Colette London ☆ 7 DownloadH the genre or into the clueless heroine act don t bother despite the chocolate Synopsis Chocoholics and ood cozy ans rejoice With prose as smooth and delicious as its theme this despite the chocolate Synopsis Chocoholics and ood cozy The Commemerative fans rejoice With prose as smooth and delicious as its theme this debut cozy introduces a smart protagonist with an unusual and tasty profession Library Journal starred on Criminal ConfectionsChocolate whisperer Hayden Mundy Moore has just arrived in Portland Oregon where she s about to scarf souffl s and sip cacao based cocktails at herriend s engagement party Fresh The Magnesium Factor from nabbing herirst candy covered killer the last thing Hayden wants to do is mix her love of chocolate with criminal mischief again But then the groom to be turns up dead before beginning his renowned Chocolate After Dark tourHayden s riends insist that Declan s death was a reak accident but she knows there s no mistaking the bitter aftertaste of homicide In the midst of haba ero hot chocolate and mocha chunk gelato a choco crazed killer waits to strike again Hayden will need to use than her extraordinarily gifted taste buds to bring this murderer to justice but she just might have bitten off than she can chew in the process GoodreadsReviewDangerously Dark is the second book in the Chocolate Whisperer Mystery series and it is a good read You can tell that the author has a vast knowledge of the subject of chocolate what a great subject to be an expert in I enjoy the chocolate tidbits and the recipes that are includedThe writing style The Undrowned Child flows smoothly and the book is an easy read The book is written in theirst person and I am not a big The Summer House fan of this perspective I usually have a harder time keeping track of the storyline when a book is written like this and this book was no exception That is only my opinion and other readers may enjoy that perspective The characters are well developed and well rounded The author is very talented in descriptive writing and the setting drew me in rightrom the very beginning The mystery had enough twists and turns to make it difficult to solve I always enjoy that when I am reading a cozy mysteryI would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a well crafted cozy mystery And if you love chocolate and let s be honest most people do then you will definitely want to read this book and seriesI received a Before My Heart Stops: A Memoir free copy of this bookrom Netgalley in exchange The Yankee Club for a honest review I would like to thank NetGalley and Kensington Booksor the opportunity to read and review this book Yummy book It is ull of Chocolate murder and mystery This is the second book in the A Chocolate Whisperer Mystery series It kept me guessing about who the murder was and whyI like the characters Hayden Mundy Moore is the main character She goes to different places to help trouble shoot different chocolate problems She is single loves to travel and has the money to do it She has a inancial advisor that she has to check in with Travis Turner She is curious about him I want to know about himDanny
Hayden s and bodyguard at times He has met Travis and doesn t like him Danny is hot a exconHayden is in Portland OR to attend a bridal weekend with a old college The Catholic Home: Celebrations and Traditions for Holidays, Feast Days, and Every Day friend Carissa Jenkins Carissa owns aood truck Cartorama is a group of Green Metropolis: The Extraordinary Landscapes of New York City as Nature, History, and Design food trucks that only saleood with chocolate in it Carissa sells only chocolate ice cream The Magic Cake Shop flavors When Hayden meets Carissa and goes into her cart sheinds HER FIANCE DECLAN DEAD AND THEY fiance Declan dead and they die tooDeclan the you know about him the you don t like him Lots of people have issue with himI did not realize how many different oods have chocolate in them I would love to go on Dangerously Dark tour but not in that vanYou might get hungry or chocolate reading this book There are some recipes in the back of the book or you to tryI was given this ebook to read by Net Galley and Kensington In return I agreed to give a honest review and be part of Dangerously Dark book tour If you are a an of chocolate and mysteries then this book combines both of these perfectly The main character of the book is chocolate goddess Hayden Mundy Moore Hayden is well known as an expert in Beauty is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability fine chocolate circles and she has to travel a lot with her work so when her dearriend gets engaged Haydon comes to Portland Oregon to the party where something dreadful happens Her The Curious World of Wine: Facts, Legends, and Lore About the Drink We Love So Much friendsianc is American Hunger: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Washington Post Series found dead and it brings up many uestions about who could have done it and why Now herriend needs someone to stand in The Mother Zone for her recently deceasedianc and do his work and Hayden is the The Void first person that comes to mind Of course a little snooping is also in order if she is going toind out why someone would go to the big risk of a skilled murder I loved the The Poke Cookbook: The Freshest Way to Eat Fish foodie community and setting in this second book in this series as well as learning all about how chocolate is harvested and made into the chocolate we all enjoy It really wasascinating and a lot of skill is needed when working with chocolate to get it to top class standards It was impossible to read this without a mug of hot chocolate in my hand and at the very end of the book it contains delicious mouthwatering recipes that I can t wait to try out They were a great little added extra This was a very enjoyable read I received my review copy through Kensington books on Netgalle. N the midst of habanero hot chocolate and mocha chunk gelato a choco crazed killer waits to strike again Hayden will need to use than her extraordinarily gifted taste buds to bring this murderer to justice but she just might have bitten off than she can chew in