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A Fete Worse Than Death (Hemlock Falls Series #18)

Sisters Meg and Sarah Quilliam make sure guests feel right at home when they visit the Inn at Hemlock Falls. Located in upstate New York, Hemlock Falls is a small town renowned for its scenic…

A Matter of Hive and Death (Oregon Honeycomb #2)

When a bee wrangler is bludgeoned, Let It Bee honey shop owner Wren Johnson makes it her beeswax to solve the crime in Nancy Coco’s second Oregon Honeycomb Mystery…
 

A Night's Tail (Magical Cats Series #11)

Spring is coming to Mayville Heights, and Kathleen’s brother, Ethan, has arrived in town with his band, The Flaming Gerbils. But not everything goes as scheduled when one of Ethan’s bandmates gets…

A Problem in Paxton Park (Paxton Park Mystery #5)

Early on a May morning, Shelly Taylor and her friend, Juliet, are completing their three-mile run over the mountain paths when they leave the trail and enter a large park near the center of town.…

A Pumpkin Spice Killing (Farm-to-Fork Mystery Novella)

Angie Turner's Idaho restaurant, the County Seat, owes its success not only to its farm-fresh fair, but also to its devoted and passionate staff. But a team-building retreat turns into much more…

A View to a Kilt (Liss MacCrimmon Mystery #13)

A series of blizzards have kept tourists away from Moosetookalook, Maine, and shoppers out of Liss MacCrimmon’s Scottish Emporium. But as warmer weather brings promises of tartan sales and new…

A Whisker of Trouble (Second Chance Cat Mystery #3)

Spring has come to charming North Harbor, Maine, and with the new season comes a new haul for Second Chance, the shop where Sarah Grayson sells lovingly refurbished and repurposed items. Sarah is…

A World of Curiosities (Armand Gamache Series #18)

It’s spring and Three Pines is reemerging after the harsh winter. But not everything buried should come alive again. Not everything lying dormant should reemerge.

But something…

Antiques Bizarre (Trash 'n' Treasures Series #4)

Spring has sprung a major leak in far-from-serene Serenity, as the Mississippi River drops in for an extended stay. With homes and businesses flooded, how better to help the town recover than by…

Aunt Dimity and the Widow's Curse (Aunt Dimity Series #22)

It's early April in the small English village of Finch. Lori Shepherd's husband and sons are spending Easter break camping, and Lori is perfectly happy to be left at home with Bess, spared a week…

Bear a Wee Grudge (Teddy Bear Mystery #5)

Teddy bear shop manager Sasha Silverman must step fast to find a murderer before an upcoming Scottish festival . . .
 
It’s springtime in Silver Hollow, Michigan, and Sasha is looking…

Blood Orange (China Bayles Mystery Series #24)

It’s mid-April in Pecan Springs, and China is renting her guest cottage to Kelly Kaufman, who needs a temporary place to live as she contends with a very acrimonious divorce from her husband Rich…

British Manor Murder (Lucy Stone Series #23)

It’s a nippy spring in Tinker’s Cove, Maine, and so Lucy Stone can’t wait to join her friend Sue at the Earl of Wickham’s manor in England for the 'Heads Up!' hat exhibition-even if she has to…

Chef Maurice and the Bunny-Boiler Bake Off (Chef Maurice Mysteries #3)

Spring has sprung, the bunting is up, and for the residents of the little Cotswold village of Beakley, this can only mean one thing: it’s time for the Beakley Spring Fayre. Drawing the crowds this…

Chilled to the Cone (A Bakeshop Mystery #12)

Pastry chef and amateur sleuth Juliet Capshaw finds herself on thin ice as she attempts to solve her latest case of small-town murder in Ellie Alexander's Chilled to the Cone: A Bakeshop…

Close Knit Killer (Knitting Mystery Series #11)

Springtime in Fort Connor, Colorado, is a breeze until a veteran con man shows up in town. Everyone-including the House of Lambspun knitters-is up in arms, and once again it’s up to Kelly Flynn to…

Code Grey (Dulcie Schwartz Mystery #9)

It’s spring break, and Dulcie Schwartz has stayed behind in almost-deserted Cambridge, Massachusetts to concentrate on her thesis. But when a former student turned vagrant, Jeremy Mumbles, is…

Crêpe Expectations (Pancake House Mystery #5)

When a murder case from the past heats up again, it’s up to Marley McKinney to sort through a tall stack of suspects in the latest Pancake House Mystery... Although it’s a soggy start to spring in…

Dead Man Walker (Consignment Shop Mystery Series #4 Novella)

NOTE: This is a novella. It’s springtime in Savannah, the azaleas and magnolias are in bloom, and Reagan Summerside’s consignment shop, the Prissy Fox, is bustling with customers out to enjoy the…

Dead Ringer (Mattie Winston Mystery Series #11)

Spring is beginning to brighten Sorenson, Wisconsin, for Mattie and Steve Hurley and their family. While their son Matthew may be in his terrible twos and Steve's daughter Emily a moody teenager,…

Death By Beach Read (Lighthouse Library Mystery #9)

Librarian Lucy’s new historic house comes with a lot of baggage and family secrets. Can she put them to rest or will a killer bring Lucy’s family to their downfall, in the 9th Lighthouse…

Death in an English Cottage (Murder on Location #2)

It’s spring in England, and location scout Kate Sharp has returned to the quaint village of Nether Woodsmoor with its lush gardens, budding hedgerows, and mellow stone cottages to work on a Jane…

Death of a Diva at Honeychurch Hall (Honeychurch Mystery #7)

Spring is in the air ... and so, too, is the sound of music as the residents of Honeychurch Hall are stunned to learn that the Dowager Countess Lady Edith Honeychurch has agreed to the staging of…

Death on Lily Pond Lane (Hamptons Murder Mystery #2)

Springtime in the Hamptons comes late, but it’s worth it! Brisk walks on the bright chilly beach, cinnamon buns at tea time, blooming forsythia and….murder? Innkeeper Antonia Bingham has hit her…

Death on the Argyle (Black Sheep Knitting Series #13)

Spring has reached Plum Harbor, Massachusetts, and the weather isn't the only thing that's changing. Eight months pregnant, Lucy prepares to enter an exciting phase in life while weaving…

Deep Bitter Roots (Deep Lakes Mystery #2)

The promise of Spring in Deep Lakes, Wisconsin brings the community out of hibernation to plan the annual Roots Festival. Bubble and Bake owner Frankie Champagne just wants to help the Granite…

Demise in Denim (Consignment Shop Mystery Series #5)

It’s springtime in Savannah, Georgia, in the newest Consignment Shop Mystery from the national bestselling author of Pearls and Poison. The azaleas and magnolias are in bloom-and Walker Boone is…

Digging Up the Dirt (Southern Ladies Mystery #3)

An’gel and Dickce Ducote, busy with plans for the Athena Garden Club’s spring tour of grand old homes, are having trouble getting the other club members to help. The rest of the group is all a-…

Donut Disturb (A Bakeshop Mystery #15)

The filling is looking grim for pastry chef and amateur sleuth Juliet Capshaw in Donut Disturb, the next in Ellie Alexander's beloved Bakeshop Series.

Dyeing Wishes (Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery Series #2)

Kath Rutledge’s grandmother left her a charming fiber and fabric shop, a close-knit group of needlework lovers, and a television-addicted ghost in the attic. She may also have inherited the…