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Coming Attractions!

by Sunny Frazier

Four new series are coming your way, and some of your favorite authors are back with their latest offerings. Plenty here to satisfy any cozy sweet tooth. And if you’re dieting, lots of feline mysteries as well.


by Sunny Frazier

Looking for an inexpensive, easy to wrap, home delivery gift for friends? Books are the answer. Plus, you can borrow them back later (that’s fair, right?). You’ll be surprised at your favorite authors starting a new series. Some of this month’s offerings have wonderful recipes to eat by the hearth. So, curl up with hot buttered rum, ignore the messy house, and curl up and read. Merry, merry!


by Sunny Frazier

No Turkeys in this selection! Five new series and favorite authors to savor!
Debut novel of the Mystery Bookshop series by V.M. Burns (she also does the Pickled and Preserved series). The Plot Is Murder is set in North Harbor on the shores of Lake Michigan.


by Sunny Frazier

Witches, Black Cats, and Ghouls, Oh My! Shivers galore in this month’s mysteries. Also, welcome several new series from your favorite authors.


by Sunny Frazier

Time for summer time beach reads. There’s a new series to try, our favorite bookstore mysteries, and a few titles that will make you crave a cupcake. Enjoy!


by Sunny Frazier

No better Mom’s Day gift than a fun mystery to read in the garden. If you’re the mom, drop a few hints for these books. Even better, ask for a gift card.
Introduce Mom to Vannetta Chapman’s new Amish Bishop mysteries. In the San Luis Valley of Colorado, an out-of-control fire takes the life of an elderly Amish bachelor.


by Sunny Frazier

What better time to start a new series than the beginning of a new year? Here’s two that might interest you and plenty of old favorites.
First up is Color Me Dead by Teresa Trent, the first in the Henry Park mysteries.


by Sunny Frazier

My new kidney and I are glad to be back and ready to share fun books that might find their way under your tree this year!
A snow globe as a murder weapon? Mayor Lewis Frost, known as “Frosty,” is dealing with controversy in the city council.


by Sunny Frazier

We start off this month with two new series.
Death of a Toy Solider is the first in the Vintage Toy Shop mysteries by Barbara Early.


by Sunny Frazier

Is it too soon to think about Halloween? Apparently not! Several authors are jumping the gun and offering novel treats, recipes, and first-in-a-series titles for those of you searching for the next good read.


by Sunny Frazier

Time for BBQs, sunscreen, and reading on the beach. Why not start a new series and take a mental vacation back in time and to foreign shores with these titles.


by Sunny Frazier

Along with May flowers come starter books. No time like the present to “spring” into a new series!
It’s A Front Page Affair when the Lusitania sinks, a shooting occurs at JP Morgan’s mansion and the Great War is on.


by Sunny Frazier

Candy is fattening; flowers wilt. Books make the best gifts for book lovers!
Brew a cup of tea while you enjoy The Grim Steeper, #3 in Amanda Cooper’s Teapot Collector Mysteries. It’s time for the annual Fall Fling Town-wide Tea Party in the upstate NY town of Gracious Grove.


by Sunny Frazier

There’s magic in the air, as well as mystical felines, tarot cards, psychic mirrors, magic potions, retired witches—and murder. Read on if you dare!


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