Tag: Cozy Mystery

Review: Tea with Milk and Murder by H.Y. Hanna

Review: Tea with Milk and Murder by H.Y. Hanna

Tea with Milk and Murder (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries #2) by H.Y. Hanna Blurb; While at an Oxford cocktail party, tearoom owner Gemma Rose overhears a sinister conversation minutes before a University student is fatally poisoned. Could there be a connection? And could her best friend Cassie’s new boyfriend have anything to do with the murder? Gemma decides to start her own investigation, helped by the nosy ladies from her Oxfordshire village and her old college flame, CID detective Devlin O’Connor. But her mother is causing havoc at Gemma’s quaint English tearoom and her best friend is furious at her snooping… […]

Posted February 22, 2016 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 12 Comments

Review: A Scone to Die for by H.Y. Hanna

Review: A Scone to Die for by H.Y. Hanna

A Scone to Die For (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries #1) by H.Y. Hanna Blurb: When an American tourist is murdered with a scone in Gemma Rose’s quaint Oxfordshire tearoom, she suddenly finds herself apron-deep in a mystery involving long-buried secrets from Oxford’s past. Armed with her insider knowledge of the University and with the help of four nosy old ladies from the village (not to mention a cheeky little tabby cat named Muesli), Gemma sets out to solve the mystery—all while dealing with her matchmaking mother and the return of her old college love, Devlin O’Connor, now a dashing CID detective. […]

Posted February 15, 2016 by Lola in Coyer, Mystery, Review / 18 Comments

My To-Be Read List #18: the winner

My To-Be Read List #18: the winner

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. Whew what a race it was this month. I had no idea which book would win and they all got a lot of votes, then Meet […]

Posted February 13, 2016 by Lola in My To-Be Read List / 26 Comments

Review: The Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum by Kirsten Weiss

Review: The Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum by Kirsten Weiss

The Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum (A Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum Mystery #1) by Kirsten Weiss Blurb: When Maddie Kosloski’s career flatlines, she retreats to her wine-country hometown for solace and cheap rent. Railroaded into managing the local paranormal museum, she’s certain the rumors of its haunting are greatly exaggerated. But a new ghost may be on the loose. A fresh corpse in the museum embroils Maddie in murders past and present. With her high school bully as one of the officers in charge, Maddie doubts justice will be served. When one of her best friends is arrested, she’s certain it […]

Posted February 8, 2016 by Lola in Coyer, Fantasy, Mystery, Review / 30 Comments

My To-Be Read List #18: poll

My To-Be Read List #18: poll

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. Okay below are are the 3 books on which you can vote this month, all 3 are cozy mystery books, first book in a series, count […]

Posted February 6, 2016 by Lola in My To-Be Read List / 32 Comments

Review: The Semester of Our Discontent by Cynthia Kuhn

Review: The Semester of Our Discontent by Cynthia Kuhn

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 Semester of Our Discontent (Lila Maclean Mystery #1) by Cynthia Kuhn Blurb: English professor Lila Maclean is thrilled about her new job at prestigious Stonedale […]

Posted January 30, 2016 by Lola in Contemporary, My To-Be Read List, Mystery, Review / 22 Comments

Review: Amanda Lester and the Orange Crystal Crisis by Paula Berinstein

Review: Amanda Lester and the Orange Crystal Crisis by Paula Berinstein

Amanda Lester and the Orange Crystal Crisis (Amanda Lester, Detective #2) by Paula Berinstein Blurb: If only Sherlock Holmes’s great-great-grandson weren’t such a dork . . . There’s a new student at the Legatum Continuatum School for the Descendants of Famous Detectives and Amanda is supposed to work with him. Scapulus Holmes is a descendant of the great Sherlock and he’s crazy about her. Unfortunately she thinks he’s a dork and would rather die than have anything to do with him. But when the kids discover a dead body encrusted with strange living crystals, Amanda realizes she needs Holmes’s help. […]

Posted January 25, 2016 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 12 Comments