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Wine & Beer Themed Cozy Mystery Series


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Cocktails and Catering Mystery Series

Michelle Hillen writes the Cocktails and Catering Mystery Series which started in February 2022 and is set in Texas.  Bad news for Samantha Warren: The plucky Houston, Texas, reporter lost her job and her fiancé in rapid succession.…

Southern Homebrew Mystery Series

Diane Kelly writes the Southern Homebrew Mystery Series which started in July 2021 and is set in Tennessee.  The Hayes family has made moonshine in Chattanooga since the days of Prohibition, and Hattie is happy to continue the tradition, serving…

Deep Lakes Mystery Series

Joy Ann Ribar writes the Deep Lakes Mystery Series which is set in Wisconsin and started in June 2019.  It features Francine "Frankie" Champagne. The 40-something owner of Bubble and Bake — bakery by day, wine lounge by night —…

Colorado Wine Mystery Series

Kate Lansing writes the Colorado Wine Mystery Series which is set in Colorado and started in May 2020. It features winery owner Parker Valentine in her hometown of Boulder, Colorado.


Brewing Trouble Mystery Series

Joyce Tremel writes the Brewing Trouble Mystery Series which starts in December 2015 and is set in Pennsylvania. Set in a Pittsburgh craft brew pub, featuring a brewmaster with a head for sleuthing. The Allegheny Brew House is a dream come true…

Cypress Cove Mystery Series

Carlene O'Neil writes the Cypress Cove Mystery series which started in May 2015 and is set in California. It features ex-photojournalist Penny Lively. Penny leaves big city life and returns to her hometown after inheriting the family winery from…

Garcia Girls Mystery Series

Liz Lipperman aka Liz Roth writes the Garcia Girls Mystery (formerly Dead Sister Talking Mystery) series which started in May 2013 and is set in Texas. It features Savannah television personality Elaina Garcia who returns to Vineyard, Texas when…

Literary Pub Mystery Series

Sarah Fox writes the Literary Pub Mystery Series which started in December 2018 and is set in Vermont. Booklover Sadie Coleman knows that in life, as in fiction, the right setting can make a world of difference. The small town of Shady Creek,…

Microbrewing Series

Lesley Diehl writes the The Microbrewing Series which started in 2010 and is set in New York. It features Master Brewer Hera Knightsbridge. Follow Hera as she carries on her late father's work of creating excellent specialty brews in her small…

Nikki Sands/Wine Lover's Mystery Series

Nikki Sands was like every other aspiring actress—waiting tables between jobs. But Nikki had taken serving wines to heart. She knew enough to impress Napa Valley’s golden boy, Derek Malveaux, who offered her a job at his vineyard. And though…

River Bend Vineyard Mystery Series

Joni writes the River Bend Vineyard Mystery (formerly named 'Tangled Vines Mystery') Series which started in 2013 and is set in Texas. It features Elise Beckett who helps to run the family's vineyard-- River Bend vineyard.


Sloan Krause Mystery Series

Ellie Alexander writes the Sloan Krause Mystery Series which started in October 2017 and is set in Washington. It features Sloan Krause who walks in on her husband, Mac, screwing the barmaid and she gives him the boot. Sloan has spent her life in…

Sonoma Wine Country Mystery Series

Nancy Parra writes the Sonoma Wine Country Mystery Series which started in December 2017 and is set in California. Taylor O’Brian is a new businesswoman, founder of “Taylor’s Off The Beaten Path Wine Tours,” who lives on a small winery with her…

Wine Country Mystery Series

Set in the wealthy Blue Ridge wine country of northern Virginia, where vineyard heiress Lucie Montgomery owns and runs a vineyard and solves mysteries.


Wine Trail Mystery Series

J.C. Eaton writes the Wine Trail Mystery Series which is set in New York. It features Norrie Ellington who is a successful screenwriter living in New York City. She’s also been a silent partner for her family’s winery upstate—until her sister and…