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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 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...

Herald of Death (A Special Pennyfoot Hotel Mystery Series #7) by Kate Kingsbury

A dark spirit threatens the Pennyfoot's shiny and bright Christmas...

The Christmas Angel is a welcome sight during the winter season-but not this year. A killer is afoot in Badger's End, cutting a lock of hair from his victims and sticking a gold angel on their foreheads. Cecily Sinclair...

High Kicks, Hot Chocolate, and Homicides (Happy Hoofers Mystery #5)

It’s a Christmas miracle for the Happy Hoofers—Tina, Janice, Pat, Mary Louise, and Gini. They’ve scored a gig at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall with the legendary Rockettes, complete with sexy Santa suits and microphones on their shoes. But when a dazzling diva of a dancer is found dead...

Ho-Ho-Homicide (Liss MacCrimmon Mystery Series #8) by Kaitlyn Dunnett

When an old friend asks Liss and Dan to spend a week on a Maine Christmas tree farm, Liss thinks they’re in for an idyllic vacation. Boy is she wrong!

Holiday Buzz (Coffeehouse Mystery Series #12) by Cleo Coyle

Holiday time is party time in New York City, but after a sparkling winter bash ends with a murder, Village Blend coffeehouse manager Clare Cosi vows to put the killer on ice…
At the Great New York Cookie Swap, pastry chefs bake up their very best for charity. Clare is in charge of the...

Holiday Grind (Coffeehouse Mystery Series #8) by Cleo Coyle

When Village Blend manager Clare Cosi finds a red-suited body in the snow, she adds solving Santa's slaying to her coffeehouse menu, only to discover the jolly old soul had a list that he was checking twice-and the folks on it were not very nice.

Holiday Murder (Lucy Stone Mystery Re-issue of the 1st book)

This book contains two mysteries. The first Lucy Stone Book...
Mistletoe Murder
The First Lucy Stone Mystery!
As if Lucy Stone’s Christmas schedule wasn’t busy enough, she’s also working nights at the famous mail-order company Country Cousins. But when she discovers its very...

Holidays in Ocean Alley (Jolie Gentil Mystery Series #8) Elaine Orr

Aunt Madge is staying briefly in Ocean Alley's Silver Times Assisted Living Apartments. That's what happens when you stand on a stool to hang garland and lose your balance. Her niece Jolie's good friend Scoobie has been known to call the place detention central. Madge's broken wrist and ankle...

Holly and Homicide (Domestic Bliss Series #7) by Leslie Caine

It’s Christmastime in sleepy Snowcap, Colorado, and the town is up in arms. The venerable Goodwin Estate has been sold to enterprising out of towners and is getting a major makeover just in time for the holidays. Interior designers Erin Gilbert and Steve Sullivan walked smack into a storm of...

How the Finch Stole Christmas! (Meg Langslow Series #23)

Meg's husband has decided to escalate his one-man show of Dickens' A Christmas Carol into a full-scale production with a large cast including their sons Jamie and Josh as Tiny Tim and young Scrooge and Meg helping as stage manager.

When a famous, though slightly over-the-hill, actor comes...

How the Light Gets In (Armand Gamache Series #9) by Louise Penny

“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” —Leonard Cohen

Christmas is approaching, and in Québec it’s a time of dazzling snowfalls, bright lights, and gatherings with friends in front of blazing hearths. But shadows are falling on the usually festive season for Chief...

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