This is a collection of stand-alone mysteries with a common theme: narrators draw their listeners into a haunting tale, and these stories have a shocking, life-chaging connection to the listeners. The Mystery Man is a time-travel romantic suspense, The Mystery Box is a psychological thriller, and The Mystery Tomb is an archaeological mystery. All three have been described as page-tunrers that will keep you reading until you finish.
USA Today Bestselling author, PAMELA DuMOND, pitched the real life ERIN BROCKOVICH story to 'Hollywood', where it became the smash hit movie. Now she brings readers brings readers the hilarious ANNIE GRACELAND COZY MYSTERY BOX SET #1. Annie Graceland's a baker with a PINCH of PSYCHIC ABILITY… She can see and talk with ghosts. Unfortunately they can see and talk with her as well, guilting her into investigating and solving their murders. These LOL cozy mysteries have a little romance, recipes, and even a cat! PRAISE: "One part Ghost Whisperer, two parts Stephanie Plum, shake and stir and you have Annie Graceland!" Dakota Cassidy - USA Today Bestselling author. "...it's a wild and wacky whodunit..." Beth Hoffman - NYT Bestselling Author. “A funny mystery… That’s a double treat if you ask me!” Marcia Wallace – Emmy Award Winning Actress – The Simpsons. THE ANNIE GRACELAND BOX SET includes: CUPCAKES, LIES, and DEAD GUYS (#1) CUPCAKES, SALES, and COCKTAILS (#2) CUPCAKES, PIES, and HOT GUYS (#3) CUPCAKES, PAWS, and BAD SANTA CLAUS (#4) DEAD GUYS: When Dr. Fuller, a famous, self-help author is poisoned with one of Annie Graceland's signature cupcakes, she becomes a murder suspect. His know-it-all ghost recruits Annie to solve his murder. Now she’s forced to infiltrate the lives of HOLLYWOOD’S ELITE; the famous crew of suspects who wanted Fuller dead. Can Annie solve the crime before she becomes the next victim? COCKTAILS: Annie's re-entering the dating world and her friends push her to spruce up her wardrobe. She squares off against Edith Flowers, the world's most obnoxious DEPARTMENT STORE CLERK. When Edith's murdered, her ghost nags Annie to find her killer. Can she solve the crime before handsome Detective Campillio finds it odd she keeps showing up at murder scenes? HOT GUYS: Annie's mother cons her into visiting her hometown to judge a pie contest... which is actually the Wisconsin Hot ‘Guys’ Contest. When a PAGEANT CONTESTANT is murdered, his ghost turns to her to solve his crime. It doesn't help that another boy from Annie's past is all grown up, and determined to win her heart. BAD SANTA CLAUS: It’s Christmas season but Annie’s not feeling the holiday spirit. Annie’s BFF takes her shopping to cheer her up—instead Santa Claus practically feels them up. Annie spots the Sweet Paws animal charity table and flees there—only to be guilted into slaving at their holiday fundraiser. When BAD SANTA is murdered at the Furball, Annie must track down the killer before others are whacked. MORE books in the Annie Graceland Series: Cupcakes, Diaries, and Rotten Inquiries ** Cupcakes, Bats, and Scare-dy Cats ** Cupcakes, Bars, and Rock Stars ** Cupcakes, Spies, and Despicable Guys ** and coming soon... Cupcakes, Screams, and Drama Queens. GRAB this LOL Annie Graceland Cozy Mystery Box Set and save some dough!
The first three books in Liliana Hart's New York Times bestselling Addison Holmes Series... WHISKEY REBELLION In Whiskey Bayou, Georgia, the humidity is thick, the gossip juicy, and family is everything. For Addison Holmes, she's just trying to get by, and teaching history to a bunch of hormonal teenagers isn't exactly lining her pockets. Desperate times call for desperate measures. Who would've guessed her principal would be in the audience of the strip club that hired her? Addison is almost positive her life can't get any worse. Until she stumbles over her principal's dead body in the parking lot. There's no way Whiskey Bayou won't hear about that juicy tidbit, which means she's likely to be out of a job. WHISKEY SOUR Addison Holmes is at it again. When priceless Russian gems are stolen on their way to Savannah and the courier is murdered, all the clues lead back to an escort service that seems above reproach. But looks can be deceiving. Throw in a sexy detective and a dangerous FBI agent, and Addison finds out very quickly that she's in way over her head. But nothing is going to stop her from getting her man. WHISKEY FOR BREAKFAST The Private Investigator's Handbook Rule #1: Don't break the law Rule #2: See Rule #1 ...And then there's Addison Holmes, who makes up her handbook as she goes along. Addison is licensed to carry and she means business. The only thing getting in her way is a sexy detective, a neighborhood watch from hell, a dead billionaire, a black market sperm bank, and a long lost heir. Piece of cake...
Three Great Mysteries In One Package! Death By A HoneyBee 1 Josiah Reynolds, a former art history professor, was once a celebrity with wealth, social position, and a famous husband. Now all of that is gone. The professor finds her circumstances drastically altered. Retired, Josiah is now a beekeeper trying to stay financially afloat by selling honey at the local Farmers’ Market. She finds her world turned upside down when a man is found dead in her bee yard, only to discover that the victim is her competitor and nemesis. The police suspect the brutal death is murder and Josiah is their number one suspect. Death By Drowning 2 In the second novel of the series, Josiah survives a forty-foot fall off a cliff only to discover that her nightmare is not over. O'nan's body is never found and he may be alive. Josiah puts the past behind her but it reaches out, threatening to pull her off the cliff again. Matt, her best friend, and Jake, her physical therapist, stand between Josiah and harm. Even they can't keep danger at bay. Once again, Josiah makes the rounds of quirky characters found in the lush Bluegrass horse world of Thoroughbreds, oak-cured bourbon and antebellum mansions. Death By Bridle 3 Josiah is back on the trail of a murderer. Arthur Aaron Greene III is one of Kentucky's most prominent horsemen, but he is found hanging from the rafters in a horse barn with stones in his pockets and a bucket of water under his feet. The only witness is a nine year old boy who can't seem to remember exactly what happened. Relentless in her pursuit of the killer, Josiah stumbles into decades of lies and deception that include her dear friend, Lady Elsmere. Josiah discovers that she must go back to 1962 if she is to find out the truth at all!
