New Releases For The Week Of May 24th, 2020–Part 4

Here is a list of some of the new releases for the week of May 24th, 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 fourth and final day of my list for this week. Hope you find some selections for your weekly reading. Enjoy and happy reading.

Starstruck Witch: A Paranormal Cozy Mystery (Carolina Witch Cozy Mystery Book 3) by [January Daphne]Lights, camera… MURDER!

Natalie’s mountain lodge gets the star-treatment when a Hollywood film crew decides to shoot her boyfriend’s horror movie on Wolf Mountain.

At first, Natalie is thrilled about positive publicity this will bring to the lodge, but things take a turn for the worse when the movie’s producer gets murdered—pushed off a cliff by his beloved wife! Though the murder was caught on film, Natalie learns that what you see is not necessarily what you get.

As Natalie unravels the mystery, she begins to suspect that the killer is a clever Shapeshifter who has an uncanny ability to impersonate the residents of Wolf Mountain—even Natalie’s closest companions. 

Starstruck Witch is a story of suspense, supernatural hijinx, mistaken identity, romance, and of course, laugh-out-loud humor. 

If you love small town settings, fast-talking familiars, fun-loving werewolves, handsome vampires, and sassy female amateur sleuths, you’ll love January Daphne’s third book in this supernatural cozy mystery series, Starstruck Witch: A Paranormal Cozy Mystery.

Order the third book in the Carolina Witch Cozy Mystery Series today!

And don’t miss out on the other stories in this Cozy Mystery series full of supernatural thrills and chills.

Carolina Witch (Book One of the Carolina Witch Cozy Mystery Series)

Snow Witch (Book Two of the Carolina Witch Cozy Mystery Series)

(And more to come!)  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Berried in Teaberry (A Teaberry Farm Bed & Breakfast Cozy Book 31) by [R. A. Wallace]

 

 

 

A Teaberry Farm Bed & Breakfast Cozy Book 31
When a long-hidden love is murdered, Megan helps to dig up the puzzle pieces to the mystery. This mild cozy mystery offers a clean read with a female amateur sleuth and friends in a small-town setting. Main characters in the series are multigenerational.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reaction Shot (Caught Dead in Wyoming, Book 9) by [Patricia McLinn]In the rough country of Wyoming, sometimes cattle rustlers still get a death sentence.
Official consumer advocate and unofficial Investigative reporter Elizabeth Margaret Danniher, her KWMT-TV colleague Mike Paycik, rancher Tom Burrell, and their supporting staff of idiosyncratic sleuths take on another mystery.
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Reaction Shot, Book 9 of the Caught Dead in Wyoming series, is a smart, surprising, fast-paced cozy mystery with humor. If you like quirky characters, hints of romance and twists you won’t see coming, then you’ll love USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn’s page-turner.
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Don’t miss any of Elizabeth Danniher’s Caught Dead in Wyoming adventures:
Sign Off
Left Hanging
Shoot First
Last Ditch
Look Live
Back Story
Cold Open
Hot Roll
Reaction Shot
Body Brace

“While the mystery itself is twisty-turny and thoroughly engaging, it’s the smart and witty writing that I loved the best.” – Diane Chamberlain, bestselling author
“Colorful characters, intriguing, intelligent mystery, plus the state of Wyoming leaping off every page.” — Emilie Richards, USA Today bestselling author

What readers are saying about the Caught Dead in Wyoming series:
“McLinn’s mysteries set in Wyoming are addictive. The writing is excellent, the twists and turns keep the brain engaged, and Elizabeth’s wry commentary keeps a smile on my face.”
“E.M.’s internal monologues are sharp, snappy and often hilarious.”
“A terrific series with a western flair. . . . Great characters that you would want as your friends. Smart, funny, but not perfect.”
“There’s a real love for wide-open spaces in McLinn’s writing, and it’s a pleasure to visit the world she so beautifully creates. Can’t wait for the next book(s)!”
“McLinn has created in E.M. a female protagonist who is flawed but likable, never silly or cartoonish, and definitely not made of cardboard.”

