The Agnes Taylor Mystery Series: Compelling Whodunit Stories

If you’re a fan of mystery writers like Agatha Christie and Louise Penny, you’ll love Eva Bernhard’s traditional style of storytelling. Bernhard was inspired by the works of Agatha Christie with their gripping narratives and balance between suspense and tension. Bernhard’s lifelong passion for crime fiction and murder mysteries eventually helped her create the character of Agnes Taylor. Bernhard is also a member of the Crime Writers of Canada and Sisters in Crime, drawing inspiration... [Read More...]

The Watch Series: Christian Mysteries by Kay DiBianca

Readers looking for cozy, amateur-sleuth detective fiction will adore The Watch series. Written by retired software developer Kay DiBianca, the series features deep characters and wonderful plot twists that have earned it over 300 reviews averaging 4.6 stars. Other authors have left rave reviews for DiBianca’s impressive storytelling abilities. Judy Karge, the author of A Light in the Dark: Reflections on Proverbs, wrote that “. . .the writing is well-paced peppered with interesting characte... [Read More...]

The Cozy Mystery Genre

As the days become shorter and colder this winter, it’s the perfect time to curl up with a cup of hot cocoa and a great book. With familiar characters, quaint settings, and a happy ending every time, you can escape from the busy holiday season with the perfect cozy mystery novel.   Common Elements of Cozy Mysteries Cozy mysteries, a sub-genre of the mystery genre, are well-named due to their common tropes and themes. In a cozy mystery, the protagonist is usu... [Read More...]