Cozy Mystery Series Set in Washington

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

Barking Detective Mystery Series Waverly Curtis

Waverly Curtis is the pseudonym of Waverly Fitzgerald and Curt Colbert. Together they write the Barking Detective Mystery series which started in 2010 and is set in Seattle, Washington. It features P.I. Geri Sullivan and her talking Chihuahua, Pepe.

Bed & Breakfast Series by Mary Daheim

Judith McMonigle Flynn has traveled a rough road from tending bar at the Meat & Mingle to owning Hillside Manor on Seattle’s upscale Queen Anne Hill. After a second—and much happier—marriage to her old flame, Joe Flynn, life seems sweet. Except, of course, for those pesky corpses she keeps...

Belly Dance Mysteries Series by Rebecca Wolf-Nail

Rebecca Wolf-Nail writes the The Belly Dance Mysteries series which started in 2014 and is set in Seattle. It features lifelong friends Ginger and Susan who took their first bellydance class on a dare. They never dreamed they’d end up performing in public--let alone getting mixed up in murder!...

Carnegie Kincaid Mystery Series by Deborah Donnelly

Deborah Donnelly writes the Carnegie Kincaid Mystery Series which started in 2002 and is set in Seattle, Washington. It features Carnegie Kincaid, owner of Made in Heaven Wedding Planning. Carnegie is a thirtysomething single with home and office in a houseboat on Seattle's Lake Union. She...

Carson Stables Mystery Series Leigh Hearon

Leigh Hearon writes the Carson Stables Mystery series which starts in March 2016 and is set in Washington state. It features horse trainer Annie Carson who runs the Carson Stables ranch.

Downward Dog Mystery Tracy Weber

Tracy Weber writes the Downward Dog Mystery series which started in January 2014 and is set in Seattle, Washington. It features yoga instructor Kate Davidson. When she’s not teaching yoga, she spends her time hiding from her creepy landlord and dodging her best friend’s relentless matchmaking...

Emma Lord by Mary Daheim

Emma Lord lives in the Cascade Mountains in the town of Alpine. Runs a newspaper and solves mysteries. Very good series.

Ghost Dusters Mystery Series Wendy Roberts

Wendy Roberts writes the Ghost Dusters Mystery Series which started in 2007 and takes place in Washington. It features Sadie Novak, a professional crime scene cleaner and amateur medium. And if wiping up after murders weren’t spooky enough, she can also see and talk to the ghosts of the victims...

Home Crafting Mysteries by Cricket McRae

Come join Sophie Mae as she juggles murder investigations with running Winding Road Bath Products, preserving food, spinning, cheese making and learning about the age old art of making mead. Along the way hunky Barr Ambrose, her best friend Meghan Bly and Meghan's young daughter Erin help her...

Imogene Museum Mystery Series by Jerusha Jones

Jerusha Jones writes the Imogene Museum Mystery series which started in 2012 and is set in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge area of Washington state. It features Meredith Morehouse, curator of the eclectic Imogene Museum.

Latte, Espresso, Cappuccino & Murder Mystery Series by Wendy Roberts

Wendy Roberts writes the new Latte, Espresso, Cappuccino & Murder Mystery Series which started in January 2013 and takes place in Washington state. It features Barista Jen Hanby who works in a cafe. Jen has mystical powers... when her palm itches her hand takes on a mind of its own and...

Mayfield Mystery Series by Jerusha Jones

Jerusha Jones writes the Mayfield Mystery series which is set in Washington state. It features amateur sleuth Nora Sheldon. Her husband, Skip is kidnapped while they’re on their honeymoon and Nora finds herself mixed up with the FBI while trying to find answers about her husband's past. Nora...

Northwest Cozy Mystery Series

Dianne Harman writes the which started in and is set in Bainbridge Island, Washington. It features recently divorced DeeDee Wilson, Jake, a private investigator she's developed a relationship with after her divorce, and her new dog, Balto, a husky dog with a blue eye and a brown eye. DeeDee...

Old Maids of Mercer Island Mystery by Lynn Bohart

Lynn Bohart writes the Old Maids of Mercer Island Mystery series which started in 2013 and is set in Seattle, Washington. Someone is killing older women on Mercer Island. Join Julia Applegate, her talking parrot, two miniature Dachshunds, and the Old Maid's Club for a romp down mystery lane....

Pancake House Mystery Series

Sarah Fox wrties the Pancake House Mystery Series which started in 2016 and is set in Washington. It features Marley McKinney. When her aging cousin, Jimmy, is hospitalized with pneumonia, she agrees to help run his pancake house while he recovers. With its rustic interior and syrupy scent, the...

(Port Chatham Series  PJ Alderman

This series started in 2009 and is set on the shores of Washington. It features Jordan Marsh who left L.A. for the quaint Pacific Northwest town of Port Chatham in pursuit of some much-needed R & R. As the prime suspect in her cheating husband’s murder, she had been hoping to immerse herself...

Rylie Keyes Mystery Series by Marianne Harden

Marianne Harden writes the Rylie Keyes Mystery series which is set in Washington and started in 2013. It features 24-year-old Rylie Keyes. Is it strange to have the unemployment office on speed dial? Not for twenty-four-year-old college dropout Rylie Keyes. Her current job at a small...

Sloan Krause Mystery Series

Ellie Alexander writes the Sloan Krause Mystery Series which starts in October 2017 and is set in Washington. It features Sloan Krause who walks in on her husband, Mac, screwing the barmaid and she gives him the boot. Sloan has spent her life in Leavenworth, Washington becoming an expert in...

Spice Shop Mystery Series by Leslie Budewitz

Leslie Budewitz writes the Spice Shop Mystery series which started in March 2015 and is set in Seattle, Washington. It features Pepper Reece, the owner of the Seattle Spice Shop who thinks she can handle any kind of salty customer—until a murderer ends up in the mix… After leaving a dicey...

Whales and Tails Mystery  Series by Kathi Daley

Kathi Daley writes the Whales and Tails Mystery Series which started in January 2015 and is set in Washington state. As a fourth generation islander Caitlin Hart is struggling to make her way as the economy and culture of the island evolves toward a tourism based industry. Cait lives in a...