I’ve decided that rather than duplicate the information from the blog entries, I would just guide you over to the blog area. I announce everything that is New to the Cozy Mystery Site on the blog, in more detail than I do here. So, please come on over and see What’s New to the Cozy Mystery Site!
September 17, 2016
Stephanie Blackmoore is a Pittsburgh native who now lives in Missouri. Before becoming an author, she has had a career as a lawyer and a librarian. She is the author of the Wedding Planner Mystery Series, which stars Mallory Shepard, a wedding planner who also plans on opening a bed and breakfast in the small town of Port Quincy, Pennsylvania.
Susan Breen is a creative writing teacher at Gotham Writers in Manhattan, and is also on the faculty of both the New York Pitch Conference and New York Writers Workshop. Her Cozy Mystery series is the Maggie Dove Mystery Series, starring a Sunday school teacher in Westchester County, New York, who eventually opens a detective agency.
Sandra Bretting was born in southern California, but moved east (well, Mid-West anyway) to attend the Missouri School of Journalism, where she discovered her true passion of writing fiction. She worked as a freelancer for the Los Angeles Times for a while before moving to Houston, Texas, where she continued her career as a freelance journalist and began her career in Cozy Mystery writing. She is the author of the Missy DuBois Mystery Series, starring the owner of a hat shop on the Great River Road in Louisiana, which is known for its many plantations.
Sarah Fox is a legal writer from Vancouver, British Columbia. She writes the Pancake House Mystery Series starring Marley McKinney, manager of a pancake house. This series includes recipes! She also writes the Music Lover’s Mystery Series, starring Midori Bishop, a violinist in a philharmonic orchestra.
September 15, 2016
September 13, 2016
September 12, 2016
September 11, 2016
September 9, 2016
September 8, 2016
September 6, 2016
September 5, 2016
September 3, 2016
September 1, 2016
August 29, 2016
You can see many other Cozy Mystery recommendations on the Cozy Mystery Recommendations page of my site.
August 27, 2016
August 25, 2016
August 23, 2016
August 21, 2016
August 19, 2016
August 18, 2016
August 16, 2016
Gretchen Archer is a bestselling author (USA Today) who lives in Lookout Mountain, Tennessee. She writes the Davis Way Crime Caper Mystery Series, which stars Davis Way, a member of the security team in the Biloxi, Mississippi-based Bellissimo Resort and Casino.
Catherine Bruns has worked as a newspaper reporter and press release author. She has a bachelor’s degree in English and Performing Arts, and has lived in upstate New York all of her life. She writes the Cindy York Mystery Series, starring a real estate agent, and the USA Today bestselling Cookies & Chance Mystery Series, set in Colwestern, New York, starring a baker. Catherine lives with an assortment of males: a husband, three sons, dogs, and cats!
Mary Feliz has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and has worked in corporate communications. Even though she has lived in five states and two countries, she considers Silicon Valley in California to be her home. She writes the Maggie McDonald Mystery Series, which stars a professional organizer, wife, and mother who has a tendency to stumble on incriminating evidence in the course of her job.
Nancy Herriman spent over two decades in Arizona, but has returned with her family to her home state of Ohio. She left the world of engineering to raise her sons and take up writing. She writes the historical Mystery of Old San Francisco Mystery Series, which stars a British-born nurse in 1860s San Francisco. The nurse, Celia Davies has opened a free medical clinic for the poor, but also sleuths with Nicholas Greaves, a police detective.
August 13, 2016
August 12, 2016
August 11, 2016
August 9, 2016
August 7, 2016
August 5, 2016
August 3, 2016
For those of you who would like to see who else will be starting a new Cozy Mystery series, you can take a look at the New Cozy Mystery Book Series page on my site.
August 1, 2016
July 29, 2016
You can see many other Cozy Mystery recommendations on the Cozy Mystery Recommendations page of my site.
July 27, 2016
July 25, 2016
July 23, 2016
July 21, 2016
July 19, 2016
Also, if you’d like to take a look at some other popular Cozy Mystery series, make sure to take a look at my Most Popular & Recommended Cozy Mystery Series page on this site.
July 18, 2016
July 16, 2016
July 14, 2016
Rebecca Adler is a former theatrical actress who has lived in Mississippi, New York, and now Texas. She is the author of the Taste of Texas Mystery Series, starring Josie Callahan. Josie is the head waitress at a restaurant in Broken Boot, Texas. Josie is a former journalist. This series includes Tex-Mex recipes.
