Cozy Mystery Series for Dog Lovers

Here are five cozy mystery series for dog lovers along with the series starter for each one. The dog may not solve the mystery, but each canine companion is sure to add some barkingly good fun to each and every tale. 

Andy Carpenter Book Series
Book 1 - Open and Shut 
Author - David Rosenfelt
The Dog - Tara, a Golden Retriever

From an Edgar-award nominated author, this series has more than 20 books in it.



Avery Barks Cozy Dog Mysteries
Book 1 - Butterfly Boy
Author - Mary Hiker
The Dog - Chevy, a Golden Retriever

". . . fun characters, lots of twists and turns and a lovable dog." 


Chet and Bernie Mystery Series
Book 1 - Dog on It
Author - Spencer Quinn
The Dog - Chet, a Mixed Breed Large Dog

The narrator of this series is the dog!


Cottonwood Springs Cozy Mysteries
Book 1 - Murder in Cottonwood Springs
Author - Dianne Harman
The Dog - Kett, a Newfoundland

From a USA Today bestselling author, this series has eleven books in it.


DIY Diva Mystery Series
Book 1 - Death by Association
Author - Paula Darnell
The Dog - Bear, a Labrador Retriever 

From award-winning author Paula Darnell,  this series features a lovable Lab, based on her own dogs.