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Black and Blueberry Die (Fresh-Baked Mystery Series #11)

In the latest from the nationally bestselling author of The Candy Cane Cupcake Killer, Phyllis Newsom returns with a blackberry and blueberry pie recipe that’s to die for… It’s late summer in Weatherford, Texas and Mike Newsom’s childhood friend is sweltering in prison for a crime he claims he...

Body on the Bayou (Cajun Country Mystery #2)

The Crozats feared that past murders at Crozat Plantation B&B might spell the death of their beloved estate, but they’ve managed to survive the scandal. Now there’s a très bigger story in Pelican, Louisiana: the upcoming nuptials between Maggie Crozat’s nemesis, Police Chief Rufus Durand,...

British Manor Murder (Lucy Stone Series #23)

It’s a nippy spring in Tinker’s Cove, Maine, and so Lucy Stone can’t wait to join her friend Sue at the Earl of Wickham’s manor in England for the “Heads Up!” hat exhibition—even if she has to spend her entire holiday curtseying. But at Moreton Manor, privileged life isn’t always tea and...

By Familiar Means (Witch's Cat Mystery #2)

After discovering her mystical heritage—and being adopted by furry feline familiar Alistair—artist Annabelle Britton has decided to make picturesque Portsmouth, New Hampshire, her new home. Now, she can take the time to figure out her new abilities and welcome her grandmother, who is visiting...

Cancelled by Murder (Postmistress Mystery #2)

Cassie Miller returned to her sleepy hometown in the Berkshires to start over as the new postmistress. But she soon finds that dead letters are nothing compared to murder victims...

With a massive storm about to hit North Ashcot, Massachusetts, threatening floods and widespread wind...

Cheddar Off Dead (An Undercover Dish Mystery #2)

The Christmas holidays are one of Lilah’s favorite times of the year, filled with friends, family, and, of course, tons of food orders for her Covered Dish clients. But Lilah’s Yuletide cheer ends when she sees a most Grinch-like crime: the murder of a Santa in a school parking lot.

It...

Christmas Caramel Murder (Hannah Swensen Series #20)

Christmas normally descends on Lake Eden, Minnesota, as gently as reindeer alighting on a rooftop—but this yuletide season the only thing coming down Hannah Swensen’s chimney is a case of murder . . .

The holidays have arrived, and Hannah and her good pal Lisa have agreed to provide all...

Count Catula (Whales and Tails Mystery #9)

Cait and the gang set out to find a killer when novelist Amanda Lowman is found dead just an hour after speaking to the Mystery Lovers Book Club about her true crime novel: The Vampire Murders. As Cait delves into Amanda's death she finds a spider web of lies and half truths that could very well...

Dandelion Dead (Natural Remedies Mystery Series #3)

In a spicy cozy mystery filled with herbal remedies readers will love, a sustainable winery becomes the backdrop for murder! Fortunately, solving crimes comes naturally to charmingly unconventional naturopath and amateur sleuth Willow McQuade, as she looks for clues that will reveal a killer’s...

Death By Pumpkin Spice (Bookstore Cafe Mystery #3)

Bookstore café owner Krissy Hancock would rather spend Halloween serving pumpkin goodies than wearing costumes with Pine Hills’ wealthiest at Yarborough mansion, especially when the soiree shapes up to be more trick than treat . . .

As if a run-in with an old flame and a failed marriage...

Digging Up the Dirt (Southern Ladies Mystery #3)

An’gel and Dickce Ducote, busy with plans for the Athena Garden Club’s spring tour of grand old homes, are having trouble getting the other club members to help. The rest of the group is all a-flutter now that dashing and still-eligible Hadley Partridge is back to restore his family mansion. But...

High Kicks, Hot Chocolate, and Homicides (Happy Hoofers Mystery #5)

It’s a Christmas miracle for the Happy Hoofers—Tina, Janice, Pat, Mary Louise, and Gini. They’ve scored a gig at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall with the legendary Rockettes, complete with sexy Santa suits and microphones on their shoes. But when a dazzling diva of a dancer is found dead...

Into The Grey (Dulcie Schwartz Mystery #10)

“I could kill Roland Fenderby”. Dulcie Schwartz has reason to regret those words when she discovers Professor Fenderby’s battered body in his office – and finds herself the prime suspect in the ensuing murder investigation. Although she had good reason to dislike the late professor, who had been...

