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  • Bibliography:
    123 Books (15 Series)
  • First Book:
    October 2010
  • Latest Book:
    July 2024
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Full Series List in Order

A Bluegrass Romance

1 - Grooming Mr. Right (Sep-2013)
2 - Taming Mr. Right (Jul-2014)

A Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery

1 - Beaches, Bungalows & Burglaries (Jun-2018)
2 - Deserts, Driving, and Derelicts (Jul-2018)
3 - Forests, Fishing, & Forgery (Jul-2018)
4 - Christmas, Criminals, and Campers (Oct-2018)
5 - Motorhomes, Maps, & Murder (Feb-2019)
6 - Canyons, Caravans, & Cadavers (Mar-2019)
7 - Hitches, Hideouts, & Homicides (May-2019)
8 - Assailants, Asphalt & Alibis (Aug-2019)
9 - Valleys, Vehicles & Victims (Sep-2019)
10 - Sunsets, Sabbatical and Scandal (Mar-2020)
11 - Tents, Trails and Turmoil (Apr-2020)
12 - Kickbacks, Kayaks, and Kidnapping (Aug-2020)
13 - Gear, Grills & Guns (Oct-2020)
14 - Eggnog, Extortion, and Evergreen (Nov-2020)
15 - Ropes, Riddles, & Robberies (Dec-2020)
16 - Paddlers, Promises & Poison (Mar-2021)
17 - Insects, Ivy, & Investigations (Apr-2021)
18 - Outdoors, Oars, & Oaths (Jun-2021)
19 - Wildlife, Warrants, & Weapons (Jul-2021)
20 - Blossoms, Barbeque, & Blackmail (Jul-2021)
21 - Lanterns, Lakes, & Larceny (Sep-2021)
22 - Jackets, Jack-O-Lantern, & Justice (Oct-2021)
23 - Santa, Sunrises, & Suspicions (Nov-2021)
24 - Vistas, Vices, & Valentines (Jan-2022)
25 - Adventure, Abduction, & Arrest (Apr-2022)
26 - Rangers, Rvs, & Revenge (Jun-2022)
27 - Campfires, Courage, & Convicts (Sep-2022)
28 - Trapping, Turkeys, & Thanksgiving (Nov-2022)
29 - Gifts, Glamping, & Glocks (Dec-2022)
30 - Zoning, Zealots, & Ziplines (Feb-2023)
31 - Hammocks, Handguns, & Hearsay (Apr-2023)
32 - Questions, Quarrels, & Quandry (Jul-2023)
33 - Witness, Woods, & Wedding (Oct-2023)
34 - Elves, Evergreens, & Evidence (Nov-2023)
35 - Moonlight, Marshmallows, & Manslaughter (Feb-2024)
36 - Bonfires, Backpacks, & Brawls (Apr-2024)

A Divorced Diva Mystery

1 - Strung Out To Die (Dec-2012)
2 - Crimped To Death (Apr-2014)

The Divorced Divas

1 - Bead Of Doubt (Dec-2011)

A Ghostly Southern Mystery

1 - A Ghostly Undertaking (Oct-2013)
2 - A Ghostly Grave (Apr-2015)
3 - A Ghostly Demise (Aug-2015)
4 - A Ghostly Murder (Oct-2015)
5 - A Ghostly Reunion (Jan-2017)
6 - A Ghostly Mortality (Mar-2017)
7 - A Ghostly Secret (Jul-2017)
8 - A Ghostly Suspect (Jun-2019)

Grandberry Falls

1 - The Ladybug Jinx (Jun-2011)
2 - Happy New Life (Oct-2011)
3 - A Superstitious Christmas (Dec-2011)
4 - Never Tell Your Dreams (Apr-2012)

A Holiday Cozy Mystery

1 - Four Leaf Felony (Apr-2022)
2 - Mother's Day Murder (Jul-2022)
3 - A Halloween Homicide (Oct-2022)
4 - New Year Nuisance (Jan-2023)
5 - Chocolate Bunny Betrayal (Mar-2023)
6 - Fourth of July Forgery (Jun-2023)

A Kenni Lowry Mystery

1 - Fixin' To Die (Jun-2016)
2 - Southern Fried (Apr-2017)
3 - Ax to Grind (Sep-2017)
4 - Six Feet Under (Mar-2018)
5 - Dead as a Doornail (May-2018)
6 - Tangled Up in Tinsel (Sep-2018)
7 - Diggin' Up the Dirt (May-2019)
8 - Blowin' Up A Murder (Aug-2022)
9 - Heavens To Bribery (Aug-2023)

