Amateur Sleuths

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“If the other stories in this series are this enjoyable, they all belong in the reader’s library.”

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“Trouble on the Books is a charming cozy mystery populated with delightful people.”

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“A debut novel, written with insight and empathy as well as hair-raising suspense, After the Eclipse is sure to pique the reader's interest.”

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Spoiler alert: The new Joanne Fluke mystery provides answers to the last few. Read the others first, or plunge into this one and suffer the consequences.

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“a fascinating and gripping tale of suspense, and there’s even a hint of romance here.”

It’s springtime and Wisteria are blooming in the rugged Blue Ridge Mountains, the setting for Past Due for Murder, book three in Victoria Gilbert’s Blue Ridge Library series.

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“It’s a foregone conclusion that adults picking up The Golden Tresses of the Dead are sneakily opening up the book on their own, under the covers at night.”

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“Do No Harm’s biggest strength is the way Dr. Katie LeClair fully engages in realistic dialogue and delightful interaction with those closest to her . .

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“sure to whet the appetites of whodunit lovers. Set with colorful and charming characters, the plot offers a bit of humor . . .”

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Fans of the Murder, She Wrote TV series and made for TV movies will enjoy Murder, She Wrote: Manuscript for Murder. It takes the reader right back to where the series left off, wi

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“From the decadence of high-society balls, to the swankiness of Belmont horse racing, murder and scandals abound.”

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“In vivid passages, Suzanne Wolfe’s novel brings to the reader the light and dark of Elizabethan England, its squalor and splendor, filth and riches, intrigues and delights.”

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“an example of a single event taking precedence over a more monumental one.”

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For fans of David Handler’s Stewart “Hoagy” Hoag series of the 1990s, The Man Who Couldn’t Miss” will sweep them right back to the original series—for new fans not familiar with Hoagy and

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Some titles capture the book’s contents well. This is one of them, as the whole murder mystery revolves around being an English gentleman in 1924.

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“be transported to a world where superheroes and villains, dungeons, dragons, the Final Frontier, and everything in between, exists for everyone in attendance.”

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“For those who like novels involving actual persons, this novel is highly recommended.”

This is a story ripped from the headlines . . . of 1838.

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A popular mystery writer is asked by a private detective to chronicle, in real time, a murder investigation that has baffled the police. Who could resist?

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To say that this novel is set in Lagos is to miss the point—the book is a memoir of Lagos. If Abel Dike is the protagonist, then Lagos is the eponymous antagonist.

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Con Lehane, in his recent mystery Murder in the Manuscript Room has enough twists and turns to keep any reader interested.

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In A Case of Syrah, Syrah, author Nancy J. Parra sets the scene for a good cozy mystery.

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Dr. Katie LeClair has agreed to join the small town medical practice of Emmett and Nick Hawkins in the small town of Baxter, Michigan.

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“D. P. Lyle knows how to keep the narrative flowing at a rapid pace and keep the questions coming.”

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“captures the mood and flavor of the times, while providing a captivating and engrossing mystery . . .”

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“blend[s] sleuthing, the paranormal, and a touch of romance to produce a spectacular whodunit.”

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