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Steeped in Evil - A Tea Shop Mystery, #15

In Steeped in Evil I liked that the author was able to make me feel like I was with the characters sipping tea. There are a lot of references to the author's other books and because of that I got a feeling that I was missing something…even...

3 Stars

Ladle to the Grave - A Soup Lover's Mystery, #4

Ladle to the Grave is a mystery readers will want to check out. I found myself curling up near a window with a nice breeze, and before I knew it the story was over. I liked that there was wedding planning as it reminded me of my own wedding...

4 Stars

Suspendered Sentence - An Amish Mystery, #4

Suspendered Sentence is a really good Amish story. A lot of Amish books focus on finding true love. This book focuses around a murder and a woman stuck in the middle. I really liked that the author created a place that felt real. I felt lik...

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How to Catch a Cat - Cats and Curios Mystery, #6

I loved the history in How to Catch a Cat. I really enjoyed how the author inter-wove the Golden Gate Bridge as well. The two cats were of course my favorite characters. History does plays a large role in this plot and in order to solve the...

4 Stars

Heirs of the Body - Daisy Dalrymple Mysteries, #21

I loved Heirs of the Body. I enjoyed the era the book was set in and the mystery. Because of the time period the killer had to be found through sleuthing, because there was no DNA testing. I found it interesting that Daisy was allowed in th...

5 Stars

Bite the Biscuit - A Barkery & Biscuits Mystery

I thought Bite the Biscuit was an entertaining mystery with an adorable twist, the twist being the fact that the story revolved around a canine bakery. At the start of the book, I wanted the main character Carrie Kennersly, a Vet Tech, to s...

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See Also Murder - Marjorie Trumaine Mysteries

Setting: 1964 - North Dakota Marjorie Trumaine hasn't had an easy life living on the farm in North Dakota. To help pay the bills she started to work as a professional indexer. The bills have only gotten worse since her husband, Hank, was in...

5 Stars

Murder Ties the Knot - Haunted Souvenir Shop, #4

I loved that Murder Ties the Knot was a fast-paced read and I was able to read this book in one sitting. I have not read the author's other books but now I would love to read them all. The idea of a wedding quilt as a gift was a great and I...

4 Stars

Ming Tea Murder - Tea Shop Mysteries, #16

In the sixteenth outing of Child’s popular tea chop mysteries, murder will out at a black tie affair where Theodosia Browning’s handsome boyfriend, Max, who directs public relations for the Gibbs Museum in Charleston, has organized an amazi...

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One Foot in the Grape - A Cypress Cove Mystery, #1

After losing her photojournalist job,Penny Lively has a fallback plan- she’s inherited the family winery from her late aunt. First week there she finds out that Antonia Martinelli, who owns the winery next door, has a problem: someone’s spo...

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  • Author: Carlene O'Neil
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Debut Title, Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Fillet of Murder - Deep Fried Mystery, #1

Talia Marby has walked away from a miserable job and an equally miserable love life to return to her hometown and help her friend Bea run Lambert’s Fish and Chips. Not long after that a fellow shop owner circulates a petition against a new...

4 Stars

Don't Go Home - Death on Demand Mysteries, #25

Annie and Max Darling are back in their 25th adventure. Annie's hosting a party at her mystery bookstore, Death on Demand, to celebrate successful Southern literary icon-and former Broward's Rock resident-Alex Griffith and his bestselling n...

5 Stars

The Netherfield Affair - Dark Darcy Mysteries, #1

When Elizabeth Bennett’s family receives word that Jane, the eldest daughter, has fallen ill during her travels to Netherfield Park, Elizabeth decides it is best that she immediately sets out to be at her sister’s side. Before leaving home,...

5 Stars

Deadly Desires at Honeychurch Hall

Deadly Desires at Honeychurch Hall by Hannah Dennison is the second novel in the excellent Honeychurch Hall Mystery series. Since I adored the first book, I was really worried that this book could be a sophomore slump. However Deadly Desire...

4 Stars

Aloha Betrayed - Murder, She Wrote, #41

This forty- first Murder, She Wrote mystery novel is pretty much what you have come to expect from this series. Jessica is still meddlesome, pushy, and nosy, but she is also very intuitive, observant and excellent at reading people. So, sit...

3 Stars
  • Authors: Jessica Fletcher, Donald Bain
  • Review by: Gpangel
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: NAL

Paw and Order - A Paw Enforcement Novel, #2

This contemporary mystery has a mixture of human and animal characters that provide an interesting twist. There is a character study that follows the slippery slope into criminal behavior which is counterbalanced by images of the excitement...

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Pearls and Poison - A Consignment Shop Mystery, #3

Each story in this cozy mystery series provides a great combination of hijinks and humor and one can’t help but chuckle while trying to figure out the killer’s motive and identity from the clues being gradually uncovered. The flavor of the...

