Cozy Mystery

Review: Much Ado About Nutmeg by Sarah Fox

Review: Much Ado About Nutmeg by Sarah Fox

Wedding bells are in the air—along with the aroma of maple syrup—in the latest Pancake House Mystery. But a series of murders threatens to spoil everyone’s appetite. . .   Between tourist season, planning her beach wedding, and running her pancake house, the Flip Side, Marley McKinney is busier than ever. On top of that, […]

Review: Crepe Expectations by Sarah Fox

Review: Crepe Expectations by Sarah Fox

When a murder case from the past heats up again, it’s up to Marley McKinney to sort through a tall stack of suspects in the latest Pancake House Mystery . . .   Although it’s a soggy start to spring in Wildwood Cove, the weather clears up just in time for the town to host […]

Review: Chocolate a la Murder by Kirsten Weiss

Review: Chocolate a la Murder by Kirsten Weiss

Maddie gets rattled by a candy-coated murder. It’s Wine and Chocolate Days in San Benedetto, and paranormal museum owner Maddie Kosloski has sweet dreams about her new Magic of Chocolate exhibit. Her latest attraction is a haunted Mexican whisk called a molinillo that rattles if someone lies. When Maddie visits the town’s new boutique chocolate […]

Review: Yeast of Eden by Sarah Fox

Review: Yeast of Eden by Sarah Fox

Winter has come to Wildwood Cove, and riding in on the chill is Wally Fowler. Although he’s been away for years, establishing his reputation as the self-proclaimed Waffle King, the wealthy blowhard has returned to the coastal community to make money, not friends—by pitting his hot and trendy Waffle Kingdom against Marley McKinney’s cozy pancake […]

Review: Of Spice and Men by Sarah Fox

Review: Of Spice and Men by Sarah Fox

With a Hollywood film crew in town to shoot a remake of the horror classic The Perishing, the residents of Wildwood Cove are all abuzz. Even Marley McKinney, owner of The Flip Side Pancake House, can overlook the fact that the lead actress, Alyssa Jayde, happens to be an old flame of her boyfriend. After […]

Review: Death by Chocolate Malted Milkshake by Sarah Graves

Review: Death by Chocolate Malted Milkshake by Sarah Graves

The island fishing village of Eastport, Maine, has plenty of salty local character. It also has a sweet side, thanks to Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree, her best friend Ellie, and their waterfront bake shop, The Chocolate Moose. But when island life is disrupted by the occasional killer, Jake and Ellie put their chocolate treats aside to […]

Review: A Death at the Yoga Cafe by Michelle Kelly

Review: A Death at the Yoga Cafe by Michelle Kelly

Keeley Carpenter has found her center. After returning to Befrey, the traditional English village she called home ten years ago, she’s opened her dream yoga café, which doubles as both a yoga studio and a delicious vegetarian café. Even better, Keeley is dating handsome Detective Ben Taylor, and things are beginning to look serious. Too […]

Review: Survival of the Fritters by Ginger Bolton

Review: Survival of the Fritters by Ginger Bolton

Emily Westhill runs the best donut shop in Fallingbrook, Wisconsin, alongside her retired police chief father-in-law and her tabby Deputy Donut. But after murder claims a favorite customer, Emily can’t rely on a sidekick to solve the crime—or stay alive. If Emily has learned anything from her past as a 911 operator, it’s to stay […]

Review: Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake by Sarah Graves

Review: Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake by Sarah Graves

Life just got a little sweeter in the island fishing village of Eastport, Maine. Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree and her best friend Ellie are opening a waterfront bake shop, The Chocolate Moose, where their tasty treats pair perfectly with the salty ocean breeze. But while Jake has moved on from fixing up houses, she still can’t […]

Review: For Whom the Bread Rolls by Sarah Fox

Review: For Whom the Bread Rolls by Sarah Fox

Tourist season’s in full swing in the small seaside town of Wildwood Cove, and Marley McKinney couldn’t be happier. Since taking over the Flip Side restaurant, she’s made a few close friends, adopted a cat named Flapjack, and started dating her childhood crush. The only cloud on the horizon is local nuisance Ida Winkler, who […]