Rosalie Spielman

Biography

Rosalie Spielman enjoys moving in order to clean out her closets. After meeting her husband when they were both in the Army, they moved eleven times in twenty-four years, to multiple states and three countries. Somewhere along the way, Rosalie discovered that she could make other people laugh with her writing. She finds joy in giving people a humorous escape from the real world. Her cozy mystery novels are set in locales that have chickens, such as rural Idaho and sunny Kauai.

Rosalie is an active member of Sisters in Crime and is represented by Dawn Dowdle of the Blue Ridge Literary Agency. She currently lives in Maryland with her husband and four creatures—two teens and two fur babies.

Where to find Rosalie Spielman online

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: $2.99 USD.
Deadly Wipeout
Price: $5.99 USD.
Mele Kalikimaka Murder
Price: $5.99 USD.
Death of the Big Kahuna
Price: $5.99 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.
Murder Comes Home
Price: $4.99 USD.

Books

Death at the Spring Fling
Series: Aloha Lagoon Mysteries, Book 21. Pre-release—available April 16, 2024. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Kiki Hepburn is happy to help put together the Aloha Lagoon Spring Fling Dance, hanging crepe paper jellyfish and paper mâché honu. But the dance suddenly turns deadly when Kiki finds a dead body...and Kiki's nemesis, Ruby, standing over it with the murder weapon! Did Ruby finally snap? Or does someone else on the island have murderous intentions?
Murder Comes Home
Series: Hometown Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,850. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2023 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When a reality TV show comes to town, Army retiree Tessa Treslow couldn't be more excited. That is, until she realizes they brought with them a cold blooded killer! And when Tessa's Aunt Edna suddenly becomes entangled in the investigation, Tessa has a personal reason to find the murderer... before they find her!
Hallo-waiian Murder Mystery
Series: Aloha Lagoon Mysteries, Book 20. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,210. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2023 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
It's Kiki Hepburn's first Halloween in Aloha Lagoon includes poisonous flowers, a prickly pineapple plantation, and a zombie themed wedding... and a murder! With time running out and "something" stalking her every move, will Kiki live to see her Halloween treats? Or will this year end in a "trick" Kiki won't come back from?
Home Is Where the Murder Is
Series: Hometown Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,120. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2023 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When retired US Army officer Tessa Treslow organizes a charity, the last thing she expects to find is a dead body! The victim is a stranger to their small town, who claimed to have ties to Tessa's best friend—putting her bestie squarely in the position of suspect #1. Can Tessa find out the truth about the dead woman's claims and save her friend... or will the killer be claiming another victim?
Death on a Cliff
Series: Aloha Lagoon Mysteries, Book 18. Price: $5.99 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?
Welcome Home to Murder
Series: Hometown Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,750. 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?
Death Under the Sea
Series: Aloha Lagoon Mysteries, Book 16. Price: $5.99 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!