Tag: Cozy Mystery

Review: A Pose Before Dying by Alex Erickson

Review: A Pose Before Dying by Alex Erickson

A Pose Before Dying (A Cat Yoga Mystery #1) by Alex Erickson My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: Fledgling entrepreneur Ashley Branson is thrilled to open her dream business—a cat yoga studio. But helping clients find balance and felines find homes soon becomes one unhealthy exercise in murder . . . Ashley Branson has a lot to prove with her new cat yoga studio, A Purrfect Pose. It’s a place for humans to find inner wellness—and adopt adorable cats from the local shelter. It’s also a chance for Ash to run […]

Posted May 21, 2024 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 1 Comment

Review: A Mythical Case of Arson by Melissa Erin Jackson

Review: A Mythical Case of Arson by Melissa Erin Jackson

A Mythical Case of Arson (A Mythical Pet Sitting Mystery #1) by Melissa Erin Jackson My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: Just when she thinks her day can’t get any weirder, she finds a baby dragon … Deandra Hendricks works her fingers to the bone at two jobs to keep her Los Angeles apartment. With a rapidly dwindling savings account, the prospects for her future are bleak. So when her cousin invites her to visit Axia—the hidden, magical hub their grandparents retired to—she agrees. Deandra doesn’t possess a stitch of […]

Posted May 13, 2024 by Lola in Fantasy, Mystery, Review / 2 Comments

DNF Reviews March and April 2024

DNF Reviews March and April 2024

Bogs, Brews and Banshees Bogs, Brews, and Banshees (A Skye O’Shea Paranormal Cozy Mystery #1) by Rowan Dillon Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: She’s looking for a fresh start. But with eerie noises in the night and murder most foul, can she keep from going down for a crime she didn’t commit? Miami, Florida. Skye Brigid O’Shea is desperate for an escape. Losing big in a nasty divorce and taking the fall for a patient’s death, the stressed-out thirty-two-year-old jumps at the chance to move to Ireland after inheriting her grandmother’s B&B. But […]

Posted April 29, 2024 by Lola in Contemporary, Fantasy, Mystery, Review, Romance / 5 Comments

Review: Drowning at the Diner by Beth Dolgner

Review: Drowning at the Diner by Beth Dolgner

Drowning at the Diner (Nightmare, Arizona #2) by Beth Dolgner My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: Death, danger, and dirty dishes in Nightmare, Arizona Her car might be fixed, but that doesn’t mean Olivia Kendrick is leaving the town of Nightmare, Arizona just yet. As she settles into her new life working at Nightmare Sanctuary Haunted House, Olivia still wants to know what Damien Shackleford really is, other than handsome, brooding, and a total jerk. When the new dishwasher at the Lusty Lunch Counter is found drowned in a sink […]

Posted April 26, 2024 by Lola in Fantasy, Mystery, Review / 4 Comments

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 / 4 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 / 4 Comments

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