Susan Bernhardt is a retired public health nurse and current volunteer at her local free clinic in Wisconsin. She writes the Kay Driscoll Mystery Series, which likewise stars a former nurse and current volunteer at a local free clinic, living in Wisconsin. Kay and her two friends make time for solving mysteries while still finding time to enjoy their beloved pastries! These Cozies take place during different holiday seasons.
A Texas native now living in California, Marla Cooper has written various things throughout her career – including ghostwriting a book on destination weddings. This was the inspiration for her Cozy Mystery series, the Destination Wedding Mystery Series. The series features Kelsey McKenna, a sleuth who is a wedding planner in California.
Kendel Lynn is an entrepreneur who has started both a stamp company and a mystery novel publishing house (Henery Press). She has lived in California, Michigan, and Texas. She is the author of the Elliot Lisbon Mystery Series, which stars the director of a foundation on Sea Pine Island, a small island in South Carolina.
Carlene O’Connor lives in New York, but has spent much of her time in her ancestral homeland of Ireland as well. She is the author of the Irish Village Mystery Series, which stars Siobhán O’Sullivan, the co-owner of a small family bistro in fictional Kilbane, County Cork. (She and her five siblings run the bistro.)
July 7, 2016
July 5, 2016
July 4, 2016
July 1, 2016
If you’d like to see a complete list of the mystery book new releases, take a look at the Soon to be Released Mysteries page on my site.
June 28, 2016
June 26, 2016
June 24, 2016
June 22, 2016
June 20, 2016
June 19, 2016
June 17, 2016
I’m adding four more authors to the site!
Kristi Abbott (aka Eileen Rendahl & Eileen Carr) is the author of the Gourmet Popcorn Shop Mystery Series, starring Rebecca Anderson, the owner of a popcorn shop in Grand Lake, Ohio. Kristi was born in Dayton, Ohio, and now lives in northern California. This series includes popcorn related recipes! As Eileen Carr she writes Stand Alone mysteries (romantic suspense) and as Eileen Rendahl she writes both the best selling Messenger Mystery Series (which is a paranormal mystery series) and Stand Alone mysteries and non-mysteries.
Julianna Deering is the author of the Drew Farthering Mystery Series, starring an English gentleman in the 1930s England and his American friend, Madeline Parker. These two make up a crime-solving duo! As DeAnna Julie Dodson she has written several of the Annie’s Attic Mystery Series and Annie’s Secrets of the Quilt Mystery Series.
Ann Myers is the author of the Santa Fe Café Mystery Series. This series stars Rita Lafitte, the chef at the Tres Amigas Café in Santa Fe. The Cozies in this series include recipes, and are set during different holidays.
Janice Peacock is a glass artist who has had her works exhibited internationally and displayed in museums – experiences she has drawn on when starting her Glass Bead Mystery Series. The series stars Jax O’Connell, a Seattle-based glass beadmaker and jeweler.
June 15, 2016
June 13, 2016
June 11, 2016
June 9, 2016
If you’d like to see more recommended Cozy Mystery authors, be sure to visit the Most Recommended Cozy Mystery Series page on my site.
June 5, 2016
June 3, 2016
There are other Cozy Mystery authors who will be premiering new series in the soon-to-be future. If you’re interested in seeing who they are, be sure to check out my New Cozy Mystery Book Series page on the site.
June 1, 2016
If you’re interested in seeing which Cozy Mystery authors will be releasing new books in their Cozy Mystery series, you might want to take a look at the Soon to be Released page on my site.
May 29, 2016
May 27, 2016
May 25, 2016
Also, if you’re interested in more ideas of shows you may enjoy, be sure to take a look at the Cozy Mystery TV & Movies page on my site.
May 23, 2016
Ann Charles has a Bachelor’s Degree in English from the University of Washington. She is the author of the Deadwood Mystery Series, starring a real estate agent in the former gold rush town of Deadwood, South Dakota, and the Jackrabbit Junction Mystery Series, set in Arizona.
It might be a bit surprising that author Patience Griffin has a master’s degree in nuclear engineering, considering that her Kilts and Quilts Series has nothing to do with engineering, but it’s less of a surprise to learn that she’s a huge fan of sewing, quilting, and Scotand in general! Although her books are Cozy, they are not mysteries.
Leslie Langtry lives in the American Midwest, and is the author of the Greatest Hits Mystery Series which has, as its sleuth, Gin Bombay, a single mom from a family of assassins. She also writes the Merry Wrath Mystery Series, starring an Iowan Girl Scout leader who used to be a CIA agent.
