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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: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: 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 First Date with Death - A Love or Money Mystery, #1

In this first of a new series, we meet Georgia Thornton. After suffering a bad breakup, she’s ready for a change, and it comes in the form of a reality TV show! Her best friend—and producer of the reality show Love or Money—thinks she’s got...

4 Stars

Assault and Pepper - Spice Shop Mysteries, #1

After leaving a dicey marriage and losing a beloved job in a corporate crash, Pepper Reece has found a new zest for life running a busy spice and tea shop in Seattle’s Pike Place Market. Her aromatic creations are the talk of the town, and...

4 Stars

A Wee Murder in My Shop - A ScotShop Mystery, #1

Peggy Winn is back for another adventure, this time on a transatlantic hunt for some authentic wares to sell at her shop. she can’t resist buying a beautiful old tartan shawl. But once she wraps it around her shoulders, she discovers that h...

4 Stars

Horse of a Different Killer - A Call of the Wilde Mystery, #3

“Animal Whisperer” Grace Wilde is back, this time its her abusive ex-brother-in-law, Anthony Ortega, who needs her help—at least that’s what he said on the messages he left before his sudden death. Grace is inclined to let the matter rest i...

4 Stars

Borrowed Crime - A Bookmobile Cat Mystery, #3

The third entry in the popular “Bookmobile Cat” series finds librarian Minnie Hamilton struggling to keep her bookmobile running and to keep her boss from finding out about Eddie, her furry companion. But when a volunteer dies on her route,...

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If You've Got It, Haunt It - A Haunted Vintage Mystery

In this first of a new series by Rose Pressey we meet vintage clothing owner Cookie Chanel, owner of a clothing store entitled, appropriately, “It’s Vintage, Y’All”. Cookie is on her way to the estate sale of the late Charlotte Meadows, the...

4 Stars

A Skeleton in the Family - A Family Skeleton Mystery, #1

Sid the skeleton has been part of the Thackery family for 30 years and Georgia Thackery's best friend since she was 6 years old. He walks, he talks, he reads, his favorite movie is The Nightmare Before Christmas, and he has a big heart...no...

4 Stars

The Skeleton Takes a Bow - A Family Skeleton Mystery, #2

The Skeleton Takes a Bow is the second in A Family Skeleton series by Leigh Perry. The main character is Sid, the really cool walking, talking skeleton in the attic who has been part of Georgia Thackery’s family since they lived in the home...

4 Stars

Twisted Threads - A Mainely Needlepoint Mystery, #1

Angie Curtis left Harbor Haven ten years ago after her mother disappeared; now the finding of her mother’s body has brought her back. Reunited with her grandmother, Angie agrees to check out the business associate who has not been timely in...

4 Stars

Geared for the Grave - A Cycle Path Mystery, #1

In this first of a new series, Evie Bloomfield heads to Mackinac Island to assist her boss’s father. Rudy Randolph has broken his leg and operating his bike shop, Rudy’s Rides, is too much to handle by himself. But Evie’s good turn only lea...

4 Stars

A Root Awakening - A Flower Shop Mystery, #16

Abby Knight, our favorite florist slash amateur PI is back in this latest novel in the Flower Shop Mystery series. Abby and her new husband Marco can't wait to put down roots in a new house; unfortunately the house hunting itself isn't exac...

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As Gouda as Dead - Cheese Shop Mystery, #6

Author Avery Aames brings us the sixth entry in the Cheese shop mysteries. Providence, Ohio Valentines’ Day celebration is in full swing, and cheese shop owner Charlotte is planning her own celebration: finally walking down the aisle with t...

4 Stars

Played by the Book - A Novel Idea Mystery, #4

The fourth entry in the Novel Idea Mystery series featuring Lila Wilkins, literary agent, centers around a garden party book signing, and, of coruse, murder. The owner of the Novel Idea Literary Agency is thrilled when former local boy and...

4 Stars

By Book or By Crook - A Lighthouse Library Mystery, #1

This book is the first entry in the new “Lighthouse Library” mystery series. This features Lucy, a librarian who decides after a failed ten year relationship that she’s in need of a serious rewrite. She’s hopeful a little fun in the Outer b...

4 Stars

Arsenic and Old Books - Cat in the Stacks Mystery, #6

Miranda James is back with the sixth entry in the popular “Cat in the Stacks” series featuring librarian Charlie Harris and his Maine Coon cat, Diesel. In this adventure, Mayor Lucinda Long donates a set of Civil War–era family diaries to t...

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No Ghouls Allowed - A Ghost Hunter Mystery, #9

Our favorite psychic sleuth, MJ Holliday, is back! This time out MJ and company are visiting her estranged father in Valdosta Georgia. MJ is struck by the change in her father – and attributes it to his new fiancée. However, all is not sere...

