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    • Santa Puppy

    • Tourist Trap Mystery Series, Book 5.5
    • By: Lynn Cahoon
    • Narrated by: Susan Boyce
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Jill Gardner has volunteered her Coffee, Books, and More to host a Christmas adopt-a-pet party. Among the potential forever friends is a male terrier named Baby, whose owner died of a heart attack. With few clues to go on, even finding the name of Baby's human is a daunting task. But there's no challenge too big for Jill this holiday season. Playing Santa's Little Helper, Jill is determined to find out what happened - and to fulfill a long-time coming Christmas wish.

    • Tourist Trap Mystery Series, Book 5.5
    • By: Lynn Cahoon
    • Narrated by: Susan Boyce
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
    • Release date: 11-06-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 22 ratings

    Regular price: $6.99

    • A Deadly Brew

    • Tourist Trap Mystery Series, Book 5.25
    • By: Lynn Cahoon
    • Narrated by: Susan Boyce
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    The house has sat empty for 15 years, taking up prime real estate along the picturesque coastline. Built by one of the founders of South Cove, its last known owner, Maryanne Demerit, vanished without a trace. Now her home will be demolished for a condo development, but until then, it's the perfect spot for a Halloween haunted house. Jill Gardner, her boyfriend, and three other couples are spending the weekend in the Demerit home. But what begins as an all-in-good-fun fright fest turns into a mystery begging to be solved as Jill is contacted by the ghost of Maryanne.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Meh

    • By Pamela Y. S. on 10-27-18

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Guidebook to Murder

    • Tourist Trap, Book 1
    • By: Lynn Cahoon
    • Narrated by: Susan Boyce
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,241
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,127
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,127

    In the gentle coastal town of South Cove, California, all Jill Gardner wants is to keep her store - Coffee, Books, and More - open and running. So why is she caught up in the business of murder? When Jill's elderly friend Miss Emily calls in a fit of pique, she already knows that the city council is trying to force Emily to sell her dilapidated old house. But Emily's gumption goes for naught when she dies unexpectedly and leaves the house to Jill, along with all of her problems...and her enemies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining and compelling

    • By Taylor on 10-15-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • If the Shoe Kills

    • Tourist Trap Mystery, Book 3
    • By: Lynn Cahoon
    • Narrated by: Susan Boyce
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 339
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 298
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 298

    As owner of Coffee, Books, and More, Jill Gardner looks forward to the hustle and bustle of holiday shoppers. But when the mayor ropes her into being the liaison for a new work program, 'tis the season to be wary. Local businesses are afraid that the interns will be delinquents, punks, or worse. For Jill, nothing's worse than Ted Hendricks - the jerk who runs the program. After a few run-ins, Jill's ready to kill the guy. That, however, turns out to be unnecessary when she finds Ted in his car - dead as a doornail.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Chick lit or mystery?

    • By Wayne on 03-11-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Dressed to Kill

    • Tourist Trap Mystery Series, Book 4
    • By: Lynn Cahoon
    • Narrated by: Susan Boyce
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 246
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 222
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 225

    Jill Gardner, the owner of Coffee, Books, and More, has been suckered into playing a '20s flapper in murder/dinner theater. Though it is for charity.... Of course everyone is expecting a "dead" body at the dress rehearsal...but this one isn't acting! It turns out the main suspect is the late actor's conniving girlfriend, Sherry...who also happens to be the ex-wife of Jill's main squeeze. Sherry is definitely a master manipulator...but is she a killer? Jill may discover the truth only when the curtain comes up on the final act...and by then it may be far too late.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Why do I keep buying this series?

    • By Marie on 08-10-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • A Story to Kill

    • Cat Latimer Mystery Series, Book 1
    • By: Lynn Cahoon
    • Narrated by: C. S. E. Cooney
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 176
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 160
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 160

    Former English professor Cat Latimer is back in Colorado, hosting writers' retreats in the big blue Victorian she's inherited, much to her surprise, from none other than her carousing ex-husband. Now it's an authors' getaway, but Cat won't let anyone get away with murder. The bed-and-breakfast is open for business, and best-selling author Tom Cook is among its first guests. Cat doesn't know why he came all the way from New York, but she's glad to have him among the quirkier - and far less famous - attendees.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disapointing

    • By Judith on 09-18-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Rockets' Dead Glare

    • Tourist Trap Mystery Series, Book 4.5
    • By: Lynn Cahoon
    • Narrated by: Susan Boyce
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    South Cove's local businesses are up in arms after volunteer fire chief Barry Gleason threatens to shut down anyone who doesn't comply with the fire code. But when Barry schedules a training burn in an old abandoned barn, he is the only one who doesn't come out alive. Jill Gardner - owner of Coffee, Books, and More - smells murder in the ashes. She'll have to work quickly to nab a killer with a short fuse - or else everyone's holiday will end with a fizzle. 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • not bad but not a favorite.<br />

