Cozy Mystery Series Set in New York

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Below you'll find a list of cozy mystery series that are set in New York. Some of the cozy series feature book stores, coffee shops, event planning themes and more! Please feel free to suggest a cozy mystery series that we may have missed.

Agent to the Paws Mystery Series

E.J. Copperman write the Agent to the Paws Mystery Series which started in August 2017 and is set in New York. It features Kay Powell who is the Agent to the Paws, representing showbiz clients who aren’t exactly people. In fact: they're dogs.

Algonquin Round Table Mystery Series by J.J. Murphy

J.J. Murphy writes the Algonquin Round Table Mystery series which started in 2011 and is set in 1920s Manhattan New York. It features Dorothy Parker and a circle of writers who regularly meets for lunch in a hotel dining room. The "Algonquin Round Table" also includes (the Algonquins)-- writers...

Bay Island Psychic Mystery Series Lena Gregory

Lena Gregory writes the Bay Island Psychic Mystery Series which starts in November 2016 and is set in New York. It features psychic Cass Donovan. Cass left her psychiatric practice in New York City to open up a psychic shop in her hometown on Long Island.

Belfast McGrath Mystery Series

Maggie McConnon (aka Maggie Barbieri) writes the Belfast McGrath Mystery Series which started in 2016 and is set in New York. It features chef Belfast McGrath who has spent the last fifteen years avoiding her big, bustling, brash Irish family. But when her five-star culinary career goes up in...

(Black Cat Bookshop Mystery Series  by Ali Brandon

This series started in 2011 and is set in New York. It features Darla Pettistone who has just inherited her late aunt's bookstore, Pettistone's Fine Books. She has also inherited Hamlet her aunt's black cat.

Book Collectors Mystery Series by Victoria Abbott

Victoria Abbott are mother and daughter authors Mary Jane and Victoria Maffini. Mary Jane Maffini's latest Charlotte Adams book The Busy Woman’s Guide to Murder won the 2012 RT Award for Best Amateur Sleuth.

Together they write the Book Collectors Mystery series which starts in March...

Bread & Batter Mystery Series Karoline Barrett

Karoline Barrett writes the Bread & Batter Mystery series which starts in November 2015 and is set in New York. It features co-owners of Bread and Batter Bakery, Molly Tyler and Olivia Williams. Molly is recently divorced and looking for a place to live. In the first book Molly and Olivia...

Celebration Bay Mystery Series by Shelley Freydont

This series started in September 2012 and takes place in New York. It features Liv Montgomery who leaves a busy career as an event planner in New York City to move to a small town-- Celebration Bay, NY on Lake Champlain. She takes a job as event organizer and thinks things are going to be easy...

Cindy York Mystery Series Catherine Bruns

Catherine Bruns writes the Cindy York Mystery Series which is set in New York and starts in November 2015. It features struggling real estate agent Cindy York. In the first book Cindy stumbles upon her deceitful co-worker, Tiffany Robert's lifeless body and Cindy suddenly finds herself front...

Coffee House Mystery Series by Cleo Coyle

This series is set in Greenwich Village, New York and was started in 2003. It features Clare Cosi. For ten years Clare lived in New Jersey while raising her daughter but now returns to the Village Blend coffeehouse in Greenwich where she worked prior to moving to New Jersey.

Comfort Food Mystery Series by Christine Wenger

Christine Wenger writes the Comfort Food Mystery series which started in August 2013 and is set in New York. It features Trixie Matkowski who agrees to take over her aunt’s diner in upstate New York. Trixie is looking forward to the small town atmosphere and lakeside views she knew as a child...

Cookies & Chance Mystery Series Catherine Bruns

Catherine Bruns writes the Cookies & Chance Mystery series which started in 2015 and is set in New York. It features recently divorced Sally Muccio. Sally had her crosses to bear: a cheating ex-boyfriend, crazy Italian parents, and an unfaithful husband, just to name a few. After her...

Discreet Retrieval Agency Mystery Series

Maia Chance writes the Discreet Retrieval Agency Mystery Series which is set in Prohibition-era New York city. It features 31-year-old society matron Lola Woodby has survived her loveless marriage with an unholy mixture of highballs, detective novels, and chocolate layer cake, until, her...

Dog Walker Mystery Series Judi McCoy

This delightful paranormal series takes place in Manhattan on the Upper East Side and started in 2009. It features Ellie Englema and Rudy, her Yorkie. She is recently divorced and opens a dog walking business. To her surprise she realizes she can hear what the dogs are saying and they can...

Dr. McKenzie Series by Claudia Bishop

Meet the McKenzies.
On their farm nestled in upstate Trumansburg, New York, veterinarian Austin McKenzie and his wife Madeline keep themselves busy looking after a variety of ailing farm animals and pets in poor health. But while they may be able to mend creatures great and small, they...

