Category: cozy mystery

New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2020 Amish Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2020 Amish Fiction

Posted August 29, 2020 / 6 Comments

Yay for the weekend! We’re continuing our week-long preview of the fabulous books releasing from September-December 2020. Today we’re looking at Late 2020 Amish Fiction New Releases. Here is the schedule of posts for the week so you can zero in on your fave genre! Wednesday: Contemporary Fiction (non-Amish & […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2020 Mystery & Suspense Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2020 Mystery & Suspense Fiction

Posted August 28, 2020 / 9 Comments

Hi reader friends! We’re continuing our week-long preview of the fabulous books releasing from September-December 2020. Today we’re looking at my fave genre – Late 2020 Mystery & Suspense New Releases. Here is the schedule of posts for the week so you can zero in on your fave genre! Wednesday: […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death at High Tide by Hannah Dennison

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death at High Tide by Hannah Dennison

Posted August 15, 2020 / 7 Comments

DEATH AT HIGH TIDE SERIES: Island Sisters Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Minotaur Books RELEASE DATE: August 18, 2020 PAGES: 304 In the first installment in the delightful Island Sisters series, two sisters inherit an old hotel in the remote Isles of Scilly off the coast of Cornwall and […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Peachy Scream by Anna Gerard

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Peachy Scream by Anna Gerard

Posted August 13, 2020 / 9 Comments

PEACHY SCREAM SERIES: Georgia B&B #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane Books RELEASE DATE: August 11, 2020 PAGES: 320 To die or not to die? Georgia B&B proprietor Nina Fleet struts and frets to bring the curtain down on a Shakespearean actor’s killer. It’s nothing short of inevitable that […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Key Lime Crime by Lucy Burdette

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Key Lime Crime by Lucy Burdette

Posted August 12, 2020 / 7 Comments

THE KEY LIME CRIME SERIES: Key West Food Critic Mystery #10 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane Books RELEASE DATE: August 11, 2020 PAGES: 320 National bestselling author Lucy Burdette’s tenth Key West Food Critic mystery is piping hot with pie-enthusiasts and murder suspects. When a fierce rivalry between key […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Behind the Frame by Tracy Gardner

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Behind the Frame by Tracy Gardner

Posted August 11, 2020 / 15 Comments

BEHIND THE FRAME SERIES: A Shepherd Sisters Mystery #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Hallmark Publishing RELEASE DATE: August 11, 2020 PAGES: 360 When art in the park leads to murder in the dark, the Shepherd sisters have another crime to solve. Savanna Shepherd, an art expert turned elementary art teacher, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Tea & Treachery by Vicki Delany

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Tea & Treachery by Vicki Delany

Posted July 29, 2020 / 25 Comments

TEA & TREACHERY by Vicki Delany SERIES: Tea by the Sea Mysteries #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: July 28, 2020 PAGES: 304 In this charming new cozy mystery series from nationally bestselling author, Vicki Delany, a New York City expat-turned-Cape Cod tea shop owner must solve the […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Derailed by Mary Keliikoa

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Derailed by Mary Keliikoa

Posted July 27, 2020 / 17 Comments

DERAILED by Mary Keliikoa SERIES: PI Kelly Pruett #1 GENRE: Mystery / Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Epicenter Press RELEASE DATE: May 12, 2020 PAGES: 232 A dying wish. A secret world. Can this grieving investigator stay on the right track? PI Kelly Pruett is determined to make it on her own. […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Larceny at the Library by Colleen J. Shogan

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Larceny at the Library by Colleen J. Shogan

Posted July 18, 2020 / 13 Comments

LARCENY AT THE LIBRARY SERIES: Washington Whodunit #6 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Epicenter Press RELEASE DATE: July 14, 2020 PAGES: 202 Congressional staffer Kit Marshall is excited to attend a historic event displaying the contents of Abraham Lincoln’s pockets the night he was assassinated at the Library of Congress. The […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway)!: Still Knife Painting by Cheryl Hollon

