Monday, December 7, 2015

Have Yourself a Merry Little Murder!


Season’s greetings from 

Aunt Agatha! 


Snuggle up with a cup of cocoa and enjoy some holiday homicide.   



  • Aunt Dimity's Christmas by Nancy Atherton
  • Away in a Manger by Rhys Bowen
  • Ben Franklin and a Case of Christmas Murder by Robert Lee Hall
  • A Bitter Truth by Charles Todd
  • The Body in the Sleigh by Katherine Hall Page
  • Busy Body by M.C. Beaton
  • Candy Cane Murder, novellas by Joanna Fluke, Laura Levine, and Leslie Meier
  • Cat Crimes for the Holidays, edited by Martin H. Greenberg, Ed Gorman, and Larry Segriff
  • Cat Deck the Halls: a Joe Grey Mystery by Shirley Rousseau Murphy
  • A Cat on Jingle Bell Rock by Lydia Adamson
  • A Catered Christmas: a Mystery with Recipes by Isis Crawford
  • Christmas at The Mysterious Bookshop: 'tis the Season to be Deadly:  Stories of Mistletoe and Mayhem from 17 Masters of Suspense
  • A Christmas Escape by Anne Perry
  • Christmas Cookie Murder by Leslie Meier
  • The Christmas Crimes at Puzzel Manor by Simon Brett
  • The Christmas Garden Affair by Ann Ripley
  • Christmas Mourning by Margart Maron
  • Christmas Stalkings: More Tales of Yuletide Murder
  • The Cinderella Killer by Simon Brett
  • Classic Christmas Crime edited by Tim Heald
  • A Cold Christmas by Charlene Weir
  • Cold Snap by Allison Brennan
  • The Con Artist of Catalina Island by Jennifer Colt
  • Corpus Christmas by Margaret Maron
  • A Crossworder's Gift by Nero Blanc
  • Dashing Through the Snow by Mary Higgins Clark
  • The Dons and Mr. Dickens: the Strange Case of the Oxford Christmas Plot by William J. Palmer
  • Envious Casca by Georgette Heyer
  • The Fat Man: a Tale of North Pole Noir by Ken Harmon
  • Frost at Christmas by R.D, Wingfield
  • The Gingerbread Bump-off: a Fresh-baked Mystery by L. J. Washburn
  • Gingerbread Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke
  • Hard Christmas: a Cat Marsala Mystery by Barbara D"Amato
  • Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie
  • Herald of Death by Kate Kingsbury
  • A Highland Christmas by M.C. Beaton
  • Holiday Grind by Cleo Coyle
  • Holmes for the Holidays edited by Martin H. Greenberg, Jon L. Lellenberg, and Carol-Lynn Waugh
  • I Am Half-sick of Shadows by Alan Bradley
  • Inspector Proby's Christmas by John Gano
  • Jane and the Twelve Days of Christmas by Stephanie Barron
  • A Killer’s Christmas in Wales by Elizabeth J. Duncan
  • Kissing Christmas Goodbye: an Agatha Raisin Mystery by M.C. Beaton
  • A Kudzu Christmas: Twelve Mysterious Tales edited by Jim Gilbert & Gail Waller
  • The Last Noel by Heather Graham
  • Mad as the Dickens by Toni L.P. Kelner
  • Merry Christmas, Alex Cross by James Patterson
  • Merry, Merry Ghost by Carolyn Hart
  • The Midnight Before Christmas by William Bernhardt
  • A Midnight Clear by Kathy Hogan Trocheck
  • Mistletoe and Murder by Carola Dunn
  • More Holmes for the Holidays edited by Martin H. Greenberg, Jon L. Lellenberg, and Carol-Lynn Waugh
  • Murder for Christmas edited by Thomas Godfrey
  • Murder for Christmas and Three Other Great Mysteries by Agatha Christie
  • A New York Christmas by Anne Perry
  • The Nightingale Before Christmas: a Meg Langslow Mystery by Donna Andrews
  • Plum Pudding Murder by Joanne Fluke
  • The Queene's Christmas by Karen Harper
  • A Rumpole Chrismas by John Mortimer
  • Santa Clawed by Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown
  • Santa Cruise by Mary Higgins Clark
  • Shakespeare's Christmas by Charlaine Harris
  • Six Geese A-Slaying by Donna Andrews
  • The Snow White Christmas Cookie by David Handler
  • Sweet Revenge by Diane Mott Davidson
  • The Twelve Clues of Christmas by Rhys Bowen
  • The Twelve Deaths of Christmas by Marian Babson
  • Visions of Sugar Plums by Janet Evanovich
  • A Wee Christmas Homicide by Kaitlyn Dunnett

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

December's Mystery Offerings

It's that time of year! Unwrap some good reading, curl up by a blazing fire, and enjoy!

  • Desperate Measures [Gabriel Ash] by Jo Bannister
  • Fatal Complications by John Benedict
  • House of the Rising Sun [Hackberry Holland] by James Lee Burke
  • Harbour Street [Vera Stanhope #6] by Ann Cleeves
  • Ornaments of Death [Antiques] by Jane K. Cleland
  • Dead to the Last Drop [Coffeehouse] by Cleo Coyle
  • Guilty as Sin [Lina Townend] by Judith Cutler
  • Red Icon [Inspector Pekkala] by Sam Eastland
  • Murder in the Merchant’s Hall [Elizabethan] by Kathy Lynn Emerson
  • Dark Tides by Chris Ewan 
  • Bryant & May and the Burning Man [Bryant & May] by Christopher Fowler
  • Riot Most Uncouth [Lord Byron] by Daniel Friedman
  • Tom Clancy Commander-in-Chief [Jack Ryan, Jr.] by Mark Greaney
  • His Right Hand [Linda Wallheim] by Mette Ivie Harrison
  • The Night Charter [Camaro Esponoza] by Sam Hawken
  • The Absolution [Carnivia] by Jonathan Holt
  • Web of Deceit [Ella Marconi] by Katherine Howell
  • Tracking the Beast [Steve Martinez] by Henry Kisor
  • Splinter the Silence [Tony Hill & Carol Jordan] by Val McDermid
  • Blood, Salt, Water [Alex Morrow] by Denise Mina
  • The St. Simons Island Club  [John Le Brun] by Brent Monahan
  • Show Me the Ashes [Phoenix Smith] by Carolyn Mulford
  • Cinnamon Toasted [Spice Shop] by Gail Oust
  • Tipping Point [Dan Lenson] by David Poyer
  • The Vulture [Ike Schwartz] by Frederick Ramsay
  • Dark Corners by Ruth Rendell
  • The Bone Labyrinth [Sigma Force] by James Rollins
  • Time of Departure by Douglas Schofield
  • Brooklyn Secrets [Erica Donato] by Triss Stein
  • The Verdict by Nick Stone
  • Death by Dumpster by Karen Hanson Stuyck
  • The Forgotten Soldier [Pike Logan] by Brad Taylor
  • The Treacherous Net [Irene Huss] by Helene Tursten