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    • A Deadly Grind

    • Vintage Kitchen Mystery Series, # 1
    • By: Victoria Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 975
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 882
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 880

    When vintage cookware and cookbook collector Jaymie Leighton spies an original 1920s Hoosier brand kitchen cabinet at an estate auction, it's love at first sight. Despite the protests of her sister that the 19th-century yellow-brick house they share in Michigan is already too cluttered with Jaymie's "junk," she successfully outbids the other buyers and triumphantly takes home her Hoosier.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • History can be deadly in this cozy mystery!

    • By Byron on 04-28-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Freezer I'll Shoot

    • Vintage Kitchen Mystery Series, Book 3
    • By: Victoria Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122

    Trying to escape her overbearing mother, vintage kitchenware enthusiast and soon-to-be columnist Jaymie Leighton retreats to her family's cottage on Heartbreak Island. While there she hopes to write an article about the Ice House restaurant, owned by good friends and neighbors, siblings Ruby and Garnet Redmond. Once an actual icehouse, the restaurant is charmingly decorated with antique tools of the trade, including a collection of ice picks.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Vintage kitchen tools and mystery

    • By Byron on 08-30-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Leave It to Cleaver

    • Vintage Kitchen Mystery Series, Book 6
    • By: Victoria Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    Vintage cookware and cookbook collector Jaymie Leighton has agreed to help her sister clear out the house of a deceased older neighbor, and she's thrilled at the prospect of discovering antique kitchenware and other treasures - until she opens a vintage trunk in the cellar and finds the remains of a teenage girl with a cleaver buried in her skull. When the body of a second girl is found just days later in a nearby river, the clues all indicate that the crimes are connected - and that the culprit's motives are hidden in the past.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • a bit much

    • By MelOregon on 03-05-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • No Mallets Intended

    • Vintage Kitchen Mystery Series #4
    • By: Victoria Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101

    The Queensville Heritage Society is restoring the once-grand Dumpe Manor. While Dumpe relatives and society members use the occasion to dust off old grudges, Jaymie Leighton prefers to adorn the kitchen with authentic Depression-era furnishings. A collection of vintage wooden mallets found in the house is a perfect addition to her display, but one also offers a late-night intruder the perfect weapon to knock Jaymie unconscious before escaping.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best one yet!

    • By Kimberly Robertson on 03-28-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Muffin to Fear

    • A Merry Muffin Mystery, Book 5
    • By: Victoria Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Margaret Strom
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    While Merry is distracted by her quickly planned marriage to Virgil Grace and a blissful honeymoon in New York, her friend Pish invites the ghost-hunting crew from the TV show Haunt Hunt to investigate Merry's home, Wynter Castle. Merry soon discovers that not only is the crew out of sync, there are so many feuds and squabbles, it's a miracle they get a show produced at all. It all goes from bad to worse when the show's psychics claim to have contact with people murdered on Merry's property.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed

    • By Susan Warren on 08-05-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Death of an English Muffin

    • Merry Muffin Mystery, Book 3
    • By: Victoria Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Margaret Strom
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    They say that one's home is one's castle, but when it comes to Wynter Castle, Merry would like it to belong to someone else. But until a buyer bites, she could use some extra dough, so she decides to take in renters. The idea pans out, and Merry's able to find a handful of tenants eager to live in a real castle. The only problem is that most of them are crumby, tea-swilling old biddies.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Long and Drawn out

    • By Beatrice on 02-28-16

    Regular price: $26.59

    • White Colander Crime

    • Vintage Kitchen Mystery Series #5
    • By: Victoria Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102

    Queensville has great expectations for their Dickens Days festival. A tourist-trade boom means a big turnout for the opening of Queensville Historic Manor and, for Jaymie Leighton, food columnist and vintage cookware collector, a chance to promote the manor and give away homemade goodies. At the end of a long day of festival fun, Jaymie discovers the battered body of local woman Shelby Fretter.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • EXCELLENT STORY BUT MORE GRISLY MURDER

    • By Lanna S. Seuret on 06-06-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Seasons

    • By: Victoria Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Victoria Hamilton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    After her high school graduation, Hanna was ready to embark on a new adventure, college, gaining a fresh start and a completely clean slate. It's not all fun and games as she tries to make friends, deal with life, and finish homework. The past seems to haunt her as her dad wants to be back into her life, bringing up old wounds. After several choices, some she made and others she didn't, Hanna finds herself hitting rock bottom with a thud.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome! Sweet! And a bit Eerie ;)!

    • By Rachel Benitez on 09-01-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Bran New Death

    • Merry Muffin Mystery Series #1
    • By: Victoria Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Margaret Strom
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 69

    Merry is making a fresh start in small-town Autumn Vale, New York, in the mansion she's inherited from her late uncle, Melvin. The house is run-down, and someone has been digging giant holes on the grounds, but with its restaurant-quality kitchen, the place has potential for her new baking business. She even has her first client - the local retirement home. Unfortunately, Merry soon finds that quite a few townsfolk didn't like Uncle Mel, and she has inherited their enmity as well as his home.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good story but did not like the narrator!

    • By Samantha on 01-18-16

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Muffin but Murder

    • Merry Muffin Mystery Series #2
    • By: Victoria Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Margaret Strom
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    Merry's career as a New York City stylist has crumbled, but her passion for muffins has helped her rise upstate in Autumn Vale. Everyone in town loves the tasty treats. Still, she would like to return to her glamorous life. Besides, the upkeep of Wynter Castle is expensive, and Merry's cup isn't exactly overflowing. So in order to bring some prospective buyers into the mix, Merry whisks together a spooky soiree and decorates the castle with dashes of fabric and a sprinkling of spiderwebs.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Muffin but murder good to the last bite...

    • By Cathy L. Vaughn on 05-18-16

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Bowled Over

    • Vintage Kitchen Mystery Series, #2
    • By: Victoria Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 166
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 154

    Vintage kitchenware and cookbook collector Jaymie Leighton has been estranged from her high school best friend Kathy Cooper since they were teenagers, but she never knew what turned Kathy against her. After fireworks at a Fourth of July picnic, Jaymie discovers the body of her former friend in the park. On the ground nearby is Jaymie's own Depression-era glass bowl, broken in two.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Kathy , Kathy, Kathy.. Let it go already, r

    • By grannyJ92 on 02-24-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Much Ado About Muffin

    • Merry Muffin Mystery, Book 4
    • By: Victoria Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Margaret Strom
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    Opera singer Roma Toscano may have a crippling case of stage fright, but she certainly is stirring up drama in Autumn Vale, New York, as she prepares for an upcoming performance at Merry's Wynter Castle. With her flamboyant style and flirtatious personality, Roma attracts fans as well as critics, including the town's postmistress - and Merry's bitter foe - Minnie Urqhart. But Roma and Minnie's heated rivalry goes cold after Merry discovers Minnie dead at the post office.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Average

    • By Beatrice on 10-22-16

    Regular price: $27.99