More cozy mystery from Patricia McLinn:
Secret Sleuth series

Death on the Diversion
Death on Torrid Avenue
Death on Beguiling Way
Death on Covert Circle
Shady Bridge

If you like Patricia’s mysteries, try her romantic suspense:
Proof of Innocence
Price of Innocence

Ride the River: Rodeo Knights (includes scenes in fictional Sherman, Wyoming, and cameos from Caught Dead in Wyoming characters)

About the Author
USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn spent more than 20 years as an editor at the Washington Post after stints as a sports writer (Rockford, Ill.) and assistant sports editor (Charlotte, N.C.). She received BA and MSJ degrees from Northwestern University.
McLinn is the author of more than 50 published novels, which are cited by readers and reviewers for wit and vivid characterization. Her books include mysteries, romantic suspense, contemporary romance, historical romance and women’s fiction. They have topped bestseller lists and won numerous regional and national awards.
She has spoken about writing from Melbourne, Australia, to Washington, D.C., including being a guest-speaker at the Smithsonian Institution.
Now living in Northern Kentucky, McLinn loves to hear from readers through her website, Facebook and Twitter.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Death by Auction (An Abby McCree Mystery Book 3) by [Alexis Morgan]Not only did Abby McCree inherit her aunt’s house in Snowberry Creek, Washington, she inherited a handsome tenant and a whole lot of trouble . . .

It’s hard to say no to Tripp Blackston. That’s how Abby found herself on yet another committee, organizing a bachelors’ auction to raise money for Tripp’s veterans group. The former Special Forces soldier is mortified when Abby enlists him to be one of the prizes, but she has a covert plan to bid on him herself. Before she can, she’s foiled by a sniper bid from a gorgeous stranger, who turns out to be Tripp’s ex-wife, Valerie.

Still reeling from the shock that Tripp was married and wondering what his ex is suddenly doing in town, Abby goes looking to pay the auction’s emcee, radio personality Bryce Cadigan. She finds him in the parking lot, dead in his car. Valerie appears to be the last one to have seen Bryce alive, so she’s the cops’ best bid for suspect. When she asks Tripp for help—and lodgings—it’s Abby’s turn to block by inviting Val to stay with her. But did she just open her home to a murderer?  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback, Audiobook

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Dreadful Meow-ment (MEOW FOR MURDER Book 2) by [Addison Moore, Bellamy Bloom]A highly inaccurate psychic. A grumpy writer. And a corpse. Welcome to Starry Falls. Running from the mob can be murder.

Confession. I’m no psychic. But I can sort of see the future—albeit not accurately. And you better believe, I’ve never let that little detail stop me from prognosticating my way into a pickle. So when I ticked off the mob, the feds, and my wily ex, I decided to take my Uncle Vinny’s advice and start over with a new name and new hair color while relying on my old shtick—getting my psychic wires crossed and putting myself in danger.

It’s turning out to be a long, hot, summer. But when Shep takes me to his high school reunion, as his date, things heat up more than ever. Suffice it to say, his old female classmates aren’t too thrilled to see he’s taken. And even though Shep is insistent on keeping up our couples ruse, one of his rusty, dusty, old girlfriend’s isn’t buying it. And when one of his good friends ends up biting the big one, all suspicion is cast upon the interloper among them. That would be me.

Living in Starry Falls is proving to be deadly.


A laugh out loud cozy mystery by New York Times Bestseller Addison Moore and her partner in cozy crime, USA TODAY Bestseller Bellamy Bloom.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomes and Terriers (A Magic Library Mystery Book 1) by [Hillary Avis]Remembrance, Oregon, has a secret. Actually, it has everybody’s secrets. In a hidden library on Rosemary Street, the memories of all the town’s citizens are recorded on the pages of magical books.

Every happiness. Every lie. Every crime.

Allison Rye’s husband lost his memory overnight. They went to bed married and woke up strangers—twenty-five years of marriage gone, poof. He can’t remember her name, let alone the home they’ve shared for decades.

Forced to sell the family bakery to pay for his care, Allison is left broke, unemployed, with no hope of recovering her old life. What choice does she have but to move in with her daughter in Portland?

But when a resident at her husband’s care facility is murdered—and a sweet old lady is blamed—Allison finds herself drawn into the investigation. She knows something that police don’t…something she can’t reveal without becoming a murder suspect herself.

With her intrepid foster dog, a Yorkshire terrier named Pogo, Allison sets out to prove that more than one person in Remembrance had it out for the victim. Too bad she only has a few days to dig up the evidence before she has to leave town.

Hope comes in the form of a friend who offers Allison a place to live for free, with just one little catch. Allison must become the sworn guardian of library of memories.

Reading the memory books is the perfect way for Allison to learn who committed murder at Golden Gardens Memory Care. But as she uncovers the true story of what happened that night, she learns other truths that make her question everything she knows about her own life.

