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Cozy Mystery Animal Series

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To go along with this year’s Summer Discovery theme, Tails and Tales, here’s a list of 12 cozy mystery series featuring some of our favorite furry friends! Check out the titles below for animal-loving amateur sleuths!

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Agent to the Paws Mystery series by E. J. Copperman
Book #1: Dog Dish of Doom

Barkery & Biscuits Mystery series by Linda O. Johnston
Book #1: Bite the Biscuit (Audiobook available on Hoopla)

Cat Cafe Mystery series by Cate Conte
Book #1: Cat About Town (Audiobook available on OverDrive)

Cat in the Stacks Mystery series by Miranda James
Book #1: Murder Past Due (eBook available on OverDrive)

Dixie Hemingway Mysteries series by Blaize Clement
Book #1: Curiosity Killed the Cat Sitter (Audiobook available on Hoopla)

Dog Days Mystery series by Jamie Blair
Book #1: Deadly Dog Days

Furever Pets Mystery series by Alex Erickson
Book #1: The Pomeranian Always Barks Twice

Joe Grey series by Shirley Rousseau Murphy
Book #1: Cat on the Edge

Melanie Travis series by Laurien Berenson
Book #1: A Pedigree to Die For (eBook available on Hoopla)

Paw Enforcement series by Diane Kelly
Book #1: Paw Enforcement (Audiobook available on Hoopla)

Pawsitively Organic Mystery series by Liz Mugavero
Book #1: Kneading to Die

Second Chance Cat Mystery series by Sofie Ryan
Book #1: The Whole Cat and Caboodle (Audiobook available on Hoopla)

Kelly M.

Kelly is an Adult Librarian in the Canfield Unit at the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County. She earned her Master’s in Library Science from Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 2019. Kelly loves all things bookish, from playing word games to dabbling with creative writing. And, of course, reading as many books as possible from all genres, though she especially enjoys romance and YA novels. Kelly also likes crafting, baking, listening to country music, and spending time with her family.