Meet Sean and Sara McKinley—former homicide detectives with a talent for attracting death investigations wherever they go. While solving murders without a badge has worked well for the McKinleys so far, they want to make their hobby official by becoming licensed private investigators. They’re even considering opening their own PI firm. Of course, they’ll still do whatever it takes to solve a case—whether that means going undercover, off the books, or around the world—and you can be certain they’ll be romancing it up along the way.
In this box set, enjoy novellas 7, 8, and 9 from the McKinley Mysteries series. Christmas is Murder (McKinley Mysteries #7)
“Everything you could want in a Christmassy novella and more! ... This cozy mystery will bring a smile to your face and is perfect for a quick read to get you in that holiday spirit!” –Wifetime of Happiness
Mistletoe and mischief…
Albany is the perfect image of a winter wonderland, and this year, Sean and Sara’s friend Jimmy is going to be Santa Claus for the upcoming Christmas parade. The trees and decorations have been selected, and the gifts have been purchased. The season has truly cast its magical spell. That is, until Sean and Sara’s neighbors die in a horrible house fire.
While the fire department ruled holiday-related hazards as the cause, Sara suspects there’s more to it. Her determination to find the truth has her and Sean toeing the line between what’s legal and what’s not.
As they sort out fact from fiction, the McKinleys make the final decision about whether or not to open a private investigation firm.
Valentine’s Day is Murder (McKinley Mysteries #8)
“It was full of adventure and mystery along with some romance. It pulls you in and won’t give up until everyone is safe and sound! Definitely a great cozy series!” –Community Bookstop Cupid’s arrow may have missed its mark…It’s taken a long time and a lot of convincing, but Jimmy finally takes a vacation—and a chance on love—only to be abducted. His female companion originally thinks he was having cold feet about their relationship, but Sean and Sara aren’t buying it. Jimmy isn’t the type to just up and disappear, let alone leave a lady stranded.
Setting out on their private jet, Sean and Sara head to the tropical paradise of Ocho Rios, Jamaica, with sightseeing as the last thing on their minds. With a gold coin being their initial clue to finding Jimmy’s kidnapper—and the lack of any other real leads—Sean and Sara speculate about the involvement of pirates.
Yet as the hours pass and there’s no word from Jimmy’s captors, Sean and Sara will need to figure out their real motive before it’s too late. With help from their friend Adam back in Albany, the pieces begin to come together. And not a moment too soon.
Coffee is Murder (McKinley Mysteries #9)
“This book was full of adventure and mystery that readers have come to find with this series! Can’t wait to see what is next for the McKinleys.” –Community Bookstop
A cup a day won’t kill you, but a few might…
It’s their first case as private investigators, and Sean, Sara, and Jimmy are up to their necks in coffee beans trying to find a killer. With their client certain that her mother was poisoned through her Coffee of the Month club, they find themselves in Williamsburg, Virginia, at the Tasty Beans headquarters. But instead of approaching matters in traditional fashion, Sean and Sara brew a robust plot and blend Jimmy into the mix, all to get closer to their number-one suspect.
Going undercover at the coffee company, the three of them work to grind out the truth and expose the culprit before anyone else dies.
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