Snoop Around New Cozy Mystery Series 2018

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There are so many great new cozy mysteries coming in 2018.... I've just begun to list them -- so stay tuned!
A Bookmobile Mystery Series

Nora Page writes the Bookmobile Mystery Series which started in May 2018 and is set in Georgia. It features senior librarian Cleo Watkins who hits the road in her bookmobile in search of justice.

A Death by Chocolate Mystery Series

Sarah Graves writes the Death by Chocolate Mystery Series which starts in January 2018 and is set in Maine. It features Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree and her best friend Ellie who open a waterfront bake shop, The Chocolate Moose.

Sarah wrote the Home Repair is Homicide Mystery Series which...

Alberta Scaglione Mystery Series

J.D. Griffo writes the Alberta Scaglione Mystery Series which starts in July 2018 and is set in New Jersey. It features Alberta Scaglione whose spinster aunt left her a secret lake house in Tranquility, New Jersey. Alberta, a widow, is no spring chicken and she’s gotten used to disappointment....

Bess Ellyott Mystery Series

Nancy Herriman writes the Bess Ellyott Mystery Series which starts in March 2018 and is set in historic England. Herbalist and widow Bess Ellyott tries to escape the loss of her husband in Elizabethan London only to find that death is following her, and she may very well be next in Searcher of...

Bookstore Mystery Series

Lauren Elliott writes the Beyond the Page Bookstore Mystery Series which started in October 2018 and is set in Massachusetts. It features Addie Greyborne who loved working with rare books at the Boston Public Library. Addie left some painful memories behind in the big city, including the...

By the Sea Mystery Series

Kathleen Bridge writes the By the Sea Mystery series which starts in April 2018 and is set in Florida. Liz Holt returns home after an intense decade in New York to help run the family inn. The Indialantic by the Sea hotel has a hundred-year-old history on beautiful Melbourne Beach, Florida, and...

Chef-to-Go Mystery Series

Denise Swanson writes the Chef-to-Go Mystery Series which starts in April 2018. It features Dani who has hit a dead-end in her career. She unexpectedly inherits an enormous old house in a quaint college town. This gives her the perfect opportunity to pursue her true passion―cooking! So Dani...

Cook-Off Mystery Series

Devon Delaney writes the Cook-Off Mystery Series which is set in Connecticut and starts in April 2018. After a short-lived marriage, Sherry Frazzelle is living single life to the fullest in her little Connecticut town, accompanied by her Jack Russell terrier, Chutney. Her new passion is...

Deputy Donut Mystery Series

Ginger Bolton (aka Janet Bolin) writes the Deputy Donut Mystery Series which started in January 2018 and is set in Wisconsin. It features Emily Westhill who runs the best donut shop in Fallingbrook, Wisconsin, alongside her retired police chief father-in-law and her tabby Deputy Donut.

Farm-to-Fork Mystery Series

Lynn Cahoon writes the Farm-to-Fork Mystery Series which started in March 2018 and is set in Idaho. Angie Turner hopes her new farm-to-table restaurant can be a fresh start in her old hometown in rural Idaho. But when a goat dairy farmer is murdered, Angie must turn the tables on a bleating...

Suzanne Young writes the Fishen-Rodd Mystery Series which is set in Colorado. It features Beryl Fishen and Nadine Rodd, two “women of a certain age,” live in a Colorado retirement community. Together, they solve murders.

Food Blogger Mystery Series

Debra Sennefelder writes the Food Blogger Mystery Series which starts in March 2018. Leaving behind a failed career as a magazine editor and an embarrassing stint on a reality baking show, newly divorced lifestyle entrepreneur Hope Early thought things were finally on the upswing—until she comes...

Granny Reid Mystery Series

G.A. McKevett writes the Granny Reid Mystery Series which started in October 2018 and is set in Georgia. It features Granny Reid, previously known as Stella Reid who used to run the Moonlight Magnolia Agency.

Kebab Kitchen Mystery Series

Tina Kashian writes the Kebab Kitchen Mystery Series which starts in February 2018 and is set in New Jersey. It features Lucy Berberian who quits her Philadelphia law firm and heads home to Ocean Crest, New Jersey. She knows what she’s getting—the scent of funnel cake, the sight of the wooden...

Knit & Nibble Mystery Series

Peggy Ehrhart writes the Knit & Nibble Mystery Series which started in March 2018 and is set in New Jersey. Since her only daughter left for college, widow Pamela Paterson has kept busy as associate editor of a craft magazine and founder of the Knit and Nibble knitting club in quaint...

Last Ditch Mystery Series

Catriona McPherson writes the Last Ditch Mystery Series which starts in April 2018 and is set in California. It features Lexy Campbell who fell in love and left her native Scotland for a golden life in California―hitched to a hunk, building her marriage counseling practice, living the dream....

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Cynthia Baxter writes the Lickety Splits Mystery Series which starts in March 2018 and is set in New York. Kate McKay had doubts about swapping her high-powered life in Manhattan for Wolfert’s Roost, the quaint Hudson Valley village where she grew up. But when she moves back to care for her...

Lobster Shack Mystery Series

Shari Randall writes the Lobster Shack Mystery Series which is set in Maine and started in January 2018. It features Allie Larkin who 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 while also helping her...

Magic Garden Mystery Series

Amanda Flower writes the Magic Garden Mystery which starts in October 2018 and is set in Scotland. It features Fiona Knox who lost her fiancé and her flower shop―but when she flies to Scotland to inherit her godfather’s cottage and possibly magical walled garden, she may lose her life as well...

Noodle Shop Mystery Series

Vivien Chien writes the Noodle Shop Mystery Series which starts in March 2018. Welcome to the Ho-Lee Noodle House, where the Chinese food is to die for. . . The last place Lana Lee thought she would ever end up is back at her family’s restaurant. But after a brutal break-up and a dramatic...

Pen & Ink Mystery Murder

Krista Davis writes the Pen & Ink Mystery Murder Series which starts in February 2018 and is set in Washington DC. By day, Florrie Fox manages Color Me Read bookstore in Georgetown, Washington D.C. By night, she creates her own intricately detailed coloring books for adults, filling the...

Poppy McAllister Mystery Series

Libby Klein writes the Poppy McAllister Mystery Series which starts in January 2018 and is set in New Jersey. It features newly widowed and stuck in a middle-aged funk, Poppy McAllister who has been running on cookies, infomercials, and one-sided chats with her cat for months.

Rose City Mystery Series

Kate Dyer-Seeley writes the Rose City Mystery Series which starts in March 2018 and is set in Oregon. It features Britta Johnston who might be a late bloomer, but after leaving her deadbeat husband and dead-end job, she’s finally pursuing her artistic passion at her aunt Elin’s floral boutique...

Victorian Village Mystery Series

Sheila Connolly writes the Victorian Village Mystery Series which starts in June 2018 and is set in Maryland. It features Katherine Hamilton who moves to the town of Asheford to run a huge Victorian mansion just outside of town. Kate has less-than-fond memories of the mansion, for personal...

Wine Trail Mystery Series

J.C. Eaton writes the Wine Trail Mystery Series which is set in New York. It features Norrie Ellington who is a successful screenwriter living in New York City. She’s also been a silent partner for her family’s winery upstate—until her sister and brother-in-law take a year-long sabbatical. With...