cosy mystery

Buttons and Bones : A Needlecraft Mystery

     Buttons and Bones by Monica Ferris Betsy Devonshire part time owner of a needlework shop  agrees to join a friend for the weekend in a recently purchased lakeside cabin.  While there they find a skeleton that is identified as a German WWII prisoner of war that&n

A.A. Milne's Only Mystery Novel

  The Red House Mystery published in 1922 is an easy read for the summer. It involves a house full of guests, a  body found in a locked room and the suspected murderer has disappeared.  Chance visitor Tony Gillingham happens onto the crime scene and decides to investigate with help from his friend Bill.  This title is found in HCPL's Digital Media Catalog.

An RVing Series For those Who Love to Travel

  The Serpents trail by Sue Henry is the opening book in the Max and Stretch series about  63 year old Maxie McNabb, who has a home in Homer, Alaska but spends her winters touring the lower 48 states in her Winnebago RV along with her mini-dachshund, Stretch

Antiques and Murder

 Gilt By Association (A Den of Antiquity Mystery) by Tamar Myers. Is an easy read it opens wtih shop owner  Abigail Timberlake purchasing a  gilt-edged 18th-century French armoire and finding the  body of a local man. Since the police close her shop until further notice during the Christmas rush Abigail involves herself in the investigation. In doing so she uncovers secrets about the family who originally owned the furniture putting herself and her friends in danger.

Murder and History in 1905 Indiana

Jeanne Dams' Murder in Burnt Orange is the last of the series featuring  Hilda Johansson, an immigrant housemaid who has become a lady by marriage.  Hilda is sweltering in a 1905 South Bend, Indiana heat wave.  She is very pregnant, miserable and making ev

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