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A Catered Thanksgiving (Mystery with Recipes Series #7) by Isis Crawford

Sisters Bernie and Libby Simmons have handled plenty of catering challenges with grace and aplomb. But this Thanksgiving, they're cooking a feast for felons...

Whipping up Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings can be stressful for anyone, but that goes double for the Field family....

A Killer Kebab (Greek to Me Mystery #3)

The Bonaparte House is closed for the season, and Georgie Nikolopatos looks forward to fixing up the Greek restaurant and historic landmark—until her renovation plans hit a fatal snag.

With her divorce underway, her mother-in-law returning to Greece, and the tourists gone, Georgie finally...

Bittersweet (China Bayles Mystery Series #22) by Susan Wittig Albert

It’s Thanksgiving in Pecan Springs, and China is planning to visit her mother, Leatha, and her mother’s husband, Sam, who are enthusiastically embarking on a new enterprise—turning their former game ranch into a vacation retreat for birders. She’s also looking forward to catching up with her...

Black Thursday (Mrs. Frugalicious Shopping Mystery Series #2) by Linda Joffe Hull

A death by falling toasters crushes the fun of Black Friday

When Maddie Michaels is invited by a local news channel to shop on camera for Black Friday, she leaps at the opportunity to share shopping deals with fans of her website, MrsFrugalicious.com. Even though a negative comment pops...

Death Rides Again (Jocelyn Shore Mystery Series #3) by Janice Hamrick

Texas high school teacher Jocelyn Shore’s family reunion is getting smaller by the minute with each suspicious death in the latest in Janice Hamrick’s award-winning mystery series

With the unmistakable sound of a break action shotgun snapping closed, Texas high school teacher Jocelyn...

Drizzled with Death (Sugar Grove Mysteries Series #1) by Jessie Crockett

The annual pre-Thanksgiving pancake-eating contest is a big event in Sugar Grove, New Hampshire. It’s sponsored by the Sap Bucket Brigade, aka the firefighters auxiliary, and the Greene family farm provides the syrup. But when obnoxious outsider Alanza Speedwell flops face first into a stack of...

Fanny Packs and Foul Play (Haley Randolph Mystery Novella) Dorothy Howell

Amateur sleuth Haley Randolph returns in a hilarious novella from mystery author Dorothy Howell.

Fashionista and event planner to the stars Haley Randolph thinks the Thanksgiving Day feast she’s organizing for the wealthy young owners of the Pammy Candy Company at their Calabasas mansion...

Maggie's Brujo (Maggie McGill Mysteries #3) by Sharon Burch Toner

As a child Maggie McGill dreamed of riding the range through the wide open spaces of a Wild West filled with cattle rustlers, white hats, and black hats galore. When Maggie and her daughter, Allie, meet for a Thanksgiving vacation at an Arizona dude ranch, they certainly don't expect to find...

Murder of a Barbie and Ken (Scumble River Series #5) by Denise Swanson

In search of a social life in Scumble River, Skye Denison has revently joined the GUMBettes-the ladies auxiliary of the men's Grand Union of the Mighty Bulls. Now she and her boyfriend Simon hobnob with the upwardly mobile professionals in town. But when a seemingly perfect couple is murdered,...

Murder On The ICW (Magnolia Mystery Series #5) by Ellen Elizabeth Hunter

During the Prohibition Era, moonshine operations flourished along the creeks that fed the Intracoastal Waterway. So Ashley Wilkes, historic preservationist, is not surprised to learn that the hunting lodge she is restoring once housed an operational still. But what she discovers under a small...

Roasted in Christmas River (Christmas Mystery Novella) Meg Muldoon

Gobble gobble, cluck cluck, someone has stolen Jack Daniels the turkey this Thanksgiving, leaving a Christmas River family fresh out of luck!

It's Thanksgiving week in Christmas River, and pie baker extraordinaire Cinnamon Peters has a lot on her plate. Between planning her big...

Rock-a-Bye Bones (A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery) by Carolyn Haines

Sarah Booth Delaney knows the perfect way to begin recovering from both the recent attack on Scott Hampton’s blues club and her broken heart. She’s going to host a Thanksgiving feast for all of her friends at her ancestral home in Zinnia, Mississippi. But one bitterly cold night with the holiday...

