Category: Mystery

Review: Candy Slain Murder by Maddie Day

Review: Candy Slain Murder by Maddie Day

Candy Slain Murder (Country Store Mysteries #8) by Maddie Day My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Christmas cheer has sent the griddle into overdrive at Robbie Jordan’s popular country store and café. And this year, there’s a new seasonal special to feast on: murder! As December sweeps through South Lick, Indiana, Robbie’s life seems merry and bright like the string lights glistening around town. But strange happenings signal a bumpy ride into the holidays. First a man raises eyebrows at Pans ‘N Pancakes when he claiming to be the long-lost half-brother […]

Posted September 29, 2020 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 1 Comment

Review: A Cop and a Coop by Hillary Avis

Review: A Cop and a Coop by Hillary Avis

A Cop and a Coop (Clucks and Clues Cozy Mysteries #1) by Hillary Avis Narreted by Kitty Hendrix My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: It’s a mother-clucking murder! When Leona Davis hatches a plan to return to her beloved hometown of Honeytree, Oregon, she hopes to build the egg farm of her dreams and leave behind the marriage of her nightmares. But the yolk’s on her when she breaks ground on her chicken palace and unearths a skeleton in her front yard. It’s clearly fowl play. The bones may be decades […]

Posted September 10, 2020 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 2 Comments

Review: Chili Cauldron Curse by Lynn Cahoon

Review: Chili Cauldron Curse by Lynn Cahoon

Chili Cauldron Curse (Kitchen Witch Mysteries #0.5) by Lynn Cahoon My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: New York Times bestselling author Lynn Cahoon introduces a new heroine with her own special brand of culinary magic in this novella to introduce her Kitchen Witch series. When Mia Malone’s grandmother asks her to take a week away from her restaurant job and come to Magic Springs, Idaho, she’s happy to oblige. Like Mia, Grans has witchcraft running through her veins, and life with her is never boring. Plus, the cause is a […]

Posted August 25, 2020 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 2 Comments

Review: Bat Wings, Rings and Apron Strings by Erin Johnson

Review: Bat Wings, Rings and Apron Strings by Erin Johnson

Bat Wings, Rings & Apron Strings (Spells & Caramels #10) by Erin Johnson My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: A delicious wedding. A sour and supernatural curse. Will this baker’s next bite be her last? With her wedding to Hank fast approaching, Imogen Banks has come a long way from the magical contest that brought her to Bijou Mer. But when conspirators seek to sabotage the witch’s big day, she fears her latest recipe for happiness will end in disaster. And after the prince falls horribly ill, Imogen and her […]

Posted August 3, 2020 by Lola in Fantasy, Mystery, Review / 2 Comments

Review: Flip-Flops and Murder by H.Y. Hanna

Review: Flip-Flops and Murder by H.Y. Hanna

Flip-Flops and Murder (Barefoot Sleuth Cozy Mysteries #1) by H.Y. Hanna My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Welcome to the deadliest beach resort in Florida – in USA Today bestselling author H.Y. Hanna’s new cozy mystery series! English girl Ellie is a ‘fish-out-of-water’ when she arrives in sunny Florida for a vacation with her aunt at a beach resort. But she’s barely dipped her toe in the ocean before she stumbles on a sinister murder. Now Ellie must battle jet lag, sunburn, and a cheeky parrot named Hemingway, while trying to […]

Posted August 1, 2020 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 4 Comments

Review: Vangie Vale and the Murdered Macaron by R.L. Syme

Review: Vangie Vale and the Murdered Macaron by R.L. Syme

Vangie Vale & the Murdered Macaron (The Matchbaker Mysteries #1) by R.L. Syme My Rating: 5 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Small towns and gossip go together like flaky crust and sweet pastry cream. Between the police scanners, the coffee ladies, and the senior center, no secret is safe for long. But Vangie Vale wants nothing more than to stay under the radar…especially the police radar. So when her new bakery is linked to a murder investigation, nothing will stop the gossip mill from connecting her to the dead body. Can’t have that. […]

Posted July 20, 2020 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 4 Comments

Review: Trowel and Error by H.Y. Hanna

Review: Trowel and Error by H.Y. Hanna

Trowel and Error (The English Cottage Garden Mysteries #4) by H.Y. Hanna My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Autumn has arrived, with crisp, cold mornings, dew on the grass and hedgerows full of blackberries… When budding garden sleuth Poppy is invited to a party in a beautiful orangery, the last thing she expects is to witness a lethal wasp attack! As authorities investigate the possibility of murder, Poppy is horrified when local handyman Joe Fabbri, her friend and mentor, becomes the main suspect. Determined to prove Joe’s innocence, Poppy sets out […]

Posted July 16, 2020 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 8 Comments