Cozy Mysteries

Still Knife Painting by Cheryl Hollon

Miranda Trent has set up a sweet life in a scenic corner of Appalachia—until she stumbles across the trail of a killer. After inheriting her uncle’s Red River Gorge homestead in Eastern…

The Study of Secrets by Cynthia Kuhn

There could be nowhere more fitting for English professor Lila Maclean to spend her sabbatical than in a proper Victorian mansion. The whimsical Callahan House seems to have materialized from the pages…

Murder in the Secret Maze by Judith Gonda

By Cathy Perkins MURDER IN THE SECRET MAZE, first in the new Tory Benning Mystery series, introduces a landscape planner amateur sleuth. After a whirlwind romance and a glorious wedding at the…

Mimi Lee Gets A Clue by Jennifer J. Chow

By Dawn Ius Reading Garfield comics as a kid wasn’t just an ongoing source of entertainment for Jennifer J. Chow—fighting over them with her brother taught her an important life skill: reading…

Here Comes the Body by Maria DiRico

By Charlie Cochrane Award-winning author Maria de Rico gravitated from writing sitcoms to writing cozy mysteries. Both genres are populated with vivid characters—so that was the obvious place to start discussing DiRico’s…

Saltaire Strangler by Benni Chisholm

Everyone’s favorite amateur sleuth, Philomela Nightingale, and her husband, Brent Lark, plan to move to the seaside town of Saltaire. Realtors show them many houses, trying to find one that suits their…

A Mysterious Mix Up by J. C. Kenney

Murder hits the stacks when literary agent Allie Cobb investigates a fatality in the local library… Allie Cobb returns home from a book conference armed with hugs for her cat and her…

The Glass Thief by Gigi Pandian

By Charlie Cochrane Gigi Pandian is well known for her locked room short stories, including her 2017 Agatha Award winner “The Library Ghost of Tanglewood Inn.” But with THE GLASS THIEF, the…

Pride, Prejudice and Poison by Elizabeth Blake

By Charlie Cochrane I live not far from Winchester, so I know how passionate the fans of Jane Austen can be when they’re doing the tourist trail and taking in the sites…

Hot Roll by Patricia McLinn

One of their own becomes a target… A voice on the phone says Jennifer’s best friend has tragically died in a fatal fall at a national park. Her certainty that it was…

Chai Another Day by Leslie Budewitz

Seattle Spice Shop owner Pepper Reece probes murder while juggling a troubled employee, her mother’s house hunt, and a fisherman who’s set his hook for her. As owner of the Spice Shop…

Murder in Red by Jon Land & Jessica Fletcher

In the latest entry in this USA Today bestselling series, Jessica loses a loved one to unnatural causes and sets her sights on the mysterious local hospital before more people wind up…

Changing of the Guard Dog by Lane Stone

By Robert Walton CHANGING OF THE GUARD DOG is the latest installment in Lane Stone’s successful Pet Palace mystery series. This latest takes place in, you got it, Lewes—correctly pronounced “Louis,” as…

Hellfire by Ann Simas

By P. J. Bodnar When a firefighter named Bucky dies in a mill fire and three others are injured—including Andi Comstack’s brother—his spirit enlists Andi to help find the arsonist and solve…

Corned Beef and Casualties by Lynn Cahoon

By Jaden Terrell New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lynn Cahoon combines dark themes with light-hearted fun in all three of her cozy mystery series: the Tourist Trap series, featuring…

Past Due for Murder by Victoria Gilbert

Spring has sprung in quaint Taylorsford, Virginia, and the mayor has revived the town’s long-defunct May Day celebration to boost tourism. As part of the festivities, library director Amy Webber is helping…

Love on the Rocks by Debbie De Louise

It’s February in the small town of Cobble Cove. Love is in the air . . . but so is murder! When Alicia helps plan a Valentine’s Day party at the Cobble…

Slay in Character by Lynn Cahoon

Staying in character can be murder when Cat Latimer and the members of her writers’ retreat head for a ghost town…   Cat and the members of her writers’ retreat have just…

Midsummer Mayhem by Marty Wingate

Shakespeare comes to Hampshire—and Pru Parke is cast into the role of cunning detective gardener once again. Pru’s friends and neighbors are abuzz with the news of an acting troupe putting on…

A Scandal in Scarlet by Vicki Delany

By Charlie Cochrane With A SCANDAL IN SCARLET, author Vicki Delany delivers the fourth instalment of her Sherlock Holmes Bookshop mystery series. In this shrewdly plotted tale, Gemma and Jayne donate time…

A Deadly Brew by Lynn Cahoon

By Jaden Terrell Lynn Cahoon’s home page says she writes about small towns and families—the ones you’re born into and the ones you create. That’s a nice way to sum up all…

In Cold Chocolate by Dorothy St. James

In Dorothy St. James’s third delectable Southern Chocolate Shop mystery, a new batch of chocolate and troubles of the heart cause a string of disasters for The Chocolate Box’s new owner, Charity…

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