Donna Andrews

More Christmas Mysteries!

by Cynthia Chow, Terrance McArthur,
& Sandra Murphy


This week we have reviews and giveaways of even more Christmas mysteries-A Christmas Candy Killing: A Killer Chocolate Mystery by Christina Romeril, Dashing Through the Snowbirds: A Meg Langslow Mystery by Donna Andrews, High Spirits: A Haunted Haven Mystery by Carol J. Perry, It Came Upon A Midnight Shear: A Riverbank Knitting Mystery by Allie Pleiter, and Christmas Scarf Murder by Carlene O’Connor, Maddie Day and Peggy Ehrhart.

The Twelve Jays of Christmas By Donna Andrews: Review/Giveaway

by Cynthia Chow


It’s that most wonderful time of the year, when an avian-titled holiday mystery from bestselling author Donna Andrews is released into the wild! For this thirtieth entry into the long-running series, blacksmith Meg Langslow is unfortunately not currently on a skiing trip with her husband and twin sons. That is an indirect – and direct – result of her being forced to host wildlife artist Roderick Castlemayne and his subjects in her home.

October Mystery Catchup: Ellen Byron/Donna Andrews/Betty Hechtman/JC Eaton/Margaret Mizushima

by Sandra Murphy


This week we have more wonderful mysteries for your October reading list-Cajun Kiss of Death: A Cajun Country Mystery by Ellen Byron, Murder Most Fowl: A Meg Lanslow series by Donna Andrews, One for the Hooks: A Crochet Mystery by Betty Hechtman, Railroaded 4 Murder: A Sophia Kimball Mystery by J. C. Eaton, and Striking Range: A Timber Creek K-9 Mystery by Margaret Mizushima.

Monkey Business: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Films of the Marx Brothers

by Josh Pachter


KRL readers might perhaps know me as the editor of a recent series of “inspired by” anthologies: The Beat of Black Wings: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of Joni Mitchell (Untreed Reads, 2020), Only the Good Die Young: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of Billy Joel (Untreed Reads, 2021), and The Great Filling Station Holdup: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of Jimmy Buffett (Down and Out Books, 2021).

More Christmas Mysteries For Holiday Reading

by Cynthia Chow


This week we have a group of Christmas mysteries for holiday reading-Dying in a Winter Wonderland: A Year-Round Christmas Mystery by Vicki Delany, The Gift of the Magpie: A Meg Langslow Mystery by Donna Andrews, Mistletoe, Moussaka, and Murder: A Kebab Kitchen Mystery by Tina Kashian, and Mrs. Morris and the Ghost of Christmas Past: A Salem B&B Mystery by Traci Wilton.

Fall Mystery Catch Up!

by Cynthia Chow
& Sandra Murpy


This week we have another great group of mysteries for your fall reading-Booked for Death: A Booklover’s B&B Mystery by Victoria Gilbert, The Falcon Always Wing Twice: A Meg Langslow Mystery by Donna Andrews, Killer Kung Pao: A Noodle Shop Mystery by Vivien Chien, Paw and Order: A Dog Club Mystery by V.M. Burns (giveaway for this one is ebook), and Little Bookshop of Murder: A Beach Reads Mystery by Maggie Blackburn.

Terns of Endearment By Donna Andrews: Review/Giveaway

by Cynthia Chow


Considering the number of extended family members around her, it would be difficult at first to realize that Meg Langslow is not actually still in her hometown of Caerphilly, Virginia. That’s because now that Meg’s famous grandfather, television naturalist Dr. J. Montgomery Blake, has decided to start giving lectures on environmental and educational cruise line ships, he also ensures that he will be accompanied by his many family members and much-abused entourage.

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