New Releases For The Week Of January 26th, 2020–Part 3

Here is a list of some of the new releases for the week of January 26th, 2020. I am going to divide the list into 4 days because there are so very many of them for the week. Today is the third day of my list for this week. Hope you find some selections for your weekly reading. Enjoy and happy reading.



Buried to the Brim (A Hat Shop Mystery Book 6) by [McKinlay, Jenn]


New York Times bestselling author Jenn McKinlay’s beloved Hat Shop duo Scarlett Parker and Vivian Tremont return to don their sleuthing caps and solve a murder that’s death in show.

London’s most refined canines and their humans are gearing up for the Pets and Wellness Society’s annual dog show–and Betty Wentworth, favorite aunt to Scarlett’s fiancé Harrison and proud owner of corgi front-runner Freddy, knows that this could be their year with the right edge. Never one to turn away a corgi in need, Scarlett convinces her milliner cousin, Vivian, to design matching hats for dream team Betty and Freddy as they compete for Best in Show.

It’s a tail wagging good time until the dog-food sponsor of the event is found dead and Betty is the prime suspect. Vivian and Scarlett agree to enter the competition in Betty’s place and help Harrison catch the real killer before Betty is collared for a crime she didn’t commit.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback, Audiobook














The Killer Knight and the Murderous Chairleg-Book 1: A Point Muse Cozy Paranormal Mystery by [Ethan, Kelly]There’s a murder in the library, a killer knight stalking victims and a nosy librarian turned sleuth. Let the mayhem begin…

Xandie Meyers thought all her troubles were over when she moved to Point Muse, Maine. Instead, she inherited her great-aunt’s supernatural library and a snarky, talking cat. Not to mention a family of chaos-causing witches, furry law enforcement and a card-carrying demon from hell…and a dead body.

Xandie Myers is suspect number one and she has no clue who’s targeting her. Sherlock librarian needs to swing into action and sniff the real killer out before she becomes the next victim—or ends up in jail for murders she didn’t commit.

Can Xandie survive long enough to navigate her freaky new world? Or will things that go bump in the night have her for a midnight snack?

If you like snarky dialogue, murder and mayhem, then you’ll love book one in Kelly Ethan’s Point Muse Mysteries, a new cozy paranormal mystery series.

Unlock the mayhem of The Killer Knight and the Murderous Chairleg today!  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle












The Natter of Knitters: Tales from Wendlebury Barrow by [Young, Debbie]In the first of a new series of fun short novellas, a charity knitting project in a remote Cotswold village – what could possibly go wrong? When that village is Wendlebury Barrow, the setting of the popular Sophie Sayers Village Mysteries, anything might happen – such as the only yarnbombing event ever to include a real explosion.

Fortunately Sophie Sayers is on hand to create order out of the ensuing smoke-filled chaos and to uncover a few surprises along the way.

This gentle, quick read (about 25% the length of a novel) includes favourite characters from the Sophie Sayers Village Mysteries and also introduces a new one – the mysterious Ariel Fey, self-appointed protector of sheep and unlikely adversary of the village knitting fraternity.

This first short novella in the new Tales of Wendlebury Barrow series will make you laugh out loud at the antics of this lively village community, touch your heart with poignant matters of friendship, love, and loss, and lift your spirits with a guaranteed happy ending for all concerned.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle











Missing in the Mountains (Fortress Defense Book 2) by [Lindsey, Julie Anne]


To protect her family

she’ll need to trust a man from her past…

When Emma Hart witnesses her sister being kidnapped, the only person she can trust to keep her and her baby safe is army vet turned security expert Sawyer Lance. He immediately offers his help but is shocked to meet her young son—a boy who looks a lot like him. To protect their reunited family, Emma and Sawyer will have to find the kidnapper before he strikes again.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback















Murder on the SS Mystique (An SS Mystique Cozy Mystery Book 1) by [West, Shelly]After Audrey Hughes’s long contract working security aboard a booze cruise ends, she’s craving something different. And what would be a greater change in scenery than a renovated 1940s ocean liner called the SS Mystique?

Audrey eagerly signs up, thinking all she’ll have to do is tend to wealthy passengers and their pets on a quaint old liner. Instead, she boards a ship shrouded in odd superstitions and deadly mysteries.

First she must gain favor with Captain Truffles, the ship’s cat, then she needs to learn the ropes in three days flat before the SS Mystique takes on hundreds of more passengers.

It wouldn’t be so bad—if not for the two bodies appearing right after the ship sets sail. Spitfire Audrey has a few ideas about who might be to blame, but a handsome Officer Gerald is determined to keep her off the trail.

