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Holiday Hangover (Zoe Donovan Mystery #22)

In this snowy cozy mystery, Zak's is asked to track down the source of the breech for the surveillance system at a remote ski resort in the Canadian Rockies. Scooter is away with his dad leaving Zoe feeling depressed and deflated so Zak asks Zoe to go along on the trip. With Levi and Ellie away...

Home For the Homicide (Do-It-Yourself Mystery Series #7) by Jennie Bentley

Avery Baker was a big city textile designer, until she inherited her aunt’s old Maine cottage and found her true calling—home renovation. But she never expected her latest job would come to such a bone-rattling dead end...

For Avery and her husband Derek, renovating the Craftsman...

Iced Under (Maine Clambake Mystery Series #5)

The snow is deep in Maine’s Busman’s Harbor and the mighty rivers are covered in ice. Snowden Family Clambake Company proprietor Julia Snowden and her mother, Jacqueline, are hunkered down for the winter when a mysterious package arrives—heating up February with an unexpected case of murder...

In the Drink (Mack's Bar Mystery Series #3) by Allyson K. Abbott

By day, Mackenzie "Mack" Dalton is the proprietress of a popular Milwaukee watering hole. But after last call, she uses her unique cocktail of extra perceptive senses to help solve some of the city’s most grisly homicides. Now, Mack and her barstool detectives are happy to help when Tiny, one of...

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,...

Payback in Paxton Park (Paxton Park Mystery #4)

Finishing a ski run on the slopes of the mountain resort town of Paxton Park, Shelly Taylor and her friend, Juliet, hear a scream near the maintenance building and see the office manager rush outside. A gruesome scene sets a police investigation in motion and drags Shelly and her friend into it...

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."

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