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Valentine Vendetta
Mystic Moonhaven Mysteries, Book 2
by Daisy Landish

Love, mystery, and a deadly secret on Valentine’s Day.

When a bookshop owner finds a mysterious love letter hidden within the pages of a Shakespearean sonnet, it leads her down a path of unrequited love, secret messages, and a Valentine’s Day that ends with a chilling revelation. Will she decipher the clues before the killer strikes again in Mystic Moonhaven?

Valentine’s Day in Moonhaven comes with an extra dose of mystery this year. Harper Nightshade, the owner of the quaint town’s beloved bookstore, stumbles upon a love letter hidden within a donated book of Shakespeare’s Sonnets. The letter speaks of undying love and heartbreak, signed by a recently deceased local, Adam Carter.

Determined to deliver the final words of a lost soul, Harper is drawn into a complex web of love, jealousy, and deceit. As she navigates through the undercurrents of past relationships and unspoken truths, she finds that the quiet town harbors secrets darker than she ever imagined.

With the help of her friends and the enigmatic Detective Liam, Harper must piece together the puzzle before the weight of history repeats itself. In a town where everyone hides a secret, finding the truth is as treacherous as it is imperative. Can Harper solve the mystery before the mystic moon of Valentine’s casts another tragedy?

“Valentine Vendetta” is the second installment of the Mystic Moonhaven Mysteries, where love letters become clues, and Valentine’s Day is never just about chocolates and roses. Join Harper as she delves into a romantic mystery that turns deadly in the most unexpected ways.

Now You Sesame, Now You Don’t
A Newfound Lake Cozy Mystery, Book 9
by Virginia K. Bennett

When the town librarian is an avid mystery and true-crime reader, the local law enforcement must need a book-smart assistant like her, right?

The ‘Father and Daughter Valentine Dance’ at the Community Center is a sentimental event in the middle of the cold winter months around Newfound Lake. Rebecca Ramsey, the town’s librarian, volunteers to decorate for the dance and work at the refreshment table, which happens to have an ideal view of the Community Center’s gymnasium. Her Chief-of-Police boyfriend, Kenny Towne, takes his daughters to the dance, creating a core memory for the girls. Part of the nostalgic event involves the opportunity to watch the magician, Preston the Prestidigitator, perform his close-up magic tricks.

When the illusionist disappears and never reappears, Rebecca is the one to uncover his hiding spot, and his condition doesn’t appear to be voluntary or reversible. Preston’s presence will be missed in the Lakes Region, and Rebecca is determined to reveal the truth.

Will Rebecca and Kenny get to go out for the perfect Valentine’s dinner, or will their opportunity for a dream date vanish like the magician’s killer?

Murders of a Feather
Dr. Kate Vet Mysteries, Book 3
by Eileen Brady

It’s February in the Hudson Valley and Oak Falls veterinarian Dr. Kate is once again up to her galoshes in corpses

Hudson Valley winters can be brutal…and deadly! Dr. Kate is once again on the case (not to mention thin ice) after discovering a young engaged couple frozen to death in the lake. To make matters worse, her temporary receptionist appears to have overdosed from a recreational sedative used at the animal hospital. Kate barely has time to dread Valentine’s Day (and the fact that she’s alone on this holiday, once again) as the police investigation shows that all three fatalities are in fact homicides.

But who would want the young couple dead, just as they were embarking on a new life together? And who pumped the temp employee full of enough animal tranquilizers to drop an ox? Kate doesn’t know where to begin until she stumbles upon a connection between the three victims and decides she needs to investigate further. But will her investigation leave her any time to get to know the handsome large animal vet she’s just met on a house call? And is the injured wild crow she’s taken under her wing in fact an omen of more bad things to come?

A Death at Bay View Hotel
A Jemima Jago Mystery, Book 5
by Emma Jameson

It’s time for the Bay View Hotel’s annual bake-off and Jem is looking forward to sampling all the cake she can. But when head judge and successful local critic Lemmy Beaglehole drops dead in the middle of tasting a chocolate gateau, Jem can’t resist throwing herself into the investigation.

