Tonya Kappes

1 A Charming Crime

Author : Tonya Kappes
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Romance  Women Sleuths  Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Fantasy  Paranormal 
Price :  Free
Release Date :  2016-06-15
Description :  ***2013 eFestival of Words Fantasy Novel Winner from USA Today Bestseller Tonya Kappes***&#xa0;<br /><br />Bubble... Bubble...&#xa0;<br /><br />June Heal has nothing to lose when she relocates her homeopathic cure shop, A Dose of Darla, from the flea market booth in her home town, to a quaint shop in the cozy but unusual little town of Whispering Falls, Kentucky. Or so it seems.&#xa0;<br /><br />Cures and trouble...&#xa0;<br /><br />Whispering Falls has a lot of secrets. From talking snow globes to whispering animals not to mention a few sprinkles of fairy dust, June realizes Whispering Falls is more magical than she thought. . .literally.&#xa0;<br /><br />Magic stirs...&#xa0;<br /><br />June discovers she was born into a family of psychics, and her homeopathic cures truly are magical. Unfortunately, they are not magical enough to save her from being the number one murder suspect when a member of the community that she had just had a disagreement with shows up face down in the lake with June’s lucky charm in the victim’s grasp.&#xa0;<br /><br />And troubles double...&#xa0;<br /><br />Add to that an attraction to her high school best friend, Sheriff Oscar Park and Mr. Prince Charming, her cat, is stealing charms from Belle’s Baubles, June is forced to clear her name in more ways than murder. After all, they don’t have cauldrons in jail.&#xa0;<br /><br />A Charming Crime is book one of the USA TODAY Bestselling Magical Cures Mystery series. Come walk around Whispering Falls for a fun, fantasy mystery with magic and romance. You won't want to leave.

2 One More Page

Author : Marilyn Brant, Christa Allen, Judith Arnold, Maria Geraci, Sylvie Fox, Jenny Gardiner, Tonya Kappes, Leslie Langtry, Leslie Lehr, Maggie Marr, Ellen Meister, Ellyn Oaksmith, Jess Riley, Saralee Rosenberg, Sara Rosett, Wendy Tokunaga & L.J. Wilson
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Romance  Contemporary 
Price :  Free
Release Date :  2015-05-18
Description :  With the unbeatable combination of both compelling fiction and great insight on the writer's journey, these award-winning and bestselling authors of the Girlfriends Book Club join together to bring you ONE MORE PAGE!&#xa0;<br /><br /> Enjoy 17 excerpts of outstanding fiction by authors Christa Allan (<i>All They Want for Christmas</i>), Judith Arnold (<i>Changes</i>), Marilyn Brant (<i>The Road to You</i>), Sylvie Fox (<i>The Good Enough Husband</i>), Jenny Gardiner (<i>Something in the Heir</i>), Maria Geraci (<i>That Thing You Do</i>), Tonya Kappes (<i>Checkered Crime</i>), Leslie Langtry (<i>Merit Badge Murder</i>), Leslie Lehr (<i>Wife Goes On</i>), Maggie Marr (<i>One Night for Love</i>), Ellen Meister (<i>Dorothy Parker Drank Here</i>), Ellyn Oaksmith (<i>50 Acts of Kindness</i>), Jess Riley (<i>Mandatory Release</i>), Saralee Rosenberg (<i>Dear Neighbor, Drop Dead</i>), Sara Rosett (<i>Elusive</i>), Wendy Tokunaga (<i>His Wife and Daughters</i>), and L.J. Wilson (<i>Ruby Ink</i>).&#xa0;<br /><br /> Also included in this book as a *special bonus* are 34 of the GBC's most popular blog posts on the subject of writing craft and the writing life, which you won't want to miss. So pick up this sampler, sit back, and get drawn into a wonderful world of unputdownable essays &amp; stories!

