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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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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: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: 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: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: 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

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

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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Cinco de Murder - A Taste of Texas Mystery

It's fiesta time in Broken Boot, Texas, and tourists are pouring into town faster than free beer at a bull roping for the mouthwatering Cinco de Mayo festivities. Tex-Mex waitress Josie Callahan, her feisty abuela, and even her spunky Chihu...

4 Stars

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, * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: 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

Plum Tea Crazy - A Tea Shop Mystery

Theodosia Browning is back in her 19th adventure, along with Drayton, Hayley, and all your old favorites and some new ones too! Timothy Neville's mansion is perfect for parade watching, and he hosts a party to do just that. Everyone is shoc...

5 Stars

Marinating in Murder - A Dinner Club Mystery, #3

The Culinary Capers Club is back in full swing, planning a fall picnic for their next meeting. But when Alison Malkovich opens the back of her SUV to load in picnic supplies, she finds the dead body of her ex-husband. Alison gets suspended...

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Dipped to Death - An Olive Grove Mystery, #3

Eva Knox knows there's trouble afoot when her ex-boyfriend, Dudley Dexter Codman III, shows up for a bird watching holiday. And she's not wrong - Dudley's body is soon found drowned in a pond. When authorities determine Dudley was poisoned...

4 Stars

Dead Cold Brew - A Coffeehouse Mystery, #16

From tea to coffee! This popular series is another that never seems to run out of steam. Claire and her NYPD detective boyfriend are all aglow after his marriage proposal, but the celebration of their engagement is short lived. First their...

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Claws for Concern - Cat in the Stacks Mystery, #9

Charlie Harris is busy enjoying his new grandson when a mysterious man with a connection to Charlie's family starts visiting the library, bringing with him troubling questions about an unsolved murder... Charlie may be a proud new grandfath...

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The Fast and the Furriest - Second Chance Cat Mystery, #5

Sarah Grayson owns Second Chance, a shop that sells lovingly refurbished items, in the charming town of North Harbor, Maine. But she couldn't run the store without the help of her right-hand man, Mac--or her dashing rescue cat, Elvis. Mac's...

5 Stars

Clairvoyant and Present Danger - A Bay Island Psychic Mystery, #3

Cass has always relied on her abilities to guide her, but after communications with a ghost land her in the middle of a murder investigation, she has to wonder if her gifts are really more a curse. Cass knows she is meant to help track down...

4 Stars

Pekoe Most Poison - A Tea Shop Mystery, #18

In this reprint of New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs's latest Tea Shop Mystery, Theodosia Browning attends a "Rat Tea," where the mice will play...at murder. When Indigo Tea Shop owner Theodosia Browning is invited by Doreen Br...

5 Stars

The Hostess With the Ghostess - A Haunted Guesthouse Mystery, #9

EJ Copperman’s engaging series about a woman who runs a guesthouse that has otherworldly residents in addition to mortal guests is back for another instalment! This adventure starts out with Alison Kerby's ghost in residence, Paul, off to s...

5 Stars

Death Below Stairs - A Below Stairs Mystery, #1

Highly sought after cook Kat Holloway takes a position at a Mayfair mansion and soon finds herself immersed in the odd household of the hunky Lord Rankin. She's fine with all the odd residents of the manse as long as they keep out of her ki...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jennifer Ashley
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: Berkley

Dial M for Mousse - An Emergency Dessert Squad Mystery, #3

The Emergency Dessert Squad is back! Winnie Johnson receives a request from Sally Dearfield to make motivational treats for an artist retreat. She pulls out all the stops, but it isn't long before she and her friend run across Dearfield's d...

4 Stars

Twelve Angry Librarians - Cat in the Stacks Mystery, #8

Charlie Harris and his cat Diesel are back in another adventure. This time The Southern Academic Libraries Association is holding their annual meeting at Athena College and Charlie is tasked with delivering the opening speech. To top things...

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A Crime of Poison - A Silver Six Mystery, #3

It’s early October, time for the Fall Folk Art Festival and Bake Sale in Lilyvale, Arkansas. Every business along the town square will benefit from the event, including the craft store run by Leslee Stanton Nix—aka Nixy—and the Silver Six,...

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Comic Sans Murder - A Dangerous Type Mystery

The visit of quirky world-famous horror author Nathan Grimes to Star City is especially thrilling for Clare Henry and her grandfather Chester. As the owners of The Rescued Word, a charming boutique shop in town, Clare and Chester specialize...

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Honey-Baked Homicide - A Down South Café Mystery, #3

Its fall in Winter Garden, Virginia, and business at Amy Flowers’ Down South Café has never been better. So when struggling beekeeper Stuart Landon asks Amy to sell some of his honey, she’s happy to help. The jars of honey are a sweet succe...

