We are a small, boutique publisher of quality women's genre fiction who work with a select number of authors per year. We enjoy stories with laughter, heart, and lots of clever plot twists. We don't publish books with graphic gore or sexual content, which makes our books perfect for sharing with your eighteen-year-old daughter or your eighty-year-old grandmother. Our titles are available in most major online retailers and by special request from brick & mortar bookstores and libraries.
When Merry Wrath inherits an urn of cremains, the ex-CIA agent turned Scout Leader also inherits a mystery: “If you’ve received this, it means that I need you to find out who murdered me.” With her best friend and five mischievous little Girl Scouts, Merry takes a trip across the state to her aunt's hometown for answers. But can she get them before a killer silences her questions…for good?
Helen Harding is ready to sell her newly inherited house and leave the small town of Birdwell. But when her potential buyer ends up dead, and her sometimes partner-in-crime solving becomes the prime suspect, it's up to Helen to find out the truth... before the killer decides to take Helen out of Birdwell permanently!
Enjoy fun, sun, laughter, romance, and just a little murder at the Hawaiian island's most "killer" resort, Aloha Lagoon! This boxed set contains 5 full-length cozy mystery novels in the Aloha Lagoon Mysteries series by USA Today bestselling & award winning authors, including: Beachboy Murder, Handbags & Homicide, Tiaras & Terror, Photo Finished, Fatal Break
When Zibby Foster, cruise ship dance instructor, has a few days off in port in Barbados, she envisions cool cocktails on warm sandy beaches. What she gets instead is a dead tourist, a slew of suspects with secrets, and danger around every turn. Can Zibby figure out who killed the vacationing victim before time runs out?
Girl Scout Troop leader Merry Wrath's former life as a CIA agent comes back to haunt her, when a Chechen strong man show up in her suburban front yard. Now Merry finds herself wrapped up in a murder mystery that could spell danger to those closest to her, and she has to walk a fine line between doing the right thing for the wrong people, or the wrong thing for the right people.
Full-time baker and sometime sleuth Sally Muccio is enjoying new motherhood. But when her eccentric father’s friend, mortician Eddie Phibbins, is found dead in one of his own caskets, Sal's father begs her to help find the killer. With their famous coffins cookies in hand, Sal and her best friend Josie “undertake” the investigation!
When Merry Wrath's Girl Scout Troop participated in a Civil War reenactment based on the little-known Battle of Idiot Creek, Merry expected trouble... but she didn't expect to find a real human leg in the pretend medical tent! Only when the leg disappears, the sheriff doesn't believe her, and the CIA gets involved, it's up to Merry to prove that there was a murder before the reenactment ends
Diamonds are not always a girl’s best friend.
When legal secretary turned sleuth Jamie Winters finds a dead body with a pocket full of diamonds, she and her teenage sidekick are suddenly in the middle of a murder investigation. But the deeper they dig, the more danger they uncover, and one thing is for sure: the killer will stop at nothing to reclaim those diamonds!
Lilly Waters, new part owner of the local tavern, finds herself in over her head when she stumbles over a dead body in a reportedly haunted hotel. The police are quick to point fingers, but Lilly knows there's more going on than meets the eye. A secretive real estate investor, an old enemy, and a shocking middle-of-the-night find all lead Lilly to the biggest danger in Danger Cove yet!
Merry Wrath, former CIA turned Girls Scout troop leader, is over the moon when her wacky taxidermist sisters-in-law present her with a stuffed King Vulture named Nellie Lou. But while the bird is beautiful, the deceased vulture has a secret past that leads to unanticipated trouble—ranging from a bad LSD trip to actually tripping over a dead body in Merry's garage!
From USA Today bestselling author Leslie Langtry come two hilarious short holiday mysteries about the Bombay Family, including: Four Killing Birds (short story) and Have Your Self a Deadly Little Christmas (short story).
