Abbey's Bookshop Logo
Go to my checkout basket
Login to Abbey's Bookshop
Register with Abbey's Bookshop
Crime - Cosy
Murder with a Twist: Mack's Bar #2

Murder with a Twist: Mack's Bar #2

Allyson K. Abbott

$14.95

The regulars at Mack's Bar love putting their heads together to solve a good mystery. But Mack is learning there's a big difference between barroom brain teasers and real-life murder... Milwaukee bar owner Mackenzie Mack Dalton has a unique neurological condition that gives her extra perceptive senses, and police detective Duncan Albright is convinced Mack's abilities can be used to help catch crooks. Mack may be at pro at mixing drinks, but she's still an amateur when it comes to solving crimes - and she's not sure she should mix business with pleasure by working with a man who stirs up such strong feelings in her. At her first crime scene - a suspicious suicide - she experiences a heady cocktail of mixed sensations and emotions that make her question whether police work is right for her. But when Duncan asks her to help find a kidnapped child, she knows she has to give it a shot...
Murder in the Mystery Suite: Book Retreat #1

Murder in the Mystery Suite: Book Retreat #1

Ellery Adams

$14.95

Tucked away in the rolling hills of rural western Virginia is the storybook resort of Storyton Hall, catering to book lovers who want to get away from it all. To increase her number of bookings, resort manager Jane Steward has decided to host a Murder and Mayhem week so that fans of the mystery genre can gather together for some role-playing and fantasy crime solving. But when the winner of the scavenger hunt, Felix Hampden, is found dead in the Mystery Suite, and the valuable book he won as his prize is missing, Jane realizes one of her guests is an actual murderer. Amid a resort full of fake detectives, Jane is bound and determined to find a real-life killer. There's no room for error as Jane tries to unlock this mystery before another vacancy opens up...
Taken In: Southern Sewing Circle #9

Taken In: Southern Sewing Circle #9

Elizabeth Lynn Casey

$14.95

When a trip to the Big Apple ends in murder, the sewing circle searches for a killer who's rotten to the core... Winning an appearance on a top-rated, New York based morning show means the trip of a lifetime for librarian Tori Sinclair and the Sweet Briar Ladies Society Sewing Circle. Anxious to experience Manhattan with her friends, Tori is less than excited when fellow member Dixie Dunn opts to use the vacation as an opportunity to rendezvous with a man she met online. Still, Tori never imagined her friend would be taken in by a con man specializing in scamming vulnerable older women - or that Dixie would be arrested for his murder. Now, as the sewing circle goes up against Gotham's elite to prove Dixie's innocence, they will have to unravel tangled secrets and alibis, patch together a mess of clues, and put a clever killer in the city's hottest spotlight.
Book Fair and Foul: Ashton Corners Book Club #4

Book Fair and Foul: Ashton Corners Book Club #4

Erika Chase

$14.95

For the mystery book lovers of Ashton Corners, burial plots tell the most intriguing stories. The members of the Ashton Corners Mystery Readers and Cheese Straws Society are all chipping in as Molly Mathews, now owner of the bookstore the Book Nook, prepares the first annual Mystery Book Fair. While gossip circulates about the guest authors, club member Lizzie Turner is unpleasantly surprised to see a certain book publicist make an appearance. It seems Lizzie has a history with Ashley Dixon--a chapter of her life she'd rather leave closed. But when someone gives Ashley a death sentence, Lizzie becomes the prime suspect in a murder mystery she can't put down. Now Lizzie and her fellow book buffs have to read between the lines of the publicist's past and catch the real killer before Lizzie is written off for good.
Billionaire Blend: Coffeehouse #13

