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Crepe Factor (Scrapbooking Mystery Series #14)

The Winter Market in the French Quarter is in full swing, but murder isn’t taking a holiday in the latest from the New York Times bestselling author of Parchment and Old Lace...

The holidays are a busy time for scrapbook shop owner Carmela Bertrand—but not so hectic that she doesn’t have...

Crewel Yule (Needlecraft Mystery Series #8) by Monica Ferris

Part-time sleuth and full-time owner of the needlework shop Crewel World, Betsy Devonshire prepares for a chilling holiday season filled with mistletoe—and murder.

Dae's Christmas Past (Missing Pieces Mystery #6) Joyce & Jim Lavene

Featuring Pet Psychic Mary Catherine Roberts! When wild horse rescue director Tom Watts is found dead on Duck Road, psychic mayor Dae O’Donnell is determined to find out who killed him. Her friend, Jake Burleson, is accused of killing Tom even though the two men have been good friends for years...

Dandy Gilver and the Reek of Red Herrings (Dandy Gilver Mystery #9) Catriona McPherson

On the rain-drenched, wave-lashed, wind-battered Banffshire coast, tiny fishing villages perch on ledges which would make a seagull think twice and crumbly mansions cling to crumblier cliff tops while, out in the bay, the herring drifters brave the storms to catch their silver darlings. It's...

Dashing Through the Snow (Mary & Carol Higgins Clark Holiday Series #5) by Carol Higgins Clark

From beloved mother-daughter duo Mary Higgins Clark, America's Queen of Suspense, and Carol Higgins Clark, author of the hugely popular Regan Reilly mystery series, comes Dashing Through the Snow, a holiday treat you won't want to miss.

In the picturesque village of Branscombe, New...

Deadly Patterns (Magical Dressmaking Mystery Series #3) by Melissa Bourbon

Bliss, Texas, is gearing up for its annual Winter Wonderland festival, but when a mysterious Scrooge ends the merriment with murder, it’ll take more than a ghost from Christmas past to set things right.

Designing a holiday fashion show set in the town’s most prominent historic mansion...

Death by Eggnog (Bookstore Cafe Mystery #5)

Krissy Hancock is staying in her adopted hometown of Pine Hills, Ohio, for Christmas this year—and she even has a whole week off from her combination bookstore-café. But a killer is about to dampen her spirits . . .

Unfortunately, Krissy’s been roped into filling in for a sick elf in the...

Death of a Christmas Caterer (Hayley Powell Mystery Series #5) by Lee Hollis

Who better than food and cocktails columnist Hayley Powell to book a caterer for the Island Times holiday party? But Hayley's quest for a cook turns into the pursuit of a killer who caters to no one...Office Christmas parties can sometimes mean career suicide - but they rarely lead to murder....

Death of a Snob Series #6 by M.C. Beaton

Believing that someone is trying to murder her, gorgeous Jane Wetherby asks Hamish Macbeth to spend Christmas with her and an exclusive group of friends at her Scottish island health farm. With a cold in his head and no place to go for the holidays, Hamish accepts her invitation. He thinks the...

Death With All the Trimmings (Key West Food Critic Mystery Series #5) by Lucy Burdette

The only snow in Key West this Christmas is Hayley Snow, food critic for Key Zest magazine, who is not getting time off for the holiday or time off from murder.

It may be Christmastime, but thoughts of peace on earth, good will toward men, don’t seem to extend to the restaurant biz....

December Dread (Murder-by-Month Series #8) by Jess Lourey

With Christmas just over a week away, ’tis the season for grinning sales elves on TV, maddeningly jolly Muzak, and a guilty Nut Goodie addiction. But for Mira James and other Battle Lake-area women, the holidays are marred by something far worse—a serial killer leaving candy canes as his calling...

Deck the Halls (Mary & Carol Higgins Clark Holiday Series #1) Carol Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark, America's Queen of Suspense, and her daughter, bestselling author Carol Higgins Clark, have joined forces for the first time to create a brilliant and exciting story of high-stakes intrigue and detection in a kidnapping played out against a holiday setting.

Three days...

Decked with Folly (A Special Pennyfoot Hotel Mystery Series #5) by Kate Kingsbury

The Pennyfoot Hotel is decked out in holiday style, but when one of Cecily's candlesticks disappears, she realizes someone is lacking in Christmas spirit. Still, petty thievery seems the least of her problems when she learns a former employee has been found dead in her duck pond. He hasn't...

Duck the Halls (Meg Langslow Series #16) by Donna Andrews

'Tis the season to be jolly - and for Meg Langslow to round up stray animals of all sorts as well as a killer. Duck the Halls!

The brilliantly funny Donna Andrews delivers boughs of holly and barrels of laughs with Meg's latest adventure in her award-winning, New York Times bestselling...

Elvis and the Blue Christmas Corpse (Southern Cousins Mystery Series #5) by Peggy Webb

Elvis is back in Mississippi with his crime solving co-owners, Callie Valentine and Jack Jones. The Jones just back from the misadventures in the Mayan jungles are co-existing while Jack's broken leg heals. Although the divorce is proceeding, our Callie is having second thoughts.

Uncle...

Elvis and the Bridegroom Stiffs (Southern Cousins Series #6) by Peggy Webb

Christmas wedding fever and scandal are in the air! The bride ditched everybody’s favorite feed and seed man for a stranger who has women all over Mooreville swooning. It’s enough to make Callie Valentine Jones turn in her hair-cutting scissors, especially when she finds them buried in the...

Facials Can Be Fatal (Bad Hair Day Mystery #13)

During the frenzy of the December holidays, the last thing salon owner Marla Vail needs is a dead body slathered in a green facial mask at her new day spa.The victim, Valerie Weston, had been a major donor for Friends of Old Florida, a nonprofit historic preservation society.Marla's stylists are...

Fatal Frost (Dewberry Farm Mystery #2)

Lucy Resnick’s nerves are as tight as a tea cozy. Her new goats, Hot Lips and Gidget, keep making a break for the town square, her truck is dying, and her boyfriend’s gorgeous ex-wife is in town for the holidays. Worse, someone’s digging holes on her land…and uprooting her peach orchard and...

Feliz Navidead (Santa Fe Café Mystery #3)

Holly, jolly, and downright deadly—the third Santa Fe Café mystery unwraps surprises both naughty and nice . . . It’s the most picturesque time of the year in Santa Fe, and Chef Rita Lafitte of Tres Amigas Café hopes the twinkling lights and tasty holiday treats will charm her visiting mom. Rita...

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