Humorous Mystery

  • A-List
    A-List by D. P. Lyle
    PI Jake Longly and Nicole Jamison head to New Orleans at the behest of Nicole’s uncle, movie producer Charles Balfour, when his megastar, A-list actor Kirk Ford, awakens in his hotel bed with the body of Kristi Guidry, a local college coed. Ford, in the Big Easy for a location ...

  • Book of Nathan
    Book of Nathan by Curt Weeden & Richard Marek
    The road to hell is paved with good intentions, and Rick Bullock is about to learn just how true that is. Rick Bullock takes the road less traveled when he quits his job as an advertising executive to become director of a homeless shelter. Trading in a six-figure salary for ...

    Dan Brown meets Janet Evanovich in this incredibly intriguing and often hilarious mystery that wraps ...Roxanne Black, author of Unexpected Blessings: Stories of Hope and Healing
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  • Deep Six
    Deep Six by D. P. Lyle
    Ex-professional baseball player Jake Longly adamantly refuses to work for his father, wanting no part of Ray’s PI world. He prefers to hang out at his beachfront bar and chase bikinis along the sugary beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama. But Ray could be persuasive, so Jake finds himself staking out ...

    Corruption, vendettas, cartel killers, oh my!  Deep Six puts the fun back into late night ...Lisa Gardner, New York Times best-selling author of Find Her
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  • Elective Procedures
    Elective Procedures by Merry Jones
    Elle Harrison is back! She and her pals Jen, Becky, and Susan travel to Mexico where Jen has scheduled cosmetic surgery, after which she will recover in a plush hotel suite. Soon after they arrive, Elle sees the woman in the suite next door fall from her sixth floor balcony. ...

    After a young widow witnesses a murder at a Mexican resort catering to women who seek cosmetic surgery, ...Nancy Martin, Best-Selling Author of Little Black Book of Murder: A Blackbird Sisters Mystery
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  • Gumshoe
    Gumshoe by Rob Leininger
    For nine long days, the mayor and district attorney of Reno, Nevada, have been missing. Vanished without a trace. Their vehicles were found parked side-by-side at Reno-Tahoe International Airport. Did they fly somewhere together? They aren’t on any flight manifest. Did the two of them take off with a big ...

    Gumshoe is by a large margin the best and most entertaining mystery I’ve read in ...John Lescroart, author of The Keeper and The 13th Juror
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  • Gumshoe for Two
    Gumshoe for Two by Rob Leininger
    Ex-IRS agent turned gumshoe-in-training, Mortimer Angel, is approached by a beautiful hooker, Holiday, in a casino bar in Reno. Mort first met Holiday two months ago, but now learns that she’s not really a hooker. She’s a college engineering student, searching for her younger sister, Allie, who disappeared three months ...

    Gumshoe For Two is smart, sexy, and un-put-downable.  Another in a long line of winners ...John Lescroart, bestselling author of The 13th Juror and The Fall
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  • Hot Stuff
    Hot Stuff by Don Bruns
    An attractive sous chef at the famous restaurant L’Elfe is murdered and half the employees are suspect. The lack of police progress toward solving the murder leads Chef Jean Bouvier to seek a quicker solution. He hires private eyes James Lessor and Skip Moore to go undercover and discreetly investigate ...

    Shake The Big LeBowski up in a bag with The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, ...Les Standiford, award winning author of Last Train to Paradise
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  • Reel Stuff
    Reel Stuff by Don Bruns
    Is it suicide or murder when Academy Award winning actor Jason Londell leaps to his death during the filming of a TV show in Miami? Londell’s actress girlfriend hires private investigators James Lessor and Skip Moore to investigate. They uncover a plot loaded with twists and fueled by money and ...

    …Such deductive leaps are what makes this book such fun to read. This is the ...San Francisco / Sacramento Book Review
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  • Stuff Dreams Are Made Of
    Stuff Dreams Are Made Of by Don Bruns
    James Lessor and Skip Moore, (and their white box truck) are back. When Reverend Preston Cashdollar and his traveling tent revival come to town, James and Skip reinvent themselves–as holy rollers. But these two aren’t seeking salvation; they’re seeking the Almighty dollar. After all, Cashdollar’s prosperity gospel draws thousands of ...

    At the start of Bruns’s talky second mystery to feature best friends Skip Moore and ...Publishers Weekly
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  • Stuff Series Collection
    Stuff Series Collection by Don Bruns
    For those who love humor as well as fast-paced mysteries,  the “Stuff” series seven book collection has it all.  Combining the stumbling shenanigans of James Lessor and Skip More, two twenty-something ne’er-do-wells trying to succeed as crime solvers produces laugh-out-loud moments while delivering a great mystery.  For any fans of ...

    “We just love Floridian crime tales, and Don Bruns, is a perfect example of why.  ...Jeffrey Deaver, New York Times best-selling author of The Sleeping Doll
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  • Stuff to Die For
    Stuff to Die For by Don Bruns
    Best friends James Lessor and Skip Moore are hardly on the fast track. While James works as a line cook at Cap’n Crab, Skip spends his days selling or rather, attempting to sell  security systems to people who (a) have no money, and (b) have nothing they care to protect. ...

    Set in South Florida, this middling thriller from Bruns (Barbados Heat) never quite manages to ...Publishers Weekly
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  • Stuff to Spy For
    Stuff to Spy For by Don Bruns
    Best friends James Lessor and Skip Moore are still stuck in dead-end jobs, still living in their ratty apartment in Carol City, Florida but still dreaming of hitting the big time. It seems those dreams are finally within reach when Skip lands a job to install a state-of-the-art security system ...

    This is the stuff of side-aching laughs: Hiaasen meets grown-up Spy Kids. With another winner ...Tim Dorsey, Author of Nuclear Jellyfish
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  • Too Much Stuff
    Too Much Stuff by Don Bruns
    It took Henry Flagler years to build a railroad to Key West. It took thirty seconds for a hurricane and a twenty-foot tidal wave to destroy it. Five hundred people were killed in that violent 1935 storm, and many more were missing. Among the unaccounted for was a finance director ...

    Shake The Big Lebowski up in a bag with The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, ...Les Standiford, author of Last Train to Paradise and Bringing Adam Home.
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  • Trash Talk
    Trash Talk by Robert Gussin
    Football, baseball, basketball, hockey, pro athlete’s revolt!!!  Too many fights  too many problems  lousy image!!!  Commissioners fed up  players angry at mandated, educational seminar attendance!!! But that’s what happened, and the commissioners aren’t backing down.  All pro athletes have to attend a course or seminar unrelated to sports every year. Dark ...