Category: Mystery

Review: Bobbins and Bodies by A.C.F. Bookens

Review: Bobbins and Bodies by A.C.F. Bookens

Bobbins And Bodies (Stitches In Crime #2) by A.C.F. Bookens My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: All she wanted from the old farmhouse was the gorgeous mantel, not a dead body. Paisley Sutton always expects the unexpected when she goes into a house to salvage the architectural prizes before its torn down. She evens knows she might encounter a rodent or two. But she really isn’t expecting to find a dead body, not again. And when it turns out the young man she found slumped in the house’s basement was killed, […]

Posted May 5, 2021 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 2 Comments

Review: Murder on Cape Cod by Maddie Day

Review: Murder on Cape Cod by Maddie Day

Murder on Cape Cod (Cozy Capers Book Group Mystery #1) by Maddie Day My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: A Cape Cod shop owner and her book club must find a crafty killer in this charming new series fromthe Agatha-nominated author of the Country Store Mystery series. Summer is busy season for Mackenzie “Mac” Almeida’s bicycle shop, nestled in the quaint, seaside hamlet of Westham, Massachusetts. She’s expecting an influx of tourists at Mac’s Bikes; instead she discovers the body of Jake Lacey. Mac can’t imagine anyone stabbing the down-on-his-luck handyman. […]

Posted April 27, 2021 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 2 Comments

Review: One Poison Pie by Lynn Cahoon

Review: One Poison Pie by Lynn Cahoon

One Poison Pie (Kitchen Witch Mysteries #1) by Lynn Cahoon My Rating: 2 stars Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: In the first in New York Times bestselling author Lynn Cahoon’s Kitchen Witch series, Mia Malone is starting over in Magic Springs, Idaho—where murder is on the menu . . . What’s a kitchen witch to do when her almost-fiancé leaves her suddenly single and unemployed? For Mia Malone, the answer’s simple: move to her grandmother’s quirky Idaho hometown, where magic is an open secret and witches and warlocks are (mostly) welcome. With a […]

Posted April 13, 2021 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 0 Comments

Review: Bikinis and Murder by H.Y. Hanna

Review: Bikinis and Murder by H.Y. Hanna

Bikinis and Murder (Barefoot Sleuth #4) by H.Y. Hanna My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Join barefoot sleuth Ellie on her fourth adventure as she finds mystery and murder lurking among the swaying palm trees and white sand beaches of Gulf Coast Florida. When death strikes a bikini contest at her luxury beach resort, Ellie must use all her wits to find the killer. Help comes from Hemingway the parrot and Mojito the resort cat – not to mention her eccentric Aunt Olive – but Ellie also has other things on […]

Posted March 26, 2021 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 3 Comments

Review: The Disappearance of Emily by Elizabeth Pantley

Review: The Disappearance of Emily by Elizabeth Pantley

The Disappearance of Emily (Destiny Falls Mystery & Magic #2) by Elizabeth Pantley My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Portal Fantasy/ Paranormal Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Hayden fell through a mirror and was thrust into an alternate, magical place. Destiny Falls is home to a family she never knew she had. The town is enchanted and charming, but something is amiss. Then someone turns up dead, and there are too many other suspicious episodes to call them coincidences. All signs point to the mysterious disappearance of her mother – way back when Hayden was just […]

Posted March 12, 2021 by Lola in Fantasy, Mystery, Review / 2 Comments

Review: Crossed by Death by A.C.F. Bookens

Review: Crossed by Death by A.C.F. Bookens

Crossed By Death (Stitches In Crime #1) by A.C.F. Bookens My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Salvaging from historic buildings isn’t supposed to require reporting a murder.​ When salvage expert and historian Paisley Sutton crawls into an abandoned store with a house attached, she certainly isn’t expecting to find a body on site. But soon, her discovery sends Paisley on an expedition through history that links this murder to the one that led the previous owners to abandon the building in the first place. And someone doesn’t want her to salvage […]

Posted February 23, 2021 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 3 Comments

Review: A Stitch in Time by Kelley Armstrong

Review: A Stitch in Time by Kelley Armstrong

A Stitch in Time (Thorne Manor #1) by Kelley Armstrong My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Time Travel Romance/ Paranormal Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Thorne Manor has always been haunted…and it has always haunted Bronwyn Dale. As a young girl, Bronwyn could pass through a time slip in her great-aunt’s house, where she visited William Thorne, a boy her own age, born two centuries earlier. After a family tragedy, the house was shuttered and Bronwyn was convinced that William existed only in her imagination. Now, twenty years later Bronwyn inherits Thorne Manor. And when she returns, […]

Posted February 8, 2021 by Lola in Fantasy, Mystery, Review, Romance / 2 Comments