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January Thaw (Murder-by-Month Series #9) by Jess Lourey

When Mira James moved to a small town in Minnesota, she thought she left muggings behind her . . . until she's jumped by two men in an alley. A third man saves her, but for all his trouble he's found frozen under an ice-covered lake.

Meanwhile, Mira's job as a private eye in training has...

Lord James Harrington and the Winter Mystery (Lord James Harrington #1) by Lynn Florkiewicz

Meet Lord James Harrington and his delightful wife, Beth; residents of the tiny village of Cavendish, deep in the heart of West Sussex in England. They adore hosting seasonal events, running their country hotel, keeping the local folklore alive and listening to the latest murder mystery on the...

Miss Julia Rocks the Cradle (Miss Julia Series #12)

Miss Julia has promised her adoring husband, Sam, to mind her own business. What a relief! Instead of trying to figure out why that dead body was found in Miss Petty's toolshed, Miss Julia can concentrate on taking care of just-in-time newlywed Hazel Marie as she prepares for her impending due...

More Bitter Than Death (Emma Fielding Mystery #5)

It's a deadly winter for archaeologist Emma Fielding as she tracks a killer in an old New Hampshire hotel, in this fifth mystery from real-life archaeologist Dana Cameron.

Archaeologist Emma Fielding should be on top of the world. Her teaching job secure and home life stable, she arrives...

MRS BUNDLE'S FOUR SEASONS, Vol. I: The Secret at Mount Holly Mansion (#6)

Wiped out from her last adventure, Mrs. Bundle sorely needs a getaway far away from the hustle, bustle, and hassle in North Pilson Corners. Up the road a piece, rest & relaxation rule at the idyllic Mount Holly Mansion Inn. Its unique innkeepers, the Pettyfers, offer not only lots of...

Murder Most Howl (Paws & Claws Mystery #3) Krista Davis

This January, Wagtail, Virginia, the top pet-friendly destination in the country, is throwing a fun murder mystery weekend—but no one expected the real thing...

Holly Miller is delighted her grandmother has finally left the Sugar Maple Inn to take a well-deserved vacation. It means Holly’...

Murder Ties the Knot (Haunted Souvenir Shop Mystery #3) by Christy Fifield

It’s winter in Keyhole Bay, Florida, and while the tourist trade is slow, souvenir shop owner Glory Martine is busy with her best friend’s wedding. But between managing preparations, the bride’s in-laws, and a haunted parrot named Bluebeard, Glory makes plans to catch a killer.

As her...

Murders and Metaphors (Magical Bookshop Mystery #3)

Niagara region booksellers Violet Waverly and Grandma Daisy sleuth the slaying of a sommelier whose book signing turned into her sayonara.

January means ice wine season in the Niagara Falls region, but the festivities leave Charming Books owner Violet Waverly cold, still reeling from a...

Nine Lives to Die (Mrs. Murphy Series #22) by Rita Mae Brown

Winter has come to Crozet, Virginia, bringing with it a fresh blanket of snow. Harry and her husband, Fair, are hip deep in their usual end-of-the-year activities: distributing food to needy residents, and shopping for outfits for the Silver Linings youth organization’s annual fundraising gala....

Ninth Daughter (Abigail Adams Series #1)  by Barbara Hamilton

In the Massachusetts Colony, political upheaval turns murderous-a new series featuring First Lady Abigail Adams.

1773: The Massachusetts colony is torn between patriots who want independence from British rule and loyalists who support the King. At the center is the educated and beautiful...

Nipped in the Bud (Orchard Series #12)

Winter still has a firm stranglehold on the small town of Granford, and newly married orchard owner Meg Chapin is restless to begin her spring pruning and planting, while Seth busies himself with a new project of his own. But their relative peace is shattered when a gunshot breaks the winter...

On Thin Icing (A Bakeshop Mystery #3) Ellie Alexander

Welcome to Torte-a small-town family bakeshop where the treats are killer good.

It's the dead of winter in the sleepy town of Ashland, which means no tourists-and fewer customers-for Jules Capshaw and her bakery. But when she's asked to cater an off-season retreat for the directors of the...

February 2018

The Tail Waggin’ Winterfest is the highlight of the season in the famously pet-friendly Pocono Mountains town of Sylvan Creek. But despite attractions like an ice sculpture display, a dogsled race, and gourmet hot chocolate, Daphne Templeton finds herself annoyed by TV producer Lauren Savidge,...

Pickled (Alex Harris Mystery #6) by Elaine Macko

When Alex Harris and her grandmother Meme attend a pickleball supper hoping to sell some of their Calendar Boys calendars to their ideal demographic—women on hormone replacement therapy—they never thought the evening would turn deadly. But when local lecherous bully, Humphrey Bryson, ends up in...

Preaching to the Corpse (Advice Column Mystery Series #2) by Roberta Isleib

When Dr. Butterman's minister is charged with murder, she uncovers cutthroat church politics. It seems the "thou shalt not kill" tenet has a qualifier: "...unless thou art eliminating the competition."

Quilt Trip (Southern Quilting Mystery Series #3) by Elizabeth Craig

As a quilter, retired folk art curator Beatrice Coleman likes to have all the seams stitched together—but her plans keep getting tangled up in unexpected ways.

Beatrice has never crashed a party but now her fellow quilt guild member, Meadow Downey, is driving them to a Victorian mansion...

Seeds of Deception (Orchard Series #10)

With the bushels of time they spent organizing their wedding, Meg and Seth didn’t have a chance to plan a honeymoon. But now that winter has arrived, there’s not much to do at the orchard. So with their shared love of history and all things apple, they pick Thomas Jefferson’s orchards at...

Sinister Sprinkles (Donut Shop Mystery Series #3) by Jessica Beck

Just in time for the Winter Festival, a glistening layer of snow has covered the streets of April Springs, North Carolina. Of course, it reminds donut shop owner Suzanne Hart of sweet delicious frosting. But her visions of sugar plums plummet when her ex’s ex-girlfriend gets iced …

“If...

Slip and Go Die (Parson's Cove Cozy Mysteries #1) by Sharon Rose

Old Beulah Henry slipped on the ice and died. A terrible accident say the local police. But why did Beulah leave her cabin without a coat? It was thirty below in Parson's Cove. Someone must have forced her, amateur sleuth Mabel Wickles suggests to her friend Flori. Nobody seems to know anything...

Snow Place to Die Series #13 by Mary Daheim

B&B hostess Judith McMonigle Flynn's ready to hang up her oven mitts, but irrepressible Cousin Renie needs help catering the telephone company's annual winter retreat at secluded Mountain Goat Lodge. The pay's good, the scenery's to die for -- but they never figured there'd be a killer...

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