5) Witch Way to Murder by Shirley Damsgaard
Ophelia Jensen is a small-town librarian who possesses psychic powers; she lives with her pets and her eccentric grandmother, Abby, who is a witch. An unfortunate past incident left Ophelia wanting to subdue her powers. But, when a body turns up right in Abby’s backyard, grandmother and granddaughter must use their unique gifts to keep others—and themselves—safe.
4) Secondhand Spirits by Juliet Blackwell
Lily Ivory’s magical abilities allow her to sense vibrations from clothing and jewelry items. This ability, in part, allows her vintage clothing store, Aunt Cora’s Closet, to flourish. Lily wants to keep her abilities a secret: when one of her clients is murdered and children start to go missing, however, she’ll have to try and solve the mystery while keeping under the radar.
3) Some Like It Hot-Buttered by Jeffrey Cohen
Elliot Freed, former writer and current owner of the Comedy Tonight movie theatre, is passionate about making people laugh. But, when poisoned popcorn kills one of his theatregoers, the laughs promptly stop. Taking matters into his own hands, Elliot (along with a particularly attractive detective) must solve the crime before he finds himself playing the role of victim.
2) Beached & Bewitched by Emery Belle
On the eve of her thirtieth birthday, Wren Winters discovers that she isn’t as ordinary as she’d previously feared. Quite the opposite, in fact—on that fateful night, Wren discovers that she is a witch and, if she hopes to claim her powers, she must make a dangerous journey to an unknown land. Just when she thinks she might be able to handle the fantastical task at hand, she is faced with a murder—one that she must solve before it’s too late.
1) The Vampire Knitting Club by Nancy Warren
Lucy Swift travels to Oxford to visit family only to discover that her grandmother has been murdered; her knitting shop, Cardinal Woolsey’s, has been left to Lucy. Gran may be dead—or, rather, undead—but she’s definitely not gone. Gran has become a speed-knitting vampire and it is up to Lucy to find the killer before the authorities realize there is no body in her grandmother’s grave.