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Mysteries by the Pun: 10 of the Best Cozy Mysteries

If you look at the news, even for a few minutes, you know that it’s a scary place out there. So if you’re looking for a way to relax, cozy mysteries are a great way to unwind. They are mystery and murder, but with only a teeny fraction of the sex, violence, and profanity of regular mysteries. They’re often set in libraries, restaurants, or shops. And there are so many of them to choose from! So I’ve done the heavy lifting for you: here are 10 of my favorite cozy mysteries.

Related: Sometimes I think that the cozy mystery genre was invented just so people could show off their punny skills. I love all the imaginative ways writers title cozy mysteries! I think in my next life, I want to write punny titles, too.

 

 

 

Liberty Hardy is a Book Riot senior contributing editor, co-host of All the Books, a Book of the Month judge, and above all else, a ravenous reader. She resides in Maine with her cats, Millay, Farrokh, and Zevon. You can see pictures of her cats and book hauls on Twitter @MissLiberty and Instagram @franzencomesalive.