2021 Christmas Mysteries

The Twelve Jays of Christmas: A Meg Langslow Mystery (Meg Langslow Mysteries #30) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250760180
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Published: Minotaur Books - October 19th, 2021

The cast of Donna Andrews’ New York Times bestselling Meg Langslow mystery series is back for an unforgettable holiday story in The Twelve Jays of Christmas.


The Gift of the Magpie: A Meg Langslow Mystery (Meg Langslow Mysteries #28) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250804976
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Published: Minotaur Books - September 28th, 2021

New York Times bestselling author Donna Andrews returns with another Meg Langslow mystery written "firmly in the grand tradition of Agatha Christie's Christmas books" (Toronto Globe and Mail).


The Santa Suit: A Novel Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250279316
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Published: St. Martin's Press - September 28th, 2021

From Mary Kay Andrews, the New York Times bestselling author of Hello, Summer, comes a novella celebrating the magic of Christmas and second chances in The Santa Suit.


Deck the Donuts (A Deputy Donut Mystery #6) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496725608
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Published: Kensington - October 26th, 2021

In the sixth criminally delicious Deputy Donut Mystery series by Ginger Bolton, ’tis the season for the delectable desserts Emily Westhill and her cuddly cat serve up at their donut shop—but someone naughty on Santa’s list has come to town…
 


God Rest Ye, Royal Gentlemen (A Royal Spyness Mystery #15) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780440000082
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Published: Berkley - October 12th, 2021

Georgie is back and hanging the stockings with care when a murder interrupts her Christmas cheer in this all-new installment in the New York Times bestselling Royal Spyness series from Rhys Bowen.


Twisted Tea Christmas (A Tea Shop Mystery #23) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593200865
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Published: Berkley - October 5th, 2021

An attack on the host of a fancy tea party sends Theodosia Browning looking for answers in the latest entry in the New York Times bestselling series.


Here Comes the Fudge (A Candy-coated Mystery #9) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496727602
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Published: Kensington - September 28th, 2021

Fudge shop owner Allie McMurphy never expected her maid of honor duties to include clearing the groom of murder... 
 
THE BODY OF A CRIME
 


It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Murder (A Catering Hall Mystery #3) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496725363
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Published: Kensington - October 26th, 2021

Astoria, Queens, is decorated within an inch of its life for the Christmas season, and Mia Carina is juggling her job at the Belle View catering hall with a case of murder...
 


To the Tome of Murder (A Beyond the Page Bookstore Mystery #7) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496735126
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Published: Kensington - October 26th, 2021

Three weeks before Thanksgiving, bookshop owner Addie Greyborne already has a full plate—and a killer on her case...
 


Death by Hot Apple Cider (A Bookstore Cafe Mystery #9) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496721150
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Published: Kensington - October 26th, 2021

Krissy Hancock’s bookstore-café in Pine Hills, Ohio, is teaming up with the local library for a seasonal celebration, but someone is spiking the refreshments—with fatal results...
 


Christmas Cupcake Murder: A Festive & Delicious Christmas Cozy Mystery (A Hannah Swensen Mystery #26) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781496729132
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Published: Kensington - September 28th, 2021

As December turns Lake Eden, Minnesota, into the North Pole, the heat is on in Hannah Swensen’s kitchen to honor two Christmas promises: baking irresistible holiday cupcakes and preventing an attempted murderer from succeeding the second time around!
 


Murder at the Mistletoe Ball (A Ferrara Family Mystery #6) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496730978
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Published: Kensington - October 26th, 2021

Christmas in Tranquility, New Jersey, means togetherness for the Italian-American Ferrara family—and an unexpected reunion for Alberta Scaglione. But someone has murder on their holiday wish list...
 


A Garland of Bones: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250257918
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Published: Minotaur Books - September 28th, 2021

Spunky southern private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney tackles a string of strange accidents while celebrating the holiday season in Carolyn Haines's cozy A Garland of Bones


Murder at the Christmas Cookie Bake-Off (A Beacon Bakeshop Mystery #2) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496731739
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Published: Kensington - October 5th, 2021

Tucked away inside an old lighthouse in Beacon Harbor, Michigan, bakeshop café owner Lindsey Bakewell is ready to make her first Christmas in town shine bright.


