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Barbara Early

Christmas Mysteries and More

IN THE December 1 ISSUE

FROM THE 2018 Articles,
andCynthia Chow,
andFood Fun,
andMysteryrat's Maze,
andSandra Murphy
SECTIONS

by Sandra Murphy
& Cynthia Chow


This week we have reviews and giveaways of a fun group of Christmas mysteries, along with a couple of non holiday mysteries-Death of a Russian Doll: A Vintage Toyshop Mystery by Barbara Early, The Peppermint Mocha Murder: A Chocolate Whisperer Mystery by Colette London, In Peppermint Peril: A Tea and a Read Mystery by Joy Avon, Death in Paris: A Death in Paris Mystery by Emilia Bernhard, and Mardi Gras Murder: A Cajun Country Mystery by Ellen Byron.

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by Cynthia Chow
& Barbara Early


A costumed superhero takes a less-than-majestic flight in the second mystery featuring Liz McCall and the Well Played Vintage Toyshop. November’s East Aurora Train and Toy Show in Western New York is a profitable opportunity for Liz and her father to promote their vintage toys before the holiday season, but Liz never expected that her childhood nemesis would be hosting the comic book booth next to her.

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by Cynthia Chow


Since she began working for her father at his Well Played vintage toy store, Liz McCall has become accustomed to Hank McCall’s frequent ventures out to resume the activities of his former career. The retired police chief continues to enforce East Aurora, New York’s laws and make citizen arrests, and while exasperating and worrisome, the new police chief Ken Young seems willing to go along with his “deputy.” That comes to a halt when Liz discovers a break-in at Well Played, a dead body, and her injured father standing over the corpse.

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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.

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