the process. Ocolate Whisperer MysteryAcclaimed chocolate whisperer Hayden Mundy Moore she of the exuisitely sensitive taste buds is resh rom her recent discovery of a murder victim in the San Francisco Bay area and anticipating leisure and The Somme: Heroism and Horror in the First World War fun visiting collegeriend Carissa in hip bohemian Portland Oregon She s not expecting to be Jenny on the spot with yet another corpse nor to be pressed into service to Sicilian Lives fulfill the deceased s Chocolate After Dark Tour At least it s chocolate after allThis second in the series which debuted with CRIMINAL CONFECTIONS will definitely appeal tooodies chocaholics aficionados of smart Tattoo a Banana: And Other Ways to Turn Anything and Everything Into Art feisty heroines and armchair travelers such as this reviewer who enjoy learning local color Dangerously Dark is the second book in Colette London s Chocolate Whisperer mystery series I haven t read theirst book but plan on doing so because I want to learn background information on the characters This book combines mystery and chocolate Alice Oliver facts It was interesting to learn about the skills and euipment needed when working with chocolate to achieveame in the chocolatier community however some of the details and descriptions seemed to drag on too long The characters are colorful and entertaining and I was kept guessing whodunit until the reveal I recommend this book but suggest you start with Criminal Confections the The Protestant Temperament first book in this series because if you don t you lleel somewhat lostThe main character is Hayden Mundy Moore aka the Chocolate Whis Hayden Mundy Moore is in Portland Oregon to attend her college That's So '90s Pop!: A Fill-In Activity Book friend Carissa s engagement party Sure it was a whirlwind romance but Hayden Mundy Moore will do anythingor her old The Radiant Child friend Hayden Mundy Moore her name ALWAYS has three parts is impressed by her ditzyriend s new ice cream business Carissa s ice cream cart The Best American Crime Writing featuring chocolate ice creamrozen with liuid nitrogen is sure to be a success Then Carissa s The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data fiance Declan Murphy isound dead in her trailer The police are certain his death was an accident caused by a malfunctioning of the nitrogen canisters Hayden Mundy Moore is not so sure She is still rattled rom her brush with death in San Francisco Danny and Travis think she needs to get out of Portland and take a break Hayden Mundy Moore is not going anywhere She promised to help Carissa in any way she could and that means leading Declan s Chocolate After Dark tour and secretly inding out which one of the Cartorama vendors wanted Declan dead It s not an easy task especially when she Tempting Eden finds many of the vendors are very nice but all had a motive to want Declan dead She refuses to believe Carissa is guilty and aims to prove herriend s innocenceThis story is not uite as good as the Talking to Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, first story It doesn teature enough chocolate The mystery is engaging enough so I stayed up late wanting to see how it ended I didn t know or sure who the murderer was I wasn t even positive at the end but I was suspicious enough so I would not have done what Hayden Mundy Moore did She didn enough so I would not have done whatis hayden s
HAYDEN MUNDY MOORE DID SHE DIDNMundy Moore did She didn a clue She s too trusting The Cartorama people are a mixed bag None of them really appealed to me I suspected any or all of them of murder and Declan didn t deserve to be murdered but he was a tool Declan was a con artist or sure and a total jerk Carissa isn t a whole lot better I Three Times the Love found her annoying and didn t see how she and Hayden Mundy Moore could beriends They have nothing in common Then there s Janel the vegan activist who loves Cartorama but isn t exactly one of the The Drowning Man family She s intense in her emotions and hangs on to what might have been While Ielt kind of bad The Bride of Willow Creek for her especially towards the end she entered into a relationship as a responsible adult and should have known it wouldn t work out She had every motiveor murdering Declan Then there s Lauren a va va va boom burlesue performer and another one with strong motive or murder She seems nice at times but other times she comes on with strong motive or murder She seems nice at times but other times she comes on strong with her sexy persona Austin was Declan s best riend before Declan met Carissa A self proclaimed nerd Austin is kind but moody I wondered whether he loved Carissa or Declan He had a good motive to kill either or both of them Finally there s Tomas Tommy Berk a bartender He looks out or his Cartorama The Lively Art of Writing family and is into Hayden but he is difficult to get to know He doesn t have a good motiveor murder Recurring characters are Hayden who can be a bit clueless She wants to believe the best of everybody and sometimes she made decisions I didn t agree with Her lirty banter with Danny drives me crazy at times She lirts with Travis too and is determined to see him in person one day Danny is the strong silent type Though he tells Hayden what to do and how he eels about her money he doesn t open up about his true eelings I think the pair are dancing around the truth and he s afraid of getting his heart broken It s just a hunch and I m not sure that s where the series is going Travis is The Glass Ocean funor an uptight inancial wizard He cares or Hayden though they ve never met He must be a saint to put up with her banter The recipes in the back sound to die or no pun intended and I hope to make some of them I recommend this series to chocoholic cozy mystery lovers If you re not amiliar wit. Of chocolate with criminal mischief again But then the groom to be turns up dead before beginning his renowned Chocolate After Dark tour Hayden's The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness friends insist that Declan's death was areak accident but she knows there's no mistaking the bitter aftertaste of homicide In Colette London s Dangerously Dark the