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House of Ashes - A Haunted Bluffs Mystery

Loretta Marion interweaves the distant and near past along with the present in this suspense story. Cassandra Mitchell is an interesting leading lady and amateur sleuth. Practically from the start she tries to paint herself as a flawed indi...

3 Stars

In Peppermint Peril - A Book Tea Shop Mystery, #1

Joy Avon sets a delightful scenario with this cozy Christmas mystery. Callie Aspen is an interesting heroine, she definitely has a history not only in the town but with the key players and with the murder location itself. I enjoyed the fact...

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Crumbled to Pieces - Cookies & Chance Mysteries Book 6

Sally rents the room above her bakery to a friend of her grandmothers after her sister moves out. Easy dough she thinks! And that’s when the trouble starts. Her ovens are being used without permission and someone else is selling her cookies...

4 Stars

Six Cats a Slayin' - Cat in the Stacks Mystery, #10

The tenth entry in this most charming series is set, as the title indicates, during the Christmas season. As Charlie and his Maine Coon Cat Diesel prepare for the holidays with Charlie's grandchildren, Charlie gets an unwelcome invitation f...

5 Stars
  • Author: Miranda James
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Berkley

A Crafter Knits a Clue - A Handcrafted Mystery

Samantha Kane runs a community craft store and her store neighbor Ingrid that runs a yarn supply store was murdered. Samantha starts investigating the murder and is now a target for the killer. There is a hot new detective that she helps an...

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Death of a Russian Doll - A Vintage Toy Shop Mystery

Liz helps run her father's toy store with other family and friends. Her ex-boyfriend's wife that works at the barber shop next door to her toy store is murdered. The prime suspects are Liz and the husband which is also the chief of police....

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Be Our Ghost - A Merry Ghost Inn Mystery

Melanie and her grandmother Liz's own the Merry Ghost Inn that has its very own own ghost that helps them solve mysteries as well as laugh at their antics. There is a developer that wants to open an arcade that will put some people out of b...

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Mardi Gras Murder - A Cajun Country Mystery

I have to say "Mardi Gras Murder" caught my attention and my heart. It even taught me a few things I didn't know about Louisiana... the state I grew up in. Ms. Byron had done a very good job on getting her facts correct. She has enlightened...

5 Stars

Read and Gone - A Haunted Library Mystery, #2

"Read and Gone" is the second book in The Haunted Library Mystery series. We meet up again with Carrie Singleton, the P&E head of her local library. After a fun night of partying it up with her friends and family at her housewarming party,...

5 Stars

In Cold Chocolate - A Southern Chocolate Shop Mystery, #3

"In Cold Chocolate" is the third book in the Southern Chocolate Shop Mystery series. We meet up again with our favorite chocolate maker Charity Penn, who plans on witnessing the birth of the new generation of sea turtles. But before that ca...

5 Stars

If the Coffin Fits - A Funeral Parlor Mystery, #2

"If the Coffin Fits" is the second book in the Funeral Parlor Mystery series! We meet up again with funeral director Desiree Turner who stumbles upon what she thinks might be murder, but she has to prove it, which is never easy. I loved the...

5 Stars

In Want of a Knife - A Little Library Mystery, #3

"In Want of a Knife" is the third book in the A Little Library Mystery series! The series centers around Jenny, an amateur sleuth and little librarian. When the police discover a young girl’s dead body on the outskirts of Bear Falls, Jenny...

4 Stars

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Brash Blonde - Marty Hudson Mysteries Book 1

"Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Brash Blonde" is the first book in the Marty Hudson Mystery series. It stars Martha "Marty" Hudson, a poor barista who has trouble making ends meets, until her long-lost aunt leaves her a Victorian house...

4 Stars

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Disappearing Diva - Marty Hudson Mysteries Book 2

"Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Disappearing Diva" is the second book in the Marty Hudson Mystery series. It stars Martha "Marty" Hudson, a poor barista who has trouble making ends meets, until her long-lost aunt leaves her a Victorian...

5 Stars

The Cats Came Back - Magical Cats, #10

LIbrarian Kathleen Paulson and her cats Hercules and Owen are back for another adventure! This time out Mayville Heights plays host to a music festival which Kathleen is eager to attend; until she and her cats stumble across another dead bo...

5 Stars

Dim Sum of All Fears - A Noodle Shop Mystery, #2

"Dim Sum of All Fears" is the second book in the Noodle Shop Mystery Series! It’s revolves around Lana Lee, a twentysomething waitress who works in her family’s Chinese restaurant. In this latest addition, Lana’s parents have to go to Taiwa...

5 Stars

Died in the Wool - A Knit & Nibble Mystery

Meet Pamela Patterson, avid knitter and amateur sleuth! This time out Pamela finds a dead body at a High School charity event where she's selling stuffed aardvarks! the victim is a very unpopular History teacher, so Pamela now finds herself...

