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Book: Tome of Death (The Megan Clark Mysteries) by D.R. Meredith
In 1868, Comanche warrior Spotted Tongue finds his second wife's body in Palo Duro Canyon, murdered by one of his fellow Comanche. To spill the blood of Spotted Tongue's wife is a forbidden act. Comanches do not murder other Comanches, and Little Flower became a Comanche when Spotted Tongue married her. But Little Flower was a white captive first, and many of the Comanche still despise her. But [...]
 
Book: Death by Killer Mop Doll by Lois Winston
Overdue bills and constant mother vs. mother-in-law battles at home are bad enough. But crafts editor Anastasia Pollack's stress level is maxed out when she and her fellow American Woman editors get roped into unpaid gigs for a revamped morning TV show. Before the glue is dry on Anastasia's mop dolls, morning TV turns crime drama when the studio is trashed and the producer is murdered. Former [...]
 
Book: Assault with a Deadly Glue Gun by Lois Winston
When Anastasia Pollack's gambling-addicted husband permanently cashes in his chips in Vegas, her life craps out. She's left with two teenage sons, a mountain of debt, and her nasty, cane-wielding Communist mother-in-law. Not to mention a loan shark demanding fifty thousand dollars. Anastasia's job as crafts editor at American Woman magazine makes life even stickier when she discovers the dead [...]
 
Book: Think Murder (Adina Donati, Accidental Sleuth Book 1) by Cassidy Salem
Good friends, wine and conversation... Great fun - until somebody turns up dead. Adina Donati came to Washington D.C. to find excitement, not a dead body. When a friend is murdered, Adina is drawn into the middle of the police investigation. Tensions rise as the suspect list expands to include Adina, her friends, and colleagues at the prestigious think tank where she works. But every cloud has a [...]
 
Book: What Did You Do Before Dying? (A Marge Chirstensen Mystery) by Patricia K. Batta
Forty-sevem-year-old Marge Christensen finds her husband, Gene, dead in their garage, slumped over the steering wheel of his still running BMW. The police rule the death a suicide. Marge does not believe Gene killed himself. Althought likely suspects for murder and fraud do not abound in the suburban community of Bellevue, Washington, with perseverance and basic sleuthing, Marge discovers the [...]
 
Book: Whiskey Kills (A Top Shelf Mystery) by Lolli Powell
Whiskey with a murder chaser! Big cities are known to be dangerous, but former New Yorker and bar owner Ricki Fontaine is finding the small town of Waterton, Ohio, is proving to be the murder capital of the world well, at least her world. The new Top Shelf is open for business, but business as usual for Ricki and the Shelf translates to another dead guy. Ricki's friend, Ruby Fogarty, is charged [...]
 
Book: Small Town Trouble by Jean Erhardt
Meet Kim Claypoole, restaurateur, reluctant heroine and amateur sleuth with moxie galore. "I'd had a feeling all along that this wasn't going to be my day. But I hadn't been prepared for things to go this badly..." In Small Town Trouble, the first in a series from mystery writer Jean Erhardt, we get acquainted with Kim Claypoole's irreverent and witty ways of dealing with the peculiar characters [...]
 
Book: The Body on the Barstool (A Top Shelf Mystery) by Lolli Powell
New Yorker Erica "Ricki" Fontaine's n'er-do-well uncle has dropped dead and left her a dive bar in a small Ohio River town. With a lousy apartment, less-than-promising job prospects, and even worse romantic ones, the inheritance comes at just the right time. Ricki packs up her cat and heads for the Buckeye State. Now she's trying to change the Top Shelf from a bar known for its Friday night [...]
 
Book: To Catch a Thief - A Short Historical Romance by Elizabeth Bailey
This short story was born out of a play I wrote when I was teaching and directing drama at a school. We used to turn into a theatre company and one year I wrote Hugo Spiffing and the Case of the Dying Swan, which was a spoof murder mystery set in the 1920s. I enjoyed the style so much, I kind of rewrote Hugo and turned him into Kenton Lane, amateur detective. It's not a murder mystery, but Kent [...]
 
Book: Murder Past Due (The Megan Clark Mysteries) by D.R. Meredith
he Murder by the Yard Reading Circle, a mystery discussion group, is six months old, and Megan Clark, assistant reference librarian and unemployed paleopathologist, suggests a mystery tour of Amarillo's real-life murder sites. Megan nominates Ryan Stevens, history professor at the local university to moderate the tour. Ryan is horrified. After Megan and other members of the reading group have [...]
 
Book: Rituals of the Dead - An Artifact Mystery (Adventures of Zelda Richardson) (Volume 3) by Jennifer S. Alderson
A museum researcher must solve a decades-old murder before she becomes the killer's next victim in this riveting dual timeline thriller set in Papua and the Netherlands. Agats, Dutch New Guinea (Papua), 1961 : While collecting Asmat artifacts for a New York museum, American anthropologist Nick Mayfield stumbles upon a smuggling ring organized by high-ranking members of the Dutch colonial [...]
 
Book: Murder in Volume (Megan Clark Mystery) by D.R. Meredith
The most dangerous happenings at the mystery discussion group, held at Time and Again Bookstore every Tuesday night, are the arguments between the members about the finer points of the mystery genre. History professor Ryan Stevens dozes happily during the loud disagreements. Being a closet reader of Westerns with no knowledge of mysteries beyond Poe and Sherlock Holmes, Ryan is only a member of [...]
 
Book: Murder in Plain Sight - a Summer McCloud paranormal mystery by Nikki Broadwell
Like Stephanie Plum? Just add ghosts and stir! Summer is an amateur sleuth with the hots for a cop on the local police force. And Jerry is on her trail, but not because he wants her body. Summer is a suspect in a murder investigation. When Summer dons a wig and sunglasses and disappears, her best friend, Agnes, is worried--will Summer end up being another victim? Meanwhile Jerry is seen on the [...]
 
Book: Foundations, Funny Business & Murder (A Stacie Maroni Mystery Book 2) by Christa Nardi
The best of intentions shouldn't include murder. An HR specialist and trauma counselor, Stacie is on the board of a fledgling non-profit foundation set up to benefit victims of domestic violence. After a slashed tire, attempted break in, and a murder, Stacie isn't buying coincidental bad karma. Someone wants her off the board - at any cost. Her fancy surveillance equipment, impressive alarm [...]
 
Book: The Lover's Portrait - An Art Mystery (Adventures of Zelda Richardson Book 2) by Jennifer S. Alderson
Missing masterpieces, Nazi blackmailers and a pesky amateur sleuth. When a Dutch art dealer hides the stock from his gallery - rather than turn it over to his Nazi blackmailer - he pays with his life, leaving a treasure trove of modern masterpieces buried somewhere in Amsterdam, presumably lost forever. That is, until American art history student Zelda Richardson sticks her nose in. After [...]
 
Book: Tripled Exposure by Tony Nash
Harry Page, ejected black sheep of the family, has fought hard to become a top photographer, happy in his work and personal life, his biggest worry what new car to buy next year (he already has this year's model). Out of the blue comes news that the father who kicked him out of the family home has disappeared. Overnight Harry finds himself head of the family shipping concern, the last thing on [...]
 
Book: Black and White and Red all Over - a Summer McCloud paranormal mystery (Book 3) by Nikki Broadwell
A terrible school shooting has the entire sleepy town of Ames in an uproar. Who would do such a thing, and why can't the witnesses remember any details about the shooter? When Summer has a visit from a ghost she's left wondering...could someone long dead actually heft an assault rifle? Along with the furor over the murders, Summer is falling for Jerry again, despite his obvious deranged state of [...]
 
Book: Vague Images (Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series Book 7) by Elaine Orr
Bad enough that Jolie ends up in the emergency room because she tried to avoid hitting a deer. Worse to find a dead woman in the hospital restroom after Jolie gets patched up. As the chief budget cutter at the hospital, Tanya Weiss was unpopular, especially in the Radiology Department, where Scoobie works. In between appraising houses and feeding her pet skunk, Jolie's on the lookout for a [...]
 
Book: White Cloud Retreat (Cedar Bay Cozy Mystery Book 3) by Dianne Harman
Everyone has secrets. Even a wine-making Zen Master. What could possibly go wrong at a beautiful Oregon vineyard overlooking the ocean? Could the White Cloud Retreat Center on the vineyard, run by a world famous Buddhist Zen Master hold a deep, dark secret? Murder, for one thing, but who could possibly have a motive for killing the beloved Zen Master? Solving the mystery is the job of Sheriff [...]
 
Book: The Body in Mrs. Carstairs' Shed (A Clarissa and Paw Mini Mystery Book 3) by Sandra Baublitz
Clarissa and Paw are curled up by a cozy fire as Christmas nears. In this season of love and giving, their ideal holiday is shattered when Clarissa discovers a dead man in her elderly neighbor's shed. Who is he? Why was he killed? And who would dump a body at a senior citizen's house? When Clarissa's uncle, the local police chief, arrests the woman's grandson, she begs Clarissa to clear his name. [...]
 
Book: Sharpe Shooter - A Cozy Mystery (Deena Sharpe Mystery Series Book 1) by Lisa B. Thomas
SOMETIMES IT'S BEST TO FORGIVE AND FORGET Fed up after thirty years of teaching, Deena Sharpe doesn't know what to do with her life. Sure, she's ready for a new challenge, but an old family mystery is about to turn her life upside down and inside out. When a Texas sheriff's office finds a 50-year-old skeleton in their closet, a rookie deputy scrambles to make an identification. That's when [...]
 
Book: Dogs and More Dogs, Another Murder (A Sheridan Hendley Mystery Book 2) by Christa Nardi
An abandoned house, an abundance of dogs. And a dead body or two. Sheridan Hendley's volunteer position at Pets and Paws takes a new turn when more than twenty malnourished dogs are found at a rundown house on the outskirts of town. When the body of an elderly woman is found amidst mountains of clutter in the house, a search of the property leads to startling revelations. And another body. While [...]
 
Book: Death at the Café (A Reverend Annabelle Dixon Cozy Mystery Book 1) by Alison Golden
A vicar with a taste for sweets. A nun with a knack for trouble. A deliciously diabolical crime... Reverend Annabelle Dixon is not your typical vicar. Her passion and dedication to her calling are matched only by her weakness for cakes and sweets. Her unorthodox methods baffle her mentor, Father John. But even he can't deny her popularity with the parishioners of St. Clement's Church. When [...]
 
Book: The Mystery of the Blue Dolphins (A Clarissa and Paw Mini Mystery Book 1) by Sandra Baublitz
When struggling freelance writer, Clarissa Hayes, and her trouble-making Saint Bernard, Paw, visit their relatives in Upstate New York, they are saddened to find the family in mourning. Clarissa's amateur sleuth uncle has died, evidently from a heart attack. But was the death truly an accident? An anonymous note hints that her uncle was murdered, and now Clarissa and Paw are determined to sniff [...]
 
Book: The Mystery of the Missing Actor (A Clarissa and Paw Mini Mystery Book 5) by Sandra Baublitz
What has happened to Robert Roberts, the new actor in town? Clarissa, Paw, and their friend, Shelbee, discover the back door of his house wide open. It is evident that a struggle has occurred in his kitchen. Where is he? Where is his cat, Kathleen? And why does his parrot keep yelling, "No! John! No!" As they canvass the neighborhood for Kathleen, Paw sniffs out a clue to the missing actor. [...]
 
Book: Admit to Mayhem - A Lillian Dove Mystery Series by DJ Adamson [Audible Book]
What happens in Iowa doesn't necessary stay out of the news. This Midwestern state is the setting for the Lillian Dove Mystery Series. My family roots have grown deep in Iowa since the 1860s. The protagonist of the series Lillian Dove is a recovering alcoholic, but her addition is not the major theme of the series. Lillian is attempting to learn what she and life may have looked like before her [...]
 
Book: Killerfind by Sharon Woods Hopkins
When Rhetta McCarter's '79 Camaro is destroyed in a fire, her best friend and mechanic Victoria (Ricky) Lane, finds a replacement, a "barnfind" vintage Camaro in perfect condition, except for one major flaw: a body buried beneath it. Later, Ricky is arrested when a second victim is found murdered in the same barn. Rhetta is convinced not only that Ricky is innocent, but that the two murders are [...]
 
Book: Murder at the Mansion (A Reverend Annabelle Dixon Cozy Mystery Book 2) by Alison Golden
A madcap lady vicar. A mansion of mayhem. And a murder more diabolical than devil's food cake... Meet Reverend Annabelle Dixon... Charming, slightly gauche, very tall, this thirty-something vicar has just been appointed to the pastoral St. Mary's Church, in the picturesque village of Upton St. Mary, Cornwall, England. Annabelle is beloved by her parishioners for dispensing holy wisdom with humor [...]
 
Book: Marriage and Murder (Cedar Bay Cozy Mystery Book 4) by Dianne Harman
A wedding. A murder. The two shouldn't go together. After a long courtship, Kelly, the owner of Kelly's Koffee Shop, and Mike, the county sheriff, finally get married. Their honeymoon is cut short when Jesse, the owner of the local wine store is murdered. Why would anyone want to murder the likable and legendary wine expert? There are a number of suspects including his ex-wife, an alcoholic who [...]
 
Book: Admit to Mayhem - Lillian Dove Mystery (Book One) by DJ Adamson
None of us want to admit our lives are unmanageable. We prefer the charade that we are in control. Lillian Dove, however, is constantly reminded she has very little control over her life and only has the ability to move to the choices that come her way. The Lillian Dove Series is a journey in recovery. While Lillian is a recovering alcoholic, like many who struggle with addictions come to [...]
 
Book: Kelly's Koffee Shop (A Cedar Bay Cozy Mystery Book 1) by Dianne Harman
Her goddaughter's life seemed perfect. It wasn't. This is the first book in the Cedar Bay Cozy Mystery Series by a two-time USA Today Bestselling Author. The residents of Cedar Bay come to Kelly's Koffee Shop for breakfast, lunch, and lots of gossip. Kelly serves it all up as she works to solve the murder of the high school Homecoming Queen, her goddaughter. The townspeople can't believe what's [...]
 
Book: Watson Manor Unfolding (Watson Manor Mystery Series Book 2) by Ronald S. Craig
Charlie and Jenny Watson are a month away from the grand opening of Watson Manor, their bed and breakfast. Everything is on track until evidence of a heinous crime rips their focus away from that dream. The heat is turned up to eliminate Charlie and Jenny as a threat as they continue, against warnings, to dig deeper into solving the crime. When their diligence finally exposes the criminal [...]
 
Book: A Dead Red Heart (The Dead Red Mystery Series, Book 2) by RP Dahlke
What if your beating heart becomes the reason someone want you dead? When a troubled, homeless veteran covers her vintage Cadillac with paper snowflakes, Lalla Bains decides a showdown is needed. Unfortunately, she arrives too late for that conversation finding him lying on the ground, stabbed with his own scissors. As she kneels down to help a sound causes her to look up, and a figure is [...]
 
Book: Appraisal for Murder (Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series Book 1) by Elaine Orr
Can a real estate appraiser in a New Jersey beach town get in this much trouble? If your name translates to "pretty nice" in French, you've probably gotten used to teasing. It doesn't prepare you to find out that your soon-to-be-ex-husband has a gambling problem, raided your assets, and embezzled from his bank. Jolie Gentil moves to Great Aunt Madge's bed and breakfast at the Jersey shore, taking [...]
 
Book: Marked for Revenge - An Art Heist Thriller (Zelda Richardson Mystery Series Book 3) by Jennifer S. Alderson
An adrenaline-fueled adventure set in the Netherlands, Croatia, Italy, Luxembourg, and Turkey about stolen art, the mafia, and a father's vengeance. When researcher Zelda Richardson begins working at a local museum, she doesn't expect to get entangled with an art theft, knocked unconscious by a forger, threatened by the mob, or stalked by drug dealers. To make matters worse, a Croatian gangster [...]
 


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