Gemma Halliday Publishing

Publisher info

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.

Where to find Gemma Halliday Publishing online

A Doggone Death
Pre-release—available November 8, 2022. Price: $4.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Samantha can't wait to join their fellow hookers (rug hookers, that is) for a event sponsored by her friend Lucy. But what should be friendly fun turns into a deadly disaster, when Samantha stumbles upon a fellow hooker in distress—who dies in Sam's arms! The dead woman, Hilda Pratt, wasn't exactly beloved by all—least of all Lucy. Now it's up to Sam to clear her friend's name and find a murderer!
Memories Are Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 24. Pre-release—available October 18, 2022. Price: $5.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When someone from ex-CIA agent Merry Wrath's past surfaces just as a dead body turns up in her garage, she can't chalk it up to mere coincidence. Is Teo the Tapir framing Merry for murder? And can Merry keep her taxidermist sisters-in-law, her troop of unruly Girl Scouts, and fifty-one frantic hamsters in check long enough to discover the truth? Or are some memories too deadly to hold onto?
Seasoned with Murder
Pre-release—available September 20, 2022. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,840. Language: English. Published by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When full time baker and sometime sleuth Sally Muccio heads out on a fum+filled cruise, the last thing she expects to encounter is a dead body. And when a woman Sal knows is innocent is accused of the crime, it's up to Sal to find the real.killer...before she herself becomes a victim of high crime on the high seas!
Hula Homicide
Pre-release—available September 6, 2022. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,660. Language: English. Published by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Kristy Piper is thrilled with her job as the wedding planner at the Aloha Lagoon resort. That is, until a groomsman turns up dead and her hot new photographer is the police's prime suspect. Suddenly it's up to Kristy to clear the heartthrob's name and figure out which of her current wedding party had it in for the dead man...before they strike again!
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?
Tutus, Fries & Dead Guys
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,450. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2022 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Gianna Mancini has always secretly been a ghost whisperer. But when a dance instructor is killed and her spirit is trapped in a mirror, the "Screama Ballerina" puts Gianna's gifts to the test. Especially when Gianna's fifteen-year-old niece is questioned in connection with the death. Can Gianna figure out who had it in for the controlling dancer and set her soul free?
Munchies and Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 23. 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.
Murder at the Wedding
Series: Modern Midwife Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,810. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2022 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Creighton Memorial's Chief Obstetrician suddenly dies at his daughter’s wedding, it's up to modern midwife Maeve O’Reilly Kensington to find his killer... before the police start questioning those closest to her! With the help of her wealthy, acerbic sister and quick-witted Boston Irish mother, Maeve must stay one step ahead of a ruthless murderer.
Welcome Home to Murder
Series: Hometown Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,620. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2022 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Army Veteran Tessa Treslow returns to her small hometown, the last thing she expects to encounter is a dead body in her feisty aunt's shop. And when Tessa finds out the deceased man was trying to con her family out of their mom-and-pop business, she knows it's up to her to clear her family's name. Can she be the hero for her hometown once again... before it's too late?
Killer Confession
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2022 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(4.00 from 1 review)
When Jamie Winters is hired to investigate the death of Vicious Vic Hartman, the tabloid Grapevine’s star reporter, she has no shortage of suspects. From an intimidating boss, a bitter ghostwriter, and an unscrupulous would-be replacement to a jilted girlfriend, Vic's enemies abound. With the help of her teen sidekick Maizy, Jaime's tasked to find a killer...before she becomes the next victims!
Kibbles and Death
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,600. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2022 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Samantha Davies discovers the owner of the local pet shelter murdered, she and her lovable dachshund, Porkchop, suddenly find themselves thrust onto the trail of a killer! With the help of her Southern belle cousin, Sam vows to find the truth...even if she has to go toe-to-toe with the handsome new detective in town to do it.
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!
Tidal Wave
Series: Aloha Lagoon Mysteries, Book 17. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2022 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Samantha Reynolds decided to have a surprise wedding at the Aloha Lagoon resort, she knew that the last-minute planning would be difficult. But when her wedding caterer is found dead, Sam's life suddenly goes from matrimony to murder! Can she find the killer, convince her in-laws this isn't a bad omen for her marriage, and plan a new wedding...or will Sam's happily ever end in another victim?
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?
Balloons, Allies & Dead Guys
Series: Gianna Mancini Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,280. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2022 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When ghost whisperer Gianna Mancini throws Pop's 60th birthday, the last thing she expects at the family celebration is a dead body! To make matters worse, a winter blizzard blows in, forcing Gianna and her family to spend the night with a killer. As secrets unfold and suspects emerge, can Gianna get to the truth before the killer strikes again?
Death Under the Sea
Series: Aloha Lagoon Mysteries, Book 16. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,890. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2021 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Former socialite Kiki Hepburn can think of no better place to hide out from her controlling family than the pristine waters of Aloha Lagoon. That is until a mysterious stranger turns up dead, and Kiki is suddenly in the crosshairs of a murder investigation. Between family secrets, stolen couture, a hot dive shop guy, and a cranky parrot, and it’s sink or swim for Kiki!
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?
Ghosts, Private Eyes & Dead Guys
Series: Gianna Mancini Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,770. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2021 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
Ghost whisperer, Gianna Mancini, is thrilled to accompany her PI boyfriend, Julian, to as annual Halloween costume party. But when someone is murdered by a killer wearing the same costume as Julian's, suddenly it's up to Gianna to prove her boyfriend's innocence. With help from a couple of the departed from the other side and two new potential gal-pals, Gianna vows to catch the killer!
Dessert is the Bomb
Series: Cookies & Chance Mysteries, Book 11. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,100. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2021 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
Baker Sally Muccio has always loved Halloween. But when the owner of a competing bakery suddenly ends up dead... right after having been threatened by Sally's business partner... Sal's got more than ghosts and goblins to worry about! Add in a deadly explosion, dangerous family secrets, and a party at a funeral home, and Sal suddenly has to find a killer before it all blows up in her face!
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?
Cookies & Chance Mysteries Boxed Set Vol. III (Books 7-9)
Series: Cookies & Chance Mysteries. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 199,860. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2021 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
(5.00 from 1 review)
From USA Today bestselling author Catherine Bruns comes a boxed set of three exciting mysteries featuring baker turned sleuth Sally Muccio. This boxed set includes three full-length novels—and tasty recipes!—from the Cookies & Chance series, including: Sprinkled in Malice (book #7), Ginger Snapped to Death (book #8), Icing on the Casket (book #9)
Merry Wrath Mysteries Boxed Set Vol. VI (Books 16-18)
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 206,150. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2021 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
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: Mad Money Murder, Mind-Bending Murder, Mascots Are Murder
Diamonds, Pies & Dead Guys
