Death at the Cafe
A vicar with a taste for sweets. A nun with a knack for trouble. A deliciously diabolical crime…
Reverend Annabelle Dixon is not your typical vicar. Her passion and dedication to her calling are matched only by her weakness for cakes and sweets. Her unorthodox methods baffle her mentor, Father John. But even he can’t deny her popularity with the parishioners of St. Clement’s Church.
When Annabelle makes plans to sample some tasty treats with her old friend Sister Mary, a Catholic nun visiting from West Africa, she has no idea that she will soon find herself embroiled in a deadly mystery. She is shocked to find Sister Mary at a local café, surrounded by a panicked crowd, with a dead woman at her feet…
Armed only with a note, a disappearing dart, whispered rumors, and a love of cake, this quick-thinking, quick-footed holy woman must piece together the clues, pacify a dogged detective, and find the real perpetrator… before she and her friend both wind up in jail.
Part Sherlock Holmes, part Miss Marple, Annabelle is a new kind of detective, with an appetite for cakes and crime. If you love solving puzzles, then this suspense-filled, endearing, cozy mystery is just for you. This delightful jaunt around London will keep you guessing until the very end!
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Murder at the Mansion
A madcap lady vicar. A mansion of mayhem. And a murder more diabolical than devil's food cake…
Meet Reverend Annabelle Dixon… Charming, slightly gauche, very tall, this thirty-something vicar has just been appointed to the pastoral St. Mary’s Church, in the picturesque village of Upton St. Mary, Cornwall, England.
Annabelle is beloved by her parishioners for dispensing holy wisdom with humor and charm. She spends her days zipping her Mini Cooper around the country lanes, seeking out new cafés and bakeries, while attempting to win the finicky affection of her church cat, Biscuit.
But trouble arises when Annabelle welcomes a new resident to her quaint parish. She visits newcomer, Sir John Cartwright, hoping to welcome him to her flock, and to dispel rumors of shady happenings at his mansion. But instead of tea and cakes, Annabelle is served a heaping plate of murder, and a second helping of handsome Inspector Mike Nicholls!
Filled with laugh-out-loud humor, fiendish puzzles, and delightful recipes, this humorous, cozy mystery is an excellent addition to the Reverend Annabelle Dixon series.
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Body in the Woods
A dark discovery. Buried bones. A sweet confection of lost love and murder…
When a young boy running through the woods unearths a buried human bone, his discovery sets a chain reaction of events in motion. A cold case is soon re-opened. And Reverend Annabelle Dixon, with her insatiable appetite for mystery and crime, simply can’t leave it alone.
In the peaceful village of Upton St. Mary, word of the grisly discovery quickly spreads. The rest of the body has been found in the woods. The forensic team believes that it has been there for over a decade. But the question remains: whose bones were buried there all those years ago?
In this sequel to Murder at the Mansion, Reverend Annabelle once again finds herself in the thick of a murder investigation. With her knack for gaining people’s trust, teasing out their secrets, and piecing together clues, Annabelle is determined to solve the mystery. But first she’ll need a double helping of cake, to set her mental gears spinning…
Body in the Woods continues with hysterical hijinks, as Annabelle gets herself into a new series of scrapes. A newcomer to the village has his heart set on love. The antagonism with her crush, Inspector Nicholls grows. And church secretary Philippa supplies Annabelle with gossip, cake, and her own little puzzle that gets the vicar a-thinking.
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Grave in the Garage
A corpse in a garage. A puppy in need of a home. Can man’s best friend help solve a dastardly crime?
When her beloved Mini Cooper breaks down in the countryside, Reverend Annabelle Dixon is forced make a stop at Mildred’s Garage. But instead of a quick tune-up, she stumbles upon a gruesome surprise… a lifeless hand, peeking out from beneath a parked car.
As luck would have it, Annabelle’s crush, Inspector Mike Nicholls, happens to be visiting her parish on personal business. But those matters are soon pushed aside, as the stalwart detective finds himself entangled in yet another mystery with the kindhearted and tenacious vicar.
When Annabelle convinces the uptight inspector to adopt a stray puppy she found on her doorstep, the pair decide to join forces to solve the crime. But with one mysterious corpse, two missing mechanics, and a diabolical killer on the loose, they may be biting off more than they can chew. Luckily, Annabelle and Mike have an ace up their sleeve… an adorable little puppy, with a talent for sniffing out clues.