The SS Mystique Cozy Mystery series is fun, quirky, and exciting! If you’re a fan of ocean liners, lovable pets, or grand adventures, this series offers all three!  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback













Places We Hide (Bar Harbor Rose Mysteries) by [Jones, Carrie]Rosie Jones, small town reporter and single mom, is looking forward to her first quiet Maine winter with her young daughter, Lily. After a disastrous first marriage, she’s made a whole new life and new identities for her and her little girl. Rosie is more than ready for a winter of cookies, sledding, stories about planning board meetings, and trying not to fall in like with the local police sergeant, Seamus Kelley.

But after her car is tampered with and crashes into Sgt. Kelley’s cruiser during a blizzard, her quiet new world spirals out of control and back into the danger she thought she’d left behind. One of her new friends is murdered. She herself has been poisoned and she finds a list of anagrams on her dead friend’s floor.
As the killer strikes again, it’s obvious that the women of Bar Harbor aren’t safe. Despite the blizzard and her struggle to keep her new identity a secret, Rosie sets out to make sure no more women die. With the help of the handsome but injured Sgt. Kelley and the town’s firefighters, it’s up to Rosie to stop the murderer before he strikes again.

From New York Times and internationally bestselling author, artist, and podcaster Carrie Jones, this first book in the Bar Harbor Rose mystery series combines the charm of Bridget Jones, quirkiness of Maine life and harsh reality of a New England mystery.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback












Cursed Peaches (Sweet Peach Bakery Book 11) by [Meadows, Wendy]Will Momma Peach become lost in the whispering halls of a cursed manor? Or will she manage, with the help of Michelle and Sam, to capture a series of killers who all want one thing: money?

All Momma Peach wants to do is bake her some peach pies. Yes sir and yes ma’am. But when a mysterious woman shows up asking for her help, Momma Peach knows that her hope of baking peach pies has come to an end. Traveling to a remote North Georgia manor located deep in the mountains, she, Michelle, and Sam become trapped in a deadly mystery filled with a whole bunch of “Unseen People” that are determined to either kill her or drive her insane.

To make matters worse, the mysterious woman who asked for Momma Peach’s help is the daughter of an eccentric man whom Momma Peach despises. Then, to add fuel to the fire, the man falls in love with Momma Peach and begs her to marry him. But Momma Peach doesn’t have time to fool around with some turkey. No sir and no ma’am. She has a mystery to solve and killers to catch—a whole bunch of killers, in fact, who trap her in the spooky manor with no way out.

This cozy mystery is a clean read: no graphic violence, sex, or strong language. 

Read all the Sweet Peach Bakery cozy mysteries:

1. A Dash of Peach
2. A Peachy Mess
3. Peachy Criminals
4. A Peachy Case
5. Peachy Villains
6. A Peachy Plan
7. Not So Peachy Day
8. What a Peachy Night
9. Not Peachy, Mate
10. Out of Peach
11. Cursed Peaches   (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback













Gossip and Gorgons (Manners and Monsters Book 3) by [Wallace, Tilly]One look could turn you to stone…

The newly married Lord and Lady Wycliff are cordially invited to a house party–to be mocked and ridiculed as entertainment. Wycliff insists on attending to discuss business with the host, while Hannah longs to hide in the library with its rare volumes on the Fae.

Bound to Wycliff even beyond death, Hannah wonders how she will survive the week–when a guest unexpectedly expires. A notorious cad is discovered turned into a statue in the garden. The dead lord had many enemies, including Lord Wycliff.

Hannah’s accord with her husband is tested when a trail of footprints leads to their window. What secret is Wycliff hiding and does he know more about the magical death than he admits? Someone among the house guests has murder on their mind and the newlyweds need to determine who, before anyone else is immortalised as stone…  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback














Mistletoe and Deadly Kisses (Fern Grove Cozy Mystery Book 4) by [Reede, Abby]A murdered heartbreaker. A trail of broken hearts. A small town florist eager to find true love and a killer on the loose.

When Tracy and her colleagues set up a challenge to raise money for a good cause, the town of Fern Grove is happy to offer their support. They never expected that it would attract the attention of some crooked characters.

When one such character, a shameless heartbreaker, is found dead, it seems the town is happy to turn a blind eye .

Tracy feels a sense of responsibility and pity towards the family of the deceased. But who killed them?

Should a person’s past determine if they’re given a fair trial in the court of public opinion?

Was his murder accidental or a calculated undertaking?

Christmas is the season of sharing and caring but did the deceased share a kiss that turned deadly?

With Christmas just around the corner…

And a murder investigation growing cold…

Will Tracy’s curiosity help to find the killer and possibly love, under the mistletoe?

If you want to enjoy a light-hearted read, with an amateur female sleuth and a gripping murder mystery with a touch of romance, then you’ll love Tracy Adams and all the friendly and not-so-friendly characters in Fern Grove.

No cliffhanger, swearing or graphic scenes!

