2021 Paperback Bestsellers

1. Death In Castle Dark by Veronica Bond
2. Pride, Prejudice, and Peril by Katie Oliver
3. Death in Bloom by Jess Dylan
4. Murder at the Beacon Bakeshop by Darci Hannah
5. Chapter and Curse by Elizabeth Penney
6. Body and Soul Food by Abby Collette
7. On Skein of Death by Allie Pleiter
8. Rocky Road to Ruin by Meri Allen
9. Deadly Summer Nights by Vicki Delaney
10. Death at the Salon by Louise R. Innes
11. Furbidden Fatality by Deborah Blake
12. Bait and Witch by Angele M. Sanders
13. The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
14. The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune
15. Rhode Island Red by Charlotte Carter
16. A Lady's Guide to Mischief and Mayhem by Manda Collins
17. Death in Daylesford by Kerry Greenwood
18. Heartbreak Bay by Rachel Caine
19. Tomb of the Queen by Joss Walker
20. Nothing Ventured by Jeffrey Archer

Death in Castle Dark (A Dinner and a Murder Mystery #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593335871
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Published: Berkley - August 3rd, 2021

Actor Nora Blake finds her dream job when she is cast in a murder-mystery troupe that performs in an imposing but captivating old castle. When she stumbles upon a real murder, things take a nightmarish turn in this first book in an exciting new series.


Pride, Prejudice, and Peril (A Jane Austen Tea Society Mystery #1) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593337615
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Published: Berkley - December 7th, 2021

"Like a modern-day Agatha Christie bestowed with a hefty dollop of Jane Austen."Laura Childs, #1 New York Times bestselling author

Jane Austen meets reality TV and murder in this quirky cozy mystery—the first in a new series!


Death in Bloom: A Flower House Mystery (Flower House series #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250769510
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Published: St. Martin's Paperbacks - May 25th, 2021

The first in a sweet and colorful cozy mystery series from Jess Dylan, Death in Bloom introduces flower shop owner Sierra Ravenswood.

At the Flower House, every rose has its thorn . . .


Murder at the Beacon Bakeshop (A Beacon Bakeshop Mystery #1) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496731722
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Published: Kensington - February 23rd, 2021

In the first of a new series, after Lindsey Bakeswell catches her celebrity chef fiancé sizzling in the arms of another woman, Lindsey leaves big city Wall Street for small town Beacon Harbor, Michigan to pursue her own passion as a pastry baker--and gets mixed up in someone's sweet taste of revenge...


Chapter and Curse (The Cambridge Bookshop Series #1) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250787705
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Published: St. Martin's Paperbacks - September 28th, 2021

In Elizabeth Penney's Chapter and Curse, Molly Kimball is used to cracking open books . . . but when a poetry reading ends in murder she must use her skills to crack the case.

A MARY HIGGINS CLARK AWARD NOMINEE!


Body and Soul Food (A Books & Biscuits Mystery #1) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593336175
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Published: Berkley - November 9th, 2021

In this page-turning new mystery series, fraternal twins Keaton and Koby will pull double duty when they take down a killer while preparing to open their new bookstore and soul-food café, Books & Biscuits.


On Skein of Death (A Riverbank Knitting Mystery #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593201787
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Published: Berkley - June 1st, 2021

For Libby Beckett, opening her charming yarn shop, and introducing customers to the joys of knitting and crochet, is the work she was meant to do.  Until the yarn she loves is used for murder….
 


The Rocky Road to Ruin: An Ice Cream Shop Mystery (Ice Cream Shop Mysteries #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250267061
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Published: St. Martin's Paperbacks - July 27th, 2021

Justice will be swirled by amateur sleuth Riley Rhodes in the first in Meri Allen's brand-new mystery series, The Rocky Road to Ruin!


Deadly Summer Nights (A Catskill Summer Resort Mystery #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593334379
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Published: Berkley - September 14th, 2021

"An immersive setting with details of running a Catskillsresort in the 1950s (think Kellerman’s in Dirty Dancing) beautifully frame a story with plot twists and a cast of well-delineated characters."--Booklist

A summer of fun at a Catskills resort comes to an abrupt end when a guest is found murdered, in this new 1950s set mystery series.

 


Death at the Salon (A Daisy Thorne Mystery #2) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496729828
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Published: Kensington - March 30th, 2021

In the second installment of the new Daisy Thorne Mystery series by Louise R. Innes, after Daisy, a hairdresser and owner of Ooh La La Beauty Salon, finds her missing scissors in a customer's back, she becomes the prime suspect in a murder...


Furbidden Fatality (A Catskills Pet Rescue Mystery #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593201503
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Published: Berkley - February 23rd, 2021

A lottery winner uses her good fortune to save a local pet sanctuary, but when a body is discovered on the property, she just might be in the doghouse in this first book in a new, charming cozy mystery series from author Deborah Blake.


Bait and Witch (Witch Way Librarian Mysteries #1) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496728746
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Published: Kensington - December 29th, 2020

Librarian Josie Way moved to small-town Oregon to lay low. Instead, thanks to newfound magic abilities—and a killer on the loose—she’s leapt out of the frying pan and into a cauldron of trouble . . .
 


The Thursday Murder Club: A Novel (A Thursday Murder Club Mystery #1) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984880987
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Published: Penguin Books - August 3rd, 2021

A New York Times bestseller | Soon to be a major motion picture from Steven Spielberg at Amblin Entertainment

“Witty, endearing and greatly entertaining.” —Wall Street Journal
 


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The House in the Cerulean Sea Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250217318
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Published: Tor Books - December 29th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, and WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER!
A 2021 Alex Award winner!
The 2021 RUSA Reading List: Fantasy Winner!
An Indie Next Pick!
One of Publishers Weekly's "Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2020"
One of Book Riot’s “20 Must-Read Feel-Good Fantasies”


Rhode Island Red (A Nanette Hayes Mystery #1) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780593314104
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Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - July 27th, 2021

A New York Times Best Crime Novel of the Year The first book in the Nanette Hayes Mystery series introduces us to jazz-loving, street busker Nanette, whose love life leads her into some very hot water.


A Lady's Guide to Mischief and Mayhem (Ladies Most Scandalous #1) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781538736135
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Published: Forever - November 10th, 2020

"[Manda] Collins is a delight" (Elizabeth Hoyt) in this fun and flirty historical rom-com, where an intrepid female reporter matches wits with a serious, sexy detective -- perfect for fans of Tessa Dare, Julia Quinn, and Netflix's Enola Holmes!


Death in Daylesford (Phryne Fisher Mysteries) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781728234526
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Published: Poisoned Pen Press - June 1st, 2021

The 7 year wait is over—Miss Fisher is back in a new adventure!

"The real star is Phryne with her Jazz Age fashions, devil-may-care attitude, and dry narrative wit."—Booklist

Taking the waters has never been more delicious—or dangerous...


Heartbreak Bay (Stillhouse Lake #5) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781542093675
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Published: Thomas & Mercer - March 9th, 2021

An Amazon Charts and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling series.

They're hunting a killer so silent, so invisible, that his unspeakable crimes are the only proof he exists.


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Tomb of the Queen Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781948967334
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Published: Two Tales Press - June 8th, 2021

A librarian. A spellbook. And a magical terror organization set on enslaving the world.



Nothing Ventured (William Warwick Novels #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250753434
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - September 8th, 2020

Nothing Ventured heralds the start of a brand new series in the style of Jeffrey Archer’s #1 New York Times bestselling Clifton Chronicles: introducing Detective William Warwick. But this is not a detective story, this is a story about the making of a detective . . .