Category: Mystery

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

Review: Honey Moon Murder by Dahlia Donovan

Review: Honey Moon Murder by Dahlia Donovan

Honey Moon Murder (Honey Bear Cosy Mysteries #3) by Dahlia Donovan My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/m Blurb: Honey, Romance, and Danger… As August winds down, George Sheth and Murphy Baird are ready to put months of murder mysteries behind them. They hope for calmer days as they move in together. But it’s all for nought when his pug, Bumble, stumbles on the body of a new bride in the middle of the lane. It’s clear Bumble didn’t kill anyone, but someone did—and they may have set their sights on George. With […]

Posted May 10, 2024 by Lola in Contemporary, Mystery, Review, Romance / 1 Comment

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 Psychic’s The Things by Ada Bell

Review: The Psychic’s The Things by Ada Bell

The Psychic’s the Thing (Shady Grove Psychic Mystery #7) by Ada Bell My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: Enjoy this small town paranormal cozy mystery with an amateur sleuth by award-winning author Ada Bell. Much Ado About Murder When the local college announces the spring play, Aly’s roommate Amy proposes trying out together. Amy’s a drama major, so it should be fun. Aly’s surprised to be cast as understudy to the lead. Erica’s a real diva, so Aly vows to learn her lines and stay behind the scenes. But when […]

Posted April 8, 2024 by Lola in Fantasy, Mystery, Review / 1 Comment