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I Am Half-Sick of Shadows (Flavia de Luce Series #4) by Alan Bradley

It’s Christmastime, and Flavia de Luce—an eleven-year-old sleuth with a passion for chemistry—is tucked away in her laboratory, whipping up a concoction to ensnare Saint Nick. But she is soon distracted when a film crew arrives at Buckshaw, the de Luces’ decaying English estate, to shoot a movie...

Iced (Regan Reilly Mystery #3) by Carol Higgins Clark

It's Christmas in Aspen and P.I. Regan Reilly is vacationing with her parents and hoping to meet an unmarried man. Soon, however, all thoughts of romance turn to sleuthing when million-dollar paintings start disappearing, along with an old friend of Regan's--who happens to be an ex-con. The snow...

If the Shoe Kills (Tourist Trap Mystery #3)  by Lynn Cahoon

The tourist town of South Cove, California, is a lovely place to spend the holidays. But this year, shop owner Jill Gardner discovers there's no place like home for homicide. . .

As owner of Coffee, Books, and More, Jill Gardner looks forward to the hustle and bustle of holiday shoppers....

It's a Wonderful Knife (Comfort Food Mystery #5) Christine Wenger

All Trixie Matkowski wants for Christmas is a break—just not the broken leg she got after slipping on some ice. With Sandy Harbor alive in the hustle and bustle of the season, it’s the busiest time of the year at Trixie’s Silver Bullet Diner. There are millions of things to do, including cater...

Jingle Buried Cookies (Black Cat Cafe #9)

Leona’s Christmas cookies are leaving a trail of cookie crumbs that lead anywhere but to a happy holiday.

As soon as Annie and Jason return from a romantic getaway, a Santa-sized sack of problems lands on their doorstep. Jason might be able to pretend it doesn’t exist and just enjoy the...

 Kissing Christmas Goodbye Series #18 by M.C. Beaton

Agatha Raisin is bored. Her detective agency in the Cotswolds is thriving, but she’ll scream if she has to deal with another missing cat or dog. Only two things seem to offer potential excitement: Christmas, and her ex, James Lacey. This year Agatha’s sure that if she invites James to a splendid...

Let It Sew (Southern Sewing Circle Series #7) by Elizabeth Lynn Casey

Down south, the holidays mean family—and for Yankee librarian Tori Sinclair, family means the Sweet Briar Ladies Society sewing circle. It may not be a white Christmas, but it’s one she’ll never forget—no matter how hard she tries…

Instead of spending a nice, relaxing Christmas with her...

Let There Be Suspects (Ministry is Murder Series #2) by Emile Richards

With the chalk outline gone from their front porch, Aggie Sloan-Wilcox and her minister husband think they can resume their lives. But when Ginger, Aggie's despised former foster sister, comes for Christmas, and turns up dead as a drumstick, Aggie's sister is suspected. Now it's up to Aggie to...

Lowcountry Bordello (Liz Talbot Mystery Series #4) Susan Boyer

The Charleston streets are dressed for the holidays in sophisticated Southern style: topiaries adorned with red ribbons, garland entwined with white lights, and poinsettias potted in gold planters. The high class bordello in a stately historic home is certainly no exception. When Private...

Lucky Stiff (Mattie Winston Mystery Series #4) by Annelise Ryan

It's Christmas Day in the sleepy town of Sorenson, Wisconsin, but instead of unwrapping presents, deputy coroner Mattie Winston is at the burnt remains of a house, where a charred body has been found. The victim is none other than Jack Allen--a paraplegic who recently won a huge casino jackpot....

Manhattan in Miniature (Miniature Mystery Series #8) by Margaret Grace

Perhaps Manhattan, like Christmas, is best seen through the eyes of a child. Gerry Porter provides both magical experiences for granddaughter Maddie when a SuperKrafts manager takes them to New York City for a huge crafts fair. They get to work on both making miniatures and solving crimes, the...

May the Best Man Die (Carnegie Kincaid Mystery Series #3) by Deborah Donnelly

Carnegie Kincaid plans weddings, not stag parties. Then why is she peering through binoculars across the Seattle Ship Canal, watching a shapely Santa stripper get naked in the window of a hip dockside bistro? Because Aaron Gold, her once-significant other, is at the bachelor bash. So is another...

Mele Kalikimaka Murder (Aloha Lagoon Mystery #5)

From bestselling cozy mystery author Aimee Gilchrist comes a holiday Aloha Lagoon Mystery of ho, ho, homicide!

The only thing that Aloha Lagoon Resort manager Charlotte Conner hates more than her employees working on "island time" is Christmas. It isn't just the over commercialized tripe...

Menace at the Christmas Market (Murder on Location 4a Novella)

With the holidays nearing, Kate has time off, a rare occurrence for a location scout. The Jane Austen documentary series is in a production lull, and she plans to spend her time searching for the perfect Christmas gift for Alex, which has turned out to be a task as difficult as finding an...

Merry Little Murder (Rhodes to Murder Mystery #1) by Mary Welk

It was nobody's fault, unless you counted the mice, and even they didn't mean to start trouble. A forgotten candy cane lured them to the Christmas tree stored in the basement of St. Anne's Hospital. The nibbling and gnawing just went on from there. Now there are holes in the trunk where none...

Merry Market Murder (Farmer's Market Mystery Series #5) by Paige Shelton

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Bailey’s Farmers’ Market is this season’s go-to holiday destination, but not all the vendors are feeling the Christmas spirit...

Jam and preserve maker Becca Robins is excited about the extra business that the Ridgeway Christmas Tree Farm is bringing to the market this...

Merry, Merry Ghost (Bailey Ruth Raeburn Series #2) by Carolyn Hart

Being dead can't put a damper on spirited, holiday-loving Bailey Ruth Raeburn.

Christmas is a time for family and giving, and a wealthy woman in Adelaide, Oklahoma, is about to embrace both. Discovering that she has a young grandson, the dowager decides to change her will to leave the...

Mischief in Christmas River (Christmas River Mystery #5) Meg Muldoon

It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Christmas River, and pie baker extraordinaire Cinnamon Peters has everything to look forward to this holiday season. She’s celebrating her one year wedding anniversary with Sheriff Daniel Brightman, her best friend’s getting hitched, and she’s making a...

Mistletoe and Mayhem (A Special Pennyfoot Hotel Mystery Series #6) by Kate Kingsbury

At the Pennyfoot Hotel, Cecily Sinclair Baxter and her staff are hustling and bustling more than ever. Cecily's dear friend Madeline arrives with her new baby and adds a kissing bough to the holiday decorations. But after a footman and a new maid are seen kissing under the bough and turn up dead...

Mistletoe and Murder (Daisy Dalrymple Series #11) by Carola Dunn

In December 1923, the formidable Dowager Viscountess Dalrymple has decided that for Christmas the family will all gather at Brockdene in Cornwall at the invitation of Lord Westmoor. Her daughter - Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher - is something less than pleased but yields to the demands of her mother,...

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