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Too Cute to Kill

Accidental detectives Jake and Emma Rand find themselves hip deep in murder when they find the body of an unknown woman, seemingly frozen to death on their fence-line after a Wyoming blizzard. This is the first adventure in the Casper Crime Boss trilogy.

3 Handfastings and a Burial

Exactly whose handfasting is this? Senna feels like naught but an inconvenience at her own wedding.
Lyran’s father seems determined to take over in his pursuit of power, and Senna worries that the man she’s marrying is nothing more than his father’s puppet.
Written as a prequel to the Hengist medieval adventure series, this gives snapshots in the lives of Senna and Lyran - a couple of ...

How To Murder a Millionaire

Murder. Millionaires. Mankinis. Armed with her newly issued private investigator's license, Maggie Doyle is on the case…of a sheep that went missing twenty-two years ago. When she trips over a dead body on the first day of the investigation, Maggie realizes there’s more to this cold case than a fight over lamb chops. An invitation to spend the weekend with her grandmother’s oldest friend ...

Dewberry Farm Mysteries (4 Book Series)

From Book 1:When Houston reporter Lucy Resnick cashes in her retirement to buy her grandmothers farm in Buttercup, Texas, shes looking forward to a simple life as a homesteader. But Lucy has barely finished putting up her first batch of Killer Dewberry Jam when an oil exploration truck rolls up to the farm and announces plans to replace her broccoli patch with an oil derrick. Two days later, Netti ...

Vanilla for Villains

A DEEP-SEATED FEAR GRIPS THE TOWN OF RIVERBEND When Beck Graham gets a call from her reclusive grandmother in Montana, she knows something's not right. Leaving her familiar city life behind, free-spirited Beck sets off for the family ranch, only to walk straight into a potential crime scene. What kind of mess has she gotten into now? RUMORS OF A VILLAINOUS BEAST Are the stories of savag ...

Pickin' Murder

Antique hunters Anne Hillstrom and CC Muller witness the tragic death of rising country star Dave Southwell. The police determine Southwell's death is an accident. CC has her doubts, so when they are commissioned by a friend of Southwell's to hunt down musical antiques, they head to Nashville looking for clues. Along the way, both women meet men who make them question their present boyfriends, but ...

Mastiffs, Mystery, and Murder

It’s murder at the dog show! When amateur sleuth Clarissa Hayes and her trusty Saint Bernard, Paw, enter a dog show, they expect to find dogs, blue ribbons, and trophies. Not dead bodies. Clarissa’s boyfriend is tracking a suspect in the death of a dog fancier. It’s up to Clarissa and Paw to provide him cover as they compete in the show. But the competition turns deadly when another dog owner is m ...

Parakeets and Pentagrams

Wildlife-rehabbing witch Tabitha Tapscott’s life among the mortals of Dove’s Creek, Virginia is just the way she likes it—until she finds a body on her property. Though the mortals write the killing off as a wild animal attack, Tabitha’s convinced there’s foul play at work because the body reeks of malevolent magic. When a mysterious paranormal detective swoops in to investigate and pins the blame ...

Raining Men and Corpses

Graduate student Raina Sun is on a quest to collect an outstanding loan from her college advisor. When she stumbles on his dead body, she becomes the prime suspect. And the only man she ever loved reappears as the lead detective and wants to reignite their passion (or at least he's sending out smoke signals). She must summon her sleuthing skills to find this cunning killer before she becomes the n ...

Murder & the Monkey Band

Could you commit murder to complete an antique set? Looks like someone did! Marty's a recently divorced antique and art appraiser who moves from the Midwest to live with her sister in High Desert, California, just outside of Palm Springs. Since their early childhood days, her sister has always possessed unexplained psychic abilities that often enable her to predict future events. An antique apprai ...

A Stone's Throw

Widowed librarian Alicia Fairmont needs answers… After her husband is killed in a hit and run accident, Alicia travels upstate to his hometown of Cobble Cove, New York. She hopes to locate his estranged family and shed light on his mysterious past. Anticipating staying only a weekend, her visit is extended when she accepts a job at the town’s library. Secrets stretch decades into the past… Assiste ...

Becky Tibbs: A Medium's Mystery Series, Books 1-5: A Cozy Ghost Mystery series

In this five-book cozy mystery box set, Becky Tibbs sees ghosts... and she is not afraid to help them! For the second box set that includes books six through ten, look for this ASIN: B08W4MRXJ2 Join Becky as she solves many mysteries in this light, clean, airy, and informative series. Fans of the television series Ghost Whisperer, The Dead Files, and Medium will enjoy this series. Cozy mystery? Ch ...

A Turkey Parade...and Murder

There's a new radio DJ in Po’thole, riling the natives because of his accent and attitude. He's from further north of the South Carolina state line. He has colluded with the local chamber of commerce to have a turkey parade complete with an obstacle course. What could possibly go wrong? Parker Bell and the always sugar-and-caffeine infused Lady Gatorettes are feuding with the chamber, the radio st ...

Jessica Huntington Desert Cities Mystery

From Book 1: USA Today bestselling author, Anna Celeste Burke, brings you an unconventional sleuth hot on the heels of high-living lowlifes in book 1 of the Jessica Huntington Desert Cities Mystery Series. Even in a desert paradise, life is full of surprises like A Dead Husband. 

"My first day as a sleuth was more Stephanie Plum than Miss Marple." Meet Jessica Huntington, an a ...

Hallow: A Fractured Family Tale

Family: What you don't know can kill you. As the holiday season rolls in—fall holidays, that is, from High Holy Days to Thanksgiving—young attorney JD Thompson basks in his life in a small Texas town where he and his ABBA tribute band roommates live with the seventy black cats that his veterinarian partner rescued before Halloween. Probate cases with inheritance squabbles leave him time to help o ...

A DEAD RED CADILLAC

#1 in THE DEAD RED MYSTERY SERIES Like Janet Evanovich? Sue Grafton? You’ll love this humorous mystery series! Deeply buried and deadly secrets resurface with a drowned Cadillac Her trophy red Caddy has been hijacked and now police ask how an elderly woman, who couldn’t possibly see beyond the hood ornament, is found strapped into the driver’s seat and six feet under water?

Mrs. Saint Nick

When Santa offers efficiency expert Holly Jamison a job at the North Pole, she’s delighted to accept. It’s not that she loves the Christmas holidays. Far from it. Everywhere she looks, from the piles of presents to the thousands of cheery elves hard at work, Holly sees ways to improve the whole operation. Even Nick Claus, Santa's charming son, fails to draw Holly into the holiday spiri ...

Murder in Cottage #6

When the mayor's wife is murdered, Liz, along with her two dogs, Brandy Boy and Winston, has to find the killer to save the spa's reputation.

Full Bloom

In this third book in the Holly & Ivy series, the Donnelly sisters are looking forward to a relaxing stay in the Catskills after Holly's break-up with Nick Manelli. Holly and Ivy have their plans thwarted when, once again, they become involved in a murder investigation. The day they arrive at Kate Farmer’s house in rustic Reddington Manor, they discover the body of Kate’s next-door neighbor, Chuck ...

Broken Alibi

How much should you lie for the man you love? Can you really know your ex husband? And how can suicide look like murder? Just three of the questions which confront barrister Sarah Newby, as she struggles to revive her legal career. Shaken by her second divorce and the murder of her former lover, Sarah wonders if all her relationships with men are doomed. Her admirer, Detective Terry Bateson, h ...

Dying for a Donut

2016 LEFTY AWARD FINALIST BEST HUMOROUS MYSTERY To Laurel McKay, there is nothing better than spending an autumn afternoon munching on caramel apples and cinnamon donuts. It’s a good thing her daughter Jenna has landed a seasonal job at Apple Tree Farm and Bakery. Then Laurel stumbles over the bakery owner coated in powdered sugar. Axel Thorson was a well-respected member of the community. Who wan ...

Permed to Death

Hairstylist Marla Shore is already having a bad hair day when one of her clients dies in the shampoo chair at her salon. Then Detective Dalton Vail accuses her of putting poison in the woman’s coffee creamer. Grumpy Bertha Kravitz might not have been Marla’s favorite customer, but she wouldn’t have murdered the lady. With her reputation at stake, Marla decides it’s up to her to unmask the killer. ...

The Father Tom Mysteries

The Father Tom Mysteries is a completed ...

Murder Under the Mistletoe

This the second Maybridge Murder Mystery featuring garden designer Abby Finch, her family, friends and murder. The first death appears to be an accident, but then someone starts to apply blackmail pressure on her to give his garden a make-over and she becomes certain that far from an accident, it was an attempt to murder him. When a second body is discovered, with her fingerprints over everything, ...

Yoga Can Be Fatal – A Senior Sleuthing Club Cozy Mystery – Book 3

When assistant librarian Pru takes a tough yoga class, she doesn’t think she’ll return. Neither do some of the other class members, including her friends Zoe, and Doris. But afterward, Martha (Pru’s roommate), Teddy, (Martha’s fluffy white Coton de Tulear puppy), and Pru stumble across a dead body – someone connected to the yoga session! To make matters worse, a blast from Pru’s past arrive ...

