A happy engagement between Clare and her NYPD detective boyfriend is hampered by a mysterious inheritance, the poisoning of their ring designer and a cold case involving a sunken ship, an Italian curse, a charming jewel thief and a shocking family secret.
Now in paperback, the New York Times bestselling Coffeehouse Mysteries return, as the perfect proposal leads to a chilling cold case…
After everything Clare and her NYPD detective boyfriend have been through, they deserve a little bit of happily ever after. But while Mike’s marriage proposal to Clare is steeped in perfection, the celebration of their engagement is not long lived.
First, a grim-faced attorney interrupts their party with a mysterious letter bequeathing a hidden treasure to Clare’s daughter. Next, the world-famous jeweler who designed Clare’s ring is found poisoned in his shop. Both events appear to be connected to a cold case murder involving a sunken ship, an Italian curse, a charming jewel thief, and a shocking family secret. With deadly trouble brewing, Clare must track down clues in some of New York’s most secret places before an old vendetta produces fresh corpses.
With recipes to die for, including how to make cold-brew coffee at home!