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Best Cozy Mystery Books You Must Read

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Cozy Mystery books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

 Best Cozy Mystery Books You Must ReadGeorgie Kaye lives every day as if it were a gift, because to her it is. She beat cancer, against all predictions, and is following her life’s dream to draw portraits of the fur babies of the world. When Georgie and her twin sister Aleta arrive at an art gallery that wants to show Georgie’s work, they schmooze with donors, charm the artists, and overindulge at the sweets table. Everything is working perfectly in their favor, until an owner of the gallery is killed. Georgie must help solve the mystery before the opportunity to have her first art show disappears. Working with Aleta and her…
Author(s): Sandi Scott

2. Cupcakes, Bats, and Scare-dy Cats: An Annie Graceland Cozy Mystery, #6 (Volume 6) (2016)

 Best Cozy Mystery Books You Must ReadAnnie Graceland has a pinch of psychic ability. It turns out her cat, Theodore, does too! Annie’s helping out her new neighbor by dog sitting. Her apartment complex has a “NO DOGS” rental policy, and the creepy manager, Anthony Spiggottini, accuses her of violating the lease and threatens to evict her. She’s out at a Halloween party with her handsome detective boyfriend, when Anthony busts into her place, and literally lets the dog and cat out. She’d gladly have killed him, but someone beats her to it. Now Annie’s searching for her lost cat while dealing with Anthony’s ghost who refuses to accept that…
Author(s): Pamela DuMond

3. Curtains for Romeo: Coastal Playhouse Mysteries #1 (Coastal Playhouse Cozy Mysteries) (2019)

 Best Cozy Mystery Books You Must ReadROMEO, ROMEO, WHEREFORE ART THOU…DEAD?Acting jobs are scarce now for former TV teen detective Antigone Alden. So when a teaching position opens up at Southern Coastal University, Tig packs up her teenage daughter and heads home to the Outer Banks of North Carolina.The house she inherited from her mother isn’t entirely empty, however. Her mom seems stuck between this life and the next, and now Tig is a local reporter’s prime suspect in the murder of the former theater professor. Given his reputation as ladies’ man, there are plenty of people with a motive. Tig isn’t a detective. She just played…
Author(s): Jessa Archer

4. Dog Collar Crime: Misadventures of a Frustrated Mob Princess (A Lucie Rizzo Mystery) (Volume 1) (2013)

 Best Cozy Mystery Books You Must ReadOut of work and down on her luck, Lucie Rizzo is forced to do the one thing she’s long avoided—move home to her nutty, mob-infested family. A move that brings her back into the tempting arms of Frankie Falcone, the ex that never fails to make her heart sit up and beg. When Lucie parlays her temporary dog-walking gig into a career making fancy dog accessories, Frankie becomes her number one supporter. Life starts to look like a walk in the park…until three of her bling-wearing clients are dogjacked. Despite help from the on-again, off-again Mr. Fix-It in her life, Lucie is thrown into an…
Author(s): Adrienne Giordano

5. Miz Scarlet and the Holiday Houseguests (Scarlet Wilson Mystery) (Volume 3) (2015)

 Best Cozy Mystery Books You Must ReadThe time-honored Red Sox versus Yankees rivalry…bitter, divorced parents who can’t stop bickering…a challenging teenage daughter who questions everything her mother tells her….These are the least of overworked homicide investigator Laurencia Rivera’s troubles when she’s stalked during an important case. A teenager turns up dead in the woods, brutally murdered, and it looks like it might be politically motivated….the short-handed homicide team can’t seem to get a handle on the case…things just keep going wrong….Is someone trying to intimidate Laurencia Rivera and her investigators, to…
Author(s): Sara M. Barton

