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Dog Dish of Doom - An Agent to the Paws Mystery, #1

Dog Dish of Doom, the first in EJ Copperman’s new series, is what I like to refer to as a “dramedy” a combination of drama and comedy. And as per usual, Copperman knocks it out of the park. In the series opener, Kay Powell is an agent who w...

5 Stars

Dressed to Confess - A Costume Shop Mystery, #3

Diane Vallere continues the suspense in the third instalment of her costume shop mystery series. I thought the festival was a nice touch and as always, there is an appropriately quirky cast of characters. Fans of this series and Vallere in...

4 Stars

Chime and Punishment - A Clock Shop Mystery, #3

This series is a fun one and I sincerely hope more are in store. The story is well paced and the characters quirky, as befits a cozy. I have to admit, I wasn’t too sad to see this particular villain go! The suspect list is indeed long and t...

4 Stars

A Tangled Yarn - A Yarn Retreat Mystery, #5

Book 5 in the series does not disappoint! Fans of Casey will cheer as she goes about looking into the death of a travel writer at the hotel. That girl just can’t turn down a plea for help! Full of knitting tips, too. A fun read that even a...

4 Stars

Shadow Girl - An Afton Tangler Thriller, #2

In the Second Afton Tangler thriller by Gerry Schmitt (aka Laura Childs, Tea Shop Mysteries, Cackleberry Club, Scrapbooking Mysteries) our heroine finds herself drawn into a case of a home shopping network’s mogul fight for life. First the...

5 Stars

A Panicked Premonition - Psychic Eye Mystery, #15

Abby Cooper and company are back in her 15th adventure. Abby’s husband Dutch has a side business providing security and building panic rooms for wealthy clients. Things are going along fine, the girls are helping out with the admin work unt...

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  • Author: Victoria Laurie
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Supernatural, Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

A Crime of Passion Fruit - A Bakeshop Mystery, #6

In the latest Bakeshop mystery, Jules Capshaw is trying to keep her cool as Torte gets set to make its transformation from quaint, local confectionary café to royal pastry palace. Meanwhile, Jules’s estranged husband Carlos is making a desp...

4 Stars

French Fried - An Ethnic Eats Mystery, #2

Kylie Logan brings us the second entry in her “Ethnic Eats” series. The Statue of Liberty is 130 years old, and for the struggling residents of Hubbard, Ohio, any opportunity to bring in tourists is reason enough for a celebration. Laurel I...

4 Stars

The Black Cat Sees His Shadow - A Bad Luck Cat Mystery, #3

Kay Finch brings us the third offering in her “black cat” mystery series. This time out the town of Lavender, Texas is buzzing with tourists, and local businesses are pulling out all the stops for the annual Pumpkin Days Festival. On the ev...

4 Stars

Edited Out - A Mysterious Detective Mystery, #2

E.J. Cooperman brings us the second entry in his “Mysterious Detective” series. This time out, Mystery author Rachel Goldman is just about getting used to the idea that her fictional creation Duffy Madison has somehow taken flesh-and-blood...

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Silence of the Jams - A Down South Café Mystery, #2

Author Gayle Leeson brings us the second entry in her Down South Café series. Amy Flowers is busy making pies and cakes for the Independence Day holiday. Enter George Lincoln, who is still trying to buy her café so her can tear it down and...

4 Stars

Occult and Battery - A Bay Island Psychic Mystery, #2

Lena Gregory gives us the second entry in her Bay Island Psychic Mystery series. Cass is hosting a murder mystery weekend at a haunted mansion. Complicating things is the arrival of her ex-husband and his wife. Shortly afterward one of the...

4 Stars

A Frying Shame - A Deep Fried Mystery, #3

The town of Wrensdale is abuzz with excitement when Steeltop Foods sponsors a cooking contest to promote its new product, the Flavor Dial. With a $25,000 prize at stake, all the contestants are on edge, including Talia Marby, owner of Fry M...