second installment in the Chocolate Whisperer Culinary Cozy mystery series this one would hook you and tempt you on the irst the Chocolate Whisperer Culinary Cozy mystery series this one would hook you and tempt you on the irst When Hayden Mundy Moore Zero to Five: 70 Essential Parenting Tips Based on Science (and What I've Learned So Far) first arrived in Portland she was there to help her bestriend Carissa with her wedding details as her matron of honor But right before Carissa could say I Do her Serenity Role Playing Game fianc isound dead in the trailer Save the Cupcake! for the Chocolate After Dark tour While Carissa grievedthe lossor Declan Murphy it was up to Hayden to do some snoop and check out the CAD tour Tressed to Kill (Southern Beauty Shop, from Cartaroma But as Hayden and her bodyguard Danny observe the people of the tour they took a real good look into Declan s life Hayden came across a poisoning of sort in her own drink an accidental shelving incident and multiple scare tactics to throw her off the tracks of the culprit She suspected the people who knew Declan best even Carissa since it seemed that everyone had a motive to do him in by liuid nitrogen And when one of her prime suspects hadigured it out she ended up in a car accident that almost claimed her life While Hayden and Danny had bet their money on whodunit Hayden had later suspected the one who had harmed her in a toxic Tressed to Kill face off I enjoyed the mystery and the characters I liked thelirty play between Hayden and her bodyguard riend Danny and between her and her keeper Travis Travis is in charge of administering her inheritance and making her travel plans She hasn t met Travis in person and antasizes about what he would look like and be like based on the interactions and his voice over the phone This doesn t stop her The Dancer Who Flew: A Memoir of Rudolf Nureyev from pursuing romanticun with other men she meets I also enjoyed the chocolate lore and information I had never heard of some of the types of products that she encounters rom sipping chocolate to lash rozen ice creamThe mystery has a good supply of suspects thanks to the ood wagon community that Carissa and her iance belong to It s interesting to watch how the different characters react to his death And it s even interesting to watch Hayden try and igure out which one would be most likely to have committed the murder The action moves along at a or less steady pace It picks up a little towards the end of the book If you like your mysteries with just a touch of romance plenty of suspects and chocolate this is a good cozy The Gingerbread Man and the Leprechaun Loose at School for you Recipes are included at the end of the book I didn t try and make any of them but they look deliciousThis is the second book in the Chocolate Whisperer series It can be read as a stand alone I gave this book 4 out of 5 stars It kept me guessing until the endDisclaimer I received a copy of this book in exchangeor my honest opinion I like my chocolate dark dangerously Dark The Darker The Better The darker the better Mundy MooreI read the above line and elt like Hayden and I were kindred spirits when it c Hayden Mundy Moore has traveled to Portland to visit her old college riend The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School for her engagement party Unfortunately right after arriving theiance in uestion turns up dead The death is ruled an accident but Hayden is determined that Declan s death is suspicious and she s stumbled on another murder to solve Dangerously Dark is the seuel to Criminal Confections which The Cutting Room: A Novel of Suspense first introduced Hayden as a worldamous chocolate whisperer She travels the world helping companies with their problems involving all things chocolate In her last job she came across a murder and helped solve it so when inding a death while visiting her riend she s determined to do the same There are a lot of different reasons I ended up not really enjoying this story I can see that some will love it though but it just wasn t or me First Hayden is a rather rantic character She admits at one point that her mind will go to a thousand places at once but or a story this gets sometimes confusing and sometimes just plain boring as she thinks this and this and this but takes orever to get back to the original point I had a really hard time making any kind of connection to her because of this Another thing with the story was that the murder in uestion to everyone else was an accident Hayden is the only one thinking there is even anything to investigate and with the rantic nature I ve already mentioned I was uestioning whether this really was even a mystery You get 35 40% into the book before even one person agrees to help her investigate and that s a riend that just wants to prove Hayden is wrong and seeing things that aren t there This is way too slow a pace or me to get caught up solving something that as I said I was starting to think I was tricked into believing there was something even to solve at that point There is also a repetitive nature to some of Hayden s ramblings I lost count of the times it was mentioned she had lost her
beloved crossbody bag and had an inferior purse Some other aspects also seemed to get repetitive too descriptions of her suspectscrossbody bag and had an inferior purse Some other aspects also seemed to get repetitive too descriptions of her suspects her chocolate expertise etc In the end it just wasn t or me Found it too slow going and prefer a The Essential Tantra: A Modern Guide to Sacred Sexuality fast paced whodunnit I received a copy of this bookrom the publisher via NetGalley in exchange The Wisdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies, and Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success for an honest reviewFor reviews please visit REVIEW DANGEROUSLY DARK by Colette LondonA Ch. Chocolate whisperer Hayden Mundy Moore has just arrived in Portland Oregon where she's about to scarf souffles and sip cacao based cocktails at herriend's engagement party Fresh The Outlandish Adventures of Liberty Aimes from nabbing herirst candy covered killer the last thing Hayden wants to do is mix her love.