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Pineapple Puppies

RARE FREE DAY FOR THIS MYSTERY!

Puppies have taken over book NINE of the hilarious Pineapple Port mystery series from Wall Street Journal and USA TODAY bestselling author Amy Vansant!

“Another hit - Ms Vansant did it again. I always worry about series after you get to the 8th or more book because they ...

Yesterday's News

Antiques can be a dangerous business. Especially when you’re dealing with a desperate politician, a sexy ex-cop, and a couple of "spirited" companions.

Anna Yesterday owns Yesterday's Antiques in small town USA. When she finds an old newspaper clipping lining the drawer of an antique dresser, she realizes she's never heard the heart wrenching story of abu ...

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?

Pins & Needles

Gracie Andersen is up to her eyebrows in wedding details when her mother, Theresa Clark concocts an intervention for a friend who’s become a hoarder. Just as Gracie’s plans for a casual outdoor wedding turn into a literal pipe dream, Theresa stumbles into a mystery surrounding a stolen heirloom quilt. A death in the hoarder’s garage only complicates matters, and Theresa convinces ...

Still Life in Brunswick Stew

DELIGHTFULLY SOUTHERN, SURPRISINGLY EDGY, DELICIOUSLY UNPREDICTABLE “Cherry Tucker finds trouble without even looking for it, and plenty of it finds her in Still Life in Brunswick Stew…this mystery keeps you laughing and guessing from the first page to the last. A whole-hearted five stars.” – Denise Grover Swank, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Cherry Tucke ...

Murder, Cottonwood Style, An Adventure Calls Mystery

Threats can't stop this sassy sleuth from finding a killer! Arizona’s Red Rock country beckons, and tour guide Madrone Hunter’s ready for a relaxing week after a tough tour guiding and cooking for finicky clients. Her plans—explore scenic small town Cottonwood, AZ—fall flat as a bad soufflé when a crusty elderly client with a vindictive streak turns up dead…murdered. Since Madrone discovers the bo ...

What the Cluck? It's Murder

Pet psychic Frankie Chandler finally (and reluctantly) agrees to meet Detective Martin Bower’s family. All she has to do is impress the pack of sisters who raised him. Not difficult, right? The only thing at stake is her relationship with the man she loves. The weekend at his eldest sibling’s farm surpasses her worst nightmares. His former guardians excel at finding her faults. Even the chicke ...

No Bones About It

On the heels of a nasty divorce, a dog trainer is blamed for her ex-husband’s suspicious death. Evidence suggests she programmed their jointly owned guard dog to attack the prominent diet doctor, but did she? As the accused is being led off to jail, she begs her friend and sometime sleuth, Ginger Barnes, to save the champion German shepherd’s life, an assignment that demands nothing less than the ...

Blood Kills - A strong woman starting over mystery (PI Angelina Bonaparte Mysteries #4))

A murdered metal sculptor. A Russian mobster on the hunt. Can a talented PI outsmart a vindictive killer who has her in his crosshairs?

Private investigator Angelina Bonaparte can barely contain her excitement. Thrilled to reunite with her detective boyfriend after an obligatory embargo of several years, she’s preparing every detail for his return. But she’s forced to put passion on t ...

A DEAD RED MIRACLE

#5 in THE DEAD RED MYSTERY SERIES Like Janet Evanovich? Sue Grafton? You’ll love this humorous mystery series! Your dirt-bag boss is murdered, what a relief, right? Until his killer lets you know a list you don’t have means you’re next. Thinking to jump start their careers as private investigators, Lalla and Pearlie Bains partner with an unscrupulous P.I. But their nifty plan starts ci ...

Going for Kona

Unforgettable characters, epic love story, page-turning mystery. When her husband is killed in a hit-and-run bicycling accident, it takes all of Michele’s strength not to burrow into their bed for the rest of her life. But she promised herself she’d do the Kona Ironman Triathlon in Adrian’s honor, and someone seems to be stalking her family, so she slogs through the pain to keep herself on track. ...

Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery

Stolen artifacts, a missing anthropologist and a tenacious amateur sleuth. American art history student Zelda Richardson is back and embroiled in another exciting art-related mystery! This time she's working at an anthropology museum in Amsterdam on an exhibition of artifacts from the Asmat region of Papua – the same area where a famous American anthropologist disappeared in 1961. When the anthrop ...

Fountains and Secrets

In bustling, affluent ancient Rome during the reign of Emperor Claudius, status matters—yet some dare to ignore it. And some dare to defy social conventions. Inspired by Jesus’s radical views, unconventional Livia Aemilia cares little about stuffy Roman dignity. She’d rather help others and solve crimes. But when her new husband forbids her from sleuthing, she continues in secret and soon learns t ...