Sandra Orchard lives in an old farm in the Niagara region of Ontario Canada. Although she studied math in college, she decided that once she finished home-schooling her children, she would write mystery novels – instead of pursue a career in math. She’s writes the Port Aster Secrets Mystery Series, starring a researcher in the fictional town of Port Aster, the Serena Jones Mystery Series, starring a member of the FBI Art Crime team, and the Undercover Cops Mystery Series, starring various undercover cops. She has also authored a number of stand alone love inspired suspense novels. Sandra is active in the Christian author community.
May 21, 2016
May 19, 2016
May 18, 2016
May 16, 2016
May 13, 2016
May 11, 2016
May 9, 2016
May 7, 2016
You can find entries about some of the other Cozy Mystery authors/series that are recommended by other Cozy Mystery readers on this page of my site: Most Recommended Cozy Mystery Series.
May 5, 2016
We have even more new Cozy Mystery series to look forward to, and you can see what they are if you go to the New Cozy Mystery Book Series page on my site.
May 3, 2016
Also, there are some more mystery book awards on the Mystery Book Awards page on my site.
May 1, 2016
And, as usual, if you want to see a whole bunch of Cozies that will be released in the near future, be sure to take a look at the Soon to be Released Mysteries page on my site.
April 28, 2016
(If you’re interested in seeing lots of other Cozies that have been recommended in the past, click on this link to go to the Cozy Mystery Books Recommendations page on my site.
April 26, 2016
April 24, 2016
April 22, 2016
April 18, 2016
If you’d like to see the other Cozy Mystery authors I’ve featured, go to this page on my site: Most Recommended Cozy Mystery Series
April 16, 2016
Julia Buckley – A Chicago based author who has taught high school English for pver twenty years, Julia Buckley is the author of the Undercover Dish Mystery Series, starring a caterer Lilah Drake and the Writer’s Apprentice Mystery Series, starring an apprentice writer Lena London. Buckley also writes the Teddy Thurber Mystery Series, starring an English teacher and the Madeline Mann Mystery Series, starring a reporter. Recipes are included in the Undercover Dish Cozy Mysteries.
Rae Davies – Rae Davies (who also writes other non-mystery series under the name Lori Devoti) worked as a reporter before becoming a full-time author. She also teaches writing through a university’s continuing studies program. She lived in Montana, so it is no surprise her Dusty Deals Mystery Series, stars a former reporter turned antiques dealer in Montana.
Christina Freeburn – Christina Freeburn has had a wide and varied career before taking up authoring Cozy Mysteries >>> she served in the US Army as a JAG legal specialist, and has been a librarian, paralegal, stay-at-home mom, and church secretary. She writes the Faith Hunter Scrap This Mystery Series, starring a former JAG specialist (Faith Hunter) now running her grandmother’s scrapbooking store in West Virginia.
Kelly Lane – A Virginia based author who has also worked as an editor and a public relations professional, Kelly Lane is the author of the Olive Grove Mystery Series, starring an olive oil farmer in Georgia. (Recipes are included in the Olive Grove Cozy Mysteries.)
April 13, 2016
April 11, 2016
April 9, 2016
April 7, 2016
April 5, 2016
April 3, 2016
April 1, 2016
March 30, 2016
Also, if you’re interested in finding out about a lot of our favorite Cozy Mystery authors/series, be sure to take a look at other month’s lists on the Cozy Mystery Books Recommendations page on my site.
March 29, 2016
March 28, 2016
March 28, 2016
March 24, 2016
March 23, 2016
March 22, 2016
March 20, 2016
March 18, 2016
K.J. Emrick – K.J. Emrick is a reading lover who only began writing later in life, but she’s long been a volunteer at her local library. She writes the Darcy Sweet Mystery Series, the spinoff series, Smudge the Cat Mysteries, the Spirit of the Soul Wine Shop Mystery Series, the Pine Lake Inn Mystery Series, and, as Kathrine Emrick, the Tempest Beach Romantic Suspense Series.
Janet Finsilver – Janet Finsilver, an ex-teacher and program administrator, writes the Redwood Cove Mystery Series. Kelly Jackson is the sleuth in this series, and along with solving mysteries, she works as the manager of a Bed and Breakfast in northern California.
Delia James – Though Delia James was raised in Michigan, she was born in California. She’s a hiker, swimmer, and gardener, as well as the author of the Witch’s Cat Mystery Series. The series stars a witch who is also an artist named Annabelle. Her cat and familiar is named Alistair, and they live in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Emma Miller – Emma Miller grew up in an Amish community, and has taught in an Amish schoolhouse. She now lives in rural Delaware. She writes the Amish Mystery Series which stars Rachel Mast, a former Amish woman who returns to her home town to run a bed and breakfast. Miller also writes the Amish Matchmaker and Hannah’s Daughters non-mystery series.
