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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

The Ghoul Next Door - A Ghost Hunter Mystery, #8

Psychic MJ Holliday’s hoping for some R&R when she and her crew return to Boston for a well-deserved hiatus from their tv show, Ghoul Getters- but fate has other ideas. Fate in the form of MJ’s ex, Dr. Steven Sable, who’s come to her for he...

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Murder and Marinara - An Italian Kitchen Mystery, #1

In this first installment of a new series we meet Victoria Rienzi. Victoria, aka “Vick” is a mystery writer who wants to take a hiatus from mysteries to focus on writing a book about her family, a matter which entails her returning to her r...

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Words With Fiends - A Black Cat Bookshop Mystery, #3

Darla Pettistone and her cat, Hamlet, are back for the third installment of this charming cozy series, WORDS WITH FIENDS. Hamlet is feeling a bit “down in the dumps” after his previous encounter with a criminal, so much so that Darla hires...

4 Stars

The Silence of the Library - Cat in the Stacks Mystery, #5

That irrepressible librarian, Charlie Harris and his gentle giant of a Maine Coon Cat, Diesel are back in their fifth adventure. Pardon me if I say THE SILENCE OF THE LIBRARY is their best so far. The plot centers around a library exhibit c...

5 Stars

A Tale of Two Biddies - League of Literary Ladies, #2

Bea Cartwright and her friends, “the League of Literary Ladies” are back in another fun mystery. Business is booming at Put-In-Bay at the Bastille Day celebration. In honor of the holiday, the League is reading the Charles Dickens classic,...

4 Stars

How to Paint a Cat - Cats and Curios Mystery, #5

HOW TO PAINT A CAT is Rebecca M. Hale’s latest entry in her popular Cats and Curios Mystery series. This time out the nameless neice, aided by her two cats, Rupert and Isabella, are following Uncle Oscar’s clues trying to track down his hid...

4 Stars

Throw in the Trowel - A Flower Shop Mystery, #15

Kate Collins irrepressible heroine, Abby Knight, is back in her latest offering, THROW IN THE TROWEL. Abby’s added Salvare to her name, having just returned from a romantic honeymoon with the man of her dreams. Things start off pretty norma...

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The Thrill of the Haunt - A Haunted Guesthouse Mystery

EJ Copperman is back with the fifth installment of the popular “Haunted Guesthouse” series! Victorian guesthouse proprietor (or is it proprietress?) Allison Kerby wants to live a semi-normal life, but with resident ghosts Paul and Maxie nea...

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Once Upon a Midnight Noir - Midnight Louie and Delilah Street stories

Fans of the Midnight Louie series and Carole Nelson Douglas in general will enjoy ONCE UPON A MIDNIGHT NOIR, a trio of stories with – gasp – a Noir edge to them. Paranormal investigator Delilah Street and feline sleuth Midnight Louie team u...

4 Stars

Undead and Unsure - Undead/Queen Betsy, #12

Vampire Queen Betsy (Don’t call me Elizabeth) Taylor and her wacky crew are back in the 12th installment of MaryJanice Davidson’s popular Undead series. Betsy has just killed Satan, an act that makes her half-sister Laura the new Antichrist...

4 Stars

Cat in an Alien X-Ray - Midnight Louie Mysteries

That fabulous feline detective, Midnight Louie, and his crew of felines and humans are back and better than ever in his twenty-fifth adventure. Science-fiction is the underlying theme, as an Area 51 attraction on the Strip attracts the usua...

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Deadly Pursuit - SCVC Taskforce

Celina Davenport became the darling of the FBI after her first undercover bust of a drug lord. But now it’s one year later, and Emilio has escaped from jail and his not only seeking his revenge on her, but also members of her team. Assistin...

4 Stars

Bled & Breakfast - An Immortality Bites Mystery, #2

Sarah Dearly fans will be happy to see their favorite vampire sleuth back in a thoroughly engaging new mystery. Newly married, Sarah and her vampire hubby Thierry set off on a trip to Salem, Massachusetts, where three vampires have gone mis...

