The Masque of a Murderer by Susanna Calkins

Susanna Calkins The Masque of a Murderer Right from the first pages, the author’s rich touches of setting and locale immediately had me engrossed in the story. I was drawn to the characters and their complex relationships, particularly between Sarah and her father. I...

Murder, She Wrote: Killing in a Koi Pond

Murder, She Wrote: Killing in a Koi Pond by Jessica Fletcher & Terrie Farley Moran Murder, She Wrote: Killing in a Koi Pond Cozy Mystery 53rd in Series Publisher: Berkley (June 8, 2021) When a friend’s husband dies while Jessica Fletcher is in town visiting,...

The Haunted Bookshop Mysteries by Cleo Coyle

Cleo Coyle and the Haunted Bookshop Mysteries.  The Ghost and the Bogus Bestseller Penelope Thornton-McClure and her bookshop’s ghost-in-residence Jack Shepard are back on a new case in this delightful paranormal mystery from New York Times bestselling author...

Tea Shop Mysteries by Laura Childs

Spilling the Tea As I’m sure you all know, my sister, Betsy Bean, had a wildly successful advice column for a coffee company. However, I noticed one significant problem. Her column was all about coffee (and probably way too much focus on Irish cream). with Lucy Leaf...

Gluten-Free Murder by P. D. Workman

Gluten-Free Murder by P. D. Workman https://dl.bookfunnel.com/4p94d2ap0k Julie S., Staff Reviewer Reading the title, Gluten-Free Murder, I thought it was going to be another fluffy murder mystery. I was wrong. Erin Price moves to Bald River Falls after inheriting her...

Across the Lake by Nancy LiPetri

Across the Lake Nancy LiPetri Contemporary Fiction Skye S., Staff Reviewer As a North Carolinian, the many North Carolina references scattered throughout the book warmed my heart. I especially loved when Matthew teased Kat for not knowing where the Outer Banks were. I...

UnOriginal Sin by Pat Herbert

UnOriginal Sin by Pat Herbert Review by Julie S., Staff Reviewer Jack the Ripper. Much has been written about the famous serial killer alive in the 1800s, who preyed on prostitutes in and around the White Chapel District in London.  He was never caught, but he lives...

Bait and Witch by Angela Sanders

Bait and Witch By Julie S., staff reviewer Do I believe in magic? I wasn’t sure when I began the book whether I could get caught up in the story. I knew anything with the word witch in the title would have unearthly happenings in it, and I wasn’t sure it was my cup of...