Posts Categorized: Mystery

Review: Cracked to Death by Cheryl Hollon

Review: Cracked to Death by Cheryl Hollon

Cracked to Death (A Webb’s Glass Shop Mystery #3) by Cheryl Hollon Rating: 4 stars Blurb: When a treasure hunt leads to deadly plunder, it’s up to glass shop owner Savannah Webb and her trusty investigative posse to map out the true motives of a killer . . . It’s the dog days of summer in St. Petersburg, Florida, and Webb’s Glass Shop proprietor Savannah Webb has an eco-friendly plan to help locals escape the heat–a recyclable bottle-crafting workshop taught by reticent store manager Amanda Blake. Turns out, the class is a bigger smash than expected, thanks in part to… Read more »

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Review: All-Butter ShortDead by H.Y. Hanna

Review: All-Butter ShortDead by H.Y. Hanna

All-Butter ShortDead (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries #0) by H.Y. Hanna Blurb; Gemma ditches her high-flying job and returns to Oxford to follow her dream: opening a traditional English tearoom serving warm buttery scones with jam and clotted cream, and fragrant tea in pretty bone china… Only problem is–murder is the first thing on the menu and Gemma is the key suspect! And the only people Gemma can turn to for help are four nosy old ladies from her local Cotswolds village – not to mention a cheeky little tabby cat named Muesli. Who was the mysterious woman Gemma met on the… Read more »

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Review: The Crêpes of Wrath by Sarah Fox

Review: The Crêpes of Wrath by Sarah Fox

My To-Be Read List is a meme hosted by Because Reading is Better Than Real Life where at the beginning of the month visitors can choose which book I’ll be reading this month. On the first saturday of a month the poll will be up, then on the second saturday of the month I’ll announce the book that won and on the last saturday of the month I’ll post my review of the book. The Crêpes of Wrath (A Pancake House Mystery #1) by Sarah Fox Rating: 3 stars Blurb: In the debut of a delightful cozy mystery series, Sarah… Read more »

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Review: Till Death Do Us Tart by H.Y. Hanna

Review: Till Death Do Us Tart by H.Y. Hanna

Till Death Do Us Tart (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries #4) by H.Y. Hanna Rating: 4 stars Blurb: When Oxfordshire tearoom owner, Gemma Rose, enters her little tabby, Muesli, in the cat show at the local village fair, the last thing she expects is to stumble across a murder. And when her meddling mother and the nosy Old Biddies decide to start their own investigation, Gemma has no choice but to join in the sleuthing. She soon finds there’s something much more sinister sandwiched between the home-made Victoria sponge cakes and luscious jam tarts … But murder isn’t the only thing on… Read more »

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Review: Baking is Murder by Kathy Cranston

Review: Baking is Murder by Kathy Cranston

Baking is Murder (Bee’s Bakehouse Mysteries #1) by Kathy Cranston Blurb: Newly redundant and recently divorced, there’s never been a better time for Jessie Henderson to pack up her life in the city and move to Springdale, the small town where she spent childhood summers with her Aunt Bee. Luckily for Jessie, Springdale is every bit as quirky and idyllic as she remembers, and Bee’s baking is just as mouth-watering. Then the unthinkable happens and there’s a murder on the outskirts of town. Worse still, Jessie’s new friend is the prime suspect. The cops think the case is cut-and-dry, but… Read more »

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Review: The Daydreamer Detective Braves the Winter by SJ Pajonas

Review: The Daydreamer Detective Braves the Winter by SJ Pajonas

The Daydreamer Detective Braves The Winter (Miso Cozy Mysteries #2) by S.J. Pajonas Rating: 4 stars Blurb: December has set in and just when the rural town of Chikata is recovering from one murder, Mei and her new boyfriend, Yasahiro, find their friend, Etsuko, dead in her apartment. Etsuko was sweet and talented, and now everyone suspects her longtime boyfriend killed her. Mei doesn’t believe it, though, and she vows to help solve the crime. But Mei has more to think about than murder. With the barn gone and their vegetable stores destroyed, she and her mother are down to… Read more »

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Review: The Case of the Wilted Broccoli by Will Hertling

Review: The Case of the Wilted Broccoli by Will Hertling

The Case of the Wilted Broccoli by Will Hertling Rating: 4 stars Blurb: Willow and her brothers, Elon and Linden, want to build the best science fair project ever, and their plan to build a quadcopter that can fly itself is sure to win. But they’re up against stiff competition, including Willow’s best friends. The science fair takes an unexpected backseat when students at Mt. Hood Elementary start getting sick, including Willow. Everyone thinks it’s just a stomach flu, but Willow suspects there’s something wrong with the school lunches. Willow, Elon, and Linden will have to work together, using their… Read more »

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