From the deadly little town of Danger Cove, comes the first 5 full-length cozy mystery novels in the Danger Cove Mysteries series by USA Today bestselling and award winning authors! This boxed set includes: Secret of the Painted Lady, Murder and Mai Tais, Death by Scones, Four-Patch of Trouble, Deadly Dye and a Soy Chai
From the deadly little town of Danger Cove, come 5 full-length cozy mystery novels in the Danger Cove Mysteries series by USA Today bestselling and award winning authors! This boxed set includes: Killer Closet Case, Tree of Life and Death, Killer Colada , Passion, Poison & Puppy Dogs, A Novel Death
From the deadly little town of Danger Cove, come 5 full-length cozy mystery novels in the Danger Cove Mysteries series by USA Today bestselling authors! This boxed set includes: Robbing Peter to Kill Paul, Sinister Snickerdoodles, Hurricanes and Heroes, A Death in the Flower Garden, Divas, Diamonds & Death
From the deadly little town of Danger Cove, come 5 full-length cozy mystery novels in the Danger Cove Mysteries series by USA Today bestselling authors! This boxed set includes: A Slaying in the Orchard, A Secret in the Pumpkin Patch, Deadly Dirty Martinis, A Poison Manicure and Peach Liqueur, Tequila Trouble
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…Unless you’re Sally Muccio. First, expectant mother Sal is the victim of a carjacking by Santa himself, and then her gingerbread cookies are found next to a dead body and her cake server is used as a murder weapon! Now Sal has no choice but to try to clear her name...before she and the baby are singing Christmas carols in prison!
Merry Wrath is surprised when her old friend, Hilly—a quirky CIA assassin—shows up at her door for a "vacation" in Iowa. But things get even stranger when Merry’s arch-nemesis, Lana, is sighted and a Chinese operative ends up murdered in her backyard! Merry wonders if her friend really is on vacation, or if she's after another target? Is it Lana? Was it the Chinese operative? Or is it Merry Wrath?
Take killer vacation in the deadliest little resort in paradise, Aloha Lagoon! This boxed set contains the first 5 full-length cozy mystery novels in the Aloha Lagoon Mysteries series by USA Today bestselling & award winning authors, including: Ukulele Murder, Murder on the Aloha Express, Deadly Wipeout, Deadly Bubbles in the Wine, Mele Kalikimaka Murder
Spend your next vacation at the most killer Hawaiian resort, Aloha Lagoon! This boxed set contains 5 full-length cozy mystery novels in the Aloha Lagoon Mysteries series by USA Today bestselling & award winning authors, including: Death of the Big Kahuna (book #6), Ukulele Deadly (book #7), Bikinis & Bloodshed (book #8), Death of the Kona Man (book #9), Lethal Tide (book #10)
When Samantha Reynolds find her bestie, surf shop owner Alani, standing over the dead body of her wayward ex-boyfriend, she knows there's trouble in paradise. While Sam knows Alani is innocent, the local police aren't so easily convinced, and Sam realizes it's up to her to clear Alani's name and find the real killer before her friend ends up behind bars.
Two of Danger Cove's most prolific amateur sleuths team up when a judge from the Farmer's Market salsa contest is found murdered... and his killing just may have something to do with recent the death of a quilt collector. Maria Dolores and Keely Fairchild team up to catch the killer in this Danger Cove Crossover event!
When a masked gunman breaks into agent turned Girl Scout Troop leader, Merry Wrath's home, things aren't looking good. But they look even worse when that same gunman later turns up murdered! From a cosplaying teenaged zookeeper to a possible plot by the Russians, Merry struggles to keep her troop together and catch a killer...before the killer catches Merry first!
From USA Today bestselling authors, enjoy a vacation in the deadliest little spot in Hawaii, the Aloha Lagoon Resort! This "killer" beach read includes three full-length novels in the Aloha Lagoon romantic mystery series, including: Lethal Tide, Beachboy Murder, Handbags & Homicide
When the Federation of Magicians decides to hold their annual contest at the Mansion at Mystic Isle resort on the bayou, Melanie Hamilton couldn't be more excited. But when the contest frontrunner turns up dead, Mel and the rest of the staff at the resort rally to chase down the culprit. Will an abracadabra and the wave of a magic wand catch the killer, or will it be Mel who disappears?
When photographer Autumn Season lands the job of official photographer at the prestigious Aloha Lagoon Resort, she's ecstatic. But a lively luau suddenly turns deadly, and Autumn realizes she may have accidentally snapped a picture of a murder in progress! Now the killer will go to any lengths to protect his (or her) identity, and Autumn is clearly in their sights.