3 A Charming Crime

Author : Tonya Kappes
Genre :  Paranormal  Books  Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Fantasy 
Price :  Free
Release Date :  2012-06-08
Description :  ***2013 eFestival of Words Fantasy Novel Winner from USA Today Bestseller Tonya Kappes***<br /><br /> Bubble... Bubble...<br /><br /> June Heal has nothing to lose when she relocates her homeopathic cure shop, A Dose of Darla, from the flea market booth in her home town, to a quaint shop in the cozy but unusual little town of Whispering Falls, Kentucky. Or so it seems.<br /><br /> Cures and trouble...<br /><br /> Whispering Falls has a lot of secrets. From talking snow globes to whispering animals not to mention a few sprinkles of fairy dust, June realizes Whispering Falls is more magical than she thought. . .literally.<br /><br /> Magic stirs...<br /><br /> June discovers she was born into a family of psychics, and her homeopathic cures truly are magical. Unfortunately, they are not magical enough to save her from being the number one murder suspect when a member of the community that she had just had a disagreement with shows up face down in the lake with June’s lucky charm in the victim’s grasp.<br /><br /> And troubles double...<br /><br /> Add to that an attraction to her high school best friend, Sheriff Oscar Park and Mr. Prince Charming, her cat, is stealing charms from Belle’s Baubles, June is forced to clear her name in more ways than murder. After all, they don’t have cauldrons in jail.<br /><br /> A Charming Crime is book one of the bestselling Magical Cures Mystery series. Come walk around Whispering Falls for a fun, fantasy mystery with magic and romance. You won't want to leave.

4 A Ghostly Undertaking

Author : Tonya Kappes
Genre :  Cozy  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Fiction & Literature  Ghost  Women Sleuths 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2015-02-24
Description :  A funeral, a ghost, a murder . . . It's all in a day's work for emma lee raines . . .<br /><br />Bopped on the head from a falling plastic Santa, local undertaker Emma Lee Raines is told she's suffering from “funeral trauma.” &#xa0; It's trauma all right, because the not-so-dearly departed keep talking to her. Take Ruthie Sue Payne—innkeeper, gossip queen, and arch-nemesis of Emma Lee's granny—she's adamant that she didn't just fall down those stairs.&#xa0;She was pushed.<br /><br />Ruthie has no idea who wanted her pushing up daisies. All she knows is that she can't cross over until the matter is laid to eternal rest. In the land of the living, Emma Lee's high-school crush, Sheriff Jack Henry Ross, isn't ready to rule out foul play. Granny Raines, the widow of Ruthie's ex-husband and co-owner of the Sleepy Hollow Inn, is the prime suspect. Now Emma Lee is stuck playing detective or risk being haunted forever.&#xa0;

5 A Ghostly Grave

Author : Tonya Kappes
Genre :  Cozy  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Fiction & Literature  Ghost  Women Sleuths 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2015-03-31
Description :  There's a ghost on the loose—and a fox in the henhouse<br /><br />Four years ago, the Eternal Slumber Funeral Home put Chicken Teater in the ground. Now undertaker Emma Lee Raines is digging him back up. The whole scene is bad for business, especially with her granny running for mayor and a big festival setting up in town. But ever since Emma Lee started seeing ghosts, Chicken's been pestering her to figure out who killed him.<br /><br />With her handsome boyfriend, Sheriff Jack Henry Ross, busy getting new forensics on the old corpse, Emma Lee has time to look into her first suspect. Chicken's widow may be a former Miss Kentucky, but the love of his life was another beauty queen: Lady Cluckington, his prize-winning hen. Was Mrs. Teater the jealous type? Chicken seems to think so. Something's definitely rotten in Sleepy Hollow—and Emma Lee just prays it's not her luck.

