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Mrs. Jeffries and the Mistletoe Mix-Up (Mrs. Jeffries Series #29) by Emily Brightwell

Ring in the season with another Mrs. Jeffries tale of holiday homicide.

Under a bundle of mistletoe, art collector Daniel McCourt lies with his throat slit, a bloody sword next to his body. Inspector Witherspoon is determined to solve the case-preferably before the eggnog is ladled out on...

Mrs. Jeffries and the Silent Knight (Mrs. Jeffries Series #20) by Emily Brightwell

Sir George Braxton was found lying face down in a frozen fountain with the back of his skull bashed to bits. The case is complicated by a distinct lack of holiday cheer in the victim’s three argumentative middle-aged daughters and their sullen houseguests. Even the cranky cat hates everyone....

Mrs. Jeffries and the Three Wise Women (Mrs. Jefferies Series #36)

Christopher Gilhaney isn’t a popular man, and he proves why once again when he insults every guest at Abigail Chase’s Guy Fawkes Night dinner party. When Gilhaney is shot dead under the cover of the night’s fireworks, his murder is deemed a robbery gone wrong. But when the case hasn’t been...

Mrs. Jeffries and the Yuletide Weddings (Mrs. Jeffries Series #26) by Emily Brightwell

The week before Christmas, Inspector Gerald Witherspoon's staff prepares for the long-awaited wedding of Betsy and Smythe. But when a middle-aged spinster is killed in what looks like a random crime, the Inspector suspects otherwise. With uncooperative witnesses, sulking relatives, and a second...

Mulled Murder (A Special Pennyfoot Hotel Mystery #9) by Kate Kingsbury

This holiday season at the Pennyfoot, the head count is down—but the body count is up…

With one of her housemaids leaving to get married, Cecily Sinclair Baxter wants nothing more for Christmas than some good help. Instead of visions of sugar plums, she’s calling the plumber to deal with...

Murder at Christmas (Sand and Sea Hawaiian Mystery #4)

It is the week before Christmas and the Dolphin Bay Resort where Lani works is packed with holiday visitors. There is a strange flu working its way through the staff at the resort so those who are left have been asked to work double shifts. Lani works as a lifeguard by day and a Santa's Helper...

Murder at the Holiday Flotilla (Magnolia Mystery Series #9) by Ellen Elizabeth Hunter

Why can’t the Wilkes sisters enjoy a quiet, joyful Christmas season like everyone else? Why do their best laid plans get derailed by murder and mayhem? All Ashley wants is to celebrate a joyful Christmas with Jon and their precious babies. Melanie is about to be inaugurated as the president of...

Murder By Christmas (Edna Davies Mystery Series #4) by Suzanne Young

Edna Davies’ Christmas preparations have been delayed by her having to tend to a husband immobilized with a fractured kneecap. Suddenly, the holiday is less than a week away and she doesn’t even have a tree. Adding to her worries, a winter snowstorm threatens to strand her two youngest children...

Murder in Her Stocking (Granny Reid Mystery #1)

As the Moonlight Magnolia Agency revisits old memories on Christmas Eve, Granny Reid takes the reins back thirty years to the 1980s—back when she went by Stella, everyone’s hair was bigger, and sweaters were colorful disasters. But murder never went out of style . . .

Christmas has...

Murder of a Stacked Librarian (Scumble River Series #16) by Denise Swanson

There’s no place like Scumble River at Christmastime, and this year, school psychologist Skye Denison has twice as much to celebrate—and to do. In addition to the usual holiday frenzy, Skye’s wedding to police chief Wally Boyd is less than a week away—that is, if the groom isn’t too busy working...

Murder on Monday (Lois Meade Series #1) by Ann Purser

A devoted wife and mother of three, Lois Meade cleans houses in the quaint village of Long Farnden. When a local spinster is murdered, Lois finds herself poking around her clients' houses for clues. But her quest for the killer will uncover some surprising secrets about this seemingly peaceful...

Murder on the Candlelight Tour (Magnolia Mystery Series #2) by Ellen Elizabeth Hunter

It's a dream come true for historic preservationist Ashley Wilkes: her restored Victorian house is on the Olde Wilmington by Candlelight tour. But her dream quickly turns nightmarish when a docent is murdered in the library, and her friend, history professor Binkie Higgins, is the likely suspect...

Murder Takes a Holiday (Izzy Greene Mystery #3) Sylvia Selfman

Note: This book is only 73 pages.

It's holiday vacation time but not for Izzy and Flo.
When Izzy goes to a posh Christmas party at her friend's fabulous home, she winds up doing a party favor for the hostess that leads to mayhem, mistletoe and maybe even murder. Plus a dash of...

Murder Trims the Tree (Yooper Mystery Series #5) by Deb Baker

This is a 15,000 word novella. When Gertie and her cohorts decide to do their court-ordered community service at the local assisted living home during the Christmas season, they get more than they (plea) bargained for.

Murder Under the Tree (Kay Driscoll Mystery Series #2) by Susan Bernhardt

While Kay Driscoll attends a Christmas tea at Hawthorne Hills Retirement Home, a beloved caretaker dies from an allergic reaction to peanuts. When the official coroner's report rules the cause of death to be accidental, a small group of residents suspect foul play and call upon Kay to...

Murder Under the Tree (Kay Driscoll Mystery Series #2) Susan Bernhardt

While Kay attends a Christmas tea at Hawthorne Hills Retirement Home, a beloved caretaker dies from an allergic reaction to peanuts. When the official coroner's report rules the cause of death to be accidental, a small group of residents suspect foul play and call upon Kay to investigate.

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Murder with All the Trimmings (Josie Marcus, Mystery Shopper Series #4) by Elaine Viets

A humbug of a Shopping mystery...

From The Anthony and Agatha Award-Winning Author of Accessory to Murder

Includes insider shopping tips!

Mystery shopper Josie Marcus doesn't get the appeal of the year-round Christmas shop. But when three such holiday houses pop up within...

Murder, Served Simply (Amish Quilt Mysteries Series #3) by Isabella Alan

Amish quilt shop owner Angie Braddock has a lot on her plate this Christmas. But things only get worse after someone develops a taste for murder…

Angie’s parents are visiting Rolling Brook for Christmas—but unfortunately, her ex is joining them. Luckily, Angie has no time to dwell on her...

Murder-on-Sea (Whitstable Pearl Mystery #2)

It's not the season of good will to all men...

The festive month is kicking off in style and Pearl is rushed off her feet with her restaurant, The Whitstable Pearl. She's also busy planning her own family Christmas and providing mulled wine for a charity church fundraiser when Christmas...

Murderous Mince (Pie in the Sky Mystery Series #2) by Ellie Grant

In this second charming novel in the Pie Shop cozy mystery series, a modern-day Lothario is shot dead, and it’s up to Maggie to clear her aunt and partner-in-pie from the suspect list.

It’s Christmastime at Pie in the Sky, Aunt Clara’s pie shop, and she has a new beau, Donald Wickerson,...

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