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  • Case of the Holiday Hijinks

  • Corgi Case Files, Volume 3
  • By: Jeffrey M. Poole
  • Narrated by: Bob Johnson
  • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

There’s a Grinch in Pomme Valley! Someone is stealing presents right from under the noses of unsuspecting homeowners and leaving no trace of how he broke in. And, to make matters even more baffling, he’s stealing only presents! Corgis Sherlock and Watson are on the case! Accompanied by their reluctant human, Zack, the unlikely trio must find out who’s responsible for the thefts and stop him before anyone gets hurt. The townsfolk are scared. City officials are nervous. Can Zack and the dogs put a stop to this crime spree before Christmas is ruined for everyone?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Another Funny Cozy Mystery with a Seasonal Twist

  • By slozzy on 12-10-18

Sherlock & Watson to the rescue!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-11-18

You don’t have to be a dog lover to enjoy this series, but if you are a dog lover I just makes it even better! Sherlock & Watson use their noses to sniff out clues & help guide the investigation along, and they do so in the absolute cutest way (while still feeling very realistic). Dogs have incredible noses & can pick up on scent patterns long after a person is gone from an area. That’s exactly how these pups work & it’s so much fun to watch! I’ve read every book in this series & it’s one of my favorites because of the characters, the exciting mysteries & the dogs!

  • Death of a Cookbook Author

  • Hayley Powell Food & Cocktails Mystery series, Book 10
  • By: Lee Hollis
  • Narrated by: Randye Kaye
  • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28

When Hayley's idol, cookbook author and TV personality Penelope Janice, invites her to participate in a Fourth of July celebrity cook-off at her seaside estate in Seal Harbor, Maine, Hayley couldn't be more flattered. She just hopes she can measure up. With a who's who of famous chefs whipping up their signature dishes, this holiday weekend has all the ingredients for a once-in-a-lifetime culinary experience. Instead, Hayley gets food poisoning her first night and thinks she overhears two people cooking up a murder plot. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another fun book!

  • By Christina on 12-09-18

Another fun book!

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-09-18

I really love Hailey & this installment had some serious twists & shockers that I did not see coming!

  • Gertrude, Gumshoe: Murder at Goodwill

  • By: Robin Merrill
  • Narrated by: Darlene Allen
  • Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

Gertrude is back! When she finds a murder victim at her local Goodwill, she tries to tell the sheriff's department everything she knows. Of course, they don't listen. So of course, she must solve the mystery herself. And the only way she can figure to do this is to go undercover - as the Mattawooptock Goodwill's newest team member. Anyone who knows Gertrude know this probably isn't the best idea. She'll probably get fired. Or arrested. Or worse.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gertrude is my favorite!

  • By Christina on 12-04-18

Gertrude is my favorite!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-04-18

I can’t explain just how much I love Gertrude! She is sassy, with a dry humor and 0 boundaries. She will say the first thing that comes to mind & doesn’t have much of a filter. She’s older in age & has her walker with her which makes many of the tense scenes comical. These are just some of the things that make her so special & why her sleuthing is so much fun! If you are into cozy mysteries & like a fun twist then you’ll adore this series!

  • Killer Finale

  • Chloe Cook Cozy Mystery, Book 3
  • By: Kayla Michelle
  • Narrated by: Renee Dorian Begley
  • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

When a loudmouthed, egotistical comedy club owner is found dead, Chloe's once sleepy hometown of Cape Cod is rocked to the core. Even worse, the police think one of Chloe's best friends is the killer. Convinced that her friend has been framed, the feisty, pie-loving cosmetics saleswoman is left with no choice but to take matters into her own hands to find the real killer herself.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Keeps you guessing!

  • By Susan Patterson on 11-20-18

A fun cozy with a cute corgi!

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-30-18

This was my first book in this series, and it was so easy to jump into! I didn’t feel like I missed any details or was left out of any important info. Although now I do want to back and listen from book 1 :) - Chloe was a fun & spunky lead character & her corgi sidekick made the book even more charming. It was a fun mystery that followed Chloe as she works to eliminate suspects one in a murder. If you’re a cozy mystery lover then you’ll love this too!

  • Lady Justice and the Mystery Mansion

  • By: Robert Thornhill
  • Narrated by: George Kuch
  • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 13

Walt and Maggie purchase a run-down mansion with plans to restore it to its former grandeur, not knowing that every previous owner had suffered a terrible tragedy due to a centuries-old curse. During the restoration, the mysterious mansion reveals dark secrets that have been hidden away for decades. As restless spirits and hidden corpses are found, Walt and Maggie fear they may become the next victims of the evil curse. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great book

  • By naiveblueeyes08 on 12-12-18

Mystery, intrigue & an old mansion

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-28-18

Each Lady Justice novel is its own story, with a plot unconnected from the others. I love this, because it also gives each book its own feel. While other installments were full of action & suspense, this was full of intrigue while Walt & Maggie dug up old clues about a mansion they purchased. I loved the discoveries they made about the history of the place & seeing it all come together to make one complete picture. As always the story was captivating & the narration brought all my favorite characters to life!