Jem interviews everyone present and discovers that Lemmy had plenty of enemies at the bake-off and was famous for his venomous reviews. But who could have hated him enough to actuallypoisonhim? Was it the long-suffering hotel manager? The local busybody who hated Lemmy enough to stage a protest over his inclusion as head judge? Or the aspiring baker, whose dreams of running his own pastry shop were dashed by a terrible review?

Finding a crumpled rose-patterned envelope that may have contained the poison, Jem feels certain she’s close to the truth. But when a huge storm blows in over the Isles of Scilly, trapping everyone—bake-off contestants, staff and guests—in the hotel overnight, Jem must work fast to untangle the clues and catch the killer before their next toxic treat ends up on her plate!

A fun and page-turning cozy mystery set in the beautiful Isles of Scilly, from the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Emma Jameson. Fans of Agatha Christie, Faith Martin and Betty Rowlands will be utterly hooked!

Mind Over Murder
Serenity Bay Mysteries, Book 5
by J. J. Brass

Visit the quaint town of Serenity Bay, where gossip travels faster than the speed of love. Valentine’s Day takes an unexpected turn in “Mind Over Murder,” the latest installment of the Serenity Bay Mysteries by J.J. Brass.

When psychic medium Gabriel Kolter descends upon the town, offering his otherworldly insights to curious residents, little does he know that this visit will lead to his own demise. After providing an open mediumship session to the townsfolk, the psychic is found murdered, leaving the town shrouded in an eerie atmosphere.

Enter Lucy Larkin, a spirited twenty-something with a penchant for amateur sleuthing. In an attempt to win the approval of the gruff yet captivating Detective Johnson, Lucy dives headfirst into the investigation, determined to unveil the truth behind the psychic’s untimely demise.

With suspects aplenty and a town full of secrets, Lucy navigates the tangled relationships and enigmatic pasts of Serenity Bay’s residents. Will she uncover the killer’s identity before love’s favorite day is forever stained with the shadows of a chilling murder?

As Valentine’s Day approaches, join Lucy Larkin in this captivating cozy mystery. In “Mind Over Murder,” she puts her wits to the test, attempting to solve a puzzle where love, secrets, and the supernatural converge in a spellbinding small-town tale.

Murder at First Sight
Whodunit Antiques Cozy Mystery, Book 4
by Shelly West

Love is in the air… but so is murder!

The town of Wallace Point has its own odd take on the holidays, and Valentine’s Day is no exception. Abigail and Grandma plan to enjoy the quirky festivities together, until an attempted murder brings the celebrations to a halt.

Nora, a young Wallace Point native who has momentarily returned home from college, is found barely alive at the bottom of a deadly cliff. Now she’s in a coma, and with no witnesses, anyone could be her attacker—and they might try to finish the job.

Abigail and Grandma, never ones to turn down a challenge, are determined to bring Nora’s attacker to justice. What they don’t expect to discover is just how deadly love can be.

The Whodunit Antiques series is fun, quirky, and, most importantly, cozy! So settle into your favorite chair, preferably with a cup of hot cocoa in hand, and get ready to escape into a town whose residents are always up to mischief, and where mysteries run amok.

Poisoned on Valentine’s Day
A Jane and Kennedy Daniels Mystery, Book 4
by Daisy Landish

A Jane and Kennedy Daniels Holiday Cozy Mystery

Jane and Kennedy decide to take a much needed holiday. While on their River Wine cruise, one of the passengers attempts suicide. Will Jane and Kennedy let the local authorities handle it or will they be drawn in by the mystery?

Roses and Revenge
Port Danby Cozy Mystery, Book 4
by London Lovett

When the Georgio’s Perfume crew, including her ex-fiancé Jacob, show up in Port Danby for a photo shoot, Lacey is taken by surprise. But their unexpected arrival is nothing compared to the shock of what happens next. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Lacey ‘Pink’ Pinkerton finds herself caught up in another unexpected murder mystery.

Book 4 of the Port Danby Cozy Mystery Series

Valentine Victim
Holidays Can Be Murder. Book 1
by Kelly Hashway

Psychologist Dr. Sydney Warner has no problem helping other people with their issues, but when it comes to her own relationships, she doesn’t have the best track record.

