Sally J. Smith

Biography

Sally J. Smith and Jean Steffens, are partners in crime—crime writing, that is. They live in Scottsdale, Arizona, awesome for eight months out of the year, an inferno the other four. They write bloody murder, flirty romance, and wicked humor all in one package. When their heads aren't together over a manuscript, you'll probably find them at a movie or play, a hockey game or the mall, or at one of the hundreds of places to find a great meal in the Valley of the Sun.

Where to find Sally J. Smith online


Where to buy in print


Series

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.
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: $2.99 USD.
Mele Kalikimaka Murder
Price: $4.99 USD.

Books

Aloha Lagoon Mysteries Boxed Set Vol. IV (Books 10-12)
Pre-release—available June 25, 2019. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 193,700. Language: English. Published by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
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
Mystic Deception
Series: Mystic Isle Mysteries, Book 4. Pre-release—available June 4, 2019. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,080. Language: English. Published 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?
Mystic Isle Mysteries Boxed Set (Books 1-3)
Series: Mystic Isle Mysteries. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 191,400. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2018 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
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
Beachboy Murder
Series: Aloha Lagoon Mysteries, Book 11. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,450. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2018 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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.
Danger Cove Mysteries Boxed Set Vol. V (Books 13-15)
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 200,280. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
From five USA TODAY bestselling authors comes the next set of intriguing cozy mystery novels in the Danger Cove Mysteries series! This boxed set includes three, full-length novels, including: Heroes and Hurricanes (a Danger Cove Cocktail Mystery), A Death in the Flower Garden (a Danger Cove Farmers' Market Mystery), Divas, Diamonds & Death (a Danger Cove Pet Sitter Mystery)
Pushing Up Daisies (a short story collection)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 146,110. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Spring into fun with these spring themed short stories by New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award winning authors! Enjoy a little mystery, a hint of romance, and a lot of laughter with these shorts from some of Gemma Halliday Publishing's bestselling series.
A Haunting Homicide: Halloween Cozy Mystery Boxed Set
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 286,660. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
When the ghouls come out to play... the amateur sleuths are on the case! Curl up by the fire and sip a cup of cider with this collection of 4 full-length, spooky cozy mystery novels from USA Today bestselling and award winning authors! This collection includes: Calamity Jayne and the Haunted Homecoming, Mystic Mayhem, Lipstick, Lies & Dead Guys, Murder Casts Its Spell
Mystic Mischief
Series: Mystic Isle Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,100. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2017 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Just when Melanie Hamilton thought things couldn't get stranger at The Mansion at Mystic Isle, she finds herself in the middle of a true pirate treasure hunt! Fortune hunters have arrived Indiana Jones-style at the New Orleans resort...resulting in a dead body! Now it’s up to Mel and the rest of the odd crew at Mystic Isle to bring order back to the bayou and solve the murder.
Divas, Diamonds & Death (a Danger Cove Pet Sitter Mystery)
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries, Book 15. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,180. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Pet Sitter turned sleuth, Lizzie Jones, is excited about a famous pet psychic coming to Danger Cove. But when the psychic's little piglet is pignapped, a diamond collar is stolen, and a dead body turns up, Lizzie finds her granddad is high on the murder suspect list! She quickly jumps into clearing her granddad's name and finding the pignapper and the killer!
Aloha Lagoon Mysteries Boxed Set Vol. I (Books 1-3)
Series: Aloha Lagoon Mysteries. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 213,580. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
There's trouble in paradise... deadly trouble! From the Hawaiian resort town of Aloha Lagoon comes a boxed set of the first three, full-length cozy mystery novels in the Aloha Lagoon Mysteries series! This set includes the following novels by USA Today bestselling authors: Ukulele Murder, Murder on the Aloha Express, and Deadly Wipeout
Danger Cove Mysteries Boxed Set Vol. III (Books 7-9)
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 192,170. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
From five USA TODAY bestselling authors comes the next set of internationally bestselling cozy mystery novels in the Danger Cove Mysteries series! This boxed set includes three, full-length novels, including: Tree of Life and Death, Killer Colada, Passion, Poison & Puppy Dogs
Mystic Mistletoe Murder
Series: Mystic Isle Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,660. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
'Tis the season at The Mansion on Mystic Isle, and Melanie Hamilton, resident tattoo artist at the resort renown for its supernatural atmosphere, can feel the holiday spirit everywhere in the Louisiana bayou. But when Papa Noël turns up as dead as the Ghost of Christmas Past, and all the bounty from a recent charity drive is stolen, Melanie has to find the killer and get it all back!
Murder on the Aloha Express
Series: Aloha Lagoon Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,130. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Travel agent Gabby LeClair, a divorced big-city transplant trying to find some aloha spirit in her soul, prides herself on working hard to give the Aloha Lagoon Resort guests a once-in-a-lifetime experience. But that turns out to be more than anyone bargained for when the body of a client is found dead during one of Gabby's island tours.
Passion, Poison & Puppy Dogs (a Danger Cove Pet Sitter Mystery)
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,410. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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When Lizzie Jones, pet sitter extraordinaire, is asked to watch over her best friend's two spoiled dogs at the posh gated community of Craggy Hill Estates, the last thing she expects is to wind up in the middle of a homicide. But that's exactly what happens when she finds her best friend's cheating husband and Danger Cove’s bodybuilder champ, Mr. Jupiter, floating facedown in his hot tub.
Mystic Mayhem
Series: Mystic Isle Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,560. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Melanie Hamilton 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. But when a guest of the resort, a millionaire's widow, is poisoned, and Melanie's close friend is arrested for the murder, things go from hectic to downright dangerous.
Killer Beach Reads (short story collection)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 229,890. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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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