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ANIMAL COZIES

Animal Cozies

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The Ghostly Grounds: Murder and Breakfast

Book 1 of the A Canine Casper Cozy Mystery series. A dog groomer moves to Maine, where her great aunt has left her a dog, a haunted house, and a mystery to solve.

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Diner Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

Book 1 in Diner Short Story Mysteries features Willow, who likes her quiet routine as a book editor until a theft at the diner she frequents begins a series of mysteries in her life.

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Poodle Versus The Assassin

The mayor has been killed, and 50-something newspaper publisher Zora Flynn might be next. But Rocco, her pampered prince of a poodle just might sniff out a killer before Zora becomes the next victim. This is part of the Cottage Country Cozy Mystery series.

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The Witching Place: A Fatal Folio

Book 1 in A Curious Bookstore Cozy Mystery series. Alexis Blair, newly single and recently fired from her book publishing job decides to pursue her dream of opening a bookstore. But first she takes a job as an occult bookshop in an eccentric town full of mysteries. 

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Sniffing out a Crime

Book 1 in An Art Detective Dog Lover's Short Story Book series, in which an art detective solves crimes along with her trusty new pet dog, Duke.

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Murder & Mayhem

Alexis Danford’s world is shattered when she loses her parents and her job. Rather than finding solace in her hometown, Alexis finds secrets and murder. Now she finds herself attracted to a murder suspect and a suspect herself as accusations fly through the town of Cryptic Cove. This is part of the Cryptic Cove Cozy Mystery series.

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The Deadly Art Affair

In the middle of a decorating job at a celebrity’s mansion, Daisy’s employer is found murdered in his studio. Now there’s a house full of suspects and too many motives to count. With her best friend, grandma and her West Highland terrier, Shamus, by her side, can Daisy crack the case?

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The Lucky Cat

In Book  of A Salem Massachusetts Mini Mystery, Kathy Taylor quits after eight years of being a police officer to become a private investigator. In a city full of Wiccans and psychics, she has some interesting cases, starting with a case involving a black cat.

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Baking & Culinary Cozies

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Diane Ascroft, Ellen Jacobson, Tamara Woods, Sarah Biglow, Aubrey Elle, Beate Boeker, Adriana Licio, Vikki Walton, Angela K. Ryan

Mystery Follows Her

Get 9 light-hearted cozy mystery short stories in this collection by several acclaimed cozy mystery authors.

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Lindsey Cole

Blue Buried Muffins

After her boyfriend gets into a mess, a frightened Annie Fisher drives back to her hometown of Catfish Cove, NH. But instead of a safe life working in her aunt’s cafe, she finds her boyfriend dead and a whole lot of suspects around her. Following her boyfriend’s last warning not to trust anyone, she has no choice but to investigate in book 1 of the Black Cat Cafe Cozy Mystery series.

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Celia Kinsey

Fit to be French Fried

When an unlikable customer collapses after visiting Felicia’s food truck, Felicia is convinced that it’s no simple medical emergency. Is there a murderer on the loose? This is part of Felicia's Food Truck One Hour Cozies.

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Fiona Grace

Aged for Murder

In book 1 of A Tuscan Vineyard Cozy Mystery,  Olivia Glass is disillusioned by the advertising industry, and has just found out her boyfriend has been cheating on her. She’s off to live her dream life in Tuscany with her own vineyard, only to find that trouble can be found even in the coziest town– in the form of murder.

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Stacey Alabaster

A Pie to Die For: A Bakery Detective Cozy Mystery

Rachael will do anything to protect her bakery from the evil Bakermatic Baked Goods Company, but the police seem to think that includes murdering a food critic. With her best friend, Pippa, Rachael sets out to save her bakery, but it could ultimately cost her, and her best friend, everything. This is part of the Bakery Detectives Cozy Mystery series.

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Lindsey Cole

Gun Powder Chowder

Hannah Holiday is new to Hooks Harbor, Maine, where she has inherited a café and cottages she plans to turn into a modern business. But when a body turns up in the most unexpected of places, she becomes a murder suspect! Now she must decide who to trust and somehow solve a murder before it’s too late for her new dream life to begin. This is part of the Hooked and Cooked Cozy Mystery series.

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Patti Larsen

Bed and Breakfast Murder

A girl, a pug and murder. When ownership of Fiona Fleming's inherited bed and breakfast comes into question, she's the prime suspect in the murder of the shady developer who claims Petunia's belongs to him. Can she solve the crime before the handsome sheriff puts her behind bars?

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Fiona Grace

Beachfront Bakery

In Book 1 of A Beachfront Bakery Cozy Mystery seriesAllison Sweet quits her job as a Sous Chef in L.A. to open her own bakery in Venice.  But it's not all a dream-come-true with a rival bakery nearby and a customer turning up dead in her shop.

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Sherri Bryan

Tapas, Carrot Cake, and a Corpse

No one expects a murder in the neighborly town of St Eves, which is why when a stranger is murdered the townsfolk go on the hunt for the killer. Inquisitive café owner Charlotte Denver, desperate for a return to normalcy, is determined to do whatever she can to see the killer behind bars - but might unveil shocking town secrets in the process. 