6 Southern Fried

Author : Tonya Kappes
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2017-04-04
Description :  In the South, it’s better when the food is fried and the secrets kept buried…<br /> &#xa0;<br /> After the dead body of a beloved Cottonwood resident is found tangled up in an electric fence, Sheriff Kenni Lowry has a hunch that somethin’ ain’t right. Her investigation heats up with a fierce cook-off competition, a euchre game where the intel is sweeter than the brownies, and a decades old family recipe that may just be the proof in the pudding.<br /> &#xa0;<br /> The icing on the cake: Kenni is fighting an attraction to her recently sworn-in deputy sheriff, and election season is hot on her tail. When the killer comes after who she holds most dear, even her poppa’s ghostly guidance might not be enough to keep her and her own out of the frying pan.<br /><br /> <b>USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR</b><br /> <b></b><br /> “Packed with clever plot twists, entertaining characters, and plenty of red herrings!<i> Fixin’ To Die</i> is a rollicking, delightful, down-home mystery.” – Ann Charles, <i>USA Today</i> Bestselling Author of the Deadwood Mystery Series<br /><br /> Related subjects include: cozy mysteries, women sleuths, murder mystery series, whodunit mysteries (whodunnit), humorous murder mysteries, book club recommendations, amateur sleuth books, Southern humor, small town, paranormal mysteries.<br /><br /> <b>Books in the Kenni Lowry Mystery Series:</b><br /><br /> FIXIN’ TO DIE (#1)&#xa0;<br /> <b>SOUTHERN FRIED (#2)</b><br /><br /> <b>Part of the Henery Press Mystery Series Collection, if you like one, you'll probably like them all…</b><br /><br /> <b>Author Bio</b>:<br /><br /> Tonya Kappes has written over 20 novels and 4 novellas, all of which have graced numerous bestseller lists including <i>USA Today</i>. Best known for stories charged with emotion and humor, and filled with flawed characters, her novels have garnered reader praise and glowing critical reviews. She lives with her husband, three teenage boys, two very spoiled schnauzers, and one ex-stray cat in Kentucky.

7 A Ghostly Demise

Author : Tonya Kappes
Genre :  Cozy  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Women Sleuths  Fiction & Literature  Ghost 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2015-08-25
Description :  The prodigal father returns—but this ghost is no holy spirit<br /><br />When she runs into her friend's deadbeat dad at the local deli, undertaker Emma Lee Raines can't wait to tell Mary Anna Hardy that he's back in Sleepy Hollow, Kentucky, after five long years. Cephus Hardy may have been the town drunk, but he didn't disappear on an epic bender like everyone thought: He was murdered. And he's heard that Emma Lee's been helping lost souls move on to that great big party in the sky.<br /><br />Why do ghosts always bother Emma Lee at the worst times? Her granny's mayoral campaign is in high gear, a carnival is taking over the town square, and her hunky boyfriend, Sheriff Jack Henry Ross, is stuck wrestling runaway goats. Besides, Cephus has no clue whodunit…unless it was one of Mrs. Hardy's not-so-secret admirers. All roads lead Emma Lee to that carnival—and a killer who isn't clowning around.

8 A Ghostly Mortality

Author : Tonya Kappes
Genre :  Cozy  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Women Sleuths  Fiction & Literature  Ghost 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2017-02-28
Description :  That ghost sure looks . . . familiar<br /><br />Only a handful of people know that Emma Lee Raines, proprietor of a small-town Kentucky funeral home, is a “Betweener.” She helps ghosts stuck between here and the ever-after—murdered ghosts. Once Emma Lee gets them justice they can cross over to the great beyond.<br /><br />But Emma Lee’s own sister refuses to believe in her special ability. In fact, the Raines sisters have barely gotten along since Charlotte Rae left the family business for the competition. After a doozy of an argument, Emma Lee is relieved to see Charlotte Rae back home to make nice. Until she realizes her usually snorting, sarcastic, family-ditching sister is a . . . ghost. <br /><br />Charlotte Rae has no earthly idea who murdered her or why. With her heart in tatters, Emma Lee relies more than ever on her sexy beau, Sheriff Jack Henry Ross…because this time, catching a killer means the Raines sisters will have to make peace with each other first.

9 A Ghostly Reunion

Author : Tonya Kappes
Genre :  Cozy  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Fiction & Literature  Ghost  Women Sleuths 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2016-12-27
Description :  Emma Lee Raines sees dead people<br /><br />Proprietor of the Eternal Slumber Funeral Home, Emma Lee can see, hear, and talk to ghosts of murdered folks. And when her high school nemesis is found dead, Jade Lee Peel is the same old mean girl—trying to come between Emma Lee and her hot boyfriend, Sheriff Jack Henry Ross, all over again. <br /><br />There’s only one way for Emma Lee to be free of the trash-talking ghost—solve the murder so the former prom queen can cross over. <br />But the last thing Jade Lee wants is to leave the town where she had her glory days. And the more Emma Lee investigates on her own, the more complicated Miss Popularity turns out to be. Now Emma Lee will have to work extra closely with her hunky lawman to get to the twisty truth.

