Review :: Murder on the Pier by Merryn Allingham

I picked up the first Flora Steele mystery, The Bookshop Murder quite on a whim, really just because I was looking for a mystery novel and it was set in a bookshop. I thoroughly enjoyed that one and knew I would continue the series eventually. I finally read book two, Murder on the Pier, this […]

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Review :: Put Out to Pasture :: Amanda Flower

I love a cosy mystery – I don’t know if it’s the fun tropes, the way things wrap up nicely at the end, the cosy settings with quirky characters, or the adorable covers and punny titles. I’ve read a couple of Amanda Flower’s books before, so jumped at the chance to review her latest Put […]

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Christmassy Review :: The Enemy You Gnocchi :: Catherine Bruns

Synopsis It’s the deadliest thyme of the year… With snow dusting the ground and sauce sizzling on the stove, local chef Tessa Esposito is ready to serve up some holiday cheer. And with the annual Festival of Lights underway, it seems nothing can dim her spirits. Not even Mario Russo, the newest scrooge in town […]

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Review :: The Bookshop Murder by Merryn Allingham

I love a cosy mystery tv movie (hello Hallmark – Aurora Teagarden, Gourmet Detective, Mystery 101, ALL OF THEM) and have been keen to read some, but tbh there are just sooooo many out there that it’s hard to know where to start. I spotted The Bookshop Murder by Merryn Allingham on a Netgalley browse […]

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Christmassy :: Gingerdead Man :: Maya Corrigan

This holiday season Bayport, Maryland, is a dead ringer for Victorian London. Val and her grandfather are taking part in the Dickens of a Holiday festival. Val is hosting a private tea party serving the festival’s costumed volunteers, who range from Dickens divas like Madame Defarge and Miss Havisham to Ebenezer Scrooge and old St. […]

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Review :: Dead-End Detective :: Amanda Flower

I’m a big fan of Hallmark’s various Mystery tv series (faves so far are Aurora Teagarden, Murder She Baked, and Crossword Mysteries, but there are so many others I haven’t watched yet!) so when I spotted one of their latest mystery books, Dead-End Detective by Amanda Flower, available on NetGalley I was keen to check […]

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