Cozy Mystery Quotes

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Kirsten Fullmer
“Heidi's role as grand master was to monitor all the women and to manage their locations and communication. Even though she’d done this many times on multiple missions, her heartbeat still pounded in her ears.”
Kirsten Fullmer, Trouble on Main Street

She craved a tall glass of the fresh-squeezed lemonade from the pitcher she’d left chilling
“She craved a tall glass of the fresh-squeezed lemonade from the pitcher she’d left chilling in the fridge. Two glasses served with a generous slice of pound cake with orange glaze icing sounded twice as nice.”
Ed Lynskey, Fur the Win

Lyn Key
“Nozy Cat lifted one sleepy eyelid, and his marble blue eye glared at her for interrupting his sacred nap. He wore a yellow collar with little red stars printed on it. His second eyelid also opened, and he gave them his irritated blue-eyed glare.”
lyn key, Nozy Cat 1

Kirsten Fullmer
“From the antique Persian rugs covering the gleaming hardwood floors to the molded tin ceilings and ornate chandeliers, the house was a showstopper. Throughout its long life, no one had allowed this home to fall into disrepair. Every detail of the wainscoting, every pocket door, every window, floor tile, and bathtub was original to the house.”
Kirsten Fullmer, Trouble on Main Street

Kirsten Fullmer
“If Adam were honest with himself, which he rarely was, he’d come to terms with the fact that beyond his work and the view, he was floundering a bit. His plan had been to take the insurance money, leave his old life behind, and start completely over somewhere new. A place where memories didn’t lurk around every corner.
He hadn’t figured on the memories coming along with him.”
Kirsten Fullmer

Kirsten Fullmer
“Mildred adjusted the papers and scribbled some more. When she was finished, she took off her glasses, leaving them to swing from the chain around her neck. She gave the women around the table a pointed look. “Now think hard, ladies, can you come up with anything else?”
Kirsten Fullmer

Kirsten Fullmer
“The mayor stood, his surprise at her interruption apparent by his twitching mustache. “You—you can’t just burst in here. Who are you?”
Kirsten Fullmer, Trouble on Main Street

Quote is taken from Chapter 1: A decade ago when Isabel’s husband Max had died,
“Quote is taken from Chapter 1:

A decade ago when Isabel’s husband Max had died, they’d moved in together and merged their possessions. Neither sister brought any fussy teapots, canaries, sachets, or doilies, but lots of other stuff had to either stay or go. Looking at the lime green armchair gave Alma the willies. Her suggestion to slipcover it in a more subdued color had garnered Isabel’s frosty stare, and Alma had dropped the matter.”
Ed Lynskey, Quiet Anchorage

“I haven't always been a patient man...but something tells me you'd be worth the wait.”
Sam Langley

Stefania Mattana
“Just calm down and think, sir. Think. Where is your wife?”
Stefania Mattana, Into the Killer Sphere

Stefania Mattana
“Chase rushed after her in pursuit. The woman lost one of her high-heeled shoes and Chase took advantage of her lack of balance to tackle her. They crashed to the ground.
“Why are you running from the ball, Cinderella?” he asked.”
Stefania Mattana, Into the Killer Sphere

Stefania Mattana
“Chase stooped to inspect it. Angelo handed him a latex glove, which took Chase three attempts to pull on before tearing it. He had never had a good relationship with latex. He tried two more, tearing each one of those too.”
Stefania Mattana, Into the Killer Sphere

Nancy Lynn Jarvis
“Dear Sir or Madam, will you read my book?
It took me years to write, will you take a look?”
Beatles, Paperback Writer

You’re a nosy sleuth like me because you can’t help it,” Alma said.
“You’re a nosy sleuth like me because you can’t help it,” Alma said.”
Ed Lynskey, Sweet Betsy

The busy snoops like us can leave no stone unturned, Alma said.
“The busy snoops like us can leave no stone unturned," Alma said.”
Ed Lynskey, Sweet Betsy

