Category: cozy mystery

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Cold Brew Corpse by Tara Lush

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Cold Brew Corpse by Tara Lush

Posted January 15, 2022 / 19 Comments

COLD BREW CORPSE by Tara Lush SERIES: A Coffee Lover’s Mystery #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane Books RELEASE DATE: December 7, 2021 PAGES: 315 Espresso bar owner Lana Lewis returns in Tara Lush’s second Coffee Lover’s mystery, a stimulating read that fans of Cleo Coyle and Laura Childs […]



Book Review: Where the Light Shines Through by Kathleen Bailey

Book Review: Where the Light Shines Through by Kathleen Bailey

Posted December 6, 2021 / 6 Comments

WHERE THE LIGHT SHINES THROUGH by Kathleen Bailey SERIES: An Olivia Penn Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Rhino Publishing LLC RELEASE DATE: November 30, 2021 PAGES: 330 Castle meets Clue in this fun, fast-paced, fresh take on the cozy mystery. Olivia’s syndicated advice column is about solving problems … […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Killer Words by V.M. Burns

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Killer Words by V.M. Burns

Posted December 5, 2021 / 2 Comments

KILLER WORDS by V.M. Burns SERIES: Mystery Bookshop #7 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: November 30, 2021 PAGES: 257 Bookstore owner and mystery writer Samantha Washington comes to the aid of the cop who once arrested her own grandmother . . .   Sam and Nana Jo are […]







Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death on the Shelf by Allison Brook

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death on the Shelf by Allison Brook

Posted November 10, 2021 / 14 Comments

DEATH ON THE SHELF by Allison Brook SERIES: Haunted Library Mysteries #5 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane RELEASE DATE: November 9, 2021 PAGES: 320 Librarian Carrie Singleton sleuths a murder at her best friend’s wedding in Agatha Award nominee Allison Brook’s fifth Haunted Library mystery. Clover Ridge librarian Carrie […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): An Eggnog to Die For by Amy Pershing

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): An Eggnog to Die For by Amy Pershing

Posted November 8, 2021 / 23 Comments

AN EGGNOG TO DIE FOR SERIES: Cape Cod Foodie Mystery #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley Books RELEASE DATE: November 9, 2021 PAGES: 318 Christmas is coming to Cape Cod, but when Sam Barnes finds a very dead Santa in a very hip restaurant, it’s up to her to sift out suspects […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Trouble Brewing by Heather Day Gilbert

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Trouble Brewing by Heather Day Gilbert

Posted October 30, 2021 / 9 Comments

TROUBLE BREWING SERIES: Barks & Beans Cafe Cozy Mystery #5 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Woodhaven Press RELEASE DATE: October 18, 2021 PAGES: 200 Welcome to the Barks & Beans Cafe, a quaint place where folks pet shelter dogs while enjoying a cup of java…and where murder sometimes pays a visit. […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Some Of My Fave Ghost Stories

Top Ten Tuesday: Some Of My Fave Ghost Stories

Posted October 25, 2021 / 19 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is a Halloween freebie, so I decided to talk about some of my fave ghost stories. Now, as a Christian, I don’t believe that human souls remain lost between worlds, haunting the earthly realm. However, I love magical realism in my stories […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Mistletoe Cake Murder by Lena Gregory

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Mistletoe Cake Murder by Lena Gregory

Posted October 22, 2021 / 15 Comments

MISTLETOE CAKE MURDER SERIES: All-Day Breakfast Cafe Mystery #6 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Lyrical Press RELEASE DATE: October 12, 2021 PAGES: 219 ’Tis the season for celebrating when Gia Morelli’s holidays include both a wedding and yuletide festivities. Until someone naughty delivers a most unwanted Christmas gift—murder. . .   […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Death by Chance by Abigail Keam

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Death by Chance by Abigail Keam

Posted October 20, 2021 / 6 Comments

DEATH BY CHANCE SERIES: A Josiah Reynolds Mystery #16 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Worker Bee Press RELEASE DATE: October 18, 2021 PAGES: 174 FIVE STARS! “Abigail Keam has written a fresh and entertaining story. Her well-developed mystery has many avenues to explore, but it all comes together well with surprise […]





Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Perfect Bind by Dorothy St. James

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Perfect Bind by Dorothy St. James

Posted October 2, 2021 / 16 Comments

A PERFECT BIND SERIES: Beloved Bookworm Mystery #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley RELEASE DATE: September 28, 2021 PAGES: 304 Librarian Tru Beckett, ardent defender of the printed word, is about to find out that keeping murder checked out of her beloved library is much harder than she thought… Tru […]