Goldy is a caterer, mom, and divorcee in a small town in Colorado. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In the midst of a field of themed cozies which include everything from culinary cozies filled with recipes to knitting and quilting cozies, there are also quite a few cozies set in libraries or bookstores for the bibliophiles amongst us. This list focuses on the best cozy mystery series with two or more published books available. 8,477 ratings — First book: Her Royal Spyness, Inspector Singh is a policeman from Singapore who travels around Asia solving murders. Historical Romance and Cozy Mysteries. This series is loved for its independent, sarcastic, strong-willed heroine in her 1880s setting. 2,204 ratings — Every time I would visit her, she would tell me about the “crazy antics” in her latest Rita Mae Brown book. Thankfully, I’m not alone, if the number of cozy mysteries set in a library or bookstore are an indication. 1,505 ratings — See more ideas about cozy mysteries, mystery, mystery books. 9 of the best cozy mysteries Few subgenres do series better than the cozy mystery. 769 ratings — The Gold Pawn by LA Chandlar. In the first book, she has to investigate a murder to prove her own innocence. She’s cunning, engaging, and just wants to help people. First book: Body Movers, Tricia runs a mystery bookstore in a town full of bookstores (can I move there?) A Game of Cones. First book: Set in London in 1932, this series features Lady Victoria Georgiana “Georgie” Charlotte Eugenie trying to live as an ordinary person. Explore Now. First book: Murder with Fried Chicken and Waffles, You’re going to have to dig through some used bookstores (brick or digital) to find the first book, but it’s worth it. Now make that food soul food, and I am so there. This series is the basis for the Murder She Baked movie series from Hallmark. 260 ratings — First book: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, Paranormal cozies set in southwestern island featuring a classical musician stranded far from her Virginia home. Check this out. My favorite: This is the cozy mystery series that started it all for me, so it has a special place in my heart. published 2012, avg rating 4.25 — 69 ratings — One of my favorites is historical mysteries. published 2014, avg rating 3.63 — You get 12 books for a throwaway price and a ‘howlingly good read’ for the dog days of summer. So, please, feel free to add your favorites in the comments of this post! 43 ratings — First book: Catering to Nobody, Another food cozy in a small town, but this one features a baker in Minnesota. Save the Date: A Christian Romance Anthology of Faith-Filled Weddings by 12 Best Selling Authors. Agatha Raisin retires from a high-powered career in public relations at the age of 52 and moves to a cottage in a picturesque English village, which turns out to be not as tranquil as it appears. And honestly, I can’t help loving a good sleuthing, outspoken nun, or a disgraced knight in highly dented and un-shiny armour. 985 ratings — 17,342 ratings — 305 ratings — First book: Another food cozy in a small town, but this one features a baker in Minnesota. First book: On What Grounds, Set in 1950s England, this series features eleven-year-old Flavia de Luce, a precocious child with a passion for chemistry and solving murders. First book: The Cat Who Could Read Backwards, The charming Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec finds long-buried secrets in a rural, idyllic village. First book: Murder in G Major, Food-based cozy mystery series are probably my favorite! Mystery Cozies are great to curl up with in a storm, by the fireplace or on the beach. published 2015, avg rating 3.85 — First book: The No. To help you make the best choice among the hundreds of products available, we have decided to offer you a comparison of the Cozy Mysteries in order to find the best quality/price ratio. First book: Jim is a journalist who solves mysteries along with cats Koko and Yum Yum. 6 Best Cozy Mysteries - December 2020 Results are Based on. published 2013, avg rating 3.78 — Cozy Mysteries set in the 1920s: Suzanne Arruda : Jade del Cameron Mystery Series – Jade is an adventurer in Africa. 20,658 ratings — $5.99. The Mystery of Stonehenge Built in three sections over 6,400 years by the Neolithic inhabitants of Salisbury Plain in Southern England, Stonehenge has captivated visitors for thousands … 193 ratings — published 2017, avg rating 3.88 — christmas book. A good story is a painless way to get into the period, and, if it features a unsolved crime or two, give a look at history’s darker underside. Baker : the Dassas Cormier Mystery Series … 100 Best Mystery movies. An Unexpected Peril. (In fact, this started as a top 10 list, but I couldn’t narrow it down.) Stationery & Gifts. 