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Publication Order of Calla Lily Mystery Books

Lily's Homecoming Under Fire (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Tangle in the Vines (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fall's Killer Vintage (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Corsario Cove Books

Cowabunga Christmas (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gnarly New Year (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Heinous Habits (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Radical Regatta! (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bogus Bones (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Georgie Shaw Books

Murder at Catmmando Mountain (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Love Notes in the Key of Sea (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
All Hallows' Eve Heist (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Merry Christmas Wedding Mystery (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Murder at Sea of Passenger X (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Murder of the Maestro (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Tango Before Dying (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Canary in the Canal (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Merry Christmas Anniversary Mystery (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Jessica Huntington Books

A Dead Husband (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Dead Sister (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Love, A Foot Above the Ground (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Dead Daughter (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Dead Mother (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Dead Cousin (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Dead Nephew (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Dead Surgeon (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Seaview Cottages Books

A Body on Fitzgerald’s Bluff (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Murder of Shakespeare's Ghost (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Grave Expectations on Dickens' Dune (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Fairway to Arms in Hemingway Hills (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Witches Academy Books

A New Order (By:Jen Talty) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Passionate Vision (By:Natalie Ann) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Seer of Evil (By:Judith Lucci) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Secret Royalty (By:) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kitchen Magic (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Endangered Spells (By:) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wickless (By:) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Enchantress (By:) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Anna Celeste Burke
Anna Celeste Burke is an award-winning paranormal romance and cozy mystery author. After years in academia, Burke decided to focus on her love for fiction writing. She combined her expertise in writing research papers as a college professor with her love for mystery novels to create captivating stories that have earned her millions of fans across the world. This talented author currently lives in a desert resort city in the Palm Springs region. When she is not writing, Burke enjoys hiking, painting, and exploring the world in the company of her husband.

A Dead Husband
A Dead Husband comes first in the Jessica Huntington series. This book introduces Jessica Huntington, a smart, beautiful, and rich woman who has recently moved near Palm Springs. Jessica had a well-planned life with a successful law career and enough wealth to last a lifetime. However, things start going wrong when the Great Recession messes her career, and she is forced to become a housewife. A few pounds heavier and with no baby to show for her baby weight, Jessica is an emotional mess. When she walks in on her husband having sex with a Hollywood blonde, her life is thrown into chaos. This devastating discovery leads Jessica to the Rancho Mirage, where she grew up surrounded by beautiful sunsets and wealthy neighbors. Her childhood home feels like the perfect refuge after such a huge betrayal.

Even before she can settle in Palm Springs, Jessica receives a frantic call from her best friend. Laura’s husband has been murdered, and she needs Jessica’s help as a lawyer. Jessica doesn’t feel qualified to handle the case since she is not a criminal lawyer. She asks for help from a detective, but in trying to comfort her friend, she is drawn to a mystery that gets puzzling by the day. Jessica and Laura will quickly realize that they have stalkers lurking almost in every corner, and there is no way to tell who can be trusted. Can Jessica help her friend find her husband’s killers when she has so much on her plate?
There are many things you will love about this captivating story. First, Jessica is a fantastic protagonist, and it is refreshing having a main character who is wealthy, classy, and loyal to her friends. The cast grows with each chapter, and it is fun following as the plot unfolds. This story starts with an exciting scene that sets the mood for the book. The descriptions of the two rich wives with their designer clothes, luxury cars, and gorgeous homes will draw you into an elite world where a lot is going to change within a short time. Jessica is forced to put on some detective shoes, and Laura has to deal with serious accusations and the pain of losing her husband.

A Dead Husband is a perfect choice if you enjoy mystery stories with loads of bad guys, a bit of humor, and a good serving of retail therapy. The narration and descriptions will tug at your heartstrings and keep you curious enough to keep reading. Jessica is an amateur detective, so her investigation is not perfect. However, she uncovers new information in every chapter, and the tension rises to exhilarating levels as the story unfolds. It helps that story is well-crafted and will keep you glued until the last page.

A Body on Fitzgerald’s Bluff
A Body on Fitzgerald’s Bluff comes first in the Seaview Cottage series. The book stars Miriam Webster, a recently widowed woman who desires to be a writer. Miriam lives in Hemingway Cottage with a Dalmatian named Domino. After her husband’s passing, Miriam had discovered that her husband’s wild schemes had almost left them bankrupt. Fortunately, Peter had bought the Hemingway Cottage before his death, so Miriam has a cozy place to live in. The only catch is that the community is only meant for retirees 55 years older. Miriam is just 50, and she hopes that no one will notice her age or know that her husband has already passed on.

Mirian and Domino are enjoying a walk behind the cottage when they discover a woman’s body. When other neighbors hear Domino’s distress barking, they all rush to the scene. Unfortunately, the cell service on the bluff when the body is discovered is poor, so they all rush to the community clubhouse to call the police through the landline. Deputy Sheriff Darnell Devers responds fast to their call, only to get to the crime scene, and the body is gone. However, they do find a shoe and a few personal effects close to where they had seen the body. A while later, a call comes through that the body has been sighted some distance away. Who moved the body from the original sighting and why?

The police discover that the dead woman was a young lady who sang at clubs and used men for their money. She enjoyed hurting people and had many enemies. The ladies from the Seaview Cottage community decide to help the detective in charge investigate this case. These ladies, calling themselves Charly’s angels, will have quite an adventure as they try to unravel the mystery behind the killing. Even though there is a murder in this story, a humorous side will leave you with a smile. Mariam and her gang believe that they are more qualified than the local deputy to handle this case, and it is fun following them as they chase the killer.

A Body on Fitzgerald’s Bluff is a well-plotted cozy mystery story will great characters, an interesting storyline, and unexpected twists and turns. The many viable suspects will keep you guessing until the killer is revealed. All characters are three-dimensional, and the descriptions will make you feel like you are right there with them, following events as they unfold. It is funny how the ladies in the community team up to help solve the mystery even though they have no previous experience. If you are looking forward to a quick and exciting cozy mystery story, this book is a great choice.

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