6. Sunny Side Up (A Deadline Cozy Mystery) (Volume 1) (2016)

 Best Cozy Mystery Books You Must ReadWith her bitter divorce behind her, Eve Lloyd wants to relax and think about her next step. Paying her aunt, Mira Lloyd, a.k.a. Elizabeth Lloyd, renown historical romance author, a long overdue visit, she plans on spending a month on Rock-Maine Island lounging around and plotting the launch of her new life. Her ex-husband, however, has other ideas. As for her aunt… she’s gone missing. And now there’s a dead body to contend with and a murder weapon with her fingerprints on it.A mantle of suspicion hangs over Eve and everyone she encounters has a reason to want her out of the way. Unwilling to leave matters in the…
Author(s): Sonia Parin

7. The Case of the Haunted House (A Katy Kramer Cozy Mystery No. 2) (Katy Kramer Cozy Mysteries) (2019)

 Best Cozy Mystery Books You Must ReadKaty Kramer, Paranormal PI?When Katy’s latest two cases involve haunted houses and badly-behaving mirrors, she’s feeling less like a witch hunter and more like a ghost hunter. Together with Ned, Hamish and Cleo, she sets to work on solving the mysteries.But as the bodies rack up, it’s clear that neither of these cases is simple. The ghost of Jim McGinty insists his death was a murder, so Katy and her friends need to find the killer before they strike again. It would all be so much easier if Jim would just tell them who killed him, but no one ever said that ghosts were sensible.In a week filled with…
Author(s): A.A. Albright

8. Delphiniums and Deception: Mystery (Diana Flowers Floriculture Mysteries) (2018)

 Best Cozy Mystery Books You Must ReadLocked in with a killer.Arranging flowers is the only way out.When Fergus tells Diana he’s taking her on a flower arranging retreat for her birthday, she should have been more suspicious. Especially when he announces that he’s coming with her.After discovering the whole truth about the retreat, Diana is still considering how to murder Fergus…. when one of their fellow flower arrangers is found dead – stabbed in the back with a mystery weapon.With the retreat on complete lockdown, Diana and Fergus have a mystery to solve that wasn’t part of the…
Author(s): RuLoren

9. Cream Puff Murder: A Seagrass Sweets Cozy Mystery (Volume 1) (2016)

 Best Cozy Mystery Books You Must ReadThis is Book 1 in the *new* Seagrass Sweets cozy mystery series. BONUS: Recipe included. Ashley Adams is settling back into her life in Seagrass, TX after leaving a broken heart and criminal ex-boyfriend in Paris, France. Her French sweets catering company has finally landed a major job, making Ashley grateful for all that is going right – her business, her work partnership, and reconnecting with an old friend Ryan. All that changes when Ashley overhears one of the guests arguing with a strange man in the bathroom. Things get worse when the woman is found dead…
Author(s): Sandi Scott

10. The Madams of Mischief (2012)

 Best Cozy Mystery Books You Must Read"I practically skipped over toward the green ninety-gallon trash tote. I lifted the hinged lid of the trash can, swung it open, and tossed in the diaper. That's when Destiny not only called my name, she also spit in my face, thumbed her nose, and blew me a big old raspberry. Lucky me." Those crazy , Destiny, Lady Luck, and Fate seem to be out to get Marty Sheffield! Marty just wants to live her quiet life in her quiet town while recovering from being left at the altar by up-and-coming country music star, Ricky Ray Riley. The Doom Divas seem to have other ideas, though. While babysitting her sister's kids, Marty finds…
Author(s): Sherry M. Siska

Best Cozy Mystery Books You Must Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some cozy mystery books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Fowl Murder: A Cozy Mystery With a Determined Female Amateur Sleuth

Author(s): Victoria Tait
ID: 2759688, Publisher: Kanga Press, Year: 2020, Size: 788 Kb, Format: epub

Murder at the Truck Stop: A Cedar Bay Cozy Mystery (Cedar Bay Cozy Mystery Series Book 16)

Author(s): Dianne Harman [Harman, Dianne]
ID: 2424485, Publisher: UNKNOWN, Year: 2019, Size: 195 Kb, Format: epub

The Case of the Wayward Witch

Author(s): A A Albright [Albright, A A]
ID: 2424689, Publisher: , Year: 2019, Size: 268 Kb, Format: epub

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