A Killer Coffee Mystery

1 - Scene of the Grind (Jan-2017)
2 - Mocha and Murder (Jun-2017)
3 - Freshly Ground Murder (Oct-2017)
4 - Cold Blooded Brew (Apr-2018)
5 - Decaffeinated Scandal (Sep-2018)
6 - A Killer Latte (Apr-2019)
7 - Holiday Roast Mortem (Nov-2019)
8 - Dead To The Last Drop (Feb-2020)
9 - Frothy Foul Play (Feb-2021)
10 - Spoonful of Murder (Dec-2021)
11 - Barista Bump - Off (Mar-2022)
12 - Cappuccino Criminal (May-2023)
13 - Macchiato Murder (Sep-2023)

A Laurel London Mystery

1 - Checkered Crime (Apr-2014)
2 - Checkered Past (Sep-2014)
3 - Checkered Thief (Jun-2015)

A Magical Cures Mystery

1 - A Charming Crime (Jun-2012)
2 - A Charming Cure (Sep-2012)
3 - A Charming Potion (Oct-2012)
4 - A Charming Spell (Jul-2013)
5 - A Charming Magic (Jan-2013)
5 - A Charming Wish (Apr-2013)
6 - A Charming Secret (Oct-2014)
6.5 - A Charming Christmas (Dec-2014)
7 - A Charming Fatality (Jul-2015)
7.5 - A Charming Death (do us part) (Nov-2015)
8 - A Charming Ghost (Dec-2015)
9 - A Charming Hex (Jul-2016)
10 - A Charming Voodoo (Sep-2016)
11 - A Charming Corpse (Apr-2018)
12 - A Charming Misfortune (Jul-2019)
13 - A Charming Deception (Oct-2021)

A Mail Carrier Cozy Mystery

1 - Stamped Out (Oct-2019)
2 - Address For Murder (Dec-2019)
3 - All She Wrote (May-2020)
4 - Return To Sender (Jun-2020)
5 - First Class Killer (Sep-2020)
6 - Post Mortem (May-2021)
7 - Deadly Delivery (Aug-2021)
8 - Red Letter Slay (Jul-2022)

An Olivia Davis Paranormal Mystery

1 - Splitsville.com (Jul-2011)
1.5 - Color Me Love (Jan-2012)
2 - Color Me A Crime (Nov-2012)

Small Town Romance

A New Tradition (Nov-2012)
The Dare Me Date (Jan-2013)

Spies and Spells

1 - Spies and Spells (Mar-2016)
2 - Betting Off Dead (Aug-2016)
3 - Get Witch or Die Trying (Oct-2016)

Book List in Order: 123 titles



  • Halloween Anthology, 2010. A collection of eerie short stories, for Halloween or not! Some ghosts, a vampire, a witch-in-training, a little romance, and more.... Exclusively from Turquoise Morning Press authors. The Unhaunted House by Lozi Hart, A Tr...



  • Orphaned at a young age, Hallie Mediate was raised by her (slightly) crazy Great Aunt Grace on the wrong side of the tracks in Cincinnati. Hallie dreamed of escaping her hometown and never looking back. After putting herself through college, landing ...



  • Celia Briggs has always lived her life for everyone but herself. With the death of Celia’s mom, Celia realizes life is too short not to follow her dreams. In her small town of Grandberry Falls, Kentucky-Celia decides to open up, The Ladybug Florist...



  • Splitsville.com is more than Olivia Davis ever dreamed of when she launched the online break up service where she does the dirty work under the alias of Jenn. No one can find out she’s the mastermind of her internet sensation, especially when they ...



  • Interior decorator and divorced mom, Liz Day, is living her dream by opening up The Mole Hole Interiors. Life couldn't be better with best friend Jenna Greenlee and boyfriend, Cole Michaels by her side. Until she discovers a deep secret between Jenna...



  • Get to know the Divorced Divas in this mini-mystery prequel to the Divas upcoming novel, Strung Out To Die.Holly Harper's life is finally getting back on the right track after her divorce from "what's his name." She and a group of divorcees have form...



  • ***USA TODAY BESTSELLER AUTHOR***“Carpe Bead'em is fun with a capital F. It's sad, funny, inspiring, quirky, and great chick lit! It shows that you never know what's round the corner, and anything's possible if you just take a chance on life! Perfe...



