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Must-Read Cozy Mysteries for a Cozy Day

Looking to curl up with a good book? Thankfully these mystery books are called cozy for a reason. Get lost in solving a crime, and maybe a cat or two will help you along the way.

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    The Thursday Murder Club Book Cover Picture
    The Thursday Murder Club Book Cover Picture

    The Thursday Murder Club

    by Richard Osman

    In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly in the Jigsaw Room to discuss unsolved crimes; together they call themselves The Thursday Murder Club. When a local developer is found dead with a mysterious photograph left next to the body, the Thursday Murder Club suddenly find themselves in the middle of their first live case.
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    The Thursday Murder Club Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $26.00

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    Brewed Awakening Book Cover Picture
    Brewed Awakening Book Cover Picture

    Brewed Awakening

    by Cleo Coyle

    Coffee and cozies? Count me in! In this delicious installment in the Coffeehouse mystery series, New York Times bestselling author Cleo Coyle turns the plot inside out, making the lead protagonist of the story the victim. Claire Cosi, Barista and owner of the popular New York City Cafe The Village Blend, wakes up in a park one day to discover she has no memory of the last fifteen years. She doesn’t know where she is, who her fiancé is, and that she is the sole witness to a terrible crime. When authorities grow suspicious that Claire is pretending to be the victim, Claire must regain her memory fast before she ends up in prison as an accomplice to murder.
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    Brewed Awakening Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $27.00

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    The Shooting at Chateau Rock Book Cover Picture
    The Shooting at Chateau Rock Book Cover Picture

    The Shooting at Chateau Rock

    by Martin Walker

    When a local’s troubling death is linked to a Russian oligarch and his multinational conglomerate, Bruno faces one of his toughest cases yet, one that brings together a French notary and a rock star–and, of course, Bergerac red and white.
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    The Shooting at Chateau Rock Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $25.95

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    A Game of Cones Book Cover Picture
    A Game of Cones Book Cover Picture

    A Game of Cones

    by Abby Collette

    In this charming mystery series set in an ice cream shop, no case is too cold to crack!
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    A Game of Cones Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $16.00

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    Lavender Blue Murder Book Cover Picture
    Lavender Blue Murder Book Cover Picture

    Lavender Blue Murder

    by Laura Childs

    Coffee not your cup of tea? Then dip into the latest Tea Shop Mystery! Tea maven Theodosia Browning is stirring up trouble again. Bring on the drama, recipes, and southern charm. This New York Times bestselling cozy series is the perfect blend of tea and solving murders.
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    Lavender Blue Murder Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $26.00

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    Aunt Dimity and the Heart of Gold Book Cover Picture
    Aunt Dimity and the Heart of Gold Book Cover Picture

    Aunt Dimity and the Heart of Gold

    by Nancy Atherton

    In this new installment of the bestselling Aunt Dimity series, a dreary Christmas leads to hidden treasure and new friendships.
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    Aunt Dimity and the Heart of Gold Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $16.00

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    The Dog Who Knew Too Much Book Cover Picture
    The Dog Who Knew Too Much Book Cover Picture

    The Dog Who Knew Too Much

    by Krista Davis

    In the pet-friendly town of Wagtail, Virginia, you don’t need to choose between being a cat person or a dog person. You can be both! In this installment of the Paws and Claws mystery series, a celebrity pup comes to town for some R&R. Inn owner Holly Miller finds that the dog is nothing but trouble and things don’t get better when the star dog stumbles across a dead body.
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    The Dog Who Knew Too Much Book Cover Picture

    Mass Market Paperback
    $7.99

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    Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines Book Cover Picture
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    Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines

    by Jennifer J. Chow

    When a local teacher is found dead, LA’s newest pet groomer Mimi Lee finds herself in a pawful predicament—with her younger sister’s livelihood on the line.
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    Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $16.00

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    Premeditated Mortar Book Cover Picture

    Premeditated Mortar

    by Kate Carlisle

    Contractor Shannon Hammer gets tangled up in murder at a spooky old asylum in the latest Fixer-Upper Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Kate Carlisle. . . .
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    Premeditated Mortar Book Cover Picture

    Mass Market Paperback
    $7.99

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    Death of a Wandering Wolf Book Cover Picture
    Death of a Wandering Wolf Book Cover Picture

    Death of a Wandering Wolf

    by Julia Buckley

    Hana Keller is enjoying a day off from serving up tea and delicious pastries at her family’s Hungarian Tea House when her downtime turns deadly….
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    Death of a Wandering Wolf Book Cover Picture

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    $7.99

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    Miss Julia Knows a Thing or Two

    by Ann B. Ross

    Miss Julia has decided to turn over a new leaf. It’s time to stop meddling in other peoples’ lives, she thinks–but her hands are full before long! Her neighbor Mildred is sent into a tizzy when a grandchild she’s never met shows up on her doorstep. And Mildred’s husband keeps forgetting who she is, so she’s all on her own. Meanwhile, Etta Mae is worried about losing her job now that the Handy Home Helpers is up for sale. Luckily, Miss Julia has experience dealing with children dropped on doorsteps, and sweeps in to lend a hand. But there’s something missing in that child’s life, and Miss Julia knows exactly what it is.
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    Miss Julia Knows a Thing or Two Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $27.00