Risky Whiskey

Stirring up trouble in New Orleans... Eager to shake up her drinks and her life, mixologist Pepper Revelle jumps at an invitation to join the elite Bohemia Bartenders. Leader Neil thinks she’ll be the perfect advance gal for his team at a colorful cocktail convention in her hometown of New Orleans, but the job turns out to be more bananas than a drunk monkey. Setting up the key tasting for thei ...

Murder at the Clinic

Kat Denham, a popular author of steamy romance novels, has decided to write a book in a different genre. She has a friend who's a doctor of acupuncture, has just lost over one hundred pounds, is getting married in mid-life for the first time to a doctor, and seems like the perfect role model for the protagonist in Kat's soon-to-be-written book. But fate intervenes when Kat happens to be at the acu ...

A Christmas Conundrum: A Liz Adams Mystery

Nancy Drew meets How the Grinch Stole Christmas in this delightful cozy mystery set in Charleston, SC. Who’s stealing the holiday decorations? They’re disappearing like Christmas cookies from PeggyLou Designs, and Lou’s newly launched event planning service is in trouble. He implores his neighbor and friend, Private Investigator Liz Adams, to bring the thief to justice. The clock is ticking. It’s ...

Larry's Familiar Tale

Nothing ever happens at O’Malley’s Supernatural Scrapyard amongst the piles of rusting and broken magical machinery. Jesse, a washed-out witch, and her canine Familiar, Larry, aren’t expected to do more than keep an eye on things ... until the Mob shows up demanding entry. Jesse and Larry race against the clock to find a long-forgotten magical tool that bends time and space. A mobster mage pla ...

Mags and the AARP Gang

Mags and her gang of renegade octogenarians have a deadline. They have to rob Bayside Community Bank, the bank about to foreclose on the mobile home park where they live, by a week from Friday so they can pay off the mortgage and save their homes. They’ve cased the joint, planned carefully, assembled their disguises, rehearsed their every move — what could possibly go wrong? Plenty. Some people th ...

Who Stole It Best? A Wedding Themed Cozy Mystery Story

Who Stole It Best? A Wedding Themed Cozy Mystery Story Her big day is fast approaching but a bride can't walk down the aisle without a dress. Who stole it, and why? Find out in this cozy mystery story by debut cozy mystery author Quinlyn Kelley.

Rapid River Hoax

After McQuede is jilted at the altar by his long-time girlfriend, Dawson convinces him that a relaxing river rafting trip is just what he needs to get over his heartache. Unknown to Dawson, McQuede has also come along to investigate the disappearance of a young man who has recently vanished from the lodge. Andy Norton may be perpetuating one of his notorious hoaxes or he may be in serious danger. ...

Pineapple Beach House

The Pineapple Port crew takes a road trip to the Outer Banks, North Carolina, only to discover “body bits” in their vacation home. The nursing home next door is run by some suspicious characters and one of their residents is missing. 
Hmm...

A Murderous Charade (A Regency Mystery Romance) (Relentless Society Mysteries)

A timeless villainy, a growing love, and the couple who battles them both . . . Miss Marianne Beaumont, a spinster, and her younger sister are on their way home from a night at the theater when they come upon a townhouse fire. They stop to help the victims, including Mr. James Harcourt, a confirmed bachelor, and his parents Sir and Lady Harcourt. Although Mr. Harcourt distrusts the beau monde, he ...

Dying for a Diamond

2018 LEFTY Award Finalist Best Humorous Mystery When newlyweds Laurel McKay and Tom Hunter embark on their honeymoon cruise, they look forward to sunny days exploring the Caribbean islands and intimate evenings together. Their dream quickly goes “poof,” when Laurel’s family decides to tag along and their romantic duet turns into a party of eight. The first night on the ship, Laurel witnesses someo ...

Kerfuffle at the Border

Dog groomer Amanda Warren is taking a paws from her clippers for a much-needed vacation. Her friend Ben has booked them into a Canadian gourmet glamping resort. But her plans for relaxation go out the doggy door when her psychic, amnesiac cat stows away on the trip. A lost Yorkshire terrier, a found body, and mysterious break-ins have tension rising at the camp. Can Amanda and her feline friend so ...

Chrissy the Shih Tzu Cozy Mystery Series

Autumn Clarke survived the car crash that killed her parents. To help her cope with PTSD, she adopts Chrissy, a Shih Tzu with a remarkable secret. Chrissy is also the only witness to the mysterious death of her pet parent. Autumn vows to find the truth behind his death with the help of Chrissy, the neighbors, and an attractive detective. Can Autumn unravel the clues while trying to heal Chrissy's ...

