we return to the Village Blend, a charming coffeehouse in the heart of New York's picturesque...



  • When coffeehouse manager turned amateur sleuth Clare Cosi roasts "magic" beans for a Fairy Tale Fall event, 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...



  • After the White House asks coffeehouse manager and master roaster Clare Cosi to consult on the coffee service for a Rose Garden Wedding, she discovers a historic pot was used as a CIA "dead drop" decades before. Now long-simmering secrets boi...



  • THE PERFECT PROPOSAL LEADS TO A CHILLING COLD CASE... Coffeehouse manager Clare Cosi sheds tears of joy when her NYPD detective boyfriend surprises her with an engagement ring. But her bridal bliss is put on hold when a chilling mystery brings a ...



  • A smartphone dating game turns the Village Blend into a hookup hotspot -- until a gunshot turns the landmark coffeehouse into a crime scene. As Village Blend manager Clare Cosi fixes a date for her wedding, her ex-husband is making dates through ...



  • When coffeehouse manager Clare Cosi awakens on a bench in Washington Square Park, she has no idea she's been missing for days, or that her friends and family have been frantic with worry. Now that she's back, everyone is overjoyed, including ...






  • Bookshop owner Penelope Thornton-McClure and her gumshoe ghost team up to solve the stunning mystery at the heart of a madwoman’s self-portrait in this all new installment from New York Times bestselling author Cleo Coyle. While gathering a col...



  • Clare Cosi is busy as a bee planning her honeymoon when murder buzzes into the Village Blend in this all-new mystery in the beloved New York Times bestselling Coffeehouse series by Cleo Coyle.While struggling to find a romantic (and affordable) desti...



  • With the help of her gumshoe ghost, bookshop owner Penelope Thornton-McClure sets out to clear an innocent woman of a shocking crime in this all-new entry in the “utterly charming” (Mystery Scene) Haunted Bookshop Mysteries from New York Times be...



  • A stray dog leads bookseller Penelope McClure and her gumshoe ghost on a chase for a clever killer in this brand-new entry in the “utterly charming” (Mystery Scene) Haunted Bookshop Mysteries from New York Times bestselling author Cleo Coyle. Pet...



  • When a film crew’s location shoot delivers an actual shooting, Clare Cosi finds herself at the scene of a true crime in this showstopping entry in the beloved Coffeehouse Mysteries from New York Times bestselling author Cleo Coyle.Only Murders in G...



  • When the Village Blend opens a Writer’s Block Lounge, a cold case crime turns up the heat on Clare and her crew in this gripping new entry in the beloved Coffeehouse Mystery series from New York Times bestselling author Cleo Coyle.As much as ma...


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Cleo Coyle has published 25 books.

The next book by Cleo Coyle, No Roast for the Weary, will be published in April 2025.

The first book by Cleo Coyle, On What Grounds, was published in September 2003.

Yes. Cleo Coyle has 2 series.