Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Lisa Ks Book Reviews blog is proud to bring to you

This is a weekly online publication focused on connecting cozy mystery readers to favorite cozy characters by way of their town's newspapers. 

The Cozy Times will be available every Wednesday right here on Lisa Ks blog.

Today I'm featuring
Heavenly Times

Heavenly Times is the local newspaper for Heavenly, Pennsylvania, the idyllic little town featured in author Laura Bradford's Amish mysteries! It seems a lot has been going on in Heavenly lately. 

Police Seek Answers in Local Farmer’s Death
By Laura Bradford
Staff reporter

The death of a local farmer is being looked at more closely by the Heavenly Police Department in the wake of a recent rash of burglaries throughout the close-knit Amish community.

Earlier this week, the body of Wayne Stutzman, 41, was found in his barn by a family member. Sources tell Heavenly Times the death was not reported as suspicious. However, once money was discovered missing from the home, the possibility of foul play in Stutzman’s death grew.

As of press time, a phone call to Detective Jakob Fisher at the Heavenly Police Department seeking more information had gone unanswered. However, the detective’s car has been seen outside the Stutzman home several times since the incident, prompting concern among residents.

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Calling All Dessert Enthusiasts
By Laura Bradford
Staff Reporter

Just when you think the smells coming out of Lighted Way’s own Shoo Fly Bake Shoppe can’t get any better, think again.

Ruth Miller, proprietor of the popular eatery, has added a Bavarian Crème Fry Pie to her daily menu that is earning rave reviews from locals and tourists, alike.

“If I didn’t know any better, I’d think our town got its name because of Ruth. Everything she bakes smells and tastes heavenly,” said Molly Riker, 52, of Heavenly.

Shoo Fly Bake Shoppe is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday.

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A special thank you to 
Heavenly Times Staff Reporter 
Laura Bradford. 

To learn more about the lovely town of 
Heavenly and it's residents, read 
The Amish Mystery series by author Laura Bradford

I hope you enjoyed this first issue of 
The Cozy Times 

Check back every Wednesday for the newest edition!

Is there a cozy town you'd like to see featured in 
The Cozy Times? 
Please let me know in the comments section.


  1. I love this idea Lisa! So cute! I'll be sure to visit every Wednesday to stay up to dat!

  2. Interesting concept, Lisa. Best wishes with Heavenly Times.

    A great way to promote authors. :)

  3. love Cozy Time! Great idea and something fun to look forward to every Wednesday.

  4. Great article! and you are always welcome to feature Nora Charles' hometown paper, the Cruz Sun.

  5. Lisa, I'm honored to be your debut issue of THE COZY TIMES. It looks great!! And what fun!!!!! Can't wait to be back in June with news from Silver Lake, Ohio (the setting of my new series, THE EMERGENCY DESSERT SQUAD MYSTERIES).

  6. Love It!!!!!!! Great job, Lisa. And great writing, Laura Bradford.

  7. What a clever idea! I will look forward to this each week. How about the Enchanted Village in Heather Blake's series--I bet there's all kinds of things to report on there!

  8. I plan to head to Shoo Fly Bake Shoppe in the near future!

  9. Love this Lisa!! And absolutely love this series!!

  10. Looking forward to reading the book.

  11. What a clever idea looking at a cozy from Laura Bradford's Amish mysteries. Through the newspaper.

  12. What a brilliant idea Lisa! Very creative! I'd love to see Savannah, Georgia's newspaper via Duffy Brown (Consignment Shop series).
    Thanks for the entertaining blog!

  13. This is a fabulous idea, I will be looking forward to Wednesdays! (and contributing some fun pieces about Savannah, the setting for my Dream Club Mysteries, and Cypress Grove, Florida, the fictional setting for my Talk Radio Mysteries. What a great idea, Lisa!!

  14. Can't wait to introduce your readers to the The Lincolnite, from the press in Lincoln Point, California, home of world famous miniaturist, Gerry Porter and her precocious granddaughter, Maddie. Coming June 1!