Here is the list of new releases for May 23 to May 30!
There will be two new upcoming Cozy Mystery series by established site authors with their first releases in June!
First, Ellen Byron (aka Maria DiRico) will be putting out Bayou Book Thief, the first in her new Vintage Cookbook Mystery Series. Ricki James is a young widow leaving Los Angeles to return to her hometown of New Orleans after the death of her husband. She gets a job at the Bon Vee Culinary House Museum’s gift shop, as the manager of the new gift shop, Miss Vee’s Vintage Cookbooks and Kitchenware, a job that excites hear as an avid vintage cookbook collector. Unfortunately, she quickly discovers that a box containing donated books also contains an unexpected addtion – the body of a fired museum employee. Byron is also the author of the Cajun Country Mystery Series and (as Maria DiRico) the Catering Hall Mystery Series.
Also coming out in June will be the first in Lynn Cahoon‘s Survivors’ Book Club Mystery Series, titled The Tuesday Night Survivors’ Club. Rarity Cole is a Sedona, Arizona, native who has beaten cancer, and has come out of the experience with two goals – first, opening a bookstore focusing on various healing fields, and second, forming a cancer survivors’ book club. When one of the members goes missing, Rarity is sure that something must have happened to her, and is determined to locate her as soon as possible. Cahoon is also the author of the Tourist Trap Mystery Series, the Cat Latimer Mystery Series, the Farm-to-Fork Mystery Series, and the Kitchen Witch Mystery Series.
For more upcoming Cozy Mystery Series, check the New Mystery Series page!
This month, I have three pieces of good news to share about site authors!
First, Julie Anne Lindsey (aka Jacqueline Frost, Julie Chase, & Bree Baker) will be starting a new series, the Beaumont Brothers Mystery Series, which will feature a rural family works together to both help the community and help the law. The series has already been approved for four entries! Lindsey is the author of many series, including the Cider Shop Mystery Series and the Seaside Cafe Mystery Series.
Next, Leslie Budewitz will be putting out at another book in her Spice Shop Mystery Series, which will take the series to a total of seven. One which will be a Lunar New Year holiday release, and like the rest of the series will feature Seattle Spice Shop owner Pepper Reece. Budewitz is also the author of the Food Lovers’ Village Mystery Series.
Finally, Edith Maxwell (aka Maddie Day & Tace Baker) will be starting the Cece Barton Mysteries under the name Maddie Day, which will star Cece Barton, a wine bar manager in a fictional wine country town near San Francisco. Maxwell is the author of the Local Foods Mystery Series, the Quaker Widwife Mystery Series, and the Country Store Mystery Series, among others.