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A Cold and Lonely Place (Troy Chance Mysteries #2) Sara Henry

Troy Chance returns in another riveting novel from the author of the critically acclaimed Learning to Swim

Freelance writer Troy Chance is snapping photos of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival ice palace when the ice-cutting machine falls silent. Encased in the ice is the shadowy outline of...

A Fright to the Death (Family Fortune Mystery Series #3) by Dawn Eastman

From the author of Be Careful What You Witch For, here is the newest Family Fortune Mystery, starring former cop Clyde Fortune, who—snowbound with her kooky family in a creepy castle—is climbing the walls and combing the halls, looking for a cold-blooded killer…

After their flight to...

A Killer Stitch (Knitting Mystery Series #4) by Maggie Sefton

'Tis the season for knitters in chilly Fort Connor, Colorado: scarves, sweaters, mittens—and murder. Amid the seasonal cheer of her local family of cowboys and yarn weavers, Kelly Flynn's intent on trying to separate innocence from icy deceit.

A Midwinter's Tail (Magical Cats Series #6) by Sophie Kelly

Kathleen Paulson is snowed under running her library and caring for her extraordinary felines, Owen and Hercules. But when a fund-raiser turns deadly, she’ll have to add sleuthing to her already full schedule....

Winter in Mayville Heights is busy and not just because of the holidays....

A Spoonful of Murder (A Soup Lover's Mystery Series #1) by Connie Archer

Winter is big business in small-town Snowflake, Vermont. Tourists arrive to hit the ski slopes—and what could be more satisfying after a chilly day of carving powder than a steaming bowl of soup?

When Lucky Jamieson inherits her parents' soup shop, By the Spoonful, she realizes it's time...

A Sticky Situation (Sugar Grove Mysteries Series #3) by Jessie Crockett

The author of Maple Mayhem returns to Sugar Grove, New Hampshire, where the Greene family—including Dani's irksome Aunt Hazel—are busy preparing for the annual Maple Festival. But nothing kills the festive spirit like murder…

Aunt Hazel isn’t exactly sweet, but she’s not the only one...

A Wee Murder in My Shop (ScotShop Mystery Series #2) Fran Stewart

While business is booming at the ScotShop in Hamelin, Vermont, proprietor Peggy Winn doesn’t have time to toast her good fortune thanks to her hot-tempered, fourteenth-century Scottish companion. Being thrust into the modern world hasn’t been easy for Dirk, but Peggy is at her wit’s end trying...

A Winter's Tail (Whales and Tails Mystery #10)

Secrets collide after a single horrific moment leaves one person dead and one fighting for their life. This fast paced cozy mystery will have you glued to the page as Cait and Cody join forces with a cat named Moirai in a race against time to track down a killer.

Alaskan Alliance  (Zoe Donovan Mystery # 11) by Kathi Daley

Zak and Zoe fly to Alaska after Zoe is asked by her dog trainer friend Peter to fly to Moosehead Alaska to deliver a search and rescue dog to a team who is desperate for some canine help after their own dog is injured during a rescue. Within twelve hours of arriving in the isolated little town,...

Anything but Civil (Hattie Davish Series #2) by Anna Loan-Wilsey

Traveling secretary Hattie Davish and her trusty typewriter alight on a small town in Illinois, where the Civil War may long be over, but certain mysteries refuse to be buried. . .

Hattie Davish is delighted to be ably assisting her wealthy employer, Sir Arthur Windom-Greene, an English...

Aunt Dimity Snowbound (Aunt Dimity Series #9) by Nancy Atherton

This newest one find Lori Shepherd overtaken by the blizzard of the century. Fortunately, she's soon safe and dry with two other stranded backpackers in Ladythorne Abbey, the fabulous home of the late Lucasta DeClerke. Or is she?

In the abbey's cloisters and passages there still lingers...

Berry the Hatchet (Cranberry Cove Mysteries)  by Peg Cochran

The entire town of Cranberry Cove is popping with excitement. Monica Albertson is baking cranberry goodies by the dozen and shopkeepers are decking out their storefronts for the first annual Winter Walk—an event dreamed up by the mayor to bring visitors to the town during a normally dead time of...

Biscuits and Slashed Browns (Country Store Mystery #4)

For country-store owner Robbie Jordan, the National Maple Syrup Festival is a sweet escape from late-winter in South Lick, Indiana—until murder saps the life out of the celebration . . .

As Robbie arranges a breakfast-themed cook-off at Pans ‘N Pancakes, visitors pour into Brown County...

Bitter Harvest (Orchard Series #5) by Sheila Connolly

Now that Meg Corey's apples have been harvested and sold, she's enjoying some free time. But when the small but annoying mishaps plaguing her start turning sinister, Meg begins to worry that her first harvest may be her last.

Blueberry Muffin Murder (Hannah Swensen Series #3) by Joanne Fluke

Preparations are underway for Lake Eden, Minnesota's annual Winter Carnival—and Hannah Swensen is set to bake up a storm at her popular shop, The Cookie Jar. Too bad the honor of creating the official Winter Carnival cake went to famous lifestyle maven Connie Mac—a half-baked idea, in Hannah's...

Bookman Dead Style (Dangerous Type Mystery #2)

It’s January, and the Star City Film Festival has taken the Utah ski resort town by storm. Movie stars are everywhere, carving fresh powder on the slopes and crossing the thresholds of Bygone Alley’s charming boutique shops—including The Rescued Word, where Clare Henry and her grandfather...

Brush with Death (Gray Whale Inn Series #5) by Karen MacInerney

With an upcoming gallery show and a popular artist visiting Cranberry Island, art is on everyone’s minds—especially innkeeper Natalie Barnes. When Gwen, Natalie’s niece, is invited to present her paintings at the art show, Natalie is torn between worrying about stressed out Gwen, the arrival of...

Bury Your Dead (Armand Gamache Series #6) by Louise Penny

As Quebec City shivers in the grip of winter, its ancient stone walls cracking in the cold, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache plunges into the most unusual case of his celebrated career. A man has been brutally murdered in one of the city's oldest buildings - a library where the English citizens of...

Caught Bread Handed (A Bakeshop Mystery #4)

Jules Capshaw is still chewing over her husband Carlos’s return to Ashland, Oregon. Could there be too many cooks in the kitchen? Whatever is stirring between those two will have to wait. Despite the Oregon Shakespeare Festival being dark for the winter, the bakeshop is bustling, the dough is...

Clobbered by Camembert (Cheese Shop Mystery Series #3) by Avery Aames

Cheese store owner Charlotte Bessette is setting up for the town's Winter Wonderland fair. Then, when an old friend is found dead in the cottage of Charlotte's assistant Rebecca, a suspicion falls on Rebecca's boyfriend, a honeybee farmer. While the town buzzes with gossip, can Charlotte catch...

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