Robin Merrill

Biography

Robin Merrill writes from rural Maine where she lives with her husband, their two children, and several furry friends. She has authored more than forty books, and her poems, essays, and stories have appeared in hundreds of publications.

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Series

Wing and a Prayer Cozy Mystery Series
Soccer mom Sandra and middle school sports angel Bob = the dream team!
The Whistle Blower
Price: $3.99 USD.
The Showstopper
Price: $3.99 USD.
The Pinch Runner
Price: $3.99 USD.
Shelter Trilogy
The bestselling Shelter Trilogy
Shelter
Price: $3.99 USD.
Daniel
Price: $3.99 USD.
Revival
Price: $3.99 USD.
New Beginnings
What happens when seven senior saints start a new church in a small Maine coastal town? Find out!
Knocking
Price: $4.99 USD.
Kicking
Price: $4.99 USD.
Searching
Price: $4.99 USD.
Knitting
Price: $4.99 USD.

Books

Gertrude, Gumshoe: Murder at the Thrift Store
Series: Gertrude, Gumshoe Cozy Mystery Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,700. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When Gert finds a body at her local Thrifty-Help, she tries to tell the Sheriff's Department everything she knows. Of course, they don't listen. So she must solve the mystery herself. And the only way she can do this is to go undercover—as the Thrifty-Help's newest team member. Anyone who knows Gertrude knows this probably isn't the best idea. She'll probably get fired. Or arrested. Or worse.
Gertrude, Gumshoe: S'more Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,300. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Gertrude is back! After being thrown in the clink for private investigating without a license, she's fled the state to go where her talents will be more appreciated: South Dakota.
The Prima Donna Featuring Gertrude, Gumshoe
Series: Wing and a Prayer Cozy Mystery Series, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,950. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
To snoop or not to snoop ... that is the question. When Sandra finds a body in her daughter's dance studio, she wonders if she should sit this one out. Motherhood and soccer have her busy enough. But then she gets a special request from the heavenly realm. Could one of these dancing divas be a killer? Or is it the creepy stalker in the parking lot? And how far will Sandra have to go to find out?
The Pinch Runner
Series: Wing and a Prayer Cozy Mystery Series, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,020. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Just how long did Sandra and her angel friend Bob think they could stay out of trouble? A softball player has been murdered in the woods behind the church. But all Bob's past sleuthing has gotten him into trouble, so he can't get involved. Should Sandra stay out of this one and let the police handle it? Nah.
The Showstopper
Series: Wing and a Prayer Cozy Mystery Series, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,540. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Soccer mom Sandra and sports angel Bob are back! Peter has been cast as one of the Walton boys in a local play, giving Sandra a new chauffeur duty. When the two of them get stuck inside the remote theater during a snowstorm, and then find a dead body, Sandra calls on her old friend Bob to help. It's a kooky cast of suspicious characters, and one of them is a killer.
The Whistle Blower
Series: Wing and a Prayer Cozy Mystery Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,680. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Bad guys beware: There's a soccer mom on your trail. After a ref drops dead on her son's soccer field, can Sandra decipher his last words in time to save the next victim?
Revival
Series: Shelter Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,760. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance
A cop killer hiding out in the church. A girl with a terrifying secret. Unpaid bills. Empty cupboards. A pastor so tired, he might not survive the day. Is God still listening? Has Open Door Church run its course? Or does God have more in store? When circumstances force Galen to slow down, he hears something new. And he can hardly believe what God has to say. Yes, God is still listening.
Daniel
Series: Shelter Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,710. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Open Door Church has served as a homeless shelter for more than a decade, but when their pastor dies unexpectedly, it's up to Galen and Maggie to take up the reins and keep the ministry going, which won't be easy, as newcomers seem intent on tearing it down. And then there’s young Daniel, who seems to be working miracles in their midst, which of course, isn’t possible. Or is it?
Shelter
Series: Shelter Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,000. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance
She begged God to rescue her. He said, “Go.” So she headed out into the blizzard. In a car that wasn’t exactly hers, with a dog who wasn’t exactly a rat terrier, she drove. Until she ran out of gas in the small Maine town of Mattawooptock. Mattawoopwhat? What on earth is God thinking?
Gertrude, Gumshoe: Complete Series
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 166,460. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
The complete bestselling cozy mystery series for one low price! You know that eccentric great-aunt no one wants to sit beside at family functions? Or that neighbor who's just a little too strange to get to know? Or the pushy woman at the thrift store? Maybe you know Gertrude. She's a smidge snarky. She's frightfully frugal. And she's fearless.
Gertrude, Gumshoe and the Clearwater Curse
Series: Gertrude, Gumshoe Cozy Mystery Series, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Twenty years ago a teenager drowned in Clearwater Lake. Now her ghost is haunting its shores. Gertrude knows there's no such thing as ghosts, and she's going to prove it—even if it means spending some time in the water herself.
Gertrude, Gumshoe: Gunslinger City
Series: Gertrude, Gumshoe Cozy Mystery Series, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,910. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Gertrude's never been so busy. There's been a murder at a Wild West theme park, and Gertrude is on the scene. But she can't stay long, because there's been another murder in Mattawooptock. To complicate matters, Deputy Hale has lost his patience with her eccentric sleuthing. Can she avoid his handcuffs long enough to solve a murder? Or two?
Gertrude, Gumshoe: Slam Is Murder
Series: Gertrude, Gumshoe Cozy Mystery Series, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,280. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
There just isn't enough crime in Mattawooptock, so Gertrude has to convince Calvin to go to the big city—Portland, where she will go undercover as the newest slam poet on the scene. But have any actual crimes been committed, or is this just Gertrude's wild imagination at work?
Gertrude, Gumshoe and the VardSale Villain
Series: Gertrude, Gumshoe Cozy Mystery Series, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,120. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
A young woman is missing, and her boyfriend is desperate to find her. Desperate enough to hire Gertrude, Gumshoe. Thrilled to have her first real client, Gertrude gets right to work. But is she ready for a real case? Can she catch a kidnapper without getting snatched up herself?
Introducing Gertrude, Gumshoe
Series: Gertrude, Gumshoe Cozy Mystery Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
She’s a smidge rude. She’s frightfully frugal. And she’s fearless. Meet Gertrude, Gumshoe.
Knitting
Series: New Beginnings, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,180. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Ask anyone: Jason DeGrave leads a charmed life. He’s the handsome hero, bound for greatness. But Jason has a secret, and it’s killing him. He doesn’t know what to do and asking for help will only make things worse. Can the seven senior saints of New Beginnings Church make a difference, or is this one bigger than them?
Searching
Series: New Beginnings, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,530. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Nora hasn't seen her son in three days, and no one cares. His friends say they haven't seen him. The police say he's just run off. She will not rest until she finds him, but she's in it alone. Until one day, Nora finds her way to a weird little church. And suddenly, she's not alone anymore.
Kicking
Series: New Beginnings, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Esther hasn't seen her granddaughter in four years. She hardly knows her. Yet when Zoe is in danger, Esther can't help but take her in. Will Esther's love be enough to save this wild child from destruction?
Knocking
Series: New Beginnings, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,210. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
With the local church closing, seven senior women take it upon themselves to start one of their own. Pooling their funds, they buy a building that’s crumbling around them. Money is tight and resources limited, but the ladies refuse to give up.

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