Halloween Themed Cozy Mystery Books

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Monster in Miniature (Miniature Mysteries Series #5) by Margaret Grace

For a festive Halloween project, Geraldine Porter and her granddaughter, Maddie, set out to create a multi-story haunted dollhouse. But their holiday fun turns to fear when a neighborhood scarecrow turns out to be a bloody corpse.

Mulberry Mischief (Berry Basket Mystery #4)

Autumn has arrived on the shores of Lake Michigan, but Marlee Jacob, proprietor of The Berry Basket, is feeling a chill for other reasons …

With the Harvest Health Fair in full swing, Marlee makes sure to stock up on elderberry products for cold and flu season. But this year there's also...

Murder at Midnight (Sand and Sea Hawaiian Mystery #7)

It is the week before Halloween and the gang are gearing up for a big Halloween blow out. When Lani stumbles onto a murder victim whose death seems to be linked to a cold case her father worked on but never solved, the two join forces to bring justice to the victims once and for all.

Murder at the Witching Hour (Sand and Sea Hawaiian Mystery #3)

Come for the Murder Stay for the Romance It’s the week before Halloween and Kailani Pope has been asked to attend her friend Morticia’s wedding. The weeklong event, which culminates with a costumed wedding ceremony on Halloween night, is being held on a private island which can only be accessed...

Murder by the Slice (Fresh-Baked Mystery Series #2) by Livia Washburn

When October rolls around each year, many of the elementary schools in Texas put on carnivals run by their Parent-Teacher Organizations. And as retired teachers, Phyllis Newsom and her friends take a keen interest in everything that goes on involving the local schools. In fact, Carolyn...

Murder in the Corn Maze (Granny Reid Mystery #2)

It doesn’t take cash, just some good old-fashioned creativity, to turn a pillowcase into a ghost costume or a trashcan into a suit of armor. So even if she has to stick to a budget, Stella Reid always makes holidays like Halloween memorable for twelve-year-old Savannah and the rest of her...

Murder of a Royal Pain (Scumble River Series #11) by Denise Swanson

When school psychologist Skye Denison stumbles over the body of pushy “Promfest” chairperson Annette Paine during a Halloween fundraiser, it looks like a clear-cut case of promicide. Annette was not the only prom mom desperate to see her daughter crowned queen. But she was also wearing the same...

Murder On The Ghost Walk (Magnolia Mystery Series #1) by Ellen Elizabeth Hunter

In the historic port city of Wilmington NC, every old house has a ghost. The mansion Ashley Wilkes, historic preservationist, is restoring, with its crescendo-thumping spectral organist, is no exception. When Ashley makes a grisly discovery, the residents of quiet, quaint Orange Street are...

Night of the Living Thread (Threadville Mystery Series #4) by Janet Bolin

Zombies, killer dresses, and ancient curses prove that Halloween in Threadville can be sew spooky.

It’s early October, and hordes of visitors have descended on the tiny, celebrated village of Threadville, Pennsylvania, to attend a Halloween crafts fair, a zombie retreat, and the wedding...

Pineapple Mystery Box (Pineapple Port Cozy Mystery #2) Amy Vansant

When a giant inflatable Halloween witch goes missing in the Pineapple Port retirement community, Charlotte’s eager to nab the culprit. Before she can lift a fingerprint, someone threatens to kill a new neighbor who looks like an adorable Pomeranian but possesses a disturbing talent for revenge....

PoisonBuried Punch (Black Cat Cafe #6) Lyndsey Cole

Halloween - parties, costumes, decorations, pranks and . . . murder? Annie Fisher and her friends at the Black Cat Café are right in on all the town’s Halloween excitement with everyone competing for the best couples costume award. But when a man turns up dead, a real-life Halloween murder comes...

Poisoned (Alex Harris Mystery #2) by Elaine Macko

With Halloween fast approaching, Alex Harris has her hands full keeping her assistant from turning the office into a house of horrors. But trying to keep the decorating to a minimum is nothing compared to finding the body of Bradley Brissart, the victim of a poisoned macaroon.

The police...

Poisoned Tarts (Savannah Reid Series #13) by G.A. McKevett

Halloween in Southern California just doesn't have the frosty bite Savannah's used to, although her latest job promises chills aplenty. The Skeleton Key Three, a celebutante clique so named by the media because of their super-skinny figures and fat trust funds, are in the spotlight again-but...

Pumpkin Pied (Gray Whale Inn Series Short Story) MacInerney, Karen

It's almost time for the Cranberry Island Harvest Festival and Pie Bake-Off... and the much-anticipated annual Great Pumpkin Contest. But trouble starts brewing when the front-running pumpkin is sabotaged... and flickering, ghostly lights set island tongues wagging. When the corn maze goes up in...

Pumpkin Roll (Culinary Murder Mysteries Series #6) by Josi Kilpack

Sadie Hoffmiller is looking forward to spending her favorite baking season of the year making delicious New England recipes in Boston, Massachusetts, with her favorite leading man, Pete Cunningham, as they babysit his three young grandsons. But when the boys insist that Mrs. Wapple, the woman...

Pumpkin Spice Murder (Frosted Love Cozy Mystery #17) Summer Prescott

A celebratory haunt turns out to be closer to reality than fantasy when Missy's Halloween masquerade becomes a crime scene. With few clues and only murky information about just what is going on in the spooky new town, Missy must team up with artist Kel and set a trap for the killer!

Pumpkins in Paradise (Tj Jensen Paradise Lake Mystery # 1) by Kathi Daley

Between volunteering for the annual pumpkin festival, and coaching her girls to the state soccer finals, high school teacher Tj Jensen finds her good friend Zachary Collins dead in his favorite chair. When the handsome new deputy closes the case without so much as a “why” or “how,” Tj turns her...

Rebel Without a Cake (Piece of Cake Mystery Series #5) by Jacklyn Brady

Halloween is approaching, and the co-owners of Zydeco Cakes, Rita Lucero and her former mother-in-law, Miss Frankie, have scored a sweet treat—a fantastic catering opportunity that could lead to a rich future for their bakery. But their good news is quickly rattled by a bump in the night when...

Scared Stiff (Mattie Winston Series #2) by Annelise Ryan

When Deputy Coroner Mattie Winston and her boss/best friend, Izzy, are called to the home of waitress and part-time model Shannon Tolliver, they find the ghoulish Halloween decorations a bit too authentic. Among the fake blood and skeletons is the corpse of Shannon herself. Since the whole town...

Scary Sweets (Donut Shop Mystery Series #34)

It’s Fright Week in April Springs, a time filled with special events leading up to Halloween, but the celebration is in jeopardy when a body is found in the middle of the night on the platform of the dunking booth under the town clock. Suzanne and her mother decide to investigate, and soon...

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