Even so, she never would have expected to show up to her Valentine’s Day date and find the guy she’s finally meeting in person after being paired on a dating app has been murdered. Worse, she’s the prime suspect.

Detective Andrew Lange is determined to pin this on Sydney, but his estranged younger brother, Nolan, returns to town and is equally determined to use his reporter knowhow to help Sydney prove her innocence.

Death at the Anchorage
A Kipper Cottage Cozy Mystery, Book 4
by Jan Durham

Roses are red, violets are blue. A killer is coming. The question is – who?

It’s Valentine’s Day in the picturesque fishing town of Whitby, and hearts are beating fast – for all the wrong reasons.

When an impromptu séance at the local retirement home sparks a grisly death, widow Liz McLuckie once again finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation.

Why did someone kill mild-mannered pensioner Clara Bendelow? Could it have something to do with the suicide of her brother thirty years before? And how is it connected to the recent re-appearance of a convicted fraudster?

The answers lie buried in the past and Liz will have to dig deep to find them, with the help of her motley assortment of friends and Nelson the English bull terrier, the ugliest (and cleverest) dog in Yorkshire.

Death at the Anchorage — Book 4 in the Kipper Cottage Mystery Series. Perfect for fans of Stella Cameron and Frances Evesham.

Cat Got Your Secrets
A Kitty Couture Mystery, Book 3
by Julie Chase

Lacy Marie Crocker has settled into a comfortable groove back home in New Orleans, and with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, she’s busier than ever running a thriving pet boutique, helping her mother organize the upcoming National Pet Pageant, and untangling her complicated love life. But when delivering a king-sized order of dreidel-shaped doggy biscuits for a Saint Berdoodle’s bark-mitzvah, Lacy stumbles into yet another murder scene—and the last person to see the victim alive was her own father.

It’s up to Lacy to clear her dad’s name from the suspect list before Detective Jack Oliver has to cage him for good. But just when she starts pawing at the truth, she receives a threatening letter from a mysterious blackmailer bent on silencing her with her own secrets. And Lacy’s not the only one with bones in her closet.

Time’s running out in Cat Got Your Secrets, the charming third novel in Julie Chase’s Kitty Couture mystery series.

My Funny Mayfair Valentine
The Marcia Banks and Buddy Mysteries, Book 10
by Kassandra Lamb

A newcomer to Mayfair charms the socks off of Susanna Mayfair, the sheltered niece of the town’s elderly matriarch. In a panic, the aunt turns to service dog trainer Marcia Banks to dig into the man’s past.

What Marcia finds, with her detective husband Will’s help, is disturbing—a trail of broken hearts and outstanding warrants. But when the older gentleman is arrested, he claims it’s a case of mistaken identity.

While Will attempts to untangle the truth and Susanna struggles with her feelings, Marcia is worried about her friend’s mental health, unaware that Susanna may be in physical danger as well. Will Marcia figure it out in time to protect Susanna…and herself?

The Heart of Murder
Asheville Meadows Cozy Mysteries, Book 3
by Patti Benning

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, Asheville Meadows Retirement Home looks like Cupid has moved in—there are pink hearts and frills everywhere, and romance is in the air. Autumn Roth is certain that she’s the only one there without holiday plans, and the man she’s been dating since Christmas doesn’t seem to be in any hurry to make any.

It’s only after Autumn comes home one evening, to find out that her house has been burglarized, that her romantic woes begin to seem small. The thief didn’t take much, but he left behind something that will change Autumn forever – a corpse. Shaken to the core, she struggles to put together the pieces of the puzzle and solve the case, but what she doesn’t realize is that the killer is much closer than she could ever have imagined.

Murder by Cupid Cake
A Bite-Sized Bakery Cozy Mystery, Book 23
by Rosie A. Point

It’s the most romantic time of the year… for murder.

Traveling bakers, Ruby and Bee, are having a fun, albeit frosty, time in the small town of Bourbon, Kentucky. Every day, they park their truck beside the frozen pond and serve the friendly locals delicious treats. With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, Ruby and Bee are sure it’s going to be the best holiday ever.

Until they arrive at their usual spot and find a corpse floating beneath the ice! A woman has been murdered and the girls are desperate to take the case. The local police and firefighters, however, are convinced that it was an accident—a result of thawing ice.

Can Ruby and Bee prove there’s a murderer on the loose before they join the victim list? Find out in the next installment of the Bite-sized Bakery Cozy mystery series. Grab your copy today.

Tequila Shots & Valentine Knots
An Althea Rose Mystery, Related Book
by Tricia O’Malley

Valentine’s Day has arrived in Tequila Key and Miss Elva, the resident Voodoo Priestess, has been asked to concoct a love potion for a couple that needs some extra spice in their marriage.

When her pirate ghost, Rafe, sees the potion and thinks it is for Miss Elva – all hell breaks loose. Get swept along on a fun Valentine’s Day story in quaint Tequila Key.

Be My Pink Valentine
A Witch’s Cove Mystery, Book 20
by Vella Day

Love potions – the ultimate romantic dilemma! To sip from the elixir of love or to offer it to someone you desire. For one unfortunate soul, it took a sinister turn.

I’m Glinda, a witch whose wand occasionally strays off-course. With a track record of magical mishaps, I’ve shied away from love potions. Turns out, I’m in the minority.

Daisy Sanchez, our local enchantress, crafts high-end, personalized love potions without any guarantees of success. Regardless, one customer was far from enchanted with the results–and killed her.

The pressing question was who? Thankfully, our sheriff enlisted Jaxson, me, and my trusty familiar, Iggy, a talking pink iguana, to help solve this mystery of magic.

I’d invite you to join me and Jaxson this Valentine’s Day for a romantic dinner, but you know… newlyweds and all. However, just ask Iggy. He’ll give you all the details.

Faith, Rope, and Love
Faith and Foils Cozy Mysteries, Book 4
by Wendy Heuvel

Welcome to Valentine’s Day in Banford, where snow is drifting, love is in the air, and murder is rediscovered…
Cassie Bridgestone isn’t ready for Valentine’s Day – not with a recent breakup stinging her heart, and the alluring Daniel tempting her to move on.

So, when Cassie and Daniel stumble across the skeleton of a woman murdered in the sixties, Cassie can’t resist diving into the mystery to discover where love went wrong all those years ago. What better way to keep her mind off love in the present?

But things prove difficult as Cassie deals with a haunted house, faded memories, and suspects who are no longer alive.

Yet, someone is determined to keep the past buried and forgotten. Can Cassie bring the truth into the open before she suffers the same fate?

Revisit the cozy village of Banford with the fourth book in the Faith and Foils Cozy Mystery Series by Wendy Heuvel.

Cupid’s Corpse
A Gemma Stone Cozy Mystery, Book 4
by Willow Monroe

Gemma Stone isn’t sure it’s a great idea to spend a romantic Valentine’s Day with her ex-fiance Nick Leonard, even if she did promise – that had been way back at Christmastime, right after she solved her very first murder. She had clearly been out of her mind.

So when Nick gets an anonymous tip and suggests making it a working weekend instead, she jumps at the chance to go away with him to a fabulous lodge, have some fun, and maybe catch a small-time crook. But then small-time crime turns into big-time murder, and Gemma has to figure out who killed Cupid…and why.

And when her own love triangle hits a few snags, this may turn out to be Gemma’s worst Valentine’s Day ever.

Killer Cupid
Melanie Travis Mysteries, Book 29
by Laurien Berenson

Melanie is delighted at the prospect of three uninterrupted days alone with Sam (and, of course, her prize-winning Standard Poodle, Faith). They’re booked at the White Birch Inn, a picturesque New England resort nestled at the foot of a snow-covered mountain. The inn has a full slate of couples activities planned for the busy Valentine’s weekend, but the first night of festivities feature an event that isn’t on the program: murder.

