Through the Grinder

by Cleo Coyle | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 042519714x Global Overview for this book
Registered by Joanthro of Denver, Colorado USA on 5/20/2008
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4 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by Joanthro from Denver, Colorado USA on Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Given to me for BookCrossing.

Journal Entry 2 by Joanthro at Denver, Colorado USA on Thursday, May 05, 2011
Sending to SqueakyChu for a book fair. Have fun!

Journal Entry 3 by wingSqueakyChuwing at Rockville, Maryland USA on Wednesday, May 11, 2011
This book was sent to me by Joanthro to be given away at the upcoming Gaithersburg Book Festival. Thank you so much!

Released 8 yrs ago (5/21/2011 UTC) at Gaithersburg City Hall Concert Pavilion and Grounds in Gaithersburg, Maryland USA

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

This book is being released at the Gaithersburg Book Festival in Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA.


Dear Reader:
Welcome to BookCrossing! Thank you for accepting this travelling book. I'd be delighted if you'd make a journal entry here on Bookcrossing saying that the book is now safe in your hands. You may do this anonymously if you prefer. After reading the book, please journal your thoughts about it. You make then keep this book or pass it along for someone else to enjoy. Should you choose to join BookCrossing at any time (free with no strings), kindly name Joanthro, who donated this book to the Gaithersburg Book Festival, as your referring person. In the meantime, Happy Bookcrossing!

Journal Entry 5 by wingmaryzeewing at Gaithersburg, Maryland USA on Sunday, May 22, 2011
I've been wanting to read this series, but haven't been able to find any of these books. Thanks so much for sending these for the festival, Joanthro!

Journal Entry 6 by wingmaryzeewing at Taneytown, Maryland USA on Thursday, July 26, 2012
Excellent, excellent mystery. This is the 2nd in the coffeehouse mystery series (I read On What Grounds just before this one), and I've found that these are very quick reads. This one centers around the search for a psychopathic killer, who's shoving young women to their doom: one off a roof, one in front of a subway train, etc.

I'm enjoying the characters as well. In this one, Clare's found a new love with an engineer/architect. But her ex-husband, Matteo comes back to town as well. Lots to keep her occupied here ;)

Thanks for sharing this, Joanthro. This is reserved for a cozy mystery bookbox coming my way soon.

Journal Entry 7 by wingmaryzeewing at Taneytown, Maryland -- Controlled Releases on Sunday, July 29, 2012

Released 6 yrs ago (7/29/2012 UTC) at Taneytown, Maryland -- Controlled Releases

CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:

Putting this in Affinity4books' Cozy Mystery bookbox. Hope the next reader enjoys!

Journal Entry 8 by wing6of8wing at Silver Spring, Maryland USA on Saturday, August 04, 2012
MaryZee handed off the CozyMystery BookBox to me today over a trip to The Book Thing and lunch. She was quite enthusiastic about this series and strongly encouraged me to check it out. I selected this one and the first one in the series to add to Mt. TBR, which is already way too tall, but oh well.

Journal Entry 9 by wing6of8wing at Silver Spring, Maryland USA on Wednesday, May 29, 2013
I read the first in this series on the recommendation of a friend who died last fall -- and I read it shortly after she died. I loved it, but was not sure how much of that was my connection to MaryZee. This installment proved that the first one was not a fluke or a sentimental favorite. I will definitely be seeking out others in this series to read, because I like the writer's style and the characters.

The mystery aspect was well done, with a nice amount of suspense and good enough clues to let the reader get to the answer before Clare, but still go on guessing about how Clare would get there. There was one red herring jigsaw piece that I tried to fit in and couldn't, but that is okay by me. I like the recurring characters in this series and was surprised to find myself actually liking even the cheating rat-bastard ex-husband Matteo by the end, since he proved to be a good father and a character capable of growth. I also really enjoyed the information on coffee beans and blends and recipes and such, despite the fact that I have never tasted coffee and never will (it's against my religion), because it was presented in an interesting way and as a natural part of the story-telling.

Released 5 yrs ago (6/28/2013 UTC) at -- Mail or by hand - rings, RABCK, meetings, District of Columbia USA

CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:

I am sending the first two books in this series to a friend of mine in Florida because I think she will enjoy them. Better than having them sit on my shelf forever while I try to get another plan together.

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