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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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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

Murder on Black Swan Lane - A Wrexford & Sloane Mystery, #1

Andrea Penrose sketches a fascinatingly detailed and intricate mystery in this first in a new historical series. I was looking forward to this book from the moment I read the blurb. As a fan of Regencies and mysteries I couldn’t wait to rea...

5 Stars

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

The Sixth Victim - A Constance Piper Mystery, #1

In "The Sixth Victim" the author sets the scene in the year of 1888. The location is a dark and foggy London. You can not be but filled with terror. The notorious killer Jack the Ripper is on the loose. The streets are not safe. In a way th...

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Hot and Badgered - The Honey Badgers

"Hot and Badgered" is an awesome read and a great addition to the family. I was cracking up throughout the whole book. Charlie and her sisters; Max and Stevie are too funny for words but they work well as a team. You can tell when a group h...

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

Lethal Licorice - An Amish Candy Shop Mystery

"Lethal Licorice" is the second book in the Amish Candy Shop Mystery series! It’s about Bailey King, a twentysomething who left her job as head chocolatier in NYC to run her Amish grandparents’ candy shop in Harvest, Ohio. While participati...

5 Stars

Hide and Seek - Vigilance, #1

Desiree Holt knows how to hook her readers! I couldn’t stop turning the pages of "Hide and Seek" once the first few sentences were absorbed. I just couldn’t stop until I found out exactly what was going to happen. Devon Cole is a woman faci...

4 Stars

Murder with Lemon Tea Cakes - A Daisy's Tea Garden Mystery, #1

Murder with Lemon Tea Cakes is the first book in the Daisy's Tea Garden Mystery series. It’s about Daisy Swanson, a widowed mom who becomes worried about her Aunt Iris when she starts dating a wealthy, still married man. When her aunt’s new...

5 Stars

Crust No One - A Bread Shop Mystery

"Crust No One" is the second book in the Bread Shop Mystery series. We meet up again with Ivy Culpepper, the main character, and she’s on the hunt, trying to find the local produce man, which leads her down a wacky and sinister trail. I hav...

5 Stars

What the Dead Leave Behind - Gilded Age Mystery, #1

The historical facts in "What the Dead Leave Behind" seem to be very accurate. And the characters are fascinating. It doesn't take long and you want to know more about them. I loved the gilded era! It was a different time. For the readers o...

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  • Author: Rosemary Simpson
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: Kensington Books

Better Dead - A B&B Spirits Mystery, #1

Pamela Kopfler sets up a new series with this hauntingly entertaining mystery. The start of the B&B Spirits Mystery series has Holly Davis. She is a different heroine. To be completely honest I’m not positive I felt a connection with her. I...

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The Plot Is Murder - Mystery Bookshop, #1

"The Plot Is Murder" is the first book in the Mystery Bookshop series! Samantha Washington finally accomplishes her dream of opening her own mystery bookstore, but while she’s preparing for the grand opening, she’s writing her own cozy myst...

4 Stars

Ditched 4 Murder - Sophie Kimball Mystery, #2

"Ditched 4 Murder" is the second book in the Sophie Kimball Mystery series. Sophie Kimball recently moved from Minnesota to Arizona to work at her friend’s private investigating firm. One of the cases that the firm must investigate is the n...

5 Stars

The Secret, Book & Scone Society - Book 1

"The Secret, Book and Scone Society" is the first book in the Miracle Springs, North Carolina mystery series. Nora Pennington owns Miracle Books—a bookstore where people can share their problems over a scone and hopefully find a book that c...

5 Stars

The Quiche and the Dead - A Pie Town Mystery, #1

"The Quiche and the Dead" is the first book in the Pie Town Mystery series! The main character Valentine Harris, moves to San Nicholas to start a new life with her fiance. Five months later, her relationship is over, but her dream of openin...

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Cremains of the Day - A Tallie Graver Mystery, #1

"Cremains of the Day" is the first book in the Tallie Graver Mystery series! It’s about Tallulah Graver, a woman who marries a wealthy man to get out of the family funeral business. Then, her marriage falls apart and she must clean houses t...

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Blackberry Burial - A Berry Basket Mystery, #2

“Blackberry Burial” is the second book in the Berry Basket Mystery series! I was lucky enough to be able to read the first book early last year and I absolutely loved it. So, I've been dying to get my hands on the second book, and I have to...

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

A Coldwater Warm Hearts Wedding - The Coldwater Series, #2

“A Coldwater Warm Hearts Wedding” by Lexi Eddings is a lovely story about second chances and reputations. The gradual revelations about various secrets that have changed lives and family dynamics are interwoven with the fun descriptions of...

4 Stars

Cicada Summer

I think that “Cicada Summer” by Maureen Leurck is a novel about hope, love, perseverance, starting over, and second chances at life. In more ways than one, Ms. Leurck gives the reader a glimpse at obstacles that can be overcome and the endu...

4 Stars

Home for the Summer

"Home for the Summer", by Holly Chamberlin, is not the light and airy read I thought it would be. I tend to pick books with summer in the title because they are usually fun and uplifting. I do understand that this plot started with a traged...

3 Stars

Every Other Wednesday

Every Other Wednesday, by Susan Kietzman, is all about relationships. Ellie, Alice, and Joan are unique characters who seem to blossom as a group of interactive friends. Alice is the one readers will be most drawn to. Women can relate to at...

