Posts Categorized: Mystery

Lola’s Ramblings: My Favorite Cozy Mysteries

Lola’s Ramblings: My Favorite Cozy Mysteries

Lola’s Ramblings is a feature on my blog Lola’s Reviews where I ramble on about a book related or a non-book related topic. These are discussion type of posts where I talk about a topic and readers can weigh in on the topic in the comments. Usually these posts are everything that doesn’t fall under any standard header, like tours, cover reveals, memes, challenges, recaps or reviews. Lola’s Ramblings posts are discussions of a certain topic and my point of view on them. The banner for this feature is designed by Michelle from Limabean Designs. Last year I started reading… Read more »

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Review: Grilled for Murder by Maddie Day

Review: Grilled for Murder by Maddie Day

Grilled For Murder (Country Store Mysteries #2) by Maddie Day Blurb: Robbie Jordan may have had reservations about the murder victim, but she still needs to turn up the heat on a killer if she wants to keep her new restaurant open for business… In the charming small town of South Lick, Indiana, Robbie has transformed a rundown country store into the runaway hit Pans ‘N Pancakes. But the most popular destination for miles around can also invite trouble. Erica Shermer may be the widow of handsome local lawyer Jim Shermer’s brother, but she doesn’t appear to be in mourning…. Read more »

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Review: Rest in Peach by Susan Furlong

Review: Rest in Peach by Susan Furlong

Rest in Peach (Georgia Peach Mystery #2) by Susan Furlong Blurb: In the refreshing new Georgia Peach Mystery from the author of Peaches and Scream, an upcoming debutante ball turns into the pits when a juicy murder scandalizes a small town. The annual Peach Cotillion, Cays Mill, Georgia’s biggest event, is fast approaching and Nola Mae Harper is just as excited as the rest of the town—even though she’s busy juggling both the cotillion dinner and the grand opening of her new shop, Peachy Keen. But she never expected that plans for the cotillion would end up in the pits… Read more »

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Review: Reining in Murder by Leigh Hearon

Review: Reining in Murder by Leigh Hearon

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. Seem like this wasn’t my month for this meme. The first winner was a DNF and then I picked the second place and ended up with… Read more »

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Review: Two Down, Bun To Go by H.Y. Hanna

Review: Two Down, Bun To Go by H.Y. Hanna

Two Down, Bun To Go (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries #3) by H.Y. Hanna Blurb; A sinister phone call in the middle of the night throws tearoom owner, Gemma Rose, straight into the heart of a new murder mystery–this time with her friend, Seth, arrested as the key suspect! The grisly killing in the cloisters of an old Oxford college points to a bitter feud within the University–but Gemma finds unexpected clues popping up in her tiny Cotswolds village. Meanwhile, her love life is in turmoil as Gemma struggles to decide between eminent doctor, Lincoln Green, and sexy CID detective, Devlin O’Connor…… Read more »

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Review: Peaches and Scream by Susan Furlong

Review: Peaches and Scream by Susan Furlong

Peaches and Scream (Georgia Peach Mystery #1) by Susan Furlong Blurb; In the first Georgia Peach Mystery, when murder threatens her family’s orchard, Nola Harper is ready to pick out the killer and preserve the farm’s reputation… To help run the family peach farm during her parents’ absence, Nola Harper returns to her childhood home of Cays Mill, Georgia, and soon discovers that things back at the farm aren’t exactly peachy. A poor harvest and rising costs are threatening to ruin the Harpers’ livelihood, and small-town gossip is spreading like blight thanks to Nola’s juicy reputation as a wild teenager… Read more »

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Review: Amanda Lester and the Blue Peacocks’ Secret by Paula Berinstein

Review: Amanda Lester and the Blue Peacocks’ Secret by Paula Berinstein

Amanda Lester and the Blue Peacocks’ Secret (Amanda Lester, Detective #4) by Paula Berinstein Blurb: What does a dusty old secret have to do with peacocks? Everything, as it turns out. When Amanda is knocked off her skateboard by a rare all-blue peacock, she learns that the species harbors a vital secret she must race to uncover. But before she can unravel the mystery, a startling archaeological discovery turns all of Britain against the detectives and threatens their very existence. As old enemies gather strength and new adversaries emerge, Amanda finds herself dealing with hysterical teachers, a disappearing mentor, a… Read more »

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