Meg Perry

Biography

I'm an academic librarian in Central Florida and I teach internet research courses. Like Jamie, I love an academic puzzle! I read A LOT and enjoy finding new mystery writers.

Series

Angeles Investigations Mysteries
Three ex-cops and a librarian come together to form a new LGBTQ+ private investigation agency in Los Angeles.
Kevin Brodie Mysteries
Kevin Brodie and Jamilah Daly, former cops, are now social workers with the Los Angeles District Attorney's Bureau of Victim Services. They're victim advocates, working only with the families of homicide victims. Acting as liaisons between families and the police, Kevin and Jamilah sometimes get caught up in the investigations. The Kevin Brodie Mysteries tell those stories.
The Jamie Brodie Mysteries
Academic librarian Jamie Brodie joins forces with his boyfriend, ex-cop Pete Ferguson, and his fellow librarians to solve mysteries that come his way. Gay mystery, not m/m.
Space Coast Mysteries
Gay mystery (not m/m) featuring space reporter Justin Harris and Air Force Office of Special Investigations Special Agent Greg Marcotte. Takes place on the Space Coast, in and near Cocoa Beach, FL, and Patrick Air Force Base.

Books

Deepfaked to Death
Series: Angeles Investigations Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,270. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2024 by Meg Perry. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
LAPD detective Jon Eckhoff is jolted awake by a call from his union rep. A video is circulating on social media that supposedly shows Jon shooting a young man to death. To anyone who knows him, the video is clearly a deepfake. But who would do such a thing? Jon is suspended for the duration of the investigation, but his friends at Angeles Investigations are on the case.
Hunted to Death: An Angeles Investigations Mystery
Series: Angeles Investigations Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,710. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2024 by Meg Perry. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
A sniper? In Bel Air? When Ammo Brodie scents a cadaver on Kevin Brodie's street, the police find an elderly man, shot in the head from a distance. Plenty of people had reason to want sex offender Dean Stokes dead. Was it one of his previous victims? Or have decades-old secrets finally wreaked their final revenge?
Cheated to Death: An Angeles Investigations Mystery
Series: Angeles Investigations Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,700. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
Angeles Investigations, a new LGBTQ private investigation agency in LA, is nearly ready for its opening day on Tuesday, August 1. But before they even open the doors, a woman hires them to solve a murder that she's suspected of committing. The answers are out there, and Angeles is determined to find them before the police do.
Accessory to Death: A Kevin Brodie Mystery
Series: Kevin Brodie Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,830. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
Who killed Chase and Kara Blackwood? They seemed like the perfect couple. But when social worker and victim advocate Kevin Brodie takes on the rest of the Blackwood family as clients, he discovers that the perfect couple was not so perfect. As Kevin begins to uncover Chase and Kara’s secrets, he works with LAPD to figure out which of those secrets might have led to murder.
Enchanted to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,770. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Jamie Brodie is still in New Mexico, volunteering with local Search and Rescue but otherwise adrift, his days purposeless. Then a terrible tragedy and a sudden announcement propel Jamie and Pete back toward Los Angeles. But first, Jamie has some business to attend to. And clarity of purpose comes to Jamie from an unexpected source.
Two Hundred Bones: A Space Coast Mystery
Series: Space Coast Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,220. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
A construction crew at Cape Canaveral has uncovered a set of old bones - with damage from a bullet. Federal Agent Greg Marcotte and his boyfriend, space reporter Justin Harris, join forces to investigate the coldest of cold cases as a hurricane bears down on them.
Soaked to Death: A Kevin Brodie Mystery
Series: Kevin Brodie Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,900. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
After Stephen Atcheson was fired from UCLA, no one expected that he’d resurface - literally - floating in the Stone Canyon Reservoir with a bullet hole in his head. While LAPD investigates, it falls on Kevin Brodie and Jamilah Daly to deal with Stephen’s family, while worrying that the new cost-cutting District Attorney will end Kevin and Jamilah’s partnership.
Snowed to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Jamie Brodie and his husband, Pete Ferguson, are living quietly in New Mexico. On Valentine’s Day the men are snowboarding at Ski Apache when Jamie trips over a branch. Except the “branch” turns out to be a human leg, attached to a man named Gordon Clarke. Clarke is from Santa Monica, California, same as Jamie and Pete. And he has Pete and Jamie’s names and address in his pocket.
Three Thousand Miles: A Space Coast Mystery
Series: Space Coast Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,670. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Capt. Melissa Cross, an Air Force officer and former astronaut, has been murdered in her Merritt Island home. While the investigation sends Greg across the country, Justin works his contacts to find out why Capt. Cross was bumped from a mission to the International Space Station. As a second murder draws Justin deeper into the case, he and Greg are faced with more questions than answers.
Twelve Seconds: A Space Coast Mystery
Series: Space Coast Mysteries. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 28,550. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
