Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series

Appraisal for Murder
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,420. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate / buying & selling homes
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
Can a real estate appraiser in a New Jersey beach town get in this much trouble? Jolie Gentil dumps a husband who put their assets in the toilets that masquerade as slot machines and moves to Aunt Madge's B&B in Ocean Alley. Jolie is rekindling friendships, dodging a low-level wise guy, and (oops!) finding a dead body. Her old buddie Scoobie looks down and out, but he may be smarter than anyone.
Rekindling Motives
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,460. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jolie Gentil appraises the Fisher house & dances with a skeleton hidden in the attic. She & friend Scoobie see a link to the family's Prohibition era business & seek clues from old photo albums and ledgers. A present day murder says they're on the right track. Between running a food pantry at Christmas time and escaping a burning building they hope to find the killer before someone else is hurt.
When the Carny Comes to Town
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,690. Language: American English. Published: February 16, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Jolie did not want to sit above the dunk tank at the carnival's food pantry fundraiser. She never dreamed what Scoobie saw that day would nearly kill him. His ex-con mother shows up and there's murder to add to the mix. Soon Jolie is doing more than appraising real estate, and even that is complicated by home burglars. She asks reporter George Winters for help, so you know she's desperate.
Any Port in a Storm
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Originally Published: March 10, 2013 by Elaine L. Orr. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Jolie, Scoobie & friends plan a Talk Like a Pirate Day fundraiser for the food pantry. They don't expect a body under the pirate ship. Someone wants to frame Jolie for the murder. She and her nemesis, reporter George Winters, are determined to find out who the murderer is and why someone is targeting Jolie -- before the killer strikes again.
Trouble on the Doorstep
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,540. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(5.00 from 1 review)
From Hurricane Sandy to Cozy Corner B&B repairs to Aunt Madge's wedding in three weeks. If Jolie can handle that surely she can deal with a sobbing woman who shows up at midnight playing a scary message on a cell phone. Between burning muffins for guests, appraising houses, and murder Jolie may be in above her head. The police, best bud Scoobie, & boyfriend George think so. And maybe the murderer.
Behind the Walls
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,540. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Behind the Walls was a finalist in the 2014 Mystery and Mayhem Awards, sponsored by Chanticleer Book Reviews! Something was hidden behind the walls of the Jersey shore house Jolie bought. Something someone seems willing to kill for. A purse thief and a burglar pursue Jolie, but she’s most worried about the body on her porch swing.
Vague Images
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jolie finds a dead woman in Ocean Alley Hospital's restroom, and soon she's on the lookout for a runaway teenager and whoever planted the dead hospital budget cutter in her path. Jolie’s also planning another crazy fundraiser for Ocean Alley's food pantry—this one a Corn Hole Contest. Is Jolie putting her trust in the right people, or will misplaced trust see her hurt—or worse?
Ground to a Halt
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,450. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
An SUV smashes Jolie's car, a break-in at the home Jolie and Scoobie share, and a terrifying kidnapping. Problems seem to start at Java Jolt. Jolie needs to know who's telling the truth and what the thugs will do to find what they want. Only solving the puzzle will keep her safe & protect a vulnerable Iraq war vet. But if Jolie keeps searching, her budding romance with Scoobie may grind to a halt
Holidays in Ocean Alley
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,770. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Aunt Madge is in Ocean Alley's Silver Times Assisted Living Apartments. Her broken bones are healing so she hopes to be at her Cozy Corner Bed and Breakfast for Christmas. The body that falls into her apartment one morning changes things. Does the killer think Aunt Madge knows something? Will she follow the advice she gives Jolie -- to accept that she may not ever know all the answers? Not likely.
The Unexpected Resolution
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,500. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A midnight wedding, Army veterans who face repercussions of two wars, and a startling wedding guest. Wedding days don't usually pack as big a surprise as Jolie and Scoobie's New Year's Eve nuptials. A 9-1-1 call during the wedding changes everything. Jolie has to help Scoobie figure out what he wants to know, and determine who seems to want someone in his family dead. Jolie Gentil Book 10.
