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Cozy Case Files

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You can't go wrong with Cozy mysteries. All of the stories were great. You really can't go wrong here.
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I loved this sampler and found quite a few books to add to my wishlist on Amazon.  I'm happy that you have added it to Amazon as a free download.  I have recommended it to a few people I know that like Cozy mysteries.
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This is a fun collection of excerpts of cozy mysteries to be released in winter 2017 by various publishers. Many favorite cozy authors are here and some unknown to me . I enjoyed Fudge & Jury, Death at The Yoga Cafe and Of Books and Bagpipes.  Number 2 Feline Detective is a big hit and a very fun read for all cat lovers . I look forward to reading these in their entirety when released.  Thank you for the opportunity to review these wonderful mysteries.
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I absolutely loved this book!! I'm a sucker for cozy mysteries and for short stories. This fit the bill for me all the way around. There wasn't  a single story that I didn't enjoy!
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Interesting assortment.  We will definitely be taking a closer look at some of these authors and titles.
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Review posted on goodreads  and facebook on May 7, 2017
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Ellie Alexander, Ellen Hart, Michelle Kelly, Auralee Wallace, Tracee De Hahn, Frances Brody, Maggie McConnon, Tessa Arlen, Marla Cooper, Mandy Morton, Julia Chapman, Paige Shelton and G.M. Malliet are the authors in this first volume.

A compilation of cozy mystery writers who entice you with sneak peeps into some of their books.  This book gives you a “taste” of the author’s style to determine if it is a good fit or not.  Some of the authors I have not read but after reading the excerpts of their books, I bought them.

Each author’s style is fun, fast paced and their characters seem very developed.  You would not be disappointed in reading any one of these authors!
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A wonderful compilation of cozy mysteries, every one a fun enjoyable story with characters and storylines that any fan of the genre will love and appreciate. 5 stars and everyone honestly earned. I have recommended this to several friends and everyone has reported back positively! A book to go back and reread with a cup of tea on a day off!
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My rating: 5 of 5 stars, it was exactly what it claimed to be, a sampler of cozy mysteries that I highly enjoyed.

This is nice sampler of 14 cozy mysteries published by St. Martin's Press in the spring/summer of 2017. I had only read books by a few of the authors with excerpts in this book, so it was a nice introduction to the other authors' work.

This sampler did as it was intended, and whetted my appetite for these new releases. Of course, now I am quite impatient to read the complete stories, haha.
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I enjoy these light mysteries as they are fun to read and make for a good rainy day get away.  After reading one of the samples of the Cozy Case Files, I found it at my local library and read the whole story. It was enjoyable.and entertaining. I would definitely recommend the sampler to get an idea of some of these stories.
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Found this a very helpful way to find what book to read next or to find a new series of books to try, and a new authors style to read next.....
Great choice of authors.....
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This is a collection of EXCERPTS by 14 different cozy mystery authors. It's a nice collection of samples esp. if you're looking to find a new cozy author to read,  which you may or may not have ever read their books, but wondered what their books are about

In my case, I had only known of 1 of the authors, unless some authors are writing under a different pseudonym. Gave me some new authors to look what else they've written and/or how many other books are in their series, for the excerpts I enjoyed. I'll admit, I was disappointed when I saw it was a sampler, on the plus side, I found some authors I'd like to follow up in future, reading their full length books

I'd recommend this book of samples for those who may not have ever read a cozy mystery, they can read this collection & see if it's a genre they'd enjoy. Also, for those that already enjoy the cozy genre, to read & find new authors they'd like to add to their cozy mystery list

I received a digital copy from Net Galley & St. Martin's Press/Minotaur Publishing. In return I wrote an honest review
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Princess Fuzzypants here:
I have always loved anthologies as a way to sample different authors.  This book is an anthology of sorts but rather than having short stories, it has shortened stories.  They give you just enough of the story to get hooked and then stop.  If you enjoyed the book so far, the idea is for you to buy the whole thing.
It is a very clever idea.
It permits the reader to see if the content and style is to his or her liking and may introduce authors to new fans. The only thing that is frustrating is getting so far into the book and then= move down, clean cups.
Still I will give this four purrs and two paws up for the quality of the stories included.
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Good sampler that offers a variety of authors to try. I will be looking for more by some of these writers.
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This sampler is a collection of the first chapters of some of the cozy mysteries that will be released in the Spring and Summer of 2017. I really enjoyed all of the stories and look forward to reading the full length novels. I always enjoy finding new authors and this also has some favorite authors as well. It gives you a chance to add some new books to your TBR pile and be on the lookout for them,
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I have never been a particular fan of short stories and this book confirms my belief that in the main the formula does not work. Some stories were better than others but none of them gripped my imagination.
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I was so happy to be able to read such exciting stories of these fabulous authors. Tessa Arlen and  Julia Chapman were new to me. Will look for all the writers full novels.  Thanks.  Maureen
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I cannot believe some of these weren't already on my radar! What a great selection of titles.
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This was a cute sample of several new cozy mysteries that will be released over the next few months.
They all share a few chapters of their books, giving the reader a chance to discover a new author or become reacquainted with an old author.
It's an ideal situation for everyone.
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This is a nice collection of cozy mysteries that gave me sneak peek at books that were already on my list to read and introduce me to other series.
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