Slay in Character

Slay in Character

Lynn Cahoon

Mystery / Contemporary Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Staying in character can be murder when Cat Latimer and the members of her writers' retreat head for a ghost town . . . Cat and the members of her writers' retreat have just arrived in Outlaw, Colorado, an "Old West" tourist town complete with inhabitants dressed up as famous figures from history. But this authentic slice of Americana takes a murderous turn when a college student masquerading as a 19th-century saloon girl becomes history herself. Was she the intended target? Or did she take a hit meant for someone else? With a cast of suspects to choose from—including some notorious gunslingers and the sleazy town founders—Cat must unhorse the real culprit before a real-life ghost story is given a killer twist . . . Praise for Lynn Cahoon "Better get your flashlight handy, A Story to Kill will keep you reading all night." —Laura Bradford, author of the Amish Mysteries... **Staying in character can be murder when Cat Latimer and the members of her writers' retreat head for a ghost town . . . ** * * * Cat and the members of her writers' retreat have just arrived in Outlaw, Colorado, an "Old West" tourist town complete with inhabitants dressed up as famous figures from history. But this authentic slice of Americana takes a murderous turn when a college student masquerading as a 19th-century saloon girl becomes history herself. Was she the intended target? Or did she take a hit meant for someone else? With a cast of suspects to choose from--including some notorious gunslingers and the sleazy town founders--Cat must unhorse the real culprit before a real-life ghost story is given a killer twist . . . * * * **Praise for Lynn Cahoon** **"Better get your flashlight handy, *A Story to Kill* will keep you reading all night."** **--Laura Bradford, author of the Amish Mysteries ** **"Lynn Cahoon has created an absorbing, good fun mystery in *Mission to Murder*."** **--*Fresh Fiction***
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A Very Mummy Holiday

A Very Mummy Holiday

Lynn Cahoon

Mystery / Contemporary Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Jill Gardner has left her book-and-coffee shop behind to spend Thanksgiving week in coastal Oregon with her cop boyfriend, her golden retriever Emma, and a crowd of friends and family. But before the feast can start, foul play interrupts their vacation . . . The rented house was supposed to be a relaxing getaway. But Jill and her companions feel a sense of danger instead. First, they learn that their hosts' son had a fiancée, but her disappearance remains unexplained—and then they meet some menacing members of a local trail-riding club. When one of Jill and Greg's friends finds human remains amid the dunes—with a diamond ring around one mummified finger—things start heating up fast, and they'll be thankful just to survive through the long weekend . . . Praise for The Tourist Trap Mysteries "Murder, dirty politics, pirate lore, and a hot police detective: Guidebook to Murder has it all! A cozy lover's...
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Deep Fried Revenge

Deep Fried Revenge

Lynn Cahoon

Mystery / Contemporary Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Angie Turner is all prepped to face Boise's culinary best when she enters her restaurant, The County Seat, into a big State Fair challenge. Instead, she gets dunked into a new murder investigation after a killer starts scrapping her competition . . . The Idaho State Fair is in full swing and chefs are lining up to enter Boise's Best Restaurant contest, including Angie and her County Seat crew. They might be the hometown favorite, but the competition is steeper than a funhouse floor. And when a top contender is felled following a heated confrontation over a corn dog recipe, winning suddenly becomes a matter of life or death. With a foul foodie on the prowl, it's up to Angie to dig into the case and put a murderer on ice. Praise for Lynn Cahoon's Tourist Trap Mysteries "Murder, dirty politics, pirate lore, and a hot police detective: Guidebook to Murder has it all! A cozy lover's dream come...
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Mother's Day Mayhem

Mother's Day Mayhem

Lynn Cahoon

Mystery / Contemporary Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Picturesque South Cove, California, is the perfect place to celebrate Mother's Day, but not everyone is feeling motherly . . . Jill Gardner, owner of Coffee, Books, and More is almost out of Mother's Day cards. She has a few more in stock, but she's set them aside because she needs Greg's help choosing one for his mother. It'll be Jill's first time meeting her boyfriend's mother, and she's understandably nervous. Turns out Jill isn't the only one having feelings about mothers. Kyle, who works at the antiques store next door, needs to find the perfect card for a mother he hasn't seen since he was five—when she went away to jail. But her arrival in South Cove isn't exactly celebratory, her behavior toward her son unexpectedly restrained. Piqued, Jill discovers that a mother can never be replaced . . . Praise for The Tourist Trap Mysteries "I love the author's style, which was warm and friendly . . . [A] wonderfully appealing...
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One Potato, Two Potato, Dead