Death at Holly Lodge (A Daisy Thorne Mystery #3) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496729842
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Published: Kensington - September 28th, 2021

T’was the weeks before Christmas,
and Daisy nabs a new case,
when a missing man is found
stuffed above a fireplace...
 


Mrs. Claus and the Halloween Homicide Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496726612
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Published: Kensington - September 28th, 2021

Mrs. Claus is the gift that keeps giving in the second installment of Liz Ireland’s newest cozy mystery series starring April Claus, the newlywed wife of Nick Claus, a.k.a. Santa, as Halloween comes to the North Pole.
 


The Usual Santas: A Collection of Soho Crime Christmas Capers Cover Image
By Peter Lovesey (Foreword by), Mick Herron (Contributions by), Cara Black (Contributions by), Stuart Neville (Contributions by), Helene Tursten (Contributions by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781641293181
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Published: Soho Crime - October 26th, 2021

Finally: the perfect stocking stuffer for the crime fiction lover in your life! With a foreword by CWA Diamond Award-winner Peter Lovesey, these eighteen delightful holiday stories by your favorite Soho Crime authors contain laughs, murders, and plenty more.


Christmas Card Murder Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496728234
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Published: Kensington - October 26th, 2021

Everyone dreams of a picture-perfect small-town Christmas, but when murder is in the cards, some holiday greetings are addressed to kill...
 
CHRISTMAS CARD MURDER by LESLIE MEIER


The Twelve Even Stranger Days of Christmas (The Essex Witch Museum Mysteries) Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781786079794
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Published: Point Blank - October 26th, 2021

From the twice CWA Dagger shortlisted author of The Twelve Strange Days of Christmas come thirteen twelve stories to transport you to the macabre world of inexplicable phenomena.

As the dark winter nights get longer, prepare to lose yourself in the world of the strange.


Murder at an Irish Christmas (An Irish Village Mystery #6) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496719096
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Published: Kensington - October 26th, 2021

Garda Siobhán O'Sullivan’s holiday plans hit a sour note when murder rearranges the yuletide carols into unexpected eulogies ...
 


The 19th Christmas (Women's Murder Club #19) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781538715956
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 28th, 2021

In this #1 New York Times bestseller, the Women's Murder Club gets ready for a quiet Christmas—until a mysterious killer decides to terrorize the city. As the holidays approach, Detective Lindsay Boxer and her friends in the Women's Murder Club have much to celebrate. Crime is down. The medical examiner's office is quiet.


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A Christmas Legacy: A Novel Cover Image
$21.00
ISBN: 9780593159392
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Published: Ballantine Books - November 9th, 2021

Thomas and Charlotte Pitt’s former maid takes a new job as Christmas approaches—but not everyone in the household may survive the holidays in this tension-filled novel from bestselling author Anne Perry.

“Perry’s Victorian-era holiday mysteries [are] an annual treat.”—The Wall Street Journal


It's a Wonderful Woof (A Chet & Bernie Mystery #12) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250770325
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Published: Forge Books - October 19th, 2021

Spencer Quinn's It's a Wonderful Woof presents a holiday adventure for Chet the dog, “the most lovable narrator in crime fiction” (Boston Globe), and his human partner, PI Bernie Little.


A Christmas Carol Murder (A Dickens of a Crime #3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781496720498
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Published: Kensington - September 28th, 2021

In the third installment of Heather Redmond’s historical mystery series that cleverly reimagines Charles Dickens’s life, he and fiancée Kate Hogarth must solve the murder of an old miser, just before Christmas…
 


Silent Bite: An Andy Carpenter Mystery (An Andy Carpenter Novel #22) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250801210
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Published: Minotaur Books - October 12th, 2021

“This long-running series remains as fresh as ever.” — Publishers Weekly

Once again bestselling author David Rosenfelt puts readers in the Christmas spirit in a tale that is equal parts murder mystery and holiday cheer in Silent Bite, the next festive installment in this heartwarming series.


Best in Snow: An Andy Carpenter Mystery (An Andy Carpenter Novel #24) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250257178
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Published: Minotaur Books - October 19th, 2021

In this Christmas mystery, lawyer Andy Carpenter and his golden retriever, Tara, are on the beat after a body turns up in the snow and a journalist is the prime suspect.