Category: Mystery

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

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

Review: Tome to Tomb by A.C.F. Bookens

Review: Tome to Tomb by A.C.F. Bookens

Tome To Tomb (St. Marin’s Cozy Mystery #5) by A.C.F. Bookens My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: A dead body in Santa’s lap is not what Harvey Beckett wanted for Christmas. The streets of St. Marin’s are decorated for Christmas, and Harvey Beckett has decided that she’ll host Santa Claus at her bookstore, reviving the town’s long-standing tradition. But on the first day of the holiday season, a man stumbles into Santa’s lap and dies, threatening the holiday spirit . . . and bringing a slew of questions that Harvey can’t […]

Posted April 1, 2024 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 3 Comments

Review: The Library Attic Attack by Iris March

Review: The Library Attic Attack by Iris March

The Library Attic Attack: A Succulent Sleuth Mini Mystery (Succulent Sleuth #2) by Iris March My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: A literary plant swap. An arrogant library board president. A creepy library attic. Join Molly Green and her friends as they investigate another mysterious incident in the charming small town of Hawthorn Heights, Ohio. Molly and her BFF, Claudia, are managing a Plant Swap at the local library branch when the library board president unexpectedly collapses in the attic. First responders assume it’s a heart attack, but Molly suspects something […]

Posted March 26, 2024 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 2 Comments

Review: The Broken Bridge by Iris March

Review: The Broken Bridge by Iris March

The Broken Bridge (Succulent Sleuth Series #1) by Iris March My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: An abandoned backpack. A damaged walking stick. A broken bridge. What happened on the Buckeye Trail? Succulent-savvy sleuth, Molly Green spends her day tending her eco-friendly garden center, inherited from her beloved grandparents. She wants nothing more than to nurture her nursery and share her plant passion with the world. When a hiker goes missing on the Buckeye Trail that runs behind the garden center and a bridge on the trail is damaged, the police […]

Posted March 25, 2024 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 4 Comments

Review: Ghost with the Most by Mallory Pierce

Review: Ghost with the Most by Mallory Pierce

Ghost With the Most (GhostWriter Mystery #2) by Mallory Pierce My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: Gwen has a new lease on her afterlife, but Nolan’s past threatens to ruin everything. Several months after catching a murderer together, spirited ghost Gwen and moody horror writer Nolan have settled into their unusual living arrangement, and all seems to be going well until… Karissa Jones, the woman who broke Nolan’s heart, shows up on his and Gwen’s doorstep, and the duo’s friendship is put to the test. Gwen questions the self-absorbed influencer’s […]

Posted March 20, 2024 by Lola in Fantasy, Mystery, Review / 6 Comments

Review: Plotted for Murder by A.C.F. Bookens

Review: Plotted for Murder by A.C.F. Bookens

Plotted For Murder (St. Marin’s Cozy Mystery #4) by A.C.F. Bookens My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: She has always said if she was running, it’s because she was being chased. That’s never been more true. It’s Autumn, bookstore owner Harvey Beckett’s favorite time of year, and she’s most excited about two things – her bookshop’s float in the annual Harvest Parade and pumpkin everything. But when her best friend Mart finds the body of her running coach and high school gym teacher behind the bleachers one fall morning, Harvey becomes […]

Posted March 18, 2024 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 0 Comments