First in the Magic Library series, Tomes & Terriers is a bittersweet magical realism mystery that will change the way you think about memory and magic, fidelity and friendship.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cast Iron Stake Through the Heart (The Cast Iron Skillet Mystery Series Book 4) by [Jodi Rath, Rebecca Grubb, Karen Phillips]

 

On again, off again, ON AGAIN–Jolie Tucker and Mick Meiser are giving their relationship another try. Things seem to be working out for them so far, and love is on the menu all over Leavensport! An unexpected pregnancy with a surprising partner, a therapist pairs off with the chief of police, and the mayor of Leavensport falls for Jolie’s Aunt Fern!

Although Leavensport is serving up affairs of the heart, there are a lot of mysterious activities lurking in the air. The townspeople awake to find freshly dug empty holes throughout the fields that were recently up for sale under suspicious circumstances. Jolie and Ava believe they are taking a break from solving murders when they start teaching an online cooking course–until they witness one of their students take a stake through the heart!

Welcome to Leavensport, OH, where DEATH takes a DELICIOUS turn!  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foreclosure Fatality: A Lily Sprayberry Realtor Cozy Mystery (The Lily Sprayberry Realtor Cozy Mystery Series Book 7) by [Carolyn Ridder Aspenson]I’d sell more homes if the dead bodies didn’t get in the way.

I made a promise, multiple times, actually, to my husband, the Bramblett County Sheriff. I promised I wouldn’t put my life at risk doing his job. But…

When I find my potential client’s son standing over her dead body, all bets are off. I just can’t let it go, no matter how hard I try.

Truth be told, I’d put myself up against a murderer any day if it kept me from taking sides between Henrietta and Bonnie, besties currently on the outs. Risking my life is one thing, but getting between those two is something no person in their right mind should do.

Who am I kidding? I can’t stop myself from trying to help them too. I just hope I come out of this alive.

If you like charming Southern cozy mysteries, you’ll love the Lily Sprayberry series.

Pick up your copy of Foreclosure Fatality today!  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What You Don't See (The Chicago Mysteries Book 3) by [Tracy Clark]A Chicago PI teams up with her former partner to protect a celebrity from a deadly stalker in this installment of the “engrossing and superbly written” mystery series (Lisa Black, New York Times–bestselling author on Broken Places).
 
Vonda Allen’s vanity magazine has taken the Windy City by storm, and now she’s on her way to building a one-woman media empire. Everybody adores her—except the people who work for her. But who’s sending her flowers with death threats?
 
As Vonda’s bodyguard, off-duty cop Ben Mickerson could use some backup—and no one fits the bill better than his ex-partner, Cass Raines. But when two of Vonda’s staff turn up dead, Ben and Cass are suddenly locked in battle with an unknown assailant. And when Ben is attacked in the media chaos of a public appearance, Cass is left to find out what secrets Vonda is keeping, who might want her dead, and how she can bring Ben’s attacker to justice.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Hardcover, Audiobook

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No Filter (Barks & Beans Cafe Cozy Mystery Book 1) by [Heather Day Gilbert]BOOK ONE in the ALL-NEW BARKS & BEANS CAFE cozy mystery series!!

Welcome to the Barks & Beans Cafe, a quaint place where folks pet shelter dogs while enjoying a cup of java…and where murder sometimes pays a visit.

Fed up with her go-nowhere job, newly single Macy Hatfield moves back to her small hometown in West Virginia. She joins forces with her brother Bo in his crazy new venture—the Barks & Beans Cafe, which caters to dog lovers and coffee drinkers alike.

When a golf instructor is murdered at the nearby spiritual center, Macy winds up adopting his Great Dane. Just after Macy finds a mysterious message sewn under the dog’s collar, her Dane is dognapped. She launches into a relentless search for her newfound canine friend, but along the way, she digs up a cruel and confident killer.

Join siblings Macy and Bo Hatfield as they sniff out crimes in their hometown…with plenty of dogs along for the ride! The Barks & Beans Cafe cozy mystery series features a small town, an amateur sleuth, and no swearing or graphic scenes.

The Barks & Beans Cafe cozy mystery series in order:
Book 1: No Filter
Book 2: Iced Over  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Rift in Space and Crime (Multiverse Investigations Mysteries Book 2) by [RE McLean]

 

A multiverse investigator is missing – can Alex find him?

Alex has returned in one piece from her first multiverse investigation. She’s caught the criminal, kept the crime from happening twice and made it back for closing time.