Grave New World (Down & Dirty Supernatural Cleaning Services, #1)

Sometimes you have to play dirty. I’m Paige Harper and I clean up supernatural messes. But my personal life is something I can’t seem to straighten out. I accidentally married a fae, and even though we've been divorced for years, Jax still manages to land me in hot water. Like, putting my house on the table at a high stakes poker game type of hot. Now, he's been arrested for murder and the cops wa ...

Whisper Creek: A Logan McKenna Book 7

One murder. Four suspects. Endless motives. Can Logan untangle a web of lies before the bodies start piling up?

Logan McKenna is troubled by good news. After accepting her long-time boyfriend’s proposal, the talented musician worries her unexpectedly profitable viral music video will throw their happy relationship out of whack. Needing space to clear her head, she travels to Oregon ...

Dollars or Death

A popular TV game show is filming in The Sisters, and everyone wants their chance to win instant cash on Dollars or Death. The final rounds are called Sudden Death but for one unlucky player, it’s not just sudden. It’s final. That’s not the only chaos taking place in Madison deCordova’s life. In a Pinch Professional Services is temping at 3 G Fun Station in Riverton, and someone isn’t playing by ...

Murder After Hours

Whose secret is a motive for murder? Sandra is murdered while working late at the office and the investigation drives Detective Elliot crazy because everyone has secrets. Ian is trying to hide illicit activities, Henry has a darker, hidden side, George needs money and will make it any way he can, Nathan wants escape from a mundane existence, Brody seeks power and respect, and Brooke wants to ...

The Gaslight Bandits

A little Old West, some Science Fiction, A bit Victorian Steampunk, a touch of Mystery and Romance, and a whole lot of Fun! When the law comes knocking at her door, sixteen-year-old Francis Dominique answers with a strength and resilience born of tragedy. After her father killed her mother, Francis is left with the responsibility of caring for her two younger sisters in the wild and untamed col ...

A Grave Error

There's no such thing as gargoyles ... right?

Mystic Pieces

Aly doesn't believe in psychics. Too bad she just had a vision. Future scientists don't see things that aren't real. Aly’s got enough on her plate, with finishing her degree and taking care of her nephew and starting her new job at the antique store while drooling over the owner's gorgeous son. No time for visions. Alas, the universe doesn't care what Aly believes. When she turns 21, she starts to ...

Monterey Bay Mystery

Amanda Warren is looking for a second chance in the cozy coastal town of Ocean Wood, but what she finds is a psychic cat and a purrfectly puzzling mystery!

Out of luck and out of money, Amanda’s pink dog grooming van is running on fumes when she rolls into the foggy town of Ocean Wood. Seeking a new beginning and a reunion with her twin sister, she finds her sister missi ...

Val Ryker Thrillers

A Scaly Tail of Murder

Frankie Chandler is finally at peace with her life. She’s engaged to Detective Martin Bowers, her pet psychic business is booming, and she’s overcome the emotional residue of a past relationship that destroyed her self-respect. Just when everything’s going swell, trouble strolls through her front door. Jeffrey Ross, the ex-boyfriend who betrayed her, needs Frankie’s help. To get rid of him, she ...

Christmas Grift

A corpse, a cantankerous camel, an entertaining array of suspects, and a yule tide of problems along the way…it must be a Flo and Agnes Christmas! Who would have guessed Agnes would rub Penelope the cranky camel the wrong way? Or that Flo would find herself ankle deep in camel dung while fending off a masked murderer? Or that TC would, once again, get on the wrong side of her handsome detective in ...

Seduction of Crowns

A boy-band heart throb. A violent kidnap. A female cop’s daring rescue. A spark to fire the passion of love.

When Sergeant Sophia Castellana stumbles into an international terrorist attack, things are not as they seem. Global forces beyond her grasp sweep her up into an audacious scheme to re-unite a world in chaos Superstar Charles Gonin wants his rescuer Sophia by his ...

Murder Among Friends

Five friends went into the woods. Only four return. Can Charlie get to the bottom of what happened and why?

The Witches Of Enchanted Bay

Welcome to Enchanted Bay, a picture-perfect small town on the coast of Northern California. Meg Walton comes from a long line of witches. It's a secret her family has been keeping for generations. The Waltons have been living a quiet existence, running the local donut shop in town. All that changes when a murder occurs. Enter Connor Smith, Meg's former crush, who left for San Francisco ten years b ...

The Terrowin Hotel Mysteries

The Fatal Family Function will be on sale for 0.99 cents 5/16-5/18.
The Secret Terror Below will be on sale for 0.99 cents 5/16-5/18.

 

Deep within the recesses of the Terrowin Hotel, lies a haunting history teeming with hidden secrets and lost treasures, as well as a looming sense of danger.  Jamie Sharpe, the current owner, is forced to confront one mystery a ...

