There’s a Book for That: Holiday Cozies

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Does the holiday flurry put you in the mood for a cozy romance or mystery to snuggle up with—or perhaps wrap-up for the escapist reader on your list? If so, the following starred review, winter wonderful books will give you a reason to turn off The Hallmark Channel and turn the page…

 

Royal Holiday by Jasmine GuilloryROYAL HOLIDAY by Jasmine Guillory

Malcolm Hudson has been the Queen’s Private Secretary for years and has never given a personal, private tour…until now. He is intrigued by Vivian the moment he meets her and finds himself making excuses just to spend time with her. When flirtatious banter turns into a kiss under the mistletoe, things snowball into a full-on fling. With a ticking timer on their holiday romance, they are completely fine with ending their short, steamy fling come New Year’s Day…or are they?

 

Christmas Cupcake MurderCHRISTMAS CUPCAKE MURDER: A FESTIVE & DELICIOUS CHRISTMAS COZY MYSTERY by Joanne Fluke

As December turns Lake Eden, Minnesota, into the North Pole, the heat is on in Hannah Swensen’s kitchen to honor two Christmas promises: baking irresistible holiday cupcakes and preventing an attempted murderer from succeeding the second time around!

 

MRS. CLAUS AND THE SANTALAND SLAYINGS: A FUNNY & FESTIVE CHRISTMAS COZY MYSTERY by Liz Ireland

This Christmas season, travel to the North Pole you’ve never seen before—where Santa’s new wife, April Claus, is not only set on creating the perfect holiday—she’s also set on solving the perfect crime…

 

Eggnog MurderEGGNOG MURDER by Leslie Meier, Lee Hollis, Barbara Ross

“Three terrific tales of yuletide murder.” —Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

Few things in life are as picture perfect as Christmas in Maine—until murder dampens the holiday spirit. It must be something in the eggnog…

 

A Murder Yule RegretA MURDER YULE REGRET by Winnie Archer

Freelance photographer and Yeast of Eden bakery assistant Ivy Culpepper has just scored the job of a lifetime shooting the Dickensian dress-up X-mas party thrown by It Girl film actress Eliza Fox…until an unwanted guest appears.

 

 

An Eggnog to Die For by Amy PershingAN EGGNOG TO DIE FOR by Amy Pershing

Christmas is coming to Cape Cod, but when Sam Barnes finds a very dead Santa in a very hip restaurant, it’s up to her to sift out suspects who have been naughty vs. nice….

 

 

Her Christmas Cowboy by Jessica ClareHER CHRISTMAS COWBOY by Jessica Clare

From New York Times bestselling author Jessica Clare comes a Christmas Western filled with good cheer when new arrivals to Painted Barrel, Wyoming stir up romance and adventure.

 

 

 

The Secrets of Winter by Nicola UpsonTHE SECRETS OF WINTER: A JOSEPHINE TEY MYSTERY by Nicola Upson

A snowy Christmas gathering on an island off the Cornish coast goes murderously wrong. Pivoting on a real moment in history, the ninth novel in the Josephine Tey series draws on all the much-loved conventions of the Golden Age Christmas mystery, while giving them a contemporary twist.

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Her fiction writing has received the Author / Ambassador at Library Journal Self-e Authors, Winner Queen of the West Reader Favorite Award, Amazon Bestseller - Historical, Double finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the Mystery and Humorous Categories. Writing humorous cozy mysteries and romantic comedy, Jocie can find humor in most everything, even when she shouldn't. She lives in the Midwest on Dust Bunny Farm with her family.