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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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Cut, Crop & Die
Cut, Crop & Die

A Kiki Lowenstein Scrap-N-Craft Mystery #2
By: Joanna Campbell Slan
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738712512
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All it took was one scone. When the hot-tempered (and widely hated) hobbyist Yvonne Gaynor eats a tainted pastry at Kiki's scrapbooking crop party, it triggers an allergy that leads to Yvonne's... [read more]


Murder in the Raw
Murder in the Raw

A Rex Graves Mystery #2
By: C.S. Challinor
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738714394
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When beautiful French actress Sabine Durand mysteriously disappears, Rex Graves flies to the Caribbean paradise of St. Martin to investigate. But no one told the Scottish barrister that the island's... [read more]


Death and the Lit Chick
Death and the Lit Chick

A St. Just Mystery #2
By: G.M. Malliet
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738712475
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BOOK 2 IN THE AGATHA AWARD-WINNING SERIES "[In] her superior second cozy, Malliet's satirical take on the mystery scene is spot-on."-Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Malliet excels at stylish... [read more]


Ocean Waves
Ocean Waves

A Quilting Mystery #3
By: Terri Thayer
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738712178
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Quilt shop owner Dewey Pellicano intends to mix business with pleasure at the Sewing-by-the-Sea Symposium in Asilomar, California. But her plan is ruined by Mercedes Madsen, the militant conference... [read more]


Murder Most Maine
Murder Most Maine

The Gray Whale Inn Mysteries #3
By: Karen MacInerney
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738713007
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It's springtime on Cranberry Island — and love is in the air. It seems like every woman has the hots for buff trainer Dirk De Leon. He and his equally-gorgeous business partner, Vanessa Black,... [read more]


Mama Does Time
Mama Does Time

A Mace Bauer Mystery #1
By: Deborah Sharp
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738713298
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Meet Mama: a true Southern woman with impeccable manners, sherbet-colored pantsuits, and four prior husbands, able to serve sweet tea and sidestep alligator attacks with equal aplomb. Mama's antics... [read more]


The Telltale Turtle
The Telltale Turtle

The Pet Psychic Mysteries #1
By: Jim Lavene, Joyce Lavene
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738712260
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Mary Catherine has a rare gift - she can talk to animals. A flamboyantly dressed four-time widow, Mary Catherine pulls top ratings for her pet psychic radio show and helps run an animal shelter. Then... [read more]


Christmas is Murder
Christmas is Murder

A Rex Graves Mystery #1
By: C.S. Challinor
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738713595
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Christmas is murder… when you’re stranded with a killer Not even a blizzard can keep Rex Graves away from Swanmere Manor, a secluded Victorian hotel in the English countryside owned... [read more]


Old Maid's Puzzle
Old Maid's Puzzle

A Quilting Mystery #2
By: Terri Thayer
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738712185
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Thirty-year-old techie Dewey Pellicano is trying to make a go of Quilter Paradiso, the quilt shop she inherited from her mother. But she's facing a patchwork of problems—fierce competition, an... [read more]


Paper, Scissors, Death
Paper, Scissors, Death

A Kiki Lowenstein Scrap-N-Craft Mystery #1
By: Joanna Campbell Slan
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738712505
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  Every scrapbook tells a story. Memories of friends, family . . . and murder? Mousy housewife Kiki Lowenstein has two great loves: scrapbooking and her young daughter, Anya. But her happy... [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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Berried to the Hilt Berried to the Hilt
By: Karen MacInerney
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In Too Deep In Too Deep
By: Amanda Grace
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Unraveled Visions Unraveled Visions
By: Nina Milton
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Resurrection Bay Resurrection Bay
By: Steven Womack, Wayne McDaniel
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Necronomicon Necronomicon
The Wanderings of Alhazred

By: Donald Tyson
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