Book List in Order: 12 titles


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    Krissy Hancock’s bookstore-café in Pine Hills, Ohio, is teaming up with the local library for a seasonal celebration, but someone is spiking the refreshments—with fatal results... With autumn in full swing and Thanksgiving on the w...



  • Krissy Hancock runs a bookstore-café in Pine Hills, Ohio, but she’ll be setting up shop as a sleuth when she discovers a long-unsolved murder . . . Krissy’s helping a friend clean out her late mother’s house when she learns that although t...



  • Liz Denton, owner of the Furever Pets animal rescue, heads out to deliver a Maine Coon cat to a new home. When she arrives however, the would be pet adopter is dead. Liz quickly learns that, despite her own personal vetting, the man wasn’t who he c...



  • Krissy Hancock and her pals are taking a coffee break -- leaving their bookstore-café in Pine Hills, Ohio, and heading to a convention. But this road trip will be more dangerous than they expected … Coffee lovers are gathering from far and wid...



  • in Christmas Cocoa Murder

    'Tis the season for hot chocolate and mouthwatering treats. But sometimes too much of a good thing can be downright deadly . . . A Christmas-themed escape game seems like the perfect pre-holiday treat for bookstore café owner Krissy Hancock a...



  • With a veterinarian dad and a pet-rescuing mom, helping animals is a family business for the Dentons -- but after a shocking murder, it’s Liz Denton’s son who might end up in a cage . . . Sadly, Timothy Fuller is too old and infirm to continue...



  • Bookstore-café owner Krissy Hancock has plenty to keep her occupied outside business hours, like preparing for her best friend’s wedding and solving a murder... Krissy is meeting Vicki’s parents at the Pine Hills, Ohio, airport -- it’s the...



  • Krissy Hancock is staying in her adopted hometown of Pine Hills, Ohio, for Christmas this year -- and she even has a whole week off from her combination bookstore-café. But a killer is about to dampen her spirits... Unfortunately, Krissy’s bee...



  • Ever since café owner Krissy Hancock settled into a relationship and -- mostly -- forgot about old flames, life has become surprisingly serene. Too bad her father, famed mystery writer James Hancock, had to pay an unexpected visit to Death by Coffee...







  • Bookstore café owner Krissy Hancock would rather spend Halloween serving pumpkin goodies than wearing costumes with Pine Hills’ wealthiest at Yarborough mansion, especially when the soiree shapes up to be more trick than treat . . . As if a ru...



  • Mystery lovers have descended on Pine Hills for this year’s book club competition, to be held at Krissy Hancock’s bookstore café. But the killer in their midst seems determined to outwit all the armchair sleuths -- and send Krissy to the remaind...



  • When Krissy Hancock and her best friend Vicki decide to open a bookstore café in their new town of Pine Hills, they decide to call it "Death by Coffee," after Krissy’s father’s most famous mystery novel. Little do they know how well the name fit...


Complete Series List in Order

A Bookstore Cafe Mystery

1) Death by Coffee (Jun-2015)
2) Death by Tea (Nov-2015)
3) Death By Pumpkin Spice (Sep-2016)
4) Death by Vanilla Latte (May-2017)
5) Death by Eggnog (Oct-2017)
6) Death by Espresso (Jul-2018)
6.5) Death by Hot Cocoa (Sep-2019)
7) Death by Cafe Mocha (Sep-2019)
8) Death by French Roast (Oct-2020)
9) Death by Hot Apple Cider (Nov-2021)

A Furever Pets Mystery

1) The Pomeranian Always Barks Twice (Apr-2019)
2) Dial 'M' for Maine Coon (Sep-2020)