April 11, 2020

#BookReview: A Deadly Inside Scoop (An Ice Cream Parlor Mystery #1) by Abby Collette






Synopsis: This book kicks off a charming cozy mystery series set in an ice cream shop--with a fabulous cast of quirky characters.

Recent MBA grad Bronwyn Crewse has just taken over her family's ice cream shop in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, and she's going back to basics. Win is renovating Crewse Creamery to restore its former glory, and filling the menu with delicious, homemade ice cream flavors—many from her grandmother’s original recipes. But unexpected construction delays mean she misses the summer season, and the shop has a literal cold opening: the day she opens her doors an early first snow descends on the village and keeps the customers away.

To make matters worse, that evening, Win finds a body in the snow, and it turns out the dead man was a grifter with an old feud with the Crewse family. Soon, Win’s father is implicated in his death. It's not easy to juggle a new-to-her business while solving a crime, but Win is determined to do it. With the help of her quirky best friends and her tight-knit family, she'll catch the ice cold killer before she has a meltdown...


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Rating: ★★★★
My Review: Another cute cozy mystery.  This one includes ice cream so it started out as a hit for me early on.  This mystery had a touch of humor, a lot of ice cream and a fun start to a new series.  I can not wait for the next one. 




"Fun! Fresh! Fabulous! Abby Collette has crafted a delicious addition to the cozy mystery world with her superbly written A Deadly Inside Scoop. Delightful characters and a puzzler of a plot kept me turning pages until the very end. I can't wait for my next visit to the Crewse Creamery for another decadent taste."—New York Timesbestselling author Jenn McKinlay
"A deliciously satisfying new cozy mystery series. It's got humor, a quirky cast a of characters and ice cream. What more could you want?"—V.M. Burns, Agatha nominated author of the Mystery Bookshop Mystery Series
 
"With an endearing cast of characters ranging from Bronwyn's close-knit, multi-generational family to her feisty best friends, this intricate mystery plays out with plenty of suspects, tons of motives, and an ending I didn’t see coming."New York Times bestselling author Bailey Cates

"With a host of quirky friends and family members, Abby Collette's new series is a welcome addition to the cozy mystery scene, and life at Crewse Creamery promises plenty of delectable adventures to come. Only one warning: A Deadly Inside Scoop causes a deep yearning for scoops of homemade ice cream, no matter the weather." --Juliet Blackwell, New York Times bestselling author of the Haunted Home Renovation series and the Witchcraft Mystery series
  
"What do you get when you put together a tight-knit, slightly quirky family, a delectable collection of ice cream flavors, and an original mystery? A tasty start to a new cozy series. A Deadly Inside Scoop is a cleverly crafted mystery with a relatable main character in Bronwyn Crewse." --New York Times bestselling author Sofie Kelly









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