The last thing that Air Force Special Agent Greg Marcotte expects to find in the debris field of an exploded unmanned rocket is a dead body with bullet holes in its chest. A phone number in the victim’s wallet leads him to space reporter Justin Harris and a deeper mystery. Why did the dead man call Justin before the launch? Why won’t anyone discuss the payload? And who else is the killer after?
Painted to Death: A Kevin Brodie Mystery
Series: Kevin Brodie Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After eighteen years with the Los Angeles Police Department, Kevin Brodie is starting his new career as a social worker with the District Attorney’s Bureau of Victim Services. He’s meshing with his new partner, Jamilah Daly, and his first client encounter goes well. Life is good...except he can’t figure out why Jon Eckhoff’s victim looks familiar.
Resigned to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,270. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
New YRL director Ward DeWitt’s reputation has preceded him: everywhere he works, half the librarians resign. Jamie Brodie and friends can’t figure out why he was hired over far more qualified candidates. As they dig into his history, some disturbing facts come to light. Then tragedy strikes, and the librarians come together to reclaim their library.
Drugged to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,520. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Two phone calls in the middle of the night lead Kevin Brodie and Jon Eckhoff in a direction they couldn't have imagined. Jamie Brodie gets answers to some old questions, and is left with two more. How is everything happening in LA connected to New Mexico? And will he and Pete make it through this crisis in one piece?
Deserted to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,550. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Jamie Brodie discovers a dead teenager in the street, the victim's identity leads Jamie to a jarring discovery. Several days later, someone leaves a note inside Pete and Jamie's newspaper. NO QUEERS IN ALAMOGORDO. Jamie is determined to stand his ground, but someone is equally determined to push Jamie and Pete out of town, and to use extreme measures if necessary.
Obsessed to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,090. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Jamie Brodie’s dog sniffs out a corpse at a campsite, Jamie thinks, “At least it’s a natural death this time.” But the dead man is a freelance investigative reporter, on the trail of a major story. Who was he about to expose? Meanwhile, Jamie’s husband, Pete Ferguson, is behaving strangely. Jamie needs answers: What happened to the reporter? And what's going on with his husband?
Footsteps in the Dark
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 256,370. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
The snick of a lock. The squeak of door hinges. The creak of a floorboard... Are those approaching steps that of a lover...or killer? Authors L.B. Gregg, Nicole Kimberling, Josh Lanyon, Dal MacLean, Z.A. Maxfield, Meg Perry, C.S. Poe and S.C. Wynne join forces for FOOTSTEPS IN THE DARK, eight sexy and suspenseful novellas of Male/Male Mystery and Romance.
Haunted to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 38,250. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jamie Brodie and his family are in Scotland, staying at Brodie Castle. The family is threatened with blackmail...then the blackmailer turns up dead. Jamie, Pete, Kevin, and Kristen set out to clear the Brodie name. Along the way they encounter a ghostly sighting, a wild rumor, centuries-old curses, and a massive cover-up. Will they find the truth before the Scots detectives arrest the wrong man?
Cloistered to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,910. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Jamie Brodie is on deadline. On Clinton Kenneally's recommendation, he schedules a writing retreat at a monastery--which turns out to be quite different from what he expected. Meanwhile, Kevin Brodie and Jon Eckhoff are dealing with a dead drug dealer, doggie diarrhea, and a reality TV camera crew. But when it turns out that Kevin knows the victim, the case gets a whole lot more interesting.
Published to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,980. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
The Association of Self-Publishing is holding its annual conference on UCLA's campus, and Mercedes Moran, superstar of self-publishing, is the keynote speaker...until she turns up dead in the back of the exhibit hall. Kevin Brodie and Jon Eckhoff are on the case, and they enlist Jamie Brodie's and Kristen Beach's help with navigating the world of self-published authors.
Dirty Laundry: The Jamie Brodie Short Stories
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,980. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Here are 32 short stories that take place in the Jamie Brodie Mysteries universe, most of them never previously published. Spanning from 1974-2017, the stories tell of first dates, first loves, and first meetings of lifelong friends.
Promoted to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,850. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Elaine Pareja didn’t have fans among her colleagues in the psychology department. When her promotion application is denied and she is fired, no one is sorry. When Elaine is reinstated for no apparent reason, it causes a revolt. When she is killed, her colleagues become suspects. But Elaine was a keeper of secrets. Jamie Brodie, Sheila Meadows and the cops search for the one that led to her death.
Trapped to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,970. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
There are signs that Jamie Brodie’s autumn quarter might bring trouble. First, his next door neighbors unexpectedly drop off the grid. Several days later Jamie discovers - with the help of his dog - that something very bad has happened in the neighbors’ house. When the victim is identified, Jamie briefly becomes a suspect - but something far more dangerous is lying in wait for Jamie.
