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Hen of the Baskervilles (Meg Langslow, #15)
This is book 15 in the Meg Langslow series. What keeps this series fresh for me is that Meg lives her life. She's gotten married and had a set of twin ...more
Jul 30, 2013
Aug 01, 2013
A Skeleton in the Family (Family Skeleton Mystery #1)
I really enjoyed this book. Leigh Perry is a pseudonym for Toni L.P. Kelner. I thought this was a nice first book in a new cozy mystery series. Georgi ...more
Sep 15, 2013
Sep 17, 2013
Midnight Crossroad (Midnight, Texas, #1)
I have read everything that Charlaine Harris has written. I am amazed at the way she writes characters that feel so real, and that it is so easy to ca ...more
May 20, 2014
May 06, 2014
The Smuggler Wore Silk (Spy in the Ton, #1)
This was a fun romance/mystery, it was a quick read and had good characters. This is the first in a new series about spies among the English gentry. T ...more
Jan 26, 2014
Jan 26, 2014
The Man in the Queue (Inspector Alan Grant, #1)
Josephine Tey is the pseudonym of Elizabeth Mackintosh. She was a contemporary of Agatha Christie, but not an author I had heard of before. I learned ...more
Sep 06, 2013
Sep 06, 2013
Mayhem at the Orient Express (League of Literary Ladies, #1)
Kylie Logan is a pseudonym of Casey Daniels, author of the Pepper Martin mysteries. This is the first book I've read by this particular pseudonym thou ...more
Jun 05, 2013
Jun 04, 2013
The Nightingale Before Christmas (Meg Lanslow, #18)
I love the Meg Langslow series by Donna Andrews. I don't know how she keeps this series so fun 18 books in, but I"m glad she does. I always look forwa ...more
Oct 29, 2014
Nov 01, 2014
Death of a Mad Hatter (A Hat Shop Mystery, #2)
Death of a Mad Hatter is the second book in Jenn McKinlay's Hat Shop Mystery series. Scarlett and Viv are back running the hat shop their grandmother ...more
May 26, 2014
May 26, 2014
The Ghoul Next Door (Ghost Hunter Mystery, #8)
I love this series. Of Victoria Laurie's two series, I think I prefer the Ghost Hunter books to the Psychic Eye series, but I always read both.

The Gh
Feb 2014
Feb 02, 2014
Waistcoats & Weaponry (Finishing School, #3)
I am a huge fan of Gail Carriger's books. I loved the Parasol Protectorate series, and have also been enjoying this series. The Finishing School serie ...more
Jan 28, 2015
Jan 30, 2015
The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
I will fully admit to buying this one after the news of the real author was leaked. That being said, it was for the most part easy to forget it was wr ...more
Jul 28, 2013
Aug 01, 2013
Dead Ever After (Sookie Stackhouse, #13)
This last Sookie book was a wild ride, but I loved every minute. I first read the Sookie books just before True Blood started on HBO. Since I read the ...more
May 07, 2013
May 07, 2013
The Remains of an Altar (Merrily Watkins, #8)
This is book 8 in the Merrily Watkins series. Merrily is a parish priest for the Church of England, and also serves as the area's deliverance (read ex ...more
Feb 15, 2013
Feb 17, 2013
Any Other Name (The Split Worlds, #2)
Any Other Name is the second book in The Split Worlds series by Emma Newman. This book started strong for me, but I did get annoyed with Catherine pre ...more
Jul 19, 2013
Jul 19, 2013
Homicide in Hardcover (A Bibliophile Mystery, #1)
In the world of cozy mysteries, you have to have a niche; it may be knitting, cooking, coffee, or pet sitting, anything you can think of. This particu ...more
Sep 30, 2013
Oct 03, 2013
Button Holed (Button Box Mystery, #1)
This book is written by the same author who writes the Pepper Martin mysteries under the name Casey Daniels. She uses this name for non-paranormal mys ...more
Dec 12, 2013
Dec 15, 2013
Noble Intentions (Noble, #1)
I am a big fan of Katie MacAlister. My favorite series is her dragon books, but I read everything she writes. I had actually read her historical serie ...more
Aug 10, 2014
Aug 09, 2014
The Twelve Clues of Christmas (Her Royal Spyness Mysteries, #6)
I love this series bye Rhys Bowen. Georgie is one of my favorite amateur sleuths. This was a great antidote to the season 3 finale of Downton Abbey. T ...more
Feb 23, 2013
Feb 23, 2013
Fatal February
I read this book because it was written by my neighbor. She kindly brought me a copy of her latest book in this series, but of course I have to start ...more
Jan 22, 2014
Jan 21, 2014
Still Life (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #1)
Louise Penny popped up on Diana Gabaldon's Methadone list. It's her recommendations for things to read while waiting for one of her books to come out. ...more
Sep 06, 2014
Sep 07, 2014
Smokin' Seventeen (Stephanie Plum, #17)
I love the Stephanie Plum books. That being said, I was disappointed in this latest offering. It was funny as always, and Stephanie had the usual hiji ...more
Jun 23, 2011
Jun 21, 2011
A Study in Ashes (The Baskerville Affair, #3)
I really enjoyed this series by Emma Jane Holloway. It features Sherlock Holmes niece in a steampunk version of England. This wraps up the trilogy of ...more
Jan 18, 2014
Jan 15, 2014
Full Dark House
Looking through my list of shelves/tags, I wasn't sure what else fit besides mystery. Full Dark House definitely is a mystery, I thought about quirky, ...more
May 08, 2013
May 06, 2013
Mistress of the Art of Death (Mistress of the Art of Death, #1)
This was an alt pick for the Vaginal Fantasy Group for June 2014. This is probably more firmly in the historical mystery category than romance categor ...more
Jul 09, 2014
Jul 07, 2014
Tulle Death Do Us Part (Vintage Magic Mystery #6)
I really enjoy this series by Annette Blair about Madeira Cutler and her vintage clothing business in the made up town of Mystic Falls, near Mystic CT ...more
Jul 07, 2013
Jul 06, 2013
The Christie Curse (Book Collector Mystery #1)
The Christie Curse is the first book in a new cozy mystery series by a mother/daughter writing team. Jordan Kelly is looking for a job, she wants to p ...more
Oct 05, 2013
Oct 03, 2013
The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line (Veronica Mars, #1)
I love Veronica Mars, I watched the TV series when it was on and I supported the movie Kickstarter. I have not normally read books based on TV shows, ...more
Apr 17, 2014
Apr 17, 2014
The Purloined Legacy
Full disclosure, I know the author of this book ,but I purchased my copy.

I really enjoyed The Purloined Legacy. Phelan did a really nice job of weavi
Jul 05, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
Cloche and Dagger (Hat Shop Mystery, #1)
This is a nice first book in a new cozy mystery series.

Scarlett Parker's mess of a love life has gone viral on the internet. Her cousin Vivian encour
Aug 15, 2013
Aug 14, 2013
Buried in a Bog (County Cork, #1)
I enjoyed this book. It is the first book in a new series by Shelia Connolly. She has a couple of other series, but this is the first book of Connolly ...more
Apr 05, 2013
Apr 04, 2013
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