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Steph Gennaro

The Daydreamer Detective

After five years in Tokyo, Mei Yamagawa has nothing to show for it. Things only get worse when she returns to her rural Japanese hometown to find her best friend accused of murdering her own father.To clear her friend of the crime and find the real killer, Mei’s going to need every last ounce of her imagination… and just a pinch of luck.

The Daydreamer Detective is the savory starter to the Miso Cozy series of cozy mystery novels.

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Grace Lemon

Maple Syrup Murder

Book 1 in an Oh Fudge! Cozy Mystery series. Ida Noe's best friend is in trouble when a businessman is found smothered in a local sugar bush on Cider Island in the middle of maple syrup season.

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Fiona Grace

Murder in the Manor

Book 1 in A Lacey Doyle Cozy Mystery series begins when Lacey decides to settle into the English seaside town of Wilfordshire after a divorce. Her heartbreak may finally be behind her. She's living her dream of owning an antique shop - until a customer is murdered.

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BAKING COZIES
CLASSIC COZIES

Classic Cozies

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Agatha Christie's Books

Project Gutenberg

Four of Agatha Christie's public domain books are currently offered by Project Gutenberg.

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Arthur Conan Doyle's Works

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Several of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's works are in the public domain and offered on Project Gutenberg's site, including Sherlock Holmes' stories.

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GENERAL FICTION COZIES

General Fiction Cozies

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Out of Options

Out of Options is a prequel novella to the Century Cottage Cozy Mysteries series. A dry district, a shocking secret, a missing person. When Lois Stone’s friend, Beth Darrow, arranges to meet her to reveal an astonishing discovery then disappears Lois becomes worried. What has happened to her friend?

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Killing at the Carnival

Killing at the Carnival

In Book 1 of the Cassie Pengear Mysteries, Cassandra Pengear's trip to the carnival takes a deadly turn. Join Cassie as she helps Scotland Yard detectives solve mysteries in a steampunk version of Victorian London.

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Patti Larsen

The After Hours Deception

Petal Morgan didn't plan to end up broke and living in her parent's garage apartment at 30. When an old friend offers her an unusual job opportunity, Petal discovers not only does she have a knack for pretending she's someone she's not, she's pretty good at solving murders, too. This is part of the Masquerade Inc. Cozy Mystery series.

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Raina Sun

Anne R. Tan

Raining Men and Corpses

Raina Sun is a grad student trying to keep her head above water as the bills roll in, but her college adviser cons her out of several months of rent. Her quest to get her money back sets into motion a streak of bad luck. There is no place for an amateur when it comes to murder. A cozy mystery with a dash of humor, quirky characters, and Chinese-American culture in the Raina Sun Mystery series.

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Braylee Parkinson

Who She Was

In Book 1 of the Sylvia Wilcox Mysteries, a grieving husband goes to Sylvia's detective agency on Christmas Eve looking for clues about his wife's mysterious death. 

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Diane Vallere

Designer Dirty Laundry

When trend specialist Samantha Kidd finds her boss dead in the elevator and winds up on the suspect list, her life is turned upside down. This is part of the Killer Fashion mystery series.

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HOBBY COZIES

Hobby Cozies

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Pains and Penalties

When Kalina Greystone returns home to Ellesworth, MA to take over the family's comic book shop, she doesn’t expect a murder at the annual Solstice Fair to push her into sleuthing, much to the chagrin of her former high school sweetheart, Detective Christian Harper. This is part of the Geeks and Things Cozy Mystery series.

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The Art and Craft of Murder

Cozy Cat Parker

Book 1 in the Whistler's Cove Cozy Mystery series takes place in a community of artists and crafters, where a murder occurs in Misty Williams' teahouse. Her hopes and dreams are crushed when the man she loves is accused of the murder. She and her trusty cat, Mabel, must track down the real killer to save her business and her romance. 

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State of the Art Heist

Maisie Dean

In book 1 of the Kacey Chance Cozy Mystery series, aspiring actress Kacey Chance takes a job at a detective agency run by three handsome, single brothers and their sassy grandmother. She soon finds herself involved in an art theft case that might just propel her into the role of a lifetime - as a sleuth.

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Be Still My Beading Heart

Janice Peacock

When glass artist Jax O'Connell's red VW bug goes missing on Valentine’s Day, she takes matters into her own hands. But after coming across Ryan, a handsome cop, and Zachary, a sexy detective, she realizes she’s been missing a love life, too. Can she salvage her love life and find her car before the day is over?

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Arson at the Art Gallery

Widow Addison Lake moves to the coastal town of Getaway Bay, hoping to turn a beach house into a B&B. Her plans are derailed after her cousin’s art gallery catches fire – and a body is found in the ashes. Can Addison clear her cousin’s name and catch the real culprit?

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Arson at the Art Gallery

Nicolette Pierce

Nadia Wolf Book 1 follows Nadia through the world of professional poker playing, which goes askew when a player is found murdered.

