Cozy Mystery Series Set in Virginia

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Below you'll find a list of cozy mystery series that are set in Virginia. Some of the cozy series feature culinary, book clubs and bed & Breakfast themes and more! Please feel free to suggest a cozy mystery series that we may have missed.

Ballroom Dance Mystery Series by Ella Barrick

Ella Barrick (aka Laura DiSilverio & Lila Dare) writes the Ballroom Dance Mystery Series which started in 2011 and takes place in Alexandria, Virginia. It features Stacy Graysin who is the co-owner of Ballroom Dance Studio... that is until she finds her ex-fiance dead. Stacy finds herself...

Book Group Mystery Series Maggie King

Maggie King writes the Book Group Mystery series which started in December 2014 and is set in Virginia. It features 'Murder on Tour' Book Group member Hazel Rose. She never dreamed that the murder mystery book group she and her friend Carlene started would stage a real murder. The book group...

Book Retreat Mystery Series by Ellery Adams

Ellery Adams writes the Book Retreat Mystery series which started in August 2014 and is set in Virginia. It features Jane Steward who manages the storybook resort of Storyton Hall that caters to book lovers who want to get away from it all. In the first book in this series Jane tries to boast...

Bridal Bouquet Shop Mystery Series Beverly Allen

Beverly Allen (aka Barbara Early) writes the Bridal Bouquet Shop Mystery series which started in April 2014 and is set in Virginia. It features co-owner of The Rose in Bloom, Audrey Bloom who creates magnificent flower arrangements for brides to be. Though helping to plan a wedding can be...

Cumberland Creek Mystery Series by Mollie Cox Bryan

Mollie Cox Bryan writes the Cumberland Creek Mystery Series which started in 2012 and takes place in Virginia. It features ex-investigative journalist and now stay-at-home mom, Annie who also cooks. Annie belongs to the Cumberland Creek Scrapbook Crop Club. Annie misses her former life as a...

Custer's Mill Mystery Series Mary Fulk Larson

Mary Fulk Larson is...
* Mary M. Smith, Ed.D., who enjoyed a thirty-year career as a public school teacher, university professor, and curriculum developer, and now offers her services to community and church organizations;

* Tammy Fulk Cullers, M.A. Ed., who teaches middle school...

Dabbling Detective Mystery Series by Stephen Kaminski

Stephen Kaminski writes the Damon Lassard Dabbling Detective Mystery series which started in 2012 and takes place in Virginia. It features Damon Lassard, head of the citizens association who solves murders.

Daphne Martin Cozy Mystery Series by Gayle Trent

This series was started in 2008 and takes place in Virginia. It features newly divorced Daphne Martin who moves back to her hometown and opens up a cake decorating company, Daphne's Delectable Cakes.

Domestic Diva Series by Krista Davis

Krista Davis writes the Domestic Diva Series which started in 2008 and takes place in Virginia. It features event planner Sophie Winston. She constantly encounters her rival, lifestyle columnist, TV celebrity Natasha Smith who have been rivals since childhood. And now Natasha is living with...

Down South Cafe Mystery Series Gayle Leeson

Gayle Leeson (aka Gayle Trent) writes the Down South Cafe Mystery Series which starts in June 2016 and is set in Virginia. It features aspiring chef and small-town Virginia native Amy Flowers. She is ready to open her own café offering old-fashioned Southern food. But her dream may go up in...

Elizabeth Parker Mystery Series by Tracy Kiely

This series started in 2009 and is set in Virginia. It features young, amateur sleuth Elizabeth Parker who has just broken up with her cheating boyfriend. Elizabeth also loves Jane Austen novels. This series intertwines Jane Austen and Agatha Christie style characteristics. Even though the main...

Five-Ingredient Mystery Series  by Maya Corrigan

Maya Corrigan writes the Five-Ingredient Mystery series which started in November 2014 and is set in Virginia. It features Val Deniston who is haunted by the car accident that ended her career as a cookbook publicist. She trades in the chaos of New York City for a quieter life near the...

