Tag: cozy mystery

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fishing For Trouble by Elizabeth Logan

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fishing For Trouble by Elizabeth Logan

Posted November 27, 2020 / 2 Comments

FISHING FOR TROUBLE SERIES: Alaskan Diner Mystery #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley Books RELEASE DATE: November 24, 2020 PAGES: 304 Something fishy is going on at a local seafood processing plant, and Charlie Cooke is on the hook to solve the case in this new Alaskan Diner Mystery. Summer […]


Book Review: To Fetch a Villain by Ormerod, Hudgins, Inge & Weidner

Book Review: To Fetch a Villain by Ormerod, Hudgins, Inge & Weidner

Posted November 24, 2020 / 5 Comments

TO FETCH A VILLAIN: Four Fun “Tails” of Miscreants & Murder SERIES: Mutt Mysteries #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Bay Breeze Books RELEASE DATE: November 3, 2020 PAGES: 244 Old dogs and new tricks abound in TO FETCH A VILLAIN, the third installment in the Mutt Mysteries series. Each of […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Crime in Cornwall by Emma Dakin

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Crime in Cornwall by Emma Dakin

Posted November 21, 2020 / 9 Comments

CRIME IN CORNWALL SERIES: British Book Tour Mysteries #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Camel Press RELEASE DATE: October 13, 2020 PAGES: 228 Claire Barclay’s peace is abruptly disturbed by the plea from her annoying neighbor to deal with a body in his garden. Patrick, a London publisher, is not her […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Spawning Suspicion by Maggie Toussaint

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Spawning Suspicion by Maggie Toussaint

Posted November 17, 2020 / 8 Comments

SPAWNING SUSPICION SERIES: A Seafood Caper Mystery #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Muddle House Publishing RELEASE DATE: November 9, 2020 PAGES: 293 The death of island playboy Curtis Marlin doesn’t register on busy caterer River Holloway’s radar…that is, until her brother and his girlfriend are arrested for the former athlete’s […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Cat Conundrum by Mollie Hunt

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Cat Conundrum by Mollie Hunt

Posted November 17, 2020 / 12 Comments

CAT CONUNDRUM SERIES: Crazy Cat Lady Mysteries #7 GENRE: Cozy Mystery RELEASE DATE: October 29, 2020 PAGES: 292 A locked room. A dead man. The cat is the only witness, and he isn’t talking. Locked-room murders are being committed in sleepy little Long Beach, Washington. As to the killer, Sheriff […]




Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Jackie Layton & Bag of Bones

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Jackie Layton & Bag of Bones

Posted October 29, 2020 / 39 Comments

I am delighted to welcome Jackie Layton to the blog today to chat about her new cozy mystery, Bag of Bones, which releases tomorrow! Jackie Layton has always lived in the southeast United States. Kentucky, Georgia, and now South Carolina. She loves living in the low country and often can’t […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Some of My Fave Halloween Themed Cozy Mysteries

Top Ten Tuesday: Some of My Fave Halloween Themed Cozy Mysteries

Posted October 27, 2020 / 5 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s topic for Top Ten Tuesday is a Halloween freebie, and while I’m not a huge fan of this particular holiday, it does always make me want to curl up with a good spooky mystery – whether it be a cozy or more suspenseful. So I thought I’d […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Paws for Concern by Amy Hueston

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Paws for Concern by Amy Hueston

Posted October 23, 2020 / 20 Comments

PAWS FOR CONCERN SERIES: A Canine Confections Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Donelson Press RELEASE DATE: August 22, 2020 PAGES: 264 Life is good for Samantha Armstrong. She left her cheating boyfriend, settled into her cozy cottage on her Aunt Mary’s Palm Beach estate and is finally opening Canine […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Danny Pelfrey & Solid Ground

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Danny Pelfrey & Solid Ground