A Winter's Tail: A Chrissy the Shih Tzu Cozy Mystery

The Perfect Wedding..... Cursed? In this 4th installment of the Chrissy the Shih Tzu cozy mysteries, Autumn Clarke and Ray Reed are planning the winter wedding of the year, and the first major social event at Autumn's newly renovated Peabody Mansion Bed & Breakfast. Autumn's dreams are about to come true-a spectacular, romantic ceremony with the handsome love of her life. After their beloved S ...

Murder in Paint (A hitchhiker novel)

The question is, how do you get rid of a hitchhiker when its riding around in your head Oliver Atkinson's life is busy enough. He's already got his hands full trying to write a book, look after the children, do the housework, and ignore Amanda the beautiful and sneaky con artist that keeps trying to drag him into her world of lost paintings, liars, thieves, thugs, and little old ladies. It's not e ...

Frost on the Bloom

In Frost on the Bloom, the second in the Holly & Ivy mystery series, one of Holly’s former students, Becky Powell, asks the look-alike sisters for help when they all spend Christmas at Skyview Manor, and Becky becomes the prime suspect in the attempted murder of her manipulative grandmother, Lyla Powell. Once again the plucky sisters are reluctantly drawn into a murder investigation, convinced tha ...

Almost a Serial Killer

The Grits are About to Hit the Fan. The Golden Girls meets Married to the Mob in this madcap mystery series packed with Mafioso-style mayhem and a generous dollop of Southern-style sarcasm. When wannabe actress Doreen Diller takes a job with her celebrity crush, his new acting gig takes them on location to St. Petersburg, Florida. What awaits Doreen in the Sunshine State will seal her fate -- in t ...

Stiff Competition

Speed dating, cocktails, and… corpses? It’s always something. With everything blowing up in her love life, her job life, and her confidence, Madison finds herself on the rebound, unable to sort out her feelings. Passionate kisses with a certain crime fighter provide a nice distraction, but thin ...

Blue Coyote Motel

Would you take an anti-aging hormone? What if you could keep your youth? If someone you knew was terrified of aging, and you'd invented the hormone, would you give it to them? Even if it meant discovery would cause you to lose your chance of winning the Nobel Prize? Blue Coyote Motel is a suspense love story which begins in the barrios of Southern California and spans the globe in such diverse loc ...

Family Matters

Think your family's dysfunctional? Meet Gracie Andersen's and the peaceful farming community of Deer Creek. Gracie has her hands full--a new business and trying to get her life on track after the loss of her husband and unborn child. When an odd gift from her troubled uncle thrusts her into an investigation of a cousin's tragic death 20 years ago, Gracie meets with opposition from family and frien ...

Gemini Moon

When her eyes were finally opened to the truth, she couldn't recognize her own life...

Italian-born Lella York is trying to figure out who she is.

Her husband has died. Her son is grown and, for the most part, gone. And now, her best friend is missing.

Upon returning to Southern California after a visit to her beloved Italy, Lella is shoc ...

Star Tangled Murder

Salon owner Marla Vail and her detective husband Dalton are having a blast visiting a Florida living history village over Fourth of July weekend. But when a Seminole battle reenactment turns up a real dead body, it sets off fireworks among the villagers. One of the cast members has gone off script to murder the town marshal with a tomahawk. As Dalton gets involved in the investigation, Marla de ...

Jingle Bells & Wedding Spells

Just when Vance and I are ready to tie the knot, someone from my past comes back to haunt me. Over the past couple of years, I’ve put away my fair share of bad guys, and all of them would like to see revenge. The question is, which one of them is it?

Becky Tibbs: A Medium's Mystery Series, Books 6-10 : A Cozy Ghost Mystery series

This box set includes the next five books, numbers 6-10, in this delightful cozy mystery series: 6) A Medium's 4th of July 7) A Medium's Engagement 8) A Medium's Wedding Day 9) A Medium's Honeymoon 10) A Medium's Protégé Becky Tibbs sees ghosts... and she is not afraid to help them! Becky is a sweet girl, maybe a little too sweet, but it’s difficult to fault her for her innocent nature. Some might ...

Trouble in Little Leaf Creek

Hiking in the country comes with beautiful views, unexpected encounters, and a murder victim… Cassie Alberta is loving her new life in the picturesque town of Little Leaf Creek. Living next to her stubborn next-door neighbor, two cheeky goats and a loyal collie mix means that there is never a dull moment. Determined to explore more of what the small town has to offer, she is excited to be hiking t ...

Southern Peach Pie and a Dead Guy

A slice of southern charm and murder à la mode. A sudden midlife crisis leads Poppy across the country to a charming, yet deadly, pastry school in the heart of southern Georgia. Gathering the courage to follow in her grandmother’s footsteps, Poppy tosses her fear of carbs and soggy pastry bottoms aside and dives head first into learning the art of pastry. But she has her work cut out for her not o ...