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    Cat Me If You Can Book Cover Picture
    Cat Me If You Can Book Cover Picture

    Cat Me If You Can

    by Miranda James

    Charlie Harris and his feline companion Diesel take a bookish vacation but discover that murder never takes a holiday, in this all-new installment of the New York Times bestselling series. 
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    Cat Me If You Can Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $26.00

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    A Case of Cat and Mouse Book Cover Picture
    A Case of Cat and Mouse Book Cover Picture

    A Case of Cat and Mouse

    by Sofie Kelly

    A reality TV crew has come to town and brought librarian Kathleen Paulson and her two magical cats more than their fair share of real-life drama, in the newest installment of this New York Times bestselling series.
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    A Case of Cat and Mouse Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $26.00

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    Killer Chardonnay Book Cover Picture
    Killer Chardonnay Book Cover Picture

    Killer Chardonnay

    by Kate Lansing

    A young winery owner won’t let one sour grape ruin the bunch in the first installment of this exciting cozy mystery series.
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    Killer Chardonnay Book Cover Picture

    Mass Market Paperback
    $7.99

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    Haunted Homicide Book Cover Picture
    Haunted Homicide Book Cover Picture

    Haunted Homicide

    by Lucy Ness

    Avery Morgan has been hired to breathe new life into the Portage Path Women’s Club, but first she’ll have to deal with a dead body and a meddling ghost.
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    Haunted Homicide Book Cover Picture

    Mass Market Paperback
    $7.99

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    Murder in the Margins Book Cover Picture
    Murder in the Margins Book Cover Picture

    Murder in the Margins

    by Margaret Loudon

    The plot thickens for American gothic writer Penelope Parish when a murder near her quaint British bookshop reveals a novel’s worth of killer characters.
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    Murder in the Margins Book Cover Picture

    Mass Market Paperback
    $7.99

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    Dying for Devil's Food Book Cover Picture
    Dying for Devil's Food Book Cover Picture

    Dying for Devil’s Food

    by Jenn McKinlay

    Looking for a tasty read? Cupcake extraordinaire Mel Cooper never liked high school or Cassidy, the mean former homecoming queen. But she would never wish her harm! When Cassidy is found dead with evidence pointing to Mel as the murderer, she must whip up a quick defense while also catering her fifteen-year high school reunion.
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    Dying for Devil's Food Book Cover Picture

    Mass Market Paperback
    $7.99

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    Fishing for Trouble Book Cover Picture
    Fishing for Trouble Book Cover Picture

    Fishing for Trouble

    by Elizabeth Logan

    Something fishy is going on at a local seafood processing plant, and Charlie Cooke is on the hook to solve the case in this new Alaskan Diner Mystery.
    Fishing for Trouble Book Cover Picture
    Fishing for Trouble Book Cover Picture

    Mass Market Paperback
    $7.99

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    Dying in a Winter Wonderland Book Cover Picture
    Dying in a Winter Wonderland Book Cover Picture

    Dying in a Winter Wonderland

    by Vicki Delany

    In the town of Rudolph, New York, the Christmas season should make spirits bright, but as the year comes to an end, so does a life, in the fifth installment of this charming cozy mystery series.
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    Dying in a Winter Wonderland Book Cover Picture

    Mass Market Paperback
    $7.99

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    Lady Takes the Case Book Cover Picture
    Lady Takes the Case Book Cover Picture

    Lady Takes the Case

    by Eliza Casey

    The first book in the new historical Manor Cat series is the perfect cozy mystery for a Downton Abbey fan. When a dinner party at Danby Hall turns deadly, the feisty Lady Cecilia Bates, her clever maid Jane, and intuitive cat Jack are on the case. Agatha Christie meets Jane Austen in this historically detailed mystery.
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    Lady Takes the Case Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $16.00

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    Murder Is a Must Book Cover Picture

    Murder Is a Must

    by Marty Wingate

    Determined to make the First Edition Library a success, Hayley Burke wasn’t expecting to have to solve an old friend’s murder in this all-new mystery from USA Today bestselling author Marty Wingate.
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    Murder Is a Must Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $26.00

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    Murder, She Wrote: A Time for Murder Book Cover Picture
    Murder, She Wrote: A Time for Murder Book Cover Picture

    Murder, She Wrote: A Time for Murder

    by Jessica Fletcher and Jon Land

    A cozy mystery list would be incomplete without a Murder, She Wrote book. The 50th installment of the USA Today bestselling series, A Time for Murder, features a dual time line. Jessica Fletcher, one of America’s most memorable sleuths, returns to high school in order to investigate the murder of an old colleague that may be related to the first murder mystery she ever solved.  
    Murder, She Wrote: A Time for Murder Book Cover Picture
    Murder, She Wrote: A Time for Murder Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $26.00

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    Handbook for Homicide Book Cover Picture
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    Handbook for Homicide

    by Lorna Barrett

    Tricia Miles must swim against the tide to catch a killer when Haven’t Got A Clue’s assistant manager is accused of murder in the latest entry to Lorna Barrett’s New York Times bestselling Booktown series.
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    Handbook for Homicide Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $26.00

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