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Cruise Ship Christian Cozy Mystery Books In Order

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Publication Order of Millie's Cruise Ship Mysteries Books

Starboard Secrets (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Portside Peril (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lethal Lobster (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deadly Deception (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Vanishing Vacationers (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cruise Control (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Killer Karaoke (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Suite Revenge (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cruisin' for a Bruisin' (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
High Seas Heist (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Family, Friends, and Foes (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder on Main (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fatal Flirtation (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deadly Delivery (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Reindeer & Robberies (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Transatlantic Tragedy (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Southampton Stalker (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Peculiar Poison (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mischief and Mutiny (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dog-Gone Cruise Director (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Southampton Strangler (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rendezvous and Revenge (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cruising Cowboys (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cruising Cold Turkey (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Cruise Director Millie Mysteries Books

Christmas Cruise Crisis (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bamboozled in Bimini (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ketchikan Killer (2025)Description / Buy at Amazon

The Cruise Ship Mysteries series is a wonderful series of Christian fiction and cozy mystery stories. It is written by a renowned American writer named Hope Callaghan. Each book of this series features the lead character in the role of Millie Sanders. She is introduced as a disheartened senior sleuth, who goes on to get her dream job as the assistant cruise director on board the mega cruise ship called Siren of the Seas. Other essential characters depicted in the books by Hope Callaghan include Annette Delacroix, Cat, Ariana, Danielle Kneldon, Gloria, Andy Walker, Captain Armati, Delilah, Roger, Regan Leclerc, Nadia, and several others. In addition to looking after the day to day activities of the cruise ship, Millie Sanders gets involved in solving mysteries on every voyage.

Initially, it is mentioned that Millie’s 35-year-old marriage ends abruptly after her husband leaves her for her hairdresser friend. She spends a few months mourning for her loss and then gets busy with her new job as the assistant director of a mega cruise ship. The events that follow later in her life help to carry the series forward. An exciting novel of the Cruise Ship Mysteries series written by author Hope Callaghan is entitled ‘Portside Peril’. It was released in 2015 as a Kindle book. The book opens by showing that Millie Sanders settles into her new job position on board Siren of the Seas. She seems to be enjoying every minute of the excitement and adventure. Just when a fresh group of passengers boards the cruise ship, a frantic cry for help is heard for a man overboard emergency.

Immediately, the deck party springs into action and follows the orders given on loudspeakers. Millie Sanders also arrives on the upper deck, she sees that a large crowd has gathered at the port side. As she looks down to see what has happened, she is shocked to find out that a young man has fallen into the water. The ship’s crew tries its best to save the man and get him back on board. The on-board investigators seem to be convinced that it is a case of attempted suicide, but Millie Sanders does not think so. She suspects that someone pushed that man and sets out to find out the culprit. Her suspicions become firm when she learns that the poor man’s fiance has received a threat through a letter. As the mystery deepens, Millie Sanders’s list of suspects grows bigger. She discovers that some friends of the young couple, who had boarded the ship with them, had reason to kill the victim. This sets into motion more shocking events that finally come to an end when Millie succeeds in catching the culprit.

Another interesting novel of this series is called ‘Deadly Deception’. It was also published in the Kindle format in 2015. The novel opens by mentioning that Millie Sanders has been experiencing smooth sailing onboard the passenger ships as its assistant director. Things begin to change with the arrival of a diva named Ariana Teliar as the ship’s new start attraction and entertainer. To her bad luck, Millie Sanders gets the job of showing Ariana around. During her tour of the cruise ship, Ariana stumbles upon a dead body. When she informs the shocking discovery to the ship’s captain, he asks Millie to be by the side of Ariana 24 hours and protect her from any danger. This seems to be an easy task, but Millie experiences a hard time because Ariana has a knack of disappearing and every time she vanishes, Millie Sanders is forced to chase down the diva. Later, the ship docks near the Mayan rainforest for the passengers to get down and enjoy the serene beauty.

Ariana again disappears and leads Millie and her crew friends on a chase through the Mayan ruins. After wandering in the rainforest for some time, Millie and her group realize that they have been lost. Millie loses her patience and decides to teach the young performer a lesson for life. Just then, she comes across a deadly deception that makes her realize that her life is in danger. She wonders if she will be able to sort through the pieces of evidence and track down the killer before it is too late.

Hope Callaghan is a bestselling and award-winning American novelist of Christian fiction, mystery, and suspense stories. She is known to have written over 70 books in her career in six different series. The popular book series written by her include Garden Girls series, Sweet Southern Sleuths series, Cruise Ship Mysteries, Made in Savannah series, Divine Christian series, and the Samantha Rite series. Hope Callaghan’s books have been listed as bestsellers on Amazon. She has also won the Mom’s Choice Award in 2017 for one of her novels. Author Callaghan was born and brought up in a small town located in West Michigan. Currently, she resides in Florida along with her loving husband. Hope Callaghan has three wonderful children and feels proud to have them. When she is not trying to meet the deadlines of her writing projects, she likes to get involved in cooking, reading, and traveling.

Hope says that she has visited a number of exciting places in the world and each one of them has motivated her to look for the good in everything. Currently, she is working on the development of two of her latest books. Both of them are Christian mysteries are expected to be released soon after their completion. Hope Callaghan wishes to try her hand at writing futuristic mystery novels as well that deal with the events of the current day. She is hopeful of writing something like that someday by giving a hundred percent of her energy and focus. Hope Callaghan is thinking to collaborate with another author to co-write a book. It is one thing on her wish list that she wants to tick as soon as possible. Callaghan hopes that readers will like all her future works as well and provide their love and support as they have always provided to her previous books. She feels grateful to all the critics who have given excellent reviews to her novels and helped them become successful.

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One Response to “Cruise Ship Christian Cozy Mystery”

  1. Kathleen Bigelow: 2 years ago

    I have read your Cruise Ship Mystery books in order. I am on “Rendezvous and Revenge “ now. This book has mentioned many times a Mafia family on board previously, and of course a murder occurred. I have no memory of that book. Have I missed one?


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