From the authors of Cozy Mystery Magazine - a collection of cozy Christmas-themed travel mysteries and scrumptious holiday recipes for our mystery fans. A short and sweet treat.
Kat Jennings and Scott Murphy don't just play two people who are secretly in love on a television sitcom - they are actually head over heels for each other in real life. When the lines between reality and TV land blur, they hope they can keep their relationship under wraps. But when Kat's grandmother, an eccentric star from Hollywood's golden age, mistakes their on-screen wedding proposal for the real deal, things begin to spiral out of control. Will their secret be front-page news in the tabloids?
"Sweet Christian Love Story"
Bella Rossi may be nearing 30, but her life is just starting to get interesting. When her Italian-turned-Texan parents hand over the family wedding planning business, Bella is determined not to let them down. She quickly books a "Boot Scoot'n" wedding that would make any Texan proud. There's only one catch - she's a country music numbskull because her family only listens to Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin.
"Humor runs in cowboy boots thru this story."
Candy Carini has always had her head in the clouds, even while working in her family's candy store. Now, at Newark's Eastway Airlines, where she lands both a piloting job and a pilot, her dreams are finally coming true. When Eastway pilot Darren Furst meets Candy, he can't help but think she could fill his empty home and arms. Then union troubles arises, and Darren finds himself caught between the woman he loves and his fellow pilots. Are his plans for their future now grounded?
Bella Rossi's life is nearing perfection. She's got the perfect guy, she's running a successful business, and she's about to plan her most ambitious wedding yet - a Renaissance-themed fairy tale come true, complete with period costumes and foods, horse-drawn carriages, and even a castle. There's just one hitch. The best man just happens to be Brock Benson, Hollywood's hottest and most eligible bachelor. Oh, and did we mention he's staying at the Rossi house to avoid the paparazzi?
"She's done it again!"
Taffie Carini enjoys working in her family's candy store on the Atlantic City boardwalk. But when her parents begin planning their retirement, Taffie's not sure she has the moxie or the know-how to manage Carini's Confections on her own. When repairman Ryan Antonelli makes a service call at Carini's, he's irresistibly drawn to more than just the candy. Although his marketing degree has hardly prepared him to fix a taffy-making machine, Ryan will do anything to help Taffie, with the hopes of winning her heart.
Join Annie Peterson as she follows the clues to discover who set fire to the local dating service, the Perfect Match. Is the arsonist the financially strapped widow who owns the matchmaking business, a mismatched newspaper editor, an unsatisfied and unmarried 40-something customer, or the new female investigator who, except for her suspicious past, seems the ideal mate for Annie's son Devin?
It's 1900 and Brent Murphy, a prodigal son, is disillusioned with New York and his life as a newspaperman. Drawn home to Galveston Island, Brent knows it is likely he will face rejection from his father. On Saturday, September 8, 1900, the citizens of Galveston Island are in for the fight of their lives when the hurricane of the century hits. Through the experience, Brent discovers a loving God and faces the truth of the stormy relationship he has with his parents.
"Will the island survive?"
Sassy Hatchet, a widow in her fifties, is known for her peculiar temperament. She thinks she has life all figured out until God does something unexpected.
Brianna Nichols hates football. Living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, makes this aversion a difficult one to have, amidst all the diehard football fans. But Brianna has her reasons, and the men in Pittsburgh will have to adjust. So far she hasn't found a guy who can resist the pull of the game. Nor has she found one interesting enough to overlook that flaw. Until now.
Join Annie Peterson, mother of the bride, as she solve crimes on her way to the wedding. In book one (The Wedding Caper) a $25,000 night deposit mysteriously disappears from the Clark County Savings and Loan, and Annie Peterson takes on the role of amateur sleuth to solve the mystery. Only one problem... she knows nothing about crime solving! With loads of humor and just enough of a mystery to make you wonder whodunit, this story is perfect for a cozy listening.
When Laura Chapman's husband of over 20 years passes away, she finds herself the sole provider for two teenagers; lonely, frightened, and determined to return to college to obtain a degree. She lands in the same history class with her daughter and finds herself offending the toughest professor on campus. Professor Andrew Dougherty, 47, has sworn off women. His heart was broken years earlier. Just when Laura feels she must drop out of school, Andrew realizes it is time for the battle to cease between them.
They've helped orchestrate the perfect day for countless couples. Now 12 new couples will find themselves in the wedding spotlight in the second Year of Weddings novella collection.
In the quaint community of Poetry, Texas, Belinda Bauer spies an opportunity. The tiny town is filled with loggers and railroad men in need of wives, so she sets herself up as a marriage broker. At her invitation, potential brides begin to arrive in Poetry. Unfortunately, Belinda doesn't have a clue what she's doing and all the brides marry the wrong men! One client is particularly unhappy. George Kaufman, the local barber, has lost more than one prospective wife to Belinda's fumbled attempts. For some reason, she just can't seem to find George's "perfect match," though it's not for lack of trying. Is there a poetic ending in store for George, and for Belinda, herself?
"Whimsical Tale of Love"
Ever dream about living in an RV? Wonder what life as an RVer is all about? Want to own an RV and hit the road? If you've never set foot in an RV before, this book will act as a guide to help you understand what RVing is all about. And if you have been an RVer for as long as you can remember, you're bound to pick up some idea or another you may not have thought about, and you may recall fond campground memories you wouldn't have been able to experience were it not for your travels in your RV.
"Don't waste your time!!"
Ever think there's just too much stuff in your home? Looking for a way to live simply? Minimalism for Moms is a guide to show you how to enjoy life more and live on less. You've made a decision that will alter your life and your family's lifestyle in a very big way: to go minimalist. You want to embrace a life where you and your family focus on the important things and not just on stuff.
When Annie and her daughter visit the Clarksborough, Pennsylvania, florist shop, Flowers by Fiona, to order Gerber daisies for the big day, Annie's dachshund, Sasha, somehow escapes from the car. Sasha ends up in the floral delivery truck with young driver Justin Bastrop, en route to a delivery. Ironically, Justin stumbles into a crime scene at the local funeral home - complete with one too many dead bodies. The funeral director, Eddie Moyer, is DOA and Sasha is missing. Possibly for good.
Tangie Carini had her sights set on landing a lead in a Broadway play. But when her career flounders, she ends up in Harmony, New Jersey, as a church drama director. Will Tangie find the role of a lifetime where she least expects it?
What's a frenzied mother of the bride to do? The best laid plans of brides and men go awry when Annie Peterson's future son-in-law Scott disappears. Have pre-wedding jitters caused Brandi's fiancé to take flight, or are more sinister forces at work? Surely Annie can solve the riddle. But who could be behind this apparent kidnapping caper? Maybe the drug company Scott works for has hidden motives. Perhaps it's the handiwork of Otis, Scott's deceitful dad.
Katie Walken has been running most of her life - from her Amish upbringing, from her family's expectations, and from an arranged marriage to Karl Borg. Now a real estate agent, Katie feels she finally has the life she always wanted...or does she?
"Out of the Blue"