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New Cozy Mysteries

Check out all the new cozy mysteries we’ve added since July!

December 1, 2020

Check out all the new cozy mysteries we’ve added since July!

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A Deadly Inside Scoop

A Deadly Inside Scoop

Abby Collette

A recent MBA grad’s efforts to relaunch her family’s traditional ice-cream shop are complicated by the untimely murder of a con artist whose notorious rivalry with her family places her father under suspicion.

Death at High Tide

Death at High Tide
Island Sisters #1

Hannah Dennison

When Evie Mead inherits an old hotel in the remote Isles of Scilly, she and her sister Margot travel to the hotel in hopes of restoring it, but become the prime suspects in a murder instead.

A Death Long Overdue

A Death Long Overdue
Lighthouse Library #7

Eva Gates

Organizing a library artifact exhibit for her college class’s 40th reunion, Lucy and her friends discover the body of an unpopular director and are challenged to identify a killer among a long list of suspects.

Death on the Green

Death on the Green
Dublin Driver #2

Catie Murphy

A driver for Dublin’s Leprechaun Limousine Service, American Army veteran Megan Malone must clear the name of a world-class champion golfer, and her newest client, when he is accused of murdering his rival.

A Deception at Thornecrest

A Deception at Thornecrest
Amory Ames #7

Ashley Weaver

Anticipating the imminent arrival of her baby, Amory Ames is confronted by a woman also claiming to be Milo’s wife, before a second visitor upends the village’s Springtide Festival with secret identities, whirlwind romances and murder.

Dying for Devil's Food

Dying for Devil’s Food

 Jenn McKinlay

When she is accused of murdering resident mean girl and her high school nemesis at their 15-year reunion, cupcake store owner Mel Cooper must quickly find out who iced Cassidy Havers.

The Falcon Always Wings Twice

The Falcon Always Wings Twice

Donna Andrews

Volunteering at her grandmother’s craft-center Renaissance Faire, Meg is challenged to prove the innocence of her grandfather when he is wrongly accused of murdering a fairgrounds performer who was suspected of mistreating a rare falcon.

For Whom the Book Tolls

For Whom the Book Tolls
Antique Bookshop #1

Laura Gail Black

Accepting shelter and a job from her uncle in the wake of unsavory events in her Charlotte hometown, Jenna finds her uncle murdered in his antique bookstore and teams up with new friends to clear her name of suspicion.

Game of Dog Bones

Game of Dog Bones

Laurien Berenson

Working as a judge at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden on a bitterly cold February day, Aunt Peg is targeted with suspicion when an ousted poodle club member is found murdered.

The Gift of the Magpie

The Gift of the Magpie

Donna Andrews

When the magpie, who has been bringing her bits of tinsel and costume jewelry, arrives with a gift that may be the clue to solving a crime, Meg finds her hopes for a relatively peaceful holiday season dashed.

Gone With the Whisker

Gone With the Whisker

Laurie Cass

When the grand finale of the Fourth of July fireworks show leads to the discovery of a dead body, one of the bookmobile’s most loyal customers, librarian Minnie Hamilton and her rescue cat, Eddie, must sniff out the clues to catch the scent of a killer.

Howloween Murder

Howloween Murder
Melanie Travis #26

Laurien Berenson

When a tenured colleague is accused of poisoning her famous marshmallow puffs to murder an elderly neighbor, Melanie Travis finds her investigation challenged by the boisterous Halloween festivities at Howard Academy.

The Key Lime Crime

The Key Lime Crime

Lucy Burdette

When a fierce rivalry between key lime pie bakers leads to a pastry chef’s murder, food critic Hayley Snow is fit to be pied, and wonders if she can survive, now that the murderer is looking to take a slice out of her next.

The Last Curtain Call

The Last Curtain Call

Juliet Blackwell

When murder delays her plans to bring the Crockett Theatre back to life, Mel Turner makes a discovery that could bring down the curtain for the last time.

The Last Mrs. Summers

The Last Mrs. Summers

Rhys Bowen

Helping her friend inspect a recently inherited but uninhabitable Cornwall property, Georgie investigates a bossy host’s suspicions that her husband murdered his first wife, allegations that are complicated by a creepy housekeeper and a long-ago tragedy.

Lavender Blue Murder

Lavender Blue Murder

Laura Childs

Attending a traditional English bird hunt, tea-maven Theodosia Browning and her sommelier, Drayton Conneley, stumble on the wounded body of their host before suspicious accidents prompt the organization of a seance to expose the culprit.

