You’ll find charming small towns in this selection of cozy mysteries set in Indiana.
When you first think of Indiana, you may not think it would be a great setting for a mysteries series. But, I’m here to tell you that you’re wrong! These mysteries set in Indiana are all fun and engaging with delightful settings.
These books are heavy on the small town setting, but that’s ok because small towns are common and quite popular with mystery readers. So, get ready to explore some charming small town with this selection of cozy mysteries.
And, once you’re done with Indiana, check out this list of Mysteries From All 50 States to select your next location.
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Cozy Mysteries Set in Indiana
Whether you’re looking for a magical series or just a small town series full of quirky characters, you’ll find what you’re looking for on this list.
Let’s get reading!
Bewitching Mystery Series by Madelyn Alt
You’ll find a little bit of magic when you check out this fun series set in the small town of Stony Mill, Indiana. Here you’ll meet Maggie O’Neill who works in an antique shop named Enchantments owned by Felicity, who Maggie discovers is a witch.
In the first book of the series, The Trouble With Magic, Felicity becomes a suspect in a local murder and Maggie wants to help. She enlists the help of Felicity’s friends to solve the murder and along the way discovers a few magical abilities of her own.
This is a fun series for anyone that likes magical mysteries, antiquing, or mysteries set in a small store.
Flower Shop Mystery Series by Kate Collins
With this lengthy series (19 books in all), you’ll get a little bit of romance and a whole lot of mystery set in a flower shop in small town Indiana. It’s there that Abby Knight tries to balance solving mysteries with running a small business.
In the first book of the series, Mum’s the Word, Abby is battling a new competitor trying to steal her business and a hit-and-run that leads to murder. She’s got to solve the mystery before she becomes the next victim.
This series is great for anyone that likes high-energy protagonists that run head-long into trouble and funny mysteries.
Country Store Mystery Series by Maddie Day
Looking for a fresh start, Robbie Jordan left the West coast and settled in the small town of South Lick, Indiana. She bought an old run-down country store and transformed it into her new store and restaurant called Pans ‘n Pancakes.
In the first book of the series, Flipped for Murder, the mayor’s assistant (who not too many people like) is found dead in Robbie’s store during her grand opening. Robbie is instantly a suspect and she needs to investigate to clear her name and save her business.
This cozy series is perfect for anyone who loves small town settings, foodie mysteries, and loves to explore country roads. FIND ALL THE BOOKS IN THE SERIES HERE.
Writer’s Appretince Mystery Series by Julia Buckley
Lena London dreams of being a writer, so when best-selling author Camilla Graham needs an assistant, Lena jumps at the chance. Soon Lena is living in small town Indiana and finds that the mysteries are not limited to the pages of Camilla’s books.
In the first book of the series, A Dark and Stormy Murder, Lena is struggling to fit in in her new town which is made even worse when she finds a dead body on Camilla’s property. Lena feels like she has no choice but to help solve this mystery.
This is a great series if you love mysteries about writing and books or if you’re looking for a good small town setting.
Jazzi Zanders Mystery Series by Judi Lynn
In the small town of River Bluffs, Indiana, you’ll find Jazzi Zanders who flips houses along with her cousin Jared. Their house flipping business leads them right in the middle of murder mysteries.
In the first book, The Body in the Attic, Jazzi and Jared are clearing debris out of their latest house project when they discover a skeleton. Yikes! Tests reveal that the skeleton is Jazzi’s Aunt Lynda. Everyone assumed she had moved away years ago, but now the family needs to figure out exactly what happened to her.
This is a fun series for anyone who likes small town settings and home repair/renovation series.
Do you know of any more mysteries set in Indiana that I should add to this list?