Secondhand Stiff (Odelia Grey Mystery Series #8) by Sue Ann Jaffarian

Spending Thanksgiving with her faultfinding mother has Odelia more tightly wound than a turkey in November. But her husband's cousin Ina, who shows up for dinner with ugly bruises and without her two-timing husband, clearly has it worse. Wild horses can't stop Odelia's mom from tagging along...

Skating under the Wire (Rebecca Robbins Series #4) by Joelle Charbonneau

Rebecca Robbins has pulled the rink she inherited off the market. She's decided to stay in Indian Falls for good. Rebecca is certain that if she can get her maid of honor duties fulfilled and Thanksgiving dinner cooked, life will finally settle down to normal. But when Rebecca is hired to look...

Still Life (Armand Gamache Series #1) by Louise Penny

As the early morning mist clears on Thanksgiving Sunday, the homes of Three Pines come to life - all except one…

To locals, the village is a safe haven. So they are bewildered when a well-loved member of the community is found lying dead in the maple woods. Surely it was an accident - a...

The Alpine Vengeance Series #22 by Mary Daheim

Nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, the charming little hamlet of Alpine is welcoming Thanksgiving with open arms, while Emma Lord, editor and publisher of The Alpine Advocate, feels her spirits sink. There will be no family and no friends—not even Sheriff Milo Dodge—to share the...

The Diva Runs Out of Thyme (Domestic Diva Series #1) by Krista Davis

Gracious living can be murder. First in an all-new mystery series includes delicious recipes and great tips on entertaining!

Few can compete with Natasha Smith when it comes to entertaining, but her childhood rival, Sophie Winston, certainly tries. Natasha may have stolen the spotlight-...

The Pumpkin Muffin Murder (Fresh-Baked Mystery Series #5) by Livia Washburn

Phyllis is taking care of her grandson Bobby while her son Mike and daughter-in-law Sarah are out of town. Carolyn gets Phyllis involved in the harvest festival to be held in one of the city parks the Saturday before Thanksgiving. The purpose of the festival is to help feed the poor and...

The Trouble with Turkeys (Zoe Donovan Mystery # 2) by Kathi Daley

Zoe becomes entangled in a complex murder case involving a dead miser, tipsy turkeys, and an eclectic cast of edacious heirs, when she agrees to help Jeremy in his temporary job at a nearby turkey farm ten days before Thanksgiving. The Trouble with Turkeys is the perfect recipe, combining...

The Wolfe Widow (Book Collector Mystery Series #3) by Victoria Abbott

As Thanksgiving approaches, Jordan Bingham is grateful for her job researching rare books for Vera Van Alst, the infamous curmudgeon of Harrison Falls, New York. But when an uninvited guest makes an appearance, much more than dinner is disrupted—and Jordan is thankful just to be alive…

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Turkey Day Murder (Lucy Stone Series #7) by Leslie Meier

Tinker's Cove has a long history of Thanksgiving festivities, from visits with TomTom Turkey to the annual Warriors high school football game and Lucy Stone's impressive pumpkin pie. But this year, someone has added murder to the menu, and Lucy intends to discover who left Metinnicut Indian...

Turkeys, Tuxes, and Tabbies (Zoe Donovan Mystery #10) by Kathi Daley

When the cat lady of Ashton Falls is found dead in her home just days before Thanksgiving, Zoe must track down a killer while dealing with a house full of socialites who have come to Ashton Falls to bid on Zak in a high class bachelor auction.

Twice Told Tail (Black Cat Bookshop Mystery #6)

As Thanksgiving approaches, Darla Pettistone is preparing for the busiest shopping season of the year. They’ve recently launched their online store, where one anonymous bidder is offering a suspiciously high price for an antique book—and Darla doesn’t need Hamlet’s special senses to know that...

Zero-Degree Murder (Search and Rescue Mystery #1) ML Rowland

Search and rescue expert Gracie Kinkaid risks her life on a daily basis to save strangers. But going up against a coldhearted murderer is one kind of danger she’s not prepared for…

As a volunteer for Timber Creek Search and Rescue, missing out on holiday festivities is nothing new to...