4 Stars
  • Author: Duffy Brown
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Death At Wentwater Court - Daisy Dalrymple Mysteries, #1

“Death at Wentwater Court” is a re-release of Carola Dunn’s first Daisy Dalrymple mystery. I’d never picked up one of Dunn’s books before but this was very enjoyable read. The cover is beautiful, with a textured cover, promising a book that...

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From the Charred Remains - Lucy Campion Mysteries

I really didn't care for From the Charred Remains. The crimes were intriguing, but the characters were dull except for one. The one good one was Francis Clifford who came into the scene towards the end of the book. I felt that there were to...

3 Stars

Fury - Blur Trilogy, #2

I didn’t realize that it was a book two. But luckily I already had book one! Lucky! So this is the continuing story of Daniel and his visions. He thinks they are gone but quickly into this story they have returned! This was a fast paced thr...

4 Stars
  • Author: Steven James
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Supernatural, Suspense: Mystery, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Skyscape

The Postman Always Purls Twice - A Black Sheep Knitting Mystery, #7

This is the seventh installment of the series, Black Sheep Knitting. This story is about Maggie's shop being used for a big dollar movie. The bad thing is, the knitters will see the evil, dark side, of Hollywood. As A-list actresses and the...

5 Stars

The Alchemist's Daughter - Bianca Goddard Mysteries

The Alchemist Daughter is a very unique historical mystery set late in Henry the VIII's reign. This story focuses on the common person in London's underbelly as opposed to the aristocrats we see featured so often in historical fiction. Bian...

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Pride v. Prejudice - Claire Malloy Mysteries, #20

Claire Malloy is back and in rare form, even for her, in this twentieth installment of this popular cozy mystery series. Most of us detest the mere thought of getting a jury summons, but our Claire seems to actually WANT to serve. But, when...

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Whiskers of the Lion - An Amish-Country Mystery

I thoroughly enjoyed reading Whiskers of the Lion, by P. L. Gaus. It combines several things I like- an Amish setting, law enforcement, and the ability to not always follow the stupid laws as I call them. The research done to write this mys...

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Paw Enforcement - A Paw Enforcement Novel, #1

Paw Enforcement is the first book in Diane Kelly’s amazing new K9 series that is full of humor and heart. The story is told in first person with revolving points of view, from the main heroine, her K-9 partner, and the villain. The chapters...

4 Stars

The Cozy Cookbook - More than 100 Recipes from Today’s Bestselling Mystery Authors

Berkley Prime Crime has assembled a potpourri of recipes culled from the pages of its most popular cozy mysteries, and put them all together in one book as a treat for the aspiring chef! Included are recipes for breakfast foods, baked goods...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Julie Hyzy, Laura Childs, Cleo Coyle, Jenn McKinlay, B.B. Haywood
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery, Food, Home, Style and Travel
  • Publisher: Berkley

A Deadly Affair at Bobtail Ridge - Samuel Craddock Mysteries

Terry Shames is the author of “A Deadly Affair at Bobtail Ridge”, the fourth book in the Samuel Craddock Mystery series. I offered to review this book for Night Owl Reviews, but put off reading it because the title just didn’t call my name....

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Five-Alarm Fudge - A Fudge Shop Mystery, #3

In this third instalment,of the Fudge Shop Mystery series, fudge shop owner Ava Oosterling is busy preparing for the harvest festival and a visit from some royal relatives who live in Belgium. According to Ava’s grandpa, a famous divinity f...

4 Stars
  • Author: Christine DeSmet
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: NAL

Dark Chocolate Demise - Cupcake Bakery Mystery, #7

In the seventh instalment of the popular Cupcake Bakery series, Mel and Angie find themselves in a fresh batch of trouble as they don undead attire to sell some horror-themed desserts to the hungry hordes during Scottsdale’s first ever “Old...

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Wedding Duress - Southern Sewing Circle Mystery, #10

Casey brings us the tenth installment of her popular Sewing Circle Mystery series with librarian Tori Sinclair ecstatic about becoming Mrs. Milo Wentworth – little does she know what lies ahead! In addition to the usual wedding preparations...

4 Stars

A Fright to the Death - A Family Fortune Mystery, #3

After finally reconnecting with her former boyfriend, Mac, Clyde Fortune is looking forward to a romantic getaway with him in Mexico – until their flight is cancelled. Instead of sipping Margaritas under the bright sun, they find themselves...

4 Stars

A Ghostly Gift - Southern Ghost Hunter Mysteries Short Story

Whether you’ve read the first book in this series or not, this short story is so absolutely funny that you need to read it. (You’ll want the first book after you do if you haven’t already read it!) Ghostly characters enliven the story as Ve...

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A Killer Read - Ashton Corners Book Club, #1

Lizzie Turner is a very down to earth woman. She loves living in her hometown of Ashton Corners, Alabama, where she has lots of friends, her Siamese cats – Edam and Brie, and is active and passionate about singing in her community choir. Li...