4 Stars

Rocky Road & Revenge - Cambria Clyne Mysteries Book 2

Ok, I'll admit it. Cozy mystery author Erin Huss has gathered a new fan for her books. "Rocky Road & Revenge" is the second book in the delightfully enchanting Cambria Clyne mysteries series, and it's a rocky road full of adventure and susp...

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Handbags & Homicide - Aloha Lagoon Mysteries #12

In the cozy mystery "Handbags & Homicide" you get a bachelorette party in Hawaii that turns into a homicide. Kaley's friend wants a rush wedding to her football player fiancee. I loved all the references to the beautiful scenery in Hawaii a...

4 Stars

Tequila Trouble - Danger Cove Mysteries Book 20

Elizabeth Ashby and Nicole Leiren teamed up to write a fun cozy mystery with some interesting characters. The storyline in "Tequila Trouble" centered around a restaurant/bar with lots of side stories going on that help fill in what was happ...

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French Vanilla & Felonies - Cambria Clyne Mysteries Book 1

As the first book in the Cambria Clyne mysteries, this enchanting novel has hit a home run. I adore Cambria and all of the zany characters who pop up in this series. Cambria herself is a strong, vibrant character with more guts than brains...

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Mrs. Jeffries and the Three Wise Women - A Victorian Mystery, #36

This is the 36th instalment of this popular series! All I can say is Wow! Fans of this servants turned detective mystery will eat this up! There's a holiday theme - a very unpopular man manages to insult every guest at a holiday party, so n...

4 Stars
  • Author: Emily Brightwell
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Berkley

Purrder She Wrote - Cat Cafe Mystery Series, #2

"Purrder She Wrote" is the second book in the Cat Cafe Mystery series. It revolves around Maddie James, the new co-owner of a buzzing cat café. When one of her volunteers is the prime suspect in a murder case, Maddie jumps in to help. I did...

5 Stars

Against the Claw - A Lobster Shack Mystery, #2

"Against the Claw" is the second book in the Lobster Shack Mystery series. The series revolves around Ballerina Allie Larkin who is currently working all types of jobs at her aunt’s Lobster Shack. One day while working, she stumbles upon th...

5 Stars

Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding - A Royal Spyness Mystery, #12

Lady Georgiana is back, this time planning her wedding. and as usual, it's Murphy's Law time. Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong...including murder. It all starts out when Georgiana begins hunting for a place for her and Darcy to liv...

4 Stars

A Dark and Twisting Path - A Writer's Apprentice Mystery, #3

I've grown fond of this series which is written in the style of the old fashioned gothic mystery/romance novels. Lena London has settled into her job as assistant to a famous novelist n the town of Blue Lake Indiana, and things have settled...

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Death in the Stacks - A Library Lover's Mystery, #8

Lindsey Norris is back, getting into trouble as usual. This time it's a fundraiser, where the new president of the library board Olive Davidson, seems determined to make Lindsay's life hell. Lindsay is positive Olive is trying to get her to...

4 Stars

Murder at the Mansion - Victorian Village Mysteries, #1

"Murder at the Mansion" is the first book in the Victorian Village Mystery series! The series stars Katherine Hamilton, who was recently laid off from her job at a swanky hotel and decides to move back to her hometown who is on the verge of...

5 Stars

Buried in Books - Bibliophile Mystery, #12

Brooklyn is busy preparing for her wedding when two old friends she hasn’t’ seen in a long time show up. The former besties had a major falling out and now Brooklyn expects the worst, and at first is pleasantly surprised – until one of the...

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A Just Clause - A Booktown Mystery, #11

Tricia is shocked when her errant father John comes to town, but not so shocked when he becomes the prime suspect in a murder investigation. Seems dear old dad is a con man who’s done jail time. With the suspect list on the downlow, Tricia...

4 Stars

Bought the Farm - Farmer's Daughter Mystery, #3

Shelby McDonald has her hands full transforming Love Blossom Farm into a suitable place for her friend Kelly’s wedding reception. Things go smoothly, until the lead singer in the wedding band, Travis, turns up dead. It doesn’t help that Tra...

4 Stars

Color Me Murder - Pen & Ink, #1

Who doesn’t love a Krista Davis mystery. I’ve been a big fan of her other two series and am delighted that she’s found another home at Kensington. This series is shaping up to be just as good as the other two, if the first volume is any ind...

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The Diva Cooks up a Storm - Domestic Diva

The Domestic Diva is back! It says “Book 1” on Amazon but longtime fans know that this is about the twelfth entry in Davis’ Domestic Diva series which was cancelled by Penguin last year. Thank God Kensington resurrected it! I personally can...

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Dangerous Deeds - The Westport Mysteries, #1

In "Dangerous Deeds" the author starts the story off by having the main character Lizzie describe herself. It was great to have a visual of the storyteller right from the start. The story flows along pretty good. A mystery gets added in wit...

