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Traditional & Cozy

Traditionally, a cozy was not just a lighter mystery without blood, gore, or sex with an amateur sleuth. In traditional cozies the rules of fair play are observed. That is, the reader is given all the clues needed to solve a mystery before the end of the book. Readers today are more likely looking for a nice, entertaining, clean story rather than an intellectual exercise, so the rules of "fair play" are considerably relaxed. Agatha Christie's Miss Marple and Jesica Fletcher from Murder She Wrote are examples are cozy sleuths.

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Deadly Row to Hoe
Deadly Row to Hoe

A Home Crafting Mystery #6
By: Cricket McRae
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738733081
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Harvest time in Cadyville, Washington, finds Sophie Mae Ambrose volunteering at the local organic farm—and trying to make a little sprout of her own with Barr, her police detective husband. But... [read more]


To Hell in a Handbasket
To Hell in a Handbasket

A Claire Hanover Mystery #2
By: Beth Groundwater
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738727028
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It’s snow accident when a young woman’s icy demise sends Claire’s vacation to hell in a handbasket Skiing with her family in Breckenridge, Colorado, gift basket designer Claire... [read more]


Drop Dead on Recall
Drop Dead on Recall

An Animals in Focus Mystery #1
By: Sheila Webster Boneham
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738733067
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The passions aroused by canine competition can inspire violent fantasies. But when a talented handler falls flat on her face during the obedience trials, Australian Shepherd lover Janet MacPhail can... [read more]


Monkey Wrench
Monkey Wrench

A Quilting Mystery #4
By: Terri Thayer
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738731261
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Dewey Pellicano’s quilt shop has earned a spot in the annual Quilter’s Crawl, and twenty-something employee Vangie has organized a trendy Twitter promotion to boost sales at the... [read more]


Ready, Scrap, Shoot
Ready, Scrap, Shoot

A Kiki Lowenstein Scrap-N-Craft Mystery #5
By: Joanna Campbell Slan
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738727479
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With bills piling up and a brassy new partner at her scrapbooking shop, the last thing Kiki Lowenstein needs is a surprise visit from her browbeating mother. But when shots fired into the crowd... [read more]


Murder of the Bride
Murder of the Bride

A Rex Graves Mystery #5
By: C.S. Challinor
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738723358
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Scottish Barrister Rex Graves and his fiancée Helen have traveled to Aston-on-Trent in Derbyshire, England to attend the wedding ceremony of one of Helen’s former students. The dreary... [read more]


Dutch Me Deadly
Dutch Me Deadly

A Passport to Peril Mystery #7
By: Maddy Hunter
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738727042
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Book 7 in the critically acclaimed, bestselling Passport to Peril Mystery series! As a travel escort for seniors, Emily Andrew-Miceli has led her feisty Iowa clan all over the world. This time,... [read more]


Well-Offed in Vermont
Well-Offed in Vermont

A Pret' Near Perfect Mystery #1
By: Amy Patricia Meade
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738725901
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A New Series from Acclaimed Mystery Author Amy Patricia Meade In bucolic small-town Vermont, tapestries expert Stella Thornton Buckley feels out of her element—and not just because she’s... [read more]


Mama Sees Stars
Mama Sees Stars

A Mace Bauer Mystery #4
By: Deborah Sharp
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738726984
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My stars and garters—Hollywood has descended on little ol' Himmarshee, Florida. As animal wrangler for a cowboy film, Mace is on the set when she discovers the arrogant executive producer shot... [read more]


Wined and Died
Wined and Died

A Home Crafting Mystery #5
By: Cricket McRae
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738723341
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Something is brewing in Cadyville, and it's not only dandelion wine. Sophie Mae is intrigued by a recently discovered cassette recording in which a therapist fearfully contemplates her client's... [read more]


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Classical Latin writers specified that a "Draco" (which forms the origin of the modern word Dragon) referred to an unspecified or uncategorized serpent. The British Celtic name for Dragon, Dreig, continues to be used to this day in the modern Welsh language and is indicative of a mythical creature that is heraldic or emblematic of a Celtic... read this article
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Thugs and Kisses Thugs and Kisses
By: Sue Ann Jaffarian
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The White Magic Five & Dime The White Magic Five & Dime
By: Steve Hockensmith, Lisa Falco
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The Curse of the Holy Pail The Curse of the Holy Pail
By: Sue Ann Jaffarian
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Twice as Dead Twice as Dead
By: Sue Ann Jaffarian
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Corpse on the Cob Corpse on the Cob
By: Sue Ann Jaffarian
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