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  • Clue Krewe by Jana Deleon

    Clue Krewe by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.73 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    Beckett Rousseau is the firstborn son of one of New Orleans’ most prominent families. He’s the quintessential golden boy—great looks, money, and a political career in his future—until his wife murders him. Or at least that’s what everyone thinks.Athena Durand is still reeling from her murder conviction but now that it’s overturned, she’s at a loss on how to proceed with her life...
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    mystery  heroine sleuth  contemporary  humor
  • Cajun Fried Felony by Jana Deleon

    Cajun Fried Felony by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.61 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    Venus Thibodeaux had a reputation for being trouble. Some said she started at birth. When she finally left Sinful shortly after turning eighteen, everyone breathed a sigh of relief. When she blew back into town four years later, no one was happy about her return...
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  • Swamp Spook by Jana Deleon

    Swamp Spook by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.65 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    When black cats roam, and spooks are seen, Come celebrate, it’s Halloween. Sinful, Louisiana, really knows how to throw a party, and it goes all out for Halloween. The weeklong celebration kicks off with a maze of horror in the park built of hay bales. And Fortune has the perfect assignment—the executioner...
  • Change of Fortune by Jana Deleon

    Change of Fortune by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.61 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 20 ratings
    Sinful, Louisiana, is always a hotbed of activity, and despite the steamy heat, August is no exception. Godzilla is terrorizing the town, looking for a home-cooked meal, and Gertie is worried someone will take the gator out before she can get him under control. Francine has a situation of her own at the café, where food is missing from inventory. And Celia is always up to no good...
  • Fortune Furlough by Jana Deleon

    Fortune Furlough by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.53 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    It’s not a vacation until there’s a murder. Fortune, Ida Belle, and Gertie are finally off to Florida on the vacation they’ve always talked about. Days filled with white sand, turquoise water, and fruity drinks are the only thing on the agenda...
  • Swamp Santa by Jana Deleon

    Swamp Santa by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.63 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    It’s Christmas in Sinful and Fortune is set to participate in all the local hoopla. A Christmas gala, caroling, and a sleigh ride are on the agenda. Murder is not. But when someone bumps off Santa, Fortune is aware a killer is lurking among the holiday cheer...
  • Reel of Fortune by Jana Deleon

    Reel of Fortune by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.57 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Nothing says Welcome Home like a murder. It’s official. Fortune Redding is out of the CIA and a newly minted resident of Sinful, Louisiana. She never expected her homecoming to be all apple pie and hugs, but a murder wasn’t on her list of things to deal with before she’d even gotten her name stenciled on her mailbox...
  • No Questions Asked by Julie Moffett

    No Questions Asked by Julie Moffett

    Rated: 4.63 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    One last fling (with danger) before the ring?Nothing’s that simple when you’re a geek girl. Julie Moffett’s beloved Lexi Carmichael mystery series returns with No Questions Asked.Lexi Carmichael: saving scientists one snake at a time.Weddings aren’t my thing—never have been...
  • Hurricane Force by Jana Deleon

    Hurricane Force by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.53 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 19 ratings
    From New York Times bestselling author Jana DeLeon, the seventh book in the Miss Fortune series. A force to be reckoned with… During missions as a CIA assassin, Fortune Redding saw and overcame most every obstacle, but Sinful, Louisiana, keeps producing new challenges for her. When a hurricane blows through, it brings a shower of counterfeit money raining down on the tiny bayou town...
  • Hook, Line and Blinker by Jana Deleon

    Hook, Line and Blinker by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.52 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 20 ratings
    Nobody knows speed like Ida Belle. Behind the wheel of her hopped-up Blazer, she’s the queen of the back roads. But when someone tries to kill Hot Rod and steals only black SUVs from his shop, Fortune worries that excessive horsepower is the least of the trouble that comes along with her friend’s new ride...
  • Later Gator by Jana Deleon

