Category: Mystery

Review: A Hint of Mischief by Daryl Wood Gerber

Review: A Hint of Mischief by Daryl Wood Gerber

A Hint of Mischief (A Fairy Garden Mystery #3) by Daryl Wood Gerber My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: The proprietor of a fairy garden and tea shop in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Courtney Kelly has an occasional side gig as a sleuth—with a sprinkling of magical assistance. . . . Courtney has thrown a few fairy garden parties—for kids. But if a local socialite is willing to dip into her trust fund for an old sorority sister’s fortieth birthday bash, Courtney will be there with bells on. To make the job even […]

Posted June 28, 2022 by Lola in Fantasy, Mystery, Review / 1 Comment

Review: Old Bones and Ice Cream Cones by Elizabeth Pantley

Review: Old Bones and Ice Cream Cones by Elizabeth Pantley

Old Bones and Ice Cream Cones (Destiny Falls Mystery & Magic #6) by Elizabeth Pantley My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Paranormal Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: A boyfriend who’s missing. Or was. . . Or is. . . A boat full of old bones. A community ice cream social. A friend in trouble, a spiteful witch, and an angry villain. The mysteries and fun abound in Destiny Falls. Hayden, Latifa, and their family and friends are up for the excitement and adventure. Old Bones and Ice Cream Cones follows the series format of combining two stories […]

Posted June 21, 2022 by Lola in Fantasy, Mystery, Review / 1 Comment

Review: Rites and Knights by Laura Greenwood and Arizona Tape

Review: Rites and Knights by Laura Greenwood and Arizona Tape

Rites and Knights (Amethyst’s Wand Shop Mysteries #3) by Laura Greenwood and Arizona Tape My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Paranormal Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: With Ambrose as a murder suspect, the clock is ticking to prove he’s innocent and to find the real killer. The bodies are mounting up, and with Ambrose suspended, it’s up to Amy to uncover the truth behind a series of murders that make her favourite detective look really guilty. Can Amy and the Paranormal Police Department discover who could be doing this to Ambrose before he’s charged with a crime […]

Posted June 13, 2022 by Lola in Fantasy, Mystery, Review / 2 Comments

Review: Peril at Pennington Manor by Tracy Gradner

Review: Peril at Pennington Manor by Tracy Gradner

Peril at Pennington Manor (An Avery Ayers Antique Mystery #2) by Tracy Gardner My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Perfect for fans of Jane K. Cleland and Ellery Adams, the second volume in Tracy Gardner’s antiques-themed mystery series finds appraiser Avery Ayers sleuthing a murder in a castle. Thanks to Aunt Midge’s unlikely friendship with Nicholas Pennington, the Duke of Valle Charme, Avery Ayers and her associates at Antiques and Artifacts Appraised head off to their most glamorous assignment yet—cataloguing and appraising the contents of a castle-like mansion on the Hudson […]

Posted June 7, 2022 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 4 Comments

Review: No Grater Crime by Maddie Day

Review: No Grater Crime by Maddie Day

No Grater Crime (Country Store Mystery #9) by Maddie Day My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Robbie Jordan’s Pans ’N Pancakes boasts delicious eats and the best vintage cookware finds in South Lick, Indiana. And now, for a limited time, there’s a new special featured on the menu—murder! Ever since meeting the wary owners of an antique shop opening across the street, Robbie has been scrambling to manage weird incidences plaguing her café and country store. Pricey items vanish from shelves without explanation, a fully equipped breakfast food truck starts lingering […]

Posted May 5, 2022 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 4 Comments

Review: Fatal Floss by A.C.F. Bookens

Review: Fatal Floss by A.C.F. Bookens

Fatal Floss (Stitches In Crime Book 8) by A.C.F. Bookens My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: A morning visit to the chicken coop is supposed to be a delight, not a fright. On the day when Paisley Sutton goes to salvage barn board from an old chicken coop on her neighbor’s land, she thinks the worst thing she may find is rotten eggs. Little does she know, she’s about to unearth a mystery that has lingered for decades. She can’t help but research the story, but when she does, she finds […]

Posted April 26, 2022 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 2 Comments

Review: Up to no Gouda by Linda Reilly

Review: Up to no Gouda by Linda Reilly

Up to No Gouda (Grilled Cheese Mysteries #1) by Linda Reilly My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: The first in a delicious new culinary cozy series featuring a grilled cheese eatery owner who must solve murders in her small town before she is put under lock and brie Back in Balsam Dell to heal after the death of her husband, Carly Hale is finally pursuing her lifelong dream—opening Carly’s Grilled Cheese Eatery. After only five months, business is booming as Vermont vacationers and townspeople alike flock to lunch on her Party […]

Posted April 13, 2022 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 4 Comments