It's Your Party, Die If You Want To (Liv And Di In Dixie Mystery #2)

Between a riverboat gambler-theme engagement party and a murder mystery dinner for charity, Dixie, Tennessee, party planner Liv McKay is far too frenzied to feel festive. Add to the mix her duties at the annual businesswomen’s retreat and the antics of a celebrity ghost-hunting diva, and Liv’s...

Just Horsing Around (Willow Bay Witches #3)

When vet clinic owner and witch Angela Martin is called to the farm which houses one of the most famous former racehorses in the country, she's super excited. After all, it's not everyday you get to meet a horse of Seabiscuit-level fame.

But when the horses' owner is killed only feet away...

Matrimony in Miniature (Miniature Mystery Series #9)

When murder happens in the small town of Lincoln Point CA, there aren’t many degrees of separation between the victim and retired teacher Gerry Porter. How can she stay away from the investigation when the crime scene is the venue for her marriage to Henry Baker? But this time, nephew Detective...

Movie Night Murder (Merry Wrath Mystery #4)

Merry Wrath has seen dangers galore in her former job as a CIA field agent. But nothing has prepared her for this—an overnight Mommy and Me lock-in with her Girl Scout troop, complete with movies, dodgeball, four cats, a baby…and a dead body.

When the mysterious corpse’s identity is...

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 of a Cranky Catnapper (Scumble River Series #19)

In the latest from the New York Times bestselling author of Murder of an Open Book, a school psychologist has her hands full after a school board sourpuss meets a bitter end...

With her morning sickness finally abated, Skye Denison Boyd is ready to pounce on the pertinent problems she...

No Farm, No Foul (Farmer's Daughter Mystery #1)

First in the Farmer’s Daughter mystery series set on a picturesque farm in Michigan, where Shelby McDonald runs a popular lifestyle and cooking blog, from the national bestselling author of the Cranberry Cove Mysteries.

On her blog, The Farmer’s Daughter, Shelby McDonald is growing her...

Paint the Town Dead (Silver Six Mystery #2)

Leslee Stanton Nix—aka “Nixy”—thought moving to small-town Lilyvale, Arkansas, would be about as thrilling as watching paint dry. But keeping up with her retired Aunt Sherry and her troublemaking housemates—collectively known as the Silver Six—has proven to be as exciting as it is exasperating...

Pumpkin Pleas (Donut Shop Mystery Series #26)

When newspaper owner Ray Blake goes missing, it’s just the start of troubles for some of the people closest to donutmaker Suzanne Hart. Soon after, old flame Tom Thorndike is found dead at the bottom of a nearby waterfall. Was it foul play or simply a daredevil stunt gone wrong? Little does...

Pushing Up Daisies (Agatha Raisin Mystery Series #27)

When Agatha Raisin left behind her PR business in London, she fulfilled her dream of settling in the cozy British Cotswolds where she began a successful private detective agency. Unfortunately, the village she lives in is about to get a little less cozy. Lord Bellington, a wealthy land developer...

Shadows on a Morning in Maine (Antique Print Mystery Series #8)

Maggie Summer is making big changes in her life. The antique print dealer has taken a sabbatical and moved to Maine to run an antiques mall with Will Brewer, her significant other. And she will finally adopt the daughter she’s been longing for. However, the troubled girl doesn’t want any part of...

The Amazing CATventure (Klepto Cat Mystery Series #19)

Savannah and Michael Ivey happily agree that they’ll enjoy a rare quiet and relaxing summer. Little did they know, however, that their pact would soon be broken, as another mystery was unfolding at that very moment—one that would shock the entire community, cause a major disturbance in their...

The Semi-Sweet Hereafter (Chocolate Whisperer Mystery #3)

Hayden Mundy Moore is an expert on everything chocolate, helping clients develop new products and revamp recipes until they're irresistible. But sometimes, a dash of murder finds its way into the mix...

Chocolate whisperer Hayden Mundy Moore is in London to lend her expertise to high-...

Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd (Flavia de Luce Series #8)

In spite of being ejected from Miss Bodycote’s Female Academy in Canada, twelve-year-old Flavia de Luce is excited to be sailing home to England. But instead of a joyous homecoming, she is greeted on the docks with unfortunate news: Her father has fallen ill, and a hospital visit will have to...