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Cozy Mysteries

If you enjoy mysteries that contain very little explicit violence or sex – and often a dose of humor – then check out these cozy mysteries!

The Long Quiche Goodbye - A Cheese Shop Mystery*
Avery Aames

A Deadly Cliché - A Books by the Bay Mystery *
Ellery Adams

The Darling Dahlias and the Naked Ladies - A Darling Dahlias Mystery *
Susan Wittig Albert

Recipes for Love and Murder - A Tannie Maria Mystery *
Sally Andrew

Murder With Puffins - A Meg Langslow Mystery *
Donna Andrews

The Walking Bread – Bread Shop Mystery*
Winnie Archer

Aunt Dimity’s Good Deed- Aunt Dimity Mystery *
Nancy Atherton

Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death - An Agatha Raisin Mystery *
M.C. Beaton

A Veiled Deception - A Vintage Magic Mystery *
Annette Blair

Her Royal Spyness - A Royal Spyness Mystery *
Rhys Bowen

Death on the Downs - A Fethering Mystery *
Simon Brett

The Ghost and Mrs. Jeffries - A Mrs. Jeffries Mystery / Victorian Mysteries *
Emily Brightwell

Wish You Were Here - A Mrs. Murphy Mystery *
Rita Mae Brown

While My Pretty One Knits - A Black Sheep Knitting Mystery *
Anne Canadeo

Murder At Mullings - Florence Norris Series*
Dorothy Cannell

The Chocolate Cat Caper - Chocoholic Mystery *
JoAnna Carl

Homicide in Hardcover - A Bibliophile Mystery *
Kate Carlisle

Sew Deadly -  Southern Sewing Circle Mystery*
Elizabeth Lynn Casey

Photo Finished - Scrapbooking Mysteries *
Laura Childs

On What Grounds - A Coffeehouse Mystery *
Cleo Coyle

A Catered Murder - Mystery with Recipes *
Isis Crawford

The Alpine Advocate - An Emma Lord Mystery *
Mary Daheim

Catering to Nobody – Goldy Schulz Culinary Mystery *
Diane Mott Davidson

Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen - Year-Round Christmas Series *
Vicki Delany

The Readaholics and the Falcon Fiasco - Book Club Series *
Laura DiSilverio

Death At Wentwater Court - Daisy Dalrymple Mysteries *
Carola Dunn

Crewel World - A Needlecraft Mystery *
Monica Ferris

Death Takes Priority - A Postmistress Mystery
Jean Flowers

Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder - A Hannah Swensen Mystery *
Joanne Fluke

A Murder for the Books – Blue Ridge Library Mystery*
Victoria Gilbert

Death by Cashmere – Seaside Knitters Mystery*
Sally Goldenbaum

Death By Chocolate Malted Milkshake – Death by Chocolate Mystery*
Sarah Graves

Last Puzzle & Testament - A Puzzle Lady Mystery *
Parnell Hall

Death On Demand - A Death on Demand Mystery *
Carolyn Hart

Yarned and Dangerous - A Tangled Web Mystery
Sadie Hartwell

Hooked On Murder -  Crochet Mystery*
Betty Hetchman

Dutch Me Deadly - A Passport to Peril Mystery *
Maddy Hunter

Hail to the Chef - A White House Chef Mystery *
Julie Hyzy

Murder Past Due -  Cat in the Stacks Mystery*
Miranda James

A Panicked Premonition - A Psychic Eye Mystery *
Victoria Laurie

This Pen For Hire - A Jaine Austen Mystery *
Laura Levine

May Day – Murder By Month Mystery*
Jess Lourey

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency*
Alexander McCall Smith

Books Can Be Deceiving - A Library Lover’s Mystery *
Jenn McKinlay

Silver Anniversary Murder - A Lucy Stone Mystery *
Leslie Meier

Too Many Crooks Spoil The Broth – Pennsylvania Dutch Mysteries*
Tamar Myers

Rosemary And Crime - A Spice Shop Mystery *
Gail Oust

The Body in the Belfry - A Faith Fairchild Mystery *
Katherine Hall Page

Southern Fried -  A Southern Fried Mystery*
Cathy Pickens

The Hangman’s Row Enquiry - An Ivy Beasley Mystery *
Ann Purser

Knit One, Kill Two - A Knitting Mystery *
Maggie Sefton

The Jazz Files – Poppy Denby Investigates Series *
Fiona Veitch Smith

Shades of Grey - Dulcie Schwartz Feline Mystery *
Clea Simon

Two Birds With One Stone -  Helen & Martha Cozy Mysteries*
Sigrid Vansandt


*part of a series

rev. ajb 6/19