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  • Author: Erika Chase
  • Review by: Janean
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Berkley

Darned if You Do - A Needlecraft Mystery, #18

"Darned if You Do" is part of A Needlecraft Mystery series by author Monica Ferris. This is book 18. Betsy Devonshire is the owner of Crewel World, a needlecraft store. Tim Riordan is staying in the hospital while he gets better after a tre...

4 Stars

Mean Business on North Ganson Street

I just finished reading “Mean Business on North Ganson Street” by S. Craig Zahler. While the story held my interest as a thriller, it was far too “blood and guts” graphic for me. I would put a disclaimer on this novel that persons under a c...

3 Stars

Dead Red - Raymond Donne Mysteries

Tim O'Mara gives us another fascinating detective story with his own twist to keep you intrigued and entertained. He takes you into the world of PI's, military, and murder. Readers are in for a treacherous journey that reveals secrets, lies...

4 Stars

The Hawley Book of the Dead

The Hawley Book of the Dead was a thrilling debut from the very beginning. I loved that the book was set in Massachusetts. The elements of magic grabbed ahold of my attention and refused to let go. The characters were all very interesting a...

4 Stars

Death by Roses

I could not finish this book because it has two major flaws: a hard to follow storyline and two self-centered main female characters that were not funny, which is bizarre since this book was listed as a romantic comedy. First of all, the ch...

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This Old Homicide - A Fixer-Upper Mystery, #2

Kate Carlisle hooked me into her cozy mystery story by using a female contractor who restores houses for a living, and the background world she created for her heroine. However, it does have one drawback to it: a “love triangle” storyline g...

4 Stars
  • Author: Kate Carlisle
  • Review by: Arianne
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Signet

Garden of Death - A Natural Remedies Mystery, #3

Chrystle Fiedler wrote an interesting mystery about a death in a medicinal garden. This is book three in this Natural Remedies Mystery series. Festivities are about to begin for the annual Maritime Festival but all is not well at the grand...

4 Stars

At the Drop of a Hat - A Hat Shop Mystery, #3

I just finished reading, At the Drop of a Hat and I really liked it. The storyline and the characters were great. I have read other mysteries by this author and I enjoyed them all. This is part of the A Hat Shop, mystery series. Scarlett an...

4 Stars

A Fine Summer's Day - Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries, #17

Charles Todd's A FINE SUMMER'S DAY has a cinematic quality that made me wish I could see it as a historical mystery film or television series. Todd's writing is so adept that it was easy to envision the places and characters he describes, e...

4 Stars

Scene of the Climb - A Pacific Northwest Mystery, #1

Kate Dyer-Seeley introduces a new cozy series with more books on the way. We have a young woman, Meg, fresh out of college. She’s good hearted and sometimes kind of bumbling, but also has always wanted to follow in her father's career as an...

4 Stars

A Snitch in Time - Christy Bristol Astrology Mysteries #3

Sunny Fraizer reveals to readers, the ins and outs of a police investigation in the Sierra Nevada foothills in this entertaining whodunit. Christy Bristol is such an authentic leading lady; she fights with her best friend, can't stand her e...

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An Early Wake - A County Cork Mystery, #3

I just finished reading An Early Wake and I really enjoyed this book. This is part of the County Cork Mystery Series by Sheila Connolly. I have read other books by this author and they were all very good stories. The story line and the char...

4 Stars

The Drowning Spool - A Needlecraft Mystery, #17

The Drowning Spool by author Monica Ferris was another fantastic and well written mystery. This novel has many characters that have a reason to have committed the crime and it will keep you interested in the plot. I also really liked all th...

4 Stars

Fry Another Day - Biscuit Bowl Food Truck, #2

Fry Another Day is the second book in the series called A Biscuit Bowl Food Truck Mystery by author J.J. Cook. This was a fun read. It was interesting to read how the main character Zoe Chase dealt with the things going on around her in thi...

4 Stars

Town in a Sweet Pickle - Candy Holliday Murder Mystery, #6

Author B.B. Haywood has written yet another great mystery in Town In a Sweet Pickle. This novel is book number six in the Candy Holliday Mystery Series. The story line is wonderful and the characters are great. I've had pickled cucumbers be...

4 Stars

Mr. Monk Is Open For Business

This entertaining mystery is a fun picture of the eccentric detective that evokes everything that is so intriguing about the series. It is great to get a glimpse of some of the leaps of logic that add to the mystique of the man who operates...

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  • Author: Hy Conrad
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Signet

A Woman Unknown - A Kate Shackleton Mystery, #4

Frances Brody's A WOMAN UNKNOWN is an enjoyable and complexly plotted mystery that I especially enjoyed for its fantastic post-WWI era setting. The plot involved a long list of characters, and at times the tension waned, but overall I enjoy...

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