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Cozy Mystery Series

| Burlington County Library

Now may be the perfect time to tackle a new series. These cozy mysteries are sure to keep you in suspense from start to finish.

The Bayou Book Thief by Ellen Byron
When widow Ricki James returns to New Orleans and opens a gift shop full of vintage cookbooks, the discovery of a body in a box of donated books leads her to investigate the murder. Ellen Byron is the Agatha Award winning author of the Cajun Country mysteries.

The Mountains Wild by Sarah Stewart Taylor
New York Homicide detective Maggie D'arcy returns to Ireland, determined to help solve the case of a missing woman who has unexpectedly revealed clues about her own cousin’s disappearance decades before.

A Plus One for Murder by Laura Bradford
Entrepreneur Emma Westlake is reinventing herself as a hired friend when murder gets in the way.

Tea & Treachery by Vicki Delany
A New York City expat-turned-Cape Cod tea shop owner must solve the murder of a local real estate developer to help her feisty grandmother out of a jam.

Up to No Gouda by Linda Reilly
This is the first in a delicious new culinary cozy series featuring a grilled cheese eatery owner who must solve murders in her small town before she is put under lock and brie.

Peg and Rose Solve a Murder by Lauren Berenson
Murder, She Wrote meets The Golden Girls in the award-winning author's brand-new series! Two cantankerous septuagenarians, opposites in every way, put aside their differences to stop a killer... if they don't throttle each other first!

Color Me Murder by Krista DavisFlorrie Fox, book store manager by day and coloring book artist by night, must solve a murder to clear her boss, the esteemed Professor John Maxwell.

Jane Darrowfield Professional Busybody by Barbara Ross
Jane wants to keep busy in her retirement, and gets hired to de-escalate hostilities in a 55-and-over community. One of the residents turns up dead, and Jane stays to do a little snooping.

Matchmaking Can Be Murder by Amanda Flower
Widow Millie Fisher moves back home and realizes the young Amish are marrying the wrong people. Her niece is engaged to a rude, greedy man who ends up dead, and Millie has to look for a killer and clear her niece’s name. 

Wine and Punishment by Sarah Fox
Booklover Sadie Coleman’s fresh start as the owner of the Inkwell, a cozy spot where customers can enjoy a literary-themed cocktail or join a book club, is disrupted by the arrival of her ex. Before she can tell him to leave, Eric is found dead and Sadie, along with her Aunt Gilda, her friend Shontelle, and the pub's patrons, must uncover the truth . . . before a killer declares last call.

Hummus and Homicide by Tina Kashian
When Lucy Berberian quits her Philadelphia law firm and heads home to the Jersey Shore, she knows what she's getting – the scent of funnel cake, the sight of the wooden roller coaster, and the tastes of her family's Mediterranean restaurant. But murder wasn't on the menu…


Audience: Adult
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