367 ratings — First book: Wealthy widow Rosie “Aunty” Lee runs a well-loved home cooking restaurant in Singapore and also uses her wit and connections to track down clues. It’s on sale now at 99c so this is the best time to grab your copy. One of the best cozy mystery authors out there, Clara Benson’s Angela Marchmont series are a perfect blend of cozy mystery and Golden Age mystery. 1,853 ratings — While this is technically true, many mystery readers may not be literature professors or librarians and may not care to be this nit picky. published, avg rating 3.83 — Murder at the Village Fete : A 1920s cozy mystery (A … 149 ratings — Keep an eye on your inbox. 212 ratings — ... cozy mysteries amateur sleuths nook books. 330 ratings — Haunted Hibiscus. Snoop Around Almost 1000 Cozy Mystery Series! First book: Set in 1950s England, this series features eleven-year-old Flavia de Luce, a precocious child with a passion for chemistry and solving murders. First book: You’re going to have to dig through some used bookstores (brick or digital) to find the first book, but it’s worth it. She runs a vintage clothing store in San Francisco and uses her special skills to investigate murders on the side. published 2016, avg rating 3.99 — The Ryder Code (The Jack Ryder Mysteries Book 3) by Lawrence J. Epstein: In this historical thriller set in 1943, Jack Ryder, a Greenwich Village detective, must find a murderer. Welcome back. Murder in the Queen's Garden book. published 2016, avg rating 3.77 — ), but she is also responsible for my later-acquired affection for some of the best cozy mystery series. Cozy mysteries that take advantage of the author’s in-depth knowledge of a setting or topic are particularly popular: knitting group mysteries, café mysteries, bakery mysteries, and small-town mysteries are all fan favorites. First book: I told y’all food-based cozies were my favorite. published 2016, avg rating 3.83 — published 2019, avg rating 4.08 — It features former Pinkerton operative Sabina… seasonal christmas book. I love the ghosts! ... feel-good historical romps from New York ... Quickview. First book: Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye, Wealthy widow Rosie “Aunty” Lee runs a well-loved home cooking restaurant in Singapore and also uses her wit and connections to track down clues. avg rating 3.89 — 212 ratings — An Agatha Award Best Novel Nominee • Named One of the Century’s Best 100 Mysteries by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association In 1915, Sherlock Holmes is retired and quietly engaged in the study of honeybees in Sussex when a young woman … book by gemma halliday. 01 Clara Benson. 412 ratings — Best Sellers in Cozy Mystery. 307 ratings — If he does, a wealthy jeweler will donate three million dollars to save Jewish children from the Nazis. Historical fiction is when a book is set in time 50 years or more before the time of the author's writing. Best Chapter Books; Best Mysteries; Best Picture Books; Novels in Verse; Mysteries | Cozy & Historical. She’s the cousin of King George V of England, 34th in line for the throne, and flat broke. published, avg rating 4.16 — Read a sample Fasten your seatbelts now, and get ready to plunge into the roaring twenties. First book: Crocodile on the Sandbank, American Lori Shepherd and family solve mysteries with the help of Aunt Dimity, who is deceased, but communicates with them from beyond via a blue leather journal. Trying to put together a top any-number of cozy mystery series is an impossible task because there are so many great ones out there. published 2018, avg rating 3.94 — Murder on Union Square by Victoria Thompson. My favorite: The Body in the Library. Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder. published 2013, avg rating 3.66 — #7. 750 ratings — published 2014, avg rating 4.13 — First book: Food-based cozy mystery series are probably my favorite! Refresh and try again. It's not as hard as you might think with these fun humorous mysteries. ), what tends to keep readers coming back are the iconic and intuitive main characters. First book: Tricia runs a mystery bookstore in a town full of bookstores (can I move there?) This series started in 2005 and has won countless awards since. People love this series most for its interesting settings and unconventional hero. People love this series most for its interesting settings and unconventional hero. Women Sleuths and Historical Mysteries You will Love 3,294 ratings — First book: Aunty Lee’s Delights, Playful series featuring thriller writer Sophie Katz who finds herself in the middle of a lot of real-life murder mysteries. The depth of our collective history has countless stories, including some that we have yet to find the ending to. Winning combination of humor, romance, and mystery. Also, check out my boards for cozy mysteries, culinary mysteries, and humorous mysteries. 