Cozy Mystery: Comedic murder mysteries that show you what happens when you put a quilter, a candy shop owner, a baker, a pet sitter or some other wholly inappropriate sleuth on the case to solve a crime. More precisely, cozies are lighthearted murder mysteries with plenty of humor, no graphic violence or sex, and an amateur sleuth (or sleuthing team) who lives in some sort of close-knit community and solves crimes while juggling a day job, a hobby, or other responsibilities.

In Murder at the Beacon Bakeshop, after Lindsey Bakeswell catches her celebrity chef fiancé sizzling in the arms of another woman, Lindsey leaves Wall Street and the big city for small town Beacon Harbor, Michigan, to pursue her own passion as a pastry baker—and gets mixed up in someone's sweet taste of revenge. More interested in kneading dough than...
In Leslie Meier’s Irish Parade Murder, Lucy Stone’s late winter blues usually vanish by the time Tinker’s Cove goes green for its annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration. There's just one wee problem that not even the luck of the Irish can fix—murder! After returning from her father-in-law’s funeral in Florida, Lucy can almost hear the death knell of her part-time...
From Alyssa Maxwell, author of A Sinister Service  A Sinister Service, A Lady & Lady’s Maid Mystery book 6, centers around the china industry of Staffordshire, England, in the early 1920s, but the inspiration for the story actually began some 70 years ago in Newport, Rhode Island.  Teatime, or Afternoon Tea, has been a tradition among ladies since the middle of the 19th century....
Angela M. Sanders Conjure an Alluring Mystery in Bait and Witch
In Angela M. Sanders’ Bait and Witch, librarian Josie Way moved to small-town Oregon to lay low. Instead, thanks to newfound magic abilities—and a killer on the loose—she’s leapt out of the frying pan and into a cauldron of trouble. Josie Way loved working among the Library of Congress’s leather-scented stacks—until she uncovered corruption and made herself a target....

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