    Later Gator by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.51 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 20 ratings
    A poacher is at work in Sinful, Louisiana, and Deputy Carter LeBlanc is hot on the trail of the outlaw, trying to apprehend him before the state gets wind of the crime and sends a game warden to take over his investigation...
  • Soldiers of Fortune by Jana Deleon

    Soldiers of Fortune by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.49 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 20 ratings
    From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jana DeLeon, the sixth installment in the bestselling Miss Fortune series. When Celia Arceneaux was elected mayor of Sinful, Louisiana, Fortune Redding expected trouble. The woman has an unmatched talent for making the worst of any situation, especially if it means getting revenge on her sworn enemies Ida Belle and Gertie...
  • Swamp Team 3 by Jana Deleon

    Swamp Team 3 by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.46 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 22 ratings
    From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jana DeLeon, a new installment in her bestselling Miss Fortune series. What’s a little arson between friends? Undercover CIA agent Fortune Redding spent her first three weeks in Sinful, Louisiana dodging insults, makeup advice, guard dogs, bullets, and Deputy Carter LeBlanc, both professionally and personally...
  • Bullets and Beads by Jana Deleon

    Bullets and Beads by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Let the good times roll? It’s Mardi Gras time and Fortune is looking forward to seeing the spectacle firsthand, but when a visitor to Sinful is murdered during the celebration there, Fortune, Ida Belle, and Gertie can’t help but wonder what happened...
  • Black Platinum by P.T. Michelle

    Black Platinum by P.T. Michelle

    Rated: 4.56 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    BLACK PLATINUM can be read as a standalone story. You are cordially invited... When wedding plans go awry and tragedy hits, Sebastian and Talia race against time to uncover the culprit who dared to strike out at the Blakes. While wading through murky family waters to discover the truth, Mister Black and Little Red's relationship deepens and simmers to new levels...
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    heroine sleuth  suspense  humor  contemporary
  • Gators and Garters by Jana Deleon

    Gators and Garters by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    ‘Til death do us part?Ida Belle, Fortune, and Gertie are gearing up for the big day—Ida Belle’s wedding to Walter—but when the caterer goes missing just a week before the big day, it puts a huge black mark on the joyous celebration...
  • Swamp Sniper by Jana Deleon

    Swamp Sniper by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 22 ratings
    From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jana DeLeon, the third book in the Miss Fortune Mystery series.When only a crack shot will do…In the two weeks CIA assassin Fortune Redding has been hiding in Sinful, Louisiana, she’s been harassed, poisoned, and shot at…and that was the easy part. But now, she’s about to face her biggest challenge since setting foot in the tiny bayou town...
  • Forever Connected by Kathleen Brooks

    Forever Connected by Kathleen Brooks

    Rated: 4.71 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Years ago, on the darkest night of Poppy and Zinnia’s lives, they got a letter. It was from three elderly sisters in the small town of Keeneston, inviting them to visit and if interested, take a job. The Rose Sisters had wanted to retire, but they’d wanted family to take over their small café...
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    suspense  mystery  contemporary  humor
  • Mischief and Mutiny by Hope Callaghan

    Mischief and Mutiny by Hope Callaghan

    Rated: 4.69 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    As the Siren of the Seas nears its next port of call, a group of disgruntled crewmembers circulate a petition to have the ship’s purser fired.Millie is shocked to learn that not only is her close friend’s name at the top of the list, but other loyal crewmembers’ names are listed as well...
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    mystery  suspense  humor  christian  contemporary
  • Secrets Collide by Kathleen Brooks

    Secrets Collide by Kathleen Brooks

    Rated: 4.47 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    The mysterious Cy Davies is coming home. He’s not coming alone either. Having rescued Gemma Perry, a sassy investigative reporter for a gossip magazine, he takes her to the one place he knows he can keep her safe. Keeneston. Gemma Perry was having a bad week. Now she was in a small town where gossip was a currency...
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    suspense  mystery  humor  contemporary  cowboys
  • Twined Bond by Emma Hart

