We’ve got feisty heroines, lots of laughs, and lively plots that are sure to keep you guessing.
Life can be murder in quirky Pelican, Louisiana, but native daughter Magnolia “Maggie” Crozat uses her artist’s eye to spot clues and catch killers. This bestselling series, set in a plantation-turned-B&B, serves up mysteries with a spicy Cajun twist.
Book 1: Plantation Shudders
Book 2: Body on the Bayou
Book 3: A Cajun Christmas Killing
Book 4: Mardi Gras Murder
Book 5: Fatal Cajun Festival
Book 6: Murder in the Bayou Boneyard
Who knew working for a catering hall could be as dangerous as working for the Mob? The Catering Hall Mysteries offers up a mystery series you can’t refuse.
Book 1: Here Comes the Body
Book 2: Long Island Iced Tina
You’re cordially invited to come along with destination wedding planner Kelsey McKenna as she juggles bridal parties, police detectives and murder suspects around the globe.
Book 1: Terror in Taffeta
Book 2: Dying on the Vine
Actress Dayna Anderson takes on the toughest role of her life: Homicide Detective.
Book 1: Hollywood Homicide
Book 2: Hollywood Ending
Odd-couple neighbors Summer Smythe, a twenty-something party girl, and Dorothy Westin, a practical senior, team up to solve murders in upscale Southwest Florida—and they may be breaking every sleuthing rule under the sun.
Book 1: Cardiac Arrest
Book 2: Permanently Booked
Book 3: Fashionably Late
Lila Maclean, a professor with a knack for sleuthing, discovers that a little learning can indeed be a dangerous thing.
Book 1: The Semester of Our Discontent
Book 2: The Art of Vanishing
Book 3: The Spirit in Question
Book 4: The Subject of Malice
Book 5: The Study of Secrets
The Starlit Bookshop Mysteries
by Cynthia Kuhn
Crooked Lane Books
Bookseller and literary event planner Emma Starrs solves mysteries in a charming artistic community full of secrets.
Book 1: How to Book a Murder
Sassy Southern cozy series, featuring party planner Liv McKay and best friend Di Souther. When murder crashes the party in their sweet little town, this determined duo tracks down killers—before the party’s over for keeps.
Book 1: Death Crashes the Party
Book 2: It’s Your Party, Die If You Want To
Book 3: One Fete in the Grave
Book 4: Til Death Do Us Party
Broke, unemployed barista Halley Greer is shocked when she inherits an Art Deco movie palace from the great uncle she remembers meeting once as a child. She moves to the charming tourist town of Utopia Springs, Arkansas to claim her legacy.
Book 1: My Fair Latte
Sometime pharmaceutical researcher Maggie O’Malley cures mysteries with wit, the scientific method, and her wise-cracking best friend, Constantine.
Book 1: Protocol
Book 2: 39 Winks
Book 3: As Directed
Mystery writer Charlemagne (Charlee) Russo only wants to write mysteries, not get personally involved with any. Unfortunately, the Universe has other ideas. Join Charlee and a quirky cast of delightful characters — human, writers, and canine — as they muddle their way through whatever is thrown in their path in this fun and funny series.
Book 1: Fiction Can Be Murder
Book 2: Foul Play on Words
Book 3: Metaphor for Murder
Quinn Carr wishes her life could be more like a crossword puzzle: neat, orderly, and perfectly arranged. At least her passion for puzzles, flair for words—and mild case of OCD—have landed her a gig creating crosswords for the local paper. But if she ever hopes to move out of her parents’ house, she can’t give up her day job as a waitress. She needs the tips. But when a customer ends up dead at her table—face down in bisquits and gravy—Quinn needs to get a clue to find whodunit . . .
Book 1: Puzzling Ink
Book 2: Punning with Scissors
Caught between the world of her family’s old-school Italian eatery and that of the trendy, upscale restaurant she’s just inherited, Sally Solari walks a knife edge, working two jobs and solving murders between shifts.
Los Angeles pet groomer Mimi Lee partners with her sassy talking cat to solve some clawful crimes.
Book 1: Mimi Lee Gets a Clue
Book 2: Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines
Previous video games tester Winston Wong must now decode mysteries in the Silicon Valley.
Book 1: Seniors Sleuth
Book 2: Robot Revenge
Book 3: Wedding Woes