Publication Date: October 1, 2012
Susan, a 58-year-old woman, encounters an altercation between a woman and a child in a public restroom where she stops while out with her sister. In her enthusiasm to film the conflict to post on her YouTube page, she inadvertently finds herself the object of the strange child’s ire. Susan wakes up to find that she looks 30 years younger and, oh yes, she’s also a vampire. The women in her life are eager to jump on this fountain of youth but the vampire world is much more organized than they thought it would be and their behavior is attracting attention they could do without. Is a youthful body worth the danger they’ve found?
Continue reading They’re So Vein (The Grateful Undead Book 1) by Susan Stec
Publication Date: April 11, 2017
Nani Johnson is settling into her life in Hawaii playing the ukulele for events. When she goes to pick up food for a last-minute dinner, a man dies behind her car. Turns out, the man is from the same super-small Kansas town that Nani and her ultra-nutty mom left a few years before. As the body count climbs and Nani and her mom hit the suspect list, can she solve the mystery of the murders before she finds herself playing ukulele behind bars for the rest of her life?
Ukulele Deadly is the 7th book in the Aloha Lagoon Mystery Series.
Continue reading Ukulele Deadly (Aloha Lagoon Mysteries Book 7) by Leslie Langtry
Publication Date: May 15, 2014
Tom Hanlon is a private investigator. As a favor to his elderly neighbor, he takes her dog out for some exercise and meets Armani Vazquez, an eccentric matchmaker who wants to set him up with his prime suspect in a serious crime, Jane Bly and her aptly named foster dog, Calamity. While Tom is looking for his thief will Jane steal his heart?
The Mutt and the Matchmaker is the first book in the Matchmaker Mystery series.
Continue reading The Mutt and the Matchmaker: A Matchmaker Mystery Novella by J.B. Lynn
Publication Date: October 2, 2016
Harley Hill and her finder agency partner, Cordelia, are hired to find a diary written by John Dee, advisor to Queen Elizabeth I. When their search leads them to a dead body, they find themselves thrust into the English underworld and into a plot that could end the monarchy.
Murder on the Page is the second book in the Harley Hill series.
Continue reading Murder on the Page (Harley Hill Mysteries Book 2) by Kennedy Chase
Publication Date: February 12, 2015
Nick is a lawyer with a deep love for the music industry. His dream has always been to own his own record label and when Mel and his money comes into the picture, suddenly those dreams are within reach. Avery is a rookie reporter looking for her break and seeing potential for an interesting story in Mel, a man with clear ties to the unsavory. In a society of excess and where everything comes with a price, will they all come out alive?
Continue reading Jukebox by Saira Viola
Publication Date: September 6, 2016
Annie McDee is a chef that has had a hard time with love. Still heartbroken by the end of her long term relationship, she takes a lover for whom she plans an elaborate birthday dinner and buys a painting. When he stands her up, she’s left with the gift which turns out to be worth a lot and sought after by some unsavory and dangerous folks. The painting takes Annie on a path leading through European history and possibly to love.
Continue reading The Improbability of Love by Hannah Rothschild
Publication Date: January 13, 2016
The Slaughtered Virgin of Zenopolis features a throwback humor that smacks of the zany comedy of British films in the 1960s. Detective Capstan is a straight man in a world that no longer makes sense. Recently transferred to Bath, he meets young Becky Phillips when she helps some addled criminals in a bank robbery gone nonsensical.
Continue reading The Slaughtered Virgin of Zenopolis by David Blake
Publication Date: February 24, 2015
A dismembered arm leads a quirky cast of characters on a wild chase through South Florida and the Bahamian Islands. Catching a killer becomes the sole focus of Andrew Yancy, a disgraced cop searching for redemption and longing to leave his new roach patrol assignment to return to investigating.
Continue reading Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen
Publication Date: February 14, 2017
Cinderelleper is a satirical retelling of the classic Grimm fairy tale and the Cinderella movie produced by Disney in the 1950s.
Continue reading Cinderelleper: A Fairytale Satire by Ford Forkum
Publication Date: January 24, 2017
Serge and Coleman are on the road in a Route 66 homage-type expedition. Their plan is to go town, taking temporary jobs at leisure, making sure they hit all of the high points including the bedding of a local that everyone knows happens during the commercial breaks. They soon notice a lottery manipulating scheme with everyone involved from small town convenience store owners to the big guys. In keeping with their quest, it’s time to get in on the action.
Continue reading Clownfish Blues (Serge Storms Book 21) by Tim Dorsey