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July 2022 New Book Releases

(Devil's Beach Mystery Novella)

Ice cream and murder. Will this amateur sleuth melt under pressure?
 
After being humiliated in front of her entire hometown of Moose Knuckle, New Hampshire, Hadley Mortimer heads south to lick her wounds. All the…

A Perilous Pal (A Friend for Hire #2)

Entrepreneur Emma Westlake’s new business is booming until her latest client is arrested for murder in this new Friend for Hire Mystery by USA Today bestselling author Laura Bradford.


A Poisonous Page (Sweet Fiction Bookshop #2)

It’s summer festival time in Confection, Oregon, and that means a barrage of tourists making cash registers ring at Sweet Fiction Bookshop. But what should be bookseller Lexi’s most lucrative time of year turns disturbing when a member of…

Augusta Hawke (Augusta Hawke Mystery #1)

Sometimes it's safer not to know your neighbors' secrets.

Where are Niko and Zora Norman? Crime writer Augusta Hawke puts her sleuthing skills to the test to solve the mystery of her disappearing neighbors in the…

Betrayal in the Cotswolds (Cotswold Mystery Series #20)

A handsome, if slightly shabby, stone house in Upper Oddington is home to Umberto Kingley as well as his three dogs and will be Thea Slocombe's latest house-sitting assignment. Without even a local shop, Thea expects the location to be one…

Castle Deadly, Castle Deep (Dinner and a Murder #2)

After a man dies during a performance at Castle Dark, Nora Blake learns just how hard it is to catch a killer, especially if every suspect is a trained actor, in this exciting new Dinner and a Murder Mystery.

Autumn has arrived…

Caught Dead to Write (Cat Latimer Mystery #8)

Cat Latimer found her author career and her love of writing in a paranormal academy series so when the writers retreat gets a group of all paranormal authors, she's over the moon. However, a local professor is causing waves since she doesn'…

Coached Red-Handed (Life Coach Mystery #4)

Life coach Cat Cooper and her best friend Gilley can’t wait to take a long vacation from low-key East Hampton. There’s just one more item left on their planning checklist: stopping a killer . . .

With Gilley heartbroken over the…

Death a Sketch (Paint & Shine Mystery #3)

In eastern Kentucky, Miranda Trent runs a unique tour company called Paint & Shine, but sometimes the peaceful mountains play host to murder . . .

Miranda’s business—combining Appalachian adventure tours with art and a bit…

Death at a Diner (The Myrtle Clover Mystery #20)

Diners can prove hazardous to your health.

Although Palmer Baxter hasn’t lived in the small town of Bradley long, she’s already become a force to be reckoned with. She’s joined all the clubs in town and has effected a…

Death by Haunted House (Hayley Powell Novella)

When new neighbors move in next door, Hayley Powell is finding the Halloween spirit a little too close to home this year in coastal Bar Harbor, Maine . . . 
 
Once upon a time, food and cocktails…

Death of an Ice Cream Scooper (Hayley Powell Mystery #15)

Apparently, the mouthwatering new ice cream flavors on the menu in coastal Bar Harbor, Maine, are really just to die for . . .
 
Food and cocktails columnist Hayley Powell doesn’t know what to believe when Lydia Partridge, the…

Hallowed Out (Maine Clambake Mystery Novella)

For Julia Snowden of the Snowden Family Clambake, Halloween takes on a whole new meaning in the coastal town of Busman's Harbor, Maine, when a seasonal activity turns fatal . . .

With its history of hauntings and…

Laid Out to Rest (Charcuterie Shop Mystery #1)

Next time you rent a house, make sure you’re the only occupant.

If it wasn’t for a flamboyant, self-absorbed ghost occupying Katie Aubrey’s rental house, the thirtysomething former business tech turned charcuterie chef would be…

Mint Chocolate Murder (Ice Cream Shop #2)

When Udderly Delightful Ice Cream shop manager Riley Rhodes is summoned to Penniman’s Moy Mull Castle, it’s the cherry on top of a successful summer season. The gothic pile built by an eccentric New England Gilded Age millionaire has been…

Munchies and Murder (Merry Wrath Mystery #23)

Ex-CIA agent turned scout leader, Merry Wrath, faces her greatest challenge yet when her cranky new neighbor is convinced Merry’s cat is melting her mind from across the street. But when Merry tries to extend an olive branch in the form of…

Murder at the Blueberry Festival (Beacon Bakeshop #3)

Living in a lighthouse with her dog, Lindsey Bakewell is lulled to sleep at night by the sound of Lake Michigan’s waves—and gets up at the crack of dawn to start the day at her bakery café.  But someone in Beacon Harbor is about to rock the…

Murder Long Ago (Murder Posse Mystery #2)

Peggy, Jennifer, and Nadine are three smart, middle-aged women who have discovered they have some “special” skills. Nicknamed the “Murder Posse,” they are members of their town’s murder mystery book club and enjoy helping solve cold cases…

Murder Spills the Tea (Tea by the Sea #3)

Lily Roberts pores over the clues in a piping hot new case when a confrontational celebrity chef is murdered at her Cape Cod tearoom during the filming of a popular baking show in the latest Tea by the Sea mystery from national bestselling…

No Parm No Foul (Grilled Cheese Mystery #2)

The muensters have arrived in Balsam Dell in this Halloween cozy mystery featuring a grilled cheese shop owner turned amateur sleuth

After a long hot summer in Balsam Dell, Carly Hale is ready for crisp Vermont weather and gourmet grilled…

Opera and Old Lace (Bistro at Holiday Bay #1)

Shelby Morris came to Holiday Bay after receiving a huge inheritance from a woman she'd never met which she'd been destined to share with two half-sisters she'd never knew existed. It took some time for the three very different siblings to…

Peppermint Barked (Spice Shop Mystery #6)

As the holiday season lights up Seattle’s famed Pike Place Market, Pepper Reece’s beloved Spice Shop is brimming with cinnamon, nutmeg, and shoppers eager to stuff their stockings. Add to the mix a tasty staff competition—a peppermint bark-…

The Paper Caper (Bibliophile Series #16)

San Francisco book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright loves a good book festival except when murder is the main event in this thrilling new addition to the New York Times bestselling Bibliophile Mystery series…

Witch and Famous (Witch Way Librarian Mystery #3)

For a tiny town, picturesque Wilfred, Oregon, has everything, including an impressive library housed in a Victorian mansion, a touch of magic in new librarian and fledgling witch, Josie Way, a visiting movie star—and a curious tendency…