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No Clue at the Inn (A Special Pennyfoot Hotel Mystery Series #1) by Kate Kingsbury

Cecily Baxter and her husband, Hugh, haven't been back to Badgers End in two years-not since they sold the Pennyfoot Hotel and the new owner turned it into a country club. But when Cecily receives a letter asking her to manage the place during the Christmas season, she's delighted to accept....

Not a Creature Was Purring (Paws & Claws Mystery #5)

Inspired by her German heritage, Holly’s grandmother has arranged for Wagtail to have a Christkindl Market packed with goodies and decorations for the howliday tourists. But Holly’s mood takes an unseasonable turn when she learns that her old flame and childhood friend Holmes Richardson has...

Nutty as a Fruitcake Series #10 by Mary Daheim

Hillside Manor's neighbors all adored proprietor Judith McMonigle Flynn's festive suggestion to deck the halls and houses in their cul-de-sac with eye-catching Christmas finery — except Enid Goodrich.The grumpy old humbug refused to cooperate.Then someone cooked her Christmas goose — silencing...

On Borrowed Time (Library Lover's Mystery Series #5) by Jenn McKinlay

The New York Times bestselling Library Lover's mysteries continue with a hot new case...

Loving a good cup of coffee runs in the family for Briar Creek library director Lindsey Norris. But when her brother, Jack, a consultant for a coffee company, goes missing, her favorite beverage...

Ornaments of Death (Josie Prescott Antiques Mystery Series #10) Jane K Cleland

Christmas lights twinkle throughout the cozy coastal town of Rocky Point, New Hampshire, and Prescott's Antiques auction venue has been transformed into a winter wonderland for Josie Prescott's annual holiday party. Josie is especially excited this year-Ian Bennington, a recently discovered...

Plum Pudding Murder (Hannah Swensen Series #12) by Joanne Fluke

The yuletide season in Lake Eden, Minnesota, guarantees a white Christmas, delectable holiday goodies from Hannah Swensen's bakery, The Cookie Jar--and murder. As a shadow hangs over her friends' Christmas wedding, Hannah's determined to cook a killer's goose before anyone else gets burned. . ....

Premeditated Peppermint (Amish Candy Shop Mystery #3)

Christmas is Bailey King’s favorite time of year. For her first Yuletide in Harvest, Ohio, the former big-city chocolatier is recreating a cherished holiday treat: peppermint combined with molten white chocolate. But her sugar high plummets when her former boyfriend walks into the candy shop she...

Purring around the Christmas Tree (Pawsitively Organic #6)

In the New England town of Frog’s Ledge, the Holiday Light Festival is a Christmas tradition. Killing Santa is not. To bring joy back to the season, organic pet patisserie owner Kristan “Stan” Connor will have to find another Santa before it’s too late . . .

To the townspeople’s delight,...

Read and Buried (Ashton Corners Book Club Mystery Series #2 by Erika Chase

Hosting an award-winning novelist is quite a Christmas coup for the Ashton Corners Mystery Readers and Cheese Straw Society. But when he’s murdered in Lizzie Turner’s house, she’s got a holiday homicide on her hands …

For their very first guest author event, most of the book club members...

Read and Gone (Haunted Library Mystery #2)

Right in time for the holidays, comes Allison Brook’s second Haunted Library mystery, a perfect present for readers of Jenn McKinlay and Leslie Meier.

Twenty million dollars’ worth of missing gems bring Carrie Singleton’s long-lost and larcenous dad back into her life and it’s up to...

Reindeer Roundup (Zoe Donovan Mystery #27)

It's funny, it's family, it's a Zak and Zoe Christmas Mystery.

A reindeer invasion, baby on the way, small town decked out for the holidays, and killer on the loose, all come together in this fun and heartwarming Christmas Cozy Mystery.

Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen (Year Round Christmas Mystery #1) Vicki Delany

In Rudolph, New York, it’s Christmastime all year long. But this December, while the snow-lined streets seem merry and bright, a murder is about to ruin everyone’s holiday cheer…

As the owner of Mrs. Claus’s Treasures, Merry Wilkinson knows how to decorate homes for the holidays. That’s...

Ringing in Murder (A Special Pennyfoot Hotel Mystery Series #4) by Kate Kingsbury

This season, Cecily has a surprise for her guests: gorgeous Christmas crackers handmade for the Pennyfoot. But when a mysterious fire breaks out in an upstairs room, it kills the Christmas mood-and two guests. Now Cecily's dead-set on solving this mystery before another deadly present turns up...

Santa Clawed (Mrs. Murphy Series #17) by Rita Mae Brown

As Harry well knows, there’s hardly a place on earth cozier than Crozet, Virginia, at Christmastime. Snowflakes, carolers, it’s all picture-perfect until Harry and her husband, Fair, find the tree they’ve chosen grimly decorated with a corpse. The tree farm is run by the Brothers of Love, a...

Santa Cruise (Mary & Carol Higgins Clark Holiday Series #4) by Carol Higgins Clark

America's Queen of Suspense -- Mary Higgins Clark -- joins forces with her daughter Carol -- bestselling author of the Regan Reilly mysteries -- in this fast-paced novel set on a special holiday cruise that sets sail from Miami the day after Christmas.

Alvirah Meehan, the lottery winner...

Santa Puppy (Tourist Trap Mystery #12)

’Twas the season of Christmas, and all through South Cove, California, Santa is working overtime to deliver a special gift . . .

Jill Gardner has volunteered her Coffee, Books, and More to host a Christmas adopt-a-pet party. Among the potential forever friends is a male terrier named Baby...

Santa Sleuth (Zoe Donovan Mystery #18) Kathi Daley

It's Christmas in Ashton Falls and the entire Zimmerman household is gearing up for their first Christmas as a newly formed family unit. While Zak is busy decking the halls, Zoe is busy tracking down a killer while still taking the time to make certain a little girls Christmas wish comes true....

Santa's Last Muffin (Hansel & Pretzel Mystery #1)

Yuletide season seems to be a merry time in Kitchener, Ontario. Everyone is enjoying the town’s traditional Christkindl Market, until Santa Claus is discovered – with a knife stuck in his back …

The murder investigation cancels Linn Sommer’s date with her big crush, the handsome police...

Seeds of Revenge (Greenhouse Mystery #3)

It’s the holiday season, and the mood in Winsome is anything but jolly…Megan Sawyer is determined to farm year-round. She’s braving a December snowstorm after pitching her greenhouse greens to Philadelphia chefs when she sees a stranger stranded on the side of the road. It’s Merry Chance’s niece...

Shadows on a Maine Christmas (Antique Print Mystery Series #7) Lea Wait

Antique print dealer Maggie Summer has come to Maine for a storybook Christmas with her beloved Will Brewer and his Great-Aunt Nettie, who has gathered together her longtime friends for holiday celebrations. Maggie and Will love each other, although Maggie is determined to adopt children and...

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