New Releases For The Week Of September 25, 2022–Part 4

The residents of Baker’s Rise are on tour in this seventh story in the popular mystery series. Of course, the book is jam packed with the usual cosy humour and unexpected happenings which make these stories so popular!

A honeymoon in Yorkshire was just what Flora needed – it’s a shame that nothing regarding the trip has gone to plan. If three’s a crowd, then what’s four?

With a feathery stowaway, an unexpected heatwave and a mix-up with rooms, it’s fair to say that the holiday doesn’t start well!

Flora tries to make the best of it, but when a lifeless body turns up after the hotel’s baking class, it’s not only romance that’s dead!

There’s seemingly no love in the air on this visit to Lillymouth – instead, the foul stench of death and false accusations. Can Flora and her friends uncover the real murderer or will only three be returning to Baker’s Rise?

Packed with twists and turns, colourful characters and a surprise arrival or two, this new mystery will certainly leave you hungry for more!

Contains a tasty parkin recipe!

Note from the author: Since the same quirky cast of characters feature in each installment of the Baker’s Rise Mysteries, the books are best enjoyed when read in order! (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle, Paperback

A pretty mask hides a wealth of sins …

When her perennial screw up brother is accused of murdering a local podcaster during a Halloween party, former sheriff’s deputy Holly Daye plunges into the investigation and uncovers a decades old secret along with a killer who will do anything to keep the past buried, including putting Holly six feet under.

Come on down to Sanctuary Bay, South Carolina a small Lowcountry town full of quirky Southerners running amok, an English Bulldog that sniffs out a heap of trouble, and a snarky heroine that tries to keep the crazy confined to the boundaries of Noble County. (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle, Paperback

Antique clocks, new loved ones, and ancient secrets…

On Valentine’s Day, Winifred Page-Lopez escapes the gossip and town drama to retreat into the mystery room of the Cozy Corgi Bookshop and Bakery, with a crackling fire, a favorite romance, and her corgi, Watson—one-part love, one-part curmudgeon—snuggled beside her.

But how can Fred ignore past hurts and betrayals when the players from her old life are setting up shop in Estes Park, turning Elkhorn Avenue into a chessboard? Plenty of dirty chais and Katie’s scrumptious pop tarts, along with Leo’s love and Watson’s snores, bring some comfort.

The pink-and-red heart decorations are barely down in the Cozy Corgi, when a local socialite’s murder pulls Fred from her hibernation. The clock is running, and a trail of clues and misdirection reveal secrets new and old. To solve this murder, Fred must outwit an enemy and uncover a new betrayal. What she learns along the way could shake her world, or steady it.

Secrets don’t age, and the past—with all its joys, sorrows, guilt, and grudges—can be crushing in its truths… or freeing.

(This culinary cozy mystery includes a recipe for romantic strawberry pop tarts.) (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle

A disabled vampire who runs a pet boutique? Impossible. Unless, of course, everything you’ve been told about vampires is a lie…

You’d think Arteria Falls, Colorado would be riddled with dead bodies considering its vampire population, but Josie and her fellow vampires live peacefully in their little hidden town. Josie is just an average resident running a pet boutique while managing her disability until her best customer is murdered…in her friend’s bakery.

Stunned to hear that the kindhearted baker is now the prime suspect in the murder, Josie must resurrect the investigation skills she acquired while working for her grandfather’s P.I. business to help clear her friend’s name. But as she unravels the web of lies and secrets woven around the victim, it becomes clear a killer more devious than Dracula himself is on the loose. Josie fears her pained joints might give up before she can stop them.

With more suspects on the list than Josie has working joints, can Arteria Falls’ only P.I. catch the killer before they claim another victim?

If you like cozy towns, vivacious vampires, and charming canine companions, then you’ll love Elle Wren Burke’s fangtastic mystery.

Sharpen your fangs and buy A Fang to Remember today! (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle

Death On the Cliffs

Pelican Cove is preparing for the fall festival. A British Lord is in residence at Cliffside, the abandoned mansion by the bluffs. Jenny is hired to cater a party for the august company. When one of them is found dead below the cliffs on a stormy morning, the police dismiss it as an accident. But Jenny is not convinced.

Can the faithful old butler help her unmask the killer?

Meanwhile, efforts are underway to raise money for the Equine Rescue Center. The town stalwarts are at war and Heather might be in love again. Molly’s life takes a difficult turn.

Join Jenny and the Magnolias as they solve yet another baffling death in the small beach town of Pelican Cove.

