the books

This exciting cozy mystery series features “chocolate whisperer” Hayden Mundy Moore, a luxury consultant who has a nose for chocolate and danger. Fans of JoAnna Carl, Diane Mott Davidson, and Cleo Coyle will eat up this luscious world of high-end chocolate and intrigue.

the series so far…

Hayden Mundy Moore is an expert on everything chocolate, helping clients develop new products and revamp recipes until they’re irresistible. But sometimes, a dash of murder finds its way into the mix…

1Criminal Confections

Hayden Mundy Moore has bushwhacked through African jungles and haggled in exotic markets to find the finest cacao beans and the most flavorful blends. It’s thrilling work but rarely dangerous—until a colleague turns up dead at the exclusive chocolate-themed Lemaître resort spa in San Francisco.  {see included recipes}

Dangerously Dark2
Fresh from nabbing her first cocoa-covered killer, Hayden Mundy Moore travels to Portland, Oregon for her friend’s engagement party. But when the groom turns up dead before the party can even begin, Hayden winds up taking over the Chocolate After Dark culinary tour…and tracking down a murderer at the city’s quirky Cartorama cart pod. {see included recipes}

3The Semi-Sweet Hereafter
Chocolate whisperer Hayden Mundy Moore is in London to lend her expertise to high-street chocolaterie-pâtisserie Primrose. Nothing more. Really! But when a famous culinary bad boy is found dead under suspicious circumstances (in her lodgings!), Hayden’s eagerness not to be involved (this time) makes her the prime suspect in the ensuing investigation. {see included recipes}

4Dead and Ganache 
On a trip to the culinary paradise of France’s Brittany region, Hayden Mundy Moore is all set to reunite with her chocolate-making mentor. The lovable old man is the head of a long-established business that’s about to merge with one of its cacao competitors—united by a marriage between the two rival families. That is, until he’s murdered during a nighttime festival in the picturesque locale . . . {see included recipes}


The Peppermint Mocha Murder 
Hoping to savor some Christmas confections while visiting frosty New England, chocolate whisperer Hayden Mundy Moore finds herself tracking a killer instead, after a murder threatens to close the town’s gala holiday musical on the eve of its premiere. Searching for answers won’t be as delicious as Hayden’s famous peppermint mochas, but you know what they say . . . the (killer Christmas) show must go on! {see included recipes}

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