The island fishing village of Eastport, Maine, has plenty of salty local character. It also has a sweet side, thanks to Jacobia Jake Tiptree, her best friend Ellie, and their waterfront bake shop, The Chocolate Moose. But when island life is disrupted by the occasional killer, Jake and Ellie put their chocolate treats aside to make sure justice is served. This summer, Eastports favorite lovebirds, kindergarten teacher Sharon Sweetwater and Coast Guard Captain Andy Devine, are getting married. The gala reception is sure to be the fte of the season, especially with a wedding-cake-sized whoopie pie courtesy of The Chocolate Moose. For Jake and Ellie, the custom-ordered confection will finally reel in some much-needed profits. But the celebratory air, and sweet smell of success, are ruined by foul murder. When Sharons bitter ex-boyfriend Toby is poisoned with an arsenic-laced milkshake, Andy is jailed as the prime suspect and the wedding is cancelled, whoopie pie and all. Then Sharon mak...
|Title||:||Death by Chocolate Malted Milkshake|
|Format Type||:||Kindle Edition|
|Number of Pages||:||240 pages|
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Death by Chocolate Malted Milkshake Reviews
This is the 2nd installment of the Death by Chocolate series. This series is linked to the author’s previous series (a fixer upper series). I have not read the first series and is not required to enjoy this series. The author gives plenty of background. Jacobia (Jake) and Ellie own a chocolate shop and they are close to having to close their doors. Summer months were good to their new business but winter months in Maine are not allowing them to have enough money to keep open. They have one last ...more
Princess Fuzzypants here: Jake and Ellie have a great business. Everyone loves their fare from the aforementioned milkshakes to the whoopie pie wedding cake they are contracted to concoct. Anything other than tourist season in rural Maine can be tough and finances tight and having a great product doesn’t change reality. In fact, they are so close to the edge they may have to close. The only thread that keeps them hanging on is the big wedding job.
But when the local sleaze bucket is murdered and ...more
I'm so glad that Sarah Graves has given Jake and Ellie from Home Repair is Homicide a new platform. When the first series concluded I was sorry to say goodbye. Now they are back in this, the second mystery in their new series, Death By Chocolate. No matter what the season, chocolate is the most important food group. Winter or Summer, rain or shine, chocolate is a wonderful comfort food. However, in Maine it's a seasonal life style and money made in Summer carries the locals through into Spring. ...more
In this second book of the series the ladies are having a hard time, things aren't going well and it looks like they are going to have to close up their business. They have a wedding that may take them out of the red and put them in the black but only for a short time. When a local is murdered and it looks like one of their famous milkshakes with poison is the culprit things go from bad to worse. The groom has become the main suspect and it looks like the wedding they need might not happen. Jake ...more
Chocolate and love, what could be better? This summer, Eastport’s favorite lovebirds, kindergarten teacher Sharon Sweetwater and Coast Guard Captain Andy Devine, are getting married. The gala reception is sure to be the fête of the season, especially with a wedding-cake-sized whoopie pie courtesy of The Chocolate Moose. For Jake and Ellie, the custom-ordered confection will finally reel in some much-needed profits. But the celebratory air, and the sweet smell of success are ruined by foul murder ...more
Jacobia Tiptree and best friend, Ellie are struggling to keep The Chocolate Moose open. Then a murder happens and it looks like a milkshake from The Chocolate Moose had poison in it. Jake and Ellie have to find out who did it. The book was an easy read.
Rockport, Maine, is a pretty little town dependent on the summer tourists to keep the community going. In fact, Jake (Jacobia) and Ellie are in such dire financial straights that closing The Chocolate Moose, their dream bakery, seems inevitable. And that was even before the death of someone after drinking one of their signature milkshakes. The only thing that might be able to save them is getting paid for the specialty cakes for Andy and Sharon's upcoming wedding. A wedding that may not happe ...more
Death by Chocolate Malted Milkshake by Sarah Graves is a fun read that will have you longing for good chocolate with friends by the coast. This is the second addition to the "Death by Chocolate Mystery" series . I have read and enjoyed the first in series and highly recommend the series. The seaside town of Eastport, Maine is the setting of the fabulous chocolate shop " The Chocolate Moose" and the home of our protagonist Jake and her family. The author has a talent for describing the coastal se ...more