Steve Demaree

1 52 Steps to Murder

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Police Procedural  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-10
Description :  Neither Lt. Dekker no Sgt. Murdock like exercise, so when they are called to the scene of a murder and have to climb fifty-two steps just to get to the front porch of a house they are less than thrilled.  An elderly woman is found poisoned in her upstairs bedroom, but the front door is locked.  Two neighbors sitting on their front porches say that only two people went in or out of the house during the time she could have been murdered, and evidence shows that neither of them could have committed the murder unassisted or assisted by the other.  It is up to Lt. Dekker and Sgt. Murdock to sift through the evidence and talk to everyone who could have been involved and solve the murder.  The book is a combination of laugh-out-loud humor, interesting characters, and a tough to solve mystery.  

2 Pink Flamingoed

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Religious 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-12
Description :  When best-selling mystery author Brad Forrester inherits his grandparents' home on Aylesford Place, he sees the sleepy street as the perfect place to hole up and write his next book. What he finds instead is a cock-eyed cul-de-sac full of zany, yet loveable characters including one vivacious redhead who may just be the love he's been looking for. Join Brad for a year of block parties, pranks, romance and the ever-present faith in action that flows through Aylesford Place, making it one street you'll never want to leave.<br />&#xa0;

3 Murder in the Dark

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  British Detectives 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-12
Description :  A dozen people are enticed to come to a remote inn to spend the weekend. Once there, the doors are locked, the windows are barred, no one can get out, and there is no Internet or cell phone service. Some of the guests are missing: while others are found murdered. Surviving guests are torn between searching to find a way out, staying holed up in their rooms, or seeking to identify and capture the murderer.&#xa0;

4 Murder in Gatlinburg

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Police Procedural  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-12
Description :  In <i>Murder in Gatlinburg, </i>Cy and Lou retire as homicides and are given a vacation to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, as part of their retirement gift. &#xa0;They are traveling as part of a bus tour group, but shortly after they leave home they suspect someone has been murdered. One of the detectives (Cy) forgets he is retired and tries to solve the murder of someone whose body has not yet been discovered, while his friend (Lou) must continually remind him that they are now retired. &#xa0;Cy tries to sneak and solve the murder without a body yet being discovered, while enjoying the first vacation he has taken in over thirty years. &#xa0;Humor and mystery abound.

5 Two Bodies in the Backyard

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature  Police Procedural 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-08-31
Description :  When a retired detective finds two bodies in his backyard, he is forced to come out of retirement to solve the murders.

6 Murder at the High School Reunion

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature  Police Procedural 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-10
Description :  In this fifth book in the Dekker Cozy Mystery Series, rumors abound that the two people who turned up missing after the high school reunion might not have run away together, but could have been murdered. &#xa0;Lt. Dekker and Sgt. Murdock will not become involved unless the missing couple's bodies are found, but then Lt. Dekker might not become involved even if that happens. &#xa0;The doctor who gives all the physical examinations for the police department has told Lt. Dekker that he had gained weight, and he must lose all that he has gained, plus five more pounds in order to work on the case, should there be one. &#xa0;Lt. Dekker is not eager to lose weight, because losing weight means he will have to exercise and cut back on what he is eating, neither of which pleases him. &#xa0;So, he is in a quandry.

7 Murder on a Blind Date

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature  Police Procedural 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-05-14
Description :  A retired homicide detective is asked by a friend to look into the disappearance of a friend of a friend. About the same time, one person is kidnapped, and others have been murdered after going on a blind date. This whodunit combines humor and clues to the murderer's identity.

8 Murder at the Art & Craft Fair

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature  Police Procedural 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-11
Description :  Town festivals and art and craft fairs are popular all over the state of Kentucky. Many people cannot wait to attend one in their area, and some even travel a few miles to take in one most fall weekends. &#xa0;Some leave with bargains and new, treasured items. &#xa0;But most who attend don't stumble upon a dead body in the process.<br /><br />When Lt. Dekker and Sgt. Murdock, Hilldale, Kentucky's only homicide detectives, are coerced into attending the Hilldale Art &amp; Craft Fair with their girlfriends, they too find treasured items, but they also find Hilldale's latest murder victim, one of the vendors. They soon find that a couple of other vendors had some problems with the man, as well as a couple of locals who attended the art and craft fair. Is the murderer a jealous vendor who claims the victim stole his idea, the vendor set up next to the murder victim who claims the victim ruined some of his merchandise, a disgruntled customer, a local known for not being able to control his temper, or someone else? The two detectives drive all over the county and travel to several other Kentucky towns looking for information that might help them solve the murder.

9 Murder on Halloween

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2017-09-28
Description :  A retired detective thinks that all he will have to do on Halloween is hand out candy to trick-or-treaters. Everything goes well until all the children in costume come and go, and then the phone calls begin. One of them comes from his former Chief of Police, whom he and his former partner have promised that they will come out of retirement whenever there is a murder in their small town. Not only do they have to go out on a dark night in the pouring down rain, but they have to head out to a remote part of the county where almost no one lives to a place where someone has texted and reported that someone has been murdered. All they have to go on is the location of the cell phone. Before he solves the case, he is confronted with several suspects, none of whom seem to have motives or alibis. This is another whodunit in the Dekker Cozy Mystery series, full of twists and turns and lots of humor.

10 Murder in the Winter

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature  Police Procedural 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-10
Description :  Murder in the Winter is the second book in the Dekker Cozy Mystery Series. &#xa0;After a heavy snowstorm, homicide detective Lt. Cy Dekker walks out his back door to get in his car. &#xa0;When he clears the snow from the windshield he finds a note someone has left for him. &#xa0;The note says that this person is about to commit a murder that Cy cannot possible stop. &#xa0;He also tells Cy where and when the murder is to be committed. &#xa0;So, Cy calls his partner in crime solving, Sgt. Lou Murdock, and the two of them are off to check in at a remote inn on the outskirts of the county. &#xa0;When someone dies right next to the two detectives at dinner one evening, they must go from one place to another, traipsing through the snow, in order to bring the murderer to justice.

11 Neighborhood Hi Jinx

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Religious 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-23
Description :  In this second book in the series, wedding plans, January campouts in the park, and a neighborhood paintball gun shootout for ages ten to eighty keep the neighborhood of quirky characters hopping,&#xa0;while continuing to make it the neighbors readers say they would love to live in.&#xa0;

12 Croquet Anyone?

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Religious 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-23
Description :  The third book about the neighborhood where everyone would like to live mixes a fundraising game of eXtreme croquet with nostalgic trips back through time, which include the Big Band music of the 1940s and rock and roll of the 1960s, getting behind the wheel of classic cars of the 1920s and 1930s, movies at the drive-in theater, and an older man's trip back to a fishing hole, where he teaches a young boy how to fish. &#xa0;When the street's residents aren't doing that they are celebrating little-known holidays, like Festival of Sleep Day, Umbrella Day, Backward Day, and Chocolate Cake Day, some with humorous consequences.

13 Scavenger Hunt

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-30
Description :  Humor and touching moments abound in this fourth installment in this series about a neighborhood that everyone describes as the neighborhood in which they would like to live. That might be because of or in spite of the quirky characters who live there. This time a scavenger hunt and a surprise gift to everyone from the street's wealthiest neighbor replace the pink flamingo, older adults shooting paintball guns, and croquet in the snow of the first three books. But once again well-known and little-known holidays are celebrated by all, creating a delightful time for characters and readers alike.

