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Floral Depravity (Bridal Bouquet Shop Mystery Series #3) Beverly Allen

In the latest Bridal Bouquet Shop mystery, florist Audrey Bloom creates an arrangement for a one-of-a-kind wedding, but ends up pruning a one-of-a-kind criminal…

As the co-owner of the Rose in Bloom Flower Shop, Audrey knows how to put together unique wedding bouquets, but this one takes...

Fogged Inn (Maine Clambake Mystery Series #4) Barbara Ross

An autumn chill has settled over Busman's Harbor, Maine, but Julia Snowden is warming up the town by offering lobster stew at the local diner. When her landlord discovers a dead body in the walk-in refrigerator, Julia must figure out who ordered up a side of murder.

Nothing's colder than...

Every October, thousands of monarch butterflies flock to California’s Monterey Peninsula to spend the winter there. To welcome their colorful guests, Cadbury by the Sea holds a weeklong festival complete with a butterfly queen and her court.

Eager to show some town spirit, Casey Feldstein...

Honey-Baked Homicide (Down South Cafe Mystery #3)

It’s fall in Winter Garden, Virginia, and business at Amy Flowers’ Down South Café has never been better. So when struggling beekeeper Stuart Landon asks Amy to sell some of his honey, she’s happy to help. The jars of honey are a sweet success, but their partnership is cut short when Amy...

Hooked on Ewe (Scottish Highlands Mystery #2) by Hannah Reed

It’s early September in Glenkillen, Scotland, when American expat (and budding romance novelist) Eden Elliott is recruited by the local inspector to act as a special constable. Fortunately it’s in name only, since not much happens in Glenkillen.

For now Eden has her hands full with other...

Jasmine Moon Murder (Tea Shop Series #5) by Laura Childs

The traditional Ghost Crawl in Charleston's Jasmine Cemetery is an annual autumn event. Under a full moon, amateur actors attired in Civil War-era costumes re-enact historic scenes with a flourish of pageantry and pomp. But as stage lights flicker and dim, and actors appear and disappear among...

Maggie's Brujo (Maggie McGill Mysteries #3) by Sharon Burch Toner

As a child Maggie McGill dreamed of riding the range through the wide open spaces of a Wild West filled with cattle rustlers, white hats, and black hats galore. When Maggie and her daughter, Allie, meet for a Thanksgiving vacation at an Arizona dude ranch, they certainly don't expect to find...

Magic in Christmas River (Christmas River Mystery #7) Meg Muldoon

t’s autumn in Christmas River, and things in the small Central Oregon town are getting downright spooky this season.
When Cinnamon Peters discovers an old class ring hidden behind the wall of her shop’s kitchen, the pie baker extraordinaire becomes abruptly entangled in a decades-old...

November in upstate New York can be chilly, but Kailyn Wilde’s shop, Abracadabra, is a cozy respite where you can find lotions, potions, and plenty of warm, feline company. But what customers don’t know is that the proprietor has some unusual powers—and unusual friends, including the renowned...

Malice in Christmas River (Christmas Mystery #4) Meg Muldoon

Autumn has arrived in Christmas River, but frustration levels are at an all-time high for the small town’s residents as an unseasonable heatwave plagues the central Oregon Cascades.
Somehow, pie baker extraordinaire Cinnamon Peters has managed to stay above it all. Recently married,...

Marinating in Murder (A Dinner Club Mystery #3)

The Culinary Capers Dinner Club is planning a fall picnic for their next meeting. What could be better than sharing delicious food with friends under a beautiful autumn sky? But when club member Alison Malkovich opens the back of her SUV to load in the picnic supplies, she finds a dead body. To...

Miss Julia Lays Down the Law (Miss Julia Series #16)

t’s November and Miss Julia is looking forward to some quiet time before the holidays. That is, until snobby Connie Clayborn and her rich husband move to town. At first, Miss Julia and the other A-list ladies are pleased to be invited over for coffee, but the afternoon turns into a slap in the...

Miss Julia Stirs Up Trouble (Miss Julia Series #14)

Autumn’s crisp bite is in the air, but Miss Julia soon discovers that, alas, leaves aren’t the only things falling. James, Hazel Marie’s housekeeper, has taken a nasty tumble down some stairs. How can Hazel Marie feed and take care of him—not to mention a husband, son, and twin baby girls—when...

Murder at Icicle Lodge (Ferrara Family Mystery #3)

Seasoned Italian-American Alberta Scaglione can whip up a traditional dish for any occasion. But when an impromptu vacation turns deadly, can she sift out the deadly ingredient?

When her granddaughter lands a reporting gig at the grand opening of the luxurious Icicle Lodge, Alberta and...

Murder in Merino (Seaside Knitters Mystery Series #8) by Sally Goldenbaum

It’s autumn in Sea Harbor, and as the tourists leave, a mysterious guest arrives. When she’s implicated in a crime, the Seaside Knitters must quickly table their knitting project and search out a motif for murder.

Fall is usually a relaxing time in Sea Harbor, but it’s turning out to be a...

Murder of a Barbie and Ken (Scumble River Series #5) by Denise Swanson

In search of a social life in Scumble River, Skye Denison has revently joined the GUMBettes-the ladies auxiliary of the men's Grand Union of the Mighty Bulls. Now she and her boyfriend Simon hobnob with the upwardly mobile professionals in town. But when a seemingly perfect couple is murdered,...

Murder On The ICW (Magnolia Mystery Series #5) by Ellen Elizabeth Hunter

During the Prohibition Era, moonshine operations flourished along the creeks that fed the Intracoastal Waterway. So Ashley Wilkes, historic preservationist, is not surprised to learn that the hunting lodge she is restoring once housed an operational still. But what she discovers under a small...

Musseled Out (Maine Clambake Mystery Series #3) by Barbara Ross

The busy summer tourist season is winding down in Busman's Harbor, Maine, but Julia Snowden senses trouble simmering for the Snowden Family Clambake Company. Shifty David Thwing--the "Mussel King" of upscale seafood restaurants--is sniffing around town for a new location. But serving iffy clams...

No Escape Claws (Second Chance Cat Mystery #6)

It's fall in North Harbor, Maine, where Sarah owns a charming secondhand shop and sells lovingly refurbished items of all kinds. The shop is always bustling--and not just because a quirky team of senior-citizen detectives works out of it and manages to get in even more trouble than Sarah's rough...

Not the Killing Type (Booktown Series #7) by Lorna Barrett

It’s November in Stoneham, New Hampshire, and that means it’s time for the Chamber of Commerce elections. The race is already a bit heated, as the long-standing Chamber president is being challenged by a former lover—Tricia’s own sister, Angelica. Then local small business owner Stan Berry...

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