Grievance in Gingerbread Alley by Leighann Dobbs

Grievance in Gingerbread Alley is the second of the Christmas Village Cozies. They’re both quick fun reads and I read this one right after the first. Gus is on vacation in Christmas Village, playing jazz piano at the North Pole Lounge. She knows Christmas Village can’t be as perfect and …

Cadaver on Candy Cane Lane by Leighann Dobbs

Cadaver on Candy Cane Lane is a fun, quirky mystery novella. Christmas Village is Christmas village. It’s where elves make toys, a pear tree grows in the middle of winter, swans swim in the lake, and reindeer talk. A lot of the activities are for tourists, tourism is big business …

A Murderous Affair by Leighann Dobbs and Harmony Williams

Lady Katherine is a non-traditional woman for her time. Her passion is solving murder mysteries, and only a few people know that’s what she does. Most people believe she’s a matchmaker.  A Murderous Affair is the first I’ve read in the series. It works fine as a stand-alone, but I …

A Purrfect Alibi by Leighann Dobbs

In A Purrfect Alibi, the Oyster Cove Guesthouse is full of psychics, mediums, tea readers, etc. all hoping to speak to the ghost of Jedediah Biddeford and find his treasure. Josie doesn’t believe in ghosts and is really just happy to have paying guests, until—surprise, surprise—one of them ends up …

A Whisker in the Dark by Leighann Dobbs

A Whisker in the Dark was a fun, easy, silly read. Josie owns a guesthouse where people keep ending up dead. Well, this time around the first dead body is a skeleton from 300 years ago, but we end up with a murder soon enough—and it’s probably no surprise with …

A Twist in the Tail by Leighann Dobbs

First of all, A Twist in the Tail has talking cats. They don’t talk out loud to people, but they talk to each other in English. They have conversations and find clues and discuss the best way to help their not so competent humans. It caught me off-guard. I knew …