Category Archives: Cozy Mystery Week

Introducing 2014 Cozy Mystery Week!

The fall/winter months are times of year best spent curled up with a blanket and a nice book. Even better, a cozy mystery! Cozies are certainly one of my favorite types of books that, unfortunately, I don’t have the opportunity to read as much a I’d like. So, what better reason to read about them […]

TSS: Wrapping up Cozy Mystery Week!

Well, this has certainly been a hectic and crazy week. My grandfather passed away last Friday so we traveled to West Virginia for his services. It was a beautiful trip, listening to other people talk about how my grandfather changed their life. Grandpa was always my Superman – there was really nothing he couldn’t do […]

Cozy Mystery Week: The Thrill of the Haunt (Haunted Guesthouse Mysteries) by E. J. Copperman

Series: A Haunted Guesthouse Mystery (Book 5) Mass Market Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: Berkley (November 5, 2013) ISBN-10: 0425252396 Source: Author Alison Kerby is used to a house full of spirits.  The guest house she recently purchased is home to a handful of spirits, one being her own father. Tourists have been flocking to her guest house in hopes of […]

Cozy Mystery Week: Witch Way To Murder by Shirley Damsgaard

Mass Market Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: Avon; English Language edition (August 30, 2005) ISBN-10: 0060793481 Source: Library Ophelia Jensen is a small-town librarian who refuses to acknowledge her psychic powers.  She moved to this small town after an incident from her past left her with severe post-traumatic stress syndrome.  Her grandmother, Abby, sees know reason to deny or hide […]

Cozy Mystery Week:How to Murder a Millionaire: A Blackbird Sisters Mystery by Nancy Martin

Mass Market Paperback: 272 pages Publisher: Signet (October 1, 2002) ISBN-10: 0451207246 Source: Personal copy When Nora Blackbird’s parents flee the country, evading tax-collectors, they leave Nora and her sisters with mounds of debt. Their property is divided among the three Blackbird sisters: Emma is gifted the art collection, Libby the furniture collection and Nora, the family land and […]

Cozy Mystery Week Day 2: Rosemary and Crime by Gail Oust

Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Minotaur Books (December 17, 2013) ISBN-10: 1250011043 Source: Publisher Piper Prescott, recently divorced, opted to use all the money she received in the settlement to follow her lifelong dream: opening a spice shop, Spice it Up!, in her small Georgia town. For the grand opening, Piper arranged for a local chef […]

Kicking Off Cozy Mystery Week: Family Skeleton Series by Leigh Perry

I’m thrilled that Cozy Mystery Week is finally here! Honestly, I use this feature as an excuse to make time to discover new cozy mystery series as well as give some attention to some of my long-time favorites! Today, we’re kicking off with a new cozy mystery series by Leigh Perry, the Skeleton in the […]

Introducing Cozy Mystery Week 2013

The fall/winter months are times of year best spent curled up with a blanket and a nice book. Even better, a cozy mystery! Cozies are certainly one of my favorite types of books that, unfortunately, I don’t have the opportunity to read as much a I’d like. So, what better reason to read about them […]

Cozy Mystery Week: The Wrap Up!

The first annual Cozy Mystery week has come to an end. I certainly enjoyed it; I hope you have to. I learned a lot this week, mainly that one week isn’t enough to feature all the cozy mystery series I love. So, I do hope to make this an annual event at the very least. […]

Cozy Mystery Week Day Seven: Review-Killer Librarian by Mary Lou Kirwin

Mass Market Paperback: 320 pages Publisher: Pocket Books; Original edition (November 27, 2012) ISBN-10: 1451684649 Source: Publisher Karen Nash is a small-town librarian in Minnesota. She’s preparing to embark upon a dream trip to London with the love of her mid-life, Dave. Just a few hours before their flight, Dave calls and breaks things off […]