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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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    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

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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

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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

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    Mimi Lee Gets a Clue Book Cover Picture
    Mimi Lee Gets a Clue Book Cover Picture

    Mimi Lee Gets a Clue

    by Jennifer J. Chow

    First in the brand new Sassy Cat mystery series! Mimi Lee lives a relatively normal life running her Hollywood pet-grooming business and thwarting the arrangements of her matchmaking mother. Oh, and she has a talking cat that only she can hear. And they solve murder mysteries. Yeah. Totally normal.
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    Mimi Lee Gets a Clue Book Cover Picture

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    Shot Through the Hearth Book Cover Picture
    Shot Through the Hearth Book Cover Picture

    Shot Through the Hearth

    by Kate Carlisle

    This latest installment in the New York Times bestselling Fixer-Upper mysteries follows contractor Shannon Hammer as she fixes up houses and nails down criminals. A special treat for fans of Hallmark movies because Framed For Murder, a Hallmark Movies & Mystery Original starring Jewel, is based on the Fixer-Upper Mystery series!
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    Shot Through the Hearth Book Cover Picture

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    Careless Whiskers Book Cover Picture
    Careless Whiskers Book Cover Picture

    Careless Whiskers

    by Miranda James

    Librarian Charlie Harris and his main coon cat Diesel make the perfect sleuthing duo in the New York Times bestselling Cat in the Stacks mystery series. Charlie has sworn off investigating murders, but gets right back to sleuthing when his daughter becomes the prime suspect in a local murder case. Perfect for fans of books and cats!
    Careless Whiskers Book Cover Picture
    Careless Whiskers Book Cover Picture

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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

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    Silent Night, Deadly Night Book Cover Picture
    Silent Night, Deadly Night Book Cover Picture

    Silent Night, Deadly Night

    by Vicki Delany

    It’s Christmas all year round in the town of Rudolph, so pick up this cozy during any season! Holiday joy is threatened when a group of grinches visits the town and Merry will need to use all of her investigative gifts to wrap this mystery up and save Santa and her favorite holiday.
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    Silent Night, Deadly Night Book Cover Picture

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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

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    The Bodies in the Library Book Cover Picture
    The Bodies in the Library Book Cover Picture

    The Bodies in the Library

    by Marty Wingate

    First in a charming new mystery series from USA Today bestselling author Marty Wingate. Will appeal to anyone who loves books about books, and especially lovers of Golden age mysteries. It’s Hayley Burke’s dream to modernize The First Edition Society and bring new life to the collection of classic mysteries. But when an Agatha Christie fan fiction writer is found dead in the library, Hayley is thrown into a real life murder mystery.
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    The Bodies in the Library Book Cover Picture

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

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