4 Stars

Never Too Late

“Never Too Late” is funny, sad, and just an over-all great read. I couldn't put it down and I will be picking it back up after I read book one. The characters make the story in this book. They are full of development and depth and I really...

4 Stars

Mother's Day, Muffins, and Murder - An Ellie Avery Mystery, #10

An outstanding novel from the get go! Lots of action and plenty of time to figure out who killed the school janitor. The ending is sudden, but does tie everything up neatly. Great character development and light-hearted moments also aid in...

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The Unyielding - Call of Crows, #3

Shelly Laurenston's third Call of Crows is back with a bang. Once again we're thrown into the world of Viking Clans with crows, ravens, owls, Norse gods, and all the lot as the world is once again on the brink of Ragnarök. Laurenston has a...

5 Stars

The Unyielding - Call of Crows, #3

Whenever I’m down or just truly want a laugh, I turn to the Call of Crows series. The Unyielding is the third one in the series and boy, it did not disappoint. Since I read the first book I have wanted to know more about Erin Amsel and I go...

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An Extraordinary Union - The Loyal League, #1

“An Extraordinary Union” by Alyssa Cole was a very intriguing book about people of color working with the Union as spies in the South. Ellie Burns, a former slave, has the ability to remember with astonishing accuracy things, conversations,...

4 Stars

Some Kind of Magic - Flirting with Fame, #1

Eden Sinclair had no expectations when she spritzed on some perfume before leaving the lab besides helping out her brother at his gig. So when she ended up hooking up with a totally hot guy in a totally out of character one night stand, Ede...

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  • Author: Mary Ann Marlowe
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Contemporary, Debut Title, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Kensington Books

Kneaded to Death - A Bread Shop Mystery, #1

"Kneaded to Death" is the first book in the Bread Shop mystery series about Ivy Culpepper, a thirtysomething struggling photographer who moves back to her hometown following the tragic death of her mother. Six months later, she’s still grie...

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Death by Chocolate Lab - Lucky Paws Petsitting Mystery, #1

"Death by Chocolate Lab" is about Daphne, a free-spirited pet sitter, who stumbles across the dead body of her sister's ex-boyfriend. With her sister being the prime suspect, Daphne must find the real murderer before her sister goes down fo...

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What Makes a Family

“What Makes a Family” was an okay read for me. Faulkner is such a great author! Her other works have left me breathless and are so relatable! This novel, however, didn't leave me with the same warm and fuzzy feeling as her other novels. The...

3 Stars

The Edge of the Blade - The Uncharted Realms, #2

“The Edge of the Blade” is a great fantasy read! Kennedy gives us a wonderful fantasy with tons of action, adventure, and heart. I was on the edge of my seat the whole time flipping through the pages to find out what was going to happen nex...

4 Stars

How Not to Let Go - The Belhaven Series, #2

“How Not to Let Go” is a great book. It was a wonderful book because it has such beautiful writing. It was a little less passionate than its predecessor, but it is still beautiful in its own way. The reason why I only gave this book four st...

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

Eggnog Murder

"Eggnog Murder" by Leslie Meier, Lee Hollis and Barbara Ross is a collection of three holiday-themed murder mysteries featuring deadly eggnog. The first entry is "Eggnog Murder" featuring Lucy Stone at the center of a mystery with Santas ga...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Leslie Meier, Lee Hollis, Barbara Ross
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, Collections & Anthologies, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Kensington Books

Dying for Strawberries - A Berry Basket Mystery, #1

"Dying for Strawberries" is the first book in the Berry Basket mystery series. Marlee Jacob owns a store called Berry Basket in Oriole Point, Michigan, where she sells berries like strawberries, along with other berry related items like jam...

5 Stars

Wrong for Me - Motor City Royals, #2

“Wrong for Me” is just an amazing book. It’s as great as the first in the series. I really love with how the author continues this story universe. Levi is an ex-con. On the way home he decides that he is going to punish the person who put h...

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First Degree Mudder - A Pacific Northwest Mystery, #4

A great murder mystery from the Pacific Northwest (PNW) comes packed with information about Portland-Vancouver area in particular. This read is full of humor, weird moments, and other typical PNW behavior which clearly illustrates how weird...

4 Stars

No Breaking My Heart - Barefoot William Beach

“No Breaking My Heart” by Kate Angell is a quirky romance with sometimes hilarious interactions between the main characters, Alyn Jane and Halo Todd. There are poignant moments, especially those involving Alyn’s younger brother, Danny, and...

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Firefly Summer

"Firefly Summer" is a contemporary story involving four sisters whose lives were irrevocably changed by the tragic events that occurred in the summer of 1964. Now, as they enter their twilight years, they find their lives are at crossroads,...

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Death by Pumpkin Spice - A Bookstore Café Mystery, #3

Halloween and cozy mysteries...two of my favorite things so this book should have had it in the bag. But it didn't. How could something so right go so very wrong? Unfortunately it went wrong in so many ways... Krissy Hancock, bookstore cafe...

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The Cottage on Pumpkin and Vine

Sweet and romantic, with a little heat here and there, this was a great collection of three stories to put you in the mood for the Halloween season. The Cottage on Pumpkin and Vine features 3 stories, each by a different author. Each story...

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  • Authors: Kate Angell, Jennifer Dawson, Sharla Lovelace
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Kensington Books

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