There's a chill in the Wisconsin air, and it's a shot in the arm--a triple espresso shot--to Uncommon Grounds, the Brookhills coffeehouse owned by Maggy Thorsen and real estate maven Sarah Kingston. Their new autumn drink is a huge success. But two estate agents have died lately, and Sarah herself is under investigation for irregularities at her job.
This is a murder mystery set in a small town, so all the characters know each other and know all about each other. Yet it definitely can't be classified as a cozy mystery!
The dialogue was written much in the form of the Puzzle Lady mysteries. It's a little difficult to become accustomed to, but is quite charming and effective in presenting the storyline.
The book is well written, and makes for fast reading. It has a bit of something for everyone: intrigue, murder, mystery, romance, and history! The guilty party was cleverly concealed until virtually the last page.
I didn't know it was a series when I started reading, but I didn't feel like I was missing anything. The story reads well on its own. I enjoyed reading Triple Shot very much!
Ralph gives this book 4 bookworms.