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A Sip Before Dying
Series: Wine & Dine Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,300. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When Emmy Oak came home to save her family winery, she didn't expect to find a dead VIP in her wine cellar—poisoned by a glass of Emmy's wine! Now she's determined to save her winery's reputation by finding the real killer. Even if she has to go head-to-head with the sexy local Detective Grant, Emmy vows to find out just which of the wine country elite poisoned the victim's vintage!
Old Bones Can Be Murder: Charlie Parker Mysteries: A Between-the-Numbers Novella
Series: Charlie Parker New Mexico Mystery Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,930. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2020 by Columbine Publishing Group, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A cryptic message in a fortune cookie sends Charlie again to England, to visit her favorite aunt. She’s having lunch in a local café when construction workers come upon a human skeleton behind a wall. Charlie begins sleuthing around on a cold-case crime website, only to discover Aunt Louisa was one of the last to see the victim alive.
Sprinkled in Malice
Series: Cookies & Chance Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,430. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2019 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
What Sally Muccio had hoped would be a special birthday dinner turns into something much more deadly when her husband and a friend get caught in the middle of an armed robbery...and only one will make it out alive. Now Sal must uncover the real reason for the robbery...and the killer's identity!
Macchiatos and Murder (Cup of Jo 1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,590. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Joanna Coffee is living up to her name, planning the grand opening of her coffee shop in Bennett Falls. At least until local millionaire Sherman Cromwell winds up dead in the street holding a macchiato from Jo’s shop. Now the prime suspect in Cromwell’s murder, Jo is determined to prove her innocence, even if it means donning her own detective cap and solving this mystery herself.
The Agatha Christie Book Club
Series: The Agatha Christie Book Club. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,990. Language: Australian English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When Alicia Finlay walks out on her boring old book club and starts a new one devoted to her favorite mystery writer Agatha Christie she has no idea she's about to stumble upon a deadly mystery of her own. It's a mystery so baffling, it would leave even the Queen of Crime scratching her head...
Witch Swindled in Westerham: Paranormal Investigation Bureau Book 2
Series: Paranormal Investigation Bureau Cosy Mystery, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,710. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 1 review)
Just when Lily’s settling into life in Westerham and making new friends, the Paranormal Investigation Bureau needs her help again. A witch has been swindling millions from retirees, but she’s destroyed all the evidence. Lily’s unique witchy skills are the only thing that can uncover the past and get the PIB the evidence it needs. Can she solve the crime before someone dies?
Ropes and Trees and Murder
Series: Fiona Fleming Cozy Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,050. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Fee prepares for the wedding of the year while trying to balance her mother's continuing self-confidence issues and her own rapidly expanding business. An afternoon of zip lining seems like a great way to let off some steam--until an activist is found murdered. Once again in the middle of a murder investigation, Fee finds working with Crew puts her in more danger than ever!
Ganache and Fondant and Murder
Series: Fiona Fleming Cozy Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,410. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
With renovations of the new annex to Petunia’s in full swing, Fiona’s life might be more in order, but her habit of digging into criminal cases hasn’t changed one bit. Doesn’t help when her mother is on the suspect list, the death of a famous cooking show judge leading Fee into the dark side of bake offs, television and murder.
Mayhem in May
Series: Calendar Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Tess Hernandez knew her promotion to manager of Calendar’s Town Museum was in the bag… right up until the moment the board appointed one of their member’s spoiled nephew, Lance, the position instead. Then Lance is found dead...
Witch Haunted in Westerham: Paranormal Investigation Bureau Book 7
Series: Paranormal Investigation Bureau Cosy Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,710. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ghosts are showing up in Westerham, scaring people out of their homes. When residents start leaving in droves, the PIB needs to figure out what's happening before Westerham becomes a ghost town... literally. Thankfully, Lily and her trusty camera are on the case. Can she figure things out or will she and her friends have to find another village to call home?