    Twined Bond by Emma Hart

    Rated: 4.57 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    All is well in Holly Woods. My best friend's love triangle is now a happy little circle. My sister-in-law just gave birth to my gorgeous new niece who is the world's best cuddler, and Nonna's—kind of—not on my back every ten minutes about the fact we're getting married in one month. *Supposedly.* Until the mayor's niece—our baker for the wedding—commits suicide...
  • Plum Boxed Set 2 by Janet Evanovich

    Plum Boxed Set 2 by Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.46 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    The adventures continue for Stephanie Plum, Trenton's best-known bounty hunter, in these three Complete Plum Novels from #1 Bestselling Author Janet Evanovich!Four to Score: Stephanie Plum is forced to enlist the help of Grandma Mazur, ex-hooker and wannabe bounty hunter Lula, and transvestite rock musician Sally Sweet in an attempt to capture revenge-seeking waitress Maxine Nowicki...
  • No Vow Broken by Julie Moffett

    No Vow Broken by Julie Moffett

    Rated: 4.75 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Is it a Dream Wedding or a Bad Dream?Geek girl Lexi Carmichael thought getting married would be just a formality. But when the guests are the pope, the president of the United States, and the first lady, she’d soon find out that weddings, much like life, do not always go as planned...
  • Blind Bake by Denise Grover Swank

    Blind Bake by Denise Grover Swank

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    The first book in a new series by USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and New York Times bestselling author, Denise Grover Swank. A month ago, I quit my job and finally left my commitment-phobe boyfriend (seriously Steve, seven years is long enough to know if I’m the one). Then I moved back to my hometown of Cockamamie, Tennessee, to take care of my newly widowed Aunt Deidre...
  • Rest In Pink by Jennifer Crusie, Bob Mayer

    Rest In Pink by Jennifer Crusie, Bob Mayer

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    From the NY Times Bestselling duo that wrote Agnes and the Hitman, the second book in a new trilogy.Liz Danger is a ghostwriter, stuck in her old hometown for the summer, and trying to get her widowed ex-boyfriend off her leg. Good thing she has Vince Cooper, her recurring one-night stand living down by the river in his old diner car...
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    mystery  suspense  contemporary  humor
  • No Room for Error by Julie Moffett

    No Room for Error by Julie Moffett

    Rated: 4.46 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Trouble follows me, Lexi Carmichael, like a little black cloud. At least according to my boyfriend, Slash: brilliant hacker, national treasure and vault of secrets. Even I have to admit he could be right. After a series of high-profile cases at my cyberintelligence firm, I was looking forward to a simple job...
  • Fields' Guide to Smuggling by Julie Mulhern

    Fields' Guide to Smuggling by Julie Mulhern

    Rated: 4.60 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Hollywood influencer and super-secret spy Poppy Fields is finally taking a well-deserved vacation with her partner Thor.A woman. A man. A private Greek island. What could go wrong?When a storm washes six teenage girls onto the island, trouble comes knocking. The men who trafficked the girls will do anything to get them them back, including killing Poppy and Thor...
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    mystery  heroine sleuth  contemporary  humor  abuse
  • Blazing Summer by Denise Grover Swank

    Blazing Summer by Denise Grover Swank

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Summer Butler is killing it in the ratings—and all of America is tuning in as New York Times bestselling author Denise Grover Swank greenlights a new season of TV’s hottest sleuth… Summer Butler had no idea that Darling Investigations would be such a smash. But ratings don’t lie—fans love watching the former star solve real-life crimes in her hometown...
  • Rising Storm by Kathleen Brooks

    Rising Storm by Kathleen Brooks

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Katelyn Jacks was used to being front and center as a model. But she never had to confront the Keeneston Grapevine! After retiring from the runway and returning to town to open a new animal clinic, Katelyn found that her life in the public eye was anything but over...
    Categorized as:
    suspense  mystery  humor  contemporary
  • Forever Hidden by Kathleen Brooks

