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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 Hostage (Zoe Donovan Mystery #31)

When Shawna Jennings, a friend of Alex's, who also happens to be a famous country singer, decides she needs a break from stardom, she decides to hide out with the Zimmerman family over Christmas. When her lookalike cousin, Amber Jennings, is kidnapped after deciding to take advantage of Shawna's...

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...

Homeward Hound (Foxhunting Series #11)

As winter deepens over the Blue Ridge Mountains, even the threat of snowstorms cannot derail this year’s Christmas run, not as long as Sister Jane has a say in it. With spirits high and traditions strong, a glorious parade of hunters in full holiday regalia gathers on the grounds of Tattenhall...

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...

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...

Iced Inn (Gray Whale Inn Series Short Story)

t's Christmastime at the Gray Whale Inn. The inn's kitchen smells like ginger and spice, the ground is frosted with snow, and wedding bells are about to ring out for innkeeper Natalie's favorite niece, Gwen. It's a joyous time... until the families of the bride and groom descend on the island,...

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...

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