Cozy Mysteries Coming in March 2016

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Below you'll find a list of new cozy mysteries for March 2016! There are 4 new series this month!

Released on March 1st!
Kernel of Truth (Popcorn Shop Mystery #1) by Kristi Abbott
Skinny Dipping with Murder (Otter Lake Mystery #1) Auralee Wallace

March 29th
Reining in Murder (Carson Stables Mystery #1) Leigh Hearon
The Cracked Spine (Scottish Bookshop Mystery #1) Paige Shelton

A Churn for the Worse (Amish Mystery Series #5) Laura Bradford

When an Amish farmer is found dead in his barn, his family accepts his death as God’s will. But Detective Jakob Fisher knows the farmer didn’t hit himself in the head with the shovel lying beside his body. And when it comes to light that a stranger appeared at the farmer’s home and now money is...

A Muddied Murder (Greenhouse Mystery #1)

When Megan Sawyer gives up her big-city law career to care for her grandmother and run the family’s organic farm and café, she expects to find peace and tranquility in her scenic hometown of Winsome, Pennsylvania. Instead, her goat goes missing, rain muddies her fields, the town denies her...

And Then There Were Nuns (League of Literary Ladies #4) Kylie Logan

B and B owner Bea Cartwright has taken on the responsibility of taking meals to ten visiting nuns, who are on retreat at the Water’s Edge Center for Spirit and Renewal on picturesque South Bass Island on Lake Erie. But the peace of the retreat is shattered when one of the nuns is found at the...

Between a Book and a Hard Place (Devereaux's Dime Store Mystery #5) Denise Swanson

Five-and-dime store owner Devereaux “Dev” Sinclair moved to Shadow Bend for her family. But when her long-lost mother shows up in town, she realizes too much kin can be killer...

Shadow Bend’s library closed years ago because of budgetary problems, so when a wealthy benefactor offers to...

Cabin FURvor (Klepto Cat Mystery Series #16)

A girls’ fun getaway weekend quickly becomes something that would rival any Fright Night flick. The women run into the infamous mountain monster, they’re visited by an escaped kidnap victim, and they’re privy to rumors of a deranged serial killer who may live secretly in their cabin. Just when...

Cinco de Mayhem (Santa Fe Café Mystery) Ann Myers

Tres Amigas Café chef Rita Lafitte is whipping up green chile soufflés and chocolate flan cake to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and prepare for a romantic dinner date. If only her friend Linda, the daughter of Rita’s octogenarian boss Flori, could get into the festive spirit. Linda’s humble food cart...

Death of a Bacon Heiress (Hayley Powell Mystery Series #7)

For food and cocktails columnist Hayley Powell, becoming a local culinary celebrity opens lots of doors. Unfortunately, one leads straight to cold-blooded murder…

When Hayley is invited to do a cooking demo on one of daytime's most popular talk shows, it's a welcome distraction from her...

Devonshire Scream (Tea Shop Series #17) Laura Childs

Catering a high-class trunk show at Heart's Desire Jewelry is a shining achievement for Theodosia and the Indigo Tea Shop. After all, a slew of jewelers, museums, and private collectors will be there to showcase their wares and sip some of Theo's best blends. But just as Theo settles in to enjoy...

Garden of Death (Natural Remedies Mystery Series #3)

When a local doctor is found dead in Willow McQuade’s medicinal garden, she must find the killer to clear her boyfriend’s name in this third clever book in the Natural Remedies Mystery series.

Dr. Willow McQuade, owner of Nature’s Way Market & Café, has put the finishing touches on a...

Journey to Munich (Maisie Dobbs Mysteries Series #12) Jacqueline Winspear

Working with the British Secret Service on an undercover mission, Maisie Dobbs is sent to Hitler’s Germany in this thrilling tale of danger and intrigue—the twelfth novel in Jacqueline Winspear’s New York Times bestselling “series that seems to get better with each entry” (Wall Street Journal...

Kernel of Truth (Popcorn Shop Mystery #1) Kristi Abbott

Opening a gourmet popcorn shop was never on Rebecca Anderson’s bucket list. But after a failed marriage to a celebrity chef, she’s ready for her life to open up and expand. She has returned to her hometown of Grand Lake, Ohio, with her popcorn-loving poodle Sprocket to start a new business—...

Killer Reunion (Savannah Reid Series #21)

If you think going home again is hard, try being a plus-sized PI with a troubled family legacy. But Savannah Reid is no shrinking violet. She's ready for her high school reunion, complete with mean girls, ex-beaus--and murder charges…

When Savannah Reid fled McGill, Georgia, all those...

Marshmallow S'More Murder (Merry Wrath Mystery #3)

What could be better for former CIA agent turned Girl Scout leader Merry Wrath than taking twelve little girls to Washington DC for a bit of summer fun? Almost anything. Unfortunately, between her girls terrorizing the Secret Service and "accidentally" destroying the hotel pool, Merry has her...

Miss Julia Lays Down the Law (Miss Julia Series #16)

t’s November and Miss Julia is looking forward to some quiet time before the holidays. That is, until snobby Connie Clayborn and her rich husband move to town. At first, Miss Julia and the other A-list ladies are pleased to be invited over for coffee, but the afternoon turns into a slap in the...

