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.

Leslie Meier's Easter Bunny Murder is a Real Page Turner
In Leslie Meier’s Easter Bunny Murder of the bestselling Lucy Stone Mystery series, Lucy–a part-time reporter, mother of four, and amateur sleuth–chases down hidden truths to solve crimes in the small town of Tinker Cove, Maine. Hot cross buns are a traditional Lenten treat, but Lucy Stone always hates the way the sugary icing melts when she warms them up in the oven. When she visited England, however, she...
Cynthia Baxter Dishes Out a Riveting Hot Fudge Murder
In Hot Fudge Murder by Cynthia Baxter, owner Kate McKay serves a steady stream of delicious ice cream treats and utterly divine toppings to patrons of the Lickety Splits Ice Cream Shoppe in New York’s Hudson Valley. This hot fudge sauce is fantastic not only on ice cream, but also on scones, pound cake, strawberries, or bananas, for a chocolate fondue . . . in fact, there’s...
Carlene O’Connor Presents a Mesmerizing Page Turner in Murder in an Irish Pub
In Murder in an Irish Pub by Carlene O’Connor, competing card sharks stir up a quiet Irish village and turner a poker tournament into a game of Hangman. Pair this page turner with a cup of Stash Super Irish Breakfast and your favorite scone recipe. Message from the Author I come from a long line of Irish storytellers. My great-grandmother emigrated from Ireland to America in...
In Death By Chocolate Malted Milkshake by Sarah Graves, the island fishing village of Eastport, Maine, has plenty of salty local character. It also has a sweet side, thanks to Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree, her best friend Ellie, and their waterfront bake shop, The Chocolate Moose. But when island life is disrupted by the occasional killer, Jake and Ellie put their...

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