This is the official announcement of the 2019 Mystery and Mayhem Book Awards for Cozy and Not-So-Cozy Mysteries, a division of the CIBAs, First Place Category Winners and the M & M Grand Prize Winner. Congratulations to all! The 2019 M&M Book Awards were presented by Wendy Delaney, M&M Grand Prize Winner.
HAIR BRAINED: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 14 by Nancy Cohen – Cozy Mystery, Amateur Sleuths, Women Sleuths
Hair-raising and fun, this 14th in series, Award-Winning Cozy Mystery will delight fans. A perfect summer read. Recommended!
FAIRFIELD’S AUCTION: A Witherston Mystery by Betty Jean Craige – Animal Cozies, Women Sleuths, Cozy Mystery novels
One town faces a mysterious killer after an auction – and a saucy African Grey Parrot who’s spilling the beans. A cozy animal mystery that will have readers laughing and crying – and perhaps think twice about buying up historical object. Recommended!
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A murder mystery set against an intriguing backdrop of Indian mysticism and archaeology make this a very good pick. Recommended.
CAMPARI CRIMSON: Franki Amato Mysteries, Book 4 by Traci Andrighetti – Private Investigator Mysteries, Vampire Mysteries, Cozy Mysteries
A Gothic cabaret funhouse with one surprise after the other adds up to one fun ride! Highly recommended.
EVIL UNDER the STARS: The Agatha Christie Book Club (Book 3) by C.A. Larmer – British/Irish Cozy Mystery, Humorous Literary Fiction, Cozy Mysteries
British/Irish Cozy Mystery is exactly what the doctor ordered. Especially when it's the third in The Agatha Christie Book Club mystery. Highly Recommended.
bada-BOOM! (A Hamlin Park Irregulars Novel: Book 3) by Wally Duff – Female Sleuths, Mystery Thriller, Cozy Mystery
A fast-paced – knock your socks mystery thriller with a dark sense of humor is a welcome addition to the Hamlin Park Irregulars gang set to endear readers all the more to this fresh series and its main lead, Tina Thomas. Recommended.
FICTION CAN be MURDER: A Mystery Writer’s Mystery by Becky Clark – Female Sleuths, Cozy Mystery, American Literature
Ready for your next favorite book? This author delivers like none other. Cozy Mystery fans pay attention! Recommended!