14 A Valentine Murder (Book 14 Dekker Cozy Mystery Series)

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Cozy  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2018-04-14
Description :  In this&#xa0;delightful combination of a whodunit mixed with humor, a&#xa0;woman, who has been celebrating her birthday and Valentine's Day, is rushed to the hospital complaining of stomach pains and nausea. She grabs the doctor and tells him she has been poisoned, but before she can tell him any more, she dies. When Lt. Dekker and Sgt. Murdock investigate, they find out that no one liked her, with the possible exception of her husband.&#xa0;

15 Murder at the Book Fair

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Police Procedural  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-12
Description :  Two retired detectives make their first trip to the Kentucky Book Fair and two days later they are asked to investigate a murder that happened there. &#xa0;They must delve through whatever evidence they uncover and decide who among the authors who signed at the book fair, the patrons who attended, and the friends, relatives, and anyone else who knew the victim committed the murder.<br /><br />The whodunit is full of the quirkiness of the two main characters, the laugh-out-loud humor, and a hard-to-figure-out mystery that readers of the series have come to expect. &#xa0;

16 A Body under the Christmas Tree

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2017-03-29
Description :  Humor and mishaps abound as one retired detective calls his former partner to see if he will go with him to cut down their Christmas trees. Reluctantly, his friend agrees, and before the day is over the two of them find a dead body and end up being involved in another homicide investigation.&#xa0;

17 Murder Among Friends

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  British Detectives 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-12
Description :  Thirteen people grow up in a small town and are friends in high school. After graduation, some of them leave town and head off in different directions. But ten years later, one of those thirteen is murdered, and every few weeks another one of the thirteen is either found murdered or is missing. Who is responsible? One of those thirteen, or someone else?

18 Reflecting Upon God's Word

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Religion & Spirituality  Books 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-23
Description :  A daily devotional book, which includes a scripture verse and reflection for each day of the year. They can be read one a day, or several at a time.&#xa0;

19 A Bridge to Murder

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature  British Detectives 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-23
Description :  Castle Woods is an upscale community with a wall around it. Few people live there, and not a lot of others know that it exists. Yet one night a resident is murdered there, and another resident is missing. Did an outsider scale the twenty-foot wall, or is one of the residents murdering his or her neighbors?

20 Murder in the Library

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature  Police Procedural 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-18
Description :  A man is found murdered in the locked library in his home. Surveillance cameras show that no one other than the deceased entered the library. The deceased left a clue for the police, only they cannot figure out what the clue means.

21 A Body on the Porch

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Cozy  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Fiction & Literature  Police Procedural 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-12
Description :  When a retired detective encounters a stranger standing outside a restaurant when both of them are on vacation and the stranger finds out what he did before he retired, the detective jokingly tells the stranger that he will come and solve a murder for him if he goes home and finds a body on his front porch.

22 A Smoky Mountain Mystery

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  British Detectives 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-12
Description :  A wife convinces her overworked, wealthy husband to go on a vacation and lets him pick where they go. He chooses a chalet in the Smoky Mountains. The vacation goes well until the wife receives a phone call from a stranger.

23 Lexington & Me

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Biographies & Memoirs  Books  Humor 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-23
Description :  A humorous and nostalgic look at the life of an author, from experiences as a kid in the 1950s and 1960s, to a variety of jobs that ultimately led to the life as a successful author. &#xa0;&#xa0;

24 Murder at Breakfast?

Author : Steve Demaree
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Police Procedural  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-10
Description :  Murder at Breakfast? is the fourth book in author Steve Demaree's Dekker Cozy Mystery Series. &#xa0;In an upscale apartment building for elderly people where residents share their meals in a community dining room a woman has been found poisoned in her apartment. &#xa0;But by the time Lt. Cy Dekker and his partner Sgt. Lou Murdock are called in to solve the murder and an autopsy is done there is not enough evidence to say exactly when or where she was poisoned. &#xa0;It could have been before breakfast, or after she returned to her apartment. &#xa0;Lt. Dekker must question everyone and sift through all the evidence in order to bring the murderer to justice.



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