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Antiques Fruitcake (Trash 'n' Treasures Mysteries Series #9) by Barbara Allan

During the dress rehearsal for small-town Serenity’s festive Christmas play, star Madeline de Morlaye topples over—on stage!—after a bite of prop pastry. Since the frosty actress had earned plenty of enemies through her offstage dramatics, the cast of suspects is longer than Santa’s “Naughty or...

Antiques Ho-Ho-Homicides (Trash 'n' Treasures Mysteries #15)

To Brandy Borne and her ditzy diva mother, homicide in small-town Serenity is the gift that keeps on taking. But murder turns merry as Brandy and Vivian gather collectible clues in a wintry workshop, seek the grinch who dimmed a pageant star’s twinkle, and bag the humbug helper who snuffed a...

Antiques Slay Ride (Trash 'n' Treasures Novella) by Barbara Allan

The Christmas rush is on as Brandy Borne and her quaintly quirky mother, Vivian, sniff out plum collectibles for resale, only to find the owner of a Santa's workshop worth of treasures has received some deadly tidings. It’s beginning to look a lot like murder…but who wanted the deceased closed...

Antiques St. Nicked (Trash 'n' Treasures Mysteries Series #11) Barbara Allan

Hey Santa, get a clue . . .

NOTE: This book is only 89 pages!

Baby, it’s cold outside at small-town Serenity’s annual Holiday Stroll festivities. But that doesn’t stop Brandy Borne and her theatrical mother, Vivian, from making merry. That is, until the two find something frosty...

Apple Cider Slaying (Cider Shop Mystery #1)

Apples are at the core of the family business run by Winona Mae Montgomery and her Granny Smythe. But this year’s crop is unseasonably ripe with murder . . .

ONE ROTTEN APPLE

Blossom Valley, West Virginia, is home to Smythe Orchards, Winnie and her Granny’s beloved twenty-five-acre...

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 and the Heart of Gold (Aunt Dimity Series #24)

It's almost Christmas in the small English village of Finch--and everyone is sick. Though many of the villagers regretfully decline their invitations to Emma Harris's annual Christmas bash, Lori Shepherd has no intention of missing it. When the winter weather takes a turn for the worse, it's...

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...

Breaking the Mould (Vintage Kitchen Mystery #8)

In the new Vintage Kitchen Mystery from the author of No Grater Danger, when the town’s resident Scrooge is found dead, Jaymie says Bah humbug! to murder . . .

Includes a vintage recipe!

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...

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