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Armed (Alex Harris Mystery #1)  by Elaine Macko

‘Twas the week before Christmas and all through the mannequin factory things were not quite what they seemed—especially not for the body of the woman splayed out in the dark warehouse. Nothing like a nice little murder to stir things up right before the holidays in this quaint New England town...

As the Christmas Cookie Crumbles (Food Lovers' Village Mystery #5)

In Jewel Bay, all is merry and bright. At Murphy’s Mercantile, AKA the Merc, manager Erin Murphy is ringing in the holiday season with food, drink, and a new friend: Merrily Thornton. A local girl gone wrong, Merrily’s turned her life around. But her parents have publicly shunned her, and they...

Aunt Dimity's Christmas (Aunt Dimity Series #5) by Nancy Atherton

Lori Shepherd can hardly wait for Christmas this year. Now that the lean times are over, the cottage Aunt Dimity willed her is more beautiful than ever, her nine-month-old twins, Will and Rob, are thriving, and she and husband Bill have never been happier. Determined to make this Christmas the...

Away in a Manger (Molly Murphy Series #16) Rhys Bowen

It's Christmastime in 1905 New York City, and for once, Molly Murphy Sullivan is looking forward to the approaching holidays. She has a family of her own now. She and Daniel have a baby son and 12-year-old Bridie is living with them as their ward. As Molly and the children listen to carolers in...

Bells, Spells, and Murders (Witch City Mystery #7)

Lee Barrett has landed her dream job at Salem’s WICH-TV. As the new field reporter, she’ll be covering events live as they’re unfolding. Next on her holiday checklist is an interview with the beloved chairman of a popular walking tour through Salem’s historic districts. But it may be his ghost...

Better Off Thread (Embroidery Mystery Series #10)

Marcy is busy helping her customers make hand-crafted ornaments at her embroidery shop, the Seven-Year Stitch. But despite the yuletide bustle, when her friend Captain Moe asks for her help, she can’t refuse—especially when the favor is to play the elf to his Santa for sick children at a local...

Blue Christmas (Weezie and Bebe Mystery #3) by Mary Kay Andrews

'Tis the week before Christmas, and antiques dealer Weezie Foley is in a frenzy to do up her shop right for the Savannah historical district decorating contest, which she fully intends to win. Her motif is Graceland Blue Christmas, with lots of tinsel, an aluminum tree, and enough tacky retro...

Buried Bones (Sarah Booth Delaney Series #2) by Carolyn Haines

Private investigation isn't on the list of a southern belle's most desirable accomplishments- but it's saved Sarah Booth Delaney's southern homestead. Now all she has to cope with is its bossy antebellum ghost who is determined to save Sarah- from spinsterhood. Then comes the perfect social...

Buried in Bargains (Good Buy Girls Mystery Series #3) by Josie Belle

Maggie Gerber and those discount divas, the Good Buy Girls, are gearing up for their first big holiday thrift shop sale. But one of the Girls—Joanne Claramotta, pregnant with her first child—is acting less than festive. It could be hormones. Or it could be Diane Jenkins, the young knockout her...

Busy Body Series #21 by M.C. Beaton

Cranky yet lovable Agatha Raisin has always been ambivalent about holiday cheer, though her cozy village of Carsely has long prided itself on its Christmas festivities. Until now. This year, local Health and Safety Board officer John Sunday is threatening to undo some of Carsley’s most time-...

Candy Cane Caper (Zoe Donovan Mystery #22)

Things go from crazy to insane in the Zimmerman household when Scooter's dad comes to town, Zoe tries to find the perfect gift for Zak while helping out with Hometown Christmas, and Levi finds the body of bakeshop owner Candy Kane dead in the pantry. It's funny, it's family, it's a Zak and Zoe...

Candy Cane Murder (Hannah Swensen Series) Joanne Fluke

This book is a special Christmas edition that includes 3 stories from 3 different cozy mystery writers. Joann Fluke is first in line. This does not have a series number but I included it in the Hannah Swenson Series.

'Tis the season for trimming the tree, caroling, baking cookies, and...

Cheddar Off Dead (An Undercover Dish Mystery #2)

The Christmas holidays are one of Lilah’s favorite times of the year, filled with friends, family, and, of course, tons of food orders for her Covered Dish clients. But Lilah’s Yuletide cheer ends when she sees a most Grinch-like crime: the murder of a Santa in a school parking lot.

It...

Chocolate Fudge Murder (Frosted Love Cozy Mystery #20) Summer Prescott

What could be more stressful than a full Beach House during the holidays? Missy and Chas are about to find out, and Spencer might end up providing them with the crucial clues. Echo and Carla's drama intensifies just in time for Maggie to catch an untimely flu, and this story kicks off with a...

Christmas Bliss (Weezie and Bebe Mystery #3.5)  by Mary Kay Andrews

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and Savannah was breezy

But there's trouble afoot - and it's heading toward Weezie.

Seems BeBe’s been holding a big secret back

that would make Santa’s reindeer stop dead in their tracks.

Can these two best friends wriggle out of...

Christmas Cake Murder (Hannah Swensen Series #23)

t’s Christmas many years ago, and topping young Hannah Swensen’s wish list is becoming the go-to baker in Lake Eden, Minnesota. But as Hannah finds out, revisiting holiday memories can be
murder . . .

With her dream of opening The Cookie Jar taking shape, Hannah’s life matches the...

Christmas Caramel Murder (Hannah Swensen Series #20)

Christmas normally descends on Lake Eden, Minnesota, as gently as reindeer alighting on a rooftop—but this yuletide season the only thing coming down Hannah Swensen’s chimney is a case of murder . . .

The holidays have arrived, and Hannah and her good pal Lisa have agreed to provide all...

Christmas Carol Murder (Lucy Stone Series #20) by Leslie Meier

It's Christmas in Tinker's Cove, Maine, and Lucy Stone is excited about her acting debut in the town's production of A Christmas Carol. But a real life Scrooge has everyone feeling frosty, and with a murderer on the loose, Lucy will have to unwrap her sleuthing skills faster than she can say, "...

Christmas Cookie Murder (Lucy Stone Series #6) by Leslie Meier

For Lucy Stone, the best thing about Christmas in Tinker's Cove has always been the annual Cookie Exchange. But the usual generosity and goodwill is missing from this year's event which turns out to be a complete disaster.

Petty rivalries and feuds that have long been simmering finally...

Christmas Cozy (Zoe Donovan Mysery #12) by Kathi Daley

Christmas in Ashton Falls is always a magical time of year. The first big snow has arrived, the tree in the town square has been decorated, the window displays completed, and Hometown Christmas is just around the corner. Zoe finds herself knee deep in holiday shopping and Children’s wishes as...

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