Here's what people are saying about the Italian Kitchen Mysteries:

Murder and Marinara

Included in Suspense Magazine’s BEST OF 2013 List and a finalist for the 2014 Daphne Award

 “A saucy debut….The crime wraps up logically and the characters are likeable…. I could easily see reading another in the series, preferably in a beach chair, down the Shore.”—The Star Ledger

“The tastiest item on the menu ….I enjoyed every bite.” -Jenn McKinlay, New York Times bestselling author

“Several slices above the usual salami….The Jersey tone is captured very well here, and the family and assorted friends sound like real people.”—Contra Costa Times

“A delectable mystery with an original heroine.”—King’s River Life

The Wedding Soup Murder

“A tightly plotted whodunit that will have readers guessing right to the end, the book blends mystery with comedy, romance, family drama, a vivid and affectionate portrayal of the Jersey shore and…oh yes, cooking.” - New Jersey Monthly

“I love the characters and the atmosphere, and the plot has more twists in it than a bowl of rotini. Yummy fun!” -Suspense Magazine

“Everything I could wish for in a cozy mystery and more.”   -Read Your Writes Book Reviews

“This mystery had all the right elements. . . .Great balance, a fantastic heroine and one over- the- top Italian family.” -Debbie’s Book Bag

“I have never read a cozy series that was so... Jersey.  It's got everything you'd expect from characters that live and breathe their atmosphere.  It's confident, Italian, sassy and humorous.”  -Marie’s Cozy Corner

A Dish Best Served Cold

“Once again, Rosie Genova’s writing sparkles!”-Night Owl Reviews, Top Pick 2015

"A perfect storm of great atmosphere, likeable characters, excellent plotting, and nifty transitions between New Jersey’s past and present. Highly recommended!“-Suspense Magazine

The Jersey shore setting, lovingly depicted by Jersey girl Rosie Genova, virtually becomes another character in her series…If you're a beach lover, and especially if you're an aficionado of Italian cuisine, you'll love this book (and the Italian Kitchen series).” -Jane Reads

“Genova captures the essence of family, the good and the bad, and combines it with a complex mystery….[she] deftly melds a great ensemble cast of developed characters with humor in a fully realized locale and creates a fun, cozy read.”  Cozy Up with Kathy