New Releases For The Week Of November 6th, 2022–Part 3

A CRAFTY KILLER’S BLAME GAME

Refereeing homeowner association spats over acceptable mulch color was never part of Kylee Kane’s post-Coast Guard retirement plans. The irate combatants are trying the security consultant’s patience when gunfire erupts and a SWAT team swarms in. How did they arrive before any possible report of an active shooter?

Two days later, Kylee discovers a ghost boat. Not a soul onboard. Among the missing—presidents of HOAs managed by her employer. Are the incidents linked?

As Kylee chips away at shift-the-blame deceptions, the ruthless killer expands his hit list to include not only Kylee but everyone she loves. Will it be Kylee’s last Thanksgiving? (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle.Paperback

A body has been found in a time capsule…

After a busy summer apart, the cold autumn nights and the wedding of Johnny and Leah bring Julia and her old school friends back together. But things soon take a turn when the body of one of their former teachers is found buried in a time capsule. While revisiting memories from her youth, can Julia bring closure to a three-decades old cold case?

A FUN British village cosy/cozy mystery packed with HEART, HUMOUR, FAMILY DRAMA, and plenty of TWISTS and TURNS! The 25th book in the BESTSELLING Peridale Cafe Cozy Mystery Series. Standalone but will be enjoyed more as part of the series. A cat loving and cafe-owning amateur female sleuth set in a small village setting with quirky characters. No cliffhanger, swearing, gore or graphic scenes. (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle

Now that Detective Quentin Perry and his family have left Bennett Falls, Joanna Coffee thinks she can leave her past behind her and start fresh with her new husband, Camden Turner.

But the flower shop next to Cup of Jo has a new owner, and she winds up dead on her first day of work. While the victim just moved to town, she had plenty of enemies. So many that the new police detective doesn’t believe Jo didn’t hear or see something that will help him solve this case.

Once again, Jo will have to don her detective’s hat if she doesn’t want to wind up a suspect in the eyes of the Bennett Falls Police Department.

Fans of Joanne Fluke will enjoy this culinary cozy mystery series.

Scroll up and one-click to start reading today! (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle, Hardcover, Paperback

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Someone’s got green fingers – and a taste for murder…

Sally and Molly Trudles’ latest gardening scheme takes an unexpected twist when they become unwitting accomplices to murder.
The unpopular councillor, Craig Welby, dies suddenly at the latest heated meeting the twins attend – and it looks like he’s been poisoned by the unusual offering of cakes..
Everyone at the meeting has a reason for killing Craig Welby but can the killer really be who the twins suspect?
And Dora Timms has a narrow escape but her modified mobility scooter isn’t quite so lucky…


Join the Trudle twins in this fun Kindle short read in their latest adventure.

If you love the Tara Trott series, you’ll love this spin-off cozy mystery series starring the Trudle twins. (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle

Pampered pooches and delightful dogs are all showing their best at the world-famous Woofs Dog Show until the judge, Una Freeman, is murdered.

Was it a rival? After all, Una made a controversial choice for Best in Show. More than one competitor was left stunned and angry. Could this have pushed them to commit such a crime?

Or did Una’s past come back to haunt her?

Lola Ramsay and French Bulldog Sassy must sniff out the clues and find the culprit. Mystery is in Lola’s blood but her Frenchie Sassy is struggling to snuffle out the clues. There are so many people that she is getting distracted. After all, so many socks, so many treats, and so many cuddles, what is a poor Frenchie to do?

*****This book contains, no swearing or nasty scenes!*****

A fun, international cozy mystery with an amateur female sleuth set near the wonderful historic city of Lincoln and filled with super tasty recipes. (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle, Paperback

Ghosts, Love, Suspense, and Dead Bodies

The Ghostly Art of Flowers Mystery: A Sycamore Grove Paranormal Cozy Mystery

When Eden receives a message from Shane, her detective boyfriend, she knows she has to reschedule her trip to Pine Ridge for another day. He’s working on a new case.

“Nothing too intense, I hope.” Olivia sighs. “After the whole coin craziness, I’m ready for Sycamore Grove to get back to normal.”

I smirk slightly. I would love to see a “normal” Sycamore Grove. Since moving here, I now see and talk to ghosts, plus I’ve helped solve a murder and barely escaped an abduction. Normal would be fantastic” …

But then the bad news started to arrive…someone found a body at the art gallery.

An uneasy feeling that things are not coming back to normal in Sycamore Grove dawned on her.

Will there be a new ghost waiting for her next door?

Miranda Rose Barker delivers a fascinating story packed with suspense, humor, and sizzling romance in an addictive novel that will keep you reading until the very end.

Click the “add to cart” button and get your copy! (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle

Addison Harper is abruptly summoned to Milverton at the behest of an abrasive lawyer. He plans to be in and out, back to the city lickety-split. Instead, he finds himself chard by the small town with its delightful and eccentric residents, not to mention the rather easy-on-the-eye Sergeant Jake Murphy.

Despite the rocky start, Addison admits he’s had a pleasant day out. That is, until returning to find the prickly old lawyer on the floor, and very much dead. Worse, it looks like murder, and Addison’s fingerprints are all over the crime scene.

Murder on Milverton Square is the first in a wonderful new cosy mystery series set in an enchanting small town nestled amongst stunning New Zealand scenery. The Milverton Mysteries features a chaotic cast of local busybodies, delicious baked treats, a demanding and disdainful ginger cat, a very slow-burn romance with a rather appealing policeman, and of course, murder… (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle

A hushed-up murder sends Emmeline St. Germaine on a quest for justice . . .

Having chosen to go to a women’s institution rather than live under her brother’s oppressive thumb, Emmeline is second-guessing her decision. Her ulterior motive was to learn under what circumstances her sister died there six years ago, but the conditions are dismal, the treatment is harsh, and the women are restricted on all sides. When one of the women is murdered, Emmeline resolves to solve the crime despite the powerful owner’s hostile insistence that the death was a suicide.

As she uncovers what little evidence there is to be found, Emmeline’s investigation is thwarted at every turn by the increasingly severe restrictions on her movement—until she discovers that the mistreated help belowstairs are more than willing to reveal the institute’s grim secrets. Determined to honor the victim’s memory and follow the trail to the murderer wherever it goes, Emmeline will have to face down thuggish guards and abusive staff, fearful all the while of the price she’ll pay to bring a killer to justice . . .

Praise for A Gentlewoman’s Guide to Murder:

“[An] outstanding series launch. . . . Hamilton expertly balances the page-turning detection with the story of a hypocritical society where women, whether they are scullery maids or orphans, rarely get to make their own decisions.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Hamilton’s novel will appeal to fans of Anne Perry’s Charlotte and Pitt mysteries.” —Booklist

“A simply riveting and compulsive page-turner of a read from cover to cover. A deftly scripted mystery with more twists and turns than a Coney Island roller coaster.” —Midwest Book Review

About the Author:

Victoria Hamilton is the pseudonym of nationally bestselling romance author Donna Lea Simpson. Victoria is the bestselling author of four mystery series, the Lady Anne Addison Mysteries, the Vintage Kitchen Mysteries, the Merry Muffin Mysteries, and A Gentlewoman’s Guide to Murder. Visit her website at victoriahamiltonmysteries.com. (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle, Paperback