If you like clean cozy mysteries featuring strong heroines, small town life, yummy food and twists and turns that keep you guessing till the end, you will love Biscuits and Butlers. (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle

Amelia and Alder’s baby has finally arrived. Alder’s former family friends come to town to see the baby at the same time Camino releases a set of dinosaur onesies.
Sure enough, somebody is murdered. The culprit does not stick out like a saur thumb. Add that to sleeplessness, and Amelia is soon a nervous rex.
With all the distractions, can Amelia and friends solve the murder? You can bet Jurassican!

Baby Spells Trouble is Book 16 in The Kitchen Witch series from USA Today Bestselling author, Morgana Best (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle

Grab some pumpkin spice and your favorite cozy sweater. Coldlake Creek’s annual Harvest Festival means corn maze races, carnival rides, and murder!

During Coldlake Creek’s annual Harvest Festival, amateur sleuth Elsie Cromwell and many of the small town’s residents are nearly injured or worse when a carnival ride goes rogue, spinning out of control. But, with no carnival worker at the helm of the ride, quick thinking by Sheriff Bennie Campbell saves everyone when he pulls the emergency stop handle, bringing the ride to a slow but ultimately safe stop.

Curious about why the carnival worker had abandoned his post, Bennie and Elsie discover the answer quickly: he’s dead behind the Fresh Cut Fries stand with a knife in his back. And the mystery doesn’t stop there. Elsie soon stumbles upon a second body in the nearby cornfield!

Two victims, no suspects, and a carnival crew that will soon leave town unless someone finds evidence to keep them around, Elsie dives right into trying to solve the crimes. With a return by the cranky Detective Mickey Cross and Elsie’s spunky Persian cat, Ella, this will be the most challenging mystery to solve, to date, for Elsie and her crew, Oliver Hoyt and Governor Jack Ellis. (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle

Rachel Prince can’t escape murder. Even in exotic India…

When an ambitious group of pharmaceutical researchers board the Coral Queen and one of them dies, Rachel Prince has another murder on her hands…

Rachel’s has a lot on her mind when she joins the luxurious Coral Queen for the Indian leg of its world voyage. She’s delighted to meet up with newlyweds, Sarah and Jason who have rejoined the ship to work, but something is troubling the two of them.

In Mumbai, Rachel meets a few of the world’s leading young researchers before they begin the cruise. The stakes are high. One of the researchers will leave with a lucrative promotion. A promotion someone might kill for…

With the CEO and PR advisor from Rejuvenescence Pharma watching the team’s every move, they are tasked with repairing a dysfunctional team, whilst showing enough fortitude to get the sought after position.

The ambitious young researchers have to demonstrate people-skills. Something they struggle with, and leadership, which they all think they have, during the exotic voyage.

With each one vying to be the next research director and impress the CEO, or more importantly her PR advisor, they lock horns. But is one of them desperate enough for the job to commit murder? That’s what Rachel needs to find out while dealing with her own issues. If there’s a murderer among them, the candidate shortlist might get shorter…
Can Rachel unmask the killer before someone else’s anchor drops forever? Get this title today to find out. (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle


Holly Day, aka Twitch the Witch, has a target on her back.

When Cody Pendant, a black market occult dealer, is murdered, no-one is surprised. Cody was a fraud and a conman who had ripped off almost everyone he’d ever done business with. When her address is found on his body, Holly is convinced the killer is closing in. On her.

Deciding life is better if you’re living, she makes plans. Big plans. Plans such as renovating her house. Baking bread. And exploring exactly why her heart skips more than a beat whenever the sexiest lawman she’s ever seen is near.

But first she needs to figure out if Cody’s killer is the same supernatural assassin out to get her. Easy, right? (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle

Could Lou be falling right into the killer’s trap?

Louisa’s first fall in Button is everything she hoped it would be: corn mazes, pumpkin patches, quirky town traditions, and beautiful foliage. The only unexpected thing: a dead body found in a pile of colorful leaves.

When Lou starts getting cryptic text messages about the murder, she’s wary, to say the least. Are the clues from the murderer baiting her into a trap? Or are they from someone who truly wants to help? When Lou is targeted as a suspect in the case, she may not have a choice but to listen. The mystery texter might be the only one who can help prove her innocence.

Dear reader, if you love rescue cats, goats who wear pajamas, and a cozy bookstore, you’re going to love this new series by Eryn Scott. Hold on to your hats. The town of Button is as cute as they come, but that doesn’t mean it’s free of murder. These books are clean with no foul language or gore. Each book and mystery stands alone. Curl up under a cozy blanket, cuddle with a cat (or two), and come join Lou as she solves mysteries in the town of Button. (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle

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