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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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Murder on the Moor
Murder on the Moor

A Rex Graves Mystery #4
By: C.S. Challinor
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738719818
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When barrister Rex Graves invites a group of friends to Gleneagle Lodge, he doesn’t anticipate the arrival of an old flame—much less a dead body or serial killer. Rex’s houseguest... [read more]


Berried to the Hilt
Berried to the Hilt

The Gray Whale Inn Mysteries #4
By: Karen MacInerney
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738719665
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When a lobsterman discovers a sunken ship, Cranberry Island is abuzz with excitement. Is the wreck the remains of the Myra Barton, the missing ship of island sea captain Jonah Selfridge? Or the... [read more]


Mama Gets Hitched
Mama Gets Hitched

A Mace Bauer Mystery #3
By: Deborah Sharp
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738719221
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According to Mama, a Gone with the Wind-themed wedding—complete with Scarlett O' Hara bridesmaid gowns and a ring-bearing Pomeranian—is fine and dandy for her fifth trip down the... [read more]


Something Borrowed, Something Bleu
Something Borrowed, Something Bleu

A Home Crafting Mystery #4
By: Cricket McRae
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738719962
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  Love—and smelly cheese—are in the air. Sophie Mae has accepted Barr’s marriage proposal, and they’re trying to keep her mother, Anna Belle, from taking over their... [read more]


Phi Beta Murder
Phi Beta Murder

A Rex Graves Mystery #3
By: C.S. Challinor
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738718903
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BOOK 3 IN THE ACCLAIMED REX GRAVES MYSTERY SERIES Scottish barrister Rex Graves will never understand why the devil his son Campbell chose to go to college in Florida rather than attending... [read more]


Death at the Alma Mater
Death at the Alma Mater

A St. Just Mystery #3
By: G.M. Malliet
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738719672
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BOOK 3 IN THE AGATHA AWARD-WINNING SERIES St. Michael's College, Cambridge, is prestigious, stately-and in frightful disrepair. To replenish its dwindling coffers, the College's Master holds a... [read more]


Mama Rides Shotgun
Mama Rides Shotgun

A Mace Bauer Mystery #2
By: Deborah Sharp
Type: Trade Paperback | English | 9780738713304
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Mama's fixin' to get hitched to Husband #5. But first, she coerces her daughter, Mace, to saddle up for some country-gal bonding on the Florida Cracker Trail. The trek takes a deadly turn when Lawton... [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]


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When I was doing research for my new book, Ghosts of Lincoln, I found a particularly delightful tale in several collections. The story goes that when Winston Churchill was staying at the White House, it was said that Churchill was staying in one of Lincoln's old rooms and emerged from the bathtub, dripping wet and completely naked, to find the... read this article
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Pressed to Death Pressed to Death
By: Kirsten Weiss
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Blood's Echo Blood's Echo
By: Isabella Maldonado
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Reservations Reservations
By: Gwen Florio
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An Imperfect Past An Imperfect Past
By: Eve Seymour
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Death & the Gravedigger's Angel Death & the Gravedigger's Angel
By: Loretta Ross
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