Category: Mystery-Cozy Fiction

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Posted November 7, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Murder at Harbor Village by G.P. Gardner

Murder at Harbor Village Author: G.P. Gardner Narrator: Karen White Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Cleo Mack Mystery #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Murder at Harbor Village is the first story in the brand new Cleo Mack Mystery series. The story is wonderfully narrated by Karen White. The tale is shared in the first person POV […]

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Posted October 29, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating C
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Hitches, Hideouts, & Homicide by Toyna Kappes

Hitches, Hideouts, & Homicide Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery #7 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Picking up shortly after previous book, our story beginnings with the opening of a new motel in the old train station. When Mae discovers a dead body the night the big […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Newly Wed and Slightly Dead by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: Newly Wed and Slightly Dead Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Touch of Magic Mysteries #1 Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery, Romantic Elements Source: Tantor Audio Newly Wed and Slightly Dead kicks off the third spin-off series from the wonderful Beechwood Harbor Magic Mysteries series by Danielle Garrett. The series features magical wedding planner, Anastasia […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Big Ghosts Don’t Cry by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: Big Ghosts Don’t Cry Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beechwood Harbor Ghost Mysteries #4 Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery, Romance Source: Tantor Audio Picking up a couple weeks after the revelations laid out in the previous book, Big Ghosts Don’t Cry opens with Lucas moving to Seattle for his new job. The first quarter […]

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Posted September 3, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating C
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Canyons, Caravans, & Cadavers by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Canyons, Caravans, & Cadavers Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery #6 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Picking up shortly after previous book, our story opens with Mae receiving the key to the city for all the work she’s done to help revive Normal’s economy. In […]

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Posted August 8, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Motorhomes, Maps, & Murder by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Motorhomes, Maps, & Murder Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery #5 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Picking up a few months after previous book and roughly ten months since Mae moved to Kentucky, our story opens with the denizens of Normal preparing for a big […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Barbecue & Brooms by Bella Falls

Audiobook review: Barbecue & Brooms Author:  Bella Falls Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Southern Charms Cozy Mystery #4 Genre: Cozy Mystery, Paranormal Source: Tantor Audio Barbecue & Brooms returns listeners to the quaint Southern town of Honeysuckle Hollow, where all types of paranormals live side-by-side with the witches. The fourth book picks up after the somewhat shocking […]

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Posted June 27, 2019 by Jen in JIAM, Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating C
#JIAM Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Bushwhacked by Emily James

Audiobook review: Bushwhacked Author:  Emily James Narrator: Andrea Emmes Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Maple Syrup Mysteries #2 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: purchased Bushwhacked opens a few months after the conclusion of the first book, to just after the winter holidays. Although it took longer for her to close out her life in Virginia, Nicole is finally heading back to Fair […]

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Posted June 24, 2019 by Jen in JIAM, Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating B
#JIAM Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Sticky Inheritance by Emily James

Audiobook review: A Sticky Inheritance Author:  Emily James Narrator: Andrea Emmes Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Maple Syrup Mysteries #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: won in contest/narrator Nicole just made the long trip from Virginia to Michigan to make arrangements for her uncle’s funeral. Although she was close with her uncle, he was estranged from her parents, so she hadn’t actually […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: One Bad Witch by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: One Bad Witch Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beechwood Harbor Magic Mysteries #6 Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Although I’ve enjoyed the Beechwood Harbor Ghost Mysteries and Haven Paranormal Romance series, it’s great to finally get back to where it all started with Holly Bolt. One Bad Witch is set about […]

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Posted April 24, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Christmas, Criminals, & Campers by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Christmas, Criminals, & Campers Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery #4 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio It’s Christmastime and Normal librarian (and book club organizer) Abby is overly excited that her favorite author is coming to town for the holidays. Meanwhile, Mae’s foster brother Bobby […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Ghosts Gone Wild by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: Ghosts Gone Wild Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beechwood Harbor Ghost Mysteries #2 Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Ghosts Gone Wild is the second story in the Beechwood Harbor Ghost Mysteries, and I enjoyed it quite a bit. After meeting Scarlet the “ghost whisper” and learning of her talents in the […]

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Posted April 16, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Forests, Fishing, & Forgery by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Forests, Fishing, & Forgery Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery #3 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio It’s Labor Day weekend and the folks of Normal, KY, are a happy bunch. The long weekend has brought in many visitors to the Happy Trails Campground, including a […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Ghost Hunter Next Door by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: The Ghost Hunter Next Door Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beechwood Harbor Ghost Mysteries #1 Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Scarlet has been able to see and communicate with ghosts since her 8th birthday when her deceased cat, Flapjack, made his first appearance. Now she and her constant companions talking cat, […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Betwixt: A Beechwood Harbor Collection by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: Betwixt Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beechwood Harbor Magic Mysteries Anthology Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Betwixt is a fun anthology and written so that those who haven’t read the series can also enjoy it. For all but the final story, there are very mild spoilers for the series, but nothing […]