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Feta Attraction - A Greek to Me Mystery, #1

Susannah Hardy’s new cozy series centers around Georgie Nikolopatos who manages the Bonaparte House, a Greek restaurant. When the crew of the tv show Ghost Squad drop in to inspect the house for haunting, Georgie has her hands full. She and...

4 Stars

Snow Way Out - A Snow Globe Shop Mystery

This is the first in what appears to be a promising new series. Curio Shop Manager Camryn Brooks owns a curio shop specializing in snow globes – and one day comes across a very unusual one, depicting a crime scene! Imagine her surprise to a...

4 Stars
  • Author: Christine Husom
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Seasonal / Holiday, * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

All the President's Menus - A White House Chef Mystery, #8

The eighth instalment in the popular “White House Chef” series. When a tour of the White House kitchen by a group of foreign chefs ends in murder, Olivia Paras finds she has to solve the mystery pretty darn quick, before she’s the one in th...

4 Stars

In Hot Water - A Sweet Pepper Fire Brigade, #3

In the third instalment of the nationally bestselling series, a suspicious house fire claims the life of an ex-representative. Stella Griffin teams up with the state’s arson investigator to solve the case and smoke out the killer. I have no...

4 Stars

For Whom the Bluebell Tolls - A Bridal Bouquet Shop Mystery, #2

This is the second book in the Bridal Bouquet Shop mystery. For florist Audrey Bloom, it’s another wedding, another murder! (say that would make a good title) Once again, I have not read the first one but now I am going to. I'm a sucker for...

4 Stars

Ghost in the Guacamole - Ghost of Granny Apples, #5

The fifth book in the “Ghost and Granny Apples” series, featuring sleuthing sisters Lucinda and Ricardo Ricardo. I’m a sucker for anything “ghost” in the title. This one has it all – quirky characters, hints of the supernatural and an Ouija...

4 Stars

Snoop to Nuts - Nut House Mystery Series, #2

As a Lover of nuts, I was interested to read this mystery, the second in the series. Lindy Blanchard is a likeable character and the setting of a pecan farm is unique, to say the least. The mystery is well plotted and the characters extreme...

4 Stars

Lie of the Needle - A Deadly Notions Mystery, #3

A series that features creative tips for vintage notions was enough to peak my interest. I hadn’t read the first two but now what can I say – I’m hooked. Daisy Buchanan is a strong heroine and the mystery is a good, solid read which kept me...

4 Stars

The Legend of Sleepy Harlow - League of Literary Ladies, #3

Kylie Logan returns with her League of Literary Ladies for their third adventure. This time the setting is Halloween, and the EGG, paranormal investigators, are in town to get proof that a local legend, the ghost of “Sleepy” Harlow, a 1930’...

4 Stars

The Ghost and Mrs. Mewer - A Paws and Claws Mystery, #2

Holly Miller and the good folks of Wagtail return in the sequel to last year’s adventure, MURDER SHE BARKED. Holly’s given up her job and fiancée and decided to help her aunt run her hotel in the town of Wagtail, Virginia. Halloween is fast...

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Inspector Specter - A Haunted Guesthouse Mystery, #6

EJ Copperman returns with the sixth entry in the Haunted Guesthouse series. This time the spotlight is on one of the supporting characters, Detective Anita McElone. A former skeptic, she turns up on Alison’s doorstep to ask for her help in...

4 Stars
  • Author: E.J. Copperman
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

By Cook or by Crook - A Five-Ingredient Mystery, #1

Val Deniston is haunted by the car accident that ended her career as a cookbook publicist, so she’s traded in New York and returned to her roots near the Chesapeake Bay. A “home cook” herself, Val gets a job managing the Cool Down Café at t...

4 Stars

Nightmares Can Be Murder - A Dream Club Mystery

Mystery author Mary Kennedy is back with a new cozy series starring “the Dream Club” whose members gather together to explore the meanings of their dreams. Tracy Blake’s moved to Savannah to help her sister refresh her candy business. Ali,...

4 Stars

Literally Murder - A Black Cat Bookshop Mystery, #4

Darla Pettistone and her sleuthing cat Hamlet are back for their fourth adventure in Literally Murder. After Hamlet’s video of him imitating Darla performing martial arts goes viral, he’s invited to be the guest of honor at a championship c...

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Bless Her Dead Little Heart - A Southern Ladies Mystery, #1

New York Times bestselling author Miranda James, the creator of the immensely popular “Cat in the Stacks” mystery series, debuts a new one featuring supporting characters from the Stacks series, Miss An’gel and Miss Dickce Ducote. When the...