4 Stars

Hark the Herald Angels Slay - A Year-Round Christmas Mystery, #3

The town of Rudolph, New York, has the Christmas spirit all year long—but when homicide heats up a summer holiday, it’s up to shop owner Merry Wilkinson to wrap up the case. In Rudolph, Christmas in July heralds Santa’s arrival by boat to b...

5 Stars
  • Author: Vicki Delany
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Berkley

Eaves of Destruction - A Fixer-Upper Mystery, #5

At the annual Victorian Home and Garden Tour, Lighthouse Cove, California’s premier contractor, Shannon Hammer, realizes that the competition is about to turn deadly.... Shannon is in high demand among rival homeowners, who will do anything...

5 Stars

Potions and Pastries - A Magical Bakery Mystery, #7

It’s been exactly two years since Katie and her aunt and uncle opened the Honeybee Bakery, where they serve delicious—and bespelled—treats to the good people of Savannah. After a dinner celebrating the bakery’s anniversary, they all take a...

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Assault and Buttery - A Popcorn Shop Mystery, #3

Repairs are under way at Rebecca Anderson’s gourmet popcorn shop. With production of her tasty treats on hold, Rebecca has plenty of time to read the old diary she discovered hidden in the shop’s walls. It’s a fun peek into her town’s histo...

4 Stars

Not a Creature Was Purring - A Paws & Claws Mystery, #5

Inspired by her German heritage, Holly’s grandmother has arranged for Wagtail to have a Christmas Market packed with goodies and decorations for the howliday tourists. But Holly’s mood takes an unseasonable turn when she learns that her old...

5 Stars

Blackberry Burial - A Berry Basket Mystery, #2

Marlee Jacob has learned a thing or two about surviving the summer tourist season in Oriole Point. So she gladly agrees to help run the annual road rally in honor of the local Blackberry Art School’s centenary celebration. While alumni arri...

4 Stars

Purring around the Christmas Tree - A Pawsitively Organic Mystery

It’s the annual lighting of the tree in Frog’s Ledge. Unfortunately, Santa pulled up in his sleigh, DOA. At first Stan is sure it's Seamus, her boyfriend's uncle, inside the red suit. But the victim turns out to be an employee from the town...

4 Stars

The Chocolate Bunny Brouhaha - Chocoholic Mystery, #16

The approach of Easter means a rush of business at TenHuis Chocolate, and Lee Woodyard and her aunt Nettie need all the help they can get to make their famous chocolate bunnies. Unfortunately, new hire Bunny Birdsong is a klutzy basket case...

4 Stars

Fixing to Die - A Southern Ladies Mystery, #4

It’s autumn down south, and An'gel and Dickce Ducote are in Natchez, Mississippi, at the request of Mary Turner Catlin, the granddaughter of an old friend. Mary and her husband, Henry Howard, live in Cliffwood, one of the beautiful antebell...

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A Room with a Brew - A Brewing Trouble Mystery, #3

Disaster is on tap in this all-new mystery from the author of "Tangled Up in Brew". It's Oktoberfest in Pittsburgh, and brewpub owner Maxine "Max" O'Hara is prepping for a busy month at the Allegheny Brew House. To create the perfect atmosp...

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Familiar Motives - A Witch's Cat Mystery, #3

After learning that she comes from a family of witches—and adopting a familiar named Alistair—artist Annabelle Britton has made beautiful Portsmouth, New Hampshire, her home. Together with her coven, this good witch is trying to put a stop...

4 Stars

A Tale of Two Kitties - Magical Cats, #9

With a well-placed paw on a keyboard or a pointed stare, Kathleen’s two cats, Hercules and Owen, have helped her to solve cases in the past—so she has learned to trust their instincts. But she will need to rely on them more than ever when a...

5 Stars

Hook, Line, and Murder - Murder, She Wrote, #46

In "Hook, Line, and Murder" Jessica enters a fly fishing competition at a nearby lake. Joining her is the sheriff’s wife, Maureen Metzger, who surprises Jess with her enthusiasm for the sport. Their guide, however, is a surprise to both.… B...

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  • Authors: Jessica Fletcher, Donald Bain, Renée Paley-Bain
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Pudding Up With Murder - An Undercover Dish Mystery, #3

Spring is right around the corner, and with the warmer temperatures come plenty of food requests from Lilah Drake's covered-dish clients. Lilah pulls out all the stops with a sweet new casserole for the birthday party of Marcus Cantwell, a...

4 Stars

Crepe Factor - A Scrapbooking Mystery, #14

The holidays are a busy time for scrapbook shop owner Carmela Bertrand—but not so hectic that she doesn’t have time to enjoy browsing the booths at the Winter Market with her best friend, Ava. The last thing the ladies expect to see is a lu...

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

Ghost Times Two - A Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel, #4

Bailey Ruth Raeburn’s latest mission is to guide the spirit of a deceased young man named Jimmy to the next life. But Jimmy is determined to watch over his still-living girlfriend, Megan. As if being haunted by her late boyfriend wasn’t eno...

4 Stars

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, * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

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