Thunderstorm Themed Cozy Mysteries

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Below is a list of cozy mystery books that take place in a storm or thunderstorm. As we've added books to the site we have categorized them using our discretion. There are probably books that fall into these categories that we didn't catch. Please contact us with book suggestions that you think should be in this category.

A Bat in the Belfry (Home Repair Is Homicide Series #16) by Sarah Graves

When it comes to home repair, Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree is a fervent wielder of power drills and paint brushes. And when catching criminals, she’s been known to really bring down the hammer. But when a shocking murder rocks the small town of Eastport, Maine, Jake may be the next victim for whom...

Blue Lightning (Shetland Island Quartet #4) by Ann Cleeves

In the fourth book of Ann Cleeves’ critically acclaimed series set in the Shetland Islands, Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez brings his fiancée home to Fair Isle, a birder’s paradise, where strangers are viewed with suspicions and distrust. When a woman's body is discovered at the island’s bird...

Cancelled by Murder (Postmistress Mystery #2)

Cassie Miller returned to her sleepy hometown in the Berkshires to start over as the new postmistress. But she soon finds that dead letters are nothing compared to murder victims...

With a massive storm about to hit North Ashcot, Massachusetts, threatening floods and widespread wind...

Cocoa Crush (Donut Shop Mystery Series #35)

When Suzanne and Jake leave town to attend a party with friends, they never dream that they are about to become involved in another murder. The stakes continue to rise as an ice storm knocks out the power in the penthouse where they are staying, locking them in with a dead body and a killer...

Cooking up Trouble (Angelina Amalfi Mystery Series #3) by Joanne Pence

Chef Angie Amalfi can't wait to take off from the city for a week to help devise a delicious vegetarian menu for a lovely new B&B in scenic northern California. The not-yet-open-for-business Hill Haven Inn will be the perfect place to take her budding romance with her homicide detective...

Crossing the Lion (Reigning Cats and Dogs Series #9) by Cynthia Baxter

Veterinarian Jessica Popper is still basking in newlywedded bliss when neighbors Betty and Winston beg her to investigate the suspicious death of Linus Merrywood, king of the corporate jungle. On stormy Solitude Island, the Merrywoods have enjoyed the lion’s share of wealth for generations. But...

Floured Felonies (Donut Shop Mystery Series #27)

When an ice storm hits April Springs, it freezes more than the trees and power-lines as one of the town’s residents perishes outside. But soon Suzanne and Grace learn that it wasn’t the cold that killed Santa-suit wearing Greg Whitmore, but a bullet instead. The women must do their best to...

Laying Down the Paw (Paw Enforcement Mystery #2) by Diane Kelly

When a raging tornado hits Forth Worth, Megan's squad car is flipped over--and her devoted police dog, Brigit, is not amused. But that's not all that's upside-down. The streets are littered with looters--and members of a violent street gang--and no local business is safe. It's time to get back...

Mahjonged (Alex Harris Mystery #4) by Elaine Macko

Inviting a group of women over for a night of Mahjong sounded like a good idea to new bride Alex Harris Van der Burg, but with a storm raging outside and a battle brewing between two of the players inside, things aren’t working out quite as planned. And then the lights go out adding one more...

Neighing with Fire (Colleen McCabe Mystery Series #3) by Kathryn O'Sullivan

Fire Chief Colleen McCabe is enjoying a quiet summer and her budding romance with Sheriff Bill Dorman. However, her peaceful start to the tourist season is shattered when a tropical storm blows through Corolla and unearths a body buried under a vacation home boardwalk. When callous land...

The Cats that Chased the Storm (The Cats That Mystery Series #2) Karen Anne Golden

It’s early spring in Erie, Indiana, and the weather has turned most foul. We find Katherine “Katz” Kendall, heiress to the Colfax fortune, living in a pink mansion, caring for her three Siamese and Abby the Abyssinian. Severe thunderstorms frighten the cats, but Scout is better than any weather...

The Corpse with the Sapphire Eyes (Cait Morgan Mystyery #5) Cathy Ace

“Don’t panic, Cait. This death will not spoil our wedding. I promise.”

It’s Cait and Bud’s wedding weekend and nothing is going as planned. The weather in Wales is terrible, the “romantic” castle they chose for their destination wedding feels creepy, and now there’s a dead man at the foot...

Wrecked (Regan Reilly Mystery #13) by Carol Higgins Clark

Private Investigator Regan Reilly and her husband, Jack "no relation" Reilly, head of the NYPD Major Case Squad, are about to celebrate their first wedding anniversary. They are looking forward to a quiet romantic weekend out of town. Wouldn’t you know their choice of destination provides them...