Series: Gianna Mancini Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,090. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2021 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General
When ghost whisperer Gianna Mancini's high school frenemy shows up dead, she has mixed feelings. But when the vindictive ghost shows up in Gianna's living room looking fro revenge for her murder, Gianna has only one option: track down a killer. Only the more Gianna looks into it, the more confused she gets...and the more danger comes looking for her...
Knee Deep in Dough
Series: Cookies & Chance Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,240. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2021 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When baker Sally Muccio’s night out is interrupted by seeing an old friend with a gorgeous blonde who is not his newlywed wife, she's a little disturbed. But when the blonde is found dead, and her friend becomes the prime suspect, Sal goes from disturbed to determined to prove his innocence. With time running out and danger escalating, Sal might come out of this mess battered for life.
Mascots Are Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 18. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,070. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2021 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(3.00 from 1 review)
For Merry Wrath her 10 year high school reunion brings more than just spiked punch, when the loathed Class President threatens to reveal dangerous secrets, half the class starts hallucinating, and they all find themselves locked into the gym by a murderous ninja janitor. Merry has to move fast to make sure there are enough classmates left for a 15 year reunion!
Stilettos, Bow Ties & Dead Guys
Series: Gianna Mancini Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,090. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2021 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Reluctant ghost whisperer Gianna Mancini finds herself helping to plan an over-the-top wedding unlike any she’s ever seen! But when the maid of honor, is found dead at the bridal shower, Gianna’s job becomes much more difficult. Especially when her ghost appears to Gianna, demanding answers.
Merry Wrath Mysteries Boxed Set Vol. V (Books 13-15)
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 189,600. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2021 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
From USA Today bestselling author Leslie Langtry comes a boxed set of three side-splitting Merry Wrath Mysteries! This boxed set includes three, full-length novels featuring the CIA assassin turned Girls Scout troop leader, including: Maltese Vulture Murder – book #13, Musket Ball Murder – book #14, Macho Man Murder – book #15
Merry Wrath Mysteries Boxed Set Vol. IV (Books 10-12)
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 186,570. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2021 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
From USA Today bestselling author Leslie Langtry comes a boxed set of three laugh-out-loud Merry Wrath Mysteries! This boxed set includes three, full-length novels featuring the CIA assassin turned Girls Scout troop leader, including: Mystery Night Murder – book #10, Meerkats and Murder– book #11, Make Believe Murder – book #12
Mind-Bending Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 17. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,710. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2021 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Former CIA agent and current suburbanite Merry Wrath knows she’s having a bad day when she wakes up wearing someone else's clothes in a locked room with a dead body. It doesn’t help matters any when the police burst in and arrest her on the spot for the murder of a man she’s never heard of. Can Merry solve this locked room mystery before she ends up locked in a cell?
Mad Money Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 16. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,810. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2020 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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?
All My Exes Live in Texas
Series: Birdwell, Texas Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,480. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2020 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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!
Aloha Lagoon Mysteries Boxed Set (Books 11-15)
Series: Aloha Lagoon Mysteries. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 293,370. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2020 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
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
Killing in the Caribbean
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,370. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2020 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
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?
Macho Man Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 15. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,010. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2020 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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.
Icing on the Casket
Series: Cookies & Chance Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,290. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2020 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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!
Musket Ball Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 14. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2020 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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
Death by Diamonds
Series: Jamie Winters Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2020 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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!
Maltese Vulture Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 13. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,050. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2020 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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!
Greatest Hits Mysteries Holiday Bundle
Series: Greatest Hits Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2019 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
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).
Ginger Snapped to Death
Series: Cookies & Chance Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,360. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2019 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
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!
Make Believe Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 12. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,490. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2019 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
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?
Aloha Lagoon Mysteries Boxed Set (Books 1-5)
Series: Aloha Lagoon Mysteries. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 339,750. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2019 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
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
Aloha Lagoon Mysteries Boxed Set (Books 6-10)
Series: Aloha Lagoon Mysteries. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 349,210. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2019 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
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)
Fatal Break
Series: Aloha Lagoon Mysteries, Book 15. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,770. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2019 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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.
Meerkats and Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 11. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,860. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2019 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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!
Mystic Deception
Series: Mystic Isle Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,150. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2019 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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?
Photo Finished
Series: Aloha Lagoon Mysteries, Book 14. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,870. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2019 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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.
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!
Merry Wrath Mysteries Boxed Set Vol. III (Books 7-9)
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 196,870. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2019 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
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
Sprinkled in Malice
Series: Cookies & Chance Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $5.99 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!
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Series