10 Ax to Grind

Author : Tonya Kappes
Genre :  Cozy  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Women Sleuths  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2017-09-19
Description :  Southerners keep their secrets swept under the rug, but what happens when that rug goes up for sale?<br /> &#xa0;<br /> Bestselling author Berlye Stone, the most famous citizen to ever come out of Cottonwood, Kentucky, has died and put all her worldly possessions up for auction, but not without leaving one more manuscript behind. A hidden tell-all about Cottonwood that’s got more gossip than a ladies’ luncheon.<br /> &#xa0;<br /> When Beryle’s assistant turns up with an ax in her back and the only witness is in a coma, Sheriff Kenni Lowry reckons someone in town will do anything to keep the manuscript from seeing the light of day. Her poppa’s ghost returns to help piece together the life of the Beryle he once knew, but his memory’s a little foggy, and any misstep could cause them a world of trouble. With the help of Deputy Finn Vincent, can Kenni sort through the secrets buried in Beryle’s books, or will this be her final chapter?<br /><br /> Related subjects include: cozy mysteries, women sleuths, murder mystery series, whodunit mysteries (whodunnit), humorous murder mysteries, book club recommendations, amateur sleuth books, Southern humor, small town, ghost stories, paranormal mysteries.<br /><br /> <b>Books in the Kenni Lowry Mystery Series:</b><br /><br /> FIXIN’ TO DIE (#1)&#xa0;<br /> SOUTHERN FRIED (#2)<br /> <b>AX TO GRIND (#3)</b><br /> SIX FEET UNDER (#4) Spring 2018<br /><br /> <b>Part of the Henery Press Mystery Series Collection, if you like one, you'll probably like them all.</b><br /><br /> <b>Author Bio</b>:<br /><br /> Tonya Kappes has written over 20 novels and 4 novellas, all of which have graced numerous bestseller lists including <i>USA Today</i>. Best known for stories charged with emotion and humor, and filled with flawed characters, her novels have garnered reader praise and glowing critical reviews. She lives with her husband, three teenage boys, two very spoiled schnauzers, and one ex-stray cat in Kentucky.

11 Six Feet Under

Author : Tonya Kappes
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Women Sleuths 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2018-03-13
Description :  Too many cooks in the kitchen spoil the broth. And let me tell you, this broth is in trouble. Get ready for a Southern showdown.<br /><br /> The residents of Cottonwood, Kentucky are sent into a tizzy when the Culinary Channel comes to town to film an episode of <i>Southern Home Cookin’</i> with celebrity chef Frank Von Lee.&#xa0;<br /><br /> Especially Sheriff Kenni Lowry.&#xa0;<br /><br /> Her mama’s award-winning chicken pot pie is what brought Frank to town, and they don’t make hair in the South bigger than her mama’s ego after the news.<br /><br /> When Frank Von Lee is found dead from food poisoning and the most likely culprit is Mama’s chicken pot pie, Kenni’s poppa, the former sheriff, comes back from the Great Beyond to assist in the investigation.&#xa0;<br /><br /> But nothing’s prepared Kenni for such a personal tie to a case, and she finds herself pushing the limits of the laws she’s sworn to protect.<br /><br /> This book’s so delicious it’ll make your mouth water and leave you hankerin’ for more.<br /><br /> - - - - - - - - - - - - -<br /><br /> SIX FEET UNDER by Tonya Kappes | A Henery Press mystery<br /><br /> <b>Author Bio</b>:<br /><br /> Tonya Kappes has written over 20 novels and 4 novellas, all of which have graced numerous bestseller lists including <i>USA Today</i>. Best known for stories charged with emotion and humor, and filled with flawed characters, her novels have garnered reader praise and glowing critical reviews. She lives with her husband, three teenage boys, two very spoiled schnauzers, and one ex-stray cat in Kentucky.

12 Dead As A Doornail

Author : Tonya Kappes
Genre :  Cozy  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2018-05-15
Description :  Beauty is skin deep, but ugly goes clear to the bone. And doesn’t our Sheriff Kenni Lowry