Cozy Mysteries

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…

Santa Puppy by Lynn Cahoon

’Twas the season of Christmas, and all through South Cove, California, Santa is working overtime to deliver a special gift… Jill Gardner has volunteered her Coffee, Books, and More to host a…

Manuscript for Murder by Jessica Fletcher and Jon Land

Jessica Fletcher has had plenty to worry about over her storied career, both as a bestselling novelist and amateur sleuth. But she never had any reason to worry about her longtime publisher,…

Trimmed to Death by Nancy J. Cohen

Mix together a cocktail for murder, add a few salty suspects, toss in a dollop of sweet humor, and you have the recipe for Trimmed to Death, #15 in the Bad Hair…

Mardi Gras Murder by Ellen Byron

By Millie Naylor Hast MARDI GRAS MURDER, Book Four in USA Today bestselling author Ellen Byron’s Cajun Country Mystery series, dishes up a zesty jambalaya of Louisiana charm and darkness. Byron melds…

Support Your Local Pug by Lane Stone

Buckingham Pet Palace may provide services fit for a four-legged king, but there’s no use crying over spilled kibble—not unless it leads to murder! When a break-in at the Pet Palace robs…

Shattered at Sea by Cheryl Hollon

By Cathy Perkins SHATTERED AT SEA is the fifth installment in the Webb’s Glass Shop Mystery series, which Kirkus Reviews has called “mystery with a touch of romance and interesting tips on…

Cold Open by Patricia McLinn

As spring beckons, winter chill remains … In television, a cold open sometimes rolls before the opening credits, often a teaser to news or a feature to follow. For TV journalist Elizabeth…

Killer Green Tomatoes by Lynn Cahoon

By Charlie Cochrane It’s often said that the Brits and the Americans are two nations divided by a common language, and there’s nowhere that’s more evident than when we’re discussing food. Or…

Hollywood Ending by Kellye Garrett

By Wendy Tyson Kellye Garrett grabbed the attention of the mystery community when her first novel, Hollywood Homicide, delighted readers and won the 2017 Agatha Award for Best First Novel, the 2018…

Quilted to Die by Ann Simas

Grace Gabbiano left Seattle PD under a dark cloud, but as a sergeant with Coburg PD, she’s put all that behind her. She certainly doesn’t expect her former lover, Dave Mackey, to…

Against the Claw by Shari Randall

By George Ebey In AGAINST THE CLAW, the second book in Shari Randall’s Lobster Shack Mystery Series, injured ballerina Allie Larkin is back home lending a hand at her aunt’s Lazy Mermaid…

Murder at the Grand Raj Palace by Vaseem Khan

By Charlie Cochrane The only thing better (with my crime reader’s hat on) than finding a new-to-me author whose works I really enjoy, is to discover there’s a whole series of them.…

Picked Off by Linda Lovely

It’s been seven months since Brie Hooker, a vegan, moved to Udderly Kidding Dairy to live with her feisty Aunt Eva, a confirmed carnivore. But tonight there’ll be no family feud over…

As the Christmas Cookie Crumbles by Leslie Budewitz

In Jewel Bay, Montana’s Christmas Village, all is merry and bright. At Murphy’s Mercantile, aka the Merc, manager Erin Murphy is ringing in the holiday season with food, drink, and a new…

A Hole in One by Judy Penz Sheluk

Hoping to promote the Glass Dolphin antiques shop, co-owners Arabella Carpenter and Emily Garland agree to sponsor a hole in one contest at a charity golf tournament. The publicity turns out to…

Farewell, My Cuckoo by Marty Wingate

By Jaden Terrell The first thing I noticed about Marty Wingate’s books was that they are very British. Reading her latest, FAREWELL, MY CUCKOO, I felt like I was strolling through the…

Death By Opera by Erica Miner

By Charlie Cochrane During the last few years of her 21-year tenure as a violinist at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Erica Miner found herself captivated by the endlessly fascinating intrigues…

Playing with Bonbon Fire by Dorothy St. James

Chocolate shop owner Charity Penn is at it again-cooking up chocolate treats while trying to keep everyone in the quirky seaside town of Camellia Beach safe. A threatening note, a dead musician,…

The Uninvited Corpse by Debra Sennefelder

By Charlie Cochrane This spring, Debra Sennefelder joins the ranks of authors who have entered the strange parallel universe that is cozy mystery land, where murder lurks around every seemingly harmless corner…

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