Marty Wingate – Although Marty Wingate lives in Seattle, she writes the Potting Shed Mystery Series which features a gardener from Dallas who transplants herself in London. Marty has led various gardening tours to places like England, Scotland, Ireland, and France. She also writes the Birds of a Feather Mystery Series, which features Julia Lanchester as the sleuth. Julia is a tourist manager in a little English village. Marty has also written several non-fiction gardening books.
March 13, 2016
March 11, 2016
March 9, 2016
March 5, 2016
March 3, 2016
If you want to find out about even more Cozy Mystery authors who will be starting new series in the near future, you can find them on my New Cozy Mystery Book Series, which includes the three new series that will be starting this month: Three New Cozy Mystery Series Coming March 2016
March 1, 2016
I posted this month’s releases before, but if you’d like to see them, here they are: March 2016 Mystery Book New Releases
Also, if you’d like to take a look at future releases, you can find them on my Soon to Be Released Mysteries page.
February 27, 2016
February 26, 2016
(Also, I want to tell you about a mystery movie I just finished watching yesterday: the 1955 version of Kind Lady. Yow! I had seen it years ago, but it’s even better than I had remembered. It won’t be showing during March, but if you ever see that it is showing, do yourself a favor, and watch it!)
February 25, 2016
February 23, 2016
February 21, 2016
Vickie Fee – Vickie Fee lived most of her early life in Memphis, Tennessee, and though she now lives in upper Michigan, the south still seems to hold a place in her heart >>> so it’s no surprise her Cozy Mystery Series, the Liv and Di in Dixie Mystery Series, is set in the fictional town of Dixie, Tennessee.
Julianne Holmes – Julianne Holmes is the author of the Clock Shop Mystery Series. In this series, Ruth Clagan is a clockmaker and the owner of the Cog & Sprocket Clock Shop in Orchard, Massachusetts. Holmes is also the director of a service organization for theaters in the Boston area.
Catherine Lloyd – Catherine Lloyd grew up in London, England, and received her masters degree in History from the University College of Wales. She now uses her background in historical research to write the historically set Kurland St. Mary Mystery Series, a Regency era (1810s-20s) series. The star of this series is Miss Lucy Harrington, the daughter of a rector in the small town of Kurland St. Mary. Helping with her sleuthing is Major Robert Kurland.
Joyce Tremel – A native resident of Pittsburgh and a police secretary for ten years, Joyce Tremel now puts her experience to good use writing the Cozy Brewing Trouble Mystery Series. This series stars, as its sleuth, Maxine “Max” O’Hara, a certified brewmaster and the owner of a brewing pub in Pittsburgh.
February 20, 2016
February 19, 2016
February 17, 2016
February 15, 2016
February 12, 2016
If you would like to take a look at some other Free/Cheap Kindle mysteries, you can take a look at the Free and Cheap Kindle Mystery Books page on my site.
February 10, 2016
February 8, 2016
If you would like to see some of the other Cozy Mystery authors who have been recommended many times by Cozy Mystery readers, here is the page on my site:
February 6, 2016
Also, if you’re interested in seeing all of the different holiday mystery lists, be sure to take a look at my Holiday Mystery Book List page to guide you to the holiday you’re looking for!
February 3, 2016
February 1, 2016
Since it’s the beginning of the month, it means it’s time for this:
I hope this month’s list has lots of Cozy Mysteries you will enjoy!
January 29, 2016
January 26, 2016
January 24, 2016
January 22, 2016
Susan M. Boyer – Susan M. Boyer‘s Liz Talbot Mystery Series stars a private investigator in South Carolina – so it’s no surprise when you learn that she’s also from that lovely state! Boyer won the prestigious Agatha Award for Best First Novel.
Kay Finch – Kay Finch grew up on a Pennsylvania farm, but now she makes her living as a paralegal (and Cozy Mystery author!) in Houston, Texas. She is the author of the Bad Luck Cat Mystery Series and the Corie McKenna Mystery Series, both set in Texas.
Cheryl Hollon – Hollon, a former engineer is now living her dream of writing for a living in Petersburg, Florida. Her Cozy Mystery Series, the Webb’s Glass Shop Mystery Series, highlights her other passion besides writing – creating glass art.
Anna Lee Huber – Anna Lee Huber is a summa cum laude graduate of Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee, with a major in music and a minor in psychology. She writes the historical Lady Darby Mystery Series which is set in Scotland during the 1830s.
January 20, 2016
January 19, 2016
January 17, 2016
January 15, 2016
January 13, 2016
January 11, 2016
January 9, 2016
January 7, 2016
January 5, 2016
January 3, 2016
January 1, 2016