I used to read a lot of cozy mysteries, then I guess I read too many, so I lost interest. I actually stopped reading them for a couple years, but I've started again and am enjoying the stories. Of course, I always get a kick out of the punny titles, too.
I'll be making a list of new mysteries coming out, but for now, I see fellow writing pal Camille Minichino has a new series coming out under the pseudonym Elizabeth Logan. I'll have to ask her why she picked Alaska? Inquiring minds want to know!
Mousse and Murder, An Alaskan Diner Mystery, Book 1 in the series, releases on May 5.
A young chef might bite off more than she can chew when she returns to her Alaskan hometown to take over her parents' diner set in an Alaskan tourist town.
When Chef Charlie Cooke is offered the chance to leave San Francisco and return home to Elkview, Alaska, to take over her mother's diner, she doesn't even consider saying no. After all--her love life has recently become a Love Life Crumble, and a chance to reconnect with her roots may be just what she needs.
Determined to bring fresh life and flavors to the Bear Claw Diner, Charlie starts planning changes to the menu, which has grown stale over the years. But her plans are fried when her head cook Oliver turns up dead after a bitter and public fight over Charlie's ideas--leaving Charlie as the only suspect in the case.
With her career, freedom, and life all on thin ice, Charlie must find out who the real killer is, before it's too late.--from Amazon