A Vintage Death (A Keepsake Cove Mystery)
by Mary Ellen Hughes
A Vintage death a pleasing cozy mystery that with its quaint town, charming shops and friendly characters.
~The Avid Reader
The mix of town life, the shops, and murder flows smoothly making for an enjoyable story with a touch of charm. Great for fans of cozies.
~Books a Plenty Book Reviews
Like knotted thread, unraveling the true truth wasn’t an easy task. But author Hughes expertly ties everything together in a reveal that had me riveted to my seat . . . I give A VINTAGE DEATH 5 out of 5 stars. Heck, I give it 10 out of 5 stars!
~Lisa Ks Book Reviews
History, deceit and betrayal all are behind the scenes as Callie attempts to solve one murder while trying to become more involved in community activities. A second murder is so not what this town needs!
A Vintage Death was a delightfully entertaining mystery and I wanted to visit Callie’s shop so I could pick out my own music box. Callie is a fun, smart heroine and I absolutely loved her amazing personality.
The mystery had a lot of characters – and potential suspects. I am an avid mystery reader but did not solve this one before Callie did! I enjoyed the twists and turns of the plot.
~View from the Birdhouse
The descriptive writing of the author pulled me into the story from the very beginning and pulled me along for a great read.
If you’d like to relax with a heartwarming traditional cozy mystery, A Vintage Death is a great choice. It has that perfect blend of enchanting setting, characters that you enjoy spending time with, and a well-crafted mystery.
~The Power of Words
Even in a delightful and scenic location like Keepsake Cove, Maryland, human greed, cupidity, and anger still flourish.
~Mallory Heart’s Cozies
A fun and cozy read that will draw you in making you wish you were there.
~My Reading Journeys
This book is such a great add on to the series.
These characters are strongly visualized and each unique. As I’ve always found with a cozy mystery, the well-plotted storyline engages the reader with red herrings and plot twists.
This was a great new installment to the series! I really enjoyed it.
The plot is fast-moving, clever, and entertaining, with a thrilling climax. I love the ending!
Secrets are the keys to this mystery and the author draws readers in with an expert hand . . . I really enjoyed the way this story was written and played out. I would have finished the book all in one sitting but my eyes just would not cooperate.
~Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book
A Vintage Death is a charming cozy mystery with great characters and a whodunit with interesting twists.
~Reading is My SuperPower
A Vintage Death has a great balance of time spent visiting with the characters we know and love in Keepsake Cove, and sleuthing out the mystery with Callie.
I enjoyed the plot of this book, it was well thought out and it made the story flow very well. I love a good cozy that keeps me guessing to the very end, and this one sure did that.
~Melina’s Book Blog
A VINTAGE DEATH is an entertaining mystery with an engaging cast of characters and a hint of the otherworldly.
~Cozy Up With Kathy
About the Book
A Vintage Death (A Keepsake Cove Mystery)
2nd in Series
Midnight Ink (November 8, 2018)
Paperback: 264 pages
As the new music box store owner and resident of Keepsake Cove, a quaint town full of collectible shops on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Callie Reed is eager to get more involved in her community. She volunteers to plan the Fall street decorations and welcome a visiting author who’s come for a special book signing. But the celebratory mood is cut short when the local B&B owner is found dead, killed by a pair of vintage scissors.
Suspicion is cast on the victim’s estranged wife, Dorothy, who owns Keepsake Cove’s vintage sewing shop. Callie is sure Dorothy is innocent, and the visiting author agrees. Together, they begin their own investigation, only to discover that many people in Keepsake Cove have secrets. Secrets that are worth killing to keep quiet.
About the Author
Mary Ellen Hughes is the bestselling author of the Pickled and Preserved Mysteries (Penguin), the Craft Corner Mysteries, and the Maggie Olenski Mysteries, along with several short stories. A Fatal Collection is her debut with Midnight Ink. A Wisconsin native, she has lived most of her adult life in Maryland, where she’s set many of her stories. Visit her at www.MaryEllenHughes.com.
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Comments on “A Vintage Death (A Keepsake Cove Mystery) by Mary Ellen Hughes”
I love a small-town mystery!