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Review: A Pairing to Die for (Book #2: Colorado Wine Mystery Series) by Kate Lansing

It’s fall in Boulder, Colorado, and the leaves aren’t the only things changing. Parker Valentine, owner of Vino Valentine, is finally settling in to her winery and her new relationship with Reid Wallace, a local chef. But their delicate pairing is endangered when Reid’s… Continue Reading “Review: A Pairing to Die for (Book #2: Colorado Wine Mystery Series) by Kate Lansing”

DNF Day

Alice loves her job and wants to keep it – whatever the price. But then she’s told the company is switching to flexible working and hot desking…Alice’s desk might look a mess, but she knows exactly where everything is. Or she did. Until she… Continue Reading “DNF Day”

Review: The Last Checkmate by Gabriella Saab

Maria is many things: daughter, avid chess player, and member of the Polish underground resistance in Nazi-occupied Warsaw.  Captured by the Gestapo she is imprisoned in Auschwitz, while her family is sent to their deaths. Realizing her ability to play chess, the sadistic camp… Continue Reading “Review: The Last Checkmate by Gabriella Saab”

Review: The Lily Garden by Barbara Josselsohn

When Caroline left Lake Summers thirty years ago, she thought she’d never go back to the place where she lost her parents. But when she finds out that the town’s lily garden lovingly built by her mother is going to be destroyed, she knows… Continue Reading “Review: The Lily Garden by Barbara Josselsohn”

Review: Live, Local, and Dead (Book #1: Vermont Radio Mystery Series) by Nikki Knight

In a fit of anger, radio DJ Jaye Jordan blows a snowman’s head off with a Revolutionary War-style musket. But the corpse that tumbles out is all too human. Jaye thought life would be quieter when she left New York City and bought a… Continue Reading “Review: Live, Local, and Dead (Book #1: Vermont Radio Mystery Series) by Nikki Knight”

Review: A Cup of Silver Linings (Book #2: Dove Pond Series) by Karen Hawkins

Ava Dove—the sixth of seven daughters of the famed Dove family, and owner of Ava’s Landscaping and Specialty Gourmet Tea—is frantic. Just as she is getting ready to open her fabulous new tearoom, her herbal teas have gone wonky. Suddenly, the tea that is… Continue Reading “Review: A Cup of Silver Linings (Book #2: Dove Pond Series) by Karen Hawkins”

Review: Murder at the Lobstah Shack (Book #3: Cozy Capers Book Group Mystery Series) by Maddie Day

From clam chowdahs to oysters on the half-shell, Tulia Peters’ Lobstah Shack offers locals and tourists in Westham, Massachusetts, some of Cape Cod’s most amazing cuisine. But when the body of Annette DiCicero is discovered in the kitchen’s walk-in freezer—with a custom-made claw-handled lobster… Continue Reading “Review: Murder at the Lobstah Shack (Book #3: Cozy Capers Book Group Mystery Series) by Maddie Day”

Review: Aria’s Traveling Book Shop (Book #2: The Traveling Shops Series) by Rebecca Raisin

A life on the road with best friend Rosie and her beloved camper-van-cum-book-shop, and definitely, definitely, no romance. But when Aria finds herself falling – after one too many glasses of wine, from a karaoke stage – into the arms of Jonathan, a part… Continue Reading “Review: Aria’s Traveling Book Shop (Book #2: The Traveling Shops Series) by Rebecca Raisin”

Review: The Rocky Road to Ruin (Book #1: Ice Cream Shop Mysteries) by Meri Allen

Riley Rhodes, travel food blogger and librarian at the CIA, makes a bittersweet return to her childhood home of Penniman, Connecticut – land of dairy farms and covered bridges – for a funeral. Despite the circumstances, Riley’s trip home is sprinkled with reunions with… Continue Reading “Review: The Rocky Road to Ruin (Book #1: Ice Cream Shop Mysteries) by Meri Allen”

Review: Seven-Year Witch (Book #2: Witch Way Librarian Mysteries) by Angela M. Sanders

While Josie develops her witchcraft with the help of letters left by her grandmother, there are other changes happening in her new hometown. A retreat center is being built at the old mill site, and rumor has it that the location is cursed. That… Continue Reading “Review: Seven-Year Witch (Book #2: Witch Way Librarian Mysteries) by Angela M. Sanders”