  • What others are saying about Tonya Kappes’ novels:“Full of wit, humor and colorful characters, Tonya Kappes delivers a fun, fast-paced story that will leave you hooked!” Bestselling Author, Jane Porter“Fun, fresh, and flirty, Carpe Bead ’Em...



  • Superstition: Noun1. An irrational belief arising from ignorance or fear.2. Circumstances under which Maggie Greenlee lives her life. Maggie’s life revolves around superstition. Never walk under a ladder, don’t let a black cat cross your path, Ma...






  • Bubble... Bubble...June Heal has nothing to lose when she relocates her homeopathic cure shop, A Dose of Darla, from the flea market booth in her home town, to a quaint shop in the cozy but unusual little town of Whispering Falls, Kentucky. Or so it ...



  • Bubble...Bubble... Psychic June Heal s homeopathic cure shop, A Charming Cure, is the most popular shop in the unusual little town of Whispering Falls, Kentucky. Cures and trouble... June is about to learn she has more than psychic abilities when she...



  • ***THIS IS A SHORT STORY AND MAY HAVE SPOILERS IF YOU HAVEN'T READ ANY OF THE BOOK IN THE MAGICAL CURES MYSTERY SERIES***What happens when June Heal goes against spiritualist rules and makes a LOVE POTION on the most sacred night of a spiritualist's ...



  • ***USA Today Bestselling Author Tonya Kappes***Olivia Davis' online breakup service, Splitsville.com, is thriving! And so is her day job at Color Me Love where she matches couples up using her gift of aura reading. With a new relationship, Olivia is ...



  • ***2013 WINNER OF THE BEST INDIE ROMANCE NOVELLA*** A NEW TRADITION is the winner 2013 Indie Romance Convention Readers Choice Nominee for Best Indie Romance NovellaFor Sabrina Englehardt, Christmas has always been a special day filled with family, f...



  • **BONUS BEADED BRACELET PATTERN IN THE BOOK**Holly Harper's life is finally getting back on the right track after her divorce from "what's his name." She and a group of divorcees have formed a strong bond plotting creative ways to get back at their e...



  • Jozy doesn't want to be alone on Valentine's Day. . .again! Especially since she lives in Floral, Wisconsin, one of the most romantic small town in the United States. Maddie, Jozy's long time best friend, dares Jozy to be someone she's not in order t...



  • Whispering Falls is getting a new store. Magical Moments Flower Shop is bound to be a hit, especially since there is an upcoming Whispering Falls wedding. Arabella Paxton is the beautiful new owner and resident of Whispering Falls and she has her eye...



  • "Tonya Kappes' A Magical Cure Series, charmed me until the end!" ~ Cozy Mystery Book Reviews Bubble, Bubble. . . It seems shop owner and newly appointed Whispering Falls Village President June Heal has it all: Beauty, wits, bewitching powers...Sherif...



  • A CHARMING SPELL is book four of the top-rated A Magical Cures Mystery Series from USA TODAY Bestselling Author Tonya Kappes. Get lost in Whispering Falls, a place full of magic, romance, and humor.Bubble... Bubble...There is a new store Whispering F...






  • Luvie Beiderman is blindsided when she is fired from her junior fashion design job in New York City and is forced to move back to her small town in Kentucky . . . under her parent's roof. Being home isn't so bad, after all, Luvie started Primp My Pet...



  • A funeral, a ghost, a murder . . . It's all in a day's work for emma lee raines . . . Bopped on the head from a falling plastic Santa, local undertaker Emma Lee Raines is told she's suffering from “funeral trauma.” It's trauma all right, bec...



  • *From USA Today Bestseller, Amazon Top 100 author comes a NEW Young Adult with the paranormal Tonya Kappes fans have come to LOVE*After a horrible accident claimed the life of her best friend, seventeen year old Honor Prescott claims she can hear, se...



  • Laurel London is one tough cookie. Orphaned and with one heckuva checkered past, she’s grown street smart and no one is going to tell her different, even if it means getting tangled up with the wrong side of the law. After terrorizing Walnut Grove,...



  • ***USA TODAY BESTSELLER AUTHOR******Book Extra*** Enjoy the beaded jewelry set pattern in the back of the novel that Holly Harper creates in CRIMPED TO DEATH. You too can wear one of Holly's fabulous designs. The Divorced Divas are a motley crew of w...



  • Vivian Westwood is smart, practical, and has always followed the rules. She prides herself on her work ethic and climbing her way up the ladder where she just got promoted to her dream job as head horse trainer at the Lady B Horse Farm, leaving her l...