But there’s one problem. Mike Long, her new partner, is missing.

Can Alex find Mike in an unexplored universe, keep the mysterious rifts in spacetime from turning San Francisco into a puddle of goo, and live down the embarrassment of kissing Sarita after their last jump?  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Spells Doom (Private Eye Witch Cozy Mystery Book 6) by [Stacey Alabaster]A new detective agency in town could spell doom for Ruby.


A paranormal cozy mystery from USA Today Bestselling Author Stacey Alabaster

Ruby has finally started to find her place in Swift Valley, but then a new detective agency comes to town. When all her clients dry up, things take a turn for the worse. When one of the new detectives turns up dead, Ruby is thrown in the middle of another murder mystery. Will this spell doom for Ruby or can she find another killer with just a touch of magic?

This Spells Doom is part of the Private Eye Witch Cozy Mystery series. If you like fun paranormal mysteries, you will love Ruby Swift and her magical adventures.

Get This Spells Doom and start solving your next supernatural mystery today!

Always FREE on Kindle Unlimited  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Southern Sass and a Crispy Corpse (A Marygene Brown Mystery Book 2) by [Kate Young]On Georgia’s picturesque Peach Cove Island, a killer is serving up a two-for-one special . . .
 
After their mama’s passing, Marygene Brown returned to Peach Cove Island to help her sister Jena Lynn run the family diner, renowned for its homemade peach desserts. But Mama is never too far away—her sassy spirit haunts the island, and more specifically Marygene. Lately Mama has been warning her that the dead will seek her out to solve their murders, an idea Marygene is far from peachy keen on.
 
But that prophecy appears to be coming true when she goes skinny-dipping off the island and swims right into a woman’s charred corpse floating in the waves. And when Marygene and her brother Sam come upon a second burned body in a wine cellar at an event they’re catering, it appears they have a double homicide on their hands. It soon turns out the victims have more in common than their charred remains, and Marygene will need to double down to find a killer who has no aversion to playing with fire. Good thing Mama has her back . . .
 
Includes Seven Recipes from Marygene’s Kitchen!
 
Visit us at http://www.kensingtonbooks.com  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle. Paperback, Audiobook

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Girl with the Kitten Tattoo (A Cat Lady Mystery Book 5) by [Linda Reilly]

The fur is going to fly . . .
 
Wedding bells will soon be ringing in Whisker Jog, New Hampshire. But instead of church bells, they may be tinkling above the door of Bowker’s Coffee Stop. Lara Caphart’s best friend Sherry and her fiancé David want to tie the knot where they met—in her family’s coffee shop. Lara is overjoyed for her friend, but as she feeds and grooms the kitties at the High Cliff Shelter for Cats in her aunt Fran’s Folk Victorian, she can’t help but wonder when her own beau, lawyer Gideon Halley, will stop hinting and make their union legal.
 
It doesn’t help that Gideon’s old flame, Megan Haskell, just showed up with a tearful yarn about being fired that smells fishier than a can of tuna. But Blue, the Ragdoll cat who only Lara can see, appears to be on Megan’s side. Should she ignore her green-eyed monster of jealousy in favor of her blue-eyed spirit cat? When Megan’s ex-boss is found dead, Lara has to retract her claws long enough to follow Blue’s uncanny clues and clear her rival of a murder charge . . .
 
[For POD Only:
Don’t Miss the Other Cat Lady Mysteries!
Show cover: ESCAPE CLAWS / CLAWS OF DEATH / CLAWS FOR CELEBRATION / CLAWS OF ACTION]

 
Praise for Linda Reilly’s Mysteries
 
“I was kept guessing until the final chapter. . . . A perfect cozy mystery.”
—Susan Furlong, author of the Georgia Peach Mysteries, on Escape Claws
 
“Engaging characters, the psychic cat Blue, and the extraordinary healing power of cats are a winning combination for this enjoyable, heart-warming novel.” —Kings River Life Magazine on Claws of Death
 
“I thoroughly enjoyed this puzzler of a mystery. Reilly cooks up a perfect recipe of murder and mayhem in this charming cozy.”
—Jenn McKinlay, New York Times bestselling author of the Hat Shop Mysteries, on
Fillet of Murder
 
“Smart, sassy, and a little bit scary. Everything a good cozy should be!” —Laura Childs, New York Times bestselling author of the Tea Shop Mysteries, on Fillet of Murder
 
Visit us at http://www.kensingtonbooks.com  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback

 

 

 

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