Tag: cozy mystery

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder’s No Votive Confidence by Christin Brecher

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder’s No Votive Confidence by Christin Brecher

Posted July 17, 2019 / 7 Comments

Murder’s No Votive Confidence SERIES: Nantucket Candle Maker Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: June 25, 2019 PAGES: 400 Nantucket candle store owner Stella Wright specializes in creating unique candles for every occasion. But someone sets the stage for murder when a Memorial Day celebration becomes a […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Peach Clobbered by Anna Gerard

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Peach Clobbered by Anna Gerard

Posted July 16, 2019 / 7 Comments

Peach Clobbered SERIES: A Georgia B&B Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane Books RELEASE DATE: July 9, 2019 PAGES: 262 What’s black and white and dead all over? Georgia bed and breakfast proprietor Nina Fleet finds out when she comes across a corpse in a penguin costume. Nina […]


Top Ten Tuesday: My Auto-Buy Authors

Top Ten Tuesday: My Auto-Buy Authors

Posted July 16, 2019 / 17 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s Top Ten Tuesday theme is our auto-buy authors, those authors whose books you add to your Amazon cart as soon as they are available for pre-order. Now, if I were to talk about my Christian Fiction authors, this list would easily be 100 authors long. And while […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Guilty as Charred by Devon Delaney

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Guilty as Charred by Devon Delaney

Posted July 13, 2019 / 3 Comments

Guilty as Charred SERIES: A Cook-Off Mystery #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: June 25, 2019 PAGES: 304 Sherry Oliveri has attained celebrity status after winning the America’s Good Taste Recipe Contest with her delectable New England Crab Cake Sliders. But now that she’s back home in Connecticut, […]


Top Ten Tuesday: My Fave Amateur Sleuths

Top Ten Tuesday: My Fave Amateur Sleuths

Posted July 9, 2019 / 27 Comments

Happy Tuesday! And welcome to Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Today’s topic is a character freebie (anything we want), so I decided to build on my series of suspense/mystery posts the past few weeks & talk about some of my favorite amateur sleuths!   amateur sleuths […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Cuppa Trouble by Angela Ruth Strong

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Cuppa Trouble by Angela Ruth Strong

Posted June 28, 2019 / 9 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour & Giveaway for A Cuppa Trouble by Angela Ruth Strong, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: A Cuppa Trouble Series: The CafFUNated Mysteries #2 Author: Angela Ruth Strong Publisher: Mountain Brook Ink Release Date: July 1, 2019 Genre: Inspirational Cozy Mystery Can a […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Strangled Eggs & Ham by Maddie Day

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Strangled Eggs & Ham by Maddie Day

Posted June 27, 2019 / 7 Comments

SERIES: A Country Store Mystery #6 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: June 25, 2019 PAGES: 304 Robbie Jordan’s rustic country store is growing in popularity. But when a dead body appears, it turns out that Robbie’s home-style cooking attracts hungry customers—and murder! While Robbie scrambles through breakfast orders […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death by Dissertation by Kelly Brakenhoff

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death by Dissertation by Kelly Brakenhoff

Posted June 26, 2019 / 10 Comments

SERIES: Cassandra Soto Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Emerald Prairie Press RELEASE DATE: April 22, 2019 PAGES: 355 Ambitious Cassandra Sato traded her life in Hawai’i for a dream position as Student Affairs VP at Morton College in tiny Carson, Nebraska. She expected the Midwestern church casseroles, land-locked cornfields, […]




Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lynn Cahoon & Sconed to Death

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lynn Cahoon & Sconed to Death

Posted May 29, 2019 / 20 Comments

I am delighted today to welcome one of my fave cozy mystery authors to the blog! Lynn Cahoon is here to chat about her new Cat Latimer novel which released yesterday – Sconed to Death (don’t you love that title?!?) Lynn Cahoon is the award-winning author of several NYT and […]




Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Connie Berry & A Dream of Death

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Connie Berry & A Dream of Death

Posted April 24, 2019 / 22 Comments

You may have read my glowing review last week of A Dream of Death by Connie Berry. The more I know about this author, the more I like her and I highly recommend you start following her Kate Hamilton Mystery series! Connie Berry was born in Wisconsin to second-generation immigrants from […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Wed, Read and Dead by V.M. Burns

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Wed, Read and Dead by V.M. Burns

Posted April 23, 2019 / 5 Comments

SERIES: Mystery Bookshop #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: April 30, 2019 PAGES: 272 Bookstore owner Samantha Washington sells and solves mysteries in North Harbor, Michigan—including the murder of her mother’s wedding planner . . . Sam’s mother can’t wait to wed her wealthy beau, Harold Robertson. The […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sifting Through Clues by Daryl Wood Gerber

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sifting Through Clues by Daryl Wood Gerber

Posted April 15, 2019 / 21 Comments

SERIES: A Cookbook Nook Mystery #8 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Beyond The Page Publishing RELEASE DATE: April 23, 2019 PAGES: 235 The Agatha Award–winning author of Wreath Between the Lines returns to the Cookbook Nook, where culinary mysteries are giving everyone food for thought . . . Book clubs from […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Dream of Death by Connie Berry

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Dream of Death by Connie Berry

Posted April 15, 2019 / 28 Comments

SERIES: A Kate Hamilton Mystery #1 GENRE: Traditional Mystery/British PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane Books RELEASE DATE: April 9, 2019 PAGES: 320 On a remote Scottish island, American antiques dealer Kate Hamilton wrestles with her own past while sleuthing a brutal killing, staged to recreate a two-hundred-year-old unsolved murder. Autumn has come […]


Character Guest Post: Janet Finsilver’s Kelly Jackson

Character Guest Post: Janet Finsilver’s Kelly Jackson

Posted April 11, 2019 / 4 Comments

As part of the Great Escapes Virtual Book Tour for Murder at the Marina, I’m pleased to welcome the heroine of this cozy mystery series – Janet Finsilver’s Kelly Jackson! SERIES: Kelly Jackson Mystery #5 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Lyrical Underground RELEASE DATE: April 2, 2019 PAGES: 200 She’s got […]