4 Stars

Gone with the Twins - League of Literary Ladies, #5

The Fifth instalment in the League of Literary Ladies mysteries has the girls reading Margaret Mitchell’s saga of the South, Gone with the Wind. But there’s one situation on South Bass Island that they wish would simply blow over. Kidnapped...

4 Stars

Roux the Day - A Dinner Club Mystery, #2

In the second outing of the “Dinner Club Mysteries” event planner Jennifer “J.J.” Tanner is planning a cruise ship casino night—and she’s really going overboard. She even arranged for radio DJ Connor Mac and TV personality Miranda Myers to...

4 Stars

Mission Impawsible - A Paws & Claws Mystery

Krista Davis’ latest entry in her Paws and Claws mysteries is a real winner! Holly and her grandmother, Oma are gearing up for a matchmaker event at the Sugar Maple Inn. To make the event even more interesting, it’s geared specifically towa...

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Prose and Cons - A Magical Bookshop Mystery, #2

Amanda Flower brings us the second entry in her Magical Bookshop series. This time we find Violet and her Grandma Daisy getting ready for the annual Food and Wine Festival. they plan on having the local writing group, the Red Inkers, presen...

4 Stars

Telling Tails - Second Chance Cat Mystery, #4

Sofie Ryan brings us the fourth entry in her popular Second Chance mystery series. Sarah’s friend and employee Rose is delivering a customer’s purchase when the quick errand becomes a deadly escapade. Rose arrives just in time to see the cu...

4 Stars

Custom Baked Murder - A Pawsitively Organic Mystery, #5

Custom Baked Murder is the fifth book in A Pawsitively Organic Mystery series. Kristan “Stan” Connor is working hard on getting everything ready for the opening of her shop, Pawsitively Organic Pet Patisserie and Café, when her sister, Chri...

4 Stars

The Good, the Bad and the Guacamole - A Taste of Texas Mystery, #2

We’re back in Broken Boot again, this time getting ready for the annual Homestead Day celebration. The opening festivities are hosted by country singer Jeff Clark, the ex-boyfriend of Josie’s friend Patti. Josie fears her friend will fall f...

4 Stars

We Wish You a Murderous Christmas - A Year-Round Christmas Mystery, #2

We’re back in Rudolph NY where Christmas themed shop owner Merry Wilkinson is preparing for the holidays. She’s enjoying an evening off at the Yuletide Inn when she discovers that the one of the owners health is failing. With his son primed...

4 Stars

Twice Told Tail - A Black Cat Bookshop Mystery, #6

Hamlet the cat returns to Pettistone’s Fine Books for his sixth and final adventure. As Thanksgiving approaches, Darla Pettistone is preparing for the busiest shopping season of the year. They’ve recently launched their online store, where...

5 Stars

A Study In Scarlet Women - The Lady Sherlock Series, #1

With her inquisitive mind, Charlotte Holmes has never felt comfortable with the demureness expected of the fairer sex in upper class society. But even she never thought that she would become a social pariah, an outcast fending for herself o...

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  • Author: Sherry Thomas
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, Suspense: Mystery, Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: Berkley

Crepe Factor - A Scrapbooking Mystery, #14

Carmela Bertrand and her pal Ava return for their 14th outing in Crepe Factor. Carmela and Ava are making the rounds at the New Orleans Winter Market when they witness an ugly fight between Quigg Brevard, restaurateur and recent vintner, an...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Laura Childs, Terrie Farley Moran
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Something Buried, Something Blue - A Lily Dale Mystery, #2

Wendy Corsi Staub is back with the second offering in her Lily Dale series. After agreeing to stay in Lily Dale through the winter as caretakers of the Valley View Guesthouse and its feline residents, Bella Jordan and her son Max are lookin...

