Cozy Mystery List
A Guide to Cozy Mystery (and Other Favorite) Books and DVDs
 

 

Joan Hess  (aka Joan Hadley)
MAGGODY MYSTERY Series:
Main Character: Arly Hanks, Police Chief, Arkansas

  1. Malice in Maggody    ‘87
  2. Mischief in Maggody    ‘88
  3. Much Ado in Maggody    ‘89
  4. Madness in Maggody   ‘90
  5. Mortal Remains in Maggody   ‘91
  6. Maggody in Manhattan   ‘92
  7. O Little Town of Maggody   ‘93.......CHRISTMAS
  8. Martians in Maggody   ‘94
  9. Miracles in Maggody   ‘95
  10. The Maggody Militia   ‘97
  11. Misery Loves Maggody   ‘99
  12. Murder @ Maggody.com   ‘00
  13. Maggody and the Moonbeams   ‘01
  14. Muletrain to Maggody   ‘03
  15. Malpractice in Maggody   ‘06
  16. The Merry Wives of Maggody    '10

CLAIRE MALLOY MYSTERY Series:
Main Character: Claire Malloy, Bookstore Owner, Arkansas

  1. Strangled Prose    ‘86
  2. The Murder at the Murder at the Mimosa Inn    ‘86
  3. Dear Miss Demeanor    ‘87
  4. A Really Cute Corpse    ‘88
  5. A Diet to Die For    ‘89
  6. Roll Over and Play Dead   ‘91
  7. Death By the Light of the Moon   ‘92
  8. Poisoned Pins   ‘93
  9. Tickled to Death   ‘94
  10. Busy Bodies   ‘95
  11. Closely Akin to Murder   ‘96
  12. A Holly, Jolly Murder   ‘97.............CHRISTMAS
  13. A Conventional Corpse   ‘00
  14. Out On A Limb   ’03
  15. The Goodbye Body   ‘05
  16. Damsels in Distress     '07
  17. Mummy Dearest    '08
  18. Deader Homes and Gardens    '12
  19. Murder as a Second Language    '13

STAND ALONES:

Death of a Romance Writer & Other Stories   '02
Big Foot Stole My Wife & Other Stories (11 stories, 2=Claire, 2=Maggody)

As Joan Hadley:
THEO BLOOMER Series:
Main Character: Theo Bloomer, Retired Spy, Florist

  1. The Night-Blooming Cereus   '86
  2. The Deadly Ackee    '88


Murder as a Second Language by Joan Hess
Murder as a Second Language

 

Deader Homes and Gardens by Joan Hess
Deader Homes and Gardens

 

The Merry Wives of Maggody by Joan Hess
The Merry Wives of Maggody

 

Mummy Dearest by Joan Hess
Mummy Dearest

 

Damsels in Distress by Joan Hess
Damsels in Distress

 

Malpractice in Maggody by Joan Hess
Malpractice in Maggody