Reviews for DEADLY TO THE CORE, a Cider House Mystery (book 1)

“Surprising, sensible, and satisfying . . .  A refreshing take on the wine bar mystery.”

--Kirkus Reviews

“This first in a new cozy series will appeal to fans of Eve Calder, Amanda Flower, and Joanne Fluke.”


“A pleasant appealing debut.”

--Dru's Book Musings

“A fun new series! You’ll want to sink your teeth into this sweet new mystery!”

—Leslie Langtry, USA Today bestselling author of the Merry Wrath Mysteries

“A sweet treat for cozy lovers, starring a strong and relatable sleuth. You'll want to drink up this tasty, twisty series debut in one delicious sitting.”

—Alicia Bessette, bestselling author of the Outer Banks Bookshop mysteries

“An engaging new series . . . Will have you staying up late to finish the book.”

—Maggie Bailey, author of Seams Deadly

Reviews for DEATH ON A DEADLINE, a Homefront News Mystery (book 2)

"If you’re a fan of historical cozy mystery books, you will really enjoy this captivating new title in the Homefront News Mystery series."

   --Christy's Cozy Corners

"Death on a Deadline is historical fiction with depth, mystery, and a little romance that left me on the edge of my seat more than once. But I still want more! I look forward to reading more books in this series."

   --Novels Alive

"Full of a wide range of characters set in historical Pennsylvania the story will capture the readers attention until the surprise reveal making for a great read."

   --Books a Plenty Book Reviews

"From the chapter-opening news headlines to the everyday details that make the time period – and the characters – come alive...Can’t wait to tag along with the intrepid Irene on more of her investigative adventures!"

   --Reading is my Superpower

"Death on Deadline is a fantastic addition to this series. It kept me fully entertained from the beginning to the end. While this book can be read as a stand-alone, I do recommend reading Front Page Murder first to get to know these characters from the start."

   --Escape with Dollycas into a Good Book

"I recommended Death on a Deadline and this series to a friend just before I started this review, and I will continue recommending this series -- especially to anyone who enjoys historical mysteries and a 1940s homefront setting."

   --View from the Birdhouse

"Joyce St. Anthony has created a setting and characters that successful cozy series are noted for, and one that readers will enjoy returning to again and again."

   --Book Club Librarian

"For those who enjoy historical cozy mysteries, this should be a "must-read." With engaging characters, the historical backdrop, and the home-town feel, this will appeal to cozy mystery fans."

   --Christa Reads and Writes

Reviews for FRONT PAGE MURDER, A Homefront News Mystery

"A gutsy heroine and a tight, fast moving plot set against the atmospheric backdrop of America's Homefront in WW2."

--Tessa Arlen, author of POPPY REDFERN AND THE FATAL FLYERS, A Woman of WWII mystery series

"...a rollicking good mystery. The setting--small town life during World War II--is a brilliant choice, and the language and references are pitch perfect."

--Brian Kenney, First Clue

"Front Page Murder has it all: a spunky sleuth, a cozy town, and a twisty plot. Mystery fans and WWII buffs will rejoice as Joyce St. Anthony keeps you engaged from page one through the end. A thoroughly enjoyable read."

--Liz Milliron, author of the Laurel Highlands Mysteries and the Homefront Mysteries.