Cappuccinos, Cupcakes, and a Corpse

Cappuccinos, Cupcakes, and a Corpse Summary

From USA TODAY Bestselling Author Harper Lin: A dessert cozy mystery series with recipes!

Francesca Amaro moves back to her hometown of Cape Bay, Massachusetts, and takes over the family business, Antonia's Italian Café. She spends her days making delicious artisan cappuccinos, until she stumbles upon her neighbor's dead body. When the police discover Mr. Cardosi was poisoned, Francesca becomes a suspect. 

The victim's son, Matty, happens to be Francesca's old high school friend. Together, they uncover the secrets of the locals in order to find the killer in their idyllic beach town.

Includes two special cupcake recipes!

This is the first novel in The Cape Bay Cafe Mysteries. 

Book Reviews


Cozy Capers3 star

The loss of her mother brings Francesca back to her hometown. Within a short time, she discovers the dead body of a neighbor. She decides to investigate with his son. Will her investigation brings answers or danger? Will she find something more? I found this story amusing and liked that hints of romance didn’t overwhelm the mystery. It did seem to drag a little toward the end.35


Small town romance.5 star

After returning to her home town Francesca reunites with friends from her high schools days. She has a particular attraction to Matt whom she knew in high school. When she discovers his father dead when going home via a short cut and reporting the body to the local Sheriff she vows to help find the killer for her friend Matt. She does and I believe that this is a second chance at love. There is a cliff hanger so you will have to read the second book to see how it turns out. Will review when I finish reading the second book.55


Honestly Extremely Disappointed1 star

The writing is absolutely terrible and within the first three pages I wanted to throw it across the room. Also just because someone is wearing a piece of clothing that one doesn’t like, that doesn’t mean that they are rude because of it.15

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Best book ever5 star

If you ever want to read a book about something interesting this is the book for you to read and a great book to read when you are just relaxing and having a quite time to yourself this book will do a good job of keeping you excited and calm at the same time55


Best book ever!5 star

Love the characters in her books and especially the wonderful recipes. Yum! You will not be disappointed and will want not want to put the book down. Enjoy.55

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