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July 2021 New Book Releases

A Deadly Deletion (Booktown Series #15)

Tricia Miles has just received a second marriage proposal within fifteen minutes. The first was from her friend with benefits, Marshall Chambers, and the second from her ex-lover, police chief Grant Baker. Tricia's got some serious thinking to do…

A Fatal Footnote (The Open Book Mystery #2)

Writer-in-residence Penelope Parish will need to use every trick in her quaint British bookshop to unravel a murderous plot that threatens to ruin a ducal wedding.

The wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Upper Chumley-on Stoke has all…

A Few Drops of Bitters (Savannah Reid Series #26)

Plus-sized PI Savannah Reid doesn’t shy away from high-profile cases with the Moonlight Magnolia Detective Agency. But when an upscale party ends with murder, drawing clues from famous guests may prove trickier than squeezing into an old pair of…

A Hex for Danger (Enchanted Bay Mystery #2)

The small town of Bellamy Bay has its share of skeletons in its closet, but it isn't used to bodies turning up in the local history museum. After all, this coastal North Carolina town is much like any other...except, of course, for the mermaids.…

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 than they bargained for...
 
Angie and…

A Spirit Seeks Asylum (Bay Island Psychic Mystery #6)

Cass Donovan is confronted by ghoulish crimes both old and new when a defunct asylum is the site of a fresh murder and a long-hidden injustice . . .

The old abandoned buildings of the Twin Forks Lunatic Asylum have always fascinated…

A Time to Swill (Chloe Jackson Mystery #2)

Chloe loves her new life pouring beers and mixing cocktails at the Sea Glass Saloon in the Florida Panhandle town of Emerald Cove. But on the job, the only exercise she gets is walking from one end of the bar to the other, so in the mornings she…

An Irish Hostage (Bess Crawford Series #12)

In the uneasy peace following World War I, nurse Bess Crawford runs into trouble and treachery in Ireland—in this twelfth book in the New York Times bestselling mystery series.

The Great War is over—but in Ireland, in the wake of the…

Beach Front Hunt (Flamingo Realty Mystery #8)

Life is good for Stella O'Neil. She's found her mother at last and is finally getting a chance to get to know her after 20 years apart. She's also just landed the listing of a lifetime!

Trouble always seems to find…

Blossoms, Barbeque, & Blackmail (Camper & Criminals Mystery #20)

The last thing Normal needs is Dottie Swagger or Mary Elizabeth Moberly as the Ms. Blossom Festival Queen.

I thought I had my hands full when Dottie Swaggert and Mary Elizabeth Moberly entered the Ms. Blossom Queen Beauty Pageant for…

Body Over Troubled Waters (Welcome Back to Scumble River #4)

Stupid Cupid is making School psychologist Skye Denison-Boyd regret returning to work after her maternity leave. It starts with an emergency school lockdown, continues with her godfather's arrest by the state police, and ends with a dead body!…

Claws for Alarm (Cat Cafe Mystery #5)

Maddie James has finally given in to her friend Katrina’s pleas to open up her cat cafe to more than ten felines: they’re now up to fifteen purring friends. In fact, JJ’s House of Purrs is making such a splash that she’s getting national…

Curses and Crosswords (Spooky Games Club #4)

Free of her curse, Luna Lane’s resident witch, Dahlia Poplar, sets foot outside of her paranormal small town for the first time in her life. Accompanying her new professor boyfriend on a tour of literature sites across the country, she expands…

Death of a Suitor (The Myrtle Clover Mystery #18)

According to Myrtle, Eloise Crane set her cap for Miles long ago. Although Miles is now dating Eloise, he doesn’t seem overly enthusiastic about it. Myrtle figures he’s simply given in after running out of plausible excuses. Eloise drives…

Dogged by Death (Furry Friends Mystery #1)

In Laura Scott's Furry Friends series debut, veterinarian Ally Winter must collar the killer of a shifty lawyer. Does the dead man's dog know who committed the arf-ul crime?

Ally Winter is going through a ruff patch. The thirty-…

Donut Disturb (Donut Shop Mystery Series #53)

When a murder happens onstage during the dress rehearsal for Max’s new play, Suzanne and Grace must dig into the lives of the cast and crew to see who may have just ended the production before it could even begin.

Recipes included!


Echoes in the Cotswolds (Cotswold Mystery Series #19)

As spring returns to the Cotswolds, so too does Thea Solocombe to house-sitting. She has agreed to look after Lucy Sinclair''s new home in Northleach while Lucy is away. Thea soon meets several of the locals and the neighbours who seem to…

Fur, Felonies & Fortune (Wayside Bay Mystery #4)

A dognapping, whispers of a hidden fortune, murder. Can Charlie’s dogged sleuthing skills uncover the killer before she’s dead and buried like an old bone?

