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Secret of the Painted Lady (a Danger Cove Renovation Mystery)
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,310. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Alex Jordan restores Victorian-style homes in the town of Danger Cove, flipping them for profit. But her recent acquisition gives her more than she bargained for when a man with a bullet in his head turns up in the home's bathtub. Pairing up with the unlikely partner of the town florist, Alex vows to solve the murder before her flip flops
Hollywood Scandals (Hollywood Headlines Mystery)
Series: Hollywood Headlines, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,350. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Tina Bender is the fearless gossip columnist at L.A.’s most infamous tabloid. That is, until she receives a threatening note, promising, "If you don't stop writing about me, you're dead." Reluctantly teaming with a built bodyguard Tina sets out to uncover just which juicy piece of Hollywood gossip is worth killing over.
Motion for Murder
Series: Jamie Winters Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,760. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Jamie Winters loathes her job as a secretary in the sleaziest law firm in New Jersey. Trouble is, someone else loathes the whole firm—enough to kill one of the partners. Now, Jamie is being strong-armed into investigating, Hilary. With assists from her studly landlord and husband-hungry sister, Jamie uncovers dirt on everyone from coworkers to clients...but which one is the killer?
'Scuse Me While I Kill This Guy
Series: Greatest Hits Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,890. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Death by Chocolate is her favorite dessert. And those knitting needles aren't just for craft projects. To most people, Gin Bombay is an ordinary single mom. Then again, they don't know she's from a family of top secret assassins. Somewhere between leading a Girl Scout troop for her kindergartner—would nooses count for a knot badge?—and Gin now has to take out a new target.
Digging Up Bones
Series: Birdwell, Texas Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Helen Harding heads to her aunt's home in backwoods Texas to escape a life in shambles, the last thing she expected to find was that poor Aunt Peggy dead upon her arrival. Helen believes in atonement—or maybe it's revenge. Either way, she owes it to Penny to find out who ended her life in violence. and vows to tracks a trail of suspects who may have more than one foul deed to account for.
Secret in Whitetail Lake
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,280. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An old Dodge Charger on the bottom of a lake turns into a homicide investigation when human remains are found inside the car. Then Sheriff Twardy disappears that same day, leaving everyone to wonder where he went. Sergeant Corinne Aleckson and Detective Elton Dawes investigate both mysteries. Little do they know they’re being closely watched by the keeper of the Secret in Whitetail Lake.
The Lighthouse Secret: Amelia Moore Detective Series
Series: Amelia Moore Detective Series, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,310. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Rick Bonito’s uncle supposedly drowned five years ago and his body was never found, but something did not seem right about the report. Uncle Antonio was an excellent swimmer. His disappearance seems quite suspicious to Rick’s father. He never felt the complete truth had come out about his brother. It is now up to Amelia and Rick to find out the truth about his uncle.
Passion, Poison & Puppy Dogs
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,360. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Lizzie Jones, pet sitter extraordinaire, is asked to watch over her best friend's two spoiled dogs at the posh gated community of Craggy Hill Estates, the last thing she expects is to wind up in the middle of a homicide. But that's exactly what happens when she finds her best friend's cheating husband and Danger Cove’s bodybuilder champ, Mr. Jupiter, floating facedown in his hot tub.
Castle of Horror
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 15,310. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A novelette - 15000 words. Colossus Films (of the novel Bride of the Rat-God) is shooting in Reno so Chrysanda Flamande's latest boyfriend can get a divorce. They share the sets - a supposedly haunted castle - with a black film company from Chicago, but Norah Blackstone is uneasy. Chrysanda's dogs can scent the supernatural, and Norah knows that something about the castle is very wrong.
Invitation to Murder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Alexandra Anderson is invited to a work place reunion at the television station where she formerly worked, she's excited to catch up with old friends. And the theme of the reunion is a Murder Mystery Party, so that should be fun, right? Wrong! Anything that can go wrong does... including a real murder! Can following the clues to a fake murder help Alex solve a real one?
Motion for Madness
Series: Jamie Winters Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,540. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Just when legal secretary and reluctant sleuth Jamie Winters thinks life has settled down and her prospects are looking up...murder catches up to her again! Kay Culverson, a talk show host, is found dead in her office after alienating not only Jamie’s boss, Howard Dennis, but also her own agent and every employee in the studio. With the help of her wacky friends, Jamie is on the case!
Death on the Moon
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A novelette of 12,000 words in the Benjamin January Free Man of Color historical mystery series. Rose Janvier is convinced that Professor Tixall's amazing telescope is a hoax, but when one of her servants sees one of the "Moon people" murder another, Rose knows a real murder has been done. But how does she bring justice for a crime done on another planet?
Up Chit Creek
Series: Kira Callahan Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,310. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
An Imajin Qwickies™ Mystery/Crime Novella - No one is surprised that “nosy Rosie” is the one who finds poor Mr. Hummel in the garden. The surprise is the knife in his back. Nothing like this has ever happened in Chittendom Creek, let alone at the ReVisions Retirement Residence. When the oldies start dropping like flies, it’s Kira Callahan to the rescue.
Killer Fun: Cozy Mystery Charity Collection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 691,950. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
10 romantic cozy mystery novels by New York Times, USA Today, and National Bestselling authors! Mystery, murder, laughs, romance, and tons of fun! **A portion of proceeds from the sale of this collection will be donated to a charity of readers' choosing! To nominate your favorite charity to receive the funds, visit gemmahallidaypublishing dot com.**
A Pacific Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,500. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
A shocking murder causes panic in Los Angeles city government. The lives of two police investigators are forever changed as they uncover an international criminal organization headed by a killer who is seeking to build a global empire.
The Dance of Dimitrios
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,280. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The Dance of Dimitrios is a mystery novel that mixes some of the horrors of illegal immigration with everyday events. DCI Lambert, who works for Europol - the European equivalent of the FBI - is sent to Greece in order to solve a cold case and finds himself embroiled in a secret game involving MI6 and Al Qaeda.
Bubblegum Blonde
Series: Barb Jackson Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,330. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"Expect the unexpected" has been Barb Jackson’s motto ever since the day she became a private investigator. But when a blast from the past in the form of her cheating ex-boyfriend shows up in her office and begs her to help him clear his name in an ongoing murder investigation, she fears this time she might have bitten off more than she can chew.
Murder Casts Its Spell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,890. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2016 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Attorney Petra Rakowtiz lives in a world much like ours...except that her latest client is a wizard. Petra might agree that magic can be unpredictable...especially when she suddenly possesses those powers herself. With the Wizard Council threatening to lock her up for inability to control her new power, and her client's life on the line if she doesn't prove him innocent, Petra could be in trouble.
The Incident Box Set - All Eight Episodes of the popular Sam Jameson Espionage and Suspense Thriller
Series: THE INCIDENT - A Sam Jameson Serial Thriller, Book 11. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 170,540. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
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The Blue Coyote
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,360. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Frannie and Larry Shoemaker love taking their grandchildren camping with them. But at Bluffs State Park, Frannie finds herself worrying more than usual about their safety, and when another young girl disappears from the campground in broad daylight, her fears increase. Accusations against Larry and her add to the cloud over their heads.