Aloha Lagoon Mysteries
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
Ukulele Murder
Price: $4.99 USD.
Deadly Wipeout
Price: $4.99 USD.
Mele Kalikimaka Murder
Price: $4.99 USD.
Death of the Big Kahuna
Price: $4.99 USD.
Modern Midwife Mysteries
Maeve O’Reilly Kensington loves her job as a nurse-midwife at Creighton Memorial Hospital in the quintessential New England seaside town of Langford. Nothing could bring her more pleasure than helping women usher new life into the world... except possibly having a child of her own with her husband, Will. In the meantime, she's happy to celebrate the families of those she treats, and content to support her husband in his newly formed catering business. Until murder comes knocking at her door...
Murder at the Wedding
Price: $4.99 USD.
Hometown Mysteries
When Army Veteran Tessa Treslow reluctantly returns to her small hometown, the last thing she expects to encounter is a murder. Between her feisty family, a new love interest, and a slew of small town suspects, Tessa has her hands full. Can she be the hero for her hometown once again... before it's too late?
Welcome Home to Murder
Price: $4.99 USD.
Gianna Mancini Mysteries
Gianna Mancini has chatted with ghosts most of her life. It's never affected her much. Until now.
Cookies & Chance Mysteries
Sally Muccio returns to her hometown to start a novelty cookie shop whose specialties include original fortune cookies, served with a sprinkle of foreshadowing.
Tastes Like Murder
Price: $2.99 USD.
Baked to Death
Price: $5.99 USD.
Burned to a Crisp
Price: $5.99 USD.
Frosted With Revenge
Price: $5.99 USD.
Silenced by Sugar
Price: $5.99 USD.
Crumbled to Pieces
Price: $5.99 USD.
Birdwell, Texas Mysteries
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.
Digging Up Bones
Price: $4.99 USD.
All My Exes Live in Texas
Price: $4.99 USD.
Mystic Isle Mysteries
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.
Mystic Mayhem
Price: $4.99 USD.
Mystic Mistletoe Murder
Price: $4.99 USD.
Mystic Mischief
Price: $4.99 USD.
Mystic Deception
Price: $4.99 USD.
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Killer Beach Reads (Short Story Collection)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,520. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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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!**

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