If winter isn't cold enough for you, try a Scots clan
celebration. This festive five-pack of historical tales
brings the season to life and stirs the romantic heart with
CHRISTMAS IN KILTS.
A HIGHLANDER'S HOPE by Terri Brisbin is a fourteenth
century novella about a widowed man Read more...
While this isn't the first murder mystery set in a
vineyard, it is first in a Wine
Country Mystery series.
Syrah or Shiraz is a rich dark wine. Let's see what ill
could possibly occur Read more...
The second in the Berry
Basket Mystery series is set on
the east coast of Lake Michigan. Our central character
Marlee Jacob is known as the Berry Girl for her shop in
town of Oriole Point. She Read more...
Second, in the Irish
Village Mystery series of tales comes
a mix of romance and tragedy. Kilbane, with its castle,
cosy walls, and cobbled streets, is the setting for a lively
wedding party. Someone has imbibed too much Read more...
First in the charming Blue Ridge Library Mysteries comes
this introductory tale, setting up the characters and
locale. Amy Webber works in a Carnegie library that is now
in need of roofing and wiring but has a small-town budget. A
MURDER FOR THE BOOKS is set in Taylorford, a Read more...
When I spotted a Haunted
Library Mystery I decided this might be just right. I
tend to haunt libraries myself. Carrie Singleton lives in
Clover Ridge, Connecticut and at the start of DEATH OVERDUE,
she is offered a full-time Read more...
Once more a tale of apparent chaos in a family-ties setting
comes to life as we read a Donna Andrews mystery. If you
have not read her earlier books, dive in now, don't wait.
Just grab one from the bird-themed cosy mystery series with
a hilarious manner Read more...
Like many food-themed cosy mysteries, this Southern Chocolate
Shop Mystery is entertaining, full of character and
radiating enough flavours to make your mouth water. I think
it was the mention of the special Brazilian mountain village
coffee Read more...
First in a new series called Echo
Falls by high-quality author of romantic suspense,
Marta Perry, is a tale of power and manipulation. ECHO OF
DANGER begins as a widow and her five-year-old son are Read more...
This cozy crime story will attract descriptors like quirky,
charming, unusual and strange. That's what happens when you
replace people with cats and carry on with the world. CAT
AMONG THE PUMPKINS includes names like Teezle Makepeace,
Mavis Spitforce, and Marmite Sprat. The perceptive will spot
that it's Read more...
In this crime tale from reliable author Kate Carlisle, the
appropriately named Shannon Hammer runs her own small
building firm. A call to renovate a Victorian gracious
house looks promising but embroils her in a bad situation
in this Fixer Read more...
Having recently read a Book
Barn Mystery featuring Charli Rae Warren and her
pink armadillo in a book store in Texas, I just had to pick
up another installment. PERILOUS POETRY is the third book.
Charli Rae is Read more...
Cosy crime stories are frequently set around Christmastime.
Maybe the tensions arise from the pressure to find gifts or
to provide elaborate meals or relatives gathering who might
be apart the rest of the year. YULETIDE HOMICIDE is set in
Edendale, Illinois, as a Wiccan practising lady decides to
celebrate Read more...
This tale of crime and ill-fated love is set in Las Flores,
California, where an ex-police officer tends her small farm
and visits her friends. Hallowe'en is here and folks are
buying quilts and autumn honey. A HIVE OF HOMICIDES occurs
after Abby Mackenzie supports her best Read more...
This entertaining cozy mystery mixes pets with crime in the
Couture Mysteries featuring pet supplies store owner
Lacy Marie Crocker. CAT GOT YOUR SECRETS is the third book
but you can jump right in. As the theme suggests, Lacy Read more...
This FBI thriller is off to a swift start as a woman is
abducted and concealed at Arlington Cemetery. FBI specialist
K-9 teams are sent to try to find her BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE.
This turns out to be a sadistic serial killer story, but
readers can expect Read more...
If Puerto Rico sounds like paradise to you, maybe this
romance will confirm your dream. Nicki Night who writes
great contemporary African American characters mixes it up
with a hospitality and consumer goods conference in the
exotic venue. IT STARTED IN PARADISE introduces Donovan
Rivers, a handsome well-built guy Read more...
When you need a lighter romance read try RETURN TO
HUCKLEBERRY HILL. This is the sixth in the series
'Huckleberry Hill' which follows the exploits of a
matchmaking grandmother in a relatively relaxed Amish
community. Some Amish romances are all about internal strife
and experiencing tragedy. This book takes a Read more...