Category: Mystery

Review: Homicide at the Haunted House by Beth Dolgner

Review: Homicide at the Haunted House by Beth Dolgner

Homicide at the Haunted House (Nightmare, Arizona #1) by Beth Dolgner narrated Petrea Burchard My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: Murder, monsters, and a midlife crisis in Nightmare, Arizona Divorced, broke, and broken down in the old mining town of Nightmare, Arizona, Olivia Kendrick is desperate for a job. At forty-two years old, she never thought she would be starting over like this, let alone in a tucked-away town filled with tourists, offbeat residents, and an outspoken UFO hunter. Olivia takes a job at a year-round haunted house, but when she […]

Posted April 19, 2024 by Lola in Fantasy, Mystery, Review / 2 Comments

Review: Behind the Frame by Tracy Gardner

Review: Behind the Frame by Tracy Gardner

Behind the Frame (Shepherd Sisters Mysteries #2) by Tracy Gardner narrated by Karissa Vacker My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: When art in the park leads to murder in the dark, the Shepherd sisters have another crime to solve. Savanna Shepherd, an art expert turned elementary art teacher, is planning the Art in the Park festival for her hometown of Carson. But apparently, someone isn’t happy that Carson got to host the event: the beloved statue in the park is destroyed. Not long after, Savanna finds the dead body of one […]

Posted April 15, 2024 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 2 Comments

Review: The Psychic’s The Things by Ada Bell

Review: The Psychic’s The Things by Ada Bell

The Psychic’s the Thing (Shady Grove Psychic Mystery #7) by Ada Bell My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: Enjoy this small town paranormal cozy mystery with an amateur sleuth by award-winning author Ada Bell. Much Ado About Murder When the local college announces the spring play, Aly’s roommate Amy proposes trying out together. Amy’s a drama major, so it should be fun. Aly’s surprised to be cast as understudy to the lead. Erica’s a real diva, so Aly vows to learn her lines and stay behind the scenes. But when […]

Posted April 8, 2024 by Lola in Fantasy, Mystery, Review / 1 Comment

Review: The Framed Women of Ardemore House by Brandy Schillace

Review: The Framed Women of Ardemore House by Brandy Schillace

The Framed Women of Ardemore House by Brandy Schillace My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Blurb: An abandoned English manor. A peculiar missing portrait. A cozy, deviously clever muder mystery, perfect for fans of Richard Osman and Anthony Horowitz. Jo Jones has always had a little trouble fitting in. As a neurodivergent, hyperlexic book editor and divorced New Yorker transplanted into the English countryside, Jo doesn’t know what stands out more: her Americanisms or her autism. After losing her job, her mother, and her marriage all in one year, she couldn’t be happier to take possession […]

Posted April 5, 2024 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 4 Comments

Review: Tome to Tomb by A.C.F. Bookens

Review: Tome to Tomb by A.C.F. Bookens

Tome To Tomb (St. Marin’s Cozy Mystery #5) by A.C.F. Bookens My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: A dead body in Santa’s lap is not what Harvey Beckett wanted for Christmas. The streets of St. Marin’s are decorated for Christmas, and Harvey Beckett has decided that she’ll host Santa Claus at her bookstore, reviving the town’s long-standing tradition. But on the first day of the holiday season, a man stumbles into Santa’s lap and dies, threatening the holiday spirit . . . and bringing a slew of questions that Harvey can’t […]

Posted April 1, 2024 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 3 Comments

Review: The Library Attic Attack by Iris March

Review: The Library Attic Attack by Iris March

The Library Attic Attack: A Succulent Sleuth Mini Mystery (Succulent Sleuth #2) by Iris March My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: A literary plant swap. An arrogant library board president. A creepy library attic. Join Molly Green and her friends as they investigate another mysterious incident in the charming small town of Hawthorn Heights, Ohio. Molly and her BFF, Claudia, are managing a Plant Swap at the local library branch when the library board president unexpectedly collapses in the attic. First responders assume it’s a heart attack, but Molly suspects something […]

Posted March 26, 2024 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 2 Comments

Review: The Broken Bridge by Iris March

Review: The Broken Bridge by Iris March

The Broken Bridge (Succulent Sleuth Series #1) by Iris March My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: An abandoned backpack. A damaged walking stick. A broken bridge. What happened on the Buckeye Trail? Succulent-savvy sleuth, Molly Green spends her day tending her eco-friendly garden center, inherited from her beloved grandparents. She wants nothing more than to nurture her nursery and share her plant passion with the world. When a hiker goes missing on the Buckeye Trail that runs behind the garden center and a bridge on the trail is damaged, the police […]

Posted March 25, 2024 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 4 Comments