Book Review: Death of a Busybody by George Bellairs

Synopsis from NetGalley: Miss Tither, the village busybody, is not the best-loved resident of Hilary Magna. She has made many enemies: bombarding the villagers with religious tracts, berating drunkards, and informing the spouses of cheating partners. Her murder, however, is still a huge shock to the Reverend Ethelred Claplady and his parish. Inspector Littlejohn’s understanding … More Book Review: Death of a Busybody by George Bellairs

ARC Review: The Antique House Murders by Leslie Nagel (The Oakwood Mystery Series #2)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In this irresistible cozy mystery from the author of The Book Club Murders, amateur sleuth Charley Carpenter fights to avenge a crime that hits far too close to home. Mulbridge House stood, silent and decaying, deep in the woods at the heart of Oakwood, Ohio, long before the passing of Augusta … More ARC Review: The Antique House Murders by Leslie Nagel (The Oakwood Mystery Series #2)

ARC Review: Swiss Vendetta by Tracee de Hahn (Agnes Luthi Mysteries #1)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In Tracee de Hahn’s magnetic debut, Swiss police detective Agnes Luthi finds herself trapped in a chateau during the blizzard of the century when she’s called out on her first homicide. Detective Agnes Luthi, a Swiss-American police officer in Lausanne, Switzerland, has just switched over to the Violent Crimes unit from … More ARC Review: Swiss Vendetta by Tracee de Hahn (Agnes Luthi Mysteries #1)

ARC Review: Plaid and Plagiarism (The Highland Bookshop Mystery Series: Book 1) by Molly MacRae

Official Synopsis from Amazon: A murder in a garden turns the four new owners of Yon Bonnie Books into amateur detectives, in a captivating new cozy mystery novel from Molly MacRae. Set in the weeks before the annual Inversgail Literature Festival in Scotland, Plaid and Plagiarism begins on a morning shortly after the four women … More ARC Review: Plaid and Plagiarism (The Highland Bookshop Mystery Series: Book 1) by Molly MacRae

ARC Review: Dying for Strawberries by Sharon Farrow (A Berry Basket Mystery #1)

Official Synopsis: With seasonal crowds flocking to its sandy beaches, lively downtown shops, and the Berry Basket, a berry emporium with something for everyone, the lakeshore village of Oriole Point is ripe for summer fun—and murder.   Much has changed for Marlee Jacob since she returned to Oriole Point, Michigan, three years ago. Between running … More ARC Review: Dying for Strawberries by Sharon Farrow (A Berry Basket Mystery #1)

ARC Review: Hell Bay by Will Thomas (Barker & Llewelyn Book 8)

Synopsis from Amazon: At the request of Her Majesty’s government, private enquiry agent Cyrus Barker agrees to take on his least favorite kind of assignment—he’s to provide security for a secret conference with the French government. The conference is to take place on the private estate of Lord Hargrave on a remote island off the … More ARC Review: Hell Bay by Will Thomas (Barker & Llewelyn Book 8)

ARC Review: The Book Club Murders by Leslie Nagel (The Oakwood Mystery Series #1)

Synopsis from Goodreads: In a charming cozy mystery series debut, Leslie Nagel’s irrepressible small-town heroine finds that her fellow mystery book club members may be taking their Agatha Christie a bit too literally—and murder a bit too lightly. Charley Carpenter has poured heart and soul into her clothing store, Old Hat Vintage Fashions. She’ll do … More ARC Review: The Book Club Murders by Leslie Nagel (The Oakwood Mystery Series #1)