Grave in the Garage is the fourth book in the Reverend Annabelle Dixon series. If you like quaint English towns, fun and colorful characters, a strong, yet compassionate female lead, and a hint of romance, then you’ll love Alison Golden’s deliciously humorous storytelling.
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Horror in the Highlands
eA secluded island. A dark and stormy night. A treasure worth its weight in cake…
Reverend Annabelle Dixon, a madcap vicar with a taste for sweets and a nose for crime, has agreed to fill in for the local minister on the tiny Scottish island of Blodraigh. For Annabelle, it’s a chance to get away, and spend some time with her brother and young niece, who live on the storm-swept island. But she has no idea she’s about to be drawn into a web of mystery and intrigue.
When a box of valuable jewelry is discovered on the island, the townsfolk give it to her for safe-keeping in the church. But greedy thieves steal the jewels in the middle of the night. The crime ignites a flurry of gossip and accusations, that threatens to plunge the secretive community into chaos.
As a violent storm approaches the island’s rocky shores, Annabelle is determined to find the real perpetrators, and expose the secret that threatens those she loves. Annabelle’s passion for desserts is matched only by her desire to seek justice. But as she begins her investigation, she must struggle against the incompetent local police, as well as a community steeped in suspicion and gossip.
With time running out, can Annabelle solve the crime before the culprits strike again? Or before the islanders take matters into their own hands?
Horror in the Highlands is the latest entry in the Reverend Annabelle Dixon series. If you like secluded islands, mysterious characters, a strong, yet compassionate female lead, and plenty of twists, then you’ll love Alison Golden’s deliciously humorous storytelling.
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Killer at the Cult
A sinister cult. A body in the woods. A mystery more devious than annabelle’s diet…
Reverend Annabelle Dixon has pulled out all the stops to earn the affection of the handsome Inspector Nicholls. She’s even done the unthinkable, and sworn off sweets… for a bit. But when all her efforts come to naught, Annabelle seeks comfort and distraction in the affairs of her parish.
When she hears of strangers moving into a house on the edge of the village, Annabelle decides to pay these new residents a visit. What she finds is a quirky cult, and a ritual that sends her fleeing into the woods…where she promptly trips over a dead body!
Local police make a hasty arrest, but Annabelle is convinced they have the wrong man. And she decides a murder investigation is just the thing to keep her mind off the absent Inspector Nicholls. But with an entire cult full of suspects, can Annabelle unravel the killer’s identity, before they strike again?
Killer at the Cult is the latest entry in the Reverend Annabelle Dixon series. If you like quaint English towns, mysterious characters, laugh-out-loud humor, and a touch of sweet romance, then you’ll love Alison Golden’s deliciously humorous storytelling.
Fireworks in France
A missing priest. Scandealous secrets. A Reverend with a taste for justice…
When a French priest collapses at Easter Mass, the church suspects foul play. A missing junior priest quickly becomes the prime suspect, but not everyone agrees.
Reverend Annabelle Dixon and Inspector Mike Nichols were looking forward to a few days off, but when her oldest friend in the whole world asks for help with this conundrum, how can Annabelle say no?
Annabelle and Mike dash off to France to join the investigation where they find themselves trapped in a culture clash of hilarious proportions. The lead French detective is pompous, arrogant, and utterly incompetent. And it's not long before another mysterious death rocks the church.
Annabelle may have a nose for crime, but she’s got no serious suspects, and too few clues. And even the rich French food can’t inspire her to crack the case.
On top of all this, Mike has a puzzle of his own to solve. But he’s determined to help Annabelle put this killer away before they strike again, and spoil his romantic plan for good…
Fireworks in France is the latest side-splitting entry in the Reverend Annabelle Dixon series. If you like quirky characters, clever puzzles, and a touch of sweet romance, then you’ll love Alison Golden’s deliciously addictive storytelling. Recipes included!
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“I love having a supply of cozy mysteries I can read before going to sleep at night but finding them is not always easy. A good cozy needs to be just as well plotted as any dark thriller, and the characters have to be likable without being overly sweet. Luck and coincidence needs to play a very limited role in the book. A touch of humor is a nice plus. Alison Golden's Reverend Dixon series and her Inspector David Graham series do all of these things well. They are cozy but never silly.”