My Book Review of Deathbed of Roses (Tea Shop Cozy Mystery Book 3)

unsolved mysteryDeathbed of Roses by Katherine Hayton
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Puts Cozy In Mustery

Another great installment to this series. I enjoyed revisiting the characters as Willow finds yet another mischievous adventure her not-so-sleepy town. This time, we met new characters who helped us address some old prejudices and stereotypes.

I really liked that the author doesn’t make things obvious. She gives plausible probabilities that could seriously lead to an answer… but is it the truth?

My only complaint was a muddled commentary about Hilary’s house. An odd statement about Willow looking her address up because she “intuitively” knew they’d need it AFTER they had already been to the house. These inconsistencies drive me nuts.

Overall, this was an enjoyable read that kept my interest and drew me in. I was thrilled to see how the tea room’s opening took shape and how the characters have grown since book 1.

Katherine Hayton definitely puts cozy into mystery. She was my first taste in this genre, and it’s because of her that I’m a fan!

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