18 1/2 Disguises by Larissa Reinhart – Slow-Cooked Roast Beef Debris Po’ Boys + Giveaway

Slow-Cooked Roast Beef Debris Po’ Boys Although this isn’t a culinary cozy mystery, the Maizie Albright Star Detective series is set in Georgia and gives me an excuse to write about my favorite Southern foods. My ex-actress turned private investigator loves to eat, particularly now that she’s off-screen and doesn’t have to worry as much … Read More

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Grand Openings Can Be Murder by Amber Royer – Felicity’s Bread Pudding with Single-Origin Chocolate Whiskey Sauce + Giveaway

Grand Openings Can Be Murder by Amber Royer Bean to Bar Mysteries Book 1 Golden Tip Press • February 2, 2021 An Idyllic Chocolate Shop. An island with dramatic weather. And a murder. Welcome to Greetings and Felicitations! It is Felicity Koerber’s bean to bar chocolate factory/shop – and her refuge from the pain in … Read More

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The Secret on Rum Runner’s Lane by Melissa Bourbon – Caramel Corn Recipe + Giveaway

The Secret on Rum Runner’s Lane by Melissa Bourbon A Book Magic Mini Mystery #1 Lake House Press • November 10, 2020 The Lane women are bibliomancers, but Cassie sees her divination not as a gift, but as a curse–one from which she desperately wants to escape. It turns out, though, that running from her … Read More

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Pharaoh’s Forgery by Ellen Butler – Mojitos Recipe + Giveaway

Pharaoh’s Forgery by Ellen Butler Karina Cardinal Mystery Book 4 Margaritas, mayhem, and murder. Too bad her only defense is a cocktail umbrella. After some of Karina Cardinal’s recent adventures—her lover Mike Finnegan would call them scrapes, jams, or pickles—she’s more than ready to blow this D.C. pop stand for a short girls’ trip to … Read More

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Risky Whiskey by Lucy Lakestone – French 75 Cocktail + Giveaway

Risky Whiskey by Lucy Lakestone Bohemia Bartenders Mysteries Book 1 Stirring up trouble in New Orleans … Eager to shake up her drinks and her life, mixologist Pepper Revelle jumps at an invitation to join the elite Bohemia Bartenders. Leader Neil thinks she’ll be the perfect advance gal for his team at a colorful cocktail … Read More

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Still Knife Painting by Cheryl Hollon – Meet Miranda Trent + Recipe for Ale & Shine

Still Knife Painting by Cheryl Hollon A Paint & Shine Mystery Book 1 Kensington • June 30, 2020 Miranda Trent has set up a sweet life in a scenic corner of Appalachia—until she stumbles across the trail of a killer… After inheriting her uncle’s Red River Gorge homestead in Eastern Kentucky—smack dab in the middle … Read More

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A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette – Wilhelmina’s Caramel Corn Ice Cream + Giveaway

A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette An Ice Cream Parlor Mystery Book 1 Berkley • May 12, 2020 This book kicks off a charming cozy mystery series set in an ice cream shop—with a fabulous cast of quirky characters. Recent MBA grad Bronwyn Crewse has just taken over her family’s ice cream shop in … Read More

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Asbury High and the Thief’s Gamble by Kelly Brady Channick – Brady’s Taco Pancakes + Giveaway

Asbury High and the Thief’s Gamble by Kelly Brady Channick Asbury High YA Cozy Mystery Series, Book 1 Purple Milk Publishing • February 3, 2020 Can four teens solve a puzzling whodunit that captivates their small town and baffles the police, all while starting high school? Besides years of close friendship and their shared confidence … Read More

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Staging Wars by Grace Topping – English Butterscotch Tea Scones + Giveaway

Staging Wars by Grace Topping A Laura Bishop Mystery Book 2 Henery Press • April 28, 2020 Laura Bishop’s new home staging business is growing in popularity, though not with her nemesis. Laura has long suspected established interior designer Monica Heller of sabotaging her fledgling company—and having an affair with her late husband. When the … Read More

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Here Comes the Body by Maria DiRico – Eggplant Parmigiana + Giveaway

Here Comes the Body by Maria DiRico A Catering Hall Mystery Book 1 Kensington • February 25, 2020 After her philandering husband’s boat went down, newly single Mia Carina went back to Astoria, the bustling Queens neighborhood of her youth. Living with her Nonna and her oversized cat, Doorstop, she’s got a whole new life—including … Read More

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