Well, it looks like 2019 will be a good year for Cozies, if the news from this month is any indication.
First, Julia Buckley will be starting a new series, the Hungarian Tea House Mystery Series. The first in the series will be titled Death in a Budapest Butterfly, and should be coming out in July. She’s also continuing the Writer’s Apprentice Mystery Series with at least two more novels on the way, one of which (Death Waits in the Dark) is due out in April. Buckley is also the author of the Undercover Dish Mystery Series and the Madeline Mann Mystery Series. This is a whole lot of good news for those of us who follow Julia Buckley’s Cozies!
And now for some more great news: Laura Levine will be writing more of her Jaine Austen Mystery Series. Her 17th book (Death of a Gigolo) is due out this year and Laura Levine has gotten the green light to write at least two more after that one. (Didn’t I say it’s great news?) So, Jaine will be able to continue doing her freelance writing for years to come, not to mention her sleuthing!
Finally, Jess Lourey will be writing a fictionalized account of the Jacob Wetterling abduction – not exactly Cozy, but as a “true crime” styled novel it does fit as a mystery-adjacent subject. It will be titled The Devil in the Dirt Basement. Lourey is the author of the Murder By Month Mystery Series, starring a reporter and librarian in Minnesota.
Looks like a great set of Cozy mystery announcements to start off the new year!