Maggy Thorsen
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  • 1
    Uncommon Grounds | Sandra Balzo

    Uncommon Grounds

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    A body in a pool of skim milk. An unsavory discovery at any time, but especially inconvenient when the milk puddle is in front of the espresso machine the very morning you're scheduled to open your chic suburban coffee house, Uncommon Grounds. AND the body is one of your partners, leaving you and your other partner - the one who's still alive - as suspects. Which would all be bad enough, even if your husband HADN'T just dumped you for his dental assistant....

    fun little mystery

    Sandra Balzo has a fun, quirky style to her writing, matching the voice work of Karen Savage perfectly keeping the story bright and full of life even ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 07 July 2016 by Mr ()
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    Grounds for Murder: A Maggy Thorsen Mystery | Sandra Balzo

    Grounds for Murder: A Maggy Thorsen Mystery

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    Maggy Thorsen is back! When the coffeehouse owner is dragooned into emceeing the barista competition (think Iron Chef, but with coffee) at the industry's scaldingly competitive trade show, she fears nothing good will come of it. Sure enough, the morning of the finals, Maggy discovers the body of her chief rival and conference organizer, Marvin LaRoche, under the trophy table.

    more coffee and murder

    another really enjoyable Maggie Thorson mystery from the great team of Sandra Balzo and Karen Savage.
    Karen captures the characters with great vo..Show More »

    Reviewed on 03 August 2016 by Mr ()
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    Bean There, Done That: Maggy Thorsen | Sandra Balzo

    Bean There, Done That: Maggy Thorsen

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    Here's a tip: if your ex-husband's mistress-cum-missus asks for your help in proving that he cheated on her while he was married to you, just say no. And, whatever you do, don't invite her in for a cup of coffee... "Wine?" coffeehouse owner Maggy Thorsen offers, moving aside reluctantly to let the home-breaking Rachel into her living room and her life. When the new Mrs. Thorsen disappears that same evening, Maggy finds herself embroiled in a murder investigation involving Rachel's hotelier family - Milwaukee's answer to the Hiltons.

    America's answer to Christie

    A big claim to make in that headline, but how else do you describe a busybody detective in a story with twists and turns a plenty, where every charact..Show More »

    Reviewed on 18 October 2016 by Mr ()
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    Brewed, Crude and Tattooed: A Maggy Thorsen Mystery, Book 4 | Sandra Balzo

    Brewed, Crude and Tattooed: A Maggy Thorsen Mystery, Book 4

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    It's May 1st and in Wisconsin that means the daffodils and hyacinths are poking up their heads. Unfortunately, it also means they may freeze their little buds off. The Perfect Spring Storm arrives without warning or so it seems to Maggy Thorsen, co-owner of the Brookhills coffeehouse Uncommon Grounds. Trapped by the storm which cuts off electricity and downs phone lines, Maggy ventures into the service corridor that connects Uncommon Grounds to the rest of the mall, looking for sustenance beyond espresso and pastries.

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    From the Grounds Up: A Maggy Thorsen Mystery, Book 5 | Sandra Balzo

    From the Grounds Up: A Maggy Thorsen Mystery, Book 5

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    When Maggy Thorsen's coffee house, Uncommon Grounds, is virtually obliterated by a snowstorm, she and her friend Sarah resolve to reopen - and Maggy's found the perfect spot near the train station, just in time for the opening of the new commuter route. But when Sarah's uncle dies suddenly, in the first of a series of 'accidents,' it is clear that someone doesn't want Uncommon Grounds to reopen. Maggy, however, has no intention of yielding...

    another fun story

    this is my second audio adventure with the Maggie Thorson character and my fourth overall, and I must admit to still loving her style of writing and t..Show More »

    Reviewed on 28 July 2016 by Mr ()
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    A Cup of Jo: Maggy Thorsen Mysteries, Book 6 | Sandra Balzo

    A Cup of Jo: Maggy Thorsen Mysteries, Book 6

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    Maggy's heart, uncharacteristically, is swelling with optimism. Sure, her original Wisconsin coffeehouse, Uncommon Grounds, was destroyed in a freak early May blizzard. But, thanks to friend and new business partner, Sarah Kingston, a perfect location for its successor has been found in a quaint Brookhills railroad station recently revitalized by the creation of a commuter-rail connection between the old depot and the city of Milwaukee, fifteen miles east.

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    Triple Shot: Maggy Thorsen Mysteries, Book 7 | Sandra Balzo

    Triple Shot: Maggy Thorsen Mysteries, Book 7

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    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. Then a stench begins to percolate through the coffeehouse, and soon it's clear that corpses - like other bad things - do indeed come in threes...

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