Genre: Cozy Mystery


Excerpt & Giveaway: Elementary She Read (A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery #1) by Vicki Delany

Excerpt & Giveaway: Elementary She Read (A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery #1) by Vicki Delany
Posted March 13, 2017 by Melissa in Book promo, Giveaway / 11 Comments

Gemma Doyle, a transplanted Englishwoman, has returned to the quaint town of West London on Cape Cod to manage her Great Uncle Arthur’s Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium. The shop–located at 222 Baker Street–specializes in the Holmes canon and pastiche, and is also the home of Moriarty the cat. When Gemma finds a rare and potentially valuable magazine containing the first Sherlock Homes story hidden in the bookshop, she and her friend Jayne (who runs the adjoining Mrs. Hudson’s Tea Room) set off to find the owner, only to stumble upon a dead body.


Guest Post & Giveaway: Purr M for Murder (A Cat Rescue Mystery #1) by T.C. LoTempio

Guest Post & Giveaway: Purr M for Murder (A Cat Rescue Mystery #1) by T.C. LoTempio

Sydney McCall left behind an ex-fiancé and a New York advertising job to return home to Deer Park, North Carolina and help her sister, Kat, run the local animal shelter, Friendly Paws. Determined to save the shelter from financial trouble, Sydney and Kat organize a cat café fundraising event at a local coffee shop. Things are looking up until their landlord, Trowbridge Littleton, threatens to shut down the event.



Spotlight: A Ghostly Reunion (Ghostly Southern Mysteries #5) by Tonya Kappes

Spotlight: A Ghostly Reunion (Ghostly Southern Mysteries #5) by Tonya Kappes
Posted January 10, 2017 by Melissa in Book promo / 13 Comments

Emma Lee Raines sees dead people. Proprietor of the Eternal Slumber Funeral Home, Emma Lee can see, hear, and talk to ghosts of murdered folks. And when her high school nemesis is found dead, Jade Lee Peel is the same old mean girl—trying to come between Emma Lee and her hot boyfriend, Sheriff Jack Henry Ross, all over again. There’s only one way for Emma Lee to be free of the trash-talking ghost—solve the murder so the former prom queen can cross over.


Holiday Novella Sale Alert: The Seven Course Christmas Killer (An Italian Kitchen Mystery #3.5) by Rosie Genova

Holiday Novella Sale Alert: The Seven Course Christmas Killer (An Italian Kitchen Mystery #3.5) by Rosie Genova
Posted December 14, 2016 by Melissa in Book promo / 12 Comments

It’s December at the Casa Lido, which means only one thing: the Rienzi family’s traditional Christmas Eve celebration, including wine, song, and seven Italian seafood courses. As Victoria and Tim prep scungilli and calamari, Nonna directs the cooking until all is in readiness for the big night. But the holiday cheer is interrupted by the attempted murder of Mayor Anne McCrae, who asks Vic to investigate. Trouble is, there are as many suspects as there are fishes on the Christmas Eve menu . . .


Easy Holiday Cross-Stitch Patterns with Better Off Thread (An Embroidery Mystery #10) Author Amanda Lee

Easy Holiday Cross-Stitch Patterns with Better Off Thread (An Embroidery Mystery #10) Author Amanda Lee
Posted December 6, 2016 by Melissa in Author Guest Post, Book promo / 9 Comments

Marcy is busy helping her customers make hand-crafted ornaments at her embroidery shop, the Seven-Year Stitch. But despite the yuletide bustle, when her friend Captain Moe asks for her help, she can’t refuse—especially when the favor is to play the elf to his Santa for sick children at a local hospital. Despite the ridiculous outfit, Marcy finds herself enjoying spreading cheer—until the hospital’s administrator is found murdered.


Excerpt & Giveaway: Death at First Sight (Bay Island Psychic Mystery #1) by Lena Gregory

Excerpt & Giveaway: Death at First Sight (Bay Island Psychic Mystery #1) by Lena Gregory
Posted November 21, 2016 by Melissa in Book promo, Giveaway / 10 Comments

It doesn’t take a crystal ball to see that something’s not right on Bay Island…
Since she left her psychiatric practice in New York City to open up a psychic shop in her hometown on Long Island, Cass Donovan has given her fair share of readings to conflicted customers. But what she sees in Ellie Hawkins’ future doesn’t bode well.