One Potato, Two Potato, Dead

Lynn Cahoon

Mystery / Contemporary Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Angie Turner's restaurant, The County Seat, is conveniently located near a first-class farmers market—so her menu is full of fresh ingredients. But a visiting culinary professor has just had a taste of something very unhealthy . . . Angie first meets Daniel Monet at a local mission, where she and her chef-in-training, Hope, are serving barbeque chicken poutine to the homeless. Monet is one of Hope's teachers—but Angie's boyfriend knows him from his youthful days in England. But soon, the bon vivant is no longer vivant. When Monet is found dead, with Hope's prints on the wine glass next to him, it will be Angie who has to sauce out the real killer . . . Praise for Lynn Cahoon's Tourist Trap Mysteries "Murder, dirty politics, pirate lore, and a hot police detective: Guidebook to Murder has it all! A cozy lover's dream come true." —Susan McBride, author of The Debutante Dropout Mysteries...
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Have a Deadly New Year

Have a Deadly New Year

Lynn Cahoon

Mystery / Contemporary Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Chef Angie Turner of The County Seat—Idaho's finest farm-to-table restaurant—is preparing a private dinner in the mountains during ski season, but the trip's about to go downhill . . . It's a rockin' New Year for Angie and her crew as they cater a bash for a famous band—and as a bonus, they'll get to stay at the singer's Sun Valley house for a whole week once the party's over. But there are hints of discord, and the event hits a sour note when one of the musicians is found with a drumstick in his chest. Is this a case of creative differences turned lethal or is there another motive at play? Angie's jumping out of the frying pan and into the fire as she and her fellow foodies try to solve the case before the killer comes out for an encore . . . Praise for Lynn Cahoon's Tourist Trap Mysteries "Murder, dirty politics, pirate lore, and a hot police detective: Guidebook to...
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Corned Beef and Casualties

Corned Beef and Casualties

Lynn Cahoon

Mystery / Contemporary Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy

South Cove, California, is celebrating St. Patrick's Day—and there's going to be a parade of suspects . . . Jill Gardner's store, Coffee, Books, and More, is raking in the green as her little coastal town holds a big festival for St. Patrick's Day. But the locals aren't exactly feeling the luck of the Irish, thanks to the rowdy behavior of some of the tourists who are pouring in. Then a woman who just visited Jill's shop is found dead near the shore. The fireworks display on the beach may have already happened, but the real fireworks have just begun . . . Praise for The Tourist Trap Mysteries "I love the author's style, which was warm and friendly . . . [A] wonderfully appealing series."—Dru's Book Musings "Light, fun, and kept me thoroughly engaged."—The Young Folks
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Chili Cauldron Curse

Chili Cauldron Curse

Lynn Cahoon

Mystery / Contemporary Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy

New York Times bestselling author Lynn Cahoon introduces a new heroine with her own special brand of culinary magic in this novella to introduce her Kitchen Witch series. When Mia Malone's grandmother asks her to take a week away from her restaurant job and come to Magic Springs, Idaho, she's happy to oblige. Like Mia, Grans has witchcraft running through her veins, and life with her is never boring. Plus, the cause is a good one—helping Grans get the local food bank up and running again. But there's an unappetizing surprise in store. While Mia is knee-deep in boxes of donated produce, she encounters the body of Dorian Alexander. Dorian was a warlock, leader of the local coven. He was also her Grans' new beau. There's no potion that'll make this trouble disappear. But if Mia wants to keep her Grans—now a prime suspect—from serving a spell in prison, she'll have to unearth the real killer fast. . . .
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Penned In

Penned In

Lynn Cahoon

Mystery / Contemporary Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Angie Turner, chef at Idaho's finest farm-to-table restaurant, has organized a team-building event at a haunted prison, only to find a real-life murderer in their midst. . . . Contented employees make for a successful restaurant, which is why the County Seat's crew goes on a quarterly out-of-office meeting. This time, the location is the Old Idaho Penitentiary near the Boise Foothills, a prison brimming with ghostly lore. The lock-in features actors role-playing as guards, fascinating prison stories . . . and an unscripted murder. Who sentenced one of the faux guards to a very authentic death? Angie, her boyfriend, and the County Seat gang are locked in with a killer—excellent motivation for a little sleuthing. Between ghostly apparitions and flesh-and-blood suspects, Angie's plate is full, but will her luck, and her life, hold out until the gates reopen at dawn? Praise for Lynn Cahoon's Tourist Trap...
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Memories and Murder