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HOLIDAY COZIES

Holiday Cozies

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Lola Cruz Christmas Mystery

Melissa Bourbon

Part of the Lola Cruz Mystery series, this short story takes place before Living la Vida Lola.

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Pamela Kenney

Mile High Murder

Pamela Kenney

Meg Spencer hasn't even been retired for 48 hours and she's already finding dead bodies! All she wants is to make it to Victoria, BC, Canada so she can start her new life, far away from the mean streets of Toronto, where she worked for decades as a homicide detective. But a murderer has other plans. And they're not going to wait for the plane to touch down in Victoria before killing someone.

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The St. Valentine's Day Cookie Massacre 

Elisabeth Crabtree

Hatter's Cove Mystery Series Book 1 takes place on Valentine’s day in Hatter’s Cove, where food columnist Kat Archer is assigned to the opening of Miss Dolly’s Cookie and Sweets’ emporium. The event of the year turns into Kat’s biggest story when an employee is poisoned. 

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Christmas, Corpses, and Clockwork Kittens

L.A. Nisula

This short story accompanying the Cassie Pengear Mysteries, involves a murder at a haberdashery in the Christmas season.

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Sweetheart in High Heels: High Heels Mysteries short story #5.75

Gemma Halliday

Fashion designer turned amateur sleuth, Maddie Springer, is determined not to let her police officer husband’s latest case ruin their romantic Valentine’s day plan in this short story to accompany the High Heels Mysteries series.

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The Candy Cane Killer: A Christmas Mystery

Alice Webb

This Alma Easter Christmas Mysteries book 1 begins when a man is found stabbed to death with a candy cane.

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PROFESSION COZIES

Profession Cozies

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Susan P. Baker

My First Murder: Mavis Davis Mystery #1

There is scandal deep in the heart of Texas, as Mavis Davis and her wacky P.I. staff discover when a greasy-spoon cafe owner asks them to solve the murder of one of his waitresses with whom he’d fall in love. Even Mavis’s boyfriend Sgt. Ben Sorensen tries to discourage her from getting in too deep. Will she solve the case before it’s too late for her?

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Color Me Crazy: An Annie Addison Cozy Mystery

Beauty shop owner Annie Addison’s quiet off-season vacation in her beachside town is interrupted when a long-time resident drops dead and all unmanicured fingers point to Annie. Teaming up with a friend, she’ll do whatever it takes to solve this mystery. Can her amateur sleuthing unravel the mess she’s in, or will she run out of time before she can clear her name? 

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Patricia McLinn

Sign Off

In Caught Dead in Wyoming mystery series book 1, TV journalist Elizabeth "E.M." Danniher tries to hang onto the career ladder while battling wits with an ex-football player turned journalist, investigating the disappearance of a deputy sheriff, and arguing with an enigmatic rancher.

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Condos and Corpses

Part of the Sapphire Beach Cozy Mystery Series. Connie Petretta, owner of a Fair Trade jewelry shop in Florida teams up with a twelve-year-old sidekick Emma Miller to create a fundraiser for an orphanage in Kenya. But when the prize handcrafted necklace disappears, their project is placed in jeopardy. Will they find the necklace in time? Find out in this page-turning cozy mystery.

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Publishable by Death

St. Marin's Cozy Mystery Series Book 1 centers around Harley Beckett, who owns a bookstore and an unruly cat named Aslan. When a body is discovered in her bookshop storeroom, Harley can't help but try to solve the crime, even though this means putting her job and life on the line.

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The Farmer's Slaughter

Book 1 in A Harley and Davidson Mystery follows mystery writer Agatha Harley, whose research into local murders leads her to suspect her neighbor, Hank Davidson, who may not be what he seems.

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E.Z. Pennington

Risky Relics

Becky Olson's life changes when she inherits an antique shop and moves to Rose Hollow. But this tiny town in Maine is full of strange characters and mysteries in the Rose Hollow Mysteries.

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News and Nectarines

Tri-Town Murders Book 1 follows the story of reporter Tilly Donnor as she solves the mystery of a fire and a murder in her small town.

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Louisiana Longshot: A Miss Fortune Mystery

In Book 1 of A Miss Fortune Mystery, a leak in the CIA places former CIA assassin, Fortune Redding, in danger. Forced to go off the grid, Fortune poses as a librarian in a small bayou town, and ends up solving murders for the local police. 

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Arlene McFarlane

Murder, Curlers, & Cream: A Valentine Beaumont Mystery

In Book 1 of The Murder, Curlers series, beautician Valentine Beaumont battles wits with a handsome, but hard-headed detective when he pursues the wrong suspect after a client dies in her beauty shop. 

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Anne Shillolo

Weather or Not

Author Anne Shillolo is giving away this novella, prequel to the Murder in Season cozy mystery series. Visit her website or go directly to the book funnel page to download your free copy!

RELIGIOUS COZES

Religious Cozies

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Then There Were Nun

Dakota Cassidy

Nun of Your Business Mysteries book 1, features Sister Trixie Lavender, an excommunicated, sometimes possessed nun who solves crimes and runs a tattoo shop with the help of Hell's best tattoo artist, a demon named Coop.

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