Robin Rowles
“He laughed until his ears were quite red!”
Robin Rowles, The Mystery on Lighthouse Island

Candace Havens
“Who changes their legal name to Yarn Goddess? I mean, for real.”
Candace Havens, A Case for the Yarn Maker

Ellen Read
“There’s no time to waste,” Alexandra said, and grabbed Edith’s hand. “Look, he’s turned into Swanson Street.”
“He might see us,” Edith objected.
“Of course, he won’t. He doesn’t suspect we’ll follow him.” Alexandra tugged on Edith’s hand and pulled her along. “Why is he going up Flinders Lane?” Edith asked. “There aren’t as many people in Flinders Lane. He’s bound to see us.”
Ellen Read, Alexandra & Edith's Escapades - The Diamond Ring

Wendy Heuvel
“When looking for someone to marry, make sure they love you more than themselves, and God more than you.”
Wendy Heuvel, Fishers of Menace

David Biagini
“Style, you either have it or you don't, and if you have it, you have it all the time.”
David Biagini, The Lovable Rogue Mysteries

Candace Havens
“Something fell and George was off, barking like a mad dog. What if whoever is back there hurts him?
Oh. My. Goodness. If I do die, I can do so happily now. That man’s eyes were so blue—and I swore they changed color.
“I made a huge mistake,” Jake said as he took the leash off of George. “I said p-i-z-z-a out loud. And he took off at a fast jog all the way back here from the park right through Ms. Helen’s sprinklers down the street.”
And then nothing…no words entered my brain. I sniffed and quickly nodded, like I was about to cry. “Okay. Right. Amen.”
Then I forced myself to slow down and not run back to my seat.”
Candace Havens, A Case for the Yarn Maker

Petey Samson gave the ladies an over-the-shoulder glance. He realized no doggie treat was forthcoming,
“Petey Samson gave the ladies an over-the-shoulder glance. He realized no doggie treat was forthcoming, even from Isabel who was usually the soft mark to hit up. He scratched his front claws to re-attack the sand.”
Ed Lynskey, The Ladybug Song

“Quite. Well., I haven't met the lady myself, but before she came we just had nice quiet larcenies, dopings, muggings, and the like. But since her arrival, it's been shootings, abductions, and now murders--the lot. I suppose you wouldn't like to take her back to London with you and give us all a rest?”
Heron Carvic, Picture Miss Seeton

Ellen Read
“Alexandra gasped and fell backwards. The blood drained from her face as ice tracked through her veins. She scrambled back to the keyhole and stared at the men in the room.”
Ellen Read, Alexandra & Edith's Escapades - The Diamond Ring

John A. Vanek
“Writing is a team sport, and other authors are our teammates, not opponents. We need to assist each other so we can all score. Every book sold is a win for us all." - John A. Vanek”
John A. Vanek, DEROS

Leena Clover
“He says I should stay in the kitchen and work on my recipes.”
Leena Clover, Strawberries and Strangers: A Cozy Murder Mystery

Leena Clover
“When fall term started two months ago, I had no idea I was going to be accused of murder.”
Leena Clover, Gone with the Wings

Teresa Trent
“But men like my father didn’t seem to exist in my generation. So here I was, seven years later, The Happy Hinter, popular blogger, columnist and author. No one needed to know this hinter hadn’t always been happy.”
Teresa Trent, A Dash of Murder

Jo Dereske
“But then she faced herself squarely in her bathroom mirror. "Do not think about it." she said aloud, so stern she convinced even herself.”
Jo Dereske, Miss Zukas and the Stroke of Death

Sanchita Sarin
“I couldn't place the music in a specific genre. Sometimes it's better not to put things into the correct box. Just let it be for it can only be perfect outside the box. But the problem with leaving things outside the box is that it might turn into something that should not have existed.”
Sanchita Sarin, Murder in Maldives

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