It’s the perfect time of year to wrap up in a warm blanket, slide into your favorite chair, and sip a hot mug of cocoa while reading a good holiday-themed mystery. Stumped on which one to start with? I’ve listed some of my favorites below, as well as a couple that I’m excited to add to my collection this year.
What will you be reading this holiday season?
The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries edited by Otto Penzler
The Finishing Stroke by Ellery Queen
Rest You Merry by Charlotte MacLeod
The Twelve Clues of Christmas by Rhys Bowen
I am Half Sick of Shadows by Alan Bradley
Murder in the Dark by Kerry Greenwood
Holiday Homicide by Rufus King
Mistletoe Murder by Leslie Meier
The Clock Strikes Twelve by Patricia Wentworth
The Nightingale Before Christmas by Donna Andrews
Holiday Buzz by Cleo Coyle
Murder Is A Girl’s Best Friend by Amanda Matetsky