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Subject: Great...but maybe not so popular cozy writers...know any?
Date Posted: 11/10/2007 2:29 PM ET
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These are some authors of cozy mysteries that I think are great, and I don't hear much about. Check them out and if you know of any others post them!

Sarah Graves-Home Repair is Homicide series.  Set in Maine

David Leitz- Fly Fishing mysteries, with Max Addams lodge owner.

Tim Myers- Lighthouse Inn series(mysteries) with Alex Winston Innkeeper

Sue Henry- Maxxie McNabb and Strech the dog series. The pair travel around in Maxxies RV and trouble finds them.

Dana Stabenow- Kate Shugak mysteries, set in Alaska.

Check them out!




2 for 1 on my bookshelf check out my cozies!

Last Edited on: 11/12/07 6:41 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 11/10/2007 4:44 PM ET
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Aimee, I am also a fan of Sarah Graves' series. Her newest, The Book of Old Houses, will be released on Dec. 26.

I recently read two cozies by Louise Penny--Still Life and Fatal Grace. The next in the series, The Cruelest Month, will be released on March 4. This series is set in Three Pines, Quebec, Canada. After I got past the unfamiliarity of certain terms (some French is involved), I thought these books were excellent.

I have also enjoyed  Gillian Roberts' Amanda Pepper series.


Date Posted: 11/10/2007 5:14 PM ET
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Great thanks! I have added them to my list of authors I have to check out.


Date Posted: 11/12/2007 11:34 AM ET
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I really like Susan Conant's dog lover mysteries.  I think the first one is Dead and Doggone.

Date Posted: 11/12/2007 11:48 AM ET
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I have read all of Dana Stabenow's books and most of Sue Henry's.I will check out Tim Meyer's series.Thanks!

Date Posted: 11/12/2007 12:51 PM ET
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Victoria Houston....she writes neat mysteries set here in Wisconsin.   They're well written and not overly brutal, just very entertaining.

Date Posted: 11/12/2007 1:21 PM ET
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Sharon Kahn writes the "Ruby the Rabbi's Widow" series featuring the congregation of Temple Rita in Eternal, Texas

Date Posted: 11/12/2007 2:23 PM ET
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A phenomenal cozy series from the late 1970s through the mid-1990s is the Sarah Kelling/Max Bittersohn series by Charlotte MacLeod.  The first in the series is The Family Vault.  Very popular 20 years ago but not so many people know about this series today -- they should, because it's still great!!

Date Posted: 11/12/2007 6:45 PM ET
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I just wanted to add, if you want to read a series in order, go to Stop You're Killing Me .com . It is a great website that lists all of your favorite authors books in order and you can also search for books based on the location they are set in or the occupation of the main character! And many other great features.