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A Cold and Lonely Place (Troy Chance Mysteries #2)

Troy Chance returns in another riveting novel from the author of the critically acclaimed Learning to Swim Freelance writer Troy Chance is snapping photos of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival ice…

A Crafter Quilts a Crime (Handcrafted Mystery #3)

Community Craft proprietor Sammy Kane must piece together a patchwork of clues when a "live" mannequin ends up stone-cold dead. Snowcapped pines and glittery dusted sidewalks adorn tranquil…

A Fright to the Death (Family Fortune Mystery Series #3)

From the author of Be Careful What You Witch For, here is the newest Family Fortune Mystery, starring former cop Clyde Fortune, who-snowbound with her kooky family in a creepy castle-is climbing…

A Killer Stitch (Knitting Mystery Series #4)

'Tis the season for knitters in chilly Fort Connor, Colorado: scarves, sweaters, mittens-and murder. Amid the seasonal cheer of her local family of cowboys and yarn weavers, Kelly Flynn's intent…

A Midwinter's Tail (Magical Cats Series #6)

Kathleen Paulson is snowed under running her library and caring for her extraordinary felines, Owen and Hercules. But when a fund-raiser turns deadly, she’ll have to add sleuthing to her already…

A Page Marked for Murder (Bookstore Mystery #5)

A murder and a missing book have Addie Greyborne running around her Massachusetts town trying to read the clues . . .
 
January isn’t the season for the seaside, but the big…

A Room with a Roux (Pancake House Mystery #7)

Pancake house owner Marley McKinney takes a break from the Flip Side for a romantic getaway. But soon, instead of mixing batter, she’s mixed up with murder . . .
 
Marley and her new…

A Spoonful of Murder (A Soup Lover's Mystery Series #1)

Winter is big business in small-town Snowflake, Vermont. Tourists arrive to hit the ski slopes-and what could be more satisfying after a chilly day of carving powder than a steaming bowl of soup?…

A Sticky Situation (Sugar Grove Mysteries Series #3)

The author of Maple Mayhem returns to Sugar Grove, New Hampshire, where the Greene family-including Dani's irksome Aunt Hazel-are busy preparing for the annual Maple Festival. But nothing kills…

A Wee Dose of Death (ScotShop Mystery Series #2)

While business is booming at the ScotShop in Hamelin, Vermont, proprietor Peggy Winn doesn’t have time to toast her good fortune thanks to her hot-tempered, fourteenth-century Scottish companion.…

A Winter's Tail (Whales and Tails Mystery #11)

Secrets collide after a single horrific moment leaves one person dead and one fighting for their life. This fast paced cozy mystery will have you glued to the page as Cait and Cody join forces…

Alaskan Alliance (Zoe Donovan Mystery # 11)

Zak and Zoe fly to Alaska after Zoe is asked by her dog trainer friend Peter to fly to Moosehead Alaska to deliver a search and rescue dog to a team who is desperate for some canine help after…

Anything but Civil (Hattie Davish Series #2)

Traveling secretary Hattie Davish and her trusty typewriter alight on a small town in Illinois, where the Civil War may long be over, but certain mysteries refuse to be buried. . . Hattie Davish…

Aunt Dimity Snowbound (Aunt Dimity Series #9)

This newest one find Lori Shepherd overtaken by the blizzard of the century. Fortunately, she's soon safe and dry with two other stranded backpackers in Ladythorne Abbey, the fabulous home of the…

Berried in the Past (Cranberry Cove Mystery #5)

The dead of winter takes on a whole new meaning in the new Cranberry Cove Mystery from USA Today bestselling author Peg Cochran!

On a night of heavy snow and bitter cold, newlyweds…

Berry the Hatchet (Cranberry Cove Mystery #2)

The entire town of Cranberry Cove is popping with excitement. Monica Albertson is baking cranberry goodies by the dozen and shopkeepers are decking out their storefronts for the first annual…

Biscuits and Slashed Browns (Country Store Mystery #4)

For country-store owner Robbie Jordan, the National Maple Syrup Festival is a sweet escape from late-winter in South Lick, Indiana-until murder saps the life out of the celebration... As Robbie…

Bitter Alpine (Emma Lord Series #28)

After a relatively calm and cozy holiday season, neither Emma Lord, editor and publisher of The Alpine Advocate, nor her husband, Sheriff Milo Dodge, are surprised when their new year gets off to…

Bitter Harvest (Orchard Series #5)

Now that Meg Corey's apples have been harvested and sold, she's enjoying some free time. But when the small but annoying mishaps plaguing her start turning sinister, Meg begins to worry that her…

Blizzard in the Bay (Inn at Holiday Bay #8)

In book 8 in the series, Abby's agent asks for help when the house she was going to rent to host a writers retreat becomes unavailable. After a bit of discussion, Abby agrees to have the retreat…

Blueberry Muffin Murder (Hannah Swensen Series #3)

Preparations are underway for Lake Eden, Minnesota's annual Winter Carnival-and Hannah Swensen is set to bake up a storm at her popular shop, The Cookie Jar. Too bad the honor of creating the…

Bookman Dead Style (Dangerous Type Mystery #2)

It’s January, and the Star City Film Festival has taken the Utah ski resort town by storm. Movie stars are everywhere, carving fresh powder on the slopes and crossing the thresholds of Bygone…

Brush with Death (Gray Whale Inn Series #5)

With an upcoming gallery show and a popular artist visiting Cranberry Island, art is on everyone’s minds-especially innkeeper Natalie Barnes. When Gwen, Natalie’s niece, is invited to present her…

Buried in the Stacks (Haunted Library Mystery #3)

Librarian Carrie Singleton is building a haven, but one of her neighbors is misbehavin'. Can resident spirit Evelyn help Carrie catch the culprit who made her a ghost? In winter, the Haunted…

Bury Your Dead (Armand Gamache Series #6)

As Quebec City shivers in the grip of winter, its ancient stone walls cracking in the cold, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache plunges into the most unusual case of his celebrated career. A man has…

Caught Bread Handed (A Bakeshop Mystery #4)
Jules Capshaw is still chewing over her husband Carlos’s return to Ashland, Oregon. Could there be too many cooks in the kitchen? Whatever is stirring between those two will have to wait. Despite the…

Cheddar Late Than Dead (Grilled Cheese Mystery #3)

A bridal shower gone bad quickly becomes the swiss of death, and grilled cheese shop owner Carly Hale must sniff out the suspect

Winter in Balsam Dell is a snowy affair…

Clobbered by Camembert (Cheese Shop Mystery Series #3)

Cheese store owner Charlotte Bessette is setting up for the town's Winter Wonderland fair. Then, when an old friend is found dead in the cottage of Charlotte's assistant Rebecca, a suspicion falls…

Cocoa Crush (Donut Shop Mystery Series #35)

When Suzanne and Jake leave town to attend a party with friends, they never dream that they are about to become involved in another murder. The stakes continue to rise as an ice storm knocks out…

Coconut Layer Cake Murder (Hannah Swensen Series #25)

Bakery owner Hannah Swensen is leaving Lake Eden to help a friend in sunny California. But an unexpected phone call swiftly brings her back to a cold Minnesota winter . . . and murder. When Hannah…