Culinary Cozy Mysteries

State of the onion

Julie Hyzy.

Mystery, Cooking

Introducing White House Assistant Chef Olivia Paras, who is rising-and sleuthing-to the top.Includes recipes for a complete presidential menu! Never let them see you sweat-that's White House Assistant Chef Olivia Paras's motto, which is pretty hard to honor in the most important kitchen in the world. She's hell-bent on earning her dream job, Executive Chef. There's just one thing: her nemesis is vying for it, too. Well, that and the fact that an ...

The secret ingredient murders : a Eugenia Potter mystery

by Nancy Pickard.


Hailed by theSan Francisco Chronicleas "one of the most delightful new detectives to appear in years," Eugenia Potter is back in the kitchen -- hard on the case of a wily killer who has shattered the peace of an idyllic New England town. The beloved detective and chef extraordinaire created by the late Virginia Rich continues her adventures in this delectable mystery, penned by Rich's collaborator, Nancy Pickard. Now Mrs. Potter returns to solve ...

Introducing Aunt Dimity, paranormal detective : the first two books in the beloved series

Nancy Atherton.

Fantasy, Mystery

An irresistible introduction to everyone's favorite cozy mystery series. Over the course of fourteen successful books, Nancy Atherton's Aunt Dimity series has become enormously popular. Now, with the first two mysteries in one volume, "Introducing Aunt Dimity, Paranormal Detective" makes it easy to get a taste of the ghostly sleuthas delightful debut. In "Aunt Dimity's Death," Aunt Dimity's American niece, Lori Shepherd, had long thought her moth...

On what grounds

Cleo Coyle.


Cozy mystery and coffee lovers - you need to check out Cleo Coyle's On What Grounds.  This first book of the Coffeehouse Mysteries series introduces us to Clare Cosi, a smart and sassy 30-something mom with a knack for solving crimes.  The story starts with Clare moving back to New York City to manage "The Blend" coffeehouse in the beautiful Greenwich Village.   Like all good mysteries, the plot has many twists.  Twist 1:...

Catering to nobody

Diane Mott Davidson.


The first novel from the Queen of the Culinary Mystery! While catering a wake, Goldy is horrified when her former father-in-law is nearly killed by a cup of poison-laced coffee. Investigating officer Tom Schulz, though smitten with Goldy and her food, is forced to shut down her business--forcing Goldy to root out the person responsible for attempted murder. Includes never-before-published recipes. Martin's Press. Copyright #169; Libri GmbH. All...

Chocolate chip cookie murder : a Hannah Swensen mystery

Joanne Fluke.

Mystery, Cooking

Hannah Swensen already has her hands full, but when the Cozy Cow Dairy's beloved deliveryman is found murdered behind her bakery with her famous Chocolate Chip Crunchies scattered around him, Hannah sets out to track down a killer.

Too many crooks spoil the broth.

Tamar Myers.

Cooking, Mystery

When a guest takes a fatal fall down the PennDutch Inn's quaintly steep stairs, Magdalena Yoder, the no-nonsense owner, is more worried about a lawsuit than foul play. But when a second guest is found dead on Magdalena's handsome quilt, she's sure there's a killer somewhere on the premises. This first book in a new series includes authentic Pennsylvania-Dutch recipes.

Bitter sweets : a Savannah Reid mystery

G.A. McKevett.

Cooking, Mystery

When Savannah is framed as the prime suspect in a murder case, she sets out to clear her name and corner a killer whose appetite for murder is growing every day. Reissue.

The cornbread killer

Lou Jane Temple.

Cooking, Mystery

Kansas City chef Heaven Lee is one tough cookie. Not only can she slice, dice, and julienne the finest food in town, she's got nerves of steel to match her culinary skills. From deadly barbeques to bodies in dough, one things for sure: Heaven Lee can outsmart and outcook them all. Heaven Lee is tackling the world of soul food and jazz . When a big jazz festival comes to town, the chief organizer is murdered. Of course Heaven Lee was around for ...

A catered murder

Isis Crawford.

Cooking, Mystery

It's only been a few days since Libby hired her sister Bernie to help out at A Little Taste of Heaven, and already they've got their hands full. The high school reunion has a "Dracula" theme, and the guest of honor is Laird Wrenn, a bestselling author of vampire novels. Then, during his after-dinner speech, Wrenn pours a glass of water, takes a long sip - and drops stone-cold dead. Talk about a recipe for disaster . . .

Death dines in

edited by Claudia Bishop and Dean James.

Cooking, Mystery

Sink your teeth into these delicacies from today's masters of mystery -- sixteen slices of life and death, peppered with peril, seasoned with suspense, and marinated with malice. New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry introduces her newest sleuth, Justice Thelonius Quade, in "Sing a Song of Sixpence" -- in which a horrible host gets his just desserts during Christmas dinner. Midnight Louie smells something fishy at an all-you-can-eat fugu d...