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Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy

A Journey of Faith: A Stepping Stones Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,140. Language: American English. Published: February 18, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
A 28-year-old woman takes a journey, chosen by God, to conquer her fear of climbing. As she travels this path, the TensilTown police are trying to discover who is behind a string of events on the climbing paths at Sweet Water Park.
Death of a Debtor
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 76,710. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2019 by camelpress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Life goes from bad to worse when an innocent airplane ride with her former teenage crush, AJ, leads to her being picked up by the police. The plane’s indebted owner has been murdered, and he’s the man who helped put her father in jail.
Something Borrowed, Something Blue and Murder
Series: Fiona Fleming Cozy Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,960. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
With a fresh death in none other than her beloved Petunia’s, and her wedding hanging in the balance, Fee must accept a role she never expected while doing her best to catch a murderer, all while realizing there’s a very good chance someone has it out for her…
All That Sparkles
Series: A Glitter Bay Mystery. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,760. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2019 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
What do a trunk full of vintage clothes, a handsome land developer, and a fifty year old diamond heist have in common? Laken Miller receives a trunk full of expensive vintage clothing and a stack of newspaper clippings about a fifty-year old diamond heist. Now all she has to do is figure out who murdered Tilly San Vicente before the killer silences her as well.
The Witch of Bergen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,590. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
With the future of magic in her hands and her witch coven depending on her, travel back through time with Carynn Cinnamon as she embraces romance, witchery, mystery, terror and joy.
Dog Park Romeo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A smooth-talking charmer is separating dog-loving ladies from their money. Nala and Max are ready to put the bite on the Dog Park Romeo. With overzealous friends and family eager to help, her former crush in need of her assistance, and the Dog Park Romeo a step ahead, it will be up to her to keep everyone in line and not lose sight of the goal.
A Sneeze to Die For
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 61,230. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2019 by camelpress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Nora Alexander has sunk her inheritance into the Tunie Hotel, in Piney Woods, Texas. Now there is a chance that her first major booking, a national cat lovers’ conference called Meow Meet-Up, will help her bottom line. It also presents increasing risk for its financial demise. Pushy reporter Alan Shaw shows up the day before the event, making trouble for Nora and the conference.
The Mapleton Mystery Novellas
Series: Mapleton Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,250. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Three Mapleton Mystery Novellas, available in one volume. Deadly Places: Life is a balancing act. When you’re a cop, the choices can be deadly. Deadly Engagement: If you’re with a cop, there’s no escaping mystery and crime, even on a Caribbean cruise. Deadly Assumptions: Will a string of mysterious trespassing incidents give Rookie Officer Ed Solomon his chance at being a big-time detective?
Double Fudge & Danger
Series: Cambria Clyne Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,050. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2019 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Since taking the job of an on-site apartment manager, single-mom Cambria Clyne's life has been one wild ride. But when the manager of the apartment building next door goes missing, Cambria wades through a shady pizza delivery guy, the stressed property owners, the drunken rooftop walker, the mysterious Clint Eastwood look-alike lurking around, and a slew of angry residents to find the truth!
Old Sins
Series: Lindenshaw Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2019 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Detective Chief Inspector Robin Bright and his partner, deputy headteacher Adam Matthews, have just consigned their summer holiday to the photo album. It’s time to get back to the daily grind, and the biggest problem they’re expecting to face: their wedding plans. Then fate strikes—literally—with a bang.
The Ghost Who Was Says I Do
Series: Haunting Danielle. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 80,590. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
A Valentine’s Day Wedding at Marlow House? Love is in the air—along with secrets—some are deadlier than others. Will secrets from Clint Marlow’s past come back to haunt Walt and Danielle?
Three Dog Island: Book #3 in the Jenny McNair Mystery Series
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,990. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jenny McNair, part-time and reluctant PI, is settling into life on her island in the Pacific Northwest. Her peaceful life is interrupted by the plaintive cry from a remote island. She soon discovers and rescues three abandoned dogs as well as a teenage boy on the run from corrupt cops. In the third book in the series, she saves the young boy, solves an art theft, and finds a new love interest.
Flipping Houses Is Murder (A Poppy Parker Cozy Mystery Book 1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,490. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Poppy has chosen to make flipping houses her career. On the first day of demo, she learned that the smell inside the house is not rotting food in the fridge, but a murdered body. Poppy learns that the body is Mr. Miller, the original owner of the house and she is determined to find who killed him.
South Pointe
Series: Providence Island. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,990. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Paige Carson never expected that both a handsome sheriff and a charismatic newcomer would be vying for her affections. The choice isn’t an easy one. Sheriff Sam Wallace is determined to win Paige’s love, but he also has to keep Providence Island safe. More than just Sam’s heart is at risk if he fails to find the killer who walks the streets of PI—a killer with more than one agenda.
Killer Eyeshadow and a Cold Espresso (A Danger Cove Hair Salon Mystery)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,520. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2019 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Salon owner Cassidi Conti thought The Clip and Sip’s struggles were behind her. But when a when a gangster groom drinks an espresso during an eye makeup session with Cassidi and keels over dead, Cassidi fears a mob retaliation. Now she has to figure out what an exotic flower arrangement, an antique cameo, and an Agatha Christie book have to do with the murder, or it’s RIP for The Clip and Sip!
Jurassic Dark
Series: Goodnight Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Jurassic Dark is the third installment of the funny small town mystery romance Goodnight Mysteries series and a spinoff of the Matchmaker Mysteries. Goodnight…Sometimes sweet dreams end in murder.
Connect the Dots
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a mah jongg friend asks her to chronicle the horrendous construction flaws in her new condo, freelance journalist Micki Demetrius has no idea she will wind up investigating the tragic accident that kills her friend’s son. The sheriff warns her off the case when it turns out to be a homicide. Her investigation threatens someone to the point of putting her life in jeopardy.
Drama Castle: A Nicky and Noah Mystery
Series: Nicky and Noah Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,480. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Theatre professor Nicky Abbondanza is directing a historical film at a castle in Scotland, co-starring his spouse, theatre professor Noah Oliver, and their son Taavi. When historical accuracy disappears along with hunky men in kilts, Nicky and Noah will once again need to use their drama skills to figure out who is pitching residents of Conall Castle off the drawbridge and into the moat.
The Painted Lady
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2019 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The pieces of Christina Davidson's life have built up into place over the past few months, despite the one last secret she's trying hard to hide. When Leo Blue returns to town, then people from her past turn up, her carefully constructed walls begin to crumble and the only people who can help her now are the men of the Wild Blue Detective Agency.
Three-Zee
Series: Three-Zee. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,840. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Most people can’t see or talk with ghosts, but Zelanie Zephora Zook has that talent. Is it a useful talent? Probably in most cases, no, but when she sees a ghost on a hillside on the farm where she lives and then finds his dead body, which promptly disappears, things suddenly get very complicated. Read her chronicle of events about finding out whose body and how it became that way.