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Munchies and Murder
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,690. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2022 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Merry Wrath finds the body of her cranky conspiracy-theorist neighbor, she's suddenly caught up in a murder case. One where an innocent man is accused, wild theories and cryptic cryptozoologists abound, and a thirty-year old cold case may hold the key. Merry has to move fast to unravel this tangled web of lies to find the truth before the truth itself becomes another victim.
Death on a Cliff
Series: Aloha Lagoon Mysteries, Book 18. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,510. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2022 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Former socialite Kiki Hepburn is happily settling into life in Aloha Lagoon, Hawaii, working at the local dive shop. But when a NFL draft pick arrives in town with his not-so-friendly entourage, all that changes. Suddenly Kiki is faced with a dead body, a desperate friend, a string of clues, and the police closing in on an innocent man. Can Kiki navigate the sea of suspects to catch the killer?
Mardi Gras Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 22. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,040. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2022 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When ex-CIA agent Merry Wrath takes her scout troop to Louisiana for Mardi Gras, nothing goes as planned. Stories of a local half-gator/half-man, a ritual at a voodoo queen’s grave, and a tea room filled with taxidermy are just the start. But Southern hospitality gives way to suspicion when two people are murdered! Now Merry has to find the killer quickly, before Fat Tuesday becomes Fatal Tuesday!
Silver Bells at Hotel Hell (Mercy Watts Mysteries Book Thirteen)
Series: Mercy Watts Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,080. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
An isolated hotel. A blizzard. Guests that can’t stay on their feet. Hotel Hell is about to live up to its name. Seven couples head up into the Swiss mountains for gourmet food and world-class skiing unaware that a freak change in the weather is about to unleash old secrets and ignite smoldering anger.
Urn Your Keep
Series: Persephone Pringle Cozy Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,100. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Persephone's first encounter with the wealthy elite of the Vesterville family isn’t what she expected, nor is she prepared for their animosity as the will of the patriarch reveals a treasure hunt will determine who gets the family fortune. When one of the potential heirs dies before the search can even begin, it’s up to Persephone to help find the answers before the family turns on one another.
Mayor for Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 21. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,000. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2022 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Merry Wrath, can't believe it's finally here—the Who’s There, Iowa mayoral showdown between the dull and clueless Mayor Van Meter, and Merry's uber-ambitious eleven-year old girl scout Ava. But when the mayor goes missing, a dead body turns up, and can Merry get to the truth and find the mayor before the election…or will she be leading future scout meetings in juvie?
Coffee, Tea or Murder Me
Series: Persephone Pringle Cozy Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,410. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When her friend opens a diner in their hometown, Persephone is the first one to support her. But when a local bully decides he liked things the way they were, she’s worried her friend’s new venture might not work out. And when a body is found on the premises, Persephone is dragged into a muddled mess that has less to do with blueberry pancakes and curmudgeons and more with more serious crimes.
Manga and Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 20. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,090. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2021 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Murder at a comic book convention has ex-CIA agent turned suburban Girl Scout troop leader Merry Wrath in over her head. Especially when an innocent man is accused of the killing, and her scout troop is on the case and out of control. Can Merry move quickly to clear her friend's name and rein in her troop before it's too late?
Mint Cookie Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,470. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Ex-CIA agent turned suburban scout leader, Merry Wrath, is just trying to live a normal, quiet life. But all that goes out the window when a convicted traitor (who’s inconveniently not in his prison cell) dies on her doorstep, and an obese cat, who bears a disturbing resemblance to Hitler, decides to move in.
Mosquito Bite Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 19. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,580. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2021 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When former CIA turned Girl Scout troop leader Merry Wrath takes a group of six girls camping in the woods, she can't imagine what could go wrong. Enter an abandoned scout camp, a dangerous spy, a shallow grave, hostile senior citizen hermits, and a 200lb snapping turtle! Can Merry figure out who is behind the strange occurrences before the camping trip ends up with a body count?
Better Bones and Gardens
Series: Persephone Pringle Cozy Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,970. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Thalia Vesterville’s passion for flowers prompts her to host a brand-new festival on her estate. But when Persephone volunteers to help out, she realizes the behind-the-scenes activities of competitors and judges isn’t all blossoms and sunshine. And when she finds one of the participants dead, it’s quickly apparent there is more than one person who wanted the victim to perish.
Marshmallow S'More Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,210. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
What could be better for former CIA agent turned Girl Scout leader Merry Wrath than taking twelve little girls to Washington DC for a bit of summer fun? Almost anything. And when her former handler, Riley, is kidnapped Merry has to turn to an old friend from her spy days and her parents to help her wrangle the troop and rescue the man she once briefly called her boyfriend.
Medical Examinations and Death
Series: Fleming Investigations Cozy Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,550. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
The last thing Fee expected is a murder so close to home—and heart. When tragedy strikes a beloved family, it’s up to Fee and the team to protect the ones they care about and keep BCI Detective Rowan Mallory from sending the wrong person to prison for murder. But when the lead suspect is a close and personal friend who seems to think he’s guilty… what’s a redhead to do but prove him wrong?
Marriage Vow Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,680. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2019 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When an elderly florist is murdered in the first pew of a church the day before Merry Wrath's wedding, this ex-CIA turned Girl Scout Troop leader is in big trouble. Which only gets worse when the groom, Rex, vanishes into thin air. Creepy messages, puzzle-like clues, and a the wedding looming...will Merry find her groom in time for a happily ever after?
Mystery Night Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,870. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2019 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
What was supposed to be a fun weekend of pretend murder for Girl Scout Troop leader Merry Wrath, becomes something much more sinister when she finds herself on a secluded island in the middle of a Lake...where the guest are being killed off one by one! Is it Mrs. Gable in the Conservatory with a noose? Mr. Blunt in the Ballroom with a lead pipe? Merry must uncover the truth before she's next!
Movie Night Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,490. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Merry Wrath has seen dangers galore in her former job as a CIA field agent. But nothing has prepared her for this—an overnight Mommy and Me lock-in with her Girl Scout troop, complete with movies, dodgeball, four cats, a baby…and a dead body.
Motto for Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,960. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2018 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Ex-CIA Agent turned Girl Scout troop leader, Merry Wrath, is busy planning a wedding... until she witnesses a midnight murder next door. Or does she? Plagued by insomnia, she's not sure what she saw. But when strange incidents of arson start popping up all over Who’s There, Iowa and a mysterious woman vanishes, Merry begins to believe her neighbors are foreign spies and vows to find out.
Map Skills Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,960. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2018 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When ex-CIA Agent turned Girl Scout troop leader, Merry Wrath digs up a treasure map in her yard, she's sure it leads to a century-old murder and a secret missing treasure. But unfortunately, the investigation of this cold case yields a modern day murder! Are these crimes connected? And more importantly—who has an axe to grind with Merry Wrath?
Dead Over Heels for You
Series: Persephone Pringle Cozy Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,230. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Persephone is asked to take on a young actress as a client while her newest movie films in Wallace, she quickly realizes the starlet is far more damaged than she expected. And when one of the cast dies tragically, Persephone’s focus turns to uncovering who killed the victim while doing her best to protect her daughter, Calliope, from the growing trouble between her and her girlfriend, Thalia.
Merit Badge Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,950. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
When CIA agent Merry Wrath is "accidentally" outted, she's forced her into early retirement, changes her appearance, and moves where no one will ever find her—Iowa. Instead of black bag drops in Bangkok, she now spends her time leading a young Girl Scout troop. But Merry's new simple life turns not-so-simple when an enemy agent shows up dead at scout camp.