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Chance of a Ghost - A Haunted Guesthouse Mystery

Chance of a Ghost, the fourth entry in the Haunted Guesthouse series by EJ Copperman, takes us on another laugh-packed adventure with rooming house owner Alison Kirby and the two spirits who inhabit her New Jersey guesthouse. A snowstorm is...

4 Stars

Trouble in the Tarot - A Fortune Teller Mystery, #3

If you like a book that keeps you in suspense and makes you laugh at the same time, then TROUBLE IN THE TAROT is for you. The story is fast moving but, as always, the charm of the series is the interaction between characters and relationshi...

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Look For Me - A Rachel Scott prequel

Traci Hohenstein's latest offering, LOOK FOR ME, a novella that is a "prequel" to her bestselling Rachel Scott series, will not disappoint either fans of the series or newcomers. Ms. Hohenstein has a way of describing a scene so that the re...

5 Stars

Werewolf in Denver - A Wild About You, #4

Human mate versus Were mate? That’s the hotly debated topic at Werecon 2012, where a star-studded list of attendees from all over the globe have been invited to Stillman Lodge n Denver to debate the conference theme, “Our future in a changi...

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Kitty Steals the Show

In the tenth outing of Carrie Vaughn's likeable character,Kitty Norville, Kitty has been tapped as the keynote speaker for the First International Conference on Paranatural Studies, taking place in London. The conference brings together sci...

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Blood Bath & Beyond - An Immortality Bites Mystery #1

Fans of fledgling vampire Sarah Dearly and her creator, Michelle Rowen, will salivate over Sarah’s latest adventure, BLOOD BATH AND BEYOND. Sarah and her fiancée, the brooding vampire Thierry, are off to Las Vegas after Thierry accepts a jo...

5 Stars

Undead and Unstable - Undead/Queen Betsy, #11

Fans of MaryJanice Davidson “Undead” series and the adventures of Queen Betsy Taylor will not be disappointed with her latest, UNDEAD AND UNSTABLE. After a rocky last two, the third in Davidson’s ‘trilogy within a series’ delivers big time....

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Dashing Through the Snow

Lisa Riley does an excellent job of creating a situation dripping with suspense. The main character, Lily, is likeable although at times does seem a bit over-zealous. The story is well-plotted and holds your interest - all in all, a worthwh...

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Judgement of Souls

JUDGEMENT OF SOULS is a dark paranormal in the tradition of Anne Rice and Stephen King. New author Margarita Felices has a way with words that results in characters so vividly drawn, you expect them to leap out of the pages. The pacing is e...

4 Stars

Old Haunts - A Haunted Guesthouse Mystery

Fans of EJ Copperman (and even new converts) will be thrilled with the latest installment in his "Haunted Guesthouse" series. All their favorite characters are back, including a few new ones - and who doesn't love a trouble-making ex-husban...

4 Stars

The Look of Love - A Piper Donovan Mystery

THE LOOK OF LOVE adheres to the tried and true formulas of MaryJane Clark’s other novelist relatives: Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark. It’s a well-paced novel with some humorous aspects, great character development, and a good pl...

4 Stars

The Crown - Joanna Stafford, #1

Five Stars for Historical Mystery Debut I’ve never been much on historical of any kind – thriller, mystery, romance. Oh, I’ll read non-fiction on the Tudor family and Henry the VIII, but that’s about as far as my interest goes. After readin...

5 Stars

So Damn Lucky

Having never been to Las Vegas (yes, can you believe it?) I was interested to read the third offering in Deborah Coonts Lucky O’Toole series, SO DAMN LUCKY. I was in the mood for a sizzling Las Vegas adventure, and I wasn’t disappointed. Wh...

4 Stars

Asylum Harbor

People who loved Traci Hohenstein's first novel, BURN OUT, will definitely love the second installment in the Rachel Scott series, ASYLUM HARBOR. We're introduced into the action by Amber Knowles, a beautiful high school senior and Florida...

5 Stars

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