Cozy Mysteries

A cozy mystery series won’t have gross descriptions or a lot of bad language and generally take place in small towns with realistic characters.

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You can find books by these authors in our Mystery or Paperback Mystery collections.

The Darling Dahlias and the Cucumber Tree

Savannah Blues

Death of a Gossip

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

Death by Darjeeling

Mum's the Word

Catering to Nobody

Murder on a Girls' Night Out

Ghost at Work

Mistletoe Murder

Crocodile on the Sandbank

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

  • Susan Wittig Albert
    • China Bayles Series
    • Darling Dahlias Series

  • Hannah Alexander
    • Sacred Trust Series
    • Hideaway, Missouri Series

  • Donna Andrews
    • Meg Langslow Series
    • Turing Hopper Series

  • Mary Kay Andrews
    • Weezie and Bebe Series

  • Nancy Atherton
    • Aunt Dimity Series

  • Lorna Barrett
    • Booktown Mystery Series

  • Stephanie Barron
    • Jane Austen Series

  • M.C. Beaton
    • Regency Royal Series
    • Hamish Mcbeth Series

  • Jessica Beck
    • Donut Shop Mystery Series

  • Juliet Blackwell
    • Witchcraft Mystery Series

  • Rhys Bowen
    • Constable Evan Evans Series
    • Molly Murphy Series
    • Royal Spyness Series

  • Alan Bradley
    • Flavia de Luce Mystery Series

  • Lilian Jackson Braun
    • Jim Qwilleran Feline Whodunnit Series (The Cat Who…)

  • Simon Brett
    • Charles Paris Series
    • Mrs Pargeter Series
    • Fethering Series
    • Blotto and Twinks Series

  • Laura Childs
    • Tea Shop Mysteries Series
    • Scrapbooking Mysteries Series

  • Agatha Christie
    • Miss Marple Series
    • Hercule Poirot Series

  • Jill Churchill
    • Jane Jeffry Series
    • Grace and Favor Series

  • Kate Collins
    • Flower Shop Mystery Series

  • Colin Cotterill
    • Dr. Siri Paiboun Series
    • Jimm Juree Series

  • Cleo Coyle
    • Coffeehouse Series

  • Mary Daheim
    • Bed-And-Breakfast Series
    • Emma Lord Series

  • Diane Mott Davidson
    • Goldy Schulz Series

  • Joanne Fluke
    • Hanna Swensen Series

  • Earlene Fowler
    • Benni Harper Series
    • Ruby McGavin Series

  • Anne George
    • Southern Sisters Series

  • Sue Grafton
    • Kinsey Millhone

  • Kerry Greenwood
    • Phryne Fisher Series

  • Dorothy Gilman
    • Mrs Pollifax Series

  • Katherine Hall Page
    • Faith Fairchild Series
  • Carolyn G. Hart
    • Death On Demand Series
    • Bailey Ruth Series

  • Lisa Lutz
    • Izzy Spellman Mysteries Series

  • Nancy Martin
    • Blackbird Sisters Mysteries Series

  • Margaret Maron
    • Sigrid Harald Series
    • Judge Deborah Knott Series

  • Leslie Meier
    • Lucy Stone Series

  • Tamar Myers
    • Pennsylvania Dutch Mysteries with Recipes Series
    • Den of Antiquity Series
    • Belgian Congo Mystery Series

  • Louise Penny
    • Chief Inspector Gamache Series

  • Elizabeth Peters
    • Amelia Peabody Series

  • Spencer Quinn
    • Chet and Bernie Mystery Series
    • Bowser and Birdie Series

  • Ruth Rendell
    • Chief Inspector Wexford Series

  • Maggie Sefton
    • Knitting Mystery Series

  • Allexander McCall Smith
    • No 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Series

  • Sarah Strohmeyer
    • Bubbles Yablonsky Series

  • Jacqueline Winspear
    • Massie Dobbs Series