    Forever Hidden by Kathleen Brooks

    Rated: 4.55 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    Some things weren't meant to stay hidden... Sydney Davies is used to being in the spotlight. But the former model turned fashion designer isn’t used to family secrets. Sydney is sent to dig up the past. What she finds instead is Deacon and a case of a missing girl with a link back to her life in the fashion industry...
    Categorized as:
    suspense  mystery  humor  contemporary
  • The Last Exchange by Charles Martin

    The Last Exchange by Charles Martin

    Rated: 4.46 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    “Here’s the catch—even if I make it out of here alive, I need a reason to breathe again.” When MacThomas Pockets finished his last tour as part of the Scottish Special Forces, he was hired to consult for a film director to finesse some scenes that weren’t working. In a twist he never saw coming, he ended up moving to L.A. to work as the bodyguard for movie star Maybe Joe Sue...
  • Three Plums In One by Janet Evanovich

    Three Plums In One by Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    Three Plums In One: One for the Money, Two for the Dough, Three to Get Deadly (Stephanie Plum...
  • No Test for the Wicked by Julie Moffett

    No Test for the Wicked by Julie Moffett

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    A Geek's Worst Nightmare: Going Back to High School Returning to high school is not something I ever wanted to do over—it was awful the first time around. So why do I have to go back as part of a new undercover assignment? Because the universe loves playing jokes on me, obviously...
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    suspense  mystery  contemporary  humor
  • No Strings Attached by Julie Moffett

    No Strings Attached by Julie Moffett

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Oops, I did it again… Leave it to me, Lexi Carmichael, to become a target for an elite organization of cyber criminals simply by being in the wrong place at the right time. As if I weren't already freaking out about planning my best friend's bachelorette party, I now have to keep my eyes peeled for people trying to kill me...
  • Command Indecision by Camilla Chafer

    Command Indecision by Camilla Chafer

    Rated: 4.34 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    A young woman is dead. Her supposed killer is in custody. And Private Investigator Lexi Graves is on the warpath. Lexi Graves finally feels like she’s got her life on track. She’s got a job that is made to measure and the perfect boyfriend but all it takes is a few shocking minutes for everything to start falling apart...
  • To the Nines by Janet Evanovich

    To the Nines by Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 41 ratings
    Stephanie Plum's got rent to pay, people shooting at her, and psychos wanting her dead every day of the week (much to the dismay of her mother, her family, the men in her life, the guy who slices meat at the deli...oh, the list goes on). An ordinary person would cave under the pressure. But hey, she's from Jersey...
  • Weapons of Mass Distraction by Camilla Chafer

    Weapons of Mass Distraction by Camilla Chafer

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    When a client drops dead during Lexi’s spin class, she’s not surprised. It’s a tough class. But within days, another death occurs on the treadmill. Then, when her running partner bites the dust, it’s personal. Sent undercover, Lexi takes up a job as Montgomery’s newest gym instructor in a bid to find the killer...
  • Going Rogue: Rise and Shine Twenty-Nine by Janet Evanovich

    Going Rogue: Rise and Shine Twenty-Nine by Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · 31 ratings
    Stephanie Plum breaks the rules, flirts with disaster, and shows who’s boss in this “fast and fun” (Publishers Weekly) thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich.Monday mornings aren’t supposed to be fun, but they should be predictable...
  • Whiskey, You're The Devil by Liliana Hart

    Whiskey, You're The Devil by Liliana Hart

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    Things are looking up for Addison Holmes. She's about to take her P.I. exams, she's living in sin with the man of her dreams, and she hasn't had a phone call from her mother in three whole days. But she should have known things were too good to last...
  • Who Glares Wins by Camilla Chafer

