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Spouse on Haunted Hill (Haunted Guesthouse Mystery Series #8)

Where Alison Kerby’s ex-husband goes, trouble follows. This time, unfortunately, he’s brought that trouble right to her doorstep. On the run from a business deal gone bad, Steven, aka “the Swine,” owes some scary people a staggering sum of money. No need to panic, though. He has a plan: sell...

Stake & Eggs (Cackleberry Club Series #4) by Laura Childs

New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs presents the best way to start your day—with a hearty breakfast and a side of hard-boiled murder.

Suzanne, Toni, and Petra found a second life after losing their husbands—opening their own successful business, the Cackleberry Club cafè. But...

Sweet Friend of Mine (Sweet Cove Mystery #8)

Although it is winter in Sweet Cove, Massachusetts, the Roseland sisters and Mr. Finch are still busy running their businesses. The group is planning a mini-vacation together at a ski resort until Police Chief Martin shows up to ask for their help with a case involving a young man who has gone...

Sweet Hide and Seek (Sweet Cove Mystery #9)

The Roseland sisters and Mr. Finch have returned home rested and happy after a mini-vacation at a ski resort. Their feelings of peace and calm are cut short when a new bed and breakfast guest arrives with a request that plunges the family into someone’s game of hide and seek. With the help of...

Tell Me, Pretty Maiden (Molly Murphy Series #7) by Rhys Bowen

It’s wintertime in New York, and for the first time since Irish immigrant Molly Murphy started her early-twentieth-century detective agency, she is completely snowed in with work. While she’s very much in demand by some of Broadway’s brightest stars and Fifth Avenue’s richest families, Molly...

The Alpine Xanadu (Emma Lord Series #24) by Mary Daheim

Winter in the small mountain aerie of Alpine should be as quiet as new-fallen snow on the Cascades, but from the Grocery Basket to the Venison Inn, the town is humming. At the Alpine Advocate, editor Emma Lord and her staff are on deadline with a feature about the opening of RestHaven, a new...

The Body in the Bonfire (Faith Fairchild Series #12) by Katherine Hall Page

Caterer and small-town minister's wife Faith Fairchild might never have accepted the job teaching a course on Cooking for Idiots at Mansfield Academy had it not been for Daryl Martin. An African-American student at the prestigious prep school, Daryl has lately become the target of a series of...

The Body in the Snowdrift (Faith Fairchild Series #15) by Katherine Hall Page

Caterer Faith Fairchild has a bad feeling about her father-in-law's decision to celebrate his seventieth birthday with a family reunion ski week at the Pine Slopes resort in Vermont — the Fairchilds' favorite getaway since Faith's husband, the Reverend Thomas Fairchild, was a toddler. At first...

The Cats that Played the Market (The Cats That Mystery Series #4) by Karen Anne Golden

Karen Anne Golden’s sweet, romantic, cozy mystery “The Cats that Played the Market” is a cat lover’s delight. A blizzard blows into Indiana, bringing gifts, gala events, and a ghastly murder to heiress Katherine “Katz” Kendall. It’s Katherine’s birthday, and she gets more than she bargains for...

The Champagne Conspiracy (Wine Country Mystery Series #7)

Winter has come to the Montgomery Estate Vineyard in Atoka, Virginia. Lucie Montgomery and winemaker Quinn Santori have decided to make champagne, a first for the vineyard.

But then Gino Tomassi, Quinn’s uncle, turns up on their doorstep one afternoon, demanding help in solving the...

The Chocolate Snowman Murders (Chocoholic Series #8) by Joanna Carl

The much anticipated Winter Arts festival is here, and as treasurer of Winterfest, Lee is up to her elbows in mix-ups behind the scenes. When the art show's guest juror shows up drunk, Lee lets him sleep it off, only to find out later that someone's put the visiting dignitary into a permanent...

The Corpse Wore Tartan (Liss MacCrimmon Series #4) by Kaitlyn Dunnett

Can there be such a thing as too many men in kilts? Normally Liss MacCrimmon, proprietor of Moosetookalook, Maine's one and only Scottish Emporium, would say no. But that's before one of them turns out to be murderous...

The bagpipes are blaring at The Spruces, Moosetookalook's finest...

The Quotient of Murder (Sophie Knowles Mystery Series #4) by Ada Madison

Dr. Sophie Knowles loves using puzzles to make math fun for students. But when winter seizes Henley College, she must thaw out a cold case to track down a killer—her most difficult puzzle yet . . .

Winter Intersession is in full swing, and campus is buzzing over the concert celebrating...

The Skeleton Paints a Picture (Family Skeleton Mystery #4)

Georgia Thackery, adjunct English professor, has a new job teaching at Falstone College of Art and Design, known as FAD to its students and faculty. Living in a borrowed bungalow during winter in the snowiest part of Massachusetts, Georgia feels her isolation weighing as heavily as the weather....

The Winter Ground Dandy Gilver Mystery Series #4) by Catriona McPherson

NOTE: February 2013 - This book is not available as an e-book or new paperback. Check your local library.

Times are hard for a struggling family circus in the long, cold winter of 1925. Pa and Ma Cooke are more than happy to accept the offer of free winter standing on the remote...

The Witch Tree (Anna Denning Mystery #1) by Karin Kaufman

Four days before Christmas in Elk Park, Colorado, genealogist Anna Denning discovers a client’s body. When she starts asking questions no one wants answered, she becomes the killer’s next target. Still grieving the death of her husband, Anna must draw on her wounded faith to enter a world of...

To Catch a Witch (Wishcraft Mystery Series #8)

Wishcrafter Darcy Merriweather might be a witch with the ability to grant wishes for others, but wishing isn’t going to help her catch a killer…

When wishcrafter Darcy Merriweather’s personal concierge company is hired by elite runner Abby Stillwell to organize the Wicked Mad Dash, a...

Town in a Wild Moose Chase (Candy Holliday Series #3) by B. B. Haywood

Trouble walks right into Candy Holliday’s life when Solomon Hatch, the town hermit, comes stumbling out of the woods one day saying he’s seen a body lying in a snow-clogged gully with a hatchet in its back. Candy jumps into action, but when she finds no sign of a body and Solomon mysteriously...

When the Grits Hit the Fan (Country Store Mystery #3)

Despite the bitter winter in South Lick, Indiana, business is still hot at Robbie Jordan’s restaurant. But when another murder rattles the small town, can Robbie defrost the motives of a cold-blooded killer?

Before she started hosting dinners for Indiana University’s Sociology Department...

Whispers in Winter (Bess Bullock Mystery #4) by Allen Boyer

Everywhere she looks in her retirement home, Bess Bullock finds that winter is a season for secrets. First, there is the secret of The Cross Stitch Six, a group of talented sewers who conspire to keep a secret about one of their deceased members. Then there is Donna Gilmore, who breaks her...

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