Underground in Ocean Alley
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,330. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jolie Gentil has sworn off butting into other people’s business. Sounds as far-fetched as finding used bubble gum on Mars. Her life revolves around her husband Scoobie, her twins, appraising the occasional house, and helping run the Cozy Corner B&B. Nothing could drag Jolie into solving crimes. Really. Except maybe a request from the most unlikely source. Sergeant Morehouse needs a favor.
Sticky Fingered Books
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,180. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.00 from 1 review)
A break-in at Sand and Sea Daycare left a broken window and lots of rain in the director's office. When Jolie hears an angry man say the intruder must have been looking for some books, she remembers the center hadn't deposited money raised at its annual rummage and bake sale. But that's not her business. Her job at the co-op center is to place orders for the food the kids gobble. Scoob
New Lease on Death
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,540. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Jolie’s in the Java Jolt Coffee Shop when a local landlord's weekend tenant (friend to Jolie’s sister) collapses. When she dies quickly, it’s hard to identify suspects. But Scoobie's friend Josh is on police radar. Or did an evil person put poison in a latte to cause trouble? Then Jolie is called to a house she just appraised. What she finds does not encourage tourist traffic in Ocean Alley.
The Twain Does Meet
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 23. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,780. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
I promised readers tthe story of Jolie and Scoobie's twins' birth -- an anything-but-calm event -- but it didn't seem right to mix it with a murder. So, we have a nearly 33,000 word novella that features laughs and angst with the Ocean Alley crew and more than a few surprises. A fun read with familiar characters. Join Jolie, Scoobie, and their extended family and friends for a heartwarming time.
Aunt Madge and the Civil Election
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 24. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Aunt Madge is angry that her Jersey shore town will give big tax breaks to a huge resort. Ocean Alley will be swallowed up in a condo canyon. She runs for mayor to promote sensible growth, and some folks agree with her. Maybe not whoever tried to burn down her garage. She and her opponent don't stoop to to low blows, so people have some fun. (Special to the Jolie Gentil series)
Jolie and Scoobie High School Misadventures
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,040. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Jolie's parents take her to Aunt Madge for junior year so they can work on their marriage. She’s mad. Some kids snub her but she makes friends with the irreverent Scoobie. He’s quirky & fun but he's skipped school & smoked pot, so people avoid him. Jolie shoots a squirt gun from under the boardwalk & sits for a family with a secret that's trouble for her. Same humor, different challenges.
First Four Jolie Gentil Mysteries
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 26. Price: Free! Words: 286,570. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 1 review)
The first four books of the Jolie Gentil cozy mystery series are now in one set. First is Appraisal for Murder, followed by Rekindling Motives, When the Carny Comes to Town, and Any Port in a Storm. Jolie is a real estate appraiser in a New Jersey Beach town and her flexible schedule allows plenty of time for trouble. Join her and friends for fun fiction you can share with your family.
Jolie Gentil Mysteries - Books Five to Seven
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 27. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 231,650. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
The Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series box set, books 5-7. The books are Trouble on the Doorstep, Behind the Walls (finalist for 2014 Chanticleer Mystery and Mayhem Awards), and Vague Images. Jolie has a lot to do with real estate appraising, but she just can't stand things that don't add up. Get ready for friends, pets, and laughs. Readers love the Jersey Shore and its Ocean Alley crew.
Jolie Gentil Coz Mysteries: Books 8 to 10
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 28. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 160,060. Language: English. Originally Published: February 16, 2020 by Elaine L. Orr. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Jolie Gentil still solves mysteries. She also becomes more involved in Ocean Alley and is starting to realize her feelings for an old friend are growing beyond friendship. Enjoy three books in this box set. Ground to a Halt -- problems in the Java Jolt Coffee House. Holidays in Ocean Alley -- Aunt Madge and Scoobie are the sleuths. The Unexpected Resolution - weddings and murder bring changes.
Two Plus Two in the Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 162,300. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 1 review)
Enjoy four books in the Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series. Two are "numbered" books, and two are special books to the series. The Unexpected Resolution (Book 10) The Twain Does Meet (Novella) Underground in Ocean Alley (Book 11) Aunt Madge and the Civil Election (an Aunt Madge Long Short Story)