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Summer Reading: Cozy Mysteries
Point of Interest: The South Windsor Farmers' Market
A cozy mystery is a sub-genre of crime fiction. Violence is downplayed and victims are frequently killed in ways that do not leave massive injuries. Oftentimes they may have an overarching theme such as food, a hobby, a sport or the like. These types of mysteries are more often than not a series, and the reader does not have to read them in order.

Cozy Mystery Series:

  • Joanne Fluke: The Hannah Swenson Mysteries
  • Alan Bradley: Flavia de Luce Series
  • Mia P. Manansala: The Tita Rosie’s Kitchen Series
  • Vivian Chien: The Noodle Shop Mysteries Series
  • Ellery Adams: The Secret, Book and Scone Society Series
  • Richard Osman: The Thursday Murder Club Series
  • Jacqueline Winspear: The Maisie Dobbs Series
  • M.C. Beaton: The Agatha Raisin Series
  • Raquel V. Reyes: The Caribbean Kitchen Mystery Series
  • Dorothy L. Sayers: The Lord Peter Wimsey Series
  • Gigi Pandian: The Jaya Jones Treasure Hunt Mystery Series
  • V.M. Burns: The Mystery Bookshop Series
  • Ngaio Marsh: TheInspector Alleyn Series
  • Kellye Garrett: The Detective by Day Series
  • Anthony Horowitz: The Susan Ryeland Series
  • Barbara Neely: The Blanche White Series
  • Sujata Massey: The Perveen Mistry Series
  • Valerie Wilson Wesley: The Odessa Jones Series
  • Abby Collette: The Books and Biscuits Mystery Series
  • Rita Mae Brown with Sneaky Pie Brown: Mrs. Murphy Series