Tag: cozy mystery

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Easier Dead Than Drawn by Bailee Abbott

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Easier Dead Than Drawn by Bailee Abbott

Posted June 29, 2024 / 8 Comments

EASIER DEAD THAN DRAWN by Bailee Abbott SERIES: Paint By Murder Mysteries #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean with mild language) PUBLISHER: Level Best Books RELEASE DATE: May 7, 2024 PAGES: 277 The Paint by Murder Mystery Series continues! When the town council hires Chloe Abbington’s close friend, famous wall muralist […]




Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Lethal Lake Effect by Lorraine Bartlett

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Lethal Lake Effect by Lorraine Bartlett

Posted June 19, 2024 / 3 Comments

A LETHAL LAKE EFFECT by Lorraine Bartlett SERIES: Victoria Square Mysteries #9 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Moderate Cursing/Crude Language) PUBLISHER: Polaris Press RELEASE DATE: June 6, 2024 PAGES: 306 Things go awry for Katie Bonner when her former mother-in-law, Margo, throws a housewarming party at her lakeside rental and one of […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Clover Covered Corpse by Jackie Layton

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Clover Covered Corpse by Jackie Layton

Posted June 12, 2024 / 12 Comments

CLOVER COVERED CORPSE by Jackie Layton SERIES: Texas Flower Farmer Cozy Mysteries #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Level Best Books RELEASE DATE: May 28, 2024 PAGES: 308 Emma Justice never imagines working at the farmers market on a normal Saturday morning will lead to her second murder investigation. When […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Muffalettas and Murder by Jann Franklin

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Muffalettas and Murder by Jann Franklin

Posted May 26, 2024 / 9 Comments

MUFFALETTAS AND MURDER by Jann Franklin SERIES: Small Town Girl Mysteries #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Christian) PUBLISHER: Rougarou Press RELEASE DATE: January 30, 2023 PAGES: 238 Evangeline Delafose is finding Graisseville, Louisiana just as she remembered—boring and uneventful. Until her brother Nate asks her to help solve a murder. Follow […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Diva Goes Overboard by Krista Davis

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Diva Goes Overboard by Krista Davis

Posted May 14, 2024 / 14 Comments

THE DIVA GOES OVERBOARD by Krista Davis SERIES: A Domestic Diva Mystery #17 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Kensington Cozies RELEASE DATE: May 21, 2024 PAGES: 319 For once, event planner Sophie Winston finds herself a guest at a lavish engagement party, but things go horrifyingly awry when the groom-to-be […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Resort to Murder by Annie McEwen

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Resort to Murder by Annie McEwen

Posted May 11, 2024 / 12 Comments

RESORT TO MURDER by Annie McEwen SERIES: Northwoods Mysteries #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Gemma Halliday Publishing RELEASE DATE: March 26, 2024 PAGES: 260 When Emmy Cooper’s life in Chicago is turned upside down, the young interior designer retreats to her family’s lake cottage resort in the beautiful Wisconsin […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Cornbread, Ribs, and Murder by Proell & Whiteside

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Cornbread, Ribs, and Murder by Proell & Whiteside

Posted May 10, 2024 / 21 Comments

CORNBREAD, RIBS, AND MURDER by Joyce Proell & Brenda Whiteside SERIES: Chocolate Martini Sisters Mystery #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (clean with mild language) PUBLISHER: Independently Published RELEASE DATE: April 30, 2024 PAGES: 314 It’s a rib cookoff…with a recipe for murder. Nicole Earp and Emma Banefield are celebrating another birthday […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): An Escape Goat by Janna Rollins

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): An Escape Goat by Janna Rollins

Posted May 10, 2024 / 10 Comments

AN ESCAPE GOAT by Janna Rollins SERIES: An Zen Goat Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean, but see reviewer’s note) PUBLISHER: Level Best Books RELEASE DATE: March 12, 2024 PAGES: 267 After finding long-lost family through a DNA test, Callie heads to Bobwhite Hollow, New Hampshire, to meet a great-uncle […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Marc Jedel & Pride and Principal

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Marc Jedel & Pride and Principal

Posted May 8, 2024 / 4 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Marc Jedel to the blog today to talk about his new humorous cozy mystery Pride and Principal! PRIDE AND PRINCIPAL by Marc Jedel SERIES: Silicon Valley Mysteries #6 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: BGM Press RELEASE DATE: April 23, 2024 PAGES: 230 The school […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): S.K. Derban & Case of the Bayfront Murder

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): S.K. Derban & Case of the Bayfront Murder

Posted May 7, 2024 / 42 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Case of the Bayfront Murder by S.K Derban, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! CASE OF THE BAYFRONT MURDER by S.K Derban SERIES: A Macaroni on Wheels Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Independently Published RELEASE DATE: March 27, 2024 PAGES: 262 […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Secrets & Scandals by Piper Glendale

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Secrets & Scandals by Piper Glendale

Posted May 4, 2024 / 23 Comments

SECRETS AND SCANDALS by Piper Glendale SERIES: The Gilman Gazette #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean with mild language) PUBLISHER: Primrose Publishing RELEASE DATE: May 17, 2022 PAGES: 250 Emily Delaney, a reporter for one of Hollywood’s hottest gossip magazines, has her world turned upside down when her former journalism mentor […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Three Strikes, You’re Dead by Elena Hartwell

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Three Strikes, You’re Dead by Elena Hartwell

Posted April 24, 2024 / 9 Comments

THREE STRIKES, YOU’RE DEAD by Elena Hartwell SERIES: Eddie Shoes Mysteries #3 GENRE: Private Eye Mystery (Clean with some language) PUBLISHER: Open Road Media RELEASE DATE: March 12, 2024 PAGES: 304 Private investigator Eddie Shoes heads to a resort outside Leavenworth, Washington, for a mother-daughter getaway weekend. Eddie’s mother, Chava, […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Books with Characters On Vacation

Top Ten Tuesday: Books with Characters On Vacation

Posted April 16, 2024 / 41 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 […]