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

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

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
“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

Kirsten Fullmer
“The poor man’s face twisted into a grimace and he pounded on the bar, protesting loudly. “Oh, you shush,” Kim demanded as she continued to knead his shoulders, jerking his whole body as she worked. “You’ll like this in a minute.”
Kirsten Fullmer, Problems at the Pub

Kirsten Fullmer
“Monique bit at the side of lip. “He’s pretty active, I don’t want to impose…”
Tony stood and scooped up the puppy. “No, seriously, I’d love a little company.”
Kirsten Fullmer, Problems at the Pub

Ed Lynskey
“From Chapter 1:

Isabel went into the kitchen. Their butterball of a beagle wagged his tail and peered up at her with his soulful brown eyes. He was eager to get his reward for looking cute as a button, and he knew she was a pushover.”
Ed Lynskey, To Dye For

Kirsten Fullmer
“The big question was, what all was this society up to? They’d certainly been in and out of his office, as well as accidently running into him all around town. Had he inadvertently missed what this group of ladies knew? And worse yet, had he given himself away?”
Kirsten Fullmer, Problems at the Pub

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

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

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

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

Rosie Genova
“I took another slug of my coffee—like most of my old boyfriends, it was strong, dark, Italian and slightly bitter. . .”
Rosie Genova, Murder and Marinara

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

Jazalyn
“Now that I found my destiny
Can't be the end
Before the start
So I ignore what they say
And I listen to my heart
And then I know
That I'm enough”
Jazalyn, Rose: Future Heart

Jazalyn
“…Alone I was
And alone I will be
And my greatest strength is
That no one is more moral than me

I'm fearless
Being the truth;
The lies
Will finally lose

…(For) a fair world
Where evil
Will stop sabotaging
The good

Fearless”
Jazalyn, Rose: Future Heart

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

Georgette Heyer
“I see," said Harding. "And now will you try to tell me, Mrs Twining, exactly how you found Sir Arthur, when you went into the study, and what you dd?"
"I found him dead, Inspector," she replied calmly.”
Georgette Heyer, The Unfinished Clue

Kellye Garrett
“If all went well, we were going to make a double murderer very, very angry.”
Kellye Garrett, Hollywood Homicide

Ari Ryder
“Train was the absolute best was to travel, of that Beatrice Adams had a high opinion.”
Ari Ryder, Murder at the Harvey House

Dana Mentink
“Trinidad Jones had never before realized how much her dog Noodles appreciated yodeling.”
Dana Mentink, A Sprinkle in Time

“Every day is an opportunity to be kinder, gentler, more loving, and more tolerant.

Small kindnesses make big ripples in the pond of life.”
M. G. Faust, Blood Under the Oaks

Jamie Rutland Gillespie
“Landry had coffee running through her veins.”
Jamie Rutland Gillespie, Inheriting Murder

Georgette Heyer
“Fay cast a strartled glance at the clock, and sprang up. "Heavens, it's past four! I must fly or Arthur will have a fit. He can't bear unpunctuality. Are you ready?"
"I'm ready," said Dinah, "but I shall dawdle for ten minutes for the good of Arthur's soul.”
Georgette Heyer, The Unfinished Clue

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