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Sprinkled in Malice (Cookies & Chance Mystery #7)

Spring has officially arrived, and while the weather outside may still be frightful, Sally Muccio is feeling especially delightful as she prepares a homemade family dinner in honor of her husband’s birthday. Sal’s determined to make it an unforgettable night for Mike and even includes homemade...

St. Patrick's Day Murder (Lucy Stone Series #14) by Leslie Meier

Not many people in Tinker's Cove, Maine, knew Old Dan Malone. The grizzled barkeep's social circle was limited to the rough-hewn lobstermen and other assorted toughs that frequented his bar. But when his body is found bobbing in the town's icy harbor, Lucy Stone makes getting to know more about...

Sweet Vows and Promises (Sweet Cove Mystery #10)

Spring has returned to Sweet Cove, Massachusetts and The Roselands and Mr. Finch are getting ready for Jenna and Tom's wedding. When a new guest arrives to stay at the bed and breakfast for a night before moving into a rental house in town, Angie and Courtney feel an alarming sense of distress...

Tail Gait (Mrs. Murphy Series #23) by Rita Mae Brown

Spring has sprung in Crozet, Virginia—a time for old friends to gather and bid farewell to the doldrums of winter. Harry and her husband, Fair, are enjoying a cozy dinner with some of the town’s leading citizens, including beloved University of Virginia history professor Greg “Ginger” McConnell...

The Bee Balm Murders (Martha's Vineyard Mystery Series #10) by Cynthia Riggs

It’s spring on the Island, and at the suggestion of her beekeeper, Victoria takes in a new boarder, Orion Nanopoulos. Orion is leading a project to lay a fiber-optic cable across the island. When a body is found in the trench where they are laying the cable, Orion tells Victoria he recognizes...

The Cats that Chased the Storm (The Cats That Mystery Series #2) Karen Anne Golden

It’s early spring in Erie, Indiana, and the weather has turned most foul. We find Katherine “Katz” Kendall, heiress to the Colfax fortune, living in a pink mansion, caring for her three Siamese and Abby the Abyssinian. Severe thunderstorms frighten the cats, but Scout is better than any weather...

The Chocolate Bunny Brouhaha (Chocoholic Series #16)

The approach of Easter means a rush of business at TenHuis Chocolade, and Lee and her Aunt Nettie need all the help they can get to make their famous chocolate bunnies and eggs. Unfortunately, new hire Bunny Birdsong is a clutzy basketcase dropping everything she picks up. But to Lee’s surprise...

The Cruelest Month (Armand Gamache Series #3) by Louise Penny

Easter in Three Pines is a time of church services, egg hunts and seances to raise the dead.

A group of friends trudges up to the Old Hadley House, the horror on the hill, to finally rid it of the evil spirits that have so obviously plagued it, and the village, for decades. But instead...

The Darling Dahlias and the Silver Dollar Bush (Darling Dahlias Series #5) by Susan Wittig Albert

National bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert takes readers back in time to small-town Darling, Alabama, in the 1930s—where the Darling Savings and Trust has just closed and the women of the Darling Dahlias’ garden club are betting their bottom dollar there’s going to be trouble…

It’s...

The Mother's Day Mishap (Tess and Tilly Mystery #3)

It's Mother's Day in White Eagle Montana and spring has come to the small foothills community. It's the season for puppies and kittens to be born and rehomed, families to gather for an outdoor picnic and a baseball game, friends to fall in love, and a shocking mystery to filter to the surface...

The Root of all Trouble (Nina Quinn Series #7) by Heather Webber

When a spring storm rolls through Freedom, Ohio, landscape designer Nina Quinn expects to get her hands dirty with the mess left behind.

But after high winds uproot a tree, revealing the corpse of a man inside its rotted hollow, Nina quickly realizes that cleaning up after Mother Nature’s...

The Scottie Barked At Midnight (Liss MacCrimmon Mystery #9) Kaitlyn Dunnett

Spring is just a few weeks away, but winter is still digging its claws into tiny Moosetookalook, Maine. Even business at the Scottish Emporium has frozen up, so Liss MacCrimmon is cautiously optimistic when a twist of fate lands her on a reality competition show--until the contest gets a little...

The Walking Bread (Bread Shop Mystery #3)

Beloved Mexican bakery Yeast of Eden has scored the catering deal at the annual Santa Sofia, California, art car parade and ball. But when a contestant turns up dead, making bread will be the yeast of their problems . . .

Apprentice baker Ivy Culpepper sees art cars everywhere she turns....

To Hell in a Handbasket (Claire Hanover Mystery Series #2) by Beth Groundwater

Gift basket designer Claire Hanover is reluctantly enjoying a spring ski vacation with her family in Breckenridge, Colorado, when a bloodcurdling scream cuts the frigid air. Claire is appalled to find the sister of her daughter’s boyfriend, dead on the slopes. Others assume the girl’s death was...

Town in a Maple Madness (Candy Holliday Series #8)

The imminent arrival of spring has the locals gearing up for their sweetest celebration ever—the first annual Maple Madness Weekend. Along with maple sugar house tours, a community-wide marshmallow roast, and a weekend-long pancake breakfast, restaurants will be serving up special maple syrup...

Unraveled (Knitting Mystery Series #9) by Maggie Sefton

Spring is in the air of Fort Connor, Colorado—and it’s a time of new beginnings for the House of Lambspun knitters. But for Kelly Flynn, a March chill lingers as she tries to mend her broken heart…and solve a cold-blooded crime.

Kelly’s longtime romance has come apart at the seams. To...

Wrecked (Regan Reilly Mystery #13) by Carol Higgins Clark

Private Investigator Regan Reilly and her husband, Jack "no relation" Reilly, head of the NYPD Major Case Squad, are about to celebrate their first wedding anniversary. They are looking forward to a quiet romantic weekend out of town. Wouldn’t you know their choice of destination provides them...

Yews with Caution (Flower Shop Mystery Series #19)

The Spring of Abby’s Discontent

It’s April in New Chapel, and Abby and her husband, Marco, are off to buy shrubs for their new house. But the owner of the local landscaping company is nowhere to be found. Abby’s best friend, Nikki, meanwhile, believes she unwittingly helped a group of her...

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