 Eliza Gordon Mystery  by Amy Beth Arkawy

Amy Beth Arkawy writes the Eliza Gordon Mystery Series which started in 2011 and is set in New York. It features former soap opera star, Eliza Gordon who has moved to a small town and now owns, Soup Opera, where Eliza Gordon is serving up more than her delectable butternut squash soup and killer...

Fortune Teller Mystery Series by Kari Lee Townsend

Kari Lee Townsend writes the Fortune Teller Mystery Series which started in 2011 and takes place in New York. It features Sunshine Meadows (Sunny), who is an authentic fortune teller. Sunny is a big city psychic who moves to the quaint town of Divinity, NY to open her fortune telling business in...

Gaslight Mystery Series by Victoria Thompson

Victoria Thompson is the Edgar(r) Award-nominated author of the Gaslight Mystery series which started in 1999 and is set in turn-of-the-century New York. It features Midwife, Sarah Brandt and Police Detective, Frank Malloy. Sarah is estranged from her wealthy family for marrying below her class...

Golden Age of Mystery Book Club #1) Marilyn Levinson

Marilyn Levinson writes the Golden Age of Mystery Book Club series which started in 2014 and is set in New York. It features Professor Lexie Driscoll has taken on the role of leader of the Golden Age of Mystery book club. In the first book, the first author that the group will discuss is Agatha...

Greek to Me Mystery Series by Susanna Hardy

Susannah Hardy writes the Greek to Me Mysteries series which started in January 2015 and is set in New York. Georgie Nikolopatos manages the Bonaparte House, a Greek restaurant and historic landmark in beautiful upstate New York rumored to possess ghosts and hidden treasure... If you like your...

Hamptons Home & Garden Mystery Series by Kathleen Bridge

Kathleen Bridge writes the Hamptons Home & Garden Mystery series which starts in August 2015 and is set in New York. It features Meg Barrett who found her fiancé still had designs on his ex-wife. Meg decides it is time to refurbish her life. Leaving her glamorous job at a top home and garden...

Hamptons Murder Mystery Series by Carrie Doyle

Carrie Doyle (Carrie Doyle Karasyov) writes the Hamptons Murder Mystery Series which is set in the Hamptons in New York. It features renowned chef and Inn owner Antonia Bingham. In this series Carrie brings readers behind the scenes for an exclusive glimpse of life within one of the most...

Heavenly Highland Inn Mystery Series by Cindy Bell

Cindy Bell writes the Heavenly Highland Inn Mystery series which started in 2013 and is set in New York. It features Vicky and her aunt Ida who, along with Vicky's sister run an Inn. Everything is finally starting to come together for Vicky. She is moving on from the tragic death of her parents...

Hemlock Falls by Claudia Bishop

Sarah Quilliam, manager of the Hemlock Falls Inn, and her chef sister, Meg live in the state of New York and solve murders. Books are still being written for this series, however the series started in 1994 and some of the earlier books are not available as paperbacks or e-books. I found them at...

Merry Muffin Mystery Series by Victoria Hamilton

Victoria Hamilton writes the Merry Muffin Mystery Series which started in September 2013 and takes place in New York. It features expert muffin baker Merry Wynter. Merry is making a fresh start in small-town Autumn Vale, New York, in the mansion she’s inherited from her late uncle, Melvin. The...

Microbrewing Series by Lesley Diehl

Lesley Diehl writes the The Microbrewing Series which started in 2010 and is set in New York. It features Master Brewer Hera Knightsbridge. Follow Hera as she carries on her late father's work of creating excellent specialty brews in her small brewery. She battles financial woes, potential...

Miss Prentice Mystery Series Ellen Kennedy

Ellen Kennedy writes the Miss Prentice Mystery series which started in 2012 and is set in the Adirondacks in New York. It features Amelia Prentice, fortyish high school English teacher who solves murders.

In the first book the victim’s mother disappears. Amelia’s friend Lily is thrown...

Molly Murphy Mystery Series by Rhys Bowen

Molly Murphy always knew she’d end up in trouble, just as her mother predicted. So, when she commits murder in self-defense, she flees her cherished Ireland, and her identity, for the anonymous shores of America.

Mystery with Recipes Series by Isis Crawford

Isis Crawford aka Barbara Block, writes the Mystery with Recipes Series which started in 2003 and is set in New York. It features sisters Bernie & Libby Simmons. They own a catering and bake shop, A Little Taste of Heaven. Tender hearted Libby along with her wisecracking sister, Bernie,...

Chrystle Fiedler writes the Natural Remedies Mystery series

Chrystle Fiedler writes the Natural Remedies Mystery series which started in February 2013 and takes place in Long Island, New York. It features twenty-eight-year-old naturopathic doctor Willow McQuade, N.D. who takes a holistic approach and specializes in natural remedies.

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