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C T Mitchell is an Amazon bestselling author of mystery short reads and novels with a thriller edge. He is multiple 5 star recipient in the 2017 Readers Choice Awards for his novel Murder Secret (formerly published as Breaking Point).

Street educated, Australian-born C T Mitchell has traveled the world in his business dealings as a real estate negotiator encountering many interesting characters; some outright crooks. He brings these experiences as well as a love for mystery thrillers to his writing.





Murder At The Fete: Lady Margaret Turnbull Cozy Mystery (Best Cozy Mystery Series Book 1) $0 99

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"Poisoning is not random. It's personal"

In the essence of British detective mysteries, Murder at the Fete is the first of the murder mystery short stories by C T Mitchell which introduces us to Lady Margaret Turnbull, amateur private investigator.

UK born Lady Margaret Turnbull, the owner of Lawler’s Loft bed and breakfast, is a guest culinary judge at a village fete in Bangalow, Australia when a patron drops dead; poisoned after sampling a prize winning strawberry tart.

Tom Sullivan leads the detective investigation and initially diagnoses that Mrs. Davies died from a heart attack. But village busy body and part time woman sleuth Maggie Turnbull has other ideas, which to the annoyance of Detective Sullivan are usually right.

“Poisoning is not random. It’s a private, personal affair” is Maggie Turnbull’s credo for which she must untangle a web of lies and secrets that will require her to re-visit a 30 year old case to catch today’s perpetrator.

Murder mystery novels Australian author C T Mitchell masterfully creates a feast of twists and turns in this culinary mystery that will keep you guessing right to the end. Come sample this culinary cozy mysteryfrom a sleepy village Down Under.


Murder in the Village: A Lady Margaret Turnbull Cozy Mystery (Best Cozy Mystery Series Book 2)  

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UK born Lady Margaret Turnbull, the owner of Lawler’s Loft bed and breakfast, in the sleepy village of Bangalow, Australia is surprised that Detective Tom Sullivan has brought her a birthday gift. But both are completely dumbfounded when they open the box and discover a jar with a severed finger wearing an expensive engagement ring.

Detective Tom Sullivan is completely clueless as to why his aunt would send him such a gift. But village busy body and part time, amateur woman sleuth Maggie Turnbull has other ideas, which to the annoyance of Detective Sullivan are usually right.

“We have a finger; now we must find a body it was attached to” is Maggie Turnbull’s line of thought as she untangles a web of broken hearts, lies and secrets in order to catch a serial killer. He’s already killed 3 times; will Lady Margaret be able to prevent the 4th?

Mystery novel Australian crime fiction author C T Mitchell masterfully creates a feast of twists and turns in this international cozy mysteries series that will keep the pages turning. You won’t be able to put your finger on the murderer until the end in this short story novella from a sleepy village Down Under.


Murder in the Cemetery: A Lady Margaret Turnbull Cozy Mystery (Best Cozy Mystery Series Book 3)  

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UK born Lady Margaret Turnbull, bed and breakfast guesthouse owner and amateur woman sleuth, couldn’t resist an open door of a mausoleum in Bangalow’s cemetery, New South Wales, Australia. Her busy body nature overcame the darkness and the smell of dampness, enticing her inside to discover a young woman, stabbed through the heart; her body wedged between two tombs.

The museum doll facial appearance of the murdered woman, her expensive dress and Italian shoes deeply affects Lady Margaret. What was she doing in a cemetery after midnight? Was there a connection to her cooking class school? Was this a crime of passion or was she killed in a jealous tirade?

In this latest international cozy mystery series, Lady Margaret must call upon all of her intuitive and crime investigation powers to unravel a 20 year old secret of the reclusive Pemberthy family, well known British land estate owners in the region. Detective Tom Sullivan once again is lead from pillar to post in another amateur sleuth murder mystery; much to his annoyance.

Murder mystery novel Australian author C T Mitchell once again delivers a cozy mystery full of twists and turns that will keep you guessing right to the end in this short story novella. As a bonus he includes a gripping chapter of the culinary cozy mystery, Murder in the Village.


Murder in the Valley: A Lady Margaret Turnbull Cozy Mystery (Best Cozy Mystery Series Book 4)  

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UK born Lady Margaret Turnbull, the owner of Lawler’s Loft bed and breakfast, in Bangalow New South Wales, Australia, is asked by the wife of the local Barclays UK stockbroker, Winston Broad to investigate his disappearance. She is reluctant……. until he turns up dead.

Detective Tom Sullivan investigates and initially concludes that Mr. Broad has run afoul of a greedy property developer. But village busy body and part time woman sleuth Maggie Turnbull has other ideas, which to the annoyance of Detective Sullivan are usually right.

“Greed and money are common bed fellows” is Maggie Turnbull’s credo for which she must untangle a web of lies, deceit and secrets that will require her to dive deep into local government records to catch today’s perpetrator in this international cozy mysteries series.

Mystery novel Australian crime fiction author C T Mitchell masterfully creates a series of twists and turns in this amateur sleuth murder mystery that will keep you guessing right to the end. Come sample this short story novella from a sleepy village Down Under.


Murder at the Manor: A Lady Margaret Turnbull Cozy Mystery (Best Cozy Mystery Series Book 5)  

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Former UK British army Major, Digby Roberts, is found dead; poisoned during a birthday celebration given for his adopted daughter Natasha at his prestigious luxury manor on the outskirts of Bangalow, a sleepy country village in northern New South Wales, Australia.

Detective Tom Sullivan is called to investigate and is surprised to find Lady Margaret Turnbull already on the scene. He knows that she is way ahead on solving this murder mystery; much to his annoyance. Former UK resident Lady Margaret, the proud owner of Lawler's Loft, the region's finest bed and breakfast guesthouse, is also considered to be the village busy body and part time amateur sleuth. Together they work well.

"Poisoning is not random. It's a private, personal affair" is Maggies line of thought as this woman sleuth sorts her way through a myriad of suspects including a neglected, subservient wife, a drunkard bother in law and an over protective boyfriend - all with secrets to hide - making this crime fiction women sleuth novella even more captivating.

In his latest international cozy mysteries series, mystery novel Australian crime fiction author C T Mitchell serves up another feast of twists and turns that will keep you guessing right to the end. You won't pick the ending in this amateur sleuth murder mystery - in fact it will surprise you!


Murder in the Frame: A Lady Margaret Turnbull Cozy Mystery (Best Cozy Mystery Series Book 6) 

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When UK widow Lady Margaret Turnbull moves to Bangalow, Australia to set up her cooking school, she is looking forward to the quiet life. But just two weeks in, Maggie finds herself locked up in the town's police station accused of murdering high profile photographer Lucy Davidson.

In this latest culinary cozy mystery series, Lady Margaret must use all her women sleuth skills if she's to get out of this one. The police have her in the frame - her finger prints are all over the murder weapon.