Posts Categorized: Mystery

Review: The Daydreamer Detective Opens A Tea Shop by SJ Pajonas

Review: The Daydreamer Detective Opens A Tea Shop by SJ Pajonas

The Daydreamer Detective Opens A Tea Shop (Miso Cozy Mysteries #3) by S.J. Pajonas Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Blurb: Mei Yamagawa’s bad luck is almost at an end. Her tea shop is a week away from opening, she and Yasahiro have planned a trip away, and the future is looking bright and hopeful. But when Yasahiro’s ex-fiancée, Amanda, shows up unexpectedly, demanding his time and presence, all of their plans dissolve. Amanda is tough and drives Mei up the wall, so it’s no surprise when Mei tells her to get lost, only for Amanda to be murdered a… Read more »

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Review: Pressed to Death by Kirsten Weiss

Review: Pressed to Death by Kirsten Weiss

Pressed to Death (A Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum Mystery #2) by Kirsten Weiss Rating: 3 stars Blurb: Perfectly pressed. Perfectly proper. Perfectly deadly. Paranormal museum owner Maddie Kosloski thinks she has the perfect paranormal exhibit for the harvest festival—a haunted grape press. But before she can open the exhibit, she’s accused of stealing the antique press. And when her accuser is found murdered, all eyes turn to Maddie. Solving the crime is the last thing on Maddie’s mind, but her mother insists she investigate. Does her mother have a secret agenda? And why has the local charity, Ladies Aid, seemingly… Read more »

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Review: Hear no Evil by Jordan Ford

Review: Hear no Evil by Jordan Ford

Hear No Evil (Brotherhood #3) by Jordan Ford Rating: 4 stars Genre: Romantic Suspense Blurb: Riley Duncan is haunted by a past he can’t remember. Something happened in the isolated cabin he now calls home. Something deadly. And he can’t rest until he finds out what it is. Not wanting to burden anyone with his nonsensical nightmares, he keeps to himself until his contact in town, an intelligent girl he’s desperately trying not to fall for, reveals some long-buried evidence that will destroy everything he thought he knew about his family. Caitlin Powell is cursed with an overpowering curiosity. So… Read more »

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Review: Dark, Witch & Creamy by H.Y. Hanna

Review: Dark, Witch & Creamy by H.Y. Hanna

Dark, Witch & Creamy (Bewitched by Chocolate #1) by H.Y. Hanna Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Blurb: A witch, a kitty and dark chocolate magic… Caitlyn is used to being the ugly duckling in her glamorous showbiz family… until the day she learns that she was adopted as an abandoned baby. Now, her search for answers takes her to the tiny English village of Tillyhenge where a man has been murdered by witchcraft – and where a mysterious shop selling enchanted chocolates is home to the “local witch”… Soon Caitlyn finds herself fending off a toothless old vampire,… Read more »

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Review: Death of a Toy Soldier by Barbara Early

Review: Death of a Toy Soldier by Barbara Early

Death of a Toy Soldier (Vintage Toyshop Mystery #1) by Barbara Early Rating: 4 stars Blurb: Liz McCall grew up in a playful winter wonderland but it was never her dream to manage her father’s vintage toyshop. However, after he sank his entire police pension into the business, someone needed to help him turn his dreams into reality—and keep him from sneaking off to patrol the not-so-mean streets of East Aurora, NY. The mood goes from nice to naughty when a nervous man, who was trying to have his antique toys appraised, is found in the shop with a lawn… Read more »

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Review: Betrayals by Kelley Armstrong

Review: Betrayals by Kelley Armstrong

Betrayals (Cainsville #4) by Kelley Armstrong Rating: 5 stars Blurb: Olivia Jones knows a lot about betrayal – most of her life has been a lie. On the eve of her wedding, she discovered she was adopted – and that her biological parents were convicted serial killers. Liv has found sanctuary in her new home of Cainsville, but she’s learned not to trust the town’s mysterious elders. So when her biker boyfriend Ricky Gallagher is linked to a series of murders, she’s reluctant to ask for their help. Meanwhile things have grown increasingly complicated with Gabriel Walsh, her boss and… Read more »

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Review: Murder at the Mansion by Janet Finsilver

Review: Murder at the Mansion by Janet Finsilver

Murder at the Mansion (A Kelly Jackson Mystery #2) by Janet Finsilver Rating: 3 stars Blurb: Fortunes, fineries, and foul play . . . It’s whale-watching season in Redwood Cove, and B&B manager Kelly Jackson’s battening down the hatches for the tourist rush at Redwood Heights—a Victorian-style estate owned by her boss. And due to recent jewelry thefts, her duties include keeping track of the many dust-covered artifacts spread throughout the property. But when Kelly finds Sylvia Porter’s lifeless body, menial tasks don’t seem so terrible. Enlisting the help of a ragtag group of brainy retirees, aka the “Silver Sentinels,”… Read more »

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