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Fireworks in France (A Reverend Annabelle Dixon Mystery Book 7)

Alison Golden - 2021

The Art of Murder (Dog Detective - A Bulldog on the Case #1)

Rosie Sams - 2021
    The last thing Lola needs now is a murder!FREE with Kindle Unlimited.Lola Ramsay is an ex-army veteran who is trying to keep it quiet that she can hear her dog talking. Her friend, Tanya has invited her to a new life in a sleepy British village. It seems the perfect place to work out if this is all in her head. But, if Tanya finds out, will she think she’s crazy?Sassy the Frenchie is fitting in well. Winning over everyone with her amber eyes, cute smile, and grumbly groaning noises that only a Frenchie lover would understand.At an art class, they meet Colin. He seems to like Lola but what is he hiding?When a member of the class is found dead and Tanya is the main suspect, Lola and Sassy must do what they can to discover the real culprit. The suspects are many. It will take all of Lola’s wit, Sassy’s nose, and a bit of local cooperation if they are to solve the crime and save her friend.

The Great Diamond Caper

Maggie March - 2020
    Her rescue dog Paco is a ghost whisperer. Together, they solve crime in this laugh-out-loud cozy mystery series!When a loyal customer asks Lucy to hide an engagement ring inside one of her famous apple walnut cream cheese muffins, Lucy is charmed. A public proposal at her café? What could be more romantic? But then the engagement ring goes missing and the walnuts hit the fan. Feeling that she’s to blame, Lucy vows to find the ring.But things aren’t always as they seem. It turns out that the ring has an illustrious past. Rumored to have once belonged to Russian nobility, it could be worth a small fortune. Not to mention that it might also be cursed.Now, Lucy and her little rescue dog Paco, must face a mysterious tealeaf reader, a haunted house, and the disapproval of her police chief boyfriend in order to keep her promise. Add a new dog into the mix, and life in Whispering Bay is as chaotic as ever.NOTE: This book was previously published under the name Maria Geraci

Murder on Display

Thea Cambert - 2021
    Like murder.Esme Gardner isn’t a trend setter—or a trend follower, for that matter. She likes her comfortably messy apartment, insists on a reliable internet connection at all times, and has never baked a loaf of sourdough bread or knit a pair of mittens in her life. Esme is a potato chip loving artist who appreciates a good walk-in closet.When her new friend, Ethan MacKinnon, proposes that she join him to spend Christmas in a tiny house in the middle of nowhere so that they can make money blogging about their ‘tiny house experience,’ Esme is not the least bit interested. Unfortunately, she needs money, and the job pays well, so with a little push from her friend Charlotte, Esme heads out to the tiny house on Big Wolf Lake with Ethan—a man she barely knows.Pretending to be into minimalism isn’t easy, but their job is to demonstrate the joys of hygge—the Danish art of coziness—so Esme and Ethan press on and things are actually going pretty well . . . until they discover a body. Things take a turn for the worse when the pair realizes that they’re snowed in…with a murderer on the loose.Can they solve the crime and nab the killer in time for Christmas?

Eve Lloyd's A Deadline Cozy Mystery - Books 6 to 10

Sonia Parin - 2020

Mishaps and Murder (A Myrtle Lake Cozy Mystery Book 1)

Constance Barker - 2021

Hearts Grove Cozy Mystery Boxed Set: Books 1 - 12

Danielle Collins - 2020

Act it Out (A Hailey Webb Mystery, Volume 2)

Deany Ray - 2021

The Barks & Beans Cafe Mystery Series: Books 1-3

Heather Day Gilbert - 2020
    NO FILTER2. ICED OVER3. FAIR TRADEWelcome to the Barks & Beans Cafe, a quaint place where folks pet shelter dogs while enjoying a cup of java...and where murder sometimes pays a visit.Join siblings Macy and Bo Hatfield as they sniff out crimes in their hometown...with plenty of dogs along for the ride! The Barks & Beans Cafe cozy mystery series features a small town, an amateur sleuth, and no swearing or graphic scenes.

FINDING FRANKIE (A Tuper Mystery #2)

Teresa Burrell - 2019
    But why? And how did Squirrely, a homeless man, acquire a duffle bag stuffed with thousands in cash, a pistol, and a 25-year-old newspaper?As Squirrely lies in a coma, Tuper’s techie sidekick, Lana, uncovers fifty-year-old secrets about his connection to the death of a high school classmate. The cold case pops to the front burner when a second classmate dies in the same manner.A Senator, his barren wife, and a long-ago illegal adoption heat up the complications. As Tuper and Lana dig deeper, lies, fraud, and blackmail bubble to the surface. When they get too close, the killer panics and tries to take them out too.The case reaches a boiling point—just as Tuper unties a fifty-year-old twist and the cold truth finally puts the fire out.

A Mega Collection of Cozy Mysteries & More: 25 Book Box Set

Liz Turner - 2018
    More than 600,000 words of wholesome mysteries to keep you enthralled for hours! Find your favorite spot to sit back and enjoy this fantastic collection of best-selling, standalone cozy mysteries from Liz Turner. Cozy Mystery Romances Notes From the Mysterious “G” Mountain Mayhem Murder: The Missing Necklace From the Jolene Park – Attorney At Law, Cozy Mystery Series A Deadly Con Deadly Winnings Left for Dead in Alaska Murder of the Eccentric Billionaire From the Dr. Hallie Malone Cozy Mystery Series Murder at the Movies A Deadly Stew Half-Baked Blackmail & Murder The Sandwich Murder The Bakery Truck Mystery From the Rare Catch Cozy Mystery Series Murder At Starlight Resort Murder at the Barbecue Murder at the Renaissance Fair From the Cozy Mystery In The Mountains Series Murder on the Menu Trail Mix Murder Getaway to Murder Murder: The Final Dare Murder at the Festival From the Margie Lauderdale Cozy Mystery Series Murder at the Wine Tasting French Cuisine Murder Wedding Bells & Murder? As an added bonus, 2 exciting mystery and suspense romances from the archives have been included for your reading enjoyment: A SEAL’s Redemption Protected by a SEAL Get your copy today! Click the 'BUY' button at the top of this page or read it for FREE WITH KINDLE UNLIMITED.

SANTA SEASON and a SLAYING: A Ravenwood Cove Cozy Mystery (book 14)

Carolyn L. Dean - 2021

Graves, Ghosts & Gunslingers

Lily Harper Hart - 2020
    This is a three-book omnibus including the books Grave Seas, True Grit Spirit, and Ghostly Graves.

The Missing Pom Mystery

Donna Doyle - 2021
    She’s ready for a change, and when she finds an opening at the Curly Bay Pet Hotel and Rescue, it seems like the perfect fit. Until a prize winning Pom disappears on the very first day and Courtney is in the firing line!The finger is pointed at her, and she has to get to the bottom of the case before her life is turned upside down once again.Join Courtney Cain in her very first Curly Bay Animal Rescue Cozy Mystery and meet a host of quirky, lovable characters, both furry and otherwise!

Suspicion on Sugar Creek

Susannah B. Lewis - 2016
    She hoped to work on her novel, play Rook with the old lady next door and spend some lazy time with her husband and daughters. But when a new neighbor winds up dead, Tessa and her Rook partner find themselves jumping to suspicious conclusions. Add a young hippie named Rusty to the mix, and these three seem like an unlikely trio to solve an alleged crime. When you’re not laughing at the humorous rhetoric in Suspicion on Sugar Creek, you’ll be on the edge of your seat wondering how it will all play out.