4 Stars

A Date with Murder - Murder She Wrote

Jessica Fletcher takes up the cause of her good friend Barbara "Babs" Wirth after Babs' husband Hal suffers a fatal heart attack that Jessica has reason to believe was actually murder. At the heart of her suspicions lies a sinister dating s...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Jessica Fletcher, Donald Bain, Jon Land
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Murder on Union Square - A Gaslight Mystery

Sarah and Frank Malloy are enjoying married life and looking to make their family official by adopting Catherine, the child whom Sarah rescued and has been raising as her daughter. The process seems fairly straightforward, but at the last m...

4 Stars
  • Author: Victoria Thompson
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery, Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: Berkley

Class Reunions Are Murder - A Poppy McAllister Mystery, #1

his book debuted in January but I only just got around to reading it now. Widowed Poppy McAllister agrees to go to her class reunion to help out a friend, and ends up the chief suspect in the "bad girl's" murder. Interesting take on the gen...

4 Stars

Pancakes & Pandemonium - Culinary Competition Mysteries Book 6

"Pancakes & Pandemonium" is the sixth book in the Culinary Competition Mysteries series. In this one Amy is entering a pancake competition in town with all the proceeds going to a local shelter. But this fun foodie event turns deadly when a...

4 Stars

Shot in the Dark - A Coffeehouse Mystery, #17

The 17th instalment of this popular series does not disappoint! jam packed with action and well crafted. Fans of the series will love it, and new converts can easily catch up on background. A sure fire hit! Five Paws!

5 Stars

A Playboy in Peril - Jamie Winters Mysteries Book 5

Legal secretary and reluctant sleuth Jamie Winters never claimed to have an exciting social life. So it's no surprise she's never heard of the local band Virtual Waste...that is until their drummer is murdered backstage at a show, and Jamie...

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Wedding Cake Crumble - Cupcake Bakery Mystery, #10

With Angie and Tate's wedding just around the corner, it's a happy time for Melanie Cooper and the bakery crew. Not only are they finessing the last minute details of the big day, but their bakery, Fairy Tale Cupcakes, has just been hired t...

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A Magical Match - A Witchcraft Mystery, #9

Witch and vintage store owner Lily Ivory faces her most difficult mystery to date with a case of mistaken identity that hits close to home... Lily Ivory and her friends are planning a 1950s-themed brunch to benefit the local women's shelter...

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

Queen Anne's Lace - China Bayles Mystery

A present day ghost leads China Bayles to a secret from Pecan Springs's past in this haunting mystery from New York Times bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert. While helping Ruby Wilcox clean up the loft above their shops, China comes upo...

4 Stars
  • Author: Susan Wittig Albert
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Action / Thriller, Suspense: Cozy Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

The Uninvited Corpse - Food Blogger Mysteries, #1

"The Uninvited Corpse" is the first book in the Food Blogger Mystery series! It’s about Hope Early, a food blogger who must help solve a murder before her sister goes to jail! I have to say that I really enjoyed reading it! The cover really...

5 Stars

Murder with a Cherry on Top - A Lickety Splits Mystery

"Murder with a Cherry on Top" is the first book in the Lickety Splits Mystery series! It’s about Kay McKay, who just opened up a new ice cream shop in her hometown. Her childhood frenemy Ashley decides to her start selling her own frozen tr...

5 Stars

Murder, She Knit - A Knit & Nibble Mystery, #1

"Murder, She Knit" is the first book in the Knit and Nibble Mystery series! It involves Pamela Paterson, who works as an associate editor of a craft magazine and founder of the Knit and Nibble knitting club. One day, Pamela invites her old...

4 Stars

Death by Dumpling - A Noodle Shop Mystery, #1

"Death by Dumpling" is the first book in the Noodle Shop Mystery series! The story starts off with us meeting Lana Lee, a woman who works in her family’s Chinese restaurant. One day, she delivers food to the property manager Mr. Feng, who i...

5 Stars

Pawprints & Predicaments - Lucky Paws Petsitting Mystery, #3

"Pawprints & Predicaments" is the third book in the Lucky Paws Petsitting Mystery series! We catch up with Daphne Templeton and her trusty basset hound Socrates again, as they stumble upon another dead body. This is one of my all-time favor...

5 Stars

Hummus and Homicide - A Kebab Kitchen Mystery, #1

“Hummus and Homicide” is the first book in the Kebab Kitchen Mystery series. The main character Lucy Berberian just quit her job and decides to head back to her hometown of Ocean Crest to take a break and think about her next move. While at...

5 Stars

Color Me Murder - Pen & Ink, #1

"Color Me Murder" is the first book in the Pen & Ink Mystery series! It’s about Florrie Fox, a bookstore manager who moonlights as adult coloring book artist at night. One day at work, she finds the dead body of her boss’s nephew. He was mu...

5 Stars

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