Cozy up this winter with the discovery of a mysterious antique trunk leading to a murder, a crime-filled cat cafe, and a pop-up ice cream shop with a surprise death. HIDDEN TREASURE: A Josie Prescott Antiques Mystery by Jane K. Cleland “A New Hampshire antiques dealer buys a house, finds a treasure, and—wait for it—solves […]
Sleuths abound in today’s #ThrillerThursday reads! ANTIQUE BLUES by Jane K. Cleland Josie Prescott must confront suspicious antiques dealers and her own friend’s killer in the twelfth mystery in this beloved cozy series set in New Hampshire. “The 12th title in Cleland’s character-driven series is as fascinating as its predecessors with plenty of details that […]
The stars are aligning for two historical mysteries this #ThrillerThursday, plus a FREE cozy mystery sampler! THE WOMAN IN THE WATER by Charles Finch Two starred reviews & Finch won the NBCC’s 2017 Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing Award! In Charles Lenox’s very first case in 1850, a trunk containing the body of a […]
It’s December! That chill in the air might have something to do with these two new mysteries: GLOW OF DEATH by Jane Cleland When amateur sleuth and antiques expert Josie Prescott appraises a real Tiffany lamp she is thrilled—until the owner is murdered in the eleventh mystery in this cozy series set in New Hampshire […]
Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the November 2016* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due September 20! Click here for the full list of 2016 deadlines. TO CAPTURE WHAT WE CANNOT KEEP by Beatrice Colin Set against the construction of the Eiffel Tower, this novel charts the relationship between a young widow and an […]
Check out three new books in continuing series and one chilling debut compared to Cormac McCarthy’s THE ROAD! POISONOUS by Allison Brennan In New York Times bestseller Brennan’s latest Max Revere novel, the investigative reporter looks for the truth behind the death of a teenage Internet bully. “Fans of fast-paced thrillers will enjoy watching Max […]
FANTASTIC NEWS! Macmillan has two books on the January 2016 LibraryReads list! Coming in at #7 is THE THINGS WE KEEP by Sally Hepworth. Librarians across the country are gushing over this novel reminiscent of Nicholas Sparks’s THE NOTEBOOK and Lisa Genova’s STILL ALICE about a 38-year-old woman with early onset Alzheimer’s who falls in […]
Follow a super sleuth in each of these mysteries on shelves now: HARBOUR STREET by Ann Cleeves Two stars for Cleeves’s latest entry in her D.I. Vera Stanhope series. “The fatal stabbing of 70-year-old Margaret Krukowski on a train car filled with Christmas shoppers propels British author Cleeves’s excellent sixth mystery featuring Northumbrian Det. Insp. […]
To continue our celebration of Booklist's Mystery Month, meet the many cats and dogs dutifully serving alongside our favorite detectives!
THE CAT SITTER'S NINE LIVES by Blaize & John Clement
Pet-sitter and amateur sleuth Dixie Hemingway is back in this ninth installment of Blaize Clement's beloved cozy mystery series, now written by her son John. Dixie rescues a man from a car accident, and a day later strange things start to happen—the man she rescued claims to be Dixie's husband, a bookstore owner and his cat vanish, and a mysterious phone call from a new client lures her to a crumbling, abandoned mansion on the outskirts of town.
BLOOD RUBIES by Jane Cleland
In the ninth book in Cleland's mystery series featuring amateur sleuth/antiques appraiser Josie Prescott, celebrity chef Ana Yartsin—known for her Fabergé egg-shaped cakes, as well as the Fabergé Spring Egg snow globe—is planning the desserts for her friend Heather and Jason's upcoming wedding. When Josie arrives to appraise the snow globe, she finds it smashed and Jason dead.
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DOING IT AT THE DIXIE DEW by Ruth Moose
Winner of the Malice Domestic Competition for Best First Traditional Mystery Novel, Moose's Southern cozy features Beth McKenzie, a proprietor of a bed and breakfast called The Dixie Dew, where guests are being murdered.
THE BEST CAT BOOK EVER! by Kate Funk
OK, OK, it's not a mystery…. But it’s hilarious.