  • ***USA TODAY BESTSELLER AUTHOR***Laurel London is one tough cookie. . .Convict Willie Ray Bowman escapes from prison just days away from his date with "Old Sparky," the Kentucky state federal prison electric chair. Laurel hasn't seen Willie Ray since...



  • Bubble... Bubble...June Heal has it all. A Charming Cure, her magical potion shop in the town of Whispering Falls, is thriving and she's engaged to her childhood sweetheart and sheriff, Oscar Park. Petunia Shrubwood is taking over as Village Presiden...



  • Hallie Mediate is determined to let Christmas quietly pass by. But a magical visitor has other plans on how to put the joy back in Hallie's heart. Hallie soon discovers Christmas less about presents and more about the spirit. Snowplace Like Home is a...



  • Whispering Falls is having a winter storm warning. Not only from a blizzard, but a thief. . . the Whispering Falls Grinch. Sheriff Oscar Park is snowed in the nearby town of Locust Grove and unable help catch the unwanted visitor in their magical tow...






  • There's a ghost on the loose -- and a fox in the henhouse. Four years ago, the Eternal Slumber Funeral Home put Chicken Teater in the ground. Now undertaker Emma Lee Raines is digging him back up. The whole scene is bad for business, especially wi...



  • *** USA TODAY BESTSELLER AUTHOR***Brassy, sassy southern babe Laurel London is back!Once again, the entire Laurel London crew is in action, including Trixie Turner, and trying to figure out who is the mastermind behind the Glitz and Glam casino heist...



  • Bubble. . .Bubble. . . Whispering Falls’ resident potion maker, June Heal, is the first witch in the magical village to make a big money deal with the Head To Toe Works, a national chain specializing in spa and natural products. Cures and Trouble. ...



  • The prodigal father returns but this ghost is no holy spirit When she runs into her friend's deadbeat dad at the local deli, undertaker Emma Lee Raines can't wait to tell Mary Anna Hardy that he's back in Sleepy Hollow, Kentucky, after five long y...



  • Emma Lee Raines knows there's only one cure for a bad case of murder "I told you I was sick," reads the headstone above Mamie Sue Preston's grave. She was the richest woman in Sleepy Hollow, Kentucky, and also the biggest hypochondriac. Ironic, co...



  • This is a short story in the Magical Cures Mystery Series between books 7 and 8.The wedding is finally here! June Heal and Oscar Park's upcoming nuptials are sending the Dark Sider and Good Sider spiritual in a tail spin on this All Hallow's Eve wedd...



  • A Charming Ghost is the eighth book in the USA TODAY bestselling Magical Cures Mystery series. Come walk around Whispering Falls for a fun, fantasy mystery with magic and romance. You won't want to leave. Bubble... Bubble... June Heal and Oscar Park ...



  • ***USA TODAY BESTSELLER AUTHOR***Welcome to Blossom Bay, a cozy east coast town with a colorful set of characters that you will fall in love with. The Blossom Bay Short Series is a series of short stories based on the characters of Blossom Bay. Some ...



  • SPIES AND SPELLS, the first in this highly anticipated new series from USA TODAY Bestseller Tonya Kappes because we know she's a queen at writing paranormal mystery witch series, is here! Spies and Spells Spies and Spells Book 1 While Maggie waits fo...



  • USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR “Packed with clever plot twists, entertaining characters, and plenty of red herrings! Fixin’ To Die is a rollicking, delightful, down-home mystery.” " Ann Charles, USA Today Bestselling Author of the Deadwood Myst...






  • Bubble... Bubble... June Heal is excited to be going on an island honeymoon where she not only will she get away for some much needed rest away from her magical powers that she'd promised Oscar she'd leave home, but where she will get away from her s...



  • ***USA TODAY BESTSELLER AUTHOR*** Betting Off Dead And they're off! Gambling on horse racing is Kentucky's number one sport but when Kentucky Derby Thoroughbred picked to win the Derby, Rails and Nails, ends up poisoned, SKUL special agent Mick Jaspe...



  • Bubble. . . bubble. . . Whispering Falls is abuzz with the new housing development and new shops popping up all over the magical village. Cures and trouble. . . A Magical Cure’s owner, June Heal’s intuition is on high alert and she just can’t s...



  • When a few women end up dead and the only thing they have in common is SKUL special agent Mick Jasper, he is immediately under investigation and stripped of his badge. SKUL hires Maggie Park not only because of her ability to blend in with society wh...



  • When famous sex talk radio host Poppy Bailey returns home to Hudson Hollow, Kentucky, she planned on taking a little rest and getting out of town after her big melt down and on-air fiasco. But it seems that things have changed on the home front: her ...



  • Emma Lee Raines sees dead people Proprietor of the Eternal Slumber Funeral Home, Emma Lee can see, hear, and talk to ghosts of murdered folks. And when her high school nemesis is found dead, Jade Lee Peel is the same old mean girl -- trying to com...



  • Welcome to the Bean Hive Coffeehouse where the coffee is as hot as the gossip! “Fabulous fun and fantastic fried food! Kappes nails small town mystery with another must-read hit. Don’t miss this one!” " Darynda Jones, New York Times Bestselli...



  • That ghost sure looks ... familiar   Only a handful of people know that Emma Lee Raines, proprietor of a small-town Kentucky funeral home, is a “Betweener.” She helps ghosts stuck between here and the ever-after -- murdered ghosts. Once Emma L...



  • “Fabulous fun and fantastic fried food! Kappes nails small town mystery with another must-read hit. (Also, I want to live in Cottonwood, KY.) Don’t miss this one!” " Darynda Jones, New York Times Bestselling Author of the Charley Davidson Ser...



  • Welcome to the Bean Hive Coffeehouse where the coffee is as hot as the gossip! “Fabulous fun and fantastic fried food! Kappes nails small town mystery with another must-read hit. Don’t miss this one!” " Darynda Jones, New York Times Bestselli...






  • Checking out!Emma Lee Raines, proprietor of a small-town Kentucky funeral home, Eternal Slumber, is a “Betweener.” Shehelps ghosts stuck between here and the ever-after -- only murdered ghosts. Emma Lee is up against a cold case that happened be...



  • Ever daydream about taking a little revenge? Lifting a corner of that precious rug everyone’s busy sweeping secrets under? Well, let me tell you about Beryle Stone.

    She was a bestselling author and the most famous citizen to ever come out ...



  • Welcome to the Bean Hive Coffeehouse where the coffee is as hot as the gossip!“Fabulous fun and fantastic fried food! Kappes nails small town mystery with another must-read hit. Don’t miss this one!”" Darynda Jones, New York Times Bestsellin...



  • Too many cooks in the kitchen spoil the broth. And let me tell you, this broth is in trouble. Get ready for a Southern showdown.The residents of Cottonwood, Kentucky are sent into a tizzy when the Culinary Channel comes to town to film an episode of ...



  • .Bubble... Bubble...The quaint and magical shops in the cozy but unusual little town of Whispering Falls, Kentucky have been booming with business, with the exception of A Charming Cure. A mortal is selling homemade oils and making unfounded promises...



  • Welcome to the Bean Hive Coffeehouse where the coffee is as hot as the gossip!“Fabulous fun and fantastic fried food! Kappes nails small town mystery with another must-read hit. Don’t miss this one!”" Darynda Jones, New York Times Bestsellin...



  • Beauty is skin deep, but ugly goes clear to the bone. And doesn’t our Sheriff Kenni Lowry know that? Well, she knows a lot of things.Lucy Lowell takes great pride in writing negative reviews in the local newspaper for anything that does not go her ...



  • Welcome to Normal, Kentucky~ where nothing is normal. A Campers and Criminal Mystery Series is another brainchild of USA Today Bestselling Author Tonya Kappes. If you love her quirky southern characters and small town charm with a mystery to solve, y...



  • Welcome to Normal, Kentucky, where nothin' is normal! Mae West is getting settled into the RV lifestyle as the owner of a campground in Normal, Kentucky. Happy Trails Campground, located in Daniel Boone National Park, has started to attract late summ...



  • Welcome to Normal, Kentucky~ where nothing is normal. It's Labor Day weekend in Normal, and if you know anything about camping and RVing, you know it's one of the busiest times of the year. Unfortunately, Daniel Boone National Park is in danger of be...



  • Welcome to the Bean Hive Coffeehouse where the coffee is as hot as the gossip.Maybe the killer drank decaffeinated. Coffeehouse owner turned amateur sleuth Roxy Bloom is serving up all the fall coffees tourists love at the Neewollah Festival, where a...



  • Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle... It’s Christmastime in Cottonwood, Kentucky, and Sheriff Kenni Lowry is determined to keep the peace. Vivian Lowry, Kenni’s Mama, is having a Christmas-size hissy fit because Kenni plans to spend Christmas in...



  • Welcome to Normal, Kentucky where NOTHING is normal.Librarian Abby Fawn is star struck when her favorite romance author, Nadine White, has rented a cozy camper at the Happy Trails Campground for the winter months. Abby is devastated to find out Nadin...



  • Motorhomes, Maps, & MurderBook FiveA Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery SeriesYou don't want to miss out on book 5 of this hilarious and very popular cozy mystery series from USA Today Bestselling Author Tonya Kappes. Welcome to Normal, Kentucky, where ...



  • Welcome to Normal, Kentucky~ where nothing is normal. A Campers and Criminal Mystery Series is another brainchild of USA Today Bestselling Author Tonya Kappes. If you love her quirky southern characters and small town charm with a mystery to sol...



  • Welcome to the Bean Hive Coffeehouse where the coffee is as hot as the gossip!Fabulous fun and fantastic fried food! Kappes nails small town mystery with another must-read hit. Don't miss this one!- Darynda Jones, New York Times Bestselling Author of...



  • Sweet as honey, soured by murder!Everyone in Cottonwood loves the new bakery, Sweet Shop. Until a Cottonwood resident is found dead with a half-eaten donut in her hand.Sheriff Kenni Lowry has her hands full. With a new murder in town and a new deputy...



  • Welcome to Normal, Kentucky~ where nothing is normal.A Campers and Criminal Mystery Series is another brainchild of USA Today Bestselling Author Tonya Kappes. If you love her quirky southern characters and small town charm with a mystery to solv...



  • A funeral, a ghost, a murder . . . It's all in a day's work for Emma Lee Raines . . .especially when the ghost turns out to be someone very dear to her heart. Debbie Dually, psychic and friend who has guided Emma Lee since the she was bopped on the h...



  • Welcome to Whispering Falls, where magic and mystery collide.Bubble... Bubble...Summer in Whispering Falls is in full swing. Cures and trouble...When a local Audubon Society hears a very rare and nearly extinct bird species is seen in Whispering Fall...



  • SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY WITH A SMIDGEN OF HOMICIDEUSA Today Bestselling author Tonya Kappes brings you southern and quirky characters in her mystery series. Her stories are charged with humor, friendship, family and life in small southern towns.Telling ...



  • Welcome to Normal, Kentucky where nothing is normal!Join Mae West and the Happy Trails Campground gang on another southern murder mystery adventure. The Daniel Boone National Forest is gorgeous in the fall. The leaves have painted the sides of the mo...



  • Discover the southern life of Bernadette Davis, along with the eccentric and lovable citizens, along with all the fur babies, who live in Sugar Creek Gap in this NEW southern cozy mystery series by USA TODAY Bestselling Author Tonya Kappes.Don't miss...



  • Christmas is right around the corner.Fresh off the Christmas Pawrade and Central Park tree lightening, Honey Springs is buzzing with the excitement of the season.Roxy Bloom and Patrick Cane are hosting the ultimate Christmas Day Diner for all of thei...



  • Discover the southern life of Bernadette Butler, along with the eccentric and lovable citizens, along with all the fur babies, who live in Sugar Creek Gap in this NEW southern cozy mystery series by USA TODAY Bestselling Author Tonya Kappes.Mail Carr...



  • Welcome to the Bean Hive Coffeehouse where the coffee is as hot as the gossip!Fabulous fun and fantastic! Kappes nails small town mystery with another must-read hit. Don't miss this one!- Darynda Jones, New York Times Bestselling Author of Eighth Gra...



  • Welcome to Normal, Kentucky~ where nothing is normal.Who served up the murder of a local in the honey springs dinner?A beloved resident of Normal, Kentucky is found dead on the floor of the Normal Diner, leaving the entire town on high alert. Fa...



  • Romance, a lovable bunch of eccentrics, and a collection of recipes with murder most foul.--KirkusScrumptious... Fans of culinary cozies will have fun. --Publishers WeeklyA sweet Southern mystery with a delightful plot and quirky characters who quick...



  • Welcome to the southern small town with endearing citizens, adorable animals, a smidgen of gossip with a touch of humor where there are twists and turns around every corner as they solve a local murder.Mail carrier, Bernadette (Bernie) Butler, along ...



  • Romance, a lovable bunch of eccentrics, and a collection of recipes with murder most foul.--KirkusScrumptious... Fans of culinary cozies will have fun.--Publishers WeeklyA sweet Southern mystery with a delightful plot and quirky characters who quickl...



  • SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY WITH A SMIDGEN OF HOMICIDEUSA Today Bestselling author Tonya Kappes brings you southern and quirky characters in her mystery series. Her stories are charged with humor, friendship, family and life in small southern towns.Welcome ...



  • Discover the southern life of Bernadette Butler, along with the eccentric and lovable citizens, along with all the fur babies, who live in Sugar Creek Gap in this southern cozy mystery series by USA TODAY Bestselling Author Tonya Kappes. Don't miss o...



  • Romance, a lovable bunch of eccentrics, and a collection of recipes with murder most foul.--KirkusScrumptious... Fans of culinary cozies will have fun.--Publishers Weekly A sweet Southern mystery with a delightful plot and quirky characters who quick...



  • Romance, a lovable bunch of eccentrics, and a collection of recipes with murder most foul.--KirkusScrumptious... Fans of culinary cozies will have fun. --Publishers WeeklyA sweet Southern mystery with a delightful plot and quirky characters who quick...



  • SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY WITH A SMIDGEN OF HOMICIDEUSA Today Bestselling author Tonya Kappes brings you southern and quirky characters in her mystery series. Her stories are charged with humor, friendship, family and life in small southern towns.Solving ...



  • Welcome to Honey Springs where the gossip flows as freely as the coffee. and The Bean Hive Coffee shop was usually the magnet to where it all occurred.Honey Springs, Kentucky is abuzz with the opening of a new holistic health spa. There are all sorts...



  • Chelsea O'Connell is found dead in a model home of the new development in Normal.She was not popular in the small tourist town located in the Daniel Boone National Forest because the last thing this town wants is for more development. Detective Hank ...






  • The last thing Normal needs is Dottie Swagger or Mary Elizabeth Moberly as the Ms. Blossom Festival Queen.I thought I had my hands full when Dottie Swaggert and Mary Elizabeth Moberly entered the Ms. Blossom Queen Beauty Pageant for seniors but when ...




  • Welcome to Sugar Creek Gap. It's a lovely small town. Small towns have their advantages, everyone is together to celebrate the good times and rallies together to comfort during the bad times. It also has its disadvantages, Everyone knows everyone and...




  • Welcome to Whispering Fall where magic and mystery collide!Bubble...Bubble...June Heal and Oscar Park are beyond thrilled with the upcoming arrival of their baby.Cures and Trouble...June's pregnancy is turning out to more at risk than anticipated and...



  • Let me be the first person to welcome you to Normal, Kentucky located in the heart of the Daniel Boone National Forest. I'm Mae West the owner of Happy Trails Campground.Fall at the campground is my favorite time of the year. The bursts of orange, ye...




  • Welcome to the Bean Hive Coffeehouse where the coffee and gossip are HOT!Sure, Honey Springs, Kentucky is a destination for summer time visitors but our annual Christmas Festival, which includes a PAW-rade (mmhmmm for furry friends) is giving the sum...



  • Welcome to Normal where nothing is normal!Join Mae West and the Laundry Club Ladies as they cha cha and twirl their way around Happy Trails Campground as they put on some sleuthing dance shoes to bring closure to this southern and fun cozy Valentine'...



  • SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY WITH A SMIDGEN OF HOMICIDE Welcome to the Bean Hive Coffeehouse where the gossip is as hot as the coffee! ROBBERY TAKES A DEADLY TURN Life couldn't be better! I've got a great husband, getting along with my ex and his new wife, p...



  • SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY WITH A SMIDGEN OF HOMICIDEUSA Today Bestselling author Tonya Kappes brings you southern and quirky characters in her mystery series. Her stories are charged with humor, friendship, family and life in small southern towns.Welcome ...



  • CELEBRATE GOOD CRIMES!Holiday Cozy Mystery Series is a spin-off of Tonya Kappes's popular A Camper and Criminals Cozy Mystery Series! You do not want to miss Violet Rhinehammer's journey and some appearances from our beloved Laundry Club Ladies and f...



  • SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY WITH A SMIDGEN OF HOMICIDEUSA Today Bestselling author Tonya Kappes brings you southern and quirky characters in her mystery series. Her stories are charged with humor, friendship, family and life in small southern towns.Welcome ...



  • CELEBRATE GOOD CRIMES!Holiday Cozy Mystery Series is a spin-off of Tonya Kappes's popular A Camper and Criminals Cozy Mystery Series! You do not want to miss Violet Rhinehammer's journey and some appearances from our beloved Laundry Club Ladies and f...



