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.
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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The ONLY ONE LEFT (The Neema Mysteries, Book 3) by Pamela Beason – Thriller/Suspense, Animal Cozy, Police Procedural
With a private eye's keen attention to detail and a detective's internal ticking clock, Pamela Beason is a maestro at delivering mysteries that will keep you guessing and turning the pages.
UNSIGHTLY BULGES (A Trailer Park Princess Cozy Mystery, Book 2) by Kim Hunt Harris – Cozy Mystery, Animal Cozy, Female Sleuth
A sparkling Cozy Mystery that tackles the Church and LGBT – and will have you in stitches as our hero tries to figure out who-dun-it! Highly recommended.
The first rounds of judging for the 2017 M&M Book Awards for Cozy and Not-So-Cozy Mysteries are complete. These are the titles and their writers who made it on this list passed the first two rounds of judging aka known as the SLUSHING! Congratulations!
When murder comes to the sleepy hamlet of Mystic Notch, recently relocated crime journalist Wilhelmina Chance and her grandma’s crime-solving cat jump into the case with two feet and four paws.
Estela is an amateur sleuth and psychologist by trade. At times self-deprecating, yet charming with a wry sense of humor, Estela really drives the story forward.
An epic convoy of bad men, good guys, tough women, and international operatives who zigzag across the Oregon wilderness chasing a truck-load of marijuana briquettes, a million bucks in cash, and one lovable border collie are in this fast-paced satire mystery.
A well-crafted mystery to inform as well as intrigue and captivate, opening an engaging realm of fictional exploration and speculation of the special bond that can happen between gorillas and humans. A page-turner!