10 Free Cozy Mystery Books

Are you a cozy mystery reader who's looking for a free read? Or maybe an introduction to a series you haven't read before? 

Here are ten cozy mysteries, all first in a series, that are free (in ebook format). All are available from several online retailers, too, including Amazon, Kobo, Barnes & Noble (Nook), and Apple Books.

 A Devilish Punishment by Jennifer Bramseth

Prosecuting a pervert. A dead mentor. A new boss. What else could go wrong?

A Devilish Punishment is the first book in the Devil Springs Cozy Mysteries series. 

Charm School by Kate Martin

Amanda Clarke thinks of herself as perfectly ordinary in every way. Just a small-town girl who serves breakfast all day in a little diner. . .

Charm School is the first book in the Witches Three Cozy Mystery series.

Deadly Gamble by Connie Shelton

In this debut almost-cozy mystery series novel, Charlie Parker, accountant and partner in an Albuquerque private investigation firm, is visited by her old school friend. . .

Deadly Gamble is the first book in the Charlie Parker Mystery series.

"I can't get a pulse. Cookie, call for an ambulance."
Definitely not the words you want to hear when a man has just collapsed in the middle of your bakery.

How to Bake a Murder is the first book in the Cookie and Cream Cozy Mystery series.

Last Chance for Murder by Estelle Richards 

One last chance to get things right. Too old for Hollywood at age 29, Lisa Chance leaves her failed acting career and a cheating boyfriend in LA and goes home. . . 

Last Chance for Murder is the first book in the Lisa Chance Cozy Mysteries series.

Murder& Mayhem by K. P. Stafford

Within twenty-four hours, Alexis Danforth's world is shattered. She loses her parents and her job. . .

Murder & Mayhem is the first book in the Cryptic Cove Cozy Mystery series.Murder in Cherry Hills by Paige Sleuth

Murder in Cherry Hills by Paige Sleuth

How do you solve a murder when the only eyewitness can't talk? Kat Harper has barely settled back into small-town life when she spies her neighbor's cat Matty sitting on her doorstep. . .

Murder in Cherry Hills is the first book in the Cozy Cat Caper Mystery series.

Murder at the Mayan Temple by Mary Jane Hathaway   

Kitty Swift travels around the sunny Yucatan peninsula assisting luxury cruise ship groups as an interpreter for the deaf. After a disastrous broken engagement, she's perfectly content to spend her days with her service dog, Chica. . .

Murder at the Mayan Temple is the first book in the Starling and Swift series.

Pretty is as Pretty Dies by Elizabeth Spann Craig

Life in this small Southern town just got ugly . . . and exciting! No one in Bradley, North Carolina, is exactly crying into their sweet tea over the murder of Parke Stockard. . .

Pretty is as Pretty Dies is the first book in the Myrtle Clover Cozy Mystery series. 

Starboard Secrets by Hope Callaghan

Millie Sanders’ happily ever after is suddenly destroyed when her husband of 35 years comes home one day and informs her that he is leaving her for another woman. . . 

Starboard Secrets is the first book in the Cruise Ship Mystery series.