If you love the slice-of-life cozy mysteries that take place in a small town, Hammers and Homicide by Paula Charles is definitely for you.
PLOT TWIST by Erin La Rosa, a sweet and steamy, contemporary romance, is utterly satisfying in all of the best ways.
Starling House with its intricately plotted story line weaving past injustices with present ones with revenge and retribution with a through line of family secrets is an engrossing and moving read.
“Four Weddings and a Puppy” by Lizzie Shane is a standalone novel set in Pine Hollow, VT. The book intertwines the themes of childhood crush, opposites attract, friendship, and comfort. The heroine, Kendall, attempts to save her family’s ski resort by organizing wedding receptions, while concurrently managing feelings for her childhood crush Brody, an Olympic skier. The book is praised for its chemistry, supportive friend group, humor, and heartwarming moments.
Barbacoa, Bomba, and Betrayal by Raquel V. Reyes mixes a delicious cozy culinary mystery with important social justice issues.
MURDER BY THE SEASHORE by the Samara Yew is the first book in a debut cozy mystery series set in a Socal bookstore.
Sugar Plum Poisoned by Jenn McKinlay is the delicious new book in her long running Cupcake Bakery Mystery series
LAST WORD TO THE WISE by Ann Claire is a wintery, bookish cozy mystery, the second in the Christie Bookshop series.
Snowed in for Christmas by Jaqueline Snowe is a sweet and sexy holiday romance between an adorable sunshine and grump couple.
Kiss and Spell is a contemporary, witchy, slow-burn, friends-to-lovers romance with a bit of steam. Hat tip for being body-positive and featuring fierce and gorgeous Black women.