Category: cozy mystery


Top Ten Tuesday: Books with Characters On Vacation

Top Ten Tuesday: Books with Characters On Vacation

Posted April 16, 2024 / 39 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is “Characters I’d Like to go on Vacation With” but I’m tweaking it just a little bit so I don’t have to choose between characters lol. The books on my list today all feature characters on […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Paint Can Kill by Joanna Campbell Slan

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Paint Can Kill by Joanna Campbell Slan

Posted April 10, 2024 / 19 Comments

PAINT CAN KILL by Joanna Campbell Slan SERIES: Cara Mia Delgatto Mysteries #9 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Spot On Publishing RELEASE DATE: December 15, 2023 PAGES: 254 It’s raining outside, and it’s raining inside. Hey, that’s Florida. But as sassy entrepreneur Cara Mia Delgatto watches a van full of […]


April 2024 New Releases

April 2024 New Releases

Posted April 1, 2024 / 4 Comments

And just like that, it’s April! Spring is in the air (and so is the pollen haha) and once again we’re entering into a new month of fabulous new books. Can someone just stop time for a bit so I can read all. the. books? Please? There are 103 titles […]


March 2024 In Review

March 2024 In Review

Posted March 31, 2024 / 8 Comments

Hello, dear readers! I hope you are having a blessed & worshipful Easter weekend. The end of the month means it’s time for my March 2024 in Review post where I look at the books I read and reviewed this past month. I read a lot of mysteries this month, […]



Book Review: The Secret Ingredient to Murder by Terry Ambrose

Book Review: The Secret Ingredient to Murder by Terry Ambrose

Posted March 28, 2024 / 8 Comments

THE SECRET INGREDIENT TO MURDER by Terry Ambrose SERIES: Seaside Cove Bed & Breakfast Mysteries #8 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Independently Published RELEASE DATE: March 28, 2024 PAGES: 323 In Seaside Cove, every truffle has a dark side. The peaceful paradise of Seaside Cove gets a rude awakening when […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): T.C. LoTempio & Cats, Carats and Killers

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): T.C. LoTempio & Cats, Carats and Killers

Posted March 25, 2024 / 19 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author T.C. LoTempio to the blog today to talk about her new cozy mystery Cats, Carats and Killers! CATS, CARATS AND KILLERS by T.C. LoTempio SERIES: Urban Tails Pet Shop Mysteries #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Beyond the Page Publishing RELEASE DATE: March 19, […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Erica Wynters & Poppies, Perils, and Poison

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Erica Wynters & Poppies, Perils, and Poison

Posted March 22, 2024 / 11 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Erica Wynters to the blog today to talk about her new cozy mystery Poppies, Perils, and Poison – and to share an excerpt! POPPIES, PERILS, AND POISON by Erica Wynters SERIES: Camelot Flowers Mysteries #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Gemma Halliday Publishing RELEASE DATE: […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Mayhem in Circulation by Leah Dobrinska

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Mayhem in Circulation by Leah Dobrinska

Posted March 22, 2024 / 19 Comments

MAYHEM IN CIRCULATION by Leah Dobrinska SERIES: Larkspur Library Mysteries #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Level Best Books RELEASE DATE: December 5, 2023 PAGES: 292 Librarian Greta Plank is hard at work planning and preparing for Larkspur’s Fall Festival and regional tourism showcase which, if successful, will be a […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): One Dead, Two to Go by Elena Hartwell

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): One Dead, Two to Go by Elena Hartwell

Posted March 21, 2024 / 9 Comments

ONE DEAD, TWO TO GO by Elena Hartwell SERIES: Eddie Shoes Mysteries #1 GENRE: Private Eye Mystery (Clean with some language) PUBLISHER: Open Road Media RELEASE DATE: March 12, 2024 PAGES: 258 Private Investigator Edwina “Eddie Shoes” Schultz’s most recent job has her parked outside a seedy Bellingham hotel, photographing […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Battered & Buried by Lena Gregory

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Battered & Buried by Lena Gregory

Posted March 20, 2024 / 33 Comments

BATTERED AND BURIED by Lena Gregory SERIES: An All-Day Breakfast Cafe Mystery #7 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Beyond the Page RELEASE DATE: March 19, 2024 PAGES: 241 The best-laid plans may go awry, but the best-laid clues could frame a man for murder . . . Never one to […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Peril in Pink by Sydney Leigh

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Peril in Pink by Sydney Leigh

Posted March 15, 2024 / 8 Comments

PERIL IN PINK by Sydney Leigh SERIES: A Hudson Valley B&B Mystery GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane RELEASE DATE: March 19, 2024 PAGES: 301 Everything is coming up rosé for innkeeper Jess Byrne until a murder on opening weekend gives her B&B’s killer vibe a whole new meaning. […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Wilderness Trap by Jodi Linton

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Wilderness Trap by Jodi Linton

Posted March 8, 2024 / 11 Comments

THE WILDERNESS TRAP by Jodi Lenton SERIES: Southwest Exposure Mysteries GENRE: Cozy Mystery (some strong language) PUBLISHER: Independently Published RELEASE DATE: February 28, 2024 PAGES: 164 Explore nature in Bushwhack, where the outdoors are wild, the tourists are clueless, and murder is the new adventure. Andie Sullivan never thought her […]


March 2024 New Releases

March 2024 New Releases

Posted March 2, 2024 / 2 Comments

Did March come in like a lamb or a lion for you yesterday? I’m not sure which one applies to Georgia but whichever one it was, was soggy! Once again, we’re at the precipice of another month with so many marvelous books that I want to read! There are 104 […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Double Scoop of Murder by Lena Gregory

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Double Scoop of Murder by Lena Gregory

Posted March 1, 2024 / 22 Comments

DOUBLE SCOOP OF MURDER by Lena Gregory SERIES: Coffee & Cream Cafe Mysteries #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Gemma Halliday Publishing RELEASE DATE: February 27, 2024 PAGES: 214 From author Lena Gregory comes a hunt for more than just treasure… Danika Delany is loving running her uncle’s old fashioned […]


February 2024 In Review

February 2024 In Review

Posted February 29, 2024 / 12 Comments

Happy Leap Day! We are just moving through the year, aren’t we? It’s time once again for the monthly post where I look at the books I read and reviewed in that time period. A February 2024 in Review post, if you will pardon the pun. Not surprisingly, I read […]