Memories and Murder

Lynn Cahoon

Mystery / Contemporary Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy

It's October in South Cove, California, and the locals in the quaint resort seem to be happily pairing off in the lull before the holidays. Everyone, that is, except for Jill Gardner's elderly aunt, who just dumped her besotted fiancé—and she won't say why. When Jill hosts a talk at Coffee, Books, and More on the topic of elder abuse, all that's really on her mind is lunch. But the topic hits close to home when she discovers Aunt Jackie has been getting mysterious calls. Jill's certain the caller is a con artist, of course, but her feisty aunt claims to understand this, though she's still shaken—and Harrold's still heartbroken. Who's behind the scam and why was her aunt targeted? When a volunteer from the Senior Project is found murdered, Jill's detective boyfriend is on the case—and it soon becomes clear no one is safe when a caller from beyond becomes a killer in their midst. Praise for The Tourist Trap Mysteries...
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Of Murder and Men

Of Murder and Men

Lynn Cahoon

Mystery / Contemporary Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Love is in the air in Aspen Hills, and it's making a terrible mess of Cat Latimer's writers' retreat—especially when blood stains the plot . . .Ever since her business partner, Shauna, fell for a wealthy landowner in town, Cat has been working double time to keep her writers' retreat running. And with the January session almost underway, that spells trouble. As if scheduling mishaps aren't disastrous enough, Shauna skips out on kitchen duties one morning, forcing Cat to serve unsuspecting guests store-bought muffins . . .But best laid plans really go awry when Shauna discovers her beau missing from their bed. When his body later turns up in the horse barn, they quickly find out the victim's scandalous lifestyle left many dying for revenge. While balancing an eccentric group of aspiring writers and a suspect list for the record books, Cat soon finds herself on the heels of a killer—and authoring her most deadly conclusion yet . . .Praise for Lynn...
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Killer Party

Killer Party

Lynn Cahoon

Mystery / Contemporary Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy

For a gang of old college buddies, the quaint resort town of South Cove, California, is the perfect spot for a no-holds-barred bachelor party. But for Jill Gardner—owner of Coffee, Books and More—this stag party is going to be murder . . .After a few months of living with her boyfriend Greg, Jill is still getting used to sharing such close quarters, but she's got no hesitation about joining him for a weekend at South Cove's most luxurious resort. While Greg and his college pals celebrate their buddy's upcoming wedding, Jill intends to pamper herself in style. But when the groom is found floating facedown in the pool, Jill must find the killer fast, or she might not have a boyfriend to come home to any more . . .Praise for The Tourist Trap Mysteries"Murder, dirty politics, pirate lore, and a hot police detective: Guidebook to Murder has it all! A cozy lover's dream come true." —Susan McBride, author of The Debutante Dropout...
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Tea Cups and Carnage

Tea Cups and Carnage

Lynn Cahoon

Mystery / Contemporary Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy

The quaint coastal town of South Cove, California, is all abuzz about the opening of a new specialty shop, Tea Hee. But as Coffee, Books, and More owner Jill Gardner is about to find out, there's nothing cozy about murder . . .Shop owner Kathi Corbin says she came to South Cove to get away from her estranged family. But is she telling the truth? And did a sinister someone from her past follow her to South Cove? When a woman claiming to be Kathi's sister starts making waves and a dead body is found in a local motel, Jill must step in to clear Kathi's name--without getting herself in hot water. Includes an excerpt from A STORY TO KILL, Lynn Cahoon's BRAND NEW seriesPraise for The Tourist Trap Mysteries"Murder, dirty politics, pirate lore, and a hot police detective: Guidebook to Murder has it all! A cozy lover's dream come true." --Susan McBride, author of The Debutante Dropout Mysteries"Lynn Cahoon has created an...
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Killer Green Tomatoes

Killer Green Tomatoes

Lynn Cahoon

Mystery / Contemporary Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy

The time seems ripe for success as Angie Turner opens her farm-to-table restaurant in her Idaho hometown—until her new tomato supplier is accused of murder and Angie has to pick the real killer . . . To Angie, nothing tastes more like summer than her Nona's fried green tomatoes. Eager to add the recipe to the menu at the County Seat, she's found the perfect produce supplier—her sous chef Estebe's cousin, Javier. Just one problem: ladies' man Javier's current hot tomato Heather has turned up dead, and he's the prime suspect. Somehow, between managing her restaurant and navigating a romantic triangle between Estebe and Ian, the owner/manager of the farmer's market, Angie needs to produce evidence to clear Javier—before this green tomato farmer gets fried . . . Praise for Lynn Cahoon's Tourist Trap Mysteries "Murder, dirty politics, pirate lore, and a hot police detective: Guidebook to Murder has it all! A cozy lover's...
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