Buy Mistletoe and Deadly Kisses to discover how events unfold in this cozy murder mystery.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle












Sparks and Landmarks: Paranormal Cozy Mystery (Mitzy Moon Mysteries Book 4) by [Silvertale, Trixie]A suspicious fire. A Valentine’s Day discovery. Will this psychic sleuth gamble—and lose?

Mitzy Moon’s clairvoyant abilities are growing, but she never predicted arson. After waking to a towering inferno and loading her mentor into an ambulance, she thought things couldn’t get worse. But when the sheriff links her father to the blaze, she’s forced to take the case.

Coming up empty on love and leads pushes Mitzy to unnecessary risks. Now her otherworldly helpers, a nosy Ghost-ma and a fiendish feline, are the only ones who can save her bacon. But with break-ins, Bingo, and big storms stalling out her investigation, she may not be able to keep her dad out of jail.

Can Mitzy dig up the right clues, or will she fall for a sinister plot that puts her six feet under?

Sparks and Landmarks is the fourth book in the hilarious paranormal cozy mystery series, Mitzy Moon Mysteries. If you like snarky heroines, supernatural intrigue, and a dash of romance, then you’ll love Trixie Silvertale’s twisty whodunits.

Buy Sparks and Landmarks to light the fuse on a mystery today!  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle: Paperback













Relic (A Folly Beach Mystery Book 17) by [Noel, Bill]On an early-morning walk through the nature preserve on the east end of Folly Beach on their way to photograph the iconic Morris Island Lighthouse, Chris Landrum and his friend Charles Fowler’s peaceful morning takes an abrupt turn. They encounter a woman who tells them she got separated from her husband during a storm, then claims they’d been relic hunting. Her husband can’t verify what he and his wife were doing. He’s dead—murdered.

With the horrific death on everyone’s mind, Theo Stoll, another of Chris’s friends learns his recently widowed daughter-in-law is moving to Folly saying she wants to be near her only living relative. But, what does the woman Theo has never met really want? A family connection or to con the wealthy retiree.

Lies, contradictions, stories of ghosts, pirates, Civil War relics, and buried treasure, combine with no shortage of murder suspects to challenge Chris and his friends to solve the crime that’s stumped the police. Not only solve it but solve it before more are killed.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback













Cruises Can Be Deadly (Sage Gardens Cozy Mystery Book 14) by [Bell, Cindy]Samantha, Jo, Eddy and Walt are finally taking a cruise they won at a murder mystery weekend. However, not all of them are excited to be going on the upcoming trip and would prefer to stay in their familiar surroundings at Sage Gardens. But with a little persuading the four retirees agree to go on the cruise and are expecting to escape the cool weather, and enjoy a vacation filled with sun, sea and relaxation.

But it’s not all smooth sailing when only some of the friends land up boarding the cruise ship and a passenger goes missing. Then things go from bad to dire when not only does the missing passenger turn up dead, but they are in the path of a ferocious storm and they are stuck on the ship with the murderer. They find themselves caught in a high-stakes murder mystery. Instead of enjoying a relaxing cruise, they must use their diverse experiences to find the murderer.

They head straight into tumultuous waters and find themselves in serious danger. Will the ‘Sage Garden Sleuths’ find the murderer before there are more victims, possibly themselves? Or will this be their final voyage?

Join the ‘Sage Gardens Sleuths’ for a page-turning, adrenaline-filled, fun cozy mystery by USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author Cindy Bell.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback













Killer at the Castle (A Cornish Witch Mystery Book 2) by [Berry, Stella]

Portmage castle holds many ghosts, but only one of them just died…

When Will Bailey returns to the village to collect his inheritance, less than a day passes before he’s murdered. But who’d want him dead?

Morgana Emrys had the misfortune to witness his fall from the ruins of the castle tower to the sea below, and she’s far from sure that he was alone up there. Her need to know the truth leads her into an investigation that she might only survive if she can grapple her returning powers into submission before they overwhelm her.

Finding a killer is her first priority, but the ghosts don’t want to rest in peace!  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle















Retriever Ransom (Pet Whisperer P.I. Book 10) by [Fitz, Molly, Bay, Blueberry]

A new year means a new mayor in the sleepy seaside town of Glendale. Unfortunately, not everyone’s happy about his election. In fact, someone’s so unhappy that they kidnap his beloved Golden Retriever and leave a ransom note claiming they’ll only return the dog when the man resigns his position.

Enter Angie and Octo-Cat with their first official paying case. Little does the mayor know that while they work to safely recover his ransomed retriever, they’ll also be investigating his past to figure out why someone would go so far to keep him out of office.

Can a talking cat find a missing dog? Will he even want to? Find out in the latest adventure of Pet Whisperer P.I.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle