Book List in Order:94 titles

  • The picturesque wintery haven of Lost Bay, Alaska is filled with anticipation and Christmas excitement. The tiny town is blanketed in snow, Main Street glows with Christmas lights, every night, and Santa has even made an appearance with his reindeer....


  • Being snowed in…Is better than being six feet under!When pizzeria owner, and amateur sleuth, Eleanora Ward’s, Christmas plans go awry, thanks to a record-setting snowstorm, she tries her very best to remain positive, and is determined to not let ...



  • Haunted houses are great fun…Until someone finds a body.It’s October, and Halloween is just around the corner. The small town of Kittiport, Maine, is planning a festival the weekend before the holiday, complete with a haunted house and a costume ...


  • Life isn’t always smooth sailing.Sometimes a day on the water can be murder…Ellie Ward, amateur sleuth and owner of one of the most popular pizza places in town, just wants to get away from it all for a bit. A day trip on her boat goes horribly a...



  • We feel safe in small towns.There’s a sense of security in seeing familiar faces and places.But, unfortunately, sometimes letting down our defenses can be deadly.There’s a serial killer in the town of Kittiport, and Eleanora Ward, owner and opera...



  • Sometimes lady luck smiles upon us…And sometimes she gets us killed.Popular pizzeria owner, Eleanora Ward, loves her customers, and is a bit worried when a young man comes in, loudly bragging about having won the lottery.Her worst fears are realize...







  • There’s no place like home…Ellie Ward’s sweet Nonna is moving home again, but first, her tenants have to vacate the premises.When doing the final walk-through to make certain that the house is ready, and that the cleaning team did a thorough jo...


  • Some people will do just about anything for money.With spring beginning to thaw out northern Maine and her grandmother moving back home, pizza shop owner, Eleanora Ward, is in high spirits. She doesn’t think twice before agreeing to sell pizzas for...



  • Sometimes murder strikes way too close to home…Angie Seaver’s brother is coming home to visit for the first time in years. Overjoyed at the thought of her family being together again, she helps one of his old friends plan a welcome home party.The...


  • Sometimes the warm love of a dog eases the discomfort of being cold and alone.Angie Seaver isn’t exactly thrilled to be moving back to her small hometown of Lost Bay, Alaska. Her mother’s health isn’t good, and her father is away much of the ti...


  • Some amateur sleuths can never catch a break.When Eleanora Ward boards the plane for Florida, she’s expecting a fun week in the sun with her grandmother while they film an ad for Papa Pacelli’s Pizzeria. However, a disagreement with the director ...


  • Family ties, and someone dies…Even though she has been busy bringing the pizzeria into the new year, Eleanora Ward is happy to lot one of her husband’s relatives stay with them for a couple of days. She enjoys getting to know another member of th...


  • Girls just wanna have fun...But sometimes get-togethers can be murder!When Eleanora Ward’s husband leaves town for a police conference, she takes advantage of the time to herself to host a girls’ night in her home. Ellie hears strange and disturb...


  • Ever feel worked to death?Eleanora Pacelli is looking forward to a two-week vacation in Florida. Eager for an escape from the cold, dreary Maine weather, she can’t wait to feel the sun on her face and sand between her toes. Nonna is going along too...


  • Life is hard when your dreams seem impossible.Autumn Roth has hopes and dreams that she dares not admit.Every day on her way Asheville Meadows, Autumn drives by the empty grocery store where she used to work. Every day, she sees the For Sale sign and...


  • You'll be brought to tears with this final book in the wildly popular Darling Deli series.Finally, Moira Darling’s life seems to be going according to plan. Her daughter has moved back to town, business is booming at the deli, and she and her husba...


  • She sells the pizza, but her husband brings home the bacon.For as long as she’s known him, Eleanora Ward’s husband has been the sheriff of the small town of Kittiport, Maine. When he receives a threatening phone call just days before election day...



  • Call for delivery, this mystery will have you glued to your seat!Eleanora Ward is looking forward to a week in the sun with her grandmother, Ann Pacelli. This time, she is determined that her trip to Florida will be all about fun, not work. A monkey ...


  • "To-the-point diagnostic and therapeutic information on kidney diseases, hypertension, and kidney transplantation CURRENT Essentials of Nephrology & Hypertension is a practical, state-of-the-art review of the clinical management of kidney disease and...


  • Grab a serious slice of murder!Spring in Kittiport, Maine, is a welcome interlude from the snow and freezing oceanside winds that have plagued the small town for months. The entire town seems to be in good spirits, not least of all, Eleanora Ward, wh...


  • "To-the-point diagnostic and therapeutic information on kidney diseases, hypertension, and kidney transplantation CURRENT Essentials of Nephrology & Hypertension is a practical, state-of-the-art review of the clinical management of kidney disease and...


  • "To-the-point diagnostic and therapeutic information on kidney diseases, hypertension, and kidney transplantation CURRENT Essentials of Nephrology & Hypertension is a practical, state-of-the-art review of the clinical management of kidney disease and...


  • Ever have an awkward date?Spring is a beautiful season in the small town of Asheville. Autumn Roth is looking forward to spending the morning in the park with her dog, but reality comes crashing down when a body is found along the riverbank.Faced wit...






  • Have a delicious bite of mystery!Eleanora Ward and her new husband are back from their honeymoon and are looking forward to a few days of peace and quiet before diving back into their busy lives. Their sweet respite ends abruptly, however, when a sin...


  • Autumn Roth is still recovering from the craziest Christmas that she’s ever had when she is hit with another loss; this time, the murder of someone close to her. She’s determined to figure out who the killer is, but when the clues seem to point t...


  • Need a delicious vacation?Just days after her wedding, Eleanora and her new husband, Russell Ward, are preparing to leave for a two week long honeymoon in a tropical paradise. A last-minute call forces a change of plans, and the two find themselves m...


  • You'll eat up this delicious new mystery!Eleanora Pacelli’s pleasant weekend is shattered when a horrific car accident spins right into her front yard. She reached the victim in time to hear his final words; a claim that his accident wasn’t an ac...


  • Have a heaping helping of pizza and mystery!Eleanora Pacelli is only days away from exchanging wedding vows with her fiancé; Russell Ward, the handsome sheriff of Kittiport. With pre-wedding jitters in full swing, the last thing she needs is for som...


  • You'll love this tasty St. Patrick's Day mystery!It’s almost springtime in Maple Creek, and Moira Darling is thrilled when one of her friends asks her to cater a party on St. Patrick’s Day. Life is busy, but good, until the owner of another resta...


  • Are you ready for Christmas?PLEASE NOTE: This book was originally a part of the Cozy Christmas Murder boxed set, so if you've read the boxed set, you've already read it. If not, enjoy this first book in the incredible series!Autumn Roth has a good j...


  • The first few weeks of Moira Darling’s new year have been promising so far. Her husband is taking steps toward focusing more on his microbrewery, she’s had some time to read and relax, and romance is brewing at the deli, just in time for Valentin...


  • It's Valentine's Day in Alabama, and Lilah Fallon is busier than ever. Not only is she trying to plan for the holiday, but she's also on the verge of achieving her dream and opening her very own cookie shop. She has to push herself to the limits to r...


  • How about a heaping helping of murder?It’s Christmas in Kittiport, and Eleanora Pacelli is looking forward to spending the holiday with her fiancé and his family. However, when a stranger is spotted around town asking for her cousin, Ellie sees he...


  • Patti Benning serves up another delicious mystery!!!It’s a new year, and Eleanor Pacelli is looking forward to making it her best one yet. In a couple of weeks she’ll be marrying the man of her dreams, and her best friend is just months away from...


  • "To-the-point diagnostic and therapeutic information on kidney diseases, hypertension, and kidney transplantation CURRENT Essentials of Nephrology & Hypertension is a practical, state-of-the-art review of the clinical management of kidney disease and...


  • A peaceful family outing to select a Christmas tree turns into a nightmare when Moira Darling finds a corpse buried beneath the snow. When she realizes that the body belongs to one of her husband’s clients, Moira knows that neither of them will get...


  • Moira Darling is enjoying some well-earned downtime after a hectic Halloween. With spare time on her hands for the first time in quite a while, Moira is more than happy to help a friend’s relative find a place to stay in town. She doesn’t expect ...


  • When a mysterious stranger shows up at Darling’s DELIcious Delights and begins taking photos and bothering her employees, Moira Darling’s plans for a quiet Thanksgiving are thrown out the window. What does this man want, and what will he do to ge...


  • With her grandmother in Florida and Russell’s brother and sister-in-law going out of town for the holiday, Eleanora Pacelli is looking forward to a quiet Thanksgiving dinner with Kittiport’s sheriff. All of that changes when a handful of unexpect...


  • A SECOND STORE!!! After months of stressful planning, it’s finally time for Eleanora Pacelli to open her new restaurant. Leaving Maine behind, she and her friends fly to Florida for the grand opening of her second Papa Pacelli’s Pizzeria location...


  • Sometimes you just need a break…And some breaks can be murder.Still reeling from recent events, deli owner and amateur sleuth, Moira Darling, is eager to get back into the normal swing of things after a disaster nearly shattered her family. Consume...


  • Who wants candy on Halloween, when you can have pizza?Eleanora Pacelli is back from Florida, and is looking forward to celebrating Halloween at home in Maine. With the second Papa Pacelli’s grand opening out of the way, she’s ready to start focus...


  • Hungry for a taste of pizza, laced with mystery?Eleanora Pacelli is doing her best to keep up with the whirlwind that is her life. Juggling a fiancé, a full-time job, and the looming opening of a second restaurant isn’t easy, and she just has to k...






  • Halloween is drawing near, but Moira Darling has more on her mind than pumpkins, ghosts, and trick-or-treating. After volunteering to run a haunted house for one of her friends, she has enough on her plate even before her daughter hits her with some ...


  • Take a bite of this mouthwatering tale of mystery and murder!Eleanora Pacelli’s life in Kittiport, Maine, has settled into a comfortable routine. She’s happy, if sometimes a little bit too busy for her liking. Her circumstances change, however, w...


  • Murder in general is bad…But attempted murder, aimed at Moira’s family? Oh shell no!Deli owner and amateur sleuth, Moira Darling, is glad when life returns to normal after her daughter’s wedding, but being back in Maple Creek isn’t as relaxin...


  • Moira Darling is leaving Darling’s DELIcious Delights behind to attend her only daughter’s wedding in the mountains of Colorado. She has meticulously attended to every detail to ensure that Candice’s special day will be perfection, from beginni...


  • Pizzeria owner Eleanora Pacelli’s plate is full, as she prepares to open her second restaurant. The busy go-getter is also consumed with thoughts of an upcoming engagement announcement, and a best friend who is behaving more than a bit oddly. Imagi...


  • Eleanora Pacelli is back in Maine after a much-needed and well-deserved vacation in Miami. She’s looking forward to picking up her pets from the pet sitter, settling in at home, and seeing Russell Ward, Kittiport’s sheriff and her boyfriend. Stil...


  • Eleanora Pacelli and her grandmother embark on a last-minute summer trip to Florida after a particularly stressful week at home in Kittiport. They are both looking forward to a nice, relaxing week in the sun, but things go downhill fast when the elde...


  • Moira Darling and her family are planning a trip for the 4th of July holiday. With only a month until her daughter’s wedding, spending time together is now more precious and poignant than ever. It’s not easy for her to leave the bustling and grow...


  • Wedding bells are pealing madly, and Eleanora Pacelli has some important and potentially life-changing decisions to make in the near future, but she isn’t sure whether or not she wants her life to change. She’s happy being the owner of her late g...


  • When Moira Darling opens the deli on Mother’s Day morning, she assumes that the roses she finds on the counter are from her daughter… until she finds the stranger’s body slumped behind the counter. While Darling’s DELIcious Delights is closed...


  • After a long and cold winter, spring has finally arrived in the small coastal town of Kittiport, Maine. Eleanora Pacelli has been waiting eagerly for the warmer weather; it means that she can finally open the brand new patio attached to the pizzeria....


  • Grab a plate and prepare to devour this amazing mystery!!Things at Papa Pacelli’s Pizzeria are going well. Owner, Eleanora Pacelli, is proud that the little restaurant has grown and thrived under her management. Not only is Ellie succeeding in busi...


  • Moira Darling gets a tearful call from her daughter with news that her car was stolen, and thinks a missing convertible is the worst of their troubles, but the next day, when a man is found dead on the side of the road – and it looks like her daugh...


  • Do you want extra cheese with your mystery?With the weather starting to warm up and spring approaching, Eleanora Pacelli is busy finalizing her plans for another renovation to Papa Pacelli’s Pizzeria, but she ends up having to put her plans on hold...


  • It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and the sleepy small town of Maple Creek, Michigan is seeing green. Eager to be a part of the many celebrations taking place for the fun-filled holiday, Moira Darling and her husband, handsome private investigator, David M...


  • As winter ravages northern Maine, the small coastal town of Kittiport has to pull together to offer help to the less fortunate. When Eleanora Pacelli hears about a local charity dedicated to supplying winter clothes, blankets, and warm food to those ...


  • A NEW PARANORMAL COZY SERIES FROM BEST-SELLING COZY AUTHOR PATTI BENNING!!! Tess Quinn is a normal woman with a normal job in the rural town of Elk Hill, Wisconsin. Her life is turned upside down on her thirtieth birthday with the arrival of her estr...


  • MOIRA AND THE GANG ARE BACK!!! Back from her honeymoon, Moira Darling tries to return to normal life after two blissful weeks in Europe with her new husband. Everything is going smoothly at Darling’s DELIcious Delights, and her home life couldn’t...


  • Moira Darling is hoping that her first Valentine's Day married to her new husband will be special, and David doesn't disappoint. Their evening together is perfect, until the two of them witness a tragic death, and can do nothing to help. When one of ...


  • It’s Christmastime, and Lilah Fallon is busier than ever. Not only is she getting ready for the holidays, but she’s also on the verge of achieving her dream and opening her very own cookie shop. Pushing herself to the limit to reach her goals, Li...


  • Eleanora Pacelli is thrilled to finally be the official owner of Papa Pacelli’s Pizzeria. In an effort to make it feel more real, she decides to make some small changes to the pizzeria, and hires a contractor to install a pickup window in the back....


  • Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and Eleanora Pacelli has more on her plate than ever, and when her grandmother takes a nasty spill late one night, Ellie’s plate goes from full to overflowing. She finds herself starting to feel a bit overwhe...


  • With Papa Pacelli’s 20th anniversary drawing near, Eleanora and her employees go above and beyond to plan a party equal to the one that her grandfather threw ten years ago. The day of fun and games is a huge success until one of the guests collapse...


  • Lilah Fallon is beyond excited at the prospect of opening her own cookie store, with the help of her neighbor, Margie. She already has her first major order, due the day before Thanksgiving, and is frantically searching for the perfect space in which...


  • Lilah Fallon has been bouncing from job to job ever since she left a cushy position at her father’s company. Recently fired from a voice-over job, she’s still on the hunt for a perfect career, where she can use her talents and abilities and still...


  • Lilah Fallon is continuing her search to find happiness, meaning, and most importantly, a job. When a friend mentions a seasonal position at a local farm, she jumps at the chance to try something different. Things start out well, but Lilah finds hers...


  • You'll love this delicious murder mystery treat!Eleanora Pacelli’s extended family is visiting, turning her normally peaceful home upside down. Spending two weeks with relatives that she hardly knows isn’t easy, and only becomes more difficult wh...


  • With the pizzeria thriving and old friendships rekindled, Eleanora Pacelli is finally beginning to settle into a quiet life in the small town of Kittiport, Maine, but her quiet contentment doesn’t last long. Ellie’s whole world is turned upside d...


  • SUMMER PRESCOTT BOOKS is thrilled to present the first book in an exciting new series by Best-Selling Cozy Author Patti Benning!! Pall Bearers and Pepperoni - Book 1 in The Papa Pacelli's Pizzeria Series Newly jobless and recently dumped by her fianc...


  • Summer Prescott Books is thrilled to present: Creamy Casserole Murder - Book 15 in The Darling Deli Series!!! Back from her cruise, Moira Darling is ready to settle back in to normal life. Between adding a new item to the menu at Darling’s DELIciou...


  • Summer Prescott Books is thrilled to present: Curried Lobster Murder - Book 14 in The Darling Deli Series!!! Moira Darling is shocked when she wins a free cruise trip and the chance to participate in a cooking competition. Accompanied by her daughter...


  • Summer Prescott Books is proud to present the final book in the highly acclaimed Darling Deli series. Grilled Rye Murder - Book 16 in The Darling Deli Series!!! With her wedding just over the horizon, Moira Darling is running around gettin last-minut...


  • SUMMER PRESCOTT BOOKS is proud to release: Garden Vegetable Murder - Book 12 in The Darling Deli Series In this thrilling installment of The Darling Deli Series, David is forced to go to great lengths to keep Moira from harm. Can the deli owner outwi...


  • Sometimes the best of intentions…Have dire consequences.With business thriving and her relationship with the private detective, David Morris, going better than ever, deli owner and amateur sleuth, Moira Darling, is on top of the world. Events take ...


  • SUMMER PRESCOTT BOOKS is thrilled to present: Beef Brisket Murder - Book 11 in The Darling Deli Series Moira discovers something rather disturbing in her basement while she’s cleaning it out. Intrigued, she begins her own investigation and enlists ...


  • SUMMER PRESCOTT BOOKS IS THRILLED TO PRESENT: Hearty Homestyle Murder - Book 9 in The Darling Deli Series!!! While Candice embarks upon her new adventure, Moira turns her focus back to the deli as they prepare for the County Fair, where she’ll be e...


  • Has your day ever gone to the dogs?Sometimes a good deed can definitely come back to bite you.Deli owner and amateur sleuth, Moira Darling, is finally able to enjoy some much-needed time off, after making her trusted employee, Darrin, the manager of ...


  • Candy is dandy,But murder makes mayhem.Life is good for deli owner and amateur sleuth, Moira Darling, as she moves into her new house and her daughter, Candice, prepares for the opening of her Candy Shop. Events suddenly turn sinister, however, when ...


  • Summer nights can be full of magic.They can also be fraught with murder.Tragedy strikes deli owner and amateur sleuth, Moira Darling, and her handsome and clever boyfriend, David, in this suspense-filled tale. A horrific discovery at a Fourth of July...


  • Summer Prescott Books proudly presents Book 7 in The Darling Deli Series!!! Moira ends up in hot water when her ex-husband comes to visit Candice. Still reeling from a recent tragedy, the deli owner is overwhelmed, and finds herself wondering what to...


  • Sometimes life just goes to the dogs…And sometimes the dogs go missing.Deli owner and amateur sleuth, Moira Darling, has her hands full with running her business and becoming involved when several pets in the sleepy lakeside town of Maple Creek, Mi...


  • Murder is a dish best served cold…But a body in a deli spells real trouble.Deli owner and amateur sleuth, Moira Darling, is enjoying the annual Winter Festival in her quaint hometown of Maple Creek, Michigan, and is gearing up for a sweet Valentine...


  • A friend in need, is a friend indeed…And no one is going to get away with hurting one of Moira’s friends.Deli owner and amateur sleuth, Moira Darling, is doing well in business and life, when tragedy shatters her world.The loss of a dear friend d...


  • Summer Prescott Books is pleased to announce the 4th book in The Darling Deli Series!!! It's the one that you've been waiting for... The mystery behind deli-worker Dante's strange behavior is revealed in this tasty tale....


  • Ever notice that the best dishes…Are made by one smart cookie?Deli owner, Moira Darling didn’t get as far as she did by going with the flow. The smart and sassy amateur sleuth runs a successful shop and will do whatever it takes to protect it.Her...