Cozy Mystery Series Set in Florida

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Below you'll find a list of cozy mystery series that are set in Florida. There are series that feature culinary and bookstore themes and more! Please feel free to suggest a cozy mystery series that we may have missed.

Bad Hair Day Mystery Series by Nancy Cohen

Award-winning author Nancy J. Cohen writes the Bad Hair Day Mystery Series. It features hairdresser Marla Shore, who solves crimes with wit and style under the sultry Florida sun. Several of these titles have made the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association bestseller list.

Big Lake Mystery Series by Lesley Diehl

Lesley Diehl writes the Big Lake Mystery Series which started in 2011 and is set in Florida. It features Emily Rhodes who came to rural Florida for the cowboys, the cattle, and to do a little country two-step, not to solve murders...

By the Sea Mystery Series

Kathleen Bridge writes the By the Sea Mystery series which starts in April 2018 and is set in Florida. Liz Holt returns home after an intense decade in New York to help run the family inn. The Indialantic by the Sea hotel has a hundred-year-old history on beautiful Melbourne Beach, Florida, and...

Dead-End Job Mystery Series by Elaine Viets

This series started in 2003 and is set in Florida. It features Helen Hawthorne who left the fast track-- on the run from the court, she works dead-end jobs for cash under the table. She works a different low-paying job each novel. Helen finds herself solving murders with each turn she takes.

Dying to Live by Jane Grossman

Jane Grossman writes the Dying to Live Mystery series which started in 2013 and is set in Palm Beach, Florida. It features a group of eight close-knit widows living in Palm Beach who all agree life is for celebrating. The spend their time on lavish shopping trips, playing bridge, and exchanging...

Eve Appel Mysteries Series by Lesley Diehl

Lesley Diehl writes the Eve Appel Mysteries Series which started in September 2013 and is set in rural Florida and features spunky and outspoken Eve Appel. Eve moves from Connecticut to rural Florida intent on starting a new life, free of drama, and more importantly, her soon-to-be ex-husband....

Haunted Souvenir Shop Mystery Series by Christy Fifield

This series started in 2012 and takes place in Florida. It features Glory Martine who has inherited her uncle's Souvenir Shop... that just happens to be haunted.

Health Nut Mystery Series by Patrice Lyle

Patrice Lyle writes the Health Nut Mystery Series which started in 2015 and is set in Florida. It features Naturopathic doctor Dr. Piper Meadows and her very improper Great Aunt Alfa and their potbelly pig Brownie.

Jamie Quinn Mystery Series Barbara Venkataraman

Barbara Venkataraman writes the Jamie Quinn Mystery series which is set in Florida. It features reluctant lawyer, Jamie Quinn. In the first book Jamie Quinn, who has been living in a grief-driven fog since her mother's unexpected death, must help solve a murder when her cousin Adam is accused of...

Key West Culinary Mystery Series by Summer Prescott

Summer Prescott writes the Key Lime Culinary Mystery series which is set in the Florida keys and started in 2015. It features pie shop owner Marilyn and her quirky daughter.

Key West Food Critic by Lucy Burdette

Lucy Burdette writes the Key West Food Critic series which started in 2012 and takes place in Key West Florida. It features Hayley Snow. Hayley Snow's life always revolved around food. But when she applies to be a food critic for a Key West style magazine, she discovers that her new boss would...

Murders by Design Series by Jean Harrington

Jean Harrington writes the Murders by Design mystery series which started in 2012 and is set in Florida. It features interior designer Deva Dunne. Deva who has an eye for detail and a nose for trouble.

Oceanside Mystery Series

CeeCee James writes the Oceanside Mystery Series which is set in Florida. It features Maisie Swenson who takes over as manager at Florida’s elite Oceanside hotel, she’s thrilled to move on site with her Momma and their basset hound, Bingo.

Pet Psychic Mystery Series by Shannon Esposito

Shannon Esposito writes the Pet Psychic Mystery series which is set in Florida. Darwin Winters, reluctant pet psychic, is determined to leave her family's paranormal past behind and lead a normal life. So she strikes out on her own and opens up a new pet boutique in St. Pete, Florida. She...

Pineapple Port Cozy Mystery Series Amy Vansant

Amy Vansant writes the Pineapple Port Cozy Mystery series which is set in Florida. It features Charlotte who is in her twenties but lives in a retirement community. She has lived there a long time with her grandmother before she died and has found a way to incorporate herself into all the...

Read Em' and Eat Mystery Series by Terrie Farley Moran

Terrie Farley Moran writes the Read Em' and Eat Mystery series which started in August 2014 and is set in Fort Myers, Florida. It features Mary “Sassy” Cabot and Bridget Mayfield—owners of the bookstore café, Read ’Em and Eat. But when they’re not dishing about books or serving up scones, Sassy...

Webb’s Glass Shop Mystery Series by Cheryl Hollon

Cheryl Hollon writes the Webb’s Glass Shop Mystery series which started in September 2015 and is set in St. Petersburg, Florida. It features Savannah Webb. After Savannah’s father dies unexpectedly of a heart attack, she drops everything to return home to St. Petersburg, Florida, to settle his...