“There’s a lot of entertainment in seeing Eliza apply the methods of a fictional detective to the hazards of her dangerous life.
Author Cherie Priest in her latest cozy novel Flight Risk takes the cozy mystery down a somewhat different path.
“This skillfully written and well-polished ‘new classic’ mystery is a perfect winter read, ideal for an armchair journey that’s a page-turner without forcing you to check the locks on the w
“Treasure State is an action-packed page turner, with enough peeks into the minds of the local villains that the threat level to Cassie Dewell rises swiftly.
“Again, Thomas Kies does not disappoint!”
Who doesn't like a nice, juicy scandal especially when it involves a vain, egotistical, self-centered SOB?
“A welcome entry in the series, tackling a current crime that will undoubtedly continue its insidious way into the future.”
“The quality of Ann Cleeves’ writing far surpasses that of the usual police procedural.
“McCall Smith is an author who sees his characters and their world, fully and tenderly. And that makes for a book that is as comforting to sink into as well-worn armchair.”
“Fair warning: Lock your doors and turn on ALL the lights before you sit down to read. This book starts out with a bang.”
“What makes this an exceptionally good read is that Schellman does not distract or deviate from the premise of the story.”
“For anyone looking for a new cozy this book will be a disappointment.”
“Part of the fun of any Rizzoli & Isles novel is watching Jane and Maura fit the pieces together to make sense of a puzzle board of clues.
In this, the 14th title of the Kate Burkholder series, we find Kate, the police chief for Painters Mill, Ohio, visited by the elders of the Amish community of Kishacoquillas Valley, Pennsylvania.
“It’s easy to get wrapped up in Weaver’s storytelling skills as she carefully unfolds her story.”
Kali Mähoe, a detective with the Maui Police Department, is summoned to a scene on Lana’i island where a corpse has been found stuffed in a refrigerator that was buried on the grounds of a now defu
“Schellman’s fans will, no doubt, like Last Call at the Nightingale in spite of it not being her best story.”
“full of derring-do, luscious descriptions in the cities of England and France, and appealing and not-so-appealing characters.”
“Lorenzo Carcaterra creates a warm and fuzzy read with a feel-good plot—a cozy mystery in its truest form.”
“First published in Sweden in 2020, the novel is eerily prescient in its depiction of Russian duplicity and ruthlessness. It even has a nasty thing or two to say about Vladimir Putin . .
“One of Vic’s friends makes a comment near the end that sums up why this investigator finds her work worth the effort: Max comments, ‘If everyone sat at home watching Netflix, we’d never ha
“Margolin is a wizard who creates a story that brings all the issues to a neatly trimmed head.”
“. . . a keeper that could easily end up in someone's private special collection.”
“Cates provides a story that moves along at a good pace while educating the reader on all thing’s witchery.”
“Reyes does well when creating her primary characters.
“The Left-Handed Twin is a disappointment.”