Sweets Forgotten: A Sweet’s Sweets Bakery Mystery
Series: Samantha Sweet Magical Cozy Mystery Series, Book 10. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,800. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015 by Columbine Publishing Group, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When a woman walks into Samantha Sweet’s pastry shop, claiming to have amnesia, it’s a puzzle that seems unrelated to Sam’s new commission for a fantastic one-of-a-kind order of chocolates, although "Jane Doe" seems to know a lot about chocolate. Sam calls Sheriff Beau and the clues get tricky before this dynamic pair figure out the solution. "I'm addicted to this series!" --5 star online review
Witchslapped in Westerham: Paranormal Investigation Bureau Book 4
Series: Paranormal Investigation Bureau Cosy Mystery, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,370. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.00 from 1 review)
Book 4 in the Paranormal Investigation Bureau Cosy Mystery series. When violent crime increases in Westerham, Lily and the PIB agents have to step in to sort things out. But nothing is quite as it seems, and danger lurks in every shadow.
Dead to the World
Series: Deadlines Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,420. Language: American English. Published: July 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Chief reporter turned reluctant entertainment columnist, Shayne Winter, is hungry for a hard-hitting headline. All she has to do is convince her grouchy editor at the LA Chronicle to give her a real story...
Secrets of the Greek Revival (Mystery House #1)
Series: The Mystery House Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Ellen and her two friends share a mid-life crisis by hatching a plan to renovate an 1860's Greek revival. Although Ellen isn’t one to believe in ghosts, she comes face to face with something inexplicable in the attic. As they dig deeper into the past, they uncover a shocking history and risk their lives to give voice to the invisible women who suffered behind the walls of the house for decades.
The Monuments Men Murders
Series: The Art of Murder. Price: $5.99 $2.40 USD. (60% off!) Words: 50,000. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Despite having attracted the attention of a dangerous stalker, Special Agent Jason West is doing his best to keep his mind on his job and off his own troubles. But his latest case implicates one of the original Monuments Men--his own grandfather--in the theft and perhaps destruction of part of the world's cultural heritage--a lost painting by Vermeer.
Case of the Ostentatious Otters
Series: Corgi Case Files, Book 8. Price: $2.99 $1.20 USD. (60% off!) Words: 56,410. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When a dead SCUBA diver is discovered during their road trip vacation to Monterey, Zack, Jillian and the dogs, investigate the circumstances of the death. When otters appear and use what looks like bits of treasure as tools for opening shellfish, Zack wonders if the events are related. Is a sunken treasure ship nearby? Pick up your copy today of Zack and the dogs' latest thrilling adventure!
Jolie Gentil Mysteries - Books Five to Seven
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $3.99 $2.79 USD. (30% off!) Words: 231,730. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Yellow Lies: Ben Pecos Mysteries, Book 2
Series: Ben Pecos Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,350. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018 by Columbine Publishing Group, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Salvador Zuni is a master carver of traditional Native American fetishes. He is also a cheat. He makes synthetic amber that rivals anything to be found in nature, complete down to the insects he places inside. His recipe is worth a fortune, and someone is after it. Ben Pecos arrives and immediately finds himself caught up in a murder investigation. Newly edited first e-book edition.
Case of the Highland House Haunting
Series: Corgi Case Files, Book 7. Price: $2.99 $1.20 USD. (60% off!) Words: 59,370. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Jillian Cooper purchases a piece of property, intent on turning it into a bed and breakfast, it quickly becomes apparent that someone - or something - doesn't want her there after an "accident" claims the life of a contractor. Can Zack and the dogs prove there's no such thing as ghosts before tragedy strikes again?
Missing Under The Mistletoe: A Flower Shop Mystery Christmas Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
After being hired to deliver poinsettias to Churchill's department store, feisty flower shop owner Abby Knight finds herself mixed up in the disappearance of Santa Claus. The clock is ticking down as clues are slowly uncovered, but Abby and Marco soon realize there is much more at stake than one man's life. For the small town of New Chapel, the fate of Christmas itself hangs in the balance.

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