Until you’ve consumed all of the best Cozy Mystery books, can you even claim to be a true fan?
- Murder at the Art Gallery: A Pet Portraits Cozy Mystery (Pet Portraits Cozy Mysteries) (Volume 1) (2017)
- Cupcakes, Bats, and Scare-dy Cats: An Annie Graceland Cozy Mystery, #6 (Volume 6) (2016)
- Curtains for Romeo: Coastal Playhouse Mysteries #1 (Coastal Playhouse Cozy Mysteries) (2019)
- Dog Collar Crime: Misadventures of a Frustrated Mob Princess (A Lucie Rizzo Mystery) (Volume 1) (2013)
- Miz Scarlet and the Holiday Houseguests (Scarlet Wilson Mystery) (Volume 3) (2015)
- Sunny Side Up (A Deadline Cozy Mystery) (Volume 1) (2016)
- The Case of the Haunted House (A Katy Kramer Cozy Mystery No. 2) (Katy Kramer Cozy Mysteries) (2019)
- Delphiniums and Deception: Mystery (Diana Flowers Floriculture Mysteries) (2018)
- Cream Puff Murder: A Seagrass Sweets Cozy Mystery (Volume 1) (2016)
- The Madams of Mischief (2012)
Murder at the Art Gallery: A Pet Portraits Cozy Mystery (Pet Portraits Cozy Mysteries) (Volume 1) (2017)
Georgie 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.
Cupcakes, Bats, and Scare-dy Cats: An Annie Graceland Cozy Mystery, #6 (Volume 6) (2016)
Annie 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.
Curtains for Romeo: Coastal Playhouse Mysteries #1 (Coastal Playhouse Cozy Mysteries) (2019)
ROMEO, ROMEO, WHEREFORE ART THOUDEAD?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.
Dog Collar Crime: Misadventures of a Frustrated Mob Princess (A Lucie Rizzo Mystery) (Volume 1) (2013)
Out 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.
Miz Scarlet and the Holiday Houseguests (Scarlet Wilson Mystery) (Volume 3) (2015)
The time-honored Red Sox versus Yankees rivalrybitter, divorced parents who can’t stop bickeringa 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.
Sunny Side Up (A Deadline Cozy Mystery) (Volume 1) (2016)
With 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.
The Case of the Haunted House (A Katy Kramer Cozy Mystery No. 2) (Katy Kramer Cozy Mysteries) (2019)
Katy 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.
Delphiniums and Deception: Mystery (Diana Flowers Floriculture Mysteries) (2018)
Locked 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….
Cream Puff Murder: A Seagrass Sweets Cozy Mystery (Volume 1) (2016)
This 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.
The Madams of Mischief (2012)
"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!
Best Cozy Mystery Books You Must Read
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A Witchy Surprise
Author(s): Rhonda Hopkins
ID: 3384796, Publisher: Killer Ink Press, Year: 2021, Size: 506 Kb, Format: epub
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
How to Outline a Cozy Mystery
Author(s): Sara Rosett
ID: 3527596, Publisher: Sara Rosett, Year: 2020, Size: 69 Kb, Format: epub
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