TJ Jensen Mystery Series

8 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 174 ratings

Pumpkins in Paradise Publisher's Summary

Between volunteering for the annual pumpkin festival and coaching her girls to the state soccer finals, high school teacher TJ Jensen finds her good friend Zachary Collins dead in his favorite chair. When the handsome new deputy closes the case without so much as a "why" or "how", TJ turns her attention from chili cook-offs and pumpkin carving to complex puzzles, prophetic riddles, and a decades-old secret she seems destined to unravel.

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  • Book 1

    • Pumpkins in Paradise

    • TJ Jensen Mystery Series, Book 1
    • By: Kathi Daley
    • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
    • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    Between volunteering for the annual pumpkin festival and coaching her girls to the state soccer finals, high school teacher TJ Jensen finds her good friend Zachary Collins dead in his favorite chair. When the handsome new deputy closes the case without so much as a "why" or "how", TJ turns her attention from chili cook-offs and pumpkin carving to complex puzzles, prophetic riddles, and a decades-old secret she seems destined to unravel.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating mystery

    • By Victoria J. Mejia-Gewe on 03-23-18

    Regular price: $23.09

  • Book 2

    • Snowmen in Paradise

    • TJ Jensen Mystery Series, Book 2
    • By: Kathi Daley
    • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Winter Carnival comes to Serenity, and with it TJ finds her schedule busier than ever. Not only is her ski and snowboard team heavily involved in demonstrations and local competitions, but her ragtag choir is about to debut in their first live performance. To make matters even more complicated, someone has killed Travis Davidson, a town favorite son, world-class snowboarder, and Olympic hopeful.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Cute story

    • By Dawn on 02-11-18

    Regular price: $23.09

  • Book 3

    • Bikinis in Paradise

    • TJ Jensen Mystery Series, Book 3
    • By: Kathi Daley
    • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
    • Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    When the Tropical Tan Corporation descends on Maggie's Hideaway, the lakeside resort where TJ Jensen lives, she must juggle a bikini contest, a BBQ cook-off, a missing model, and a dead chaperone while her father is out of town. Lead Deputy Dylan Caine is on vacation while his sister is visiting, leaving Assistant Deputy Roy Fisher in charge. When Roy asks TJ for her help, they find there may be more going on than anyone realized.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Missing model and dead chaperone

    • By Victoria J. Mejia-Gewe on 07-11-17

    Regular price: $23.09

  • Book 4

    • Christmas in Paradise

    • TJ Jensen Mystery Series, Book 4
    • By: Kathi Daley
    • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
    • Length: 4 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Christmas in Serenity is a magical time of year TJ has always looked forward to with happy anticipation. This year her holiday spirit is marred by the impending arrival of two new men in her life. When one of them ends up dead, TJ must juggle community plays, Christmas tree cuttings, sleigh rides, and holiday shopping with a complex murder investigation. As the facts begin to unravel, she realizes she may have to risk everything to save someone she loves.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable

    • By Gr8ful Lady on 12-19-17

    Regular price: $23.09

  • Book 5

    • Puppies in Paradise

    • TJ Jensen Mystery Series, Book 5
    • By: Kathi Daley
    • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
    • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    When a friend of TJ's is injured in a car accident during a blizzard, TJ takes responsibility for the litter of puppies left behind. Meanwhile, she works with Kyle, Jenna, and the gang to catch the person responsible for the death of a close family friend. When it turns out that the main suspects are also close to the Jensens, TJ must deal with one of the most difficult decisions she's ever had to make.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun but missing some depth

    • By Victoria J. Mejia-Gewe on 07-20-17

    Regular price: $23.09

  • Book 6

    • Halloween in Paradise

    • TJ Jensen Mystery Series, Book 6
    • By: Kathi Daley
    • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    In the midst of the annual Halloween frenzy, TJ finds herself pulled into a series of events at the high school where she works. Not only must she help one of the girls on her team deal with a case of cyberbullying, but she must help a student who has recently suffered a personal tragedy. And as if TJ wasn't busy enough, in walks Samantha Colton, a reporter for Second Look, a television series that takes a look back at unsolved murders.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Cute but Short on details

    • By Victoria J. Mejia-Gewe on 10-22-17

    Regular price: $23.09

  • Book 7

    • Treasure in Paradise

    • A TJ Jensen Mystery, Book 7
    • By: Kathi Daley
    • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
    • Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    TJ Jensen and her family head to Turtle Cove Resort for summer vacation, but their plans for rest and relaxation are thwarted when they find a dead treasure hunter in the attic of the resort's main house. Initially vowing not to get involved, TJ quickly changes her tune when the Gull Island deputy on the case closes it after a bare bones investigation. All evidence points to foul play, and TJ's determined to uncover what the deputy wants to keep hidden.

    Regular price: $23.09

  • Book 8

    • Fireworks in Paradise

    • A Tj Jensen Mystery, Book 8
    • By: Kathi Daley
    • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
    • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    While on vacation in South Carolina, Tj Jensen receives a call that her father has been left in a coma after a devastating car crash. Back home in Paradise Lake, Tj learns the accident that killed family friend Judge Harper and left her father clinging to life wasn't an accident at all - someone cut their brake lines. To make matters worse, her friend and police contact, Deputy Roy Fisher, is working with a new partner who has no intention of letting Tj anywhere near the case.

    Regular price: $26.59