Merry Muffin Mysteries
|About The Series:
Merry Wynter didn’t know
a lot about her family until she finally made her way to take possession
of her inherited castle near the town of Autumn Vale, in upstate New
Though she intended to do a quick fix and put it
back on the market, she realizes if she is ever going to find out her family
history on the Wynter side, this is the place to do it.
Baking muffins, investigating murders, making friends...
and enemies... among the quirky residents of Autumn Vale, keeps Merry busy,
and local Sheriff Virgil Grace keeps her heart rate high.
Though the widowed Merry still carries a torch
in her heart for her late husband, photographer Miguel Paradiso, maybe there
is enough room there for a new flame?
With her wonderful friends Pish Lincoln and Shilo
Dinnegan, who have joined her at the castle, Merry is starting to find it
hard to imagine leaving the ancestral home of her Wynter ancesters. If folks
wouldn't keep getting murdered, it would be pretty much perfect!
“ Merry Wynter's character is extremely well-developed,
and I quickly felt as though we were life-long friends.
This is a great start to a promising new series for Cozy Mystery fans...
Five Stars! ”
– Kimberly at Goodreads.
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| Muffin To
Merry Muffin Mystery #5
In the latest
from the national bestselling author of Much Ado About
baker Merry Wynter has some unwanted guests
looking for ghosts at Wynter Castle…
While Merry is distracted by her quickly planned marriage
to Virgil Grace and a blissful honeymoon in New York, her friend Pish invites
the ghost-hunting crew from the TV show Haunt Hunt to investigate Merry's
home, Wynter Castle. Merry soon discovers that not only is the crew out
of sync, there are so many feuds and squabbles, it's a miracle they get
a show produced at all.
It all goes from bad to worse when the show's psychics claim
to have contact with people murdered on Merry's property. When two cast
members are found dead, Merry and Virgil must figure out who’s picking off
the Haunt Hunt team before their hard-earned happily ever after is
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| Much Ado
Merry Muffin Mystery #4
When muffin baker Merry Wynter sees an innocent
woman accused of murder, it’s dough or die...
Opera singer Roma Toscano may have a crippling case of stage fright,
but she certainly is stirring up drama in Autumn Vale, New York, as she
prepares for an upcoming performance at Merry’s Wynter Castle. With her
flamboyant style and flirtatious personality, Roma attracts fans as well
as critics, including the town’s postmistress—and Merry’s bitter foe—Minnie
But Roma and Minnie’s heated rivalry goes cold after Merry discovers
Minnie dead at the post office. While every clue seems to be another ingredient
in the investigation of Roma, Merry thinks the case is half-baked, and she’s
eager to get her mitts on the real killer...
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| Death of
an English Muffin
Merry Muffin Mystery #3
From the National Bestselling author of MUFFIN BUT MURDER,
baker, Merry Wynter returns with a fresh tray of
muffins and a case that has authorities stumped...
They say one's home is one's castle, but when it comes to Wynter
Castle, Merry would like it to belong to someone else. But until a buyer bites,
she could use some extra dough, so she decides to take in renters. The idea
pans out, and Merry's able to find a handful of tenants eager to live in
a real castle. The only problem is most of them are crumby, tea-swilling old
The Legion of Horrible Ladies, as Merry calls them, is led
by the terribly nasty-- and fabulously wealthy-- Cleta Sanson. The abrasive
Englishwoman keeps everyone whipped into a frenzy-- until she meets an embarrassing
end behind a locked door. Evidence reveals that Cleta was murdered, yet
no one is privy to how the deed was done. Merry knows she must quickly find
the killer before another of her guests gets greased...
“You've got the ingredients for
a wonderul cozy mystery series”
—Paige Shelton - New York Times bestselling author.
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| Muffin But
Merry Muffin Mystery #2
Muffin maker Merry Wynter hopes
to find a buyer for the castle she’s recently inherited. But when she throws
a party to draw interest, she finds someone who’s bought the farm instead…
Merry’s career as a New York City stylist has crumbled,
but her passion for muffins has helped her rise upstate in Autumn Vale.
Everyone in town loves the tasty treats. Still, she would like to return
to her glamorous life. Besides, the upkeep of Wynter Castle is expensive,
and Merry’s cup isn’t exactly overflowing.
So in order to bring some prospective buyers into the
mix, Merry whisks together a spooky soiree and decorates the castle with
dashes of fabric and a sprinkling of spider webs. Friends new and old are
invited, and everyone has a blast. But as the revelers empty out, Merry notices
one partygoer who isn’t leaving— or breathing. Now Merry must hurry to unmask
a killer before her perfect plans turn into a recipe for disaster…
Merry Muffin Mystery #1
Expert muffin baker Merry Wynter
is finally ready to turn her passion into a career. But when a dead body
is found on her property, she’s more worried about cooking up an alibi…
Merry is making a fresh start in small-town Autumn Vale,
New York, in the mansion she’s inherited from her late uncle, Melvyn. The
house is run-down and someone has been digging giant holes on the grounds,
but with its restaurant- quality kitchen, the place has potential for her
new baking business. She even has her first client— the local retirement
Unfortunately, Merry soon finds that quite a few townsfolk didn’t
like Uncle Mel, and she has inherited their enmity as well as his home.
Local baker Binny Turner and her crazy brother, Tom, blame Melvyn for their
father’s death, and Tom may be the one vandalizing her land. But when Tom
turns up dead in one of the holes in her yard, Merry needs to prove she
had nothing to do with his death— or her new muffin-making career may crumble
before it starts...
“Author Victoria Hamilton manages
to create many layers to this book. It starts as a simple escape, then mystery
and evolves into many mysteries with an excellent promise of more to come
at the end. The characters, have many layers as well, and not just our protagonist.”
“And don't forget the muffins!!! Sweet and savory,
Merry makes them and I want to eat them. I'd love to spend an afternoon
in that wonderful castle kitchen, sitting by the fireplace, and munching
on muffins with these characters, my new friends.” —Katreader
- Goodreads Reviewer
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