The new dog grooming salon Charlie Winston opened recently is running smoothly and…

Ghost Blows a Kiss (Bailey Ruth Raeburn Series #10)

The late - as in Dearly Departed - Bailey Ruth Raeburn is delighted when she's assigned a new mission by Heaven's Department of Good Intentions, even if she is no good at following the rules for Earthly Visitations. This time she's…

Knot Ready for Murder (A Quilting Mystery Series #9)

One loose thread threatens to unravel Martha’s wedding plans: the groom-to-be married a pregnant teen to save her from scandal thirty years ago—and the marriage was never annulled. Now Crusher’s wife Hadas is coming to LA, along with his sister…

Lost and Found (Resort at Castaway Bay #2)

Sydney Whitmore, a forensic psychologist living in San Francisco, moves home to Shipwreck Island, and the resort owned and operated by her family, after tragedy strikes leaving her struggling for a way to make sense of things. After finding out…

Murder at Sea Captain's Inn (Book Magic Mystery #3)

As Pippin delves deeper into her father's research, she discovers new information about the curse that plagues the Lanes. At the same time, when a visiting archeologist stays at Sea Captain's Inn, an ancient discovery leads to murder. Could it be…

Murder at the Lakeside Library (Lakeside Library Mystery #1)

Rain Wilmot has just returned to her family's waterfront log cabin in Lofty Pines, Wisconsin after the untimely death of her husband. The cabin is peaceful compared to Rain's corporate job and comes with an informal library that Rain's mother,…

Murder in a Teacup (Tea by the Sea #2)

National bestselling author Vicki Delany’s delightful Tea by the Sea mystery series continues, as Cape Cod tearoom proprietress and part-time sleuth, Lily Roberts, stirs up trouble when she unwittingly serves one of her grandmother’s B&B…

Murder in Connemara (Home to Ireland Mystery #2)

Former New Yorker and interior designer Tara Meehan is eagerly anticipating the grand opening of her architectural salvage shop Renewals in her newly adopted home of Galway. She's in the midst of preparations when heiress Veronica O'Farrell…

Murder in Portland (Northwest Cozy Mystery #17)

Al De Duco is a man with a not so pleasant past,
A Chicago past that included being a very high-profile figure in the mob.
But he left that all behind when his boss, a mob leader, was murdered.
Now he has a new life in…

Murder, She Edited (Deadly Edits #4)

When Mikki inherits a nearby farm from a woman she hasn’t seen in two decades, the unexpected arrangement comes with a big catch: forgotten diaries hidden in the neglected house must be recovered, edited, and published across the internet within…

Synchronized Sorcery (Witchcraft Mystery Series #11)

As witch and vintage store owner Lily Ivory steps into her new role as leader of the Bay Area's magical community, she's faced with a mysterious death of magical proportions...

Strange things are happening in Lily Ivory's San…

The Cider Shop Rules (Cider Shop Mystery #3)

Autumn in Blossom Valley means pumpkin patches are ripe and Winona Mae Montgomery and her Granny Smythe's cider shop is flourishing. But with this season comes...

The Fall Festival is in full swing. Civil War reenactors from three…

The Hollywood Spy (Maggie Hope Series #10)

Los Angeles, 1943. As the Allies beat back the Nazis in the Mediterranean and the United States military slowly closes in on Tokyo, Walt Disney cranks out wartime propaganda and the Cocoanut Grove is alive with jazz and swing every night. But…

The Moonshine Shack Murder (Southern Homebrew #1)

In this intoxicating new cozy mystery series, the future for modern-day moonshiner Hattie Hayes looks bright--until death darkens the doorstep of her Moonshine Shack.

The Hayes family has made moonshine in Chattanooga since the days…

The Rocky Road to Ruin (Ice Cream Shop #1)

Justice will be swirled by amateur sleuth Riley Rhodes in the first in Meri Allen's brand-new mystery series, The Rocky Road to Ruin!

Riley Rhodes, travel food blogger and librarian at the CIA, makes a bittersweet return to her…

Two Wicked Desserts (Kitchen Witch Mystery #2)

Magic Springs, Idaho, may be a small town, but Mia Malone is living an enchanted life running her own catering business and cooking school. And while she’s teaching the locals culinary craft, her grandmother is teaching her witchcraft for the day…

Wildlife, Warrants, & Weapons (Camper & Criminals Mystery #19)

USA TODAY Bestselling author Tonya Kappes is leading the camping craze with her southern, small town cozy mystery series, Southern Hospitality with a Smidgen of Homicide

It creams my corn to think I've been accused of murder.

I'm…