Quilling Me Softly Meet the craft group swapping decoupage for deception and glues for clues… Violet Brewer is the owner of Rooney-at-Burrow’s charming wool shop, Brewer’s Loop, and the organiser of its weekly crafting group. Nothing much usually happens in the sleepy little English village. Until now. But when Sir Buster Burniston, much-loved owner of… Continue reading Quilling Me Softly by Nigel May – a very crafty cosy!
Blood on the Tyne: Red Snow (book 3 in the Rosie Robson series). A dead body. A hoard of forged banknotes. A gangster out for blood. Newcastle, December 1955. Returning home after a weekend away, singer and amateur sleuth Rosie Robson discovers a man lying on a baggage trolley with his throat cut. After the… Continue reading Blood on the Tyne: Red Snow by Colin Garrow
An Ear for Trouble Elise Butler is a wildlife biologist who enjoys her stable (if somewhat predictable) job in finance at the World Wildlife Trust. However, when the veterinarian at Riverbend Animal Conservation Center goes missing, Elise offers to help the unlucky wildlife Conservation Center get back on its feet. Not only will the job… Continue reading An Ear for Trouble by K T Lee
Angel Of The Lost Treasure An ancient secret hidden within a mother’s song … When young widow, Marie-Ange Norton is invited to Beauregard in France by the mysterious Monsieur Malleval to collect an inheritance, she has no choice but to accept. But when she embarks on the voyage with her fiery-tempered travelling companion Capitaine Hugo… Continue reading Angel of the Lost Treasure by Marie Laval
When Bella Black arrives in a sleepy Wiltshire village, it seems like the perfect place for a new start: a lovely home, exciting job and an attractive colleague or two to take her mind off her recent divorce. When people start disappearing, she realises she holds the key to a mystery bigger than she could… Continue reading Acts of Kindness by Heather Barnett
Synopsis Something sinister is afoot in the streets of Dundee, when a puppeteer is found murdered behind his striped Punch and Judy stand, as children sit cross-legged drinking ginger beer. At once, Dandy Gilver’s semmingly-innocuous investigation into plagiarism takes a darker turn. The gruesome death seems to be inextricably bound to the gloomy offices of… Continue reading The Mirror Dance by Catriona McPherson
Murder on the Menu The first book in a NEW cosy mystery series! Still spinning from the hustle and bustle of city life, Jodie ‘Nosey’ Parker is glad to be back in the Cornish village she calls home. Having quit the Met Police in search of something less dangerous, the change of pace means she… Continue reading Two Nosey Parker Cosy Mysteries by Fiona Leitch: brilliant!
Blurb Landscape architect Tory Benning returns in a holiday mystery tied up with a bow! Still struggling with the death of her husband, Tory Benning is doing her best to get into the festive spirit of the holiday season, but when her landscaping company’s email is hacked and there’s a break-in at the office, it’s… Continue reading Quickie review: Murder in the Christmas Tree Lot by Judith Gonda
Synopsis When the Exham-on-Sea residents are targeted by anonymous emails containing apparently harmless nursery rhymes, no one knows whether to laugh or shudder until an unexplained death touches the town. Libby Forest, baker, chocolatier and Exham’s very own resident private investigator, alongside her partner Max Ramshore, set out to solve the puzzle before more people… Continue reading Murder at the Gorge by Frances Evesham
Synopsis Mrs. Virgil (Emily) Pollifax of New Brunswick, New Jersey, was a widow with grown children. She was tired of attending her Garden Club meetings. She wanted to do something good for her country. So, naturally, she became a CIA agent. This time, the assignment sounds as tasty as a taco. A quick trip to… Continue reading Quickie review: The Unexpected Mrs Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman