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Murder at the Marina

by Ellen Jacobson

A dilapidated sailboat for your anniversary—not very romantic. A dead body on board—even worse.

Mollie McGhie is hoping for diamonds for her tenth wedding anniversary. Instead, her husband presents her with...

Girl with a Gun

by Kari Bovee

• In recent years, the biographical novel has become one of the most dominant literary forms—J.M. Coetzee, Margaret Atwood, Hilary Mantel, Colum McCann, Anne Enright, Joyce Carol Oates, Peter Carey, Russell...

Prime Suspect

by R.J. Jagger

Private investigator Jack Wilde lives in an edgy 1952 world where nothing is black and white, cigarettes dangle from ruby-red lips, and even the simplest case has more dangerous twists than whiskey-soaked jazz....

A Study in Treason

The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes #2

by Leonard Goldberg

A seemingly impossible mystery tests the keen mind and forensic skills of Joanna Blalock, the daughter of Sherlock Holmes and the heir to his unique talent for deduction, from USA Today bestselling author Leonard...

The Spook in the Stacks

Lighthouse Library Mysteries #4

by Eva Gates

Halloween in North Carolina’s Outer Banks becomes seriously tricky when librarian Lucy Richardson stumbles across something extra unusual in the rare books section: a dead body.

Wealthy businessman Jay Ruddle...

The Drunk Detective

by Mary Jean Curry

Dotty Davis belongs to that sub-genre of hard-boiled, sleazy, overweight, boozing, and otherwise disgusting private detectives increasingly offered as protagonists working for the "betterment" of humankind....

Vida Blue

by Susie Perez Fernandez

Ariadne and Santos dreamed of life in the rich culture and beauty of Positano. But when tragedy strikes, it’s the first place Ari thinks of, beckoning her to return to the Amalfi Coast…alone. ?In her brokenness...

Crisis at the Cathedral

by Jeanne M Dams

When a wealthy Iraqi couple disappear following a concert at Sherebury Cathedral, American Anglophile Dorothy Martin investigates.

When Dorothy Martin and her husband Alan meet the wealthy Ahmad family, they...

Burning Meredith

by Elizabeth Gunn

A huge mountain fire leaves destruction – and death – in its wake. But are the charred remains of a male body really the result of a natural disaster, or murder?

The Meredith Mountain fire starts on Labor...

Cupcakes and Cyanide

by P.L. Harris

Welcome to Ashton Point. One sweet taste could be her last.

Charlotte McCorrson has spent her entire life building her business, CC’s Simply Cupcakes. The town of Ashton Point is her home and she’s garnered...

In Dark Company

by Linda Castillo

From the New York Times bestselling author of DOWN A DARK ROAD comes Linda Castillo's IN DARK COMPANY: a short story about an injured young woman with amnesia who seeks Chief of Police Kate Burkholder’s help...

Still Life in Brunswick Stew

by Larissa Reinhart

Delightfully Southern, Surprisingly Edgy, and Deliciously Unpredictable.

"Reinhart's country-fried mystery is as much fun as a ride on the Tilt-a-Whirl at a state fair. Her sleuth wields a paintbrush and unravels...

Stonechild and Rouleau Mysteries 5-Book Bundle

by Brenda Chapman

When damaged, brilliant detective Kala Stonechild and workaholic staff sergeant Jacques Rouleau get paired up, pieces start falling into place. The series has been called “deeply atmospheric and tightly plotted”...


by Ashley Victoria

Kara Marini is haunted by the disappearance of her younger sister, Ava. Unanswered questions leave her struggling to cope with the mysterious event that transpired nearly five months ago.

Consumed with guilt...

Body on the Backlot

by Eva Montealegre

Detective Joan Lambert works within the fabric of the LA landscape, solving cases with a combined tapestry of plodding police work, bang-on perceptions of the human psyche and guts.

For the last five years, media...

Widow's Wreath

by Cynthia Riggs

  • HOUSE STRENGTH: Crooked Lane has seen excellent sales in the cozy genre, as evinced by Lefty Award winner Dying for a Taste and USA Today bestseller Plantation Shudders, so Widow’s Wreath fits right at home...

  • Better Off Read

    by Nora Page

  • LIBRARY HOOK: Cozy readers flock to library- and book-themed cozies, as evidenced by the strong sales of authors like Miranda James and Jenn McKinlay. This hook—a mobile library—is sure to entice these readers....

  • Cake and Punishment

    by Maymee Bell

  • COMMERCIAL COZY: Cozy readers are in love with sweets-themed series, as evidenced by the strong sales of authors like JoAnna Carl and Joanne Fluke. This hook—a Southern cake baker—is sure to entice these...

  • On the Hook

    by Betty Hechtman

    The Tarzana Hookers crochet club could come apart at the seams when thwarted ambition, shady ethics, and a puzzling murder converge.

    Molly Pink and the Tarzana Hookers are busy crocheting baby blankets for charity,...

    Death at Duncreigan

    by Amanda Flower

  • HOUSE STRENGTH: Crooked Lane has seen excellent sales in the cozy genre, as evinced by Lefty Award winner Dying for a Taste and USA Today bestseller Plantation Shudders, so Death at Duncreigan fits right at...