Tag Archives: Cozy mystery

Ho ho, bang bang

I actually read this a little while ago, delighted to find an unknown-to-me Golden Age mystery writer. Now, having read and moderately enjoyed it a second time thanks to Netgalley, I don’t know whether it’s my fault or the book’s … Continue reading

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The Sound of Murder – Cindy Brown (Netgalley)

There’s a line from Shakespeare that occasionally runs through my head at appropriate intervals: “I am amazed, and know not what to say.” (Midsummer, Act 3, scene 2) This book was one of those about which, six seconds after I … Continue reading

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Dangerous and Unseemly – K.B. Owen – Becket Royce

I am required to say: This audiobook was provided by the narrator at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of AudiobookBlast dot com. So I’m really, really happy to be able to also say that the narration … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder – Joanne Fluke

This was a stupid purchase – and a stupid thing to read, for that matter, but I did want something brainless in the middle of my Big Giant Fantasy Series. I got it. It is the first in the Hannah … Continue reading

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Bellfield Hall – Anna Dean

This was on my paperbackswap wishlist (I don’t remember why); it became available, and I pounced. While still in a sort of “I don’t care, there’s too much crap going on for me to not just read what I want … Continue reading

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Murder with Peacocks – Donna Andrews

I am sorely tempted to give this five stars, just because. It’s a cozy mystery – a young woman who blacksmiths for a living takes the summer off to plan not one, not two, but three weddings (for her best … Continue reading

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The Double-Minded Men – Philip R. Craig

  While waiting for my new Kindle to arrive, I sat there and stared at the stack of real books sitting on my night table. They’ve been there a while, as I’ve read mostly ebooks in the past seven months. … Continue reading

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Cooking the Books – Kerry Greenwood

I fell upon this book (received from Netgalley, thank you) with glad cries. Well, no, I opened the book on my Kindle looking forward to a light mystery, and within minutes was uttering glad cries. It started with the prefatory … Continue reading

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The Case of the Missing Books – Ian Sansom

It was obvious from when I ordered this book that it would not be your average mystery: young Jewish (half Irish) man arrives from joblessness in London to a small town in Ireland – Tumdrum – in the expectation of … Continue reading

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LTER: The Body in the Gazebo

I received the hardcover of The Body in the Gazebo as a LibraryThing Early Reader book, and I was tickled – I’ve liked Katherine Hall Page’s Faith Fairchild series from the beginning.  It’s one of several “cozy mystery” series about … Continue reading

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