    Who Glares Wins by Camilla Chafer

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    Only a few weeks into her new job as a private investigator, Lexi Graves thinks she may have bitten off more than she can chew with her first solo cases. In between going undercover as a plush pony at a “Bronie” conference and following her cheating brother-in-law, she’s got a saboteur-turned-killer to catch and a missing woman to find...
  • Temp Girl, part 1: a daily serial by Stephanie Bond

    Temp Girl, part 1: a daily serial by Stephanie Bond

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    When an entitled diva loses her lucrative job and is forced to take temp work, she also takes a tumble into reality...
  • Adverse Possession by Rebecca Zanetti

    Adverse Possession by Rebecca Zanetti

    Rated: 4.57 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    The plural form of Nemesis is NemesesAnna Albertini never thought she’d have to look up the plural form of nemesis. In fact, she never thought she’d have one, much less three. But as she and her new partner try to make a go of their fledgling law firm, enemies come from every direction.First, there’s a newspaper reporter trying to make a name for herself by dogging Anna’s every move...
  • The Hitwoman and the Poisoned Apple by J.B. Lynn

    The Hitwoman and the Poisoned Apple by J.B. Lynn

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    How do you solve a murder when the victim is still alive? Maggie Lee’s murder mentor (and almost lover) Patrick Mulligan wants her to find out who poisoned him before it’s too late. Keeping the man she loves alive would be hard enough if all she had to worry about was not getting caught, but nothing’s ever that simple...
  • No Living Soul by Julie Moffett

    No Living Soul by Julie Moffett

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 8 ratings
    Although I never expected it, my work as a computer geek has me traveling around the world, solving mysteries and fighting bad guys. Sometimes with my friends, but always with trouble by my side...
  • Bailed Out by Rebecca Zanetti

    Bailed Out by Rebecca Zanetti

    Rated: 4.44 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    The Past Never Stays BuriedAnna Albertini is settling into a routine while ignoring the fact that the blue-eyed Irishman she’d allowed into her bed has up and disappeared on her. Two weeks without a phone call is no big deal, but still. With her hottie Italian boss goofing up the prosecuting attorney’s office, she at least has something to fix...
  • Eleven on Top by Janet Evanovich

    Eleven on Top by Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 41 ratings
    Stephanie Plum is thinking her career as a fugitive apprehension agent has run its course. She's been shot at, spat at, cussed at, fire-bombed, mooned, and attacked by dogs. Stephanie thinks it's time for a change. So she quits. She wants something safe and normal. But the kind of trouble she had at the bail bonds office can't compare to the kind of trouble she finds herself facing now..
  • Fool Me Once by Deany Ray

    Fool Me Once by Deany Ray

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Thirtysomething Piper Harris and her grandmother, former members of a motorcycle gang, are struggling to adjust to their new life in Bitter End, Florida, after being relocated there at a retirement complex as part of the witness protection program.Let’s just say Gran laundered money so well, she washed away their freedom...
  • Lean Mean Thirteen by Janet Evanovich

    Lean Mean Thirteen by Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    Behind closed doors [?] · 39 ratings
    At 320 pages, Janet Evanovich's novel is not exactly lean, but it is tightly wound. Stephanie Plum fans will rejoice as their heroine picks her way through a motley cast of deadbeats and lowlifes to solve sordid (and assorted) crimes. On hand, too, are Steph's raucous entourage of friends, relatives, and heartthrobs; past, present, and future...
  • With a Vengeance by Annette Dashofy

    With a Vengeance by Annette Dashofy

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Paramedic Zoe Chambers and the rest of rural Monongahela County's EMS and fire personnel are used to wading into the middle of trouble to rescue the sick and the injured...
  • Ink and Shadows by Ellery Adams

    Ink and Shadows by Ellery Adams

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 21 ratings
    “Entertaining…packed with mystery, romance, and sisterhood.” — Kirkus ReviewsNew York Times bestselling author Ellery Adams is back with the latest in her acclaimed Secret, Book, and Scone Society series...
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