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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...

Eggs on Ice (Cackleberry Club Series #8)

Some say that casting crusty attorney Allen Sharpe as Scrooge in the Kindred Players production of "A Christmas Carol" is just playing to type. He's not the most beloved man in town. In fact, you'd have a dickens of a time finding someone who liked him. Still it's a shock when the Ghost of...

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...

Felony Fruitcake (When The Fat Ladies Sing Mystery #5 Short Story)  Linda Kozar

Note: this is only 47 pages long!

When Sue Jan and the gals at the Crown of Glory Beauty Salon and Boutique set out the egg nog and fruitcake at their annual Christmas Soiree, they have no idea the town’s senior citizen playboy, Bubba Bustalet will be hit on the noggin with the fruitcake...

Fleece Navidad (Knitting Mystery Series #6) by Maggie Sefton

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas for the knitters of Fort Connor, Colorado, who are furiously working on their holiday projects. Juliet, the town's "little brown wren" librarian, is known for her beautiful handmade Christmas capes, and she has extra reason to be joyful this year—she's...

Flourless to Stop Him (Baker's Treat Mystery Series #3) by Nancy Parra

The author of Murder Gone A-Rye and Gluten for Punishment returns to Oiltop, Kansas, where gluten-free baker Toni Holmes has to separate the wheat from the chaff to clear her brother of murder.

It’s never a good time for a crisis. Toni’s busy whipping up gluten-free holiday treats when a...

Freshly Ground Murder (Killer Coffee Mystery #3)

The holidays have arrived, and nothing is going to steal the joy of Roxanne Bloom’s first Christmas in Honey Springs.
The town’s annual Christmas in the Park is underway and includes a Christmas Pawrade that’ll help the furry residents at Pet Palace get a home for Christmas. It’s not the...

Ghost On Duty (Destiny Bay Cozy Mystery #2)  J.D. Winters

Just when Mele Keahi thinks her new life in North Destiny Bay is settling down, everything turns against her. First she suspects the detective she’s taken a shine to has a new lady on the line, then she finds another body. The police captain is growing suspicious, her ghost is getting pushy, and...

Gingerbread and Ghosts (Peridale Cafe Mystery #10)

Christmas falls on Peridale, but which unlucky resident won't escape the festive season unharmed?

Gingerbread Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke

This is a Christmas Edition that features 3 cozy mystery authors. Joann Fluke writes the first story so I've included it in the Hannah Swenson series. This does not have a series number. Read below for the titles and authors of the other 2 stories.

Nothing's better on Christmas Eve...

Gingerbread Murder (Frosted Love Cozy Mystery #21) Summer Prescott

Can a dog solve a murder? Missy is about to find out. After a stray leads her back to the scene of a gruesome crime, the investigation into the reclusive victim's life begins. After several enemies are discovered, the search for a suspect becomes more complicated than Chas and Missy thought it...

Grave Apparel (Crime of Fashion Series #5) by Ellen Byerrum

The "fabulously fun"* fashionista/sleuth Lacey Smithsonian is back in the case of a food editor who may have given her holiday sweater-hating coworker her just desserts...

Hark the Herald Angels Slay (Year Round Christmas Mystery #3)

The town of Rudolph, New York, has the Christmas spirit all year long—but when homicide heats up a summer holiday, it’s up to shop owner Merry Wilkinson to wrap up the case.

In Rudolph, Christmas in July heralds Santa’s arrival by boat to begin his summer vacation at the lake, and Merry...

He Sees You When You’re Sleeping (Mary & Carol Higgins Clark Holiday Series #2)

Sterling Brooks has been cooling his heels in the Celestial Waiting Room for forty-six years, waiting for admission to heaven. Finally, just days before Christmas, he's summoned before the Heavenly Council and found unworthy; throughout his life he had been hopelessly self-absorbed. To redeem...

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