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15 Minutes of Flame (Nantucket Candle Maker Mystery #3)

As Stella Wright’s Nantucket candle store thrives, her knack for solving mysteries burns equally bright—especially when a Halloween haunted house uncovers evidence of a centuries-old murder…

A Biscuit, a Casket (Pawsitively Organic Mystery Series #2)

The small town of Frog Ledge, Connecticut, has wholeheartedly embraced Kristan Stan Connor's new business--preparing quality organic treats for dogs and cats. On a healthy diet, the animals may…

A Catered Costume Party (Mystery With Recipes #13)

Halloween is coming, and Darius Witherspoon isn’t giving up on his plan for a catered costume party-despite the recent disappearance of his wife, Penelope. He may be heartbroken, but perhaps…

A Catered Halloween (Mystery with Recipes Series #5)

With the promise of a hefty commission and some valuable word-of-mouth for their catering business, A Little Taste of Heaven, sisters Bernadette and Libby Simmons agree to cater the charity…

A Deadly Brew (Tourist Trap Novella)

As Halloween approaches South Cove, California, four couples get into the spirit of the holiday by conjuring up spirits. . . The house has sat empty for fifteen years, taking up prime real estate…

A Room With a Brew (Brewing Trouble Mystery #3)

It's Oktoberfest in Pittsburgh, and brewpub owner Maxine Max O'Hara is prepping for a busy month at the Allegheny Brew House. To create the perfect atmosphere for the boozy celebration, Max hires…

A Waffle Lot of Murder (All-Day Breakfast Cafe #4)

For diner owner Gia Morelli, her seasonal fall menu calls for two main ingredients—maple syrup and murder . . .
 
While the first hints of autumn grace Boggy Creek, Florida, Gia misses…

A Whisker in Time (Whales and Tails Mystery #16)

It is Halloween on Madrona Island and the entire gang is knee deep in the annual festivities. When a body is found in the storage room of the bar Danny and Aiden recently purchased, Danny is…

All Hallows' Evil (Susan Henshaw Mystery Series #4)

At first Susan Henshaw thought the body in the library was a Halloween trick - but then she saw the blood and heard the man's dying gasp. Then a second body - celebrity morning talk-show host…

Antiques Maul (Trash 'n' Treasures Mysteries Series #2)

As autumn splashes color across the small Mississippi River town of Serenity, newly divorced Brandy Borne is on the brink of going crazy after her ever-impossible mother quits the local theater…

Bad Neighbors (Agnes and Effie Mystery #2)

Agnes Blythe and her glamorous Aunt Effie must take a break from restoring their inn to rake in the clues when a local mechanic is murdered in national bestselling author Maia Chance’s charming…

Be Careful What You Witch For (Family Fortune Mystery Series #2)

Leaving a traumatic police career behind, Clyde Fortune has returned to her seemingly quiet hometown of Crystal Haven, Michigan. In spite of the psychic powers of its residents, there’s no telling…

Be My Ghost (Haunted Haven Mystery #1)

Maureen Doherty and her golden retriever Finn have taken possession of a charming old inn—only to discover that it’s already possessed by tenants whose lease on life already ran out . . .

Bear Witness to Murder (Teddy Bear Mystery #2)

As autumn air settles into the quaint small town of Silver Hollow, there’s nothing more popular than Sasha’s teddy bears-and murder in cold blood... Silver Bear Shop and Factory manager Sasha…

Bedeviled Eggs (Cackleberry Club Series #3)

Suzanne, Toni, and Petra, the wise-cracking (and egg cracking) ladies of the Cackleberry Club café whip up Egg Strata and Slumbering Volcanoes in the morning, then work a double shift as amateur…

Behind Chocolate Bars (Chocolate Covered Mystery #3)

Best friends and business partners Michelle and Erica have a monstrous to-do list as they prepare for the annual West Riverdale Halloween Fair. Their shop, Chocolates and Chapters, will have a…

Blackwork (Needlecraft Mystery Series #13)

This Halloween, Betsy Devonshire, owner of the Crewel World needlework shop and part-time sleuth, is haunted by murder. After one too many pints, a local blames bar owner and Wicca practitioner…

Blood Moon (A Hope Herring Mystery #2)

This is book 2 in the Hope Herring mystery series by USA TODAY Bestselling Author, J.A. Whiting and Nell McCarthy. It is October and Hope and her daughter, Cori, are settling into their new…

Boo Buried Cupcakes (Black Cat Cafe #11)

There is one thing Annie Hunter hates more than surprises and costumes... and it’s the last thing she expects to stumble on. When a Halloween party turns deadly, Annie’s glow in the dark costume…

Booked for Murder (Maggie's Murder Mystery #3)

Maggie Matthews is ready for Halloween in Castlefield. When she gets invited to a murder mystery weekend, she gets the chance to solve a fake murder. However, it's not long before the fake murder…

Bread of the Dead (Santa Fe Cafe Mystery #1)

Trick or treat-and murder-are on the menu in this first in a new culinary mystery series Life couldn't be sweeter for Tres Amigas Café chef Rita Lafitte, decorating sugar skulls and taste-testing…

Calypso, Corpses, and Cooking (Caribbean Kitchen Mystery #2)

Fall festivities are underway in Coral Shores, Miami. Cuban-American cooking show star Miriam Quiñones-Smith wakes up to find a corpse in her front yard. The body by the fake tombstone is…

Candy Corn Murder (Lucy Stone Series #22)

Lucy’s getting very annoyed that her husband Bill and his friend Evan have been working seemingly nonstop on their potentially prize-winning pumpkin catapult. But when the day of the big contest…

Caught Dead Handed (Witch City Mystery #1)

Most folks associate the city of Salem, Massachusetts with witches, but for Lee Barrett, it's home. This October she's returned to her hometown--where her beloved Aunt Ibby still lives--to…

Clacking Bones (Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery Series Novella)

EVEN THE DEAD WANT REVENGE! Cliburn Plantation is a ruin. Cursed by a voodoo priestess because of the cruelty of Ezekiel Cliburn, it’s home to the ghosts of Haitian mourners, slaves, river pirates…

Closely Harbored Secrets (Seaside Café Mystery #5)

Everly Swan just wants to make Halloween-themed treats and specialty teas for her customers. But when it seems that she's being haunted by the phantom of a sailor straight out of a ghost story,…

Costume Catastrophe (Zoe Donovan Mystery #21)

It's Halloween in Ashton Falls and that means Haunted Hamlet and the annual haunted house. Zoe is determined not to have her plans for this annual event ruined this year especially since it is…

Count Catula (Whales and Tails Mystery #9)

Cait and the gang set out to find a killer when novelist Amanda Lowman is found dead just an hour after speaking to the Mystery Lovers Book Club about her true crime novel: The Vampire Murders. As…

Crime for the Books (Jane Doe Book Club #3)

The Jane Doe Book Club is hot on the trail of another real-life whodunit in Kate Young’s third peach-perfect mystery, for fans of Ellery Adams.

Lyla Moody and her…

Crypt Suzette (Five-Ingredient Mystery Series #6)

Val Deniston is catering the debut of Bayport’s newest bookstore-but the death of a customer is about to draw her into a real-life murder mystery … Suzette Cripps has been occupying a spare…