Sep 15, 2012

Three Food Mystery Novels

Lots of new cozies with a food theme this summer. These three feature a food critic, a soup shop owner, and a cookie shop owner as the main characters/amateur sleuths in these cozies.

Death in Four Courses by Lucy Burdette is a Key West Food Critic Mystery Novel which includes five recipes and published September 4, 2012. A restaurant critic is found dead in a dipping pool at the Key West Loves Literature Seminar. Food critic Haley Snow, another attendee, plays amateur sleuth to make sure she is not the next victim.

A Spoonful of Murder is the first in A Soup Lover's Mystery by Connie Archer, published August 7, 2012. When a blond tourist is found frozen to death behind Lucky Jamieson's soup shop in Vermont, her soup chef is arrested by police. Lucky becomes a sleuth to save her shop and her chef. Recipes are included.

When the Cookie Crumbles by Virginia Lowell was published August 7, 2012, and is a Cookie Cutter Shop Mystery. The owner of a cookie shop, Olivia Grayson, investigates the history of the Chatterly Mansion and the sudden death of its heir, Payne.


  1. These all look so good and I have them waiting for me to review them.

  2. cozy mysteries seem to be all the rage. i read one involving food but wasn't impressed. these ones look promising!

  3. These sound terrific! This autumn, I hope to cuddle up with a cozy or two.

  4. I love cozies! All 3 sound really good!

  5. I just picked up a cozy today from the library. I am going to spend a winter month reading cozies for sure!

  6. I will have to read these. I have read Joanne Fluke and her mysteries like Fudge Cupcake Murder and more that also has recipes.
    Thanks for the reviews .


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