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October 2022 New Book Releases

A Christmas Candy Killing (Killer Chocolate Mystery #1)

Their chocolates are to die for—but things aren’t so sweet when a real killer comes to town, in this debut mystery perfect for fans of Joanne Fluke and Laura Childs.

Identical twin sisters Alex and Hannah are the…

A Doomful of Sugar (Maple Syrup Mystery #1)

There's nothing sweet about murder...

Leila Khoury has always believed that everyone loved her father as much as they loved his artisanal maple syrup. But when he's killed, and she returns to Sugar Ridge, Vermont to…

A Trace of Poison (Phyllida Bright Mystery #2)

In England’s stately manor houses, murder is not generally a topic for polite conversation. Mallowan Hall, home to Agatha Christie and her husband, Max, is the exception. And housekeeper Phyllida Bright delights in discussing gory plot…

A Trip with Trouble (Mountain Lodge Mystery #2)

When the ladies of the Dangerous Curves Motorcycle Club take over the Mountaintop Lodge for their annual autumn ride along the Blue Ridge Parkway, Misty Murphy couldn’t be more thrilled. Every room is full and the adventurous women even…

Big Shot (The Country Club Murders #15)

More Ellison. More Anarchy. More murder.


Blackmail and Bibingka (Tita Rosie's Kitchen #3)

When her long-lost cousin comes back to town just in time for the holidays, Lila Macapagal knows that big trouble can’t be far behind in this new mystery by Mia P. Manansala, author of Arsenic and Adobo.

Bones of Holly (Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery Series #25)

Sarah Booth and Tinkie, along with baby Maylin, are in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi for Christmas this year, as judges for the annual library tree decorating contest.

The other two judges are writers Sandra O’Day and Janet Malone…

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 book club, the Jane Does, are hosting a Halloween…

Dashing Through the Snowbirds (Meg Langslow Series #32)

Christmas in Caerphilly is wonderful! Unless you’re a Canadian whose inconsiderate boss is forcing you to spend the holiday there, far from family and friends, with only a slim chance of a white Christmas. Meg already has her hands full,…

Death By Hot Apple Cider (Bookstore Cafe Mystery #10)

In a small town like Pine Hills, reputation counts for a lot. And for reasons that Krissy Hancock can’t figure out, someone is trashing hers. Cockroaches in the bookstore’s coffee, spiteful reviews, vandalism—Krissy is being framed for every bit…

Hide and Seek (Resort at Castaway Bay #6)

In book 6 in the series, Syd is asked by the FBI to escort the child of a key witness in a murder trial to a safe house after the US Marshall who'd been watching the child was found dead and the child was found hiding alone in a nearby…

High Spirits (Haunted Haven Mystery #2)

Set during the Christmas season, the latest novel in this exciting new supernatural cozy series from the author of the Witch City Mysteries features a New Englander transplanted to a Florida town along the scenic Gulf of Mexico when she…

Jelly-Filled Justice (Donut Shop Mystery Series #57)

When Arnie Lancaster gets out of prison on a technicality after being convicted of killing local Susie Mae Long, he comes to retired police chief Phillip Martin and donutmaker Suzanne Hart to figure out who really killed the woman sixteen…

Kill Them with Canvas (Paint by Murder #2)

Chloe Abbington and her sister, Izzie, are enjoying huge success running Paint with a View, their paint party business in the tranquil western New York lakeside town of Whisper Cove. Now, their aunt Constance—president of the local chapter…

Live and Let Grind (A Coffee Lover's Mystery #3)

Devil’s Beach is percolating with a hot murder case, and reporter-turned-barista Lana Lewis could be the next to get beaned in Tara Lush’s third Coffee Lover’s mystery, perfect for fans of Cleo Coyle and Lucy Burdette.


Pawn in the Pumpkin Patch (Inn at Holiday Bay #20)

It's Halloween in Holiday Bay and the whole town has pitched in to ensure that the Harvest Festival is the best one ever. As they do every year, Abby, Georgia, and Jeremy have planned several Halloween themed events for the Inn, which will…

Soul of a Killer (Books & Biscuits Mystery #2)

In this mouthwatering cozy mystery series, fraternal twins Keaton and Koby are trying to run their combined soul food café and bookstore, but they find themselves searching for a cold-hearted killer.

Keaton and Koby…

The Crime that Binds (Bookmobile Cat Mystery #10)

Librarian Minnie Hamilton and her rescue cat, Eddie, are ready to pin down a bank robber in the newest installment of the delightful Bookmobile Cat mystery series.
 
Late March is prime reading weather in the small…

The Ghost and the Stolen Tears (Haunted Bookshop Series #8)

With the help of her gumshoe ghost, bookshop owner Penelope Thornton-McClure sets out to clear an innocent woman of a shocking crime in this all-new entry in the “utterly charming” (Mystery Scene) Haunted Bookshop…

The Plot and the Pendulum (Library Lover's Mystery Series #13)

Halloween is approaching in Briar Creek, and things get spooky when a skeleton is found and connected to a decades-old cold case, in the newest Library Lover's Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of…

The Plot Thickets (Garden Squad Mystery #5)

With spring’s arrival in Goosebush, Lilly and the Beautification Committee turn their eyes to new projects. A cleanup of the historic Goosebush Cemetery may be in order, after Lilly and Delia find the plots there sorely neglected and…

Trapping, Turkeys, & Thanksgiving (Camper & Criminals Mystery #28)

USA Today Bestselling author Tonya Kappes brings you southern and quirky characters in her mystery series. Her stories are charged with humor, friendship, family and life in small southern towns.