Cozy Mystery Series Set in Texas

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Below you'll find a list of cozy mystery series that are set in Texas. Some of the cozy series feature culinary, vineyards and teacher themes and more! Please feel free to suggest a cozy mystery series that we may have missed.

Bad Luck Cat Mystery Series by Kay Finch

Kay Finch writes the Bad Luck Cat Mystery series which starts in September 2015 and is set in Texas. It features aspiring mystery author Sabrina Tate and her new feline friend Hitchcock. Sabrina has never been the superstitious type. Still, when she moves to Lavender, Texas, to write her first...

China Bayles Mystery Series by Susan Wittig Albert

This series started in 1992 and is set in Texas. It features ex-lawyer, China Bayels who has given up the high paced Houston legal jungle to pursue the quiet town living in Pecan Springs, Texas as the owner of a herb emporium. That's what she says, but she gets caught up in the investigation of...

Clueless Cook Mystery Series by Liz Lipperman

Liz Lipperman aka Liz Roth writes the Clueless Cook Mystery Series (Jordan McAllister Mystery series) which started in 2011 and is set in Texas. It features Jordan McAllister who is an inexperienced Newspaper Food Critic.

Liz Lipperman also writes the Dead Sister Talking Mystery series...

Cozy Suburbs Mystery Series Lisa Thomas

Lisa Thomas writes the Cozy Suburbs Mystery Series which started in 2015 and is set in Texas. It features retired High School Journalism teacher Deena Sharpe.

Debutante Dropout Mystery Series by Susan McBride

Susan McBride writes the award-winning Debutante Dropout Mysteries which is set in Texas. It features Andy (Andrea) Kendricks who is an upper-crust Texas society girl, who decides that charity events, fund-raising, and hunt balls are not her thing, and declines to "come out" despite her mother's...

Dewberry Farm Mystery Series Karen MacInerney

Karen MacInerney author of the Gray Whale Inn writes the Dewberry Farm Mystery series which started in July 2015 and is set in Texas. It features Houston reporter Lucy Resnick who cashes in her retirement to buy her grandmother’s farm in Buttercup, Texas. She’s looking forward to a simple life...

Fresh Baked Mystery Series by Livia Washburn

This series takes place in Texas and features retired schoolteacher Phyllis Newsom and her friends-- all retired teachers. She loves to bake and solve murders.

Garcia Girls Mystery Series by Liz Lipperman

Liz Lipperman aka Liz Roth writes the Garcia Girls Mystery (formerly Dead Sister Talking Mystery) series which started in May 2013 and is set in Texas. It features Savannah television personality Elaina Garcia who returns to Vineyard, Texas when she learns of her estranged sister Tessa's death...

Jocelyn Shore Mystery Series by Janice Hamrick

Janice Hamrick writes the Jocelyn Shore Mystery series which started in 2010 and takes place in Texas. It features Jocelyn Shore a Texas high school teacher and her cousin Kyla. Together they solve murders.

The first book in this series, DEATH ON TOUR, was winner of the Mystery...

Magical Dressmaking Mystery Series by Melissa Bourbon

This series started in 2011 and takes place in Texas. It features fashion designer Harlow Jane Cassidy. When her great-grandmother dies she leaves her job as a Manhattan fashion designer and moves back to Bliss, Texas. She opens a dress shop and finds that her great-grandmother is a ghostly...

Margie Peterson Mystery  Karen MacInerney

Karen MacInerney writes the Margie Peterson Mystery Series which started in 2014 and is set in Austin, Texas. Margie Peterson is a typical stay-at-home mom until she trades dishes for detective work to become Austin’s least likely PI. Soon she’s knee-deep in cheating husbands, transvestites,...

Miss Ruffles Mystery Series Nancy Martin

Nancy Martin writes the Miss Ruffles Mystery series which starts in November 2015 and is set in Texas. It features Sunny McKillip, personal assistant to Honeybelle Hensley, Mule Stop's wealthy, elderly matriarch. Sunny main job is taking care of Miss Ruffles, Honeybelle's incorrigible dog, who'...

Mystery a la Mode Series by Wendy Watson

This series which takes place in Texas. It features Tallulah Jones who is recently divorced and struggling to keep her ice cream store Remember the A La Mode open.

Nut House Mystery Series  by Elizabeth Lee

Elizabeth Lee writes the Nut House Mystery Series which started in February 2014 and is set in Texas. It features Lindy Blanchard who has devoted five years of her life to saving the pecan trees on her family’s farm. Lindy works at the family store, the Nut House which is famous for delicious...

Paw Enforcement Mystery Series Diane Kelly

Diane Kelly writes the Paw Enforcement Mystery series which started in June 2014 and is set in Fort Worth, Texas. It features police officer Megan Luz and her loyal K-9 partner Brigit—two Fort Worth cops who are worth their weight in kibble. SHE’S ON A SHORT LEASH.

Officer Luz is lucky...

Pecan Springs Mystery Series by Susan Wittig Albert

This series is a spin off of the China Bayles Herbal Mysteries series. This series takes place in Texas and features Police Chief Sheila Dawson.

Poppy Markham Culinary Cop Mystery Series by Robin Allen

Robin Allen writes the Poppy Markham Culinary Cop Mystery series which started in 2011 and is set in Austin, Texas. It features Poppy Markham who practically grew up at the family restaurant in Austin, Texas, and, until recently, worked as a sous chef under her surly stepsister, Ursula. Poppy's...

Tangled Vines Mystery Series by Joni Folger

Joni writes the River Bend Vineyard Mystery (formerly named 'Tangled Vines Mystery') Series which started in 2013 and is set in Texas. It features Elise Beckett who helps to run the family's vineyard-- River Bend vineyard.

Tara Holloway Mystery Series by Diane Kelly

Diane Kelly writes the Tara Holloway Mystery Series which started in 2011 and takes place in Dallas, Texas. It features IRS Special Agent Tara Holloway who is a recovering tomboy with a head for numbers.. Tara’s fast becoming the Annie Oakley of the IRS.

Taste of Texas Mystery Series Rebecca Adler

Rebecca Adler writes the Taste of Texas Mystery series which starts in December 2015 and is set in Texas. It features Reporter turned Tex-Mex waitress Josie Callahan. After losing her newspaper job in Austin and having her former fiancé unfriend her on Facebook, Josie Callahan scoops up her...

When The Fat Ladies Sing Mystery Series Linda Kozar

Linda Kozar writes the When The Fat Ladies Sing Mystery Series which started in 2014 and is set in Texas. It features best friends Sue Jan and Lovita who run a beauty shop/boutique in the little West Texas town of Wachita. They share a passion of food and fun.