From USA Today bestselling author Catherine Bruns comes a boxed set of three full-length mysteries set in the high stakes world of real estate featuring amateur sleuth Cindy York! This boxed set includes the first three novels from the bestselling cozy mystery series, including: Killer Transaction (book #1), Priced to Kill (book #2), For Sale By Killer (book #3)
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!
From USA Today bestselling author Leslie Langtry comes a boxed set of three hilarious Merry Wrath Mysteries! This boxed set includes three, full-length novels featuring the CIA assassin turned Girls Scout troop leader, including: Map Skills Murder – book #7, Mean Girl Murder – book #8, Marriage Vow Murder – book #9
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!
It’s St. Patrick’s Day in Beantown, and Mackenzie Elizabeth Taylor needs the Luck of the Irish to solve her latest case—a gnarly dispute by two Irish pub owners who happen to be brothers as well as rivals over a missing inheritance. With the entire city out pub-crawling, Mackenzie goes hunting for a pot of gold...but winds up with a body instead.
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!
From USA Today bestselling author Catherine Bruns comes a boxed set of the next three exciting mysteries featuring baker turned sleuth Sally Muccio. This boxed set includes three full-length novels—and tasty recipes!—from the #1 bestselling Cookies & Chance series, including: Frosted With Revenge (book #4), Silenced by Sugar (book #5), Crumbled to Pieces (book #6)
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?
From USA Today bestselling author Wendy Byrne comes a boxed set of three full-length mysteries featuring former Manhattanite turned small town Iowa sleuth, Izzy Lewis! This boxed set includes: Nearly Dead in Iowa, Double Trouble in Iowa, Shady Shenanigans in Iowa
Quilt appraiser Keely Fairchild just wants to have a quiet little Thanksgiving dinner at home with her boyfriend, but as the guest list grows, so do her problems...including the mystery of who killed a local quilter and what did her death have to do with a sampler quilt she'd made to depict her life's story?
From USA Today bestselling authors Sally J. Smith and Jean Steffens comes a boxed set of the first three tantalizingly fun mysteries from the Bayou in the Mystic Isle series, including: Mystic Mayhem – book #1, Mystic Mistletoe Murder – book #2, Mystic Mischief – book #3
Happy Hula Boutique manager, Kaley, is excited to celebrate Halloween with her friends at Aloha Lagoon’s upcoming Alohaween Festival—that is she's dragged to a ghoul-themed beauty pageant to cheer on her longtime nemesis, Harmony Kane. The competition is stiff, and things turn deadly when the winner is found staked with her own scepter!
The Halloween Parade is coming up, and former CIA agent-turned-suburbanite Merry Wrath’s Girl Scout Troop hopes to repeat a 1st place trophy for the 3rd year in a row. But when they find a dead woman dressed as a witch, a mysterious treasure, and face a ruthless kidnapping, it looks like Merry’s in for a different kind of triple threat.
In need of some quick dough, full-time baker and sometime sleuth Sally Muccio decides to rent the vacant apartment over the bakery to a friend of her grandmother’s. But when the elderly woman is mowed down in a hit and run, it quickly becomes obvious this was no accident. Grandma Rosa asks for Sal’s help to find the killer, but can she catch a murderer before her world crumbles around her?
From USA Today bestselling author Leslie Langtry comes a boxed set of three laugh-out-loud mysteries! This boxed set includes three, full-length novels in the bestselling Merry Wrath Mysteries series, including: Movie Night Murder, Mud Run Murder, Motto for Murder
Palm tress, warm sand, and a "killer" vacation resort! Welcome to Aloha Lagoon, the deadliest little spot in the Hawaiian islands, with this boxed set of three, full-length cozy mystery novels in the Aloha Lagoon Mysteries series by USA Today bestselling authors, including: Ukulele Deadly, Bikinis & Bloodshed, and Death of the Kona Man
When former Manhattanite Izzy Lewis's small town sheriff is the prime suspect in his ex-wife's disappearance, Izzy and her adventurous surrogate grandmothers, the Q's, set out to clear his name find the missing woman. But between leads that go nowhere, mysterious strangers, enemies becoming friends, they have their work cut out for them!
