Haunted House Murder by Leslie Meier, Lee Hollis, and Barbara Ross

I love seasonal novella collections! Haunted House Murder contains three cozy mystery novellas. Each is part of series, but they all worked well as stand-alones for me. Out of the three, the only one I really enjoyed was Hallowed Out by Barbara Ross. Haunted House Murder, the first in the …

A Taste of Murder by Helen Marchmont

“A Taste of Murder” is the third in the Bunburry series. I guess it could stand alone, but I’d suggest reading the first two. They’re short anyway, around 100 pages, so it’s not a huge commitment, and that way you’ll be introduced to the town and Alfie and have more background going on this …

A Murderous Ride by Helena Marchmont

“A Murderous Ride” is the second in the Bunburry series. I guess it could stand alone, but I’d suggest reading #1 first. It’s short anyway, just over 100 pages, so it’s not a huge commitment, and that way you’ll be introduced to the town and Alfie and have more background …

Murder at the Mousetrap by Helena Marchmont

Yes, I picked up Murder at the Mousetrap because of the Agatha Christie and Oscar Wilde references, and that it was on the shorter side. I was pleasantly surprised by how enjoyable it was. Alfie McAlister has retreated from London to the cottage in Bunburry he has inherited from an …

The St. Valentine’s Day Cookie Massacre by Elisabeth Crabtree

If I’ve learned anything from cozy mysteries, it’s that holidays go perfect with dead bodies. So, instead of reading a romance for today, I went with The St. Valentine’s Day Cookie Massacre and I was surprised by how much I enjoyed it. Kat has must moved back home from a …