Category: cozy mystery

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Address to Die For by Mary Feliz

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Address to Die For by Mary Feliz

Posted July 29, 2016 / 16 Comments

For professional organizer Maggie McDonald, moving her family into a new home should be the perfect organizational challenge. But murder was definitely not on the to-do list . . . Maggie McDonald has a penchant for order that isn’t confined to her clients’ closets, kitchens, and sock drawers. As she […]



Book Review: The Cantaloupe Thief by Deb Richardson-Moore

Book Review: The Cantaloupe Thief by Deb Richardson-Moore

Posted July 18, 2016 / 0 Comments

Branigan Powers knows a good story when she sees one—and the ten-year-old cold case of wealthy Alberta Grambling Resnick’s murder definitely makes the cut. Resnick was stabbed in her home after she let it slip that she was planning to change her will. There are plenty of suspects in the […]


Book Review: Murder Mezzo Forte by Donn Taylor

Book Review: Murder Mezzo Forte by Donn Taylor

Posted July 8, 2016 / 6 Comments

He is a reclusive history professor with musical hallucinations. . . She a headstrong professor of religion, a converted Wiccan. Earlier, they solved a campus murder, but now police say they formed two-thirds of an illicit love triangle with a newly-murdered female colleague and they’re probably guilty of her murder. A […]


Cozy Mystery Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Lyrical Press

Cozy Mystery Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Lyrical Press

Posted June 23, 2016 / 12 Comments

Welcome to my stop on Goddess Fish Promotions‘ Lyrical Press cozy mystery blitz & giveaway tour! Today, I am spotlighting Murder at the Mansion by Janet Finsilver and Tea Cups and Carnage by Lynn Cahoon. The authors are awarding a digital copy of both books to a randomly drawn winner […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fixin to Die by Tonya Kappes

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fixin to Die by Tonya Kappes

Posted June 20, 2016 / 11 Comments

Sheriff Kenni Lowry likes to think the zero crime rate in her small town in Kentucky is due to her being sheriff, but quickly discovers her grandfather’s ghost, who happened to be the town’s retired sheriff, has been scaring off any would be crime. Poppa has come back from the […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Mrs. Odboddy Hometown Patriot by Elaine Faber

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Mrs. Odboddy Hometown Patriot by Elaine Faber

Posted June 16, 2016 / 14 Comments

Since the onset of WWII, Agnes Agatha Odboddy, hometown patriot and self-appointed scourge of the underworld, suspects conspiracies around every corner…stolen ration books, German spies running amuck, and a possible Japanese invasion off the California coast. This seventy-year-old, model citizen would set the world aright if she could get Chief […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Calamity Cafe by Gayle Leeson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Calamity Cafe by Gayle Leeson

Posted June 8, 2016 / 35 Comments

First in a new cozy mystery series featuring Southern cooking that is to die for. Aspiring chef and small-town Virginia native Amy Flowers is ready to open her own café offering old-fashioned Southern food. But her dream may go up in smoke when someone kills the competition… Tired of waiting […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Haunting Me by Nikki LeClair

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Haunting Me by Nikki LeClair

Posted June 7, 2016 / 3 Comments

Imagine this; Your life is almost perfect, you have a stable job, a loving handsome boyfriend, great friends…then imagine being run over by a hot-dog cart on the day of your engagement, and waking up with a small concussion. And the ability to see Ghosts. Well, one ghost essentially; A […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Eclair and Present Danger by Laura Bradford

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Eclair and Present Danger by Laura Bradford

Posted June 6, 2016 / 11 Comments

The first book in the delicious new Emergency Dessert Squad Mystery series from national bestselling author Laura Bradford. With her rent rising faster than her pie crust, bakery owner Winnie Johnson had hoped to be rescued by an inheritance from her wealthy friend and neighbor Gertrude Redenbacher. Instead all she […]


Book Review: Sister Eve and the Blue Nun by Lynne Hinton

Book Review: Sister Eve and the Blue Nun by Lynne Hinton

Posted June 4, 2016 / 3 Comments

After a murder at the monastery, Sister Eve may need a miracle if she is to prove a dear friend isn’t a cold-blooded killer. Sister Eve, a motorcycle-riding nun with a natural (or is it supernatural?) gift for solving murders returns to the enclave she once called home and quickly […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Big Hair and Buttermilk Pie by Lori Stacy

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Big Hair and Buttermilk Pie by Lori Stacy

Posted June 1, 2016 / 23 Comments

Mandy Hemphill is living her dream, running the successful Rose Cottage Cafe in Orchardville, Texas, from the ground floor of a converted, old—and possibly haunted—downtown home. She even had plans to grow her business with a new outdoor patio…if only the mayor wouldn’t have turned her down. So when the […]



Book Review: Death at a Fixer Upper by Sarah Hobart

Book Review: Death at a Fixer Upper by Sarah Hobart

Posted May 19, 2016 / 1 Comment

In Sarah T. Hobart’s wickedly funny and fast-paced Home Sweet Home mystery series, small-town real estate agent Sam Turner discovers it’s bad for business when her clients keep dropping dead. Newly armed with her real estate license, Sam Turner loves Arlinda, her quirky seaside hometown in Northern California. But life […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Without a Doubt by Nancy Cole Silverman

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Without a Doubt by Nancy Cole Silverman

Posted May 7, 2016 / 10 Comments

As radio reporter Carol Childs investigates a series of Beverly Hills jewelry heists, she realizes her FBI boyfriend, Eric, is working the same case. Even worse, she may have inadvertently helped the suspect escape. The situation intensifies when the suspect calls the radio station during a live broadcast, baiting Carol […]


Review: A Fool and His Monet by Sandra Orchard

Review: A Fool and His Monet by Sandra Orchard

Posted April 5, 2016 / 3 Comments

Sketchy politics and a palette of lies can’t stop Serena Jones from exposing the mastermind behind the daring theft of a priceless work of art Serena Jones has a passion for recovering lost and stolen art–one that’s surpassed only by her zeal to uncover the truth about the art thief […]




Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder on Wheels by Lynn Cahoon

Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder on Wheels by Lynn Cahoon

Posted February 11, 2016 / 9 Comments

Murder on Wheels is the first book I’ve read by Lynn Cahoon. It will not be my last. In fact, while I did perfectly fine reading this sixth book in the Tourist Trap Mystery series without having read the previous installments, I am definitely going to go back and read from book one. Why? Because Murder on Wheels is everything I love about the cozy mystery genre.