4 Stars

Groomed For Murder - A Pet Boutique Mystery, #2

In the second offering in Annie Knox’s Pet Boutique Mystery series, Izzy McHale’s Trendy Tails Pet Boutique is getting into the pet wedding business. Izzy is getting ready to host a set of “pupptials” but first she has another wedding to pr...

4 Stars

A Midwinter's Tail - A Magical Cats Mystery, #6

Those Magical Cats, Owen and Hercules, return along with their human, librarian Kathleen Paulson, in their sixth adventure. This time it’s a fundraiser that Kathleen is in charge of, to benefit the library’s Reading Buddies program. Things...

4 Stars

The Wedding Soup Murder - An Italian Kitchen Mystery, #2

Victoria Rienzi is back for her second go-round in Rosie Genova’s Italian Kitchen mystery series. This time out she’s helping cater a wedding reception for a close family friend at the exclusive Belmont Country Club, dealing with clashes in...

4 Stars

Cat in a Yellow Spotlight - The Midnight Louie Mysteries, #26

MIDNIGHT LOUIE, that furry PI, is back in his twenty-sixth mystery, along with his familiar host of characters. This time out, his human, PR specialist Temple Barr, has been given the assignment of babysitting a rock band headed for a reuni...

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Catwalk - An Animals in Focus Mystery, #3

Catwalk is the third entry in Sheila Webster Boneham’s popular “Animals in Focus” series. This time out, animal photographer Janet MacPhail is training for her cat Leo’s first feline agility trial when she gets a frantic call about a “kidna...

4 Stars

Tailing a Tabby - A Bookmobile Cat Mystery, #2

Tailing a Tabby is the second entry in the Bookmobile Cat Mysteries by Laurie Cass. Librarian Minnie is in charge of the bookmobile, much to the consternation of her stuffy boss. Adding to its charm is Eddie, a tabby cat who adopted Minnie...

4 Stars

From Fear to Eternity - An Immortality Bites Mystery, #3

From Fear to Eternity is the third offering in Michelle Rowan’s Immortality Bites paranormal mystery series which chronicles the adventures of fledgling vampire Sarah Dearly and her master vampire husband Thierry. They’ve been summoned to a...

4 Stars

Be Careful What You Witch For - A Family Fortune Mystery, #2

Dawn Eastman continues her Family Fortune cozy paranormal series with "Be Careful What You Witch For". Crystal Haven is a community of psychics, tarot card readers and shops that sell items to tourist that pertain to their interest in the p...

4 Stars

The Cat, the Vagabond and the Victim - A Cats in Trouble Mystery, #6

Jillian Hart and her brood of cats are back in another mystery! This time the story focuses on Clyde, a loveable runaway who’s returned to his former master’s home to not only find him dead, but another body too! Jillian takes Clyde in and...

4 Stars

Chip Off the Ice Block Murder - A Shay O'Hanlon Caper, #4

Jessie Chandler’s irrepressible Shay O’Hanlon is back in a new mystery that fans will definitely enjoy. Shay and her cop friend, JT are headed off to vacation when Shay’s dad mysteriously vanishes, putting their plans on ice. Shay is distre...

4 Stars

Murder, She Barked - A Paws and Claws Mystery, #1

Krista Davis, author of the “Domestic Diva” mysteries, has given us another winner with the first in her “Paws and Claws” mysteries! Holly Miller’s life has gone to the dogs. She has no job and her boyfriend’s old girlfriend wants him back...

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Deadly Forecast - A Psychic Eye Mystery, #11

In the eleventh offering in Victoria Laurie’s NYT Bestselling Psychic eye series, the author brings her flair for building suspense to a new level! With only a few weeks to go until Abby and her FBI guy, Dutch Rivers, say their “I do’s” she...

5 Stars

The Diva Wraps It Up - A Domestic Diva Mystery, #8

This is a series I recently discovered, and it’s quickly become one of my favorites. The eighth entry, THE DIVA WRAPS IT UP, takes place around the holiday season. The men are trying to outdo each other with a lighting competition that remi...

5 Stars

A Biscuit, a Casket - A Pawsitively Organic Mystery, #2

The second entry in Liz Mugavero's Pawsitively Organic Mystery series, finds organic pet treat baker Stan Connor catering a doggie costume party at the Happy Cow Dairy Farm. Since farm owners Hal & Em are having financial difficulties, they...

4 Stars

The Whole Cat and Caboodle - Second Chance Cat Mystery, #1

Sarah Grayson has returned to her hometown of North Harbor, Maine and opened a second hand shop. In the process she acquires Elvis, a large black cat who she feels deserves a second chance. She also acquires a mystery when she notices an el...

4 Stars
  • Author: Sofie Ryan
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Debut Title, * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: NAL

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