Tag: Cozy Mystery

Review: Christmas Scarf Murder by Carlene O’Connor, Maddie Day and Peggy Ehrhart

Review: Christmas Scarf Murder by Carlene O’Connor, Maddie Day and Peggy Ehrhart

Christmas Scarf Murder by Carlene O’Connor, Maddie Day and Peggy Ehrhart My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Stocking stuffers like handknit scarves make the coziest of Christmas gifts—unless they’re used as accessories for murder! CHRISTMAS SCARF MURDER by CARLENE O’CONNOR When grinchy thefts steal the good cheer at a local nursing home, Siobhan O’Sullivan manages to identify one missing item before Kilbane, Ireland’s Christmas tractor parade—a hideous shamrock scarf wrapped around a very dead body. Now, with her holiday farmhouse bash approaching, Siobhan must dash to stop a deadly Secret Santa […]

Posted September 27, 2022 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 0 Comments

Review: Batter Off Dead by Maddie Day

Review: Batter Off Dead by Maddie Day

Batter Off Dead (Country Store Mystery #10) by Maddie Day My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: In South Lick, Indiana, fine foods and classic cookware can be found at Robbie Jordan’s Pans ’N Pancakes. Unfortunately, her country store also seems to stock up on murder . . . Robbie and her new husband Abe O’Neill are enjoying a summer evening in the park with fellow townsfolk excited for some Friday night fireworks. In attendance are senior residents from Jupiter Springs Assisted Living including Roy Bird, father to South Lick’s very own […]

Posted September 22, 2022 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 2 Comments

Review: Steeped to Death by Gretchen Rue

Review: Steeped to Death by Gretchen Rue

Steeped to Death (Witches’ Brew Mystery #1) by Gretchen Rue My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: For fans of Laura Childs and Amanda Flowers, it’s teatime in Raven Creek—but a murder at the The Earl’s Study sets the stage for an intoxicating brew of small-town chicanery with a hint of the supernatural. Phoebe Winchester’s beloved aunt Eudora has a taste for adventure—and a knack for making magical tea. It’s even rumored that she just might be a witch. So when Eudora passes away and leaves everything to her niece—her Victorian […]

Posted September 6, 2022 by Lola in Fantasy, Mystery, Review / 4 Comments

Review: Fatalities and Folios by A.C.F. Bookens

Review: Fatalities and Folios by A.C.F. Bookens

Fatalities and Folios (Poe Baxter Books Series #1) by ACF Bookens My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Who knew that finding a rare book would also involve running for her life? When Poe Baxter fled her job as an English professor, she was thrilled to be launching into her career as an antiquarian book dealer with a trip to Edinburgh. But she soon finds that her queries into a particular book’s provenance are drawing some less desirable attention to her and her best friend Beattie. Not everyone is interested in sharing […]

Posted August 23, 2022 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 4 Comments

Review: No Parm No Foul by Linda Reilly

Review: No Parm No Foul by Linda Reilly

No Parm No Foul (Grilled Cheese Mysteries #2) by Linda Reilly My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: The second book in a delicious culinary cozy series—the muensters have arrived in Balsam Dell in this Halloween cozy mystery featuring a grilled cheese shop owner turned amateur sleuth After a long hot summer in Balsam Dell, Carly Hale is ready for crisp Vermont weather and gourmet grilled cheeses at her Grilled Cheese Eatery. And the upcoming Halloween food competition is the perfect way to impress the locals. But Ferris Menard, the owner of […]

Posted August 4, 2022 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 2 Comments

Review: Death a Sketch by Cheryl Hollon

Review: Death a Sketch by Cheryl Hollon

Death a Sketch (Paint & Shine Mystery #3) by Cheryl Hollon My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: In eastern Kentucky, Miranda Trent runs a unique tour company called Paint & Shine, but sometimes the peaceful mountains play host to murder . . . Miranda’s business—combining Appalachian adventure tours with art and a bit of moonshine—is the perfect place for an outdoor sporting goods company to hold an employee retreat. It’ll be a challenge, but the money they’re paying will definitely help with building her new distillery. Miranda has lots of teamwork-fostering […]

Posted July 27, 2022 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 4 Comments

Review: A Quiet Life in the Country by T.E. Kinsey

Review: A Quiet Life in the Country by T.E. Kinsey

A Quiet Life in the Country (Lady Hardcastle Mysteries #1) by T.E. Kinsey and narrated by Elizabeth Knowelden My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Historical Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: no romance so far Blurb: Lady Emily Hardcastle is an eccentric widow with a secret past. Florence Armstrong, her maid and confidante, is an expert in martial arts. The year is 1908 and they’ve just moved from London to the country, hoping for a quiet life. But it is not long before Lady Hardcastle is forced out of her self-imposed retirement. There’s a dead body in the woods, […]

Posted July 20, 2022 by Lola in Historical, Mystery, Review / 0 Comments