Filmed to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,640. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Rafe Conroy, has-been actor, is filming a TV pilot: his big comeback. But his comeback is cut short when he’s found dead. Who killed Rafe? There are plenty of suspects. Was it Rafe's drug dealer? Or the dealer's ex, Abby Glenn, who discovered the body? Thanks to Abby's involvement, Kevin Brodie can't work the case. It's up to Jon Eckhoff and Jamie Brodie to solve before the killer strikes again.
Played to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,090. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Scott Deering, LA Philharmonic cellist, doesn't play weddings, but a friend's emergency finds him anchoring a college string quartet at a lavish wedding. Then his second violinist turns up dead. Jamie Brodie gets sucked into the investigation after the theft of a music score from UCLA Libraries. Jamie wants to finalize his own wedding plans but first has to help his ex, Scott, track down a killer.
Avenged to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Who is Randall Chesterson Barkley, and why has he named Jamie Brodie and his brothers in his will? The answer to that question leads Jamie to another answer: the story of what really happened to his mom. Then two murders throw Jamie, Kevin and Jeff into an investigation that uncovers more secrets from the past - and forces Jamie into a decision where there is no option for a happy ending.
Talked to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,170. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Librarians gone wild! It’s a typical state library association conference - presentations, networking, receptions, drinking, strangers appearing in Pete and Jamie’s room in the middle of the night… What’s atypical is murder. A lot of people hated library director Hugo Creighton, most of them librarians. Can Jamie help the police solve Creighton’s murder before the suspects go home?
Stoned to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,610. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
In 1915 Scottish farmer Robert Thomson disappeared from Orkney with a Stone Age relic. Now his great-great-grandson, Pete Ferguson, is coming to Scotland with Jamie Brodie to meet Pete's distant cousins and investigate Robert’s disappearance. But the homophobia of the Thomson patriarch threatens to derail their quest - and a meeting in a pub brings Pete and Jamie's relationship to a turning point.
Stacked to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,960. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
When Jamie Brodie finds Austin Sharp dead, strangled in the library stacks, the police have plenty of suspects. When another student is found strangled, the focus of the investigation shifts – both were from the same hometown. Then a third student is found dead. A serial killer is on the loose, and the police send in the elite Homicide Special Unit. And their favorite suspect is Jamie.
Psyched to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,150. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Who killed Matt Bendel? The police suspect his partner, Elliott Conklin. Elliott was found with the body, covered in blood, and he doesn’t have an alibi. Elliott wants Pete Ferguson to help clear his name. But Pete doesn’t have time – and he thinks Elliott might be guilty. Jamie Brodie isn’t so sure. Matt had a secret . The investigation leads to someone from Jamie's past - and another death.
Encountered to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,530. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
It seems Jamie Brodie can't go anywhere anymore without a body turning up. Jamie and Pete arrive in New Mexico to find that Alamogordo has been invaded - by fans of a TV show called Alien Visitors. The host of the show, Dixon Gill, was found dead in the lobby of Steve's building. Gill's fans believe he was killed by the FBI. Jamie knows that's not true. But who did kill Gill?
Researched to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,880. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Jamie Brodie is looking forward to a week of vacation in Oxford, England. Before he's even packed, a couple of complications arise. The first is Jamie's ex, Ethan; the second is Pete's ex. Jamie leaves for Oxford, not sure where he stands with Pete - and gets tangled up in a murder related to a missing book. Could Ethan be a murderer?
Burdened to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,950. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A phone call in the middle of the night tells Pete Ferguson that one of his childhood friends, Mark Jones, has committed suicide. Mark’s family wonders if Mark was abused by the same priest at whose hands Pete suffered. Pete is convinced the priest is connected to Mark's suicide. Jamie isn't so sure. When the evidence starts pulling them in different directions, will it tear them apart?
Hoarded to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Jamie Brodie helps his ex-sister-in-law clean her hoarded apartment - and finds a dead body. What the dead man was clutching in his hand might be the answer to a thousand-year-old mystery. As Jamie investigates, he uncovers a hoard of secrets – but the biggest secret of all belongs to Jamie’s boyfriend, Pete.
Cited to Death
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,250. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jamie Brodie, gay academic librarian, investigates the death of his former boyfriend, who mailed him a cryptic letter just before his death. Was Dan's death murder? Why would someone kill over an article published in an obscure medical journal? And why does Jamie have the feeling that someone is following him?

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