Welcome to Sky Valley, Georgia—a scenic town set in the heart of Rabun County, full of lush trees, greeneries, mountains, and nice people. It is paradise on earth; a place that you’d aspire to come home to. But gasp some of the people really aren’t every nice and this seemingly serene place has secrets hidden within. After spending seven years in Paris, Emmy is back in Sky Valley to set up her own wedding gown store and help her father, famous coffee shop owner and restaurateur Troy Byrne, with one of their coffee and pastry shops, Time for Coffee. Emmy realizes that not everything is what it seems anymore, and that a lot has changed since she left. Take for instance her good, old friend Annabeth Meyer, who’s now getting married to her ex, Matthew Mills. It was a whirlwind romance, they said, and Emmy has to design her own gown for her, and she has to help with the festivities, too. But there are other things that Emmy has to know... There’s also Audrina, her dad’s assistant, who seems to be a nice girl but is known to have a temper, and Tripp Meyer, Annabeth’s dad whom Emmy has always hated. How will they affect Emmy’s life now?
What types of instructional experiences help K-8 students learn science with understanding? What do science educators, teachers, teacher leaders, science specialists, professional development staff, curriculum designers, and school administrators need to know to create and support such experiences? Ready, Set, Science! guides the way with an account of the groundbreaking and comprehensive synthesis of research into teaching and learning science in kindergarten through eighth grade. Based on the recently released National Research Council report Taking Science to School: Learning and Teaching Science in Grades K-8, this book summarizes a rich body of findings from the learning sciences and builds detailed cases of science educators at work to make the implications of research clear, accessible, and stimulating for a broad range of science educators. Ready, Set, Science! is filled with classroom case studies that bring to life the research findings and help readers to replicate success. Most of these stories are based on real classroom experiences that illustrate the complexities that teachers grapple with every day. They show how teachers work to select and design rigorous and engaging instructional tasks, manage classrooms, orchestrate productive discussions with culturally and linguistically diverse groups of students, and help students make their thinking visible using a variety of representational tools. This book will be an essential resource for science education practitioners and contains information that will be extremely useful to everyone Ã¯Â¿Â½including parents Ã¯Â¿Â½directly or indirectly involved in the teaching of science.
Summer "Sam" Westin, a wildlife biologist turned internet reporter, is determined to protect wild animals, even if she has to risk her own life to do it. "White-knuckle suspense." - C.J. Box, New York Times bestselling author "Well written and terrifically paced." - AnnArbor.com This box set includes three novels of suspense and adventure from Pamela Beason, winner of the Daphne du Maurier Award and the Mystery & Mayhem Grand Prize. In Endangered, Sam's assignment to report on cougars in a Utah park turns into a nightmare when a toddler vanishes from a campground and the media blames the big cats. Sam believes that little Zack is still alive, but can she prove it in time to save the boy and the cougars? In Bear Bait, an explosion, forest fire, and a critically injured trail worker in Olympic National Park draw Sam down a twisted trail of clues to a plan more deadly than she could ever imagine. In Undercurrents, Sam fudges her scuba experience to land a reporting job on a marine survey in the Galapagos Islands. When her expedition partner turns up dead, Sam finds herself swimming in treacherous waters—dealing with human predators more deadly than any shark.
From award-winning, bestselling author Alice Duncan comes the second Daisy Gumm Majesty Cozy Mystery Boxset filled to the brim with "intriguing plots with ample twists. A perfect 10, by gum!" ~RT Book Reviews It's the 1920s and Daisy Gum Majesty is doing her part to support her family as a spiritualist to people with more money than sense... and she's training her dachshund, Spike, too. HUNGRY SPIRITS: Tapped to teach a cooking class for immigrant German ladies, Daisy steps up and forces herself to confront her own prejudices about those she blames for her veteran-husband's war illness. But when a student disappears and Daisy discovers that the help needed has nothing to do with cooking—there's an anarchist's scheme about to boil over. GENTEEL SPIRITS: The movie biz is coming to Pasadena and Daisy and Spike are up to their ears in trouble. A spoiled actress wants Daisy as her very own spiritualist, someone is sending poison-pen letters to the Leading Man, and Spike is butting heads with Detective Sam Rotondo, assigned to the movie-set as security. ANCIENT SPIRITS: When Mrs. Pinkerton's daughter is arrested, Daisy picks up her Ouija board for the first time since her husband's death, and is rewarded with information that sends her to Cairo, Egypt where she lands in the middle of a smuggling ring. AWARDS: Romantic Times Top Pick Reviewer's Choice Awards, finalist THE DAISY GUMM MAJESTY MYSTERIES, in series order Strong Spirits Fine Spirits High Spirits Hungry Spirits Genteel Spirits Ancient Spirits Dark Spirits Spirits Onstage Unsettled Spirits Bruised Spirits Spirits United Spirits Unearthed Shaken Spirits