Lineage Most Lethal

Lineage Most Lethal
Ancestry Detective #2

S. C. Perkins

Lucy Lancaster investigates a bizarre death and the origins of a mysterious pen that she traces back to her grandfather and a circle of World War II spies.

Matchmaking Can Be Murder

Matchmaking Can Be Murder

Amanda Flower

When her niece Edith’s former fiance, a cruel and greedy man, is found dead in Edith’s greenhouse, quiltmaker Millie Fisher must piece together the clues to keep Edith out of prison and protect her own reputation.

Murder at Kingscote

Murder at Kingscote

Alyssa Maxwell

Covering Newport’s first automobile parade, Messenger editor-in-chief Emma Cross investigates a pair of accidents that implicate her inebriated son in the demise of a disreputable butler, an inheritance dispute and revelations about a child inmate at an insane asylum.

Murder In An Irish Cottage

Murder In An Irish Cottage

Carlene O’Connor

In a remote and superstitious village in County Cork, Ireland, Garda Sioban O’Sullivan must solve a murder where the prime suspects are fairies.

Murder is in the Air

Murder is in the Air
Kate Shackleton #12

Frances Brody

Invited by 1930 North Yorkshire’s brewery queen to accompany public engagements that are then upended by the murder of a drayman, Kate Shackleton investigates two suspects, including a disreputable horse dealer and her hostess’s conservative-minded father.

Murder Makes Scents

Murder Makes Scents
Nantucket Candle Maker #2

Christin Brecher

Returning home from perfume industry conference in Paris where they witnessed a murder, Stella and her mom, Millie, soon discover that danger has followed them back across the ocean when Stella’s candle store is broken into and Millie is attacked.

Muzzled

Muzzled

David Rosenfelt

Andy Carpenter investigates the story of a stray yellow lab whose owner is risking his safety to reunite with the dog after faking his death weeks earlier.

Of Mutts and Men

Of Mutts and Men

Spencer Quinn

Chet the dog and his private investigator partner, Bernie Little, must investigate after they show up for a meeting with a hydrologist but discover him murdered in the latest addition to the series following Heart of Barkness.

One for the Books

One for the Books

Jenn McKinlay

When a growing guest list upends her plans for a smaller wedding, Lindsey and her friends visit a prospective venue on Bell Island, where they stumble on the murdered body of the man who was to officiate.

Remembering the Dead

Remembering the Dead

Elizabeth J. Duncan

Organizing a formal dinner honoring the end of World War I, artist and spa owner Penny Brannigan is horrified when a precious Welsh literary artifact goes missing at the same time a waiter is found murdered.

A Royal Affair

A Royal Affair

Allison Montclair

A sequel to The Right Sort of Man finds Iris and Gwendolyn of The Right Sort of Marriage Bureau investigating the past of a dashing Greek prince who has captured the heart of the Princess Elizabeth.

Something Read, Something Dead

Something Read, Something Dead

Eva Gates

Bride-to-be Josie O’Malley’s wedding is destroyed when her overbearing grandmother imposes her own plans and Josie’s cousin, Mirabelle, suddenly dies after eating a gluten-free bridal-shower treat Josie made specifically for her.

Tea & Treachery

Tea & Treachery
Tea by the Sea #1

Vicki Delany

When real estate developer Jack Ford–who was trying to drive her and her grandmother, Rose, out of business–is found dead on Rose’s property, Lily, the owner of a traditional English tearoom, discovers that Ford was brewing trouble all over town as she tries to clear Rose’s name.

There's a Murder Afoot

There’s a Murder Afoot

Vicki Delany

Traveling to London with her friends to attend a Sherlock Holmes convention, Gemma Doyle is astonished by a surprise encounter with an in-law who disappeared decades earlier after stealing a valuable painting.

Verse And Vengeance

Verse And Vengeance

Amanda Flower

With the help of Walt Whitman’s works, magical bookshop owner Violet Waverly puts her pedal to the metal to sleuth a bicycle-race murder that tests her mettle.

Without a Brew

Without a Brew
Sloan Krause #4

Ellie Alexander

Crafting regional beers for the winter season’s annual IceFest, Nitro brewer and amateur sleuth Sloan Krause rents rooms to unexpected visitors, including a sanctuary-seeking guest who goes missing after a physical altercation.

Word to the Wise

Word to the Wise

Jenn McKinlay

When gardening enthusiast, town newcomer and Lindsey Norris’ unwelcome suitor Aaron Grady winds up dead outside Lindsey’s library, Lindsey must work to prove her fiance Sully’s innocence.