Mystery-Women Sleuths

The Death of Knowledge (A Scolaris Mystery Book 1)

Deadly knowledge. A killer on the loose. She’s ‘maid’ a fatal mistake… As a second-generation servant, the Great Library of Scolaris is the only home Quill has ever known, a place of refuge after her father left town following her mother’s tragic death. Seemingly, her unusual world is perfect. A utopia built on pursuing knowledge for the common good. Every citizen assigned a role, content wi ...

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 ...

HIT AND RUN

IS THIS HIT-AND-RUN AN ACCIDENT. . .OR MURDER? The police say Cate’s death is an accident, but her brother believes it was murder. Lea and her father, a former chief of police, are asked to look into the case. The suspects are plentiful. The kind of politician who gives politics a bad name, a real estate developer who values profit above all else, a fiancé involved in drugs, and a cop who ma ...

Savannah Sleuth

Though born to heirloom pearls, designer dresses and lush garden parties, Savannah social icon Patricia Falcon and three of her closest friends spend their days in Savannah's dark side rescuing abused women. Patricia's darling mother, a prominent philanthropist, drops dead, and the police are baffled by her untimely death. Patricia recruits her three friends to help her investigate what she believ ...

The Fool on the Hill in a Convertible

It’s 1967. Beatles’ songs are playing everywhere. Torrey is trying to put her broken-hearted life back together. She helps her dad and brother in the family’s surf shop in the friendly little beach community of Mission Cove. But when someone falls off Sunset Cliffs to their death, Torrey gets emeshed in a mystery she'd rather escape. The Fool on the Hill in a Convertible is a cozy mystery novella ...

A Dead Sister

“The worst kind of truth is better than the best lie, Jessica.” Jessica Huntington hopes Bernadette is right as she races headlong into trouble to discover the truth about the death of a high school friend, Kelly Fontana. Because she was the victim of a hit-and-run accident in a hotel parking lot in Palm Springs, the investigation into Kelly's death quickly grew cold. Now more than a decade later ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Not Me! Speluncaphobia, Secrets and Hidden Treasure (A Macavity & Me Mystery)

Aztec gold artifacts from the 16th Century, a fake treasure map, and cryptic clues leading to a cave in the Canadian wilderness— • Feuding family members • A suspicious death and surfeit of suspects • A sailboat trip up the Inside Passage and . . . a stowaway cat Two cousins get together to investigate the death of a favorite uncle and to honor his legacy by fulfilling his dream to recover Aztec g ...

Three-Day Weekends Are Murder

If you love smart women sleuths, murder and deception, and more twists and turns than a rough ride on a turbulent ocean – this book is for you! Maddy was looking forward to spending the holiday weekend with her handsome detective boyfriend in their sleepy, beachside community….until she ran into the last person in the world she wanted to see – her ex-husband. But when a woman is found strang ...

Val Ryker Thrillers

Death by Flamenco: An Easter Murder in Seville

PREORDER NOW - BOOK 7 IN THE TRAVEL CAN BE MURDER COZY MYSTERY SERIES RELEASES ON DECEMBER 10! When a renowned travel writer is killed during a flamenco workshop, tour guide Lana Hansen is one of the Spanish police’s prime suspects. Can she sleuth out the killer’s true identity and dance her way out of a jail sentence before her group’s tour to Seville is over? The Travel Can Be Murder Cozy Mys ...

The Perfect Brother

A scandalous liaison. A killer on the loose. Can a young woman save her sibling from going down for murder? Vancouver, Canada. Software engineer Indira Saraf refuses to march to her traditionalist parents’ old-world drum. Resentful of her brother’s golden-boy acceptance but still a devoted sister, she encourages him to confess his secret affair before he ends up married to a woman he doesn’t want. ...

Eclairs and Extortion

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 ...

Beyond Dead

Bridget Sway is newly dead. And confused. Instead of cloud cars and harp-playing cherubs, the afterlife is working a full-time job that doesn’t pay and a heinous communal living situation with housemates who have no concept of privacy or personal space. As if that wasn’t bad enough, on her first day at work Bridget finds a dead ghost stuffed in her locker. With the afterlife police looking t ...

Barking Mad at Murder

Frankie Chandler is a charlatan. Though she promotes herself as a pet psychic, her profound revelations come from animal behavior books and her ability to interpret the owner’s body language. Then an appointment with a new client goes horribly wrong and leaves her with images of a woman’s murder. Images that came from her canine client. Images that match the description of a body discovered in the ...

The Adventures of Anabel Axelrod (Volumes 1-3)

What do you get when a brainy, blonde bookseller who’s a magnet for trouble meets a not too tall, deliciously dark, and definitely not handsome new man in town man operating under his own secret agenda? The Adventures of Anabel Axelrod 8 Volume ongoing series! Welcome to Anabel’s world as she banters, spars, and drags her heels down the sometimes hilarious, sometimes treacherous, but always tantal ...

Lies That Bind: A Logan McKenna Mystery Book 6

Rumrunners. Secrets. Murder! In the 7th thrilling addition to the Logan McKenna Mystery series, Logan’s persistent digging is about to get her killed.

Things are changing for Logan McKenna. She bought a fixer-upper with Ben on the Oregon coast and is about to meet her half-sister, Olivia, who, until last year, she didn’t know existed. But the remodel is going smoothly and Logan beg ...

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.

Murder is a Dirty Business

Between hot flashes and divorce papers, a middle-aged woman reconsiders her outlook on life when she butts heads with a hot detective during a murder investigation. When Cece Cavanaugh’s husband empties their joint bank account, steals her designer luggage, and runs off with a younger woman, Cece must decide whether to ask her manipulative mother-in-law for a handout or get a job. Choosing the eas ...

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 ...

Sizzling Cold Case

Sizzling Cold Case…Tragic Accident or Cold Blooded Murder? Warren gets a chance to solve ‘the one big case that got away.’ But will he put the people he loves in serious danger by accepting this challenge? The first client of the Conley Austin Detective Agency brings an unsolved case from Warren’s past. Warren and his client are ready to convict Dr. Grant, the man’s son-in-law, and feel it’s an op ...

Pillow Stalk

Interior Decorator Madison Night might look like a throwback to the sixties, but as business owner and landlord, she proves that independent women can have it all. But when a killer targets women dressed in her signature style—estate sale vintage to play up her resemblance to fave actress Doris Day—what makes her unique might make her dead. The local detective connects the new crime to ...

The Death of Light (A Scolaris Mystery Book 2)

Where the light shines, death stalks her from the shadows… When the city of Scolaris’ most influential man vanishes without trace, Quill develops a serious case of déjà vu. With her dream of becoming a scholar at stake, Quill is the only one who believes a crime has been committed. While Quill searches for answers, she unravels a web of petty rivalries and political corruption. As tensions ...

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. ...

Murder Before Dawn

The only thing more exciting than a famous local author staying at the bed and breakfast is a real murder mystery. Mystery novelist and member of the Mystery Writer’s Murder Club, Jessica Murdoch, heads off for a staycation at a bed and breakfast in her hometown of Badger’s Drift, Maine for some rest and relaxation. When a murder takes place in her luxurious suite, she figures it’s up to her to u ...

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 ...

Seduction of Dynasty Plus

Bargain book bundle – includes the steamy romance novel ‘Seduction of Dynasty’ PLUS ‘Seduction of Taste’, an illustrated companion recipe book.  Read the romance – feel the passion – taste the love!  A sexy aristocrat. A wild-child inner city cop. A crime wave of passion.    Feisty London street cop Shannon Aguerri walks a dangerous line between her methods and justic ...

Devil's Claw: A Logan McKenna Mystery Book 3

Someone is slaughtering the innocent. That someone has Logan’s daughter. Facing her worst fears, Logan must find and stop a killer before all is lost.

It's summer, and with a new job, a new life, and plenty of time for her music, life couldn't be better for Logan. She and her daughter, Amy, home from Africa, even rescue an orphaned sea otter pup. They help nurse it back to health ...

Death By Baguette: A Valentine’s Day Murder in Paris

Paris – the city of love, lights… and murder? Join tour guide Lana Hansen as she escorts five couples on an unforgettable Valentine-themed vacation to France! Unfortunately it will be the last trip for one passenger… Lana Hansen’s future is looking bright. She has money in her bank account, a babysitter for her cat Seymour, and is even dating again. Regrettably she won’t get to celebrate Valentine ...

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 ...

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 ...

MURDER AT HIGHFIELDS

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 ...

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 ...

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 DEAD RED GAMBLE

#6 in the Dead Red Mystery series Like Janet Evanovich? Sue Grafton? You’ll love this humorous mystery series! What if building a case against corruption gets you killed? On track to a successful political career, a charismatic young judge’s detour into corruption will uncover the scandalous truth of his father’s murder…and ultimately his own. Now it will be up to P.I. Lalla Bains to scour through ...

Savage Intent

Making chocolate is a labor of love and an age-old art. As a connoisseur of the sweet, creamy stuff herself, Blaise is excited to be working at an exclusive confectioner’s shop, run by a woman whose reputation for being a creative chocolatier is legendary. Madeline Foss’s past might be murky and slightly dark, but her chocolate is delicious. And nothing says love like chocolate. Or at least, that’ ...

A DEAD RED ALIBI

When Lalla and her dad take a trip to Arizona to inspect her new property, Dad disappears. Panicked that he's lost in the desert, Lalla enlists the help of a local tracker and finds him unharmed at the bottom of a mine pit. But dad has company. A very dead local police chief. And within a stone's throw, a young artist will be found strangled in her bed. What're the chances that these two murder ...

Honor Kills - A strong woman starting over mysteries (PI Angelina Bonaparte Mysteries #3)

A missing husband. A suspicious obituary. She’s not the only one hunting down a dead man’s footsteps.

As a divorcee, Angelina Bonaparte knows firsthand the lengths some men will go to escape responsibility. When a worried mother wants the private investigator to track down her missing husband, she’s eager to bring the deadbeat dad to justice. But even after she discovers the man’s obi ...

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 ...

On Trial (An Amber Reed Mystery)

A rock star wedding. A missing bride. A mystery to solve – and the clock is ticking.

Seduction of Wealth

What would you do if your bosses told you to break the law? How far would you go before you questioned them? What if you’re a cop and your bosses are the law? London traffic cop Kaitlyn Thorn narrowly escapes a Mafia attack on the world dominating banker Randolph Quinn, a key witness under her protection. Someone on the inside has gone bad and betrayed her location. With orders to keep him alive a ...

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 ...

Murder at the Pier

If curiosity killed the cat, what will it do to the Sister Sleuths? Sister sleuths Lea and Maddy are called into action when Lea’s adventurous canines discover a dead body under the pier in their beachside community. There’s no shortage of suspects since the victim was despised by several people in town including a humiliated fiancé jilted at the altar, angry co-workers jealous of his success, a m ...

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 ...

The Sweet Taste of Murder

The only thing worse than a used car salesman showing up on your doorstep is finding one dead. After a scandalous divorce, Elise returns from the big city to her southern home town only to trip over the body of the town playboy. He leaves behind a heap of trouble that includes missing money, missing pets, and mourning lovers, and the suspects just keep piling up. Caught in her own drama, Elise is ...

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 ...