Book Review (and a Giveaway)!: Still Knife Painting by Cheryl Hollon

Posted July 11, 2020 / 8 Comments

STILL KNIFE PAINTING SERIES: A Paint and Shine Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: June 30, 2020 PAGES: 304 Miranda Trent has set up a sweet life in a scenic corner of Appalachia–until she stumbles across the trail of a killer . . . After inheriting her […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Marissa Shrock & Deadly Hideaway

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Marissa Shrock & Deadly Hideaway

Posted July 1, 2020 / 7 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Marissa Shrock to the blog today to chat about her new mystery Deadly Hideaway! Marissa Shrock is a survivor of many awkward blind dates and many years of teaching middle school. Both provide excellent inspiration for her fictional yarns. Since childhood, she’s loved to read […]


First Line Friday (week 197): The Case of the Beleaguered Bride

First Line Friday (week 197): The Case of the Beleaguered Bride

Posted June 12, 2020 / 15 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Friday, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of The Case of the Beleaguered Bride by Debra E. Marvin! and […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sprinkles of Suspicion by Kim Davis

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sprinkles of Suspicion by Kim Davis

Posted June 10, 2020 / 17 Comments

SPRINKLES OF SUSPICION SERIES: Cupcake Catering Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Cinnamon & Sugar Press RELEASE DATE: June 2, 2020 PAGES: 269 One glass of cheap California chardonnay cost Emory Gosser Martinez her husband, her job, and her best friend. Unfortunately, that was only the beginning of her troubles. […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Study of Secrets by Cynthia Kuhn

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Study of Secrets by Cynthia Kuhn

Posted June 6, 2020 / 9 Comments

THE STUDY OF SECRETS SERIES: Lila Maclean Academic Mystery #5 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Henery Press RELEASE DATE: May 26, 2020 PAGES: 242 There could be nowhere more fitting for English professor Lila Maclean to spend her sabbatical than in a proper Victorian mansion. The whimsical Callahan House seems to […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Hit and Mist by Marc Jedel

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Hit and Mist by Marc Jedel

Posted June 1, 2020 / 7 Comments

HIT AND MIST SERIES: A Silicon Valley Mystery #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: BGM Press RELEASE DATE: May 8, 2020 PAGES: 213 He is determined to prove his friend innocent of homicide. He may make things worse … When Marty’s surfer-dude pal is arrested for murder, he must squeeze his […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Suzanne Trauth & Killing Time

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Suzanne Trauth & Killing Time

Posted May 26, 2020 / 4 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Suzanne Trauth to the blog today, chatting about her new cozy mystery Killing Time and how her readers have influenced the Dodie O’Dell series! KILLING TIME SERIES: A Dodie O’Dell Mystery #6 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Lyrical Press RELEASE DATE: June 2, 2020 PAGES: […]


First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): Secrets of the Treasure King

First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): Secrets of the Treasure King

Posted May 22, 2020 / 13 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Friday, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of Secrets of the Treasure King by Terry Ambrose. and the first […]


Book Review: Murder in the Wine Country by Janet Finsilver

Book Review: Murder in the Wine Country by Janet Finsilver

Posted May 20, 2020 / 1 Comment

MURDER IN THE WINE COUNTRY SERIES: A Kelly Jackson Mystery #6 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Lyrical Underground RELEASE DATE: April 28, 2020 PAGES: 178 Weeding out killers wasn’t part of the job description… Kelly Jackson, manager of the Redwood Cove Bed and Breakfast, is excited to participate in an event […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette

Posted May 18, 2020 / 15 Comments

A DEADLY INSIDE SCOOP SERIES: An Ice Cream Parlor Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley Books RELEASE DATE: May 12, 2020 PAGES: 384 This book kicks off a charming cozy mystery series set in an ice cream shop–with a fabulous cast of quirky characters. Recent MBA grad Bronwyn Crewse […]