Kaley Kalua is excited to help her best friend celebrate her wedding in paradise... until Kaley's ex-husband shows up with his new girlfriend! But things become downright deadly when the girlfriend is found dead and the police suspect Kaley. Now Kaley must do a little investigating of her own if she wants to live to see her friend walk down the aisle.
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?
When a friend’s husband is found dead under suspicious circumstances, bartender Lilly Waters finds herself at the center of a murder investigation with a deadly double shot of trouble. With danger lurking around every corner, Lilly must figure out if her friend is being set up to take the fall for her husband's death...or if there are skeletons hiding in her own closet.
Just as travel agent turned reluctant sleuth Gabby LeClair is starting to gain some of the Aloha spirit, she finds a dead body in her very own backyard! Now Gabby must find the truth about this former beachboy's shady past before his killer strikes again.
When struggling real estate agent Cindy York lists a quaint mansion, she can hardly believe her luck...that is until she finds out the owner has just served 20 years for murdering his wife. But before Cindy can axe the deal, she stumbles over another dead body inside the house and is swept up in family drama, resentment, and decade old secrets that someone will kill to keep.
From USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Fischetto comes a boxed set of humorously haunting mysteries! This boxed set includes the first three full-length novels in the Gianna Mancini Mysteries series, including: Lipstick, Lies & Dead Guys (book #1), Miniskirts, Mai Tais & Dead Guys (book #2), Cupcakes, Butterflies & Dead Guys (book #3)
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.
Take a vacation to the most "killer" resort in Hawaii—Aloha Lagoon! Enjoy this beach-read boxed set of three, full-length cozy mystery novels in the Aloha Lagoon Mysteries series by USA Today bestselling authors, including: Deadly Bubbles in the Wine, Mele Kalikimaka Murder, and Death of the Big Kahuna
Helen Harding is a genius at picking losers. Her exes run the gamut from merely lazy to legitimately criminal, making all the stops in between. After her fourth, and absolutely final, fiancé is carted off to prison for making time with the underage honeys, Helen is mortified and desperate to get out of town. The perfect solution seems to be a last minute call to arms from her aunt Penny, a beer swigging chain smoker from backwoods Texas who has three-inch press-on nails, a love of men from truck stops, and a life or death problem...that, unfortunately, ends in death before Helen even has a chance to arrive.
There's trouble in paradise...
Welcome to Aloha Lagoon, one of Hawaii's hidden treasures. A little bit of tropical paradise nestled along the coast of Kauai, this resort town boasts luxurious accommodation, friendly island atmosphere...and only a slightly higher than normal murder rate. While mysterious circumstances may be the norm on our corner of the island, we're certain that our staff and Lagoon natives will make your stay in Aloha Lagoon one you will never forget! visit us at alohalagoonmysteries.com
Welcome to the town of Danger Cove, a sleepy little town in the Pacific Northwest and home to renowned mystery novelist, Elizabeth Ashby. While Elizabeth swears the stories she writes are fiction, you can find the inspiration for her murderous tales all over Danger Cove...from the intriguing cast of local characters to the deliciously dangerous places to eat, play, and explore in Danger Cove. Don't let our name fool you—we're the friendliest (even if deadliest) town in the Pacific Northwest!
visit us at dangercovemysteries.com
Melanie Hamilton is not your average artist. She brings home the bacon by inking tattoos at New Orleans's Mansion at Mystic Isle, a resort in the middle of the bayou that caters to fans of the peculiar and paranormal.
As a young single parent, Mackenzie Elizabeth Taylor has struggled to provide for her teenage daughter. She finally catches a break when she inherits half of an apartment building in Boston from her uncle Al...along with his P.I. business. So what if she doesn’t know the first thing about investigation or if their hot-but-crabby downstairs tenant is a police detective who’s looking for any excuse to handcuff her? Her daughter, Mac the computer whiz, has her back. And these two girls don’t know the meaning of the word quit.
Enjoy your summer with this bingeable 10 book collection of mystery novels by New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award winning authors! Mystery, murder, laughs, romance, and tons of fun beach reads! This bargain priced collection of full-length novels is available for a limited time only, so don't delay!
Summer themed short stories by USA Today bestselling mystery and romance authors! Enjoy mystery, romance, and lots of laughter under the sun with shorts from some of your favorite series. The perfect quick reads for vacation lounging or sipping frosty drinks poolside! **Recipes included!**