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Dog Mysteries

Cate Lawley writes humorous, action-filled mysteries that frequently contain a paranormal twist.

When Cate's not tapping away at her keyboard or in deep contemplation of her next fanciful writing project, she's sweeping up hairy dust bunnies and watching British mysteries.

Cate is from Austin, Texas (where many of her stories take place) but has recently migrated north to Boise, Idaho, where soup season (her favorite time of year) lasts more than two weeks.

She's worked as an attorney, a dog trainer, and in various other positions, but writer is the hands-down winner. She's thankful readers keep reading, so she can keep writing!

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Outdoor Adventure Thriller Series

W.C.Hoffman is a lifelong resident of Michigan.

If you took a guy who loves to hunt and fish and then made him a professional magician with a decade long career in law enforcement who also enjoys his work as an ordained wedding officiant you would have W.C. Hoffman.

A loving husband and father of two, his writing utilizes the outdoors knowledge he has gained over the years he has spent chasing game in the wildest areas of North America. Hoffman's unique life skills are often evident in his novels.

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Christian Women's Fiction - New Release + 99c

Amazon Best-Selling author K.M. Daughters is the penname for team writers and sisters, Pat Casiello and Kathie Clare nee Lynch. The author name is dedicated to the memory of their parents, Katherine and Michael, the "K" and "M" in K.M. Daughters. Inspired by their father who wrote children's books for them when they were small and their mother's love of romance novels, K.M. Daughters was "born" in 2005 at a Romance Writers of America national conference when the sisters plotted their first manuscript.

K.M. Daughters has published sixteen award-winning novels garnering rave reviews.

K.M. Daughters resides in Illinois and North Carolina with husbands Nick and Tom, a total of five children and eight grandchildren between them.

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Mystery from Frank Talaber

Frank Talaber, Writer by Soul


A natural storyteller, whose compelling thoughts are freed from the depths of the heart and the subconscious before being poured onto the page.

Literature written beyond the realms of genre he is known to grab readers; kicking, screaming, laughing or crying and drag them into his novels.

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USA Today bestselling author Liz Gavin has had her books make to #1 in countries as diverse as Japan, the UK, the US, Canada, Australia and her home country Brazil, collecting 5 and 4-star reviews. Nominated for a Summer Indie Book Award in 2016, and again in 2017, this romance writer constantly seeks new opportunities to improve her craft.

This thirst for knowledge propelled Liz to leave the comforts of family and friends in Brazil and move to California to pursue a Master's degree in late 2015. She lives in sunny SoCal, where she's researching the writing process, for her thesis, in hopes to figure out why she creates in English instead of her native Portuguese.

Liz Gavin writes in contemporary, paranormal, and historical genres. In her sexy stories, one finds smart, independent women, who don't need rescuing by knights in shining armor, but indulge in steamy action with swoony Alpha males with big hearts. She also writes about women discovering their sexuality and finding happiness in unconventional setups.

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Culinary Cozy Mysteries from Summer Prescott

Summer Prescott is a USA Today and Wall Street Journal Best-Selling Author, who has penned nearly one hundred Cozy Mysteries, and one rather successful Thriller, The Quiet Type, which debuted in the top 50 of its genre. As owner of Summer Prescott Books Publishing, Summer is responsible for a combined catalog of over two hundred Cozy Mysteries and Thrillers. Mentoring and helping new Cozy writers launch their careers has long been a passion of Summer's, and she has played a key role in the incredible success of Cozy writers such as Patti Benning and Carolyn Q. Hunter.

Summer enjoys travel, and is honored to be a featured speaker at the International Writer's Conference in Cuenca, Ecuador, in May 2018. The event draws writers from all over the world.
In an exciting development, Summer has recently been asked to write monthly for her favorite magazine, Atomic Ranch. Having been an Interior Decorator before giving up her business to write full-time, Summer is thrilled by the opportunity and looking forward to having her writing published in the only magazine to which she actually subscribes.

Summer is a doting mother to four grown children, and lives in Champaign, Illinois with her Standard Poodle, Elvis.

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Paranormal Mysteries & a Free Short Story

Lynn is the author of over twenty romantic suspense and mystery novels. A native of Louisiana, most of her books are set in her home state. NIGHT MAGIC was recognized for Excellence in Romance Fiction by Romantic Times Magazine. Her novel,  After All, was adapted for a television movie by Black Entertainment Television (BET). Lynn has been nominated several times for awards, and in 2006 won three Emma Awards for Kiss Lonely Goodbye as part of the Romance Slam Jam conference. Her latest novels are

Devil's Swamp and Die Trying. She also the author of the Triple Trouble cozy mystery series featuring three unlikely female sleuths and ten romantic suspense novels. Go to www.lynnemery.com to see all of Lynn's books and read her blog.

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A Darker Shade of Midnight (Book 1)
Between Dusk and Dawn (Book 2)
Only By Moonlight (Book 3)
Into the Mist (Book 4)
Third Sight Into Darkness (Book 5)
Devil's Swamp (Book 6)

What reviewers have had to say about Lynn's books:

"Beginning with the cover, this book is superbly written and rendered. It's beautiful and the storyline is enthralling." Francine Craft (A Darker Shade of Midnight)
"A superb storyteller." Greg Langley, The Advocate (Sweet Mystery)

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One of those rare breeds, Amber Kallyn is an Arizona native who can trace her family's history through six generations in the state. She lives with her family. Included in the menagerie are many cats (though there's always room for more).

Amber loves the paranormal, from dragons to werewolves to vampires. She's currently at work on her next book, probably running around the house acting out a fight scene with her collection of swords and daggers. Or maybe, wishing she had claws to practice the other fight scenes.

A voracious lover of the written word, Amber found at an early age that she could read fast. Really fast. She devours novels by the day, novellas by the hour, and is always looking to get her hands on more.

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USA Today bestseller Elana Johnson writes adult contemporary beach romance. She is the author of over 130 books across two names, and there's nothing better than sun, sand, and swoon-worthy kisses! (Unless it's a sweet-and-sexy cowboy - read those under her pen name of Liz Isaacson.)

Learn more about her sweet beach romances at www.elanajohnson.com. Join her texting group by sending the word SAND to 474747 and get exclusive sales, freebies, and more.

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Troy Lambert is a suspense thriller author, and his work includes Broken Bones, a collection of his short stories, Redemption, Temptation, and Confession, all part of the Samuel Elijah Johnson series. He also co-authored the horror-thriller Satanarium, co-authored with Poppet and published by Wild Wolf Publishing, Stray Ally published by Tirgearr Publishing and an erotic thriller novella, One Night in Boise, part of the "City Nights" series also by Tirgearr Publishing. He also has a couple of shorts in the Ridge Falls Series, Typewriter Repair Shop and Into the Darkness, another collection written with Marlie Harris.

Mr. Lambert began his writing life at a young age, penning the as yet unpublished George and the Giant Castle at age six. He grew up in southern Idaho, and after many adventures, Troy returned to Boise, Idaho where he works as a freelance writer, analyst, and editor and owns his own company, Unbound Media.

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Humorous and Heartwarming Women's Fiction

Holly Kerr grew up as a country girl but now calls Toronto home. After 'retiring' from her job to raise her three kids, Holly jumped into writing very quietly while her kids took very long, enforced naps. Now the author of eleven books, ranging from action-packed Chick Lit, fun rom-com/mom-com, and sister-saga woman's fiction, she has even tried her hand at writing middle-grade dragon tales for her kids. Holly stays awake with countless cups of tea, the occasional Pepsi, before-dinner wine, and a weekly dirty martini.

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Enthralling Romantic Mysteries

Lynn is the author of over twenty romantic suspense and mystery novels. A native of Louisiana, most of her books are set in her home state. NIGHT MAGIC was recognized for Excellence in Romance Fiction by Romantic Times Magazine. Her novel,  After All, was adapted for a television movie by Black Entertainment Television (BET). Lynn has been nominated several times for awards, and in 2006 won three Emma Awards for Kiss Lonely Goodbye as part of the Romance Slam Jam conference. Her latest novels are

Devil's Swamp and Die Trying. She also the author of the Triple Trouble cozy mystery series featuring three unlikely female sleuths and ten romantic suspense novels. Go to www.lynnemery.com to see all of Lynn's books and read her blog. Get a free mystery short story when you sign up for Lynn's mailing list https://www.subscribepage.com/s1y8j8
Happy reading!

A Darker Shade of Midnight (Book 1)
Between Dusk and Dawn (Book 2)
Only By Moonlight (Book 3)
Into the Mist (Book 4)
Third Sight Into Darkness (Book 5)
Devil's Swamp (Book 6)

What reviewers have had to say about Lynn's books:

"Beginning with the cover, this book is superbly written and rendered. It's beautiful and the storyline is enthralling." Francine Craft (A Darker Shade of Midnight)
"A superb storyteller." Greg Langley, The Advocate (Sweet Mystery)

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A Nautical Murder Mystery Series

Charles J Thayer, a retired bank financial executive and corporate board member, has published numerous professional articles and books that provide practical guidance to bank executives and board members.

Charles now combines his years of financial experience with his personal travels to write a new financial thriller series; The Paradox Murder Mysteries, featuring Steve Wilson, a financial investigator. Steve's specialty is solving financial crimes and, in each 'stand-alone' story, his suspicions and curiosity about events related to an 'accidental' death places his life in danger.

Charles and his wife, Molly, and their rescue dog, Scupper, enjoy cruising in the Bahamas and along the East Coast from Florida to Maine aboard their Duffy 37, a Maine built lobster boat with a custom interior.

Charles enjoyed a fifty-year career in the banking industry having served as an executive officer and as a board member of several banking institutions.

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SciFi Series of Gods Meddling With Humans

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After working for several years as a professor in Brazil, C. Hofsetz moved to the United States and changed careers. Currently, he is a Software Engineer Manager by day, and a writer by night.

Software engineering and computers have been his passion since he was a teenager, but he's been reading novels for longer than writing code. One day, he couldn't help it anymore. He wrote the first chapter of a book. How bad could it be? But things escalated quickly. Next thing he knew, he was writing yet another chapter, and then the next. He tried to hide it, but his family knew he was up to something.

When they figured out what he was doing, it was too late--he accidentally had written a whole book.

The result of this journey is Challenges of The Gods, a story about a fantastic world of gods meddling with humans.

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Four Mysteries from Judy Moore

Judy Moore is the author of the popular thriller, The Mother-in-Law, as well as four mystery novels: Somebody in the Neighborhood, Murder in Vail, Murder at the Country Club and most recently, A Book Signing To Die For. She has also written numerous novellas, including the Christmas anthology "Christmas Interrupted," which contains three novellas: "Airport Christmas," "The Holiday House Sitter," and "The Hitchhiker on Christmas Eve."

She has a master's degree in journalism from the University of Florida and worked as a newspaper reporter, magazine feature writer, and publications editor for several years. A former tennis pro, Ms. Moore's writing background also includes sports writing, and athletes from various sports are sprinkled throughout some of her novels. A lifelong resident of Florida, she currently resides in Vero Beach.

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Witch's Familiars Cozy Mystery Series

Nobody really cares that Sam Cheever is a USA Today and WSJ Bestselling Author. Nobody cares that she's written a whole ton of fun and snappy books. Let's face it, the most interesting thing about Sam is the fact that she's a dogaholic. Yeah, there's no Dogaholic's Anonymous chapter that can help her. Believe me, she's looked. So Sam deals with her problem the best way she knows how. She digs into the mountains of personal experiences (mostly involving dog poo) to write GREAT dog characters.

Oh, and there are some people in her books too. She's also pretty good at those.

Want to ask Sam about her dogs...erm...books? You can connect with her at one of the following places. Just don't ask her why she has 14 dogs. Nobody in the whole wide world can answer that.

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Native American Historical Romance

Writing under the pen names of Karen Kay and Gen Bailey, Karen is a multi-published author of Native American historical romances. She has been praNised by reviewers and fans alike for bringing the historic American Indian culture to life, and she has been nominated for several different awards. Karen's great-grandmother was Choctaw Indian, and because of this, she is honored to be able to write stories that depict the Native American point of view.

All of her books concern the Native American culture, and says Karen, "With the power and passion of romance, I hope to bring about an awareness of the vital forces that helped shape the American Indian culture. There are some things that should never be forgotten."

THE SCOUT:  Traditionally, North American Indian tribes called their scouts wolves.  These scouts were the most trusted individuals within the tribe, belonging to a mysterious medicine society of their own.  Upon their trusted word stood the well-being and safety of the tribe and every member in it.  Even chiefs bowed down to the wisdom of their scouts.  These men were warriors, trackers and trailblazers, but most of all these were men of incredible skill and pride.  This series honors them.

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A Sweet Baking Cozy Mystery Series

Cheryl is a USA Today bestselling author from beautiful Auckland, New Zealand with two alter egos: C.A. Phipps who writes cozy mysteries and sweet romance, and Cheryl Phipps who writes contemporary romance and Women’s Fiction. 

She loves stories filled with feisty heroines, suave heroes, and wonderful small towns, and crafting her own heart-warming tales of strong family ties, mixed in with a little romance, humor, and delicious baking!

The Maple Lane Mysteries are light, cozy mysteries featuring a quirky cat-loving bakery owner who discovers she’s a talented amateur sleuth.

No swearing, gore or graphic scenes.

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Zinfandel Affair: Romantic Paranormal Mystery (Magic in the Vineyards Book 3)For up-to-date information about D.N. Leo's novels and new releases and up-coming releases, please visit: http://dnleo.com

D.N. Leo is an Australian author. She is known by her fans for The Multiverse Collection, containing series of novels across romantic urban fantasy, supernatural suspense mystery, thriller and action adventure.

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Free Prequel and First Book Free in this Mystery/Thriller Series

J. J. Cagney is the mystery/thriller pen name of USA Today bestselling author Alexa Padgett. Her debut mystery, A Pilgrimage of Death, was named to Kirkus Reviews' 100 Best Books of 2018, 2019 National Indie Excellence Awards winner, and Goodreads Best Mysteries of the 2010s.

Cagney holds a bachelor's in international marketing and spent part of her twenties as the marketing director for an elite sports management firm. And, yes, she did her requisite stint with a dotcom back in the early 2000s, first as a marketing coordinator and then as a content manager. She's penned work for a variety of websites and magazines, and she worked as a literary agent for Irene Webb Literary.

She lives in northern New Mexico with her husband, children, about a million fish, and their Great Pyrenees, Ash. Kirkus Reviews called Cagney's latest mystery, An Artifact of Death, "An exhilarating entry in a thoroughly enjoyable series."

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Suspenseful Serial Killer Thriller Series

Willow Rose is a multi-million-copy best-selling Author and an Amazon ALL-star Author of more than 70 novels. Her books are sold all over the world.

She writes Mystery, Thriller, Paranormal, Romance, Suspense, Horror, Supernatural thrillers, and Fantasy.

Willow's books are fast-paced, nail-biting pageturners with twists you won't see coming. That's why her fans call her The Queen of Scream.

Several of her books have reached the Kindle top 10 of ALL books in the US, UK, and Canada. She has sold more than three million books all over the world.

Willow lives on Florida's Space Coast with her husband and two daughters. When she is not writing or reading, you will find her surfing and watch the dolphins play in the waves of the Atlantic Ocean.

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GAIL DALEY is a self-taught artist and writer with a background in business. An omnivorous reader, she was inspired by her son, also a writer, to finish some of the incomplete novels she had begun over the years. She is heavily involved in local art groups and fills her time reading, writing, painting in acrylics, and spending time with her husband of 40 plus years. Currently her family is owned by two cats, a mischievous kitten called Mab (after the fairy queen of air and darkness) and a Gray Princess named Moonstone. In the past, the family shared their home with many dogs, cats and a Guinea Pig, all of whom have passed over the rainbow bridge. A recent stomach surgery and a bout with breast cancer has slowed her down a little, but she continues to write and paint.

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