Billionaire Blend: Coffeehouse #13

Cleo Coyle

$14.95

Landmark coffeehouse manager Clare Cosi has served her share of New York's rich and famous, but even she is surprised by her explosive introduction to a mysterious Internet billionaire... When a car bomb nearly kills tech whiz Eric Thorner, Clare comes to his aid and receives a priceless thank you. Not only does the billionaire buy her a barista's dream espresso machine, he hires her to create the world's most expensive coffee blend. As Eric jets Clare around the globe on a head-spinning search for the world's best coffee, she gets to know his world - a mesmerizing circle of money with rivalries that could easily have turned deadly. But is this charming young CEO truly marked for termination? Or is he the one making a killing?
Shear Trouble: Southern Quilting #4

Shear Trouble: Southern Quilting #4

Elizabeth Craig

$14.95

As the leaves begin to fall in idyllic Dappled Hills, someone puts too fine a point on a local ladies' man. Fortunately, the detective skills of quilter Beatrice Coleman are a cut above the rest... The Village Quilters of Dappled Hills, North Carolina, are desperate to finish their quilts before an upcoming show. To help, fellow member Posy has opened the back room of her shop, the Patchwork Cottage, for everyone to use. But the ladies are less than thrilled when Phyllis Stitt and Martha Helmsley - members of their rival quilting guild, the Cut-Ups - ask to join them. Phyllis is hoping to leave the Cut-Ups and join up with the Village Quilters now that Martha's dating her ex-fiance, Jason Gore. She's not pleased when he visits the shop and even more upset when her new shears disappear. After offering to search for them, Beatrice discovers Jason with the shears buried in his unfaithful heart. Now she must sharpen her sleuthing skills to find a killer before someone else's life is cut short...
Extra Sensory Deception: Raven's Nest Bookstore #4

Extra Sensory Deception: Raven's Nest Bookstore #4

Allison Kingsley

$14.95

As the owners of the Raven's Nest bookstore, cousins Stephanie and Clara Quinn are the premier booksellers in the quaint town of Finn's Harbor, Maine. But with Clara's inherited ability to read minds and see the future, she's also the premier crime solver... You don't have to be a psychic to know: The rodeo is coming to town! Clara's boyfriend, Rick Sanders, invites her to the show to meet his high school buddy and expert calf roper, Wes Carlton. But when Clara's Quinn Sense offers her a disturbing vision involving a rodeo clown, she worries that there will be more danger at the rodeo than just the traditional bucking bronco. Of course, her premonition turns out to be accurate, and a dead body is discovered behind the concert stage, strangled by Wes's piggin' string. Rick is sure that there's no way Wes could have murdered anyone, but he's going to need Clara's Quinn Sense to keep the authorities from roping the wrong suspect...
Death by Devil's Breath: Chili Cook Off #2

Death by Devil's Breath: Chili Cook Off #2

Kylie Logan

$14.95

Cold-blooded murder can be hot as hell... In Las Vegas, the stakes are high - and so is the Scoville scale. Maxie Pierce and the Chili Showdown are in town for a very heated contest devoted to judging the legendary and notorious-for-being-self-combustible Devil's Breath chili. The guest judges are casino performers with a taste for chili and an eye for publicity. Maxie is already going mad organizing the event, dealing with her snide half sister, Sylvia, and trying to figure out her hothead of security, Nick. But when a local hack comedian drops dead in the middle of the Showdown, it isn't the spicy dish - it's poison. And Maxie is going to have to shuffle through a full deck of suspects to pick out the culprit.
Well Read, Then Dead: Read Em and Eat #1