Lights, Camera, Murder: Reality TV Cozy Mysteries 1

Anything can happen on a reality show, though finding a body on set—and live on air—is new. Melissa McBallister is young, rich, and beautiful but frustrated. She wants nothing more than to be a famous author like her mother. When the opportunity to be on a new reality TV show comes her way, she grabs the chance, hoping to find some inspiration. When a castmate is murdered during a live broadcast a ...

Gin & Ghosts

A psychic raven, meddling ghosts, and a few odd locals serve up trouble on the island of Capers Cove! Bartender Edie Allan might be a little odd, she can talk to ghosts and her pet raven, Poe, but she turns sleuth when a body shows up in the sand, and she discovers the cute new tavern owner might just be a murderer! Edie and her best friend, Officer Jessica Cho, begin an impossible search for clue ...

The Secret Terror Beneath

Jamie Sharpe, the latest heir to the Sharpe legacy, becomes entranced by the mystifying allure of her inheritance. But as she ventures deeper into the Terrowin’s ...

Portrait of a Dead Guy

“LAUGH-OUT-LOUD FUNNY AND AS SOUTHERN AS SWEET TEA AND CHEESE GRITS” From Wall Street Journal bestselling author, Larissa Reinhart. The first in the sassy and Southern Cherry Tucker cozy mystery series, a Woman’s World Magazine 2018 book club pick, Daphne Du Maurier finalist, The Emily finalist, Dixie Kane Memorial Winner, and Night Owl Review top pick. "Reinhart is a truly talented author and t ...

Endangered Species

When sixteen-year-old Madison Brenna goes missing from her home in Arizona, her mother, Faith, reaches out to the half-sister she has never met, to ask for help. Her half-sister, Brenda Corrino is a former police detective who currently works as a private investigator in Connecticut. When Faith asks her to travel to Arizona to investigate her daughter’s disappearance, Brenda agrees to help, even t ...

Saving Grace

Romance, suspense, and a little voodoo. Sloppy drinking habits. Stunted love life. Professional humiliation in a doomed celebrity trial. It’s no wonder high-strung Texas attorney Katie flees for the serenity of a tropical island, even if it’s the one where her parents died in a tragic accident. But when she gets there, the accident looks a lot like murder, the island seems more sinister than seren ...

The Writer

"Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth." 
-Oscar Wilde

College journalist Adele Plank has been granted a rare interview with one-time bestselling author, Decklan Stone. He is a man largely withdrawn from the world following the tragic death of his young wife twenty-seven years earlier. Adele ventures to the writer ...

Gone and Done It

When landscaper Baxley Powell’s shovel strikes a human skull, she bargains with the sheriff. If she solves the cold case, she becomes his new crime consultant. She sees the victim’s face while dreamwalking, but linking her vision to tangible proof isn’t easy. Meanwhile, Native Americans protest that their burial grounds are being disturbed, prompting a media circus. Then Baxley discovers a murder ...

Safe Harbor: A Logan McKenna Mystery Book 5

A charter boat captain is found murdered on his own boat. One of the last to see him alive makes Logan a suspect…and the killer’s next target.

During the first vacation she's taken in years, Logan looks forward to sharing the beauty of the Oregon coast with Ben and her family. They quickly immerse themselves in summer fun. Ocean walks, caramel corn by the fire, a visit to the aq ...

The Dive Shack Collection: Books 1 & 2

Books 1 & 2 of the Dive Shack Mysteries. Shelby and Jesse are back on the island they love, living at a dive resort while Jesse delves into research for his dissertation. Shelby’s life gets interesting after the quirky and colorful resort baker takes her under her wing, a scruffy beach dog moves onto her porch, and she adopts an adorable kitten. ★In Book One, a disagreeable tourist dies, and s ...

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 ...

BERKSHIRES COZY MYSTERIES

Berkshire Mountains, Massachusetts, 1931. Aggie Burnside is ready for her next chapter. But when her New York job falls through unexpectedly, the registered nurse jumps at another opportunity and moves to her best friend’s hometown. Though she’s ...

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 ...

Body in the Woods

Murder. Mayhem. A madcap lady vicar. In the village of Upton St. Mary, gossip arises as word spreads that a body has been found in the woods. Once the investigation begins, the forensic team finds that it has been there for years. But the question remains: who was buried there all those years ago?

Murder: Act Two

Are love of adventure and loyalty traits worth dying for? Maddy is your typical fun-loving drama queen. Her new acting career and adventurous nature put her right in the middle of a deadly poisoning during Act Two of the play. But, does she play too much? Lea is a loyal friend, perhaps to a fault. Her loyalty involves her in the murder when a friend becomes the main suspect. Could she be wrong abo ...

