Tag: Cozy Mystery

Review: Murder at Redwood Cove by Janet Finsilver

Review: Murder at Redwood Cove by Janet Finsilver

Murder at Redwood Cove (Redwood Cove #1) by Janet Finsilver Blurb: Bed, breakfast…and a body! If it weren’t for the fact that she’s replacing a dead man, Kelly Jackson would love her new job managing the Redwood Cove Bed and Breakfast on the coast of Northern California. But Bob Phillips did plunge off the cliff to his death…and Kelly’s starting to think it may not have been an accident. Bob’s retired friends—The “Silver Sentinels”—are also on the case, especially when Kelly is attacked…and another body turns up. Kelly has her hands full with overseeing the B&B’s annual Taste of Chocolate […]

Posted December 21, 2015 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 8 Comments

Lola’s Ramblings: Reading Books in a New to Me Genre – (Cozy) Mystery

Lola’s Ramblings: Reading Books in a New to Me Genre – (Cozy) Mystery

Lola’s Ramblings is a feature on my blog Lola’s Reviews where I ramble on about a book related or a non-book related topic. These are discussion type of posts where I talk about a topic and readers can weigh in on the topic in the comments. Usually these posts are everything that doesn’t fall under any standard header, like tours, cover reveals, memes, challenges, recaps or reviews. Lola’s Ramblings posts are discussions of a certain topic and my point of view on them. The banner for this feature is designed by Michelle from Limabean Designs. This year I participated in […]

Posted December 17, 2015 by Lola in Lola's Ramblings, Mystery / 22 Comments

Review: Death Crashes the Party by Vickie Fee

Review: Death Crashes the Party by Vickie Fee

Death Crashes the Party (A Liv And Di In Dixie Mystery #1) by Vickie Fee Blurb: In the quirky, close-knit town of Dixie, Tennessee, party planner Liv McKay has a knack for throwing Southern-style soirées, from diamonds-and-denim to black tie affairs, and her best friend Di Souther mixes a mean daiquiri. While planning a Moonshine and Magnolias bash for high maintenance clients, Liv inconveniently discovers a corpse in the freezer and turns her attention from fabulous fêtes to finding a murderer. Together, Liv and Di follow a trail of sinister secrets in their sweet little town that leads them from […]

Posted November 25, 2015 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 16 Comments

Review: Flipped for Murder by Maddie Day

Review: Flipped for Murder by Maddie Day

Flipped for Murder (Country Store Mysteries #1) by Maddie Day Blurb: In this freshly baked series, author Maddie Day lifts the lid on a small town in southern Indiana, where a newcomer is cooking up a new start–until a murderer muddles the recipe… Nursing a broken heart, Robbie Jordan is trading in her life on the West Coast for the rolling hills of southern Indiana. After paying a visit to her Aunt Adele, she fell in love with the tiny town of South Lick. And when she spots a For Sale sign on a rundown country store, she decides to […]

Posted October 24, 2015 by Lola in Mystery, Review, Romance / 20 Comments

Review: Pane and Suffering by Cheryl Hollon

Review: Pane and Suffering by Cheryl Hollon

Pane and Suffering (A Webb’s Glass Shop Mystery #1) by Cheryl Hollon Blurb; To solve her father’s murder and save the family-owned glass shop, Savannah Webb must shatter a killer’s carefully constructed façade. . . After Savannah’s father dies unexpectedly of a heart attack, she drops everything to return home to St. Petersburg, Florida, to settle his affairs–including the fate of the beloved, family-owned glass shop. Savannah intends to hand over ownership to her father’s trusted assistant and fellow glass expert, Hugh Trevor, but soon discovers the master craftsman also dead of an apparent heart attack. As if the coincidence […]

Posted October 17, 2015 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 16 Comments

Review: A Spark of Justice by J.D. Hawkins

Review: A Spark of Justice by J.D. Hawkins

A Spark of Justice by J.D. Hawkins Blurb: A fatal accident at the circus sparks an insurance investigation that leads John Nieves, a former New York cop, to a list of murder suspects. It seems that The Great Rollo, beloved of millions, had enemies… both at the circus and among his own family. All that is surreal and magical about the circus brings out Nieves’ deepest fears, blinding him to the very real danger that is closer at hand. A bizarre series of revelations and coincidences keep Nieves’ suspicions of the circus people high, even after the actual evidence suggests […]

Posted October 6, 2015 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 16 Comments