    • By Kindle Customer on 07-07-18

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Killer Party

    • Tourist Trap Mystery Series, Book 9
    • By: Lynn Cahoon
    • Narrated by: Susan Boyce
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136

    After a few months of living with her boyfriend, Greg, Jill Gardner 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 anymore....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pretty good

    • By Beatrice on 03-15-18

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Killer Run

    • A Tourist Trap Mystery, Book 5
    • By: Lynn Cahoon
    • Narrated by: Susan Boyce
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 221
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206

    Jill Gardner - owner of Coffee, Books, and More - has somehow been talked into sponsoring a 5k race along the beautiful California coast. The race is a fundraiser for the local preservation society - but not everyone is feeling so charitable.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worth the listen

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-19-17

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Mission to Murder

    • A Tourist Trap Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Lynn Cahoon
    • Narrated by: Susan Boyce
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 448
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 400
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 401

    Jill Gardner, proprietor of Coffee, Books, and More, has discovered that the old stone wall on her property might be a centuries-old mission worthy of being declared a landmark. But Craig Morgan, the obnoxious owner of South Cove's most popular tourist spot, The Castle, makes it his business to contest her claim. When Morgan is found murdered at The Castle shortly after a heated argument with Jill, even her detective boyfriend has to ask her for an alibi. Jill decides that she must find the real murderer to clear her name.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Light and Fun

    • By Dave on 05-17-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Teacups and Carnage

    • Tourist Trap Mystery Series, Book 7
    • By: Lynn Cahoon
    • Narrated by: Susan Boyce
    • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 195
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196

    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?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This was pretty good. Better than I expected after some of the reviews.

    • By Jeannette T on 08-12-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Murder on Wheels

    • Tourist Trap Mystery Series #6
    • By: Lynn Cahoon
    • Narrated by: Susan Boyce
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187

    The food truck craze has reached the charming coastal town of South Cove, California, but before Jill Gardner - owner of Coffee, Books, and More - can sample the eats, she has to shift gears and put the brakes on a killer.... Now that Kacey Austin has got her new gluten-free dessert truck up and running, there's no curbing her enthusiasm - not even when someone vandalizes the vehicle and steals her recipes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pretty Good

    • By Beatrice on 03-21-16

    Regular price: $23.09

    • Slay in Character

    • Cat Latimer Mystery Series, Book 4
    • By: Lynn Cahoon
    • Narrated by: C.S.E. Cooney
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    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, Cat must unhorse the real culprit before a real-life ghost story is given a killer twist

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Hospitality and Homicide

    • Tourist Trap Mystery Series, Book 8
    • By: Lynn Cahoon
    • Narrated by: Susan Boyce
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144

    Mystery author Nathan Pike checked into South Cove Bed & Breakfast to compose a compelling novel, not commit murder. But things get real when a rival B & B owner ends up exactly like the victim in his draft - undeniably dead. As Nathan prepares to complete his magnum opus behind bars, Jill's the only one who can prove his innocence and deconstruct the plot of a twisted killer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book was all over the place, but in a good way

    • By Jeannette T on 08-17-17

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Killer Green Tomatoes

    • Farm-to-Fork Mystery Series, Book 2
    • By: Lynn Cahoon
    • Narrated by: Susan Boyce
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • ANGIE AND THE GANG ARE BACK

    • By Debbie Lacey on 07-05-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Who Moved My Goat Cheese?

    • Farm-to-Fork Mystery Series, Book 1
    • By: Lynn Cahoon
    • Narrated by: Randye Kaye
    • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 80

    Angie Turner hopes her new farm-to-table restaurant can be a fresh start in her old hometown in rural Idaho. But when a goat dairy farmer is murdered, Angie must turn the tables on a bleating black sheep.... With three weeks until opening night for their restaurant, the County Seat, Angie and her best friend and business partner Felicia are scrambling to line up local vendors - from the farmer's market to the goat dairy farm of Old Man Moss. Fortunately, the cantankerous Moss takes a shine to Angie, as does his kid goat Precious.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Instance Fan

    • By JennsPage on 05-17-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Of Murder and Men

    • Cat Latimer Mystery Series, Book 3
    • By: Lynn Cahoon
    • Narrated by: C. S. E. Cooney
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    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. 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great!

    • By Janet Matthews on 05-31-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Fatality by Firelight

    • Cat Latimer Mystery Series, Book 2
    • By: Lynn Cahoon
    • Narrated by: C.S.E. Cooney
    • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    To kick off a winter writing retreat, Cat and her handyman boyfriend, Seth, escort the aspiring authors to a nearby ski resort, hoping that some fresh cold air will wake up their creative muses. But instead of hitting the slopes, they hit the bar - and before long, a tipsy romance novelist named Christina is keeping herself warm with a local ski bum who might have neglected to tell her about his upcoming wedding. Next thing Cat knows, her uncle, the town sheriff, informs her that the young man's been found dead.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Decent cozy mystery

    • By Sara on 05-21-17

    Regular price: $26.59