A fun series of classic cozy mystery novels set in a village in the Cotswolds
The Sophie Sayers Cozy Mysteries follow the exploits of a young English woman who inherits a country cottage from her Great Auntie May, a famous travel writer, and starts a new life in a little village in the Cotswolds. It’s not long before she realises that you don’t have to travel beyond the village of Wendlebury Barrow to have adventures.
With a cast of loveable English eccentrics and an idyllic Cotswold setting, the Sophie Sayers Village Mysteries will run through the cycle of the country year, with the following titles:
- Best Murder in Show (set in June-September)
- Murder at the Vicarage*(set October-November)
- Murder in the Manger (set November-December)
- Murder at the Well** (set January-February)
- Springtime for Murder (set February-April)
- Murder at the Mill*** (set in May)
- Murder, Lost and Found (set June-July)
*previously published as Trick or Murder?
**previously published as Murder by the Book
***previously published as Murder Your Darlings
The eighth book, Murder in the Highlands, is currently being edited and will be published on 15th March 2023.
To be among the first to know when each new book is about to be published, join my free Readers’ Club here.
PRAISE FOR THE SOPHIE SAYERS COZY MYSTERIES
A cracking example of cosy crime – Katie Fforde, bestselling romantic novelist
Debbie Young delves into the awkwardness of human nature in a deft and funny way: think Miss Marple meets Bridget Jones. – Belinda Pollard, Wild Crimes series
Debbie Young’s books are both cracking mysteries and laugh-out-loud funny. Murder in the Manger contains one of the funniest openings to a book. Period. I can’t get enough of them and tell the whole world to buy them. – Wendy H Jones, author of the DI Shona McKenzie Mysteries
I have a feeling that reading the Sophie Sayers Mysteries as a set may become an annual thing. – Laura Bonnici, aka @LozieMay on Twitter