Mother Knows Best (Margie Peterson Mystery #2) Karen MacInerney

Things aren’t going well for private investigator and mom Margie Peterson. Her husband, Blake, is claiming his taste for drag queens is “just a phase.” Her first-grade daughter isn’t fitting in at her new posh elementary school, Holy Oaks Catholic School. And her hippie mother has swept into...

Mrs. Jeffries Wins the Prize (Mrs. Jefferies Series #34) Emily Brightwell

The ladies of the Mayfair Orchid and Exotic Plant Society are known for a bit of friendly rivalry, but the backstabbing has never been literal—until now. When Hiram Filmore, an orchid hunter and supplier, is found dead in Mrs. Helena Rayburn’s conservatory, Inspector Witherspoon is called in to...

Murder at Dolphin Bay (Sand and Sea Hawaiian Mystery #1) Kathi Daley

Kailani Pope wants nothing more than to be a proud member of the Honolulu Police Department. Both her father and grandfather were cops, her five brothers are cops, and the only thing she has ever wanted from the time she can remember wanting anything, was to be a cop. She has passed all the...

Fillet of Murder (Deep Fried Mystery #2) Linda Reilly

For Talia Marby, the sweet smell of success is a lot like the pungent aroma of fried fish and vinegar. Her new business, Fry Me a Sliver, is rapidly expanding beyond fish and chips to become one of the best eateries in the Berkshires. But the nasty owner of a neighboring boutique is making a...

Poison Ivy (Martha's Vineyard Mystery Series #11) Cynthia Riggs

On her first day as adjunct professor at Ivy Green College, Victoria Trumbull recognizes the stench emanating from her classroom as more than just dead mice. Brownie, the groundskeeper's mangy mutt, soon discovers a second body hiding beneath a cluster of poison ivy.

The stakes have never...

Reining in Murder (Carson Stables Mystery #1) Leigh Hearon

When horse trainer Annie Carson rescues a beautiful thoroughbred from a roadside rollover, she knows the horse is lucky to be alive…unlike the driver. After rehabilitating the injured animal at her Carson Stables ranch, Annie delivers the horse to Hilda Colbert--the thoroughbred's neurotic and...

Ripe for Murder (Cypress Cove Mystery #2) Carlene O'Neil

Penny Lively loves running her family’s winery, but to keep business growing, she needs to find a way to attract more guests. When she’s approached to invest in a new train line through wine country, Penny and her intoxicating winery manager, Connor, hightail it to a lavish resort to hear the...

Silenced in the Surf (Pacific Northwest Mysteries #3) Kate Dyer-Seeley

Covering a windsurfing competition should have been a breeze for reporter Meg Reed, but with a killer in the curl, she's headed for rough waters…

Hood River in the Columbia River Gorge is the windsurfing capital of the world, and Meg is stoked to cover the King of the Hook event for...

Skinny Dipping with Murder (Otter Lake Mystery #1) Auralee Wallace

Welcome to Otter Lake, where the relaxing, restorative atmosphere is to die for. Erica Bloom is in no rush to return to Otter Lake, the site of her mother's spiritual retreat for women. Erica met her inner goddess years ago and she's happy to have forged a new identity on her own, thank you very...

Terror in Taffeta (Destination Wedding Mystery #1) Marla Cooper

Wedding planner Kelsey McKenna is just a few hours away from wrapping up her latest job: a destination wedding in the charming, colonial Mexican town of San Miguel de Allende. The reception is all set up, the tequila donkey is waiting outside, and the bride and groom are standing on the altar,...

The Cats that Stole a Million (The Cats That Mystery #7)

Erie, Indiana is crime-free for the first time since heiress Katherine, aka Katz, and her cats moved into town. Everyone is at peace until domestic harmony is disrupted by an uninvited visitor from Brooklyn. Why is Katz’s friend being tracked by a NYC mob? Meanwhile, ex-con Stevie Sanders wants...

The Cracked Spine (Scottish Bookshop Mystery #1) Paige Shelton

In need of a good adventure, Delaney Nichols takes the leap and moves to Edinburgh, Scotland to start a job at The Cracked Spine. She doesn't know much about what she's gotten herself into, other than that the work sounds exciting, and that her new boss, Edwin MacAlister, has given her the...

Time of Fog and Fire (Molly Murphy Series #17) Rhys Bowen

Molly Murphy Sullivan's husband Daniel, a police captain in turn-of-the-century New York City, is in a precarious position. The new police commissioner wants him off the force altogether. So when Daniel’s offered an assignment from John Wilkie, head of the secret service, he’s eager to accept....

Treachery at Lancaster Gate (Thomas and Charlotte Pitt Series #31) Anne Perry

Gripping and provocative, the latest Thomas and Charlotte Pitt mystery by New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry peers unflinchingly into the corrupt affairs of Victorian society on the brink of the century’s turn. The world is poised for social and political change, but England holds...

Trouble at the Kennel (Cedar Bay Mystery #9)

Mike, the sheriff of Beaver County, Oregon and his wife Kelly, the
owner of Kelly’s Koffee Shop, have just returned from a fly fishing
trip to Cuba. On the drive home from the airport Mike gets a call
informing him that the owner of Doggie Love Kennel, where they had
...

Vacations Can Be Murder (Diega DelValle Mystery #3)

When her friends take Diega DelValle on an impromptu vacation to Talkeetna, Alaska, they envision a quiet setting in which to give Diega a breather from both teaching and heartbreak. However, even before the friends arrive, this small town on the edge of Denali National Park becomes a less than...