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Paws and Effect - A Magical Cats Mystery, #8

In Book 8 of Sofie Kelly’s charming ‘magical cats’ series, librarian Kathleen Paulson is excited to meet three old pals of her beau, Detective Marcus Gordon, while they visit charming Mayville Heights on business. But the reunion is cut sho...

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Tangled Up in Brew - A Brewing Trouble Mystery, #2

Brew pub owner Maxine “Max” O’Hara and her chef/boyfriend, Jake Lambert, are excited to be participating in the Three Rivers Brews and Burgers Festival. Max hopes to win the coveted Golden Stein for best craft beer—but even if she doesn’t,...

4 Stars

Cat in an Alphabet Endgame - The Midnight Louie Mysteries, #28

Midnight Louie fans rejoice – it’s time for the “Alphabet Endgame’. Midnight Louie’s roommate, PR powerhouse Temple Barr, is contemplating marriage. Will syndicated radio counselor and ex-priest Matt Devine's inside track lose out to the re...

5 Stars

The Cat, The Collector and the Killer - Cats in Trouble Mystery, #8

In the eighth installment of Leann Sweeney’s “Cats in Trouble” series, newlyweds Jillian Hart and police chief Tom Stewart are enjoying peaceful, newly wedded bliss until a woman is found wandering the streets one night. She's in her night...

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  • Author: Leann Sweeney
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: NAL

Toasting Up Trouble - A Dinner Club Mystery, #1

Event planner Josephine “J.J.” Tanner has a full plate, but that’s the way she likes it. First, it’s her turn to choose the recipe for the next meeting of the Culinary Capers Dinner Club, a gathering of foodie friends who experiment with en...

4 Stars
  • Author: Linda Wiken
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Berkley

Little Girl Gone - An Afton Tangler Thriller, #1

On a frozen night in an affluent neighborhood of Minneapolis, a baby is abducted from her home after her teenage babysitter is violently assaulted. The parents are frantic, the police are baffled, and, with the perpetrator already in the wi...

5 Stars

Cat With a Clue - A Bookmobile Cat Mystery, #5

In this, the fifth Bookmobile Cat Mystery, librarian Minnie and her cat Eddie return, this time to solve the mystery of a woman’s mysterious death in – of all places – the public library! The victim is an out of towner who was in town for a...

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

A Grave Prediction - Psychic Eye Mystery, #14

Victoria Laurie gives us number 14 in her “Psychic Eye” mysteries, which follow the adventures of psychic Abby Cooper, who’s now a consultant for the FBI. Abby is sent to San Diego on a mission: to train FBI officers to use their intuition....

4 Stars
  • Author: Victoria Laurie
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Supernatural, Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: NAL

A Dark and Stormy Murder - A Writer's Apprentice Mystery, #1

Gothic tones abound in this first in a new series by author Julia Buckley. Camilla Graham’s bestselling suspense novels inspired Lena London to become a writer, so when she lands a job as Camilla’s new assistant, she can’t believe her luck....

4 Stars
  • Author: Julia Buckley
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Berkley

Read to Death - Read Em and Eat Mystery, #3

National Bestselling Author Terrie Farley Moran takes us on another trip to Florida with the third adventure in her Read Em and Eat series. With their book club season wrapping up with The Florida Life of Thomas Edison, Sassy and Bridgy dec...

4 Stars

Written Off - A Mysterious Detective Mystery, #1

Rachel Goldman writes mysteries in which Duffy Madison, consultant to the county prosecutor’s office, helps find missing persons. Rachel is busy working on her next book, when a man calls out of the blue asking for help in a missing persons...

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A Premonition of Murder - A Dream Club Mystery, #3

The “Dream Club” is back for their third adventure. This time it’s a reclusive heiress , Abigail Marchand, who issues an invitation to Taylor and Ali to lunch at her mansion, Beaux Reeves. Taylor and Ali are hoping for an invitation to join...

