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On National Cuddle Up Day, what could be much better than cuddling up with a great relaxing secret? This subgenre of criminal offense fiction uses simply enough intrigue and puzzle-solving to keep readers interested– however not a lot violence or threat that we anxiously spill our cups of tea. Sign up with the bookworms at Writers Relief as we wrap ourselves in our preferred blankets, cuddle up by the fire, and crack open one of these terrific comfortable secrets.
Our Favorite Cozy Mysteries
Consigned to Death by Jane K. Cleland.
This is the very first book in Clelands Josie Prescott series. When the owner of a collection Josie has actually simply examined turns up dead, regional cops discover Josies fingerprints all over the pieces in the collection– consisting of the murder weapon.
Killer Kung Pao: A Noodle Shop Mystery # 6 by Vivien Chien.
Christie is thought about one of the pioneers of the cozy subgenre with her Miss Marple series. When out of favor Colonel Protheroe is found murdered in the Reverend Clementss research study, the clergyman soon ends up being the prime suspect in the case. The investigation discovers several other possible suspects amongst the residents of St. Mary Mead, however, and its up to village busybody and amateur sleuth Jane Marple to help Inspector Slack apprehend the real murderer
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley.
Halloween Hijinks by Kathi Daley.
A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette.
The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie.
The very first novel of the twenty-one book No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series introduces Precious Ramotswe, a new detective whos worked with to find a missing out on spouse, find a con male, and track a wayward daughter. Her real test will be discovering a missing out on kid who may have been abducted by witch physicians
The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency (Book 1) by Alexander McCall Smith
In this entry from the Flavia de Luce series, its the summertime of 1950 in Bishops Lacey, England, and eleven-year-old aspiring chemist Flavia de Luce and her daddy, Colonel Laurence de Luce, have made an odd discovery on their cooking area doorstep: a dead bird with a postage stamp impaled on its beak. Later on that night the sound of upset voices awakens Flavia, who then eavesdrops on a heated conversation between her dad and a male Flavia does not know. Unable to go back to sleep, Flavia wanders into the garden, where she finds the complete stranger, barely alive, lying among the cucumber plants. With his dying breath, he whispers, “Vale.” What does all this mean? When the authorities investigation of the death results in the arrest of Colonel de Luce, Flavia begins an investigation of her own in order to resolve the mystery and vindicate her father.
The Zoe Donovan series is among the coziest out there (Daley even consists of recipes for a few of the dishes enjoyed by the characters in the story). This first book in the series presents twenty-four-year-old small-town animal control officer Zoe Donovan, who must take on the function of amateur sleuth in order to fix the murder of a rival towns high school football coach– and exonerate her wrongly accused finest good friend. She gets help from an unanticipated source, her intermediate school nemesis, and finds herself navigating clashing feelings as romantic sparks fly
This book kicks off a lovely series of comfortable mysteries that revolves around an ice cream store. With her father as the prime suspect in the death, Wyn is determined to capture the cold killer
In book six of this eight-book series, Lana Lee is ready to kick back from running her households Chinese dining establishment in Clevelands Asia Village– however then she witnesses a vehicle accident in the car park. Lana tries to decipher the killers identity before another murder takes place when dangers are made between the two ladies involved in the accident and one later ends up dead.
Concern: What is your favorite comfortable mystery series?
This book kicks off a charming series of comfortable mysteries that revolves around an ice cream store. In this entry from the Flavia de Luce series, its the summertime of 1950 in Bishops Lacey, England, and eleven-year-old ambitious chemist Flavia de Luce and her dad, Colonel Laurence de Luce, have actually made a weird discovery on their kitchen area doorstep: a dead bird with a postage stamp impaled on its beak. Christie is thought about one of the leaders of the relaxing subgenre with her Miss Marple series. The Zoe Donovan series is one of the coziest out there (Daley even includes recipes for some of the dishes delighted in by the characters in the story). This very first book in the series presents twenty-four-year-old small-town animal control officer Zoe Donovan, who need to take on the role of amateur sleuth in order to solve the murder of a rival towns high school football coach– and exonerate her incorrectly accused finest buddy.