Explore the importance of tea in cozy mysteries, from its role as a plot device to its cultural significance. Learn how tea sets the scene, reveals character, and provides important clues in popular cozy mystery series. Includes a recommendation for a favorite tea-themed cozy mystery.
Blogging A to Z: Day 19 – Sherlock Holmes: The influence of Sherlock Holmes on cozy mysteries
A humorous exploration of how Sherlock Holmes has influenced the cozy mystery genre, from plot elements to characters and settings.
Blogging A to Z: Day 18 – Romance and Cozy: How romance plays a role in cozy mysteries
In this post, we explore the role of romance in cozy mysteries, discussing why romantic subplots are a natural fit for this genre, the different types of romantic subplots found in cozy mysteries, and how balancing romance and mystery is crucial for a successful cozy mystery. With examples from popular cozy mystery series, this post is perfect for cozy mystery fans who love a little romance with their whodunits. Like, comment, share, and subscribe to spread the cozy mystery love!
Blogging A to Z: Day 17 – Quirky Characters: The quirky characters often found in cozy mysteries
Explore the role of quirky characters in cozy mystery novels, from their unique perspectives on crime-solving to their comic relief. Learn about different types of quirky characters and why they're so essential to the genre.
Blogging A to Z: Day 16 – Poison: The use of poison as a murder weapon in cozy mysteries
In this blog post, we explore why poison is a popular choice for murder in cozy mysteries, the different types of poison used, and how detectives go about solving poison murder cases. With a humorous tone, this post encourages readers to give cozy mysteries with poison as a murder weapon a try.
Blogging A to Z: Day 15 – “Oriental” Mysteries: Cozy mysteries set in Asia or featuring Asian characters
Explore the world of "oriental" mysteries with this guide to cozy mysteries set in Asia or featuring Asian characters. Discover new series and titles, and learn about the importance of diverse representation in literature.
Blogging A to Z: Day 14 – Noir and Cozy: The overlap between noir and cozy mystery genres
his blog post explores the overlap between the noir and cozy mystery genres. It discusses the characteristics of each genre, examines how they intersect, and provides examples of works that blend noir and cozy elements. The post encourages readers to explore both genres and their intersections.
Blogging A to Z: Day 13 – Miss Marple: The beloved cozy mystery character created by Agatha Christie
Join us on a journey through the delightful world of Miss Marple, the beloved and brilliant detective created by Agatha Christie. We'll explore Miss Marple's background, appeal, stories, and adaptations in popular culture. From her sharp mind and keen observation skills to her encyclopedic knowledge of human nature and iconic knitting skills, Miss Marple is a trailblazer for women in the mystery genre and a true icon of cozy mysteries. So sit back, relax, and let's celebrate the knitting detective who always manages to solve the case in the end.
Blogging A to Z: Day 12 – Locked Room Mysteries: Cozy mysteries where the crime occurs in a locked room
This blog post explores the tantalizing world of locked room mysteries, a subgenre of cozy mysteries where the crime occurs in a locked room. From the characteristics of these whodunits to famous examples and tips on how to write your own, this post is a must-read for any cozy mystery fan looking to add a bit of intrigue to their reading list.
Blogging A to Z: Day 11 – Knitting mysteries: Cozy mysteries centered around knitting and other crafts
In this blog post, we explore the world of cozy mysteries with a focus on knitting and other crafts. From popular knitting mysteries to scrapbooking and quilting, we discuss why crafting fits so well into the cozy mystery genre and why readers love these books. If you're a fan of cozy mysteries or just looking for a new crafting hobby, this post is for you!