  • Discover the southern life of Bernadette Butler, along with the eccentric and lovable citizens, along with all the fur babies, who live in Sugar Creek Gap in this southern cozy mystery series by USA TODAY Bestselling Author Tonya Kappes.Wedding bells...



  • Love and marriage go together like grits and gravy...or do they?Welcome to the little town of Cottonwood, Kentucky, a charming town with fun business names like Tiny Tina's Hair Salon and Cowboy's Catfish.Sheriff Lowry becomes public enemy number one...



  • SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY WITH A SMIDGEN OF HOMICIDEUSA Today Bestselling author Tonya Kappes brings you southern and quirky characters in her mystery series. Her stories are charged with humor, friendship, family and life in small southern towns.It is fa...



  • If y'all love holidays, small towns, undying relationships, southern food, animals, and a smidgen of homicide, THIS cozy mystery series is for you.CELEBRATE GOOD CRIMESIt's spooky season in Holiday Junction and Halloweenie Festival is a hauntingly gr...



  • Amazon All Star author and USA Today Bestselling author Tonya Kappes brings you southern and quirky characters in her mystery series. Her stories are charged with humor, friendship, family and life in small southern towns.Mae West is bound and determ...



  • SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY WITH A SMIDGEN OF HOMICIDEWelcome to Normal, Kentucky, a small town in the Daniel Boone National Forest and Happy Trails Campground, where the annual Christmas activities are in full swing. But behind the twinkling lights and fes...



  • CELEBRATE GOOD CRIMES!New Year's Eve has always been a special time for the small town, Holiday Junction, with its annual tradition, the Sparkle Ball, along with the town Merry Maker spreading joy and cheer to all its residents. But this year, the jo...



  • SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY WITH A SMIDGEN OF HOMICIDEWhen the owner of the local zipline is found dead on the ride, the small town of Normal, Kentucky is in a state of shock. With the local ranger and sheriff at a loss for leads, it falls to the Laundry Cl...



  • If y'all love holidays, small towns, undying relationships, southern food, animals, and a smidgen of homicide, THIS cozy mystery series is for you.CELEBRATE GOOD CRIMESWhen amateur sleuth and town journalist, Violet Rhinehammer, stumbles upon a dead ...



  • Grab your hammock and your bug spray, and join Mae and the Laundry Club Ladies on a wild ride through Happy Trails Campground, where the only thing more dangerous than the handguns is the gossip.When famous bounty hunter Colt Lincoln is found dead in...



  • In the quaint town of Honey Springs, the Bean Hive Coffee Shop is the heart and soul of the community, and its vivacious owner, Roxy Bloom, is always ready to serve up a steaming cup of java with a side of gossip. But when a brewing storm of real est...



  • CELEBRATE GOOD CRIMESFireworks aren't the only things causing sparks this Fourth of July in Holiday Junction! The much-awaited sixth book in the Holiday Cozy Mystery series, Fourth of July Forgery, immerses readers in a mystery that's more intricate ...



  • Welcome to Normal, where NOTHING is normal.Questions, Quarrels, & Quandary: A Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery Series Book 32 invites you back to the heart of Kentucky's Daniel Boone National Forest. The Cowgirl Campers, an all-women's vintage cam...



  • Shucks, y'all! Sheriff Kenni Lowry is back and her life's as twisted as a snake with a bellyache. A marriage proposal from the dashing Finn Vincent could mean a 'happily ever after,' but it also risks sending her ghostly Poppa to the great beyond for...



  • Welcome to the Bean Hive Coffee Shop where the coffee and gossip is hot!Get ready for a hauntingly delightful addition to the Killer Coffee Cozy Mystery series! Roxanne Bloom, the tenacious owner of the Bean Hive Coffeehouse, finds herself in the mid...



  • Welcome to Normal where nothing is normal. In the heart of the charming town of Normal, Kentucky, Mae West has patiently awaited her wedding day to Hank Sharp. Friends and family gather, the crisp autumn air carries the scent of fallen leaves, and la...




  • Welcome to Normal, Kentucky, where the only thing normal is the unexpected! Join Mae West and the Laundry Club Ladies as they untangle a mystery as intriguing as the winding paths of Daniel Boone National Forest. During National Wildflower Week, Norm...





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Tonya Kappes has published 123 books.

The next book by Tonya Kappes, Sleight of Hand, will be published in July 2024.

The first book by Tonya Kappes, Something Spooky This Way Comes, was published in October 2010.

Yes. Tonya Kappes has 15 series.