Mystery-Cozy

In$ured to the Hilt

Everyone wants to make money off of insurance. In In$ured to the Hilt (75,360 words) this includes a greedy claimant, an ambitious administrative assistant, a desperate insurance agent, and a man obsessed with maintaining his reputation. In the end, they are all “insured to the hilt,” some more literally than others. John Smith, a failed private detective turned claims adjuster with Universal Hear ...

Killer Finds

Antique hunter Anne Hillstrom’s whirlwind shopping tour to Paris comes to a dead stop, as dead as the man sitting next to her on the plane. And to make matters worse, her identity has been stolen, leaving her to face her worst nightmare. She must sell all her precious antiques with the help of her business partner and co-blogger, CC Muller. Together, they open a pop-up antique store in the quaint ...

Inn the Spirit of Trickery

The Grand Opening is set for the Spirits of Texas Inn, and Hannah Duncan has one goal – Go Big, or Go Home

After her uncle gifts her the tiny hamlet of Hannah, Texas, the reluctant owner accepts the challenge of a new career. The town (a loose definition, at best) has one claim to fame—the historic stagecoach stop, otherwise known as the Spi ...

Death Takes A Break

Christie Taylor is tired of dealing with death. She decides to travel more to Comfort, Texas. Yet as soon as she arrives, she finds that Pop is fighting off developers intent on getting their homestead. Worried that her cantankerous father is going to cause problems, Christie is determined to get things settled before she leaves. But when someone tries to run down her father and a body is found on ...

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 ...

Birth of the Black Orchids: A Light-Hearted Christmas Tale of Going Home, Starting Over, and Murder—With Cats

When the Christmas grand opening to his small-town enterprise is crashed by a killer, will this young lawyer’s fresh start get buried?

Beauchamp, Texas. JD Thompson has had his fill of stuffy legal offices. Escaping corporate law to go all-in with friends operating out of a Victorian mansion, the socially in-tune attorney prays he can pay off his student debt while serving the greater g ...

Paradise Valley Mystery Series (7 Book Series)

Emily Parker thought she had a perfect life…until the night her dashing private-eye husband was murdered. After the police decide the case has grown cold, she becomes determined to find out for herself who killed him. As she beg ...

Beyond Mercy, Book 2 of the Beyond Mysteries

How far will the town of Beyond go to survive?

Halloween approaches, and a cold wind is blowing when Paula Vega leaves her hometown of Atlanta and moves to Beyond, a picturesque small town nestled in the North Carolina Mountains. She hopes her new job as a B&B manager will bring a little peace and quiet to her life and rejuvenate her sagging writing career.

But those hopes evaporat ...

Temporarily Insane

Bad job. Wrong love. And Murder. Hattie Cooks is still searching for her dream job and one might be available...in the Big Apple, far from friends, family, and Allan Wellborn, the man who still makes her heart race. In the meantime, she finds temporary employment at an accounting firm where mishaps and murder are definitely fishy. Detective Allan Wellborn dropped Hattie for Blonde Bimbo who, coinc ...

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 ...

Murder in the Arboretum

Another murder in small town Cold Creek has tensions rising. Clive Johnson, the groundskeeper at Cold Creek College, is a convenient scapegoat for a police chief. Convinced Chief Pfeiffe has it all wrong, Sheridan Hendley sets out to help prove Clive's innocence. Not everyone is pleased by her enthusiastic search for the truth.

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 ...

Hamburgers, Homicide and a Honeymoon

When a belated honeymoon to London intertwines with an international tattoo awards ceremony, things takes a horrific turn when a celebration with new friends abruptly ends with the untimely death of one of the guests. Twists, turns and red herrings abound as the investigation into the death becomes more complex and, as Charlotte and husband Nathan look forward to the birth of their first child ...

The Postman Always Dies Twice

Postmen. Poltergeists. Poteen. When former San Francisco cop, Maggie Doyle, extends her stay in Ireland, dealing with more murder and mayhem isn’t on her to-do list. The instant Maggie and her UFO-enthusiast friend discover the dead body of the Whisper Island postman, Maggie’s plans to chill for the next two months are put on ice. After Police Sergeant Reynolds, Maggie’s handsome neighbor, arrests ...

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 ...

Sharpe Mind

Who knew knitting could be so deadly!

Former teacher turned reporter Deena Sharpe craves more adventure than covering dull city council meetings in the small town of Maycroft, Texas. But when she follows a hunch to investigate a story lead, she finds a dead body and becomes suspect number one.

To make matters worse, a new psychic in town has residents on edge. Strange happen ...

Death Changes Everything

With Casper, Wyoming's only homicide detective out of commission, Jake Rand and his wife Emma step in to crack the latest case. Will the accidental detectives be able to keep the killer from striking again?

Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate (book 1) is a cozy mystery with an astrology theme. Meet the middle-aged Alcott sisters: Madge, Lila Mae and Dorothea, heiresses to the Alcott Chocolate fortune and mavens of Houston’s elite River Oaks. Madge ambushes Lila Mae with Dorothea’s manipulative plea: she can’t care for Bernie, their 92-year old father, any longer. Lila Mae explodes in a hissy fit—she had warned Dorothea ye ...

Body on the Ballot

Jake Rand decides to run for County Attorney, but a shooter takes center stage at his debate with rival Clint Taylor. Add protesters, punches and stabbings and politics isn't just personal in Casper, Wyoming, it's downright deadly!

Louisiana Hotshot

WANTED: HOTSHOT P.I. WITH NEAR SUPER-HUMAN SKILLS. Confirmed grump Eddie Valentino placed the ad. Hotshot twenty-something Talba Wallis knew exactly how to answer it. And thus was born the dynamic duo of New Orleans private detectives.

Sorcery and Suspects

When Addie Keane finds a dead body at a wedding reception, her witchy senses light up in a way that cries murder. Even though the hot sheriff declares the death an accident, she suspects foul play, and if she can unravel the clues in her visions, she not only puts a murderer behind bars, she will be one step closer to freeing her family from the centuries-old curse that controls their supernatura ...