Books to Read If You Like Cozy Mysteries

23 Mar 2017

Looking for a little mystery and thrills but don’t want all the dark and gritty details? Want to uncover the truth while sipping some tea or eating a delectable pastry? Or would you like to simply get lost in a small town and all the drama that unfolds when things start going south? Then look no further than these books to read if you like cozy mysteries. They will satisfy all your cravings and help uncover the truth along the way!

New Cozy Mystery Novels

Single Malt Murder

Melinda Mullet

Release Date: March 21, 2017

When Abigail Logan inherits her uncle’s single malt distillery, she finds herself getting a little more than she was expecting. Not only is she learning the ins and outs of the business, she has started receiving anonymous threats. Never one to back down from a fight, Abi isn’t going to let anyone push her out of the picture. When one of Abi’s new employees is found floating face down in a vat of whisky, Abi is determined to use her skills as an investigative journalist to identify the cold-blooded killer before he strikes again.

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Pekoe Most Poison

Laura Childs

Release Date: March 7, 2017

Indigo Tea Shop owner Theodosia Browning is intrigued when she’s invited by one of Charleston’s most prominent hostesses to a “Rat Tea”. These parties date back to early twentieth-century Charleston, where the cream of society would sponsor these teas to promote rodent control. The party goes from odd to chaotic when a fire starts at one of the tables and the hostess’ husband goes into convulsions and drops dead. Turns out his favorite orange pekoe tea was poisoned. Theo smells a rat.

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Elementary, She Read

Vicki Delaney

Release Date: March 14, 2017

Gemma Doyle has returned to the quaint town of West London on Cape Cod to manage her great uncle Artur’s Sherlock Homes bookshop and emporium. When she finds a rare and valuable magazine containing the first Sherlock Holmes story in the bookshop, she and her friend go looking for the owner, only to stumble upon a dead body. When Gemma is accused of the crime, she must act quickly and use her powers of deduction to try and clear her name. When she accidently encounters a second murder scene, the race is on to uncover the truth before she gets locked up.

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Banana Cream Pie Murder

Joanne Fluke

Release Date: February 28, 2017

A romantic cruise is the perfect start to bakery owner Hannah Swensen’s marriage. But when she returns home, a murder investigation unfolds when her mother’s neighbor is found dead. Victoria Bascomb was once a renowned stage actress and made plenty f enemies along the way. Was it a random intruder that urdered her like the police claim? Or was a dealier scheme at play?

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Purr M for Murder

T. C. LoTempio

Release Date: March 14, 2017

Sydney McCall returns home to Deer Park to help her sister, Kat, run the local animal shelter. Determined to save the Friendly Paws from financial trouble, they both organize a fundraising event. All is going well until the landlord, Trowbridge Littleton, threatens to shut it down. When Sydney visits Littleton’s gallery to make peace, she finds Kat, alongside his dead body. Will Worthington, the local homicide detective is suspicious of the sisters and they must enlist some help to clear their names. One of the shelter cats, a savvy orange tabby named Toby, helps them poke around for clues.

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Bitter Harvest

Wendy Tyson

Release Date: March 7, 2017

When the town of Winsome’s pub owner is killed in a freak accident, Megan Sawyer suspects something sinister is afoot. No one seems to be listening to her, so she must plow through the town’s fixation with Autumn festivities to harvest the truth…before someone else is killed.

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