  • Introducing Gertrude, Gumshoe

  • By: Robin Merrill
  • Narrated by: Darlene Allen
  • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 24

Gertrude has been called a lot of things: a hoarder, an odd duck, and a crazy cat lady - but she's never been called a gumshoe. Until now. When her neighbor goes missing, she can't help but get involved, no matter how many people ask her not to.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love Gertrude!

  • By Christina on 11-25-18

I love Gertrude!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-25-18

I fell in love with Gertrude right off the bat! She may be older, but she’s got spunk, sass & a dry humor that I adore. Gertrude accidentally stumbles upon a dead body & decides to get to the bottom of things. Along the way she brings a rag tag cast of characters into the mix who I equally love! Not to mention the cat, Tornado, who is aptly named! This series is so much fun & I’m an instant fan!

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  • Dark, Witch & Creamy

  • Bewitched by Chocolate Mysteries, Book 1
  • By: H.Y. Hanna
  • Narrated by: Pearl Hewitt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 125

Caitlyn's world changes when she learns that she was found as an abandoned baby and adopted by her American family. Now, her search for answers takes her to a tiny English village where a man has been murdered - and where a mysterious shop selling enchanted chocolates is home to the "local witch".... Soon Caitlyn finds herself fending off a toothless old vampire, rescuing an adorable kitten and meeting handsome aristocrat Lord James Fitzroy...not to mention discovering that she herself might have magical blood in her veins!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Earns 5/5 Chocolate-Covered Pearls...Excellent!

  • By Kathleen C. on 10-28-18

The Harry Potter of Cozy Mysteries!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-21-18

If you love H.Y. hanna’s other work then you will adore this series! The story begins in the tea shop, so there is a bit of story line cross over which was neat. The narrator is also the same, which I loved. It’s not over the top supernatural & it’s not scary at all. It’s cute & lighthearted with little bits & pieces of magic and enchantment. Think Harry Potter mixed with a cozy mystery. Lots of fun!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Death of a Lobster Lover

  • Food and Cocktails Series, Book 9
  • By: Lee Hollis
  • Narrated by: Randye Kaye
  • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 29

The quaint fishing village of Salmon Cove, Maine, seems like the ideal location for a girls' weekend with Hayley's gal pals, Liddy and Mona. Liddy's on the rebound from a breakup, but when she meets a handsome tourist, it looks like a little romance might liven things up. Unfortunately, Liddy's new sweetheart is found dead on the beach the next morning at the town's Lobster Bake, next to an overturned cooking pot. The liberated lobsters may be scrambling back to the sea, but Hayley's not about to let a murderer escape so easily.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Girls trip!

  • By Christina on 11-17-18

Girls trip!

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-17-18

This installment in the series was unique because the 3 Gals all went out of town together for a girls trip & chaos ensued when they find themselves in the middle of a murder investigation. In the other books we get only bits of Liddy & Mona, but this whole book start to finish only has the 3 gals which I found refreshing. None of Haley’s work life or home life was here, and it was fun to see their dynamics. The mystery had plenty of red herrings & it was a fun listen!

  • Lady Justice and the Mysterious Box

  • By: Robert Thornhill
  • Narrated by: George Kuch
  • Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 11

A mysterious box left by a dying man falls into Walt’s hands. He learns, much to his dismay, that the box is being sought by agents from four countries. Walt has no idea what the box contains but is told that in the right hands it could be a blessing to mankind, but in the wrong hands, a curse. Walt is charged with the safekeeping of the box, but at what expense? Others who have come in contact with the box are dead. At some point, Walt must decide whether the contents of the box are worth risking the lives of those closest to him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What's in the Box?

  • By Jan M on 11-25-18

Wow, this was a nail biter!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-14-18

Wow, this installment of the series had me on the edge of my seat through the entire book. There isn’t one moment of lull, and with every word I was sucked in. From the very first page a mysterious box is found & everyone who possesses this box ends up being taken out by a group who is determined to get it back. By dumb luck, Walt gets ahold of the box & a tense game of cat & mouse ensues. With every word I breathlessly worried about Walt, as the people around him were being taken out & more foreign agencies were after him & the box. Again I say wow, it was a nail biter every step of the way. Amazing narration as always by George Kuch

  • Murder and Citrus Cream Cake

  • Mysteries of Treasure Cove Series, Book 4
  • By: Meredith Potts
  • Narrated by: Carrie Burgess
  • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 19

An old friend found murdered. His wife accused of the crime. And a sleuth struggling to discover what really happened. Sabrina Carlson finds herself navigating an emotional minefield when her friend is killed. Even worse, the prime suspect is the victim's wife. Can Sabrina hold herself together long enough to solve this case? Is the truth as heartbreaking as it seems? Or is there much more to the story than there appears to be?  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good audiobook

  • By Nati on 12-01-18

When murder hits close to home

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-09-18

This series is a sequel to the Daley Buzz mystery series which shows Sabrina married & working full time to solve mysteries with David. I really love this series, the stories are the perfect length & so easy to listen from start to finish in one setting. The duo is tasked with solving the murder of one of their close friends & having to navigate a tricky investigation. The story is captivating & there are plenty of red herrings to keep you guessing! If you’re a fan of cozies you will enjoy this!