4 Stars

The True Tails of Baker and Taylor

Although not a mystery per se, true suspense/mystery buffs will enjoy this tale, the story of the two Scottish Fold cats Baker and Taylor, the symbols of the company’s wholesale library division. The cats, who were named for the distributor...

4 Stars

Moss Hysteria - A Flower Shop Mystery, #18

In the next installment of Collins’ popular series, Abby Knight and her husband Marco are happy to finally be moving into their new home, but like everything Abby undertakes, it’s not long before mystery abounds in their new little communit...

5 Stars
  • Author: Kate Collins
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: NAL

Crime and Poetry - A Magical Bookshop Mystery, #1

Violet Waverly returns to her hometown to care for her ailing grandmother when she gets a shock: her grandma is perfectly fine. It was a ruse to get Violet back home to work in her magical bookstore, Charming Books. Violet intends to return...

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

Devonshire Scream - A Tea Shop Mystery, #17

Theo and the gang at the Indigo Tea Shop are back in their seventeenth adventure, this time catering a high class trunk jewelry show at Heart's Desire Jewelry. A slew of jewelers, museums, and private collectors will be there to showcase th...

5 Stars

Kernel of Truth - A Popcorn Shop Mystery, #1

Rebecca Anderson opens a gourmet popcorn store after her marriage to a celebrity chef fails back in her hometown of Grand Lake Ohio. The woman who owns the chocolate shop next door is an old family friend, and it’s not long before the two w...

4 Stars

A Disguise to Die For - A Costume Shop Mystery, #1

In this new series by Diane Vallere, Margo Tamblyn has given up her job as a magician’s assistant to help her invalid father run the family business – a costume shop in Proper City, Nevada appropriately named Disguise DeLimit. She’s no soon...

4 Stars
  • Author: Diane Vallere
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Berkley

A Whisker of Trouble - A Second Chance Cat Mystery, #3

In the third outing in the NY Times bestselling series, Spring has come to charming North Harbor, Maine, and with the new season comes a new haul for Second Chance, the shop where Sarah Grayson sells lovingly refurbished and repurposed item...

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  • Author: Sofie Ryan
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: NAL

A Ghoul's Guide to Love and Murder - A Ghost Hunter Mystery, #10

MJ and the ghost hunter gang is back home in Boston, where a film made on their adventures is set to premiere! Gilley is busy planning his wedding while MJ and Heath are desperately trying to keep t heir quickie marriage a secret! Upon thei...

5 Stars

To Brew or Not to Brew - Brewing Trouble Mystery Series, #1

Rocco loved this book so much two reviews have been done. ------------------------------------------------------------------- In this first in the “Brewing for Trouble” mysteries, we meet Maxine “Max” O’Hara, a girl who’s gotten her brewmas...

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Here Today, Gone Tamale - A Taste of Texas, #1

In this first in a new series, we meet Josie Callahan, who’s just lost her job on a newspaper and her fiancé as well. Undaunted, she scoops up her Chihuahua, Lenny, and slinks back to Broken Boot, Texas. Maybe working as head waitress at Mi...

4 Stars

Murder Most Howl - A Paws & Claws Mystery, #3

Blizzards, murder mystery weekends, a quaint cottage Inn….what better setting for a mystery? This is what Krista Davis brings us in the third volume of her popular Paws and Claws series, MURDER MOST HOWL. Holly Miller is in charge of runnin...

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Ghost in the Wind - A Haunted Guesthouse Mystery, #7

In the seventh offering from EJ Copperman, Alison Kerby is about to sit down to movie night with her family and friends when she sees floating before her the ghost of her musical idol, 1960s English rock star Vance McTiernan. He’s in desper...

4 Stars

Plot Boiler - A Black Cat Bookshop Mystery, #5

NYT Bestselling author Ali Brandon brings us the fifth instalment in the popular Black Cat Bookshop Series featuring Brooklyn shop owner Darla Pettistone and her feisty feline, Hamlet. As the Fourth of July approaches, Darla decides to thro...

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