cozy mystery

If You Liked The 'Thin Man' You Might Enjoy This Book

In A Plate of Red Herrings by Richard Lockridge, the Guardian Magazine has been bought out and Bryan Colley the 'new man' in charge threw a Friday evening attendance mandatory cocktail party for the staff....

A Cozy Mystery in Maine

  The Body in the Kelp: A Faith Fairchild Mystery by Katherine Hall Page.  This is an easy  read that features Faith Fairchild, former New York caterer, now married to a Minister with a home in Aleford, Mass.  Faith is vacationing near a friend on Sanpere Island in Maine with two year...

Damsel in Distress

   Opening in the British countryside with the kidnapping of American heiress Gloria Arbuckle and the Honorable Phillip Petrie, Damsel in Distress by Carol Dunn is the fifth in the Daisy Dalrymple series.   Gloria's Father is left behind with a ransom note and warning to not go to the police.  Phillip wakes up ...

Tea Shop Mystery Series

  Agony Of The Leaves by Laura Childs is the latest installment of her Tea Shop Series.  Set in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina there is local ambience as well as tea lore and history.  The stor...

Baldwin Boettcher Mystery Book Club

According to the website Cozy-Mystery.com, most of the cozy mysteries that they read take place in a small, picturesque town or village, with characters who I could envision having as neighbors or friends.  I think this will apply nicely to the topic for our May Mystery Book Club.  Come join us on May 23rd at 2 pm for a discussion of the cozy mysteries you have read for the month.  

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Who's Sorry Now?

This book by Jill Churchill is set during the Great Depression in a small town in New York.   All seems to be going well until an American tailor who had been raised in Germany comes to live with his gran...

Valentines Day, Cupcakes and Murder

  Buttercream Bump Off by Jenn McKinlay is the second in her Cupcake Bakery mystery series. Combine Valentine's Day preparations at a the Fairy Tale Cupcakes bakery, along with romance and then murder....

If You Like Cozy Mysteries You Might Like:

If you enjoyed M. C. Beaton's Agatha Raisin and Hamish McBeth Mysteries, Lilian Jackson Braun's Cat who Mysteries or Cleo Coyles Coffeehouse Mysteries you might enjoy Sheila Connolly's Fundraising the Dead.  Nell Pratt enjoys her job at the Pennsylvania Antiquarian Society in Philadelphia where she writes grant proposals, raises funds and plans fundraising galas for the society....

Bantam of the Opera: A Bed and Breakfast Mystery by Mary Daheim

In Bantam of the Opera fans of  Bed and Breakfast inns will enjoy the trials and tribulations of owner Judith McMonigle Flynn when she books obnoxious opera start Mario Pacetti and his people at Hillside Manor.  Judith quickly learns that unlike her other guests, this group is made ...

The Darling Dahlias and the Naked Ladies

Susan Wittig Albert, known for her China Bayles Mysteries has a new series set in the 1930's in the small town of Darling, Alabama. In the Darling Dahlias and the Naked Ladies, a very well dressed woman with lots of makeup and platinum hair comes to town to live with her aunt after many years of living elsewhere. Although some of the ladies in the Darling Dahlias gardening group have heard she is Norma Jean Jamison  who grew up in a nearby county, one of the ladies recognizes her as a member of a vaudeville team called Naughty and Nice Sisters who were in the Ziegfield Frolic years before....

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