Our busy suspenseful October 8 starts off with our Launch Party for Behind Chocolate Bars, the third Chocolate Covered Mystery from local author and national bestseller Kathy Aarons. With Halloween on the horizon, Chocolates and Chapters partners Michelle and Erica have their hands full of tricks and treats even before the discovery of a non-prop corpse. Kathy’s cozy mysteries include chocolate-making recipes, and the party will include wine, cheese, crackers, and, of course, chocolates!
Best friends and business partners Michelle and Erica have a monstrous to-do list as they prepare for the annual West Riverdale Halloween Festival. Their shop, Chocolates and Chapters, will have a booth at the event, where Michelle will serve spooky delights while Erica displays an assortment of spine-chilling books. Thank goodness the teenagers from Erica s comic-book club are chipping in to help. But one of their volunteers winds up in trouble after a woman s body is found in an abandoned house with the teen s superhero key ring close by.
The teen swears he didn t do it, but he s obviously hiding something leaving Michelle and Erica with a witch s cauldron of questions. Soon they discover that the dead woman was tricking a whole bunch of people out of more than just treats. Now these two friends must go door-to-door if they hope to unmask a killer.
When the antiquities on display in their book/chocolate shop bring about murder and mayhem, two best friends--Michelle and Erica--must clear their own names by tracking down a killer with both a sweet tooth and a penchant for priceless treasure.
Best friends Michelle Serrano and Erica Russell are celebrating the sweet rewards of their combined bookstore and chocolate shop by hosting the Great Fudge Cook-off during the town s Memorial Day weekend ArtsFestival.But success turns bittersweet when Main Street s portrait photographer is found dead in their store, poisoned by Michelle s signature truffles.
As suspicion mounts against Michelle, her sales begin to crumble and her career seems whipped. With Erica by her side, Michelle must pick through an assortment of suspects before thefuture of their dream store melts away