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Date Posted: 10/5/2015 2:51 PM ET
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Lulie, I'm so sorry to hear about all of the flooding!  

Subject: Cozy Mysteries and Great books!
Date Posted: 10/6/2015 11:22 AM ET
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I have just listed some more books that someone will love!

Date Posted: 1/19/2016 3:32 PM ET
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I really enjoy the Diane Mott Davidson series.I don't know if the Alphabet series by Sue Grafton would be considered a "cozy," but I love them also. I try to start all the series from the beginning.

Subject: Best Cozy Mysteries
Date Posted: 3/7/2016 10:04 AM ET
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I have listed some more books lately, so you may want to order some of them.

Subject: Late on the Cozy Suggestion
Date Posted: 3/25/2016 7:50 AM ET
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I see this hasn't been posted on in years but I've just recently given up Regency Romance for Cozy Mysteries (am I in the murdering mood).  I've found some great ones.  Krista Davis and her Domestic Diva Series I've read all of them and just love every single one.  Duffy Brown has a consignment shop series that's "to die for".   Jane Cleland if you love antiques with a bit of murder.  There are so many great ones out there that you never have to worry about something to read.   Hope this makes it's way to somebody. 

Date Posted: 4/16/2016 1:05 PM ET
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Susie,   I also enjoy Duffy Browns Consignment shop series and I'm anxious to start her new series called The Cycle Path Mysteries!

Krista Davis is also another favorite cozy author of mine.

Date Posted: 4/20/2016 10:32 PM ET
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My favorite cozy mysteries are:

Murder, She Wrote

Monica Ferris Needlecraft mysteries

Joanne Fluke's Hannah Swenson series

Subject: Cozy Mysteries
Date Posted: 5/9/2016 9:59 AM ET
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Just finished Death of a Traveling Man by M.C. Beaton with main character,

Constable Hamish Macbeth, and I love these cozy mysteries! 

Date Posted: 6/8/2016 1:02 PM ET
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Speaking of M.C. Beaton and her Hamish books, I just finished Death of a Nurse, and Death of a Liar, heart Hamish.

Date Posted: 6/8/2016 1:09 PM ET
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A couple of new to me cozy series that I have enjoyed a lot are:

 

Mack's Bar Series by  Allyson K. Abbott  Murder on the Rocks (Mack's Bar, Bk 1)

Maine Clambake series by  Barbara Ross  Boiled Over (Maine Clambake, Bk 2)

 
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The Supper Club mysteries are really interesting and different, I am up to finished Bk 3 of this series:

 

 

Date Posted: 7/19/2016 6:12 PM ET
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Thanks for all the great recommendations!  =)

Date Posted: 7/20/2016 7:19 AM ET
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I've recently discovered the "Miss Julia" series by Ann B Ross. There are mysteries but no murders, (that I know of). Delightful.

Subject: Great Cozies!
Date Posted: 8/13/2016 12:24 AM ET
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If you look at my book list available on my paperbackswap.com you can find some great cozy mysteries! If you have never read

Anne George books and you are a good southern sister, you need to try them! They are funny and each is a mystery, and she only

wrote eight books before she died!! I ask a friend who is quite a literary queen what she thought of these books, and she said, "I loved

each one, but she died after writing only 8!!! Isn't that awful!!!   They are a bit crazy at times but very entertaining if you enjoy laughing!!

And if you can find them on this list!!! I am about ready to read each one again!!!

Subject: cozy mysteries
Date Posted: 8/16/2016 11:59 AM ET
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Has anyone read a book by Kristen Hannah? Did you like it?

Date Posted: 9/3/2016 9:42 PM ET
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I read Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah and really liked it.

Date Posted: 9/10/2016 9:43 AM ET
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An Irish Country Doctor - Patrick Taylor pretty good.

Date Posted: 9/26/2016 11:07 PM ET
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Kate Collins Flower Shop Mysteries are all a hoot! BUT BE WARNED......do not - DO NOT expect the same stories on the Hallmark Channel's version of these stories.  Hallmark has totally ruined the stories and put delightful Brook Shields in a part that really doesn't suit her at all!

Katz

Date Posted: 10/20/2016 6:32 PM ET
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I really like the Victoria Trumball mysteries by Cynthia Riggs. Victoria is a 92 year old who gets involved in a murder investigation. She is exactly what I want to be like when I am 92. The first book is "Deadly Nightshade". Victoria is a knowlegeable gardener and all of the books are named for plants that grow on Martha's Vineyard. This is a bonus for me as I like to garden too and I am familiar with the plant species that she uses in the books.

Subject: Best Cozy Mysteries
Date Posted: 11/8/2016 9:50 AM ET
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I have just finished reading 2 great mysteries by Kate Carlisle,  Homicide in Hardcover, and  If Books Could Kill !  I was not familiar with

this author, but I read each one to the very end to see what happened. Very good writing! And I do not smoke!

 

Subject: Favorite Cozy Mysteries
Date Posted: 12/11/2016 11:55 AM ET
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My all time favorite is Victoria Thompson's Gaslight series which takes place in NYC at the turn of the century. I love the two main characters. Since I read through all of hers so quickly I have discovered that I also enjoy Maisie Dobbs and Anne Perry's Monk series. They are all historical fiction mysteries so I really enjoy learning a bit about the time periods represented. Maisie Dobbs was a nurse in The Great War (WWI) and is solving cases that seem to tie back to the war. The Monk series takes place in London after the Crimean war. Great characters and smart mysteries. 

Subject: More Cozy Mysteries
Date Posted: 5/15/2017 11:26 PM ET
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I have added some more books to my list. Some Laura Bradford books, MC Beaton books, and Susan Wiggs, as well as Mary Alice Monroe!

 

Date Posted: 5/17/2017 2:31 PM ET
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Miss Seeton, the ones by Her on Carvic.

Evan Evans, by Rhys Bowen.

Superintendent Otani, by James Melville.

The ones set in Oxford, by Veronica Stallwood

Sheila Mallory, by Hazel Holt

Antonia Fraser's, I forget the name of her detective

Oh, and Emma Lathen's.

Subject: Hamish McBeth cozy mysteries by M. C. Beaton
Date Posted: 10/6/2017 7:03 PM ET
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I just posted some Hamish McBeth mysteries by M. C. Beaton and I loved all of the them!

Subject: Great book!
Date Posted: 10/8/2017 10:42 PM ET
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I just posted A Maggie Hope Mystery by Susan Elia Macneal:  His Majesty's Hope. It is a great book like al of her books!

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