Posts Categorized: Mystery

Review: Doom and Bloom by H.Y. Hanna

Review: Doom and Bloom by H.Y. Hanna

Doom and Bloom (The English Cottage Garden Mysteries #3) by H.Y. Hanna My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Poppy is settling into life in an English village and gaining some green fingers at last as she restores the beautiful cottage garden nursery she’s inherited. When she meets a wealthy dog lover at the village fête and is hired to create a “canine scent garden”, the future looks rosy… until the day ends with a vicious killing and she finds herself spade-deep in a murder investigation once again. Meanwhile Einstein the terrier… Read more »

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Review: Kitty Confidential by Molly Fitz

Review: Kitty Confidential by Molly Fitz

Kitty Confidential (Pet Whisperer PI #1) by Molly Fitz My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: no romance yet Blurb: I was just your normal twenty-something with seven associate degrees and no idea what I wanted to do with my life. That is, until I died… Well, almost. As if a near-death experience at the hands of an old coffeemaker wasn’t embarrassing enough, I woke up to find I could talk to animals. Or rather one animal in particular. His full name is Octavius Maxwell Ricardo Edmund Frederick Fulton, but since that’s way too… Read more »

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Review: Twelve Slays of Christmas by Jacqueline Frost – Audiobook

Review: Twelve Slays of Christmas by Jacqueline Frost – Audiobook

Twelve Slays of Christmas (A Christmas Tree Farm Mystery #1) by Jacqueline Frost Narrated by Allyson Ryan My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: When Holly White’s fiancé cancels their Christmas Eve wedding with less than two weeks to go, Holly heads home with a broken heart. Lucky for her, home in historic Mistletoe, Maine is magical during Christmastime—exactly what the doctor prescribed. Except her plan to drown her troubles in peppermints and snickerdoodles is upended when local grouch and president of the Mistletoe Historical Society Margaret Fenwick is bludgeoned and left… Read more »

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Review: Murder’s A Witch by Danielle Garrett – Audiobook

Review: Murder’s A Witch by Danielle Garrett – Audiobook

Murder’s a Witch (Beechwood Harbor Magic Mystery #1) by Danielle Garrett Narrated by Amanda Ronconi My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Holly Boldt has a secret. Well, technically, she has lots of them. After a scandal uproots her entire life, she is forced to relocate to a halfway house for displaced paranormals. It’s her last shot for a fresh start. But keeping secrets isn’t easy in a town that goes through gossip faster than tissue paper, even for a powerful witch. When a grisly murder rocks the small town of… Read more »

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Review: Silent Bud Deadly by H.Y. Hanna

Review: Silent Bud Deadly by H.Y. Hanna

Silent Bud Deadly (The English Cottage Garden Mysteries #2) by H.Y. Hanna My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: A new British cozy mystery series from USA Today bestselling author H.Y. Hanna! Poppy never imagined she’d move to the English countryside and fall in love with a smug, demanding, ginger-haired male. Of course, that was before she discovered that she’d inherited a cottage garden nursery, and before she met a certain talkative orange cat named Oren. Now she’s embracing a new life filled with rambling roses, scented herbs, warm summer days… and… Read more »

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Review: The Daydreamer Detective Finds Her Calling by S.J. Pajonas

Review: The Daydreamer Detective Finds Her Calling by S.J. Pajonas

The Daydreamer Detective Finds Her Calling (Miso Cozy Mysteries #5) by S.J. Pajonas My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Tragedy strikes Chikata again! When Noriko Kubo, a local small business coach, is found dead in her back garden, Mei feels the pull of a good mystery and the desire to solve another case, especially at the behest of her best friend. With several suspects that need to be questioned or followed, she has all the skills to help out and the imagination to piece together the clues. But time is not… Read more »

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Review: Deadhead and Buried by H.Y. Hanna

Review: Deadhead and Buried by H.Y. Hanna

Deadhead and Buried (The English Cottage Garden Mysteries #1) by H.Y. Hanna My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: A new British cozy mystery series from USA Today bestselling author H.Y. Hanna! City girl Poppy desperately wants to pay off her debts, quit her dead-end job, find her father… oh, and keep a plant alive. But she knows these are just hopeless dreams—until the day the letter arrives. Suddenly, Poppy is on a train heading deep into the English countryside, to collect a mysterious inheritance. And the last thing she expects to… Read more »

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