Garden Society Mystery Series by Alyse Carlson

Roanoke, Virginia, is home to some of the country’s most exquisite gardens, and it’s Camellia Harris’ job to promote them. But when an out of towner turns up dead, she discovers there’s no good way to spin murder…

Good Buy Girls Mysteries by Josie Belle

This series started in April 2012 and is set in Virginia. Maggie Gerber runs the Good Buy Girls, made up of four women who are master shoppers and coupon clippers. That...premise launches an engaging mystery full of humor, a layered plot, and even a little romance. The quirky characters drive...

Headlines in High Heels Mystery Series by LynDee Walker

LynDee Walker writes the Headlines in High Heels Mystery series which is set in Richmond, Virginia and started in 2013. It features Crime reporter Nichelle Clarke’s days can flip from macabre to comical with a beep of her police scanner.

The first book in this series, Front Page Fatality...

Hope Street Church Mystery Series by Jennifer Stanley

This series started in 2009 and is set in Virginia. It features Cooper Lee who repairs office machines in Richmond, Virginia. Cooper is looking for life's answers after breaking up with her boyfriend of 5 years. She joins a church bible study group-- a group that solves murders. Note that books...

Mall Cop Mystery Series by Laura DiSilverio

Mall Cop Mystery Series started in 2011 and set in Virginia. It features security officer and war vet EJ Ferris.

Meg Langslow Series by Donna Andrews

This is an award-winning New York Times bestselling series which started in 1998 and is set in Virginia. It features blacksmith, Meg Langslow who lives in a small town and is always running into murders. You'll find plenty of quirky plots and characters.

Midnight Magic Mystery Series Jennifer Harlow

Jennifer Harlow writes the Midnight Magic Mystery series which started in 2013 and is set in Virginia. It features Mona MacGregor who is the manager of the Midnight Magic Shop in Goodnight, VA, and High Priestess of the local coven. On top of that, she's planning one sister's wedding and...

Mrs. Murphy Mystery Series by Rita Mae Brown

This series takes place in a small town in Virginia and centers around a tiger cat (Mrs. Murphy), a Welsh corgi named Tucker and her human companion, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen. Harry is postmistress in her small town and solves murders. This is a popular series that began in 1990 and is...

Paws and Claws Mystery Series by Krista Davis

Krista Davis writes the Paws and Claws Mystery series which starts in December 2013 and is set in Virginia. It features Holly Miller who returns home to her family-run inn on Wagtail Mountain after receiving a troubling phone call about her grandmother. The Sugar Maple Inn is the country's...

Pumpkin Patch Mystery Series Joyce and Jim Lavene

Joyce and Jim Lavene write the Pumpkin Patch Mystery Series which started in 2015 and is set in Virginia. It features Richmond attorney Sarah Tucker who returns to sell her family’s abandoned farm in Misty River, Virginia despite unanswered questions about her grandparents’ disappearance...

Supper Club Series by J. B. Stanley

J.B. Stanely aka Ellery Adams writes the Supper Club Mystery series. James "Professor Puff" Henry may as well have "loser" stamped on his forehead. Divorced, overweight, shy, and living at home, he relies on books and his favorite snack -- cheese puffs -- for sweet relief from his problems. A...

The "Sister" Jane Foxhunting Mysteries by Rita Mae Brown

This series started in 2000 and takes place in Virginia. It features Jane "Sister" Arnold, an expert hunter and master of foxhounds for the Jefferson Hunt Club. Jane is seventy and now has to plan for her club's future and nominate a joint-master. She is the most powerful and revered woman in...

Wine Country Mystery Series by Ellen Crosby

Set in the wealthy Blue Ridge wine country of northern Virginia, where vineyard heiress Lucie Montgomery owns and runs a vineyard and solves mysteries.