As a person of interest in the case, Melanie tries to sneak a little detective work into her romantic getaway. But with the resort nearly sold out for the holiday weekend, there’s no shortage of suspects, and Melanie’s secret sleuthing is already attracting the wrong kind of attention. Her Valentine’s trip is heating up faster than the chocolate fondue . . . just not in the way Melanie hoped. But if she doesn’t catch the cold-hearted killer soon, another innocent victim will get the kiss of death .

Mystery on Valentine’s Day
Related Read
by Beth Byers & Lee Strauss

The worlds of Ginger Gold and Violet Carlyle collide in the fun Valentine Mystery short story by bestselling authors Lee Strauss and Beth Byers.

While both Ginger and Violet had plans for a romantic evening of dinner and dancing to celebrate Valentine’s Day with their husbands, something goes terribly awry.

One by one, female patrons discover that they are missing jewelry. In this closed room mystery filled with a brigade of colorful characters, Violet and Ginger join forces to put their skills of deduction to work.

Can they unveil the culprit and solve the mystery in time for dessert?

Don’t miss this delectable bite-sized tale. Pairs perfectly with a box of chocolate and a comfy chair!

Valentine’s Victim
An Emma Wild Mystery, Book 4
by Harper Lin

It looks like superstar singer Emma Wild is going to be single on Valentine’s Day. She’s ignoring all of Detective Sterling Matthew’s calls and evading her promotional duties for her third album release. All she wants to do is sit at home, watch trashy TV shows and eat junk food.

But a journalist from Rolling Stone magazine on a tight deadline tracks her down and follows her around town the same time that Emma’s sister Mirabelle invites her to be one of the judges for the town’s annual baking contest. After the contest is over, Emma finds the winner’s dead body in a toilet stall! While Sterling and his partner Sandra arrests a contestant named Cherry, Emma thinks they have the wrong suspect.

My Fatal Valentine
Juniper Holiday Cozy Mystery, Book 5
by Leighann Dobbs

Juniper Holiday’s annual Valentines Day party is all about love and romance… and this year, it’s also about murder.

When the grand prize winner is found dead in the bathroom, there are very few clues as to who did it. With a house full of guests, there are plenty who had means and opportunity, but who had motive?

Detective Mallard is already in trouble with his boss, so he needs to solve this one fast… even if that means getting some help from the mansion ghosts.

And just when Juniper thinks she has it all figured out, she discovers that making the wrong assumptions can be deadly.

A Murderous Valentine
An Admiral Shackleford Mystery, Book 1
by Beverley Watts

Admiral Charles Shackleford’s retirement isn’t going quite according to plan. Having been instrumental in improving the lives of so many (his words – others might be inclined to call it something slightly different), he’s struggling to reignite the spark in his own love life with the feisty Mabel.

Short on ideas, he decides to gatecrash his much put upon best friend Jimmy Noon’s Valentine idea and ends up in the middle of a murder mystery weekend where real murder is on someone else’s script. As the weather closes in, the guests are stranded in a hotel harbouring an unknown killer. With no possibility of the police arriving any time soon, the Admiral and Jimmy have no option but to join forces in an attempt to uncover the Murderous Valentine. The unstoppable duo may be not quite be Holmes and Watson, but can they catch a murderer…?

This humorous cozy mystery is the first in The Admiral Shackleford Mysteries.

Deadly Valentine
A Pumpkin Hollow Mystery, Book 18
by Kathleen Suzette

Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays, not only because we’re making cherry chip fudge at the candy store, but because this Valentine’s Day is the first one Ethan and I will celebrate as a married couple. Unfortunately, someone has killed their Valentine’s Day crush.

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, a record-setting snowstorm hits the small town of Pumpkin Hollow. Mia and Ethan had planned to spend their day off in front of the fire, but when they discover a frozen corpse, they’re called into action.

Who killed gift basket shop owner Michelle Vance? Mia and her sister Christy discover that Michelle may have had one Valentine too many. Or is it two Valentine’s too many? Mia and Christy will have their hands full making Valentine’s Day goodies at the candy store and hunting for a killer.

Halloween is celebrated all year long in Pumpkin Hollow. There are no paranormal elements, just good clean fun! And a murder, of course.

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