Cozy Mysteries Coming in January 2018

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There are several new cozy mystery series coming in January 2018!

January 30th

Class Reunions Are Murder (Poppy McAllister Mystery #1) by Libby Klein

Survival of the Fritters ( Deputy Donut Mystery #1) by Ginger Bolton

Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake (Death by Chocolate Mystery #1) by Sarah Graves

Curses, Boiled Again! ( Lobster Shack Mystery #1) by Shari Randall

A Body in the Trunk (Myrtle Clover Mystery #12)

When a neighbor disappears, Myrtle and Miles shift gears and hit the road to search for him. They discover their neighbor slightly off the beaten track—murdered with a tire iron. Myrtle has no intention of letting the killer give them the slip. She and Miles buckle up for a race against time to...

Another One Bites the Crust (A Bakeshop Mystery #7)

It’s the role of a lifetime for Jules. The Shakespeare Festival has returned to Ashland, Oregon, for the season and Torte has been cast as the supplier of Elizabethan-era treats for the main event. But on the eve of opening night, a brawl between Jules’s friend Lance, the artistic director, and...

Aunt Bessie Provides (Isle of Man Cozy Mystery #16)

Aunt Bessie provides help to Constable Hugh Watterson whenever she can.
Elizabeth Cubbon, Aunt Bessie to nearly everyone, has been involved in far too many murder investigations in the past year and a half. But when Hugh asks her to help him work out the identity of a body that washed up...

Biscuits and Slashed Browns (Country Store Mystery #4)

For country-store owner Robbie Jordan, the National Maple Syrup Festival is a sweet escape from late-winter in South Lick, Indiana—until murder saps the life out of the celebration . . .

As Robbie arranges a breakfast-themed cook-off at Pans ‘N Pancakes, visitors pour into Brown County...

Class Reunions Are Murder (Poppy McAllister Mystery #1)

Newly widowed and stuck in a middle-aged funk, Poppy has been running on cookies, infomercials, and one-sided chats with her cat for months. There’s no way on earth she’s attending her twenty-five-year class reunion—especially after receiving a very bizarre letter from Barbie, the popular...

Curses, Boiled Again! (Lobster Shack Mystery #1)

Welcome to the seaside hamlet of Mystic Bay, where the fish is always fresh, the folks are ever-friendly, and murder is on a roll. . .

Allie Larkin was living her dream as a ballet dancer when a bad fall put her out of business. Now she’s back home in Mystic Bay to heal a broken ankle...

Dead as a Door Knocker (House-Flipper Mystery #1)

The first in a brand-new cozy series from Diane Kelly set in Nashville—where the real estate market is to die for.

WILL THIS KILLER DEAL LEAD TO A DEAD END?
Meet Whitney Whitaker. A hopeless romantic when it comes to real estate, she knows what it takes to find—and flip—the home of...

Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake (A Death by Chocolate Mystery #1)

Life just got a little sweeter in the island fishing village of Eastport, Maine. Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree and her best friend Ellie are opening a waterfront bake shop, The Chocolate Moose, where their tasty treats pair perfectly with the salty ocean breeze. But while Jake has moved on from fixing...

Dial M for Mousse (Emergency Dessert Squad #3)

The Emergency Dessert Squad business is booming, with owner and baker Winnie Johnson working overtime to satisfy the emergency cravings of Silver Lake, Ohio. Her latest order, a plate of motivational desserts for an artists’ retreat, is just what she needs to keep her mind off her own...

Fifth Night (Writers Retreat Southern Seashore #5)

The Mystery Mastermind Group who live and write at the Gull Island Writer's Retreat are tasked with proving that the husband of a young mother with four adopted children and another on the way, was murdered and had not committed suicide as the insurance company is claiming. Jack, Jill, and the...

Fifth Night (Writers Retreat Southern Seashore #5)

A serial arsonist is slowly burning Gull Island one building at a time.
A local hero is falsely accused of taking his own life.
A young widow raising four children with a fifth on the way faces losing her home.
Join the Mystery Mastermind Group who live and write at the Gull...

