Tag: Mystery

  • NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEED: Book Review

    NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEED: Book Review

    General Information Title: Night of the Living Deed Author: E. J. Copperman Series: Published in 2010, this is Book 1 in the Haunted Guesthouse Series Genre: Paranormal mystery Age: Adult What’s best about it: Humor A heroine whose sarcastic humor and impulsiveness gets her into sticky situations Two newly minted ghosts who aren’t happy with […]

  • CHILI CAULDRON CURSE: Review

    CHILI CAULDRON CURSE: Review

    General Information Title: Chili Cauldron Curse Author: Lynn Cahoon Genre: Mystery Subgenre: Paranormal cozy Age: Adult Series name: Kitchen witch mystery What’s best about it: The magic is introduced right away The main character is a driven woman thrown together with a slacker for a week Plenty of believable suspects The problem of hunger in the US […]

  • PUSHED TIMES CHEWING PEPPER: Review

    PUSHED TIMES CHEWING PEPPER: Review

    General Information Title: Pushed Times Chewing Pepper Author: Myra Jolivet Genre: Mystery Subgenre: Psychic Age: Adult What’s best about it: Great voice Introduction to Louisiana Creole culture A trio of friends, each with a different background A main character who learns to believe in herself A psychic main character Find out more about it: https://myrajolivet.com/

  • SHUNTOLL ROAD Book Review

    SHUNTOLL ROAD Book Review

    General Information Title: Shuntoll Road Author: Leslie Wheeler Genre: Mystery Subgenre: Amateur sleuth Age: Adult What’s best about it: The relationships among the residents of New Nottingham. All parts of the story have multiple layers.  Neither the pro-development nor the anti-development factions are portrayed as flawless heroes.  The story behind the title. The romance.  The plot […]

  • DAISIES FOR INNOCENCE by Bailey Cattrell: review

    DAISIES FOR INNOCENCE by Bailey Cattrell: review

    General Information Title:  Daisies for Innocence Author:  Bailey Cattrell Genre:  Paranormal cozy mystery Age:  Adult What’s best about it: The world of aromatherapy Elliana’s garden Elliana’s ability to connect her clients with the right healing scents A hint of magic Part of a series: Enchanted Garden Mysteries Find out more about it:  https://www.baileycates.com/books

  • THE ACCIDENTAL ALCHEMIST: Book Review

    THE ACCIDENTAL ALCHEMIST: Book Review

    ~Title: THE ACCIDENTAL ALCHEMIST ~Author: Gigi Pandian ~Genre: Mystery ~Subgenre: Paranormal ~Age: Adult ~What’s best about it: A chance to learn about alchemy; A living gargoyle; I love herbs, and so does the main character; Subtle humor; ~Find more about it: https://www.gigipandian.com/books ~Description: Zoe Faust has been drifting for a very long time. When her […]

  • TILLING THE TRUTH Book Review

    ~Author: Julia Henry ~Genre: Mystery ~Subgenre: Cozy ~Age: Adult ~What’s best about it: A Vespa-riding retiree as the heroine; Stealth gardeners; A circle of friends that includes men as well as women; The main character’s strengths and foibles are revealed throughout the book; It’s set in a Massachusetts seaside town; Believable reason for stepping into […]

  • TWO BITES TOO MANY Book Review

    ~Author: Debra H. Goldstein ~Genre: Mystery ~Subgenre: Cozy ~Age: Adult ~What’s best about it: Well-drawn characters, from the curmudgeon next door to the buttoned-down lawyer; Potential love interests, but the heroine is in no rush to choose one; The humor of a heroine who can’t cook but is surrounded by foodies. ~Find out more about […]

  • OWL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS Book Review

    ~Genre: Mystery ~Subgenre: Cozy ~Age: Adult ~What’s best about it: It’s hilarious; Well-drawn, eccentric characters; Meg’s enormous extended family; Accurate information about owls. ~Find more about it: http://www.donnaandrews.com/

  • A DEATH AT TIPPITT POND Book Review

    ~Genre: Mystery ~Subgenre: Cozy ~Age: Adult ~What’s best about it: The mystery aligns beautifully with the Main Character’s strengths; Romance; Teamwork; Paranormal elements. ~Find out more: https://susanvankirk.com/