Review: Casket Cache, A Spencer Funeral Home Niagara Cozy Mystery Book 1

Janice J. Richardson

Available on: Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

Overview:

Blurb: Being surrounded by dead bodies every day isn’t for everyone. Jennifer inherited a funeral parlor and a bit of mischief beyond that! Break-ins, and funerals, and Tim Horton’s, oh my!

Trigger Warnings:

Blackmail, Dead Bodies, Death, Gambling, Gun Violence, Murder

Body Count: many, as there is not one but two funeral parlors involved.

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Review: Bound, The Witches of Doyle Book 1

By: Kirsten Weiss

Available on: Amazon, Audible, and Barnes and Noble.

Overview:

Blurb: Karin, Jayce, and Lenore are dealing with a lot right now. Jayce has a corpse in her coffee shop. Karin has the hots for a total stranger. And Lenore sees death on the wind. There’s a lot going on that is happening unseen, and magic is thick in the air for this starter to the Witches of Doyle series.

Trigger Warnings:

Animal Death, Blood, Death, Drug Use (Non-Consensual), Drug Use (Prescription), Food, Gun Violence, Murder, Violence, Violent Imagery, Witchcraft

Body Count: 3

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Review: Bed, Breakfast, and Bones

Bed, Breakfast, and Bones: A Ravenwood Mystery

By: Carolyn L. Dean

Available on: Amazon, Audible, and Barnes and Noble.

Overview:

Blurb: The start of the Ravenwood Cove Mystery series kicks off with Amanda inheriting a derelict bed and breakfast only to find a dead man in the back garden.

There’s a fight with the frigid mayor, a cop with a very nice behind, and a chicken that just won’t shut up. I’ll leave it to you to read the rest.

Trigger Warnings:

Blood, Bullying, Drug Use (Non-Consensual, Poison), Food, Gun Violence, Murder, Sexism, Toxic Masculinity, Violence, Violent Imagery

Body Count: 2

***Spoiler***: the cat and the chicken live.

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Review: Bed and Breakfast and Murder

Bed and Breakfast and Murder

By: Patti Larson

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Overview:

Blurb: Fiona Fleming starts her day with a clogged toilet and a loveable but gassy pug. And then things get even more complicated when the man who claims he owns her grandmother’s B&B turns up dead in her koi pond! With a full house, a grumpy sheriff telling her to mind her own, and a pair of housekeepers that seem to hate her, Fiona has her hands full.

Trigger Warnings:

Blood, Bullying, Death, Drug Use (Illicit), Drug Use (Prescription), Food, Gun Violence, Murder, Sexism, Toxic Masculinity, Violence, Violent Imagery

Body Count: 1

Spoiler: The dog lives!

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Review: Bakeries and Bones: A Westford Bay B&B Cozy Mystery Prequel

By: Nic Roberts

Available on: Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

Overview:

Blurb: This novella is the kickoff point for the Westford Bay B&B Series! Ten chapters of Ally Wescott going from nearly-wedded bliss with her very French fiancé to investigator! Two letters bring about loss, but as this is book zero on the series, I assume they bring Ally much more!

Trigger Warnings:

Death, Emotional Abuse, Food, Murder

Body Count: 1

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Review: Adventures of a Vegan Vamp

By: Cat Lawley -check out her website here.

Available on: Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

My review is also available to read on Goodreads!

Overview:

Blurb: After a night out drinking with lackluster coworkers, Mallory awakens half a week later and 25 pounds lighter. A trip to the urgent care puts her in the path of the local Society for the Study of Occult and Paranormal Phenomena. Since she is violently sickened by blood, Mallory becomes a vegan vampire: living on virgin Bloody Marys and vegan nutrient shakes.

Trigger Warnings:

Blood, Death, Drug Use (Illicit), Drug Use (Non-Consensual), Drug Use (Prescription), Food, Murder, Non-Consensual Touching, Violence, Violent Imagery

Body Count: 7

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2019 Reading Challenge: Craving for Cozies

I love me a good, fluffy, cozy mystery book. It’s like a cartoon in print. Plucky heroine, Scooby-Doo style mystery, and usually a plot that could be getting you blitzed if you were playing an adapted version of the Hallmark Christmas Movie Drinking Game.

So what am I doing? Adding to my to-read pile with EscapeWithDollyCas.com’s 2019 Craving for Cozies Reading Challenge!

Not mine! Straight from Dolly Cas’ Website.

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