This entry is sure to delight old fans and garner new ones. I absolutely love this series and the new addition is perfect! This is book 2 in the Blackbridge Security Series but is an interconnected standalone so it could be read without the other book. Can’t wait to go back and read the rest of the series. by Berkley Books. Clare has a lot on her plate but with her friends, ex mother- in-law and ex-husband helping her Clare will find out who and why someone wanted. He’s biding his time until he can return to the job he loves best, and no tree-hugging, animal saving smokey-eyed beauty is going to ruin his perfect protection record. The supporting characters -- her detective fiance, coffee shop employees, her ex-husband and his mother who owns the company -- all have their own personalities and add to the richness of the plots. I was fanning myself through all of their escapades. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. As Village Blend manager Clare Cosi fixes a date for her wedding, her ex-husband is making dates through smartphone swipes. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. She adds some humor though, in the form of one of her baristas setting up a “Shot Down Lounge” where people can hang out after their dating app hookup turns out to be another letdown instead of a happily ever after. In Coyle's well-crafted 17th Coffeehouse mystery (after 2017's Dead Cold Brew), the Village Blend, a Greenwich Village coffeehouse, is doing a booming business, thanks to being listed as a great place to meet up with potential dates on a hot new dating app. I requested the #17 volume and was delighted to receive it. Another great Coffeehouse Mystery in one of my favorite series! These promotions will be applied to this item: Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. I wish we could get more of them in each book. He is strong and dominant but has his imperfections which I found endearing. Unable to add item to List. Refresh and try again. The supporting characters -- her detective fiance, coffee shop employees, her ex-husband and his mother who owns the company -- all have their own personalities and add to the richness of the plots. I wasn't sure about this read after blurb but holy cow am I glad I read this one. WARNING! I requested the #17 volume and was delighted to receive it. Then one night, another kind of shot leaves a dead body for her to find. A Shot in the Dark Paperback – May 1, 1991 by H. Coulter (Author) 4.6 out of 5 stars 69 ratings. In this next book of the series things are going well at the Village Blend and all is looking right for Clare. Shot in the Dark by Marie James is the second book in this author’s Blackbridge Security series. When Clare and her coffeehouse, The Village Blend, get caught up in the firestorm of a hot dating app and a murder, she relies on her friends and family for support and to help in her sleuthing. Shot in the Dark by Barry Reeves, 2020, Bryce Cullen Publishing edition, in English Coffee Recipes and tips are included. Outstanding read in the Blackbridge Security series! When an African “fact-finding” mission with a wildlife conservationist group goes horribly wrong and one of their members is shot, Josslyn and her team must flee for their lives. Be the first to ask a question about Shot in the Dark. IT expert, hacker extraordinaire = geek, nerd, taped glasses, living in the basement of his parents. Puff Daddy had me laughing my butt off yet again, but the chemistry between these two, let alone the dom/sub aspect had me turning my fan on top cool down. Wren is a computer "researcher" and definitely not the typical alpha that I find myself swooning for in reads. The body of a customer is found floating in the river. We’d love your help. Simply unexpectedly powerful photography. It is definitely a must read! DO NOT READ IN FRONT OF OTHERS!! everyone seemed to want to get their hands on Danika.What started as simple favor for her father turns into a fight to save the world, but Brock only has thoughts of saving Danika. Please try again. Does success come before Matt loses his life? Additional gift options are available when buying one eBook at a time. Wren and his computer geeky ways threw me for a complete loop! She alone can keep the reader on their feet not only with the delicious recipes and coffee or her wedding date fiasco, but let's add in a dead body. Shot in the Dark (Blackbridge Security Book 2) - Kindle edition by James, Marie. Wren is a computer "researcher" and definitely not the typical alpha that I find myself swooning for in reads. So excited to read the latest coffeehouse mystery! Please try again. Book 17! This novel is the 17th in the series. Wren and Whitney play against one another so well and I loved seeing how they evolved over the course of the book. I coudn't put it down. This book was provided by Penguin Random House via First to Read Program. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I have been a huge Marie James fan for what seems like forever. Copyright © 2020 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. Clare does a great job in de-escalating the girl, but it opens up a lot of mysterious happenings with those behind the dating apps. Clare not only finds reason to believe it, she fears the real killer will strike again. SHOT IN THE DARK is the second instalment in Marie James’ contemporary, adult BLACKBRIDGE SECURITY erotic, romantic suspense series focusing on the men and women who work for Blackbridge Security. After reading Hostile Territory and getting a glimpse at the awesome guys of Blackbridge Security, I need to know more about the elusive and IT expert Wren Nelson. Puff Daddy the bird!! I did not see that twist coming. Even if it means he only gets her back to hold her while the world implodes around them. Wren & Whitney were awesome to read! I hope this series continues for a long time! Ms. Coyle accurately captures the “disposable” attitude sweeping our society and made me more aware of how much screen time I spend versus really paying attention to the actual people around me. I loved that Clare was a little out of her element in the whole digital dating world and had to rely on Esther, Dante, and especially, Matt, to help her get caught up to speed. Lol. Josslyn must call in a favor from her older half-sister…the First Lady of the United States. It will make you laugh and desperate for each detail to see what happens next. That said, jumping into the series so late was not a problem. However, in the end they are able to get the bad guy. For some reason I thought I was only a couple books behind on this series, when I elected to read it. I am voluntarily leaving a review form an advanced copy that I was gifted from the author. The two of them together are perfect! My heart raced quite a few times reading this. I love Wren and Puff Daddy but then she introduced him to the perfect women for him with whitney... not so sure Simon and Puff will be an easy relationship but I have no doubt it will be entertaining lol. When Clare and her coffeehouse, The Village Blend, get caught up in the firestorm of a hot dating app and a murder, she relies on her friends and family for support and to help in her sleuthing. ;), Shot in the Dark (Blackbridge Security #2) by Marie James. I'm a coffeehouse mystery convert and now I have to go back and read this entire series from the beginning. Clare is planning her wedding but the venue has become a problem because so many want to attend. The pacing, which can easily slag off in the middle of cozy mysteries, remained consistent throughout, and I loved the characters. Please try your request again later. They decide to have a meal at a local restaurant by the water leading to Clare seeing something floating which looks suspiciously like a body.