Coke with a Twist (A Mercy Watts Short)
Mercy Watts' P.I. father ropes her into another investigation, this time to find the truth behind a young woman's attack. The case takes her from a dive bar to sorority row to the gutter, and unless she solves it fast, the case will be her last.
A Good Man Gone (Mercy Watts Mysteries Book 1)
It’s summer in St. Louis and Mercy Watts is on vacation from her parents. The great detective and his nosy wife are on a cruise and Mercy thinks she’s off the hook for doing any investigating for them. But when a family friend has a fatal heart attack, Dad has one of his famous feelings and orders Mercy to look into it. Mercy tries not to get sucked in. She really does, but she’s her father’s daughter. Soon Gavin’s death leads to a more grisly one, the death of a bride on her wedding day. Can the two be connected? Was Gavin murdered? Now Mercy can’t stop. You do for family. That’s all there is to it.
Diver Down (Mercy Watts Mysteries Book 2)
A sunny place for shady people.
Vacations can be murder, especially when you’re Mercy Watts. She’s trying to get away from it all, including her godmother’s lawsuit and a certain situation with the mafia. So she heads to Roatan, Honduras, a place known for scuba diving and lawlessness. Mercy’s on the island less than twenty-four hours when she discovers that she hasn’t gotten away from anything. Her problems hitched a ride and increased tenfold. The deeper she dives, the more dangerous her vacation becomes. She must stop a murder or she’ll be the next on the hit list.
Double Black Diamond (Mercy Watts Mysteries Book 3)
Commit a crime. Save a child.
Mercy Watts is off to Colorado for a ski trip with her boyfriend and his parents. She thinks her biggest problem will be pretending to be a normal girlfriend. A girlfriend that doesn’t know how to pick locks and absolutely never gets her face on the national news. But a desperate friend asks a favor that cannot be refused. Mercy figures she can fit it in between trips up the lift and dips in the hot tub. Simple, right? Not quite. Before she has a chance to do much of anything a brutal crime is committed and Mercy becomes a suspect. Before she knows it she’s saddled with a pint-sized partner, a stalker, and a ticking clock. All she has to do is solve a crime in order to commit a crime. A child’s life hangs in the balance. No pressure.
The Fibonacci family saved Mercy Watts’ life and now she owes them a favor. Calpurnia Fibonacci calls on Mercy to make good. When you’re dealing with a powerful mafia family, refusing isn’t an option. So Mercy travels to Paris, home of the Louvre, catacombs, and secrets, to search for the identity of a woman glimpsed for just a moment on the fashionable Rue Cler and some answers to a few family mysteries of her own. To make matters worse, Chuck and Aaron tag along and they have agendas of their own. With the mafia and the shadowy Klinefeld Group involved, finding the wife of Riley will be much more dangerous than she ever expected.
Books by Bestselling Author Jerilyn Dufresne
Who Killed My Boss? (Sam Darling mystery #1)
Any Meat in That Soup? (Sam Darling mystery #2)
Can You Picture This? (Sam Darling mystery #3)
Will You Marry Me? (Sam Darling mystery #4)
Where Is Henderson? (Sam Darling mystery #5)
Who’s the Rogue? (Sam Darling mystery #6)
Who Dies Next? (Sam Darling #7)
Is This the End? (Sam Darling #8)
Triple Trouble (Box Set of Sam Darling mysteries #1-3)
Triple Trouble Too (Box Set of Sam Darling mysteries #4-6)
Sam Darling Cozy Set of Six (Box Set of #1-6)
Where’s My Passport? (Sam Darling #9)
Who Said What? (Sam Darling #10)
"I love a good mystery with a spunky young woman heroine and a dog too!"
"The Sam Darling mysteries are some of the best I've ever read."
"Dufresne wraps humor, mystery, romance and a whole lot of fun into one package."
Praise for Jerilyn Dufresne and the Sam Darling Mysteries
Dufresne has created a charming, nosy, and slightly irreverent character in Samantha Darling, the heroine in Who Killed My Boss?, a fast-paced cozy that takes place in the small town of Quincy, Illinois.
Beth Amos, author of the Mattie Winston Mystery series (as Annelise Ryan)
The plot kept me guessing until nearly the end and I am looking forward to reading further adventures! Fun and entertaining read. Highly recommended… well done!
Anne Kelleher, author of A Once and Future Love and Wickham’s Folly
Dufresne shows her gift of storytelling as she moves the plot forward, introducing believable characters and a complicated plot. Recommended to everyone who enjoys a well-written, fun, cozy mystery!
Kimberly Shursen, author of Itsy Bitsy Spider and Hush
Desperate to see her pregnant daughter Bernadette married before the baby comes, Lucille is engrossed in all things wedding. Nothing will distract her from planning this Mazzarella main event. Nothing, that is, except for the murder of the mother of the groom.
Just when things couldn’t possibly get any worse, Lucille is named as the prime suspect, and it’s a race against time as she and her best friend Flo struggle with shady financial dealings, a family that isn’t at all what it seems, a groom that might not be all man, and a little bundle of joy that might make an appearance before the mother can say I do.
“Down-home humor, eccentric but genuinely likable characters and major wedding drama make this a fun sequel to the debut in the series, Confession Is Murder.” —Cynthia Chow, Kings River Life
“If you want a very funny murder mystery, then this book is for you. I've never laughed so hard while reading before.” —Goodreads
Since killing a man in New Orleans Mercy's kept her head down. With diet, exercise, and work, she thinks she can keep wolves and memories at bay. She's wrong. The Costilla gang wants revenge and Mercy will pay with her life if they can get to her.
Her father, Tommy Watts, decides to send her to an isolated castle with an ominous past owned by a pair of innkeepers with no past at all. Tommy's solution is simple. He'll take care of the Costillas while Mercy's tucked away out of sight in the countryside. If only he hadn't sent her cousins with her, three girls with issues and a lot of duct tape. Dad said Mercy would be safe there, but she's the only one. The castle is hosting a baseball camp and the competition is about to get fierce and deadly.