Wednesday, 30 June 2010

New from Barbour ~ The Hometown Mystery Series

Barbour Books are bringing back cozy mysteries in their Hometown Mystery series. Written by well known and new authors alike, this series is sure to be a hit with fans. Look for more authors and stories to come in in 2011.

In the meantime, check these 2010 releases out and add them to your wishlists:~

Nursing a Grudge by Chris Well

What's a grouchy old man to do when two attractive women drag him from his assisted-living apartment to join a clandestine chili party? He almost has fun--until someone ends up dead. Now Earl Walker seems to be the only person suspicious of the way the partygoer met his demise.

Can he solve the puzzle--and figure out his relationship with his new lady friend--before the home is closed down by state inspectors and all the suspects move away?

Available now

Missing Mabel by Nancy Mehl

Watch the
tangled mess a Kansas hairdresser gets herself into when she reports to the funeral home that the body she is to work on is not the same as in her reference photo.

Is she being punished when the director accuses her of stealing a diamond ring? Will Hilde Higgins’s former
boyfriend help her unravel the issue or only bring more trouble to her life?

August, 2010

Advent of a Myst
ery by Marilyn Leach

For lovers of classic Agatha
Christie mysteries and Jan Karon village characters, this English set mystery is sure to please. Berdie Elliott, the wife of the new parish priest, thought she left her old life as an investigative reporter behind her, but she soon discovers a village full of secrets when a man dies at a Christmas celebration.

Could a clue to his demise be hidden in an advent wreath? Can Berdie curb her natural instincts to get involved in both a mystery and a romance, or will she let the local law handle things?

September, 2010

Nipped in the Bud by Susan Sleeman

Prepare to attend the Pickle Fest in Serendipity, Oregon, along with Paige Turner and Adam Hayes. But first you must help them unravel the mystery of how the city manager wound up dead in a mound of mulch in the city park that Paige was hired to landscape.

Can Adam’s knowledge of the law keep her out of jail and win her love?

October, 2010

May Cooler Heads Prevail by T L Dunnegan

The last time Dixie’s Aunt Connie saw her fiancĂ© was the night before their wedding.

Now, forty years later, he’s wrapped in pink cellophane and lying in Connie’s flower cooler…

Psychologist Dixie Tanner has been recruited by her uncle to help prove her aunt’s innocence in the murder of Aaron Scott. But when Dixie arrives home in Kenna Springs, she finds her loyal-but-whacky relatives have taken matters into their own hands and are determined to find the killer before anyone misses the victim. There are just two little problems. . .that pesky body in pink, and the real murderer—who soon decides that Dixie and her aunts and uncle know too much for his own good.

November, 2010


Jenny said...

I'm really looking forward to these. :)

Ausjenny said...

thats so cool I enjoyed the cozy mysteries and was a member of the club so have all the books.
Im glad to see them bring more out

nolene said...

These sound delightful!

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