55 ratings — This series is the basis for the Murder She Baked movie series from Hallmark. Bookshelf The Best Books of 2020: Mysteries A thriller of World War II Paris, the return of Inspector Gamache and more of the year in crime fiction. Menu. Long-running series work so well in this genre because we fall in love with the main characters and want to spend more and more time with them. Starring an Atlanta paralegal and her mama, this one has great family relationships. First book: A much-loved and often-celebrated series starring Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s number one (and only) female detective. Stationery & Gifts. A postmistress with a habit of reading postcards not addressed to her solves crimes with the help of her Welsh Corgi and tiger cat. First book: Murder at the Vicarage, This is the cozy mystery series that started it all for me, so it has a special place in my heart. Welcome to Cozy Mysteries Unlimited! published 2015, avg rating 4.05 — First book: Paranormal cozies set in southwestern island featuring a classical musician stranded far from her Virginia home. published 2015, avg rating 3.66 — The first three books in this series were published in the mid ’60s, but the author started publishing new volumes again 20 years later. Sayers and Allingham were writing about their time. First book: Blanche on the Lam, Debutante-turned-shopgirl Carlotta has a lot to handle: fugitive parents, a gambling addicted brother, loan shark debts, and a part time job moving bodies for the morgue. Peril at the Pink Lotus: A Jane Carter 1920s Historical Cozy (Book One) (Jane Carter Historical Cozy Mysteries 1) Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. published, avg rating 3.73 — published 2019, avg rating 4.03 — published 2013, avg rating 3.47 — Nov 24, 2020 - Laugh in the face of death! First book: Inspector Singh is a policeman from Singapore who travels around Asia solving murders. Best Books of 2019: Mysteries, Suspense, and Thrillers Amy Reilly Updated: Mar. published 2014, Murder in the Queen's Garden (Elizabethan Mysteries, #3), Sweet Revenge (A Lady Arianna Regency Mystery #1), A Case of Blackmail in Belgravia (Freddy Pilkington-Soames Adventures #1), A Fall of Shadows (A Bess Ellyott Mystery #2), The Lair of the White Fox (Sister Fidelma, #0.5), Death in the Floating City (Lady Emily, #7), Murder at Kingscote (Gilded Newport Mysteries, #8), Murder at Crossways (Gilded Newport Mysteries #7), Murder at Ochre Court (Gilded Newport Mysteries #6), Murder at Chateau Sur Mer (Gilded Newport Mysteries #5), Murder at Rough Point (Gilded Newport Mysteries, #4), Murder at Beechwood (Gilded Newport Mysteries #3), Murder at Marble House (Gilded Newport Mysteries, #2), Murder at the Breakers (Gilded Newport Mysteries #1), A Study in Murder (A Victorian Book Club Mystery #1), Lineage Most Lethal (Ancestry Detective #2), The Course of All Treasons (An Elizabethan Spy Mystery #2), The Novel Art of Murder (Mystery Bookshop, #3), A Murder By Any Name (An Elizabethan Spy Mystery #1), Royally Dead (A Stitch in Time Mystery Book 3), Death in the Time of Ice (People of the Wind Mystery #1), Searcher of the Dead (A Bess Ellyott Mystery #1), Historically Dead (A Stitch in Time Mystery #2), The Vanishing Thief (Victorian Bookshop Mystery #1), The Service of the Dead (Kate Clifford #1), Murder at Fontainebleau (Elizabethan Mysteries, #5), Murder at the Queen's Masquerade (Elizabethan Mysteries, #3.5), Murder at Whitehall (Elizabethan Mysteries, #4), Murder at Westminster Abbey (Elizabethan Mysteries, #2), Murder at Hatfield House (Elizabethan Mysteries, #1), A Study in Scarlet Women (Lady Sherlock, #1), A Murder for the Books (Blue Ridge Library Mysteries #1), Uniformly Dead (A Stitch in Time Mystery #1), Recipe For Treason (A Lady Arianna Regency Mystery #3), A Murder at Rosamund's Gate (Lucy Campion Mysteries, #1), Murder at Rudhall Manor (A Lucy Anne Trotter Mystery, #1), If Onions Could Spring Leeks (Gram’s Country Cooking School Mystery, #5), Malice at the Palace (Her Royal Spyness, #9), Paging the Dead (A Family History Mystery, #1), The Cat, the Devil, the Last Escape (Hardcover), Queen of Hearts (Her Royal Spyness Mysteries, #8), Dead for a Spell (Bram Stoker Mystery #2), Cursed in the Act (Bram Stoker Mystery #1). 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