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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

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

Pekoe Most Poison - A Tea Shop Mystery, #18

In the latest outing from author Laura Childs, Theodosia Browning is invited by Doreen Briggs, one of Charleston’s most prominent hostesses, to a “Rat Tea,” she is understandably intrigued. As servers dressed in rodent costumes and wearing...

5 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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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: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: 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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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

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

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

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