Lethal Tide (Aloha Lagoon Mystery #10)

This book is written by Beth Prentice. Samantha Reynold's new life in Aloha Lagoon is awesome. She has a great job as a surf instructor at the local resort, a gorgeous boyfriend, bartender Casey Dalton, and a BFF to tell all her secrets to. But when a man from Casey's past turns up in Aloha...

Many a Twist (County Cork Mystery #6)

Pub owner Maura Donovan hasn’t seen her mother for over twenty years, so when she suddenly shows up in Maura’s pub, Maura’s not sure what to expect. Her mother is trying to find a life for herself back home and has taken up a position working with the new owners of the Crann Mor hotel just...

Murder at Le Bijou Bistro (Northwest Cozy Mystery #5)

Could it have been an act of jealousy by Al De Duco's ex-girlfriend, Kitten Knight, or an act of revenge by Mario Carlucci, a long-time enemy of his from Al's days with the Mafia in Chicago?

Or was the intended victim Al's wife of two weeks, Cassie, the very popular food critic who writes...

Murder Borrowed, Murder Blue (Wedding Planner Mystery #3)

A celebrity couple getting hitched on Valentine’s Day would be a big boost for Mallory Shepard’s wedding planning business, but someone’s got cold feet: a corpse . . .

Actress Dakota Craig is set to tie the knot with her famous musician boyfriend at Mallory’s Pennsylvania B&B on the...

Pre-Meditated Murder (Downward Dog Mystery #2)

Yoga instructor Kate Davidson is ready to marry her boyfriend Michael, so she's disappointed when a special dinner doesn't end with a proposal. But disappointment turns to dismay and outrage as she learns the real problem: Michael is already married and his green card-seeking wife is...

Say No Moor (Passport to Peril Series #11)

Hoping to reach an expanded clientele of senior travellers, Emily Miceli, travel agency owner and tour escort, offers discounted fares to a handful of bloggers in exchange for highlighting her group's tour of Cornwall, England. But when the quarrelsome host of their historic inn dies under...

Scones and Scoundrels (Highland Bookshop Mystery #2)

Inversgail, on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands, welcomes home native daughter and best-selling environmental writer Daphne Wood. Known as the icon of ecology, Daphne will spend three months as the author in residence for the Inversgail schools. Janet Marsh and her business partners at...

Silenced by Sugar (Cookies & Chance Mystery #5)

From USA Today bestselling author Catherine Bruns comes another to-die-for culinary mystery... Full-time baker and sometime-sleuth Sally Muccio is enjoying life as a new bride and only wishes that sales in her bakery would pick up. So when popular TV host Donna Dooley invites her and best friend...

Survival of the Fritters (Deputy Donut Mystery #1)

Emily Westhill runs the best donut shop in Fallingbrook, Wisconsin, alongside her retired police chief father-in-law and her tabby Deputy Donut. But after murder claims a favorite customer, Emily can’t rely on a sidekick to solve the crime—or stay alive.

If Emily has learned anything from...

Tea, Treats, and Terror (Ravenwood Cove Mystery #9)

It’s tough enough to try to make a living in Ravenwood Cove, but when a fancy new tea shop shows up and starts to compete with the existing shops in town, its abrasive owner definitely isn’t making any friends. The first annual Spring Fun Run is on everybody’s minds, but a grisly discovery puts...

The Grave's a Fine and Private Place (Flavia de Luce Series #9)

In the wake of an unthinkable family tragedy, twelve-year-old Flavia de Luce is struggling to fill her empty days. For a needed escape, Dogger, the loyal family servant, suggests a boating trip for Flavia and her two older sisters. As their punt drifts past the church where a notorious vicar had...

The Hostess with the Ghostess (Haunted Guesthouse Mystery Series #9)

Things are never quiet for long at the Haunted Guesthouse. Right as Alison Kerby finally gets some peace, long-time deceased Paul Harrison’s recently murdered brother, Richard, shows up looking for the ghostly detective. But Paul has left for parts unknown months ago. The only thing is, she...