One FBI agent on hiatus, one reformed hacker. When estranged half-sisters take over their vanished father’s PI business, they must master the trade or become the next missing persons. The Gray Girls contemporary mystery series is coming soon. Preorder the first novel, Yellow Tape, or get started now with the standalone novelette, Scarlet Letters, which you can download for free or as part of the A Bookworm of a Suspect anthology.

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Flesh and Metal Trilogy

Marissa Meyer’s Cinder meets Netflix’s Black Mirror in the Flesh and Metal trilogy. Check these out if you like science fiction, young adult books, murder mysteries, completed series, or smart, capable heroines with a touch of attitude.

Once Upon a Realm

Familiar fairy tales are reenvisioned and reborn as six authors from Black and/or Latine backgrounds create novella-length stories that transport readers to fantasy, sci-fi, and dystopian worlds. Fans of The Lunar ChroniclesA Blade So BlackA Curse So Dark and Lonely, and Cinderella Is Dead will fall in love with these fresh, fierce takes on fairy tales.


After her parents’ deaths, she turns to illegal blood magic to hunt a killer. But is it worth her freedom—or her life? Find out in Blood Spells, a dark, standalone, young adult supernatural mystery full of dramatic twists and turns. Not for the faint of heart.
Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction
Series: Flesh and Metal, Book 1
Status: Published April 2020

A devastating accident. An artificially intelligent prosthetic that makes her sleepwalk… A series of murders.

Lena hates her parents’ tech company. The world worships each cutting-edge CyberCorp release, but Lena has her doubts. Machines that think for themselves? She doesn’t trust them… So when a car accident lands her with the company’s first cybernetic arm, she’s pissed.

A glitch in the arm’s artificial intelligence makes her sleepwalk. Meanwhile, children of CyberCorp employees start dying in their beds, and thanks to her unwanted nighttime strolls, Lena has no alibi.

Is she a target? A suspect? Lena literally can’t sleep at night until she proves her innocence—or her guilt.

Genre: Young Adult Urban Fantasy
Series: Standalone Novel
Status: Published April 2021

After her parents’ deaths, she turns to illegal blood magic to hunt a killer. But is it worth her freedom—or her life?

Maddy never made peace with her parents’ deaths. Instead of moving on, she summons her mother’s spirit whenever possible. So when she finds the bloody corpse of her stepmother—her final parent—Maddy’s world falls apart.

Devastated, she refuses to believe it was suicide. After all, blood magic users like her stepmother don’t spill their blood without purpose. When her school principal is struck by a supernatural illness after he too suspects there’s more to the story, Maddy vows to use her own illegal blood magic to investigate, no matter what the cost.

The truth is all she has left, but is it worth her freedom—or her life?

Genre: Cozy Mystery Collection
Authors: Multiple
Status: Expected April 11, 2023

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From bookstores to libraries, mischief and murder is on the rise. Follow 30 sleuths as they tackle the ultimate case, to catch a bookworm red-handed.

Will their love of books solve the case before it’s too late?
Spend the next month solving a mystery a day from the best cozy mystery authors in the industry.

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