Peachy Scream by Anna Gerard

Nina Fleet is happy to welcome a troupe of Shakespearean performers into her bed and breakfast—mostly because she didn’t realize Harry Westcott, her sometimes enemy, serves as their director. As the campy group settles in, though, Harry quickly becomes the least of her worries. Backstage drama, personal squabbles, and a series of pranks regularly derail rehearsals. However, the production is stopped cold when the lead actor is found murdered. But the show must go on, and it’s up to Nina to find the killer among a reticent cast before she’s forced to make an untimely exit herself.

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Home for the Holidays by Sara Richardson

If the Buchanan sisters can agree on one thing, it’s their love for Juniper Inn. Their childhood memories are filled with them baking cookies, playing in the snow, and having fun with their dear Aunt Sassy. So when each receives a letter from Sassy, asking them to spend one last Christmas with her, how can they say no? However, a lot has changed in the fifteen years since they last visited the inn—and not always for the better. Though their reunion stirs up old drama and new feelings, with family, love, and a hint of Christmas magic, each sister might just realize exactly what they need in their lives.

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Love Me Like You Do by Aimee Brown

It was supposed to be the happiest day of her life, but when her fiance leaves her at the alter, Parker walks right out the door … and straight into traffic. Thank goodness Liam, a good-looking stranger with a southern twang, was there with his Jeep. Sure, he wasn’t exactly planning on whisking a woman in a wedding dress off to the emergency room, but Liam feels strangely taken by her—and she might just feel the same way about him. If the two can navigate broken hearts and guarded pasts, they just might turn a chance encounter into a beautiful future.

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Little Bookshop of Murder by Maggie Blackburn

Summer Merriweather thought she was done with Brigid’s Island, North Carolina. Embarrassed by her mom’s beach-read themed bookstore, she’s spent her adult life toiling in real literature and building up her reputation as a Shakespeare scholar. However, when her mother, Hildy, dies of a suspected heart attack, Summer rushes back to the island for the funeral with plans to leave as soon as possible. But while looking through her inherited bookshop with thoughts of selling, Summer comes across a note: “Sell the bookstore or die.” Could Hildy have actually been murdered? Summer quickly discovers there are more than a few possible suspects, and she’ll have to crack the case unless she wants to become the starring character in a tragedy of Shakespearean proportions.

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Murder Most Sweet by Laura Jensen Walker

Everyone in Lake Potawatomi knows Teddie St. John. Though to be fair, everyone knows everyone in tiny Lake Potawatomi. However, as a cozy mystery author and expert baker with a penchant for stylish scarves, Teddie has certainly found her own way to stand out. Unfortunately, after losing one of those scarves at a book signing for famed author Tavish Bentley, she soon finds it wrapped around the strangled neck of Tavish’s fiancée. With no other immediate evidence, Teddie’s name goes right to the top of the list of suspects. Unless she wants to end up as the mistaken villain in her own story, she’ll have to draw investigative inspiration from her novels, clear her name, and catch the real killer.

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Chili Cauldron Curse by Lynn Cahoon

When her grandmother, affectionately known as Grans, needs help getting a local food bank in working order, Mia Malone jumps at the chance to return to return to Magic Springs, Idaho. While the trip’s worth it to just be part of something worthwhile, Mia also has to admit it’s nice spending time in a community full of magic. A place where she can be around others who share her abilities. However, after she uncovers the body of a powerful warlock, Dorian Alexander, while stocking produce, Mia is going to have to use more than a spell to find the killer. And she’ll need to be quick, because Grans is the prime suspect.

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The Little Shop on Floral Street by Jane Lacey-Crane

The last place Grace wants to return to is her family’s floral stall—especially with the painful memories of the night that drove her away still lingering. But when sudden tragedy strikes, she puts her own successful career on pause and heads home. Meanwhile, her sister Faith has never seemed to find a place to fit in, and sharing her childhood bedroom with Grace again definitely doesn’t feel right … especially since they can’t stop bickering. However, as the two sisters are forced to confront each other, their pasts, and themselves, they just might discover that forgiveness and family might be the best remedies for their shared pain.

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The Magic of Terry Pratchett by Marc Burrows

Marketed as “the first full biography of Sir Terry Pratchett”, The Magic of Terry Pratchett explores the wondrous life and career of one of the most famous fantasy authors of all time. With over 85 million copies of over 60 books sold by the time of his death in 2015, Pratchett was as prolific as he was acclaimed. Most famous for his his long-running Discworld series, he picked up multiple Locus awards, a Carnegie Medal, an OBE, and even a knighthood on his way to becoming a worldwide literary icon. But who was the real man behind the quick wit and black hat?

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New Hope for the Little Cornish Farmhouse by Nancy Barone

To Nina Conte’s fans who only read her author bio at the back of her novels, it might seem like she has the perfect life. But then, it doesn’t mention: the soon-to-be ex-husband who ran off with their cash, the farmhouse in shambles, the barking fridge, or the daughter who seems to think Nina can’t do anything right. If it wasn’t for the occasional dinner with her best friends, Jack and Emma, some days she’d be entirely consumed by the stress. However, when a producer shows interest in adapting her first book, Nina can finally see a bright future ahead of her—and with dreamy movie star Luke O’Hara heading the project? That’s pure icing on the cake. But as Nina’s dreams start coming true, she must consider whether she really wants the Hollywood life or the comfort of her Cornish home.

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