Posted October 16, 2020 / 13 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Danny Pelfrey to the blog today to talk about his new mystery, Solid Ground, which he wrote with his wife Wanda. Danny Pelfrey is an author who writes in several genres. His first book ONE-WAY CHOICES IN A WRONG-WAY WORLD and a recent work, WHATEVER […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Waffle Lot of Murder by Lena Gregory

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Waffle Lot of Murder by Lena Gregory

Posted October 12, 2020 / 27 Comments

A WAFFLE LOT OF MURDER SERIES: All-Day Breakfast Cafe Mystery #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Lyrical Press RELEASE DATE: October 6, 2020 PAGES: 208 For diner owner Gia Morelli, her seasonal fall menu calls for two main ingredients—maple syrup and murder . . . While the first hints of autumn […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): On Borrowed Crime by Kate Young

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): On Borrowed Crime by Kate Young

Posted October 5, 2020 / 20 Comments

ON BORROWED CRIME SERIES: A Jane Doe Book Club Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane Books RELEASE DATE: October 6, 2020 PAGES: 311 A shoe-in read for fans of Ellery Adams and Kate Carlisle, On Borrowed Crime is the first in Kate Young’s new Georgia-set, sweet tea filled, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Cake Popped Off by Kim Davis

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Cake Popped Off by Kim Davis

Posted October 3, 2020 / 33 Comments

CAKE POPPED OFF SERIES: Cupcake Catering Mystery #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Cinnamon & Sugar Press RELEASE DATE: September 22, 2020 PAGES: 295 Cupcake caterer Emory Martinez is hosting a Halloween bash alongside her octogenarian employer, Tillie. With guests dressed in elaborate costumes, the band is rocking, the cocktails are […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Mistletoe, Moussaka, and Murder by Tina Kashian

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Mistletoe, Moussaka, and Murder by Tina Kashian

Posted October 1, 2020 / 16 Comments

MISTLETOE, MOUSSAKA, AND MURDER SERIES: Kebab Kitchen Mystery #5 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: September 29, 2020 PAGES: 336 Not even her impending nuptials can keep Lucy Berberian, manager of her family-owned Kebab Kitchen, from the Jersey Shore’s annual Polar Bear Plunge. But her dive into the icy […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Funeral Murder by Nancy Lynn Jarvis

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Funeral Murder by Nancy Lynn Jarvis

Posted September 24, 2020 / 7 Comments

THE FUNERAL MURDER SERIES: PIP Inc. #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Good Read Mysteries RELEASE DATE: September 12, 2020 PAGES: 248 In The Glass House, the first book in the PIP Inc. Mysteries series, Pat Pirard, recently downsized Santa Cruz Law Librarian, needed to find a new job in a […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder in Devil’s Cove by Melissa Bourbon

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder in Devil’s Cove by Melissa Bourbon

Posted September 21, 2020 / 18 Comments

MURDER IN DEVIL’S COVE SERIES: A Book Magic Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Lake House Press RELEASE DATE: September 22, 2020 PAGES: 306 Two best-selling authors, one magical universe. In the Book Magic Mystery Series, best-selling authors Melissa Bourbon and Wendy Lyn Watson bring you the story of cousins […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): 15 Minutes of Flame by Christin Brecher

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): 15 Minutes of Flame by Christin Brecher

Posted September 19, 2020 / 12 Comments

15 MINUTES OF FLAME SERIES: Nantucket Candle Maker Mystery #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: August 25, 2020 PAGES: 304 As Stella Wright’s Nantucket candle store thrives, her knack for solving mysteries burns equally bright–especially when a Halloween haunted house uncovers evidence of a centuries-old murder . . […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Checked Out For Murder by Allison Brook

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Checked Out For Murder by Allison Brook

Posted September 16, 2020 / 9 Comments

CHECKED OUT FOR MURDER SERIES: Haunted Library Mysteries #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane Books RELEASE DATE: September 8, 2020 PAGES: 320 Carrie Singleton and Evelyn the ghost sleuth the slayings of a starlet and a star-crossed psychic in Agatha Award nominee Allison Brook’s fourth Haunted Library mystery. Daphne […]