Well Read, Then Dead: Read Em and Eat #1

Terrie Farley Moran

$14.95

First in a new series! Nestled in the barrier islands of Florida's Gulf Coast, Fort Myers Beach is home to Mary Sassy Cabot and Bridget Mayfield - owners of the bookstore cafe, Read 'Em and Eat. But when they're not dishing about books or serving up scones, Sassy and Bridgy are keeping tabs on hard-boiled murder. Read 'Em and Eat is known for its delicious breakfast and lunch treats, along with quite a colorful clientele. If it's not Rowena Gustavson loudly debating the merits of the current book club selection, it's Miss Augusta Maddox lecturing tourists on rumors of sunken treasure among the islands. It's no wonder Sassy's favorite is Delia Batson, a regular at the Emily Dickinson table. Augusta's cousin and best friend Delia is painfully shy - which makes the news of her murder all the more shocking. No one is more distraught than Augusta, and Sassy wants to help any way she can. But Augusta doesn't have time for sympathy. She wants Delia's killer found - and she's not taking no for an answer. Now Sassy is on the case, and she'd better act fast before there's any more trouble in paradise.
Death of a Crabby Cook: Food Festival #1

Death of a Crabby Cook: Food Festival #1

Penny Pike

$14.95

At the San Francisco Seafood Festival, someone is steamed enough to kill a cook... When restaurant reviewer Darcy Burnett gets served a pink slip from the San Francisco Chronicle, she needs to come up with an alternative recipe for success quickly. Her feisty aunt Abby owns a tricked-out school bus, which she's converted into a hip and happening food truck, and Darcy comes aboard as a part-timer while she develops a cookbook project based on recipes from food fests in the Bay Area. But she soon finds someone's been trafficking in character assassination - literally - when a local chef turns up dead and her aunt is framed for the murder. The restaurant chef was an outspoken enemy of food trucks, and now Darcy wonders if one of the other vendors did him in. With her aunt's business - and freedom - on the line, it's up to Darcy to steer the murder investigation in the right direction and put the brakes on an out-of-control killer...
Close Knit Killer: Knitting #11

Close Knit Killer: Knitting #11

Maggie Sefton

$14.95

Springtime in Fort Connor, Colorado, is a breeze until a veteran con man shows up in town. Everyone - including the House of Lambspun knitters - is up in arms, and once again it's up to Kelly Flynn to untangle the threads of a complicated crime... Years ago Jared Rizzoli operated a Ponzi scheme that defrauded countless Fort Connor residents - including Barbara, one of the shop's knitters. Jared went to jail for his crime, but after being released for good behavior, he's back to ruin more lives. When Jared is found dead in his car outside of Lambspun, Barbara becomes a prime suspect, much to the shock of the knitting community. Kelly and her friends now need to sort through a long list of fleeced suspects to pin the crime on the true killer...
If Catfish Had Nine Lives: Country Cooking School #4

If Catfish Had Nine Lives: Country Cooking School #4

Paige Shelton

$14.95

Betts Winston has inherited more than her cooking skills from her grandmother - she can also see and talk to ghosts of people that once roamed the streets of Broken Rope, Missouri, in the days of the Old West... With Gram's Country Cooking School on spring break, Betts and Gram are taking part in this year's cowboy poetry convention, offering lessons on frying catfish over an open campfire. But when a staged gunfight ends in real death and her brother Teddy becomes a prime suspect, Betts may be the one to jump from the frying pan into the fire. After her ghostly guardian Jerome appears to watch her back and a spectral Pony Express rider gallops into town with some unfinished business, Broken Rope starts to seem more like a cowboy ghost convention. With trouble on both sides of this mortal coil, it's up to Betts to clear her brother, put the spirits to rest, and make sure the true killer doesn't become the one who got away.
The Cat, the Vagabond and the Victim: A Cats in Trouble #6

The Cat, the Vagabond and the Victim: A Cats in Trouble #6

Leann Sweeney

$14.95

When Clyde the cat travels 200 miles back home only to find his former owner dead, the story makes national news. While everyone seems eager to tell Clyde's incredible tale, someone needs to step up to care for him. Because the media attention is creating chaos at the local shelter, cat quilter Jillian Hart agrees to foster the loyal orange tabby. But while the media circus around Clyde continues, Jillian learns the real story behind his owner's death, he was murdered. Why would an elderly man already dying from a serious illness become a murder victim?
           
Your cart does not contain any items.