Lovin' You Crazy

Murder suspect Thomasina Murphy gambles on her childhood friend a smart, untested PI to reveal the real killer and bury her secrets.

When the impulsive Thomasina (Tommie) Murphy is invited to dinner at an elegant Florida home, she’s shocked to find her host shot point-blank in the library. As the police examine her pa ...

Dose Vidanya

Silver Hills Senior and Singles Residence isn’t exactly a boring place. Home to a death predicting cat named Tolstoy, a night manager who may or may not suck blood and float above the floor, a cook with mad voodoo and pie baking powers, and a trio of nosy sleuths who are determined to get to the bottom of the corpse in the library (maybe literally)…some might say things couldn’t get any weirder. S ...

Murder On The Menu (Recipe For Disaster Mystery Book 1)

A dead celebrity chef boss. A mysterious and handsome new neighbor. A past she's desperate to forget. Lizzie's got a lot on her plate! A fun romantic mystery with all the right ingredients. Celebrity chefs, a yummy special agent and baking.

Angelina Bonaparte Mysteries Box Set (Books 1-3)

A divorcee in search of justice. A detective stuck in his old ways. Can an unlikely partnership survive a criminal conspiracy?

Three suspenseful mystery novels. Over 800 pages of justice served with a side of sass.

After her messy divorce, Angelina Bonaparte refuses to let any man hold her back. She’s even opened a private eye practice to help other victims of relationsh ...

Always Room for Cupcakes

One day I was be-bopping along jamming to the music in my head while wondering if my thighs could handle grabbing a cupcake on the way home. The next thing I knew, my entire world crashed and burned. I used to wake up at night in a sweat, crying because I’d dreamt that my husband was cheating on me, or that he hated me, and resented my kids. He’d always hold me close and tell me it was all jus ...

Death on the Danube: A New Year’s Murder in Budapest

Who knew a New Year’s trip to Budapest could be so deadly? The tour must go on – even with a killer in their midst! In this series starter, tour guide Lana Hansen must sleuth out who is killing her clients before she also ends up floating in the Danube. The Travel Can Be Murder Cozy Mysteries are heartwarming stories about making friends, traveling, and celebrating new experiences. Join Lana as sh ...

Death and a Crocodile

2021 Golden Scroll Novel of the Year In first-century Rome, sensible young ladies don't investigate crimes, but Livia Aemlia doesn't let stuffy conventions stand in her way. When her father is murdered and her innocent brother blamed for the crime, Livia and her spunky maidservant pound the ancient Roman pavements in search of the killer. Can she uncover the culprit before powerful men realize wha ...

ICED

Julienne has her ideal job as an event planner at a prestigious resort. During a luncheon event she coordinated, a renowned celebrity pastor is killed next to the buffet. All eyes turn to her as the suspect. If she wants to stay out of jail or even keep her job, Julienne needs all the help she can get to solve the crime. She has her work cut out for her with a vengeful high school rival now report ...

Grand Theft Cargo

Grand Theft Cargo, the first book in The Cargo Series, introduces readers to a different side of trucking with sassy Jojo, sweet Tyler Boone and the new guy, Jersey P.I. turned trucker, Gator Natoli. In this world of big rigs, white lines and traffic jams, long-haul truckers are the good guys. Not only are they hauling cargo and providing services, they’re battling the elements, solving crimes and ...

Prestige, Privilege & Murder

A divorce decree is made null and void by murder.Stacie Maroni, HR specialist and trauma counselor, isn't prepared for the murder of her estranged husband. His death and custody of their Maltese, Jasper, barely sink in and someone is after her. Her in-laws and her husband’s law firm strive to keep up the pretense that all is above reproach and idyllic. As she goes through her husband’s effects, St ...

Justicar Jhee and the Hole in the World

Death never takes a holiday... Justicar Jhee is back! Between corruption and civil unrest, Galleon City has all the elements for a perfect storm of murder... Storied Galleon City is the central point in the Empire; the place where the Storm Shield protects the Blessed Isles from the wrath that surrounds them. But it is also a city that is being ripped apart by restless factions and swamped with re ...

the CULL - Blood Kill

Katie goes through a change that could cost her her life! Amy takes on odds far in excess of her ability to handle them. She's completely off-the-rails. This is NOT the Amy Bree you think you know. For Katie, her most feared enemy is far closer to home than she could have ever imagined. She also learns a secret that will shake her to her very core! And has SANTA gone over to the enemy? This and MU ...

Ocean Alley Adventures

The first three books in the Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, set in the fictional Ocean Alley, NJ. Fiction you can share with your mom. Appraisal for Murder - Jolie returns to Ocean Alley. Soon she's appraising houses, dodging a low-level wise guy, and searching for a murderer. Rekindling Motives - Can a man who went missing during Prohibition be tied to a modern murder? When the Carny Comes to ...

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