Murder Calls at Shadow Falls

When Olivia poses as a mystic to help her ex-best friend avoid a catering catastrophe, the night ends in murder--and a surprising arrest. Despite questions a fake psychic can't possibly answer, Olivia continues the mystical masquerade to clear her old pal's name--while hiding a secret of her own.

Gluten-Free Murder

Erin Price moves to Eagle Falls, a place where everyone knows everyone as well as everyone else's business, taking over the store left to her by her aunt to start up a gluten-free bakery. The grand opening is marred by just one thing, the death of her business rival, Angela Plaint. It appears that Angela was poisoned by one of Erin’s cupcakes, making her a prime suspect. Equipped with cupcakes, he ...

Clued to Death

In CLUED to DEATH, Olivia Reynolds, owner and operator of the White House Dollhouse Store in Minneapolis, attends a National Park expo at the Xcel Energy Center as a vendor and as a fan. Liv leaves her employee, Gina, at the First Lady Dollhouse booth while she attends the opening ceremonies. Gina drinks a beverage meant for Liv, and dies.

Pineapple Port Mysteries - Pack 1

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Funny, clean, small-town, sleuth novels—with a touch of romance. The heartwarming relationships between young and old and the quirky world of loveable characters will make Pineapple Port Mysteries your new favorite series.
After she's orphaned by her grandmother's death, Charlotte is raised by the Pineapple Port 55+ community. Finding human bones in her backy ...

Murder In Happy Creek

After her husband's unexpected passing, retired secretary Rose Calahan just wants to give her heart proper time to heal. Before she has a chance to, her former private investigator boss is found murdered. Even more, the murder seems to be tied to an old case that Rose helped her boss in solving. All signs point to Rose holding the key to finding the killer. She sets out to investigate, determined ...

First Case

The fact that Katrina Pomeroy had been murdered was in and of itself a newsworthy event. The fact that she had been murdered on Friday October 13th exactly eleven years after she’d been one of five teenagers to survive the Friday The 13th Massacre, made her passing worthy of notice by the national news agencies Jillian Hanford used to work for. When an old editor of Jillian's offered her the ...

Dead Man's Trench

DISCOVER THIS SIZZLING SERIES OF COZY MYSTERIES SET IN THE SWEEPING LANDSCAPE OF NORFOLK. A man lies dead, deep in an excavation trench, an angry villager's signature on a damming piece of evidence, and a race against time to discover the truth. When the corpse of a hated local man is discovered, smelling of whiskey and with his head split open, the police conclude its suicide. Ant and Lyn aren't ...

The Tarkington Treasure

"In the world of logic, it's always our assumptions that lead us astray."Charlotte Ross is up to her neck in mysteries when she accepts an invitation to stay with her friend, Jane Marshall, while her apartment is under renovation. Jane and her fiancé have given up everything to move to her recently inherited estate in Illinois - a beautiful, but derelict mansion in need of major repairs. The cost ...

A Medium's Tweet: A Cozy Ghost Mystery (Becky Tibbs: A North Carolina Medium's Mystery Series Book 11)

Oh no! Our sweet Becky Tibbs has a troll! In the 11th book of this sweet, clean cozy mystery series with ghost stories, someone is stalking Becky on social media and the things they are saying are NOT kind. #AshevilleMedium Becky has been so busy with ghost cases, helping friends and family, AND living her new life as a newlywed loving Patrick that she has very little time for any online social ne ...

Euphoria Lane: A Homeowners' Association Cozy Mystery

How far will one person go to stop the HOA? Andi Stevenson knew her life would never be same after purchasing her new condo on Euphoria Lane. On day one, she finds the body of the Homeowners’ Association president. Day two, she discovers the property manager is her former fiancé. Day three, the new president begins his campaign of violation letters to force her to move. Day four, her sister, the o ...

A Body in the Belfry

The First Ladies Club tells the story of the first female pastor to be called to the pulpit of the struggling First Baptist Church of Bannoch, Oregon. Please let me introduce you to the charming Reverend Doctor I. Merrill Bishop, Th.D., the lead in our story. That's her, on the cover. Pastor Merrill, as she prefers to be called by her flock, is eager to serve the Lord in this small seaside c ...

The Sweet Smell of Murder

Ally Sweet is happy to be returning for a short break to the small town where she grew up. She is planning on using the time off to get over her messy divorce and she is looking forward to spending time with her much-loved grandmother and relaxing making chocolates and anything chocolaty.

But then… the delivery driver for her grandmother’s chocolate shop is found murdered. ...

Overboard at Christmas

The holidays are a little different at sea. Hayley and Olivia are happy to trade a white Christmas for white sand beaches. Snorkeling in the warm waters of the Caribbean is a pretty spectacular way to spend the holidays, but it isn’t a typical Christmas. Instead of time off for the holiday, Olivia has to take part in an extra Christmas-themed show. Instead of celebrating with family, Olivia is fac ...

A Jenessa Jones Mystery (4 Book Series)

From Book 1: From New York Times bestselling author Debra Burroughs comes THE LAKE HOUSE SECRET...
"I loved this book!! I can't wait to read the next one."   ~ Natalie Hardie
     "Very engaging book! Her characters have depth and intensity. A heartwarming story..."   ~ Li ...

Enchanting Inquiries Collection 1: Books 1 - 3

3 full-length novels of paranormal cozy adventure fun! This is no boring librarian shushing people from behind a desk. This librarian corrals rogue magic. But more importantly, she has a frog and a cat, and she’s not afraid to use them!

The First Ladies Club

The pastor's wife is missing! Is the escaped felon to blame? Whether living in a rectory, manse or parsonage, life married to a small town minister calls for faith, hope, and charity; plus heaping helpings of tact and the skin of a rhinoceros. New to this life in the small coastal town of Bannoch, Oregon, Naidenne Davidson turns for support to her fellow ministers’ wives of The First Ladies ...

Grave in the Garage

A lifeless hand rises ghost-like from a car mechanic's pit. Who does it belong to? And what happened? Annabelle and DI Nicholls set out to solve the murder, but find themselves wrapped up in not one, but three different mysteries. A puppy helps, too.

Wine and Dead, Another Murder

Wine tasting, murder, and more. A murder and a toxic substance in a vineyard would spell doom for the manager of any winery. And when that manager is a woman, a rarity in the wine industry, people are quick to place the blame on her shoulders. Even though Sheridan's husband, Brett, and his partner are already on the case, the amateur sleuth, is quick to jump in. In her search for clues, S ...

Life Without Shoes: The First Father Ambrose Mystery

In the great tradition of Grantchester, the Rabbi Small mysteries, and the Cadfael Chronicles, Life Without Shoes confronts a modern-day monastic with a horrifying crime. It’s late summer and Father Ambrose is looking forward to an abundant and joyful harvest at New Life Ecumenical Retreat. That dream is shattered when someone dumps a body in one of their orchards. As Abbot, Ambrose is forced into ...

My Funny Valentine

All Lizzie wants for Valentine's Day is for her fiancé NOT to be the prime suspect in a murder investigation. Is that too much to ask? Lizzie Hart is finally living the dream. She's engaged to the love of her life, Blake Morgan, and more importantly, she hasn't even given a thought to dead bodies or murder investigations for an entire year. The only hurdle in Lizzie and Blake's way to wedded ...

Murder at the Big T Lodge

What could go wrong at The Big T Lodge, the most expensive and prestigious hunting club in the United States? Well, murder for starters! When Roger Langley tells his wife, Liz, that they're leaving for Texas in three days for an unexpected hunting trip at the club, neither of them has a clue that Liz will spend most of her time looking for the person who murdered Roger's law school friend, Mil ...

The Sour Taste of Suspicion

The only thing worse than living in a haunted house is somebody trying to make you the next ghost. And a dollhouse is the only clue.

When Elise takes a position at spooky old Montgomery Manor as companion to her friend Lavina’s great aunt, she’s expecting an easy job for the holidays. What she doesn’t expect are dead bodies, ghosts and a murderer who’s picked her ...

Murder at Cold Creek College

lthough Sheridan Hendley is not a sleuth, when her colleague is murdered she assists the Detective in gathering information. Unfortunately, a close friend quickly becomes the prime suspect and Sheridan is motivated to prove her innocence. As Sheridan draws connections among the people in Adam’s life, she realizes many women have a strong motive for murder. Slashed tires are the first indicat ...

Glad One: Crazy is a Relative Term

Amazon Best Seller in Eight Mystery & Humor Categories! A Midlife Meltdown Leads to Southern-Fried Mayhem in this Hilarious Accidental Thriller! After being duped out of her life savings in Germany, Val Fremden retreats home to Florida with more than just her pride in tatters. At 45, she’s broke, divorced, and virtually unemployable. Starting over will be tough enough. But when her only friend ...

Murder At Minter’s Cursed Doll Shop

If evil comes knocking don't sell it a death curse. Nicole Scott possesses a unique gift. She can see and hear ghosts. When a body turns up at her Aunt Patsy's doll shop, Nicole recognizes the victim. The woman is - or was a client of Nicole's estate liquidating company. Early evidence points to a death curse spoken by her aunt the curse wielder. Nicole disagrees, but talking to the deceased is ou ...

The Case of the Clobbered Cad

Heather Munro’s youthful devotion to The Girl Detective led to a passion for digging around in history. Now pursuing her Master's Degree in Celtic Studies, Heather must balance exploring Edinburgh with her determination to excel in her all–male classes at the University. Unfortunately, on her first night working in the Archives room, she discovers the dead body of a visiting professor, the same wo ...

Conditioner and a Corpse

Bekki is excited when she gets an unexpected visit from a friend from New York, Jasmine. She is working for a new makeup company and is in Harroway promoting gift sets for the upcoming Christmas season. But then, Bekki finds Jasmine dead. Bekki is determined to find the murderer. With bad guys in town it is a race against the clock to find the murderer before any more harm is done. Will Bekki find ...

Murder Above the Fold (Mag & Clara Balefire Mysteries - Book #1)

New town…new start…same old problems. When sister witches Mag and Clara Balefire moved to the sleepy town of Harmony, Maine, to take over leadership of the coven there, they thought they’d have achance at a new life. Fate had other plans. The Balefires hardly have time to get unpacked when they stumble over a dead body. Local authorities consider the death an open and shut case, but Mag and Clar ...

You Bet Your Life

Heather Stanton is used to spinning anything negative that comes her way into gold, but now both her personal and professional lives have hit a glitch, so she cuts her losses and boards the first train out of town, leaving it all behind. Heather never expects to run into her independent, free-wheeling Aunt Julia in a speck on the map called Willows Bend. Nor does she expect the turn her life takes ...

How to Fake an Irish Wake

It’s been a rough year for 26-year-old Mags Murray. First she learns that her dad isn’t her biological father, a secret her mother took to her grave three years earlier. Then her beloved Irish grandmother passes away at Christmas while Mags is visiting her from the States. Now Mags must host her grandmother’s wake and sell her cottage. A cottage filled with cherished memories. A cottage Mags inher ...

Cliffhanger (The Belinda & Bennett Mysteries, Book One)

Making her grand re-entry into Portside, Rhode Island, Belinda Kittridge expected fun, sun, and sugar cookies. Instead, she gets one jilted lover braced for round two, an old rival on the hunt, and the murder of a former classmate and friend. Even worse, Belinda must return to the events surrounding a tragic sailing accident to set things right. But new possibilities emerge in the form of se ...

A Tangle in the Vines Calla Lily Mystery #2

The curtain may fall on the Calla Lily Players' first season unless Lily and Austin can find a killer on the loose in California's wine country. Torrential rains threaten to put a damper on The Calla Lily Players’ first outdoor theater production. When the ground suddenly shifts, buried secrets revealed amid the tangled vines put the spotlight on murder. As Lily and Austin dig deeper into the myst ...

Backyard Bones

It’s not the first time Regan has experienced déjà-vu. But when the sensation involves finding a second body buried where one was found just weeks before, déjà-vu takes on new meaning. Someone murdered a girl on her seventeenth birthday and, as Regan delves into the motive behind the girl’s murder, she discovers many people are trying to hide secrets about their entanglement with the dead teenager ...

Ghosts of Tsavo

Armed with Victorian etiquette and a dead husband, Beatrice Knight arrives in the small colonial town of Nairobi desperate for a pot of tea. But she will need more than that if she is to unravel the mystery of the Ghosts of Tsavo without being eaten in the process. She must endure all manner of inconveniences while surviving the machinations of her best friend's dashing godfather and the efforts o ...

Liz Lucas Cozy Mysteries #1

Join Liz Lucas, the owner of the Red Cedar Lodge and Spa, her dogs, and her new friend, Roger, as they become involved in solving murder mysteries. This boxed set contains the first three books in the best selling series. Second chances, quirky characters, and challenges abound. Plenty of recipes, good food, and dogs! The author has been named seven times by Amazon as one of their All-Stars.

Mayhem in the Mountains

1918 Italy. DOWNTON ABBEY MEETS AGATHA CHRISTIE IN THIS CHARMING LOCKED ROOM MYSTERY. When a deadly blizzard traps Fiona Figg and Kitty Lane in the Dolomite Mountains, it’s all downhill from here. Their hotel is snowed-in, and no one can get in or out. A man is found dead in his locked hotel room and the murderer is still on the premises. But with no murder weapon and too many suspects, their inve ...

The Interstellar Jewel Heist

“You fight back when you are turned into 'bait' for killers” When mankind reaches the stars, some things will still be the same: People still get murdered, and innocence or guilt still must be proven. When she finds the body of a retired shopkeeper on the beach, a series of mysterious events draws Lady Jayla into a web of passion, terror, and murder; if she wants to stay alive, she must figure ...

Dog Gone

A horribly murdered dog. A woman at a crossroads in her life. Samantha Holden finds the tortured body of a dog, launching her on a battle against animal abuse. The line between right and wrong quickly blurs, leading her down the path of bringing these abusers to justice. A path which calls for extraordinary - and sometimes illegal - measures. A modern day animal-avenger version of Robin Hood, Sam ...

Pineapple Land War

When real estate tycoon Bucky Bloom is found stuck to the end of a sailboat mast, a land war erupts in Pineapple Port! Charlotte is commissioned to solve Bucky’s murder, but soon finds herself embroiled in a competition masterminded by Declan’s crazy ex, the ever-nefarious Stephanie.

The Candidate: A Rookie Reporter Mystery Novella

A Murdered Judge. A Dark Secret Silenced. Rookie reporter James Lalonde is bored. And, he isn’t a journalist. He’s an all-round dogs-body, to editor-in-chief, Rhys Kelly. But, his luck has finally changed. After eavesdropping in on the morning editorial meeting, James learns he has his first-ever story. There’s one catch. If the story gets too complicated, it will be taken away from hi ...

A Dead Husband

"My first day as a sleuth was more Stephanie Plum than Miss Marple." Jessica Huntington, an amateur sleuth with a shopping jones and a black AMEX card, finds out money can’t buy happiness, or save your neck. Her well-planned life in shambles, she’s hiding out near Palm Springs. When her best friend’s husband is murdered, Jessica and her friends are soon stalked by scoundrels in p ...

Unfinished Business An Angela Panther Mystery

In UNFINISHED BUSINESS AN ANGELA PANTHER NOVEL, #1 AMAZON bestselling author Carolyn Ridder Aspenson introduces her now trademark blend of witty dialog and hilarious banter in the first book of her paranormal cozy mystery series. Filled with romance and friendships reminiscent of Chick-Lit novels, Unfinished Business is ...

Uncharted Territory An Angela Panther Mystery

Five-Star Rated Mystery!

Grab a latté, a box of Kleenex and a clean pair of panties. Carolyn Ridder Aspenson has done it again. 
—Lynn/Two Girls & a Book

Suburban housewife Angela Panther didn't want to communicate with the dead, but the universe had other plans...
When an unidentified fourteen-year-old boy takes a dive off an interstate overpa ...

One O'Clock Hustle (An Inspector Rebecca Mayfield Mystery)

Rebecca Mayfield has always been a by-the-book cop until Richie Amalfi enters her life--and makes her want to throw the book at him! Now, Richie's accused of murder and runs to Rebecca to help him prove his innocence. She's completely flummoxed by this, but the more she learns about the case, the more convinced she is that he's not guilty. Will she break all the rules to help him, or do her job th ...

The Gyre

In this novella, Devilly Peen, a writer of detective fiction uses her imaginative skills to solve a series of gruesome murders. She inhabits a mildy dystopian world, a vast agglomeration of plastic waste that circulates gently in the western Pacific Ocean. This is the Great Pacific Gyre. Devilly's approach to solving whodunnits compares to Agatha Christie's Miss Marple. Like her literary predecess ...

The Reverend Finds His Calling

Seminary student Tony Wagner finds more than he expected when he begins his final summer working in Evergreen National Park. A serial killer has been hunting America's national parks. When the killer strikes in Evergreen, Tony and fellow ranger Kelly Thiel find the body. An FBI task force, led by Agent Wyatt Garret, arrives to investigate. Garret interprets Tony's calm under the circumstances as c ...

Music and Memories, Another Murder

A murdered art teacher, a piano bar, and danger for Sheridan Hendley, amateur sleuth. Sheridan Hendley, amateur sleuth, wants nothing more than a return to routine following their family vacation. The last thing she needs is to find herself involved in another murder investigation. But that's precisely what happens when the victim is one of Maddie’s favorite teachers at the high school. While Sher ...

The Death Contingency

Regan McHenry, is a Santa Cruz realtor, whose work puts her in the midst of mystery, mayhem and even murder. The amateur crime solver uses tools and techniques she’s learned during her career and skills she’s honed as a keen observer of human nature to solve mysteries ─ just not always soon enough to stay out of trouble. She’s aided in her sleuthing by her husband, Tom Kiley, a former computer pro ...

The Juniper Junction Cozy Holiday Mystery Series

First two books in series FREE for a limited time!

 

Holidays can be murder... Join Lilly Carlsen as she navigates murder and mayhem with heart and humor in this highly-rated series of cozy mysteries. The holidays will never be the same.

Happy Homicides: Cozy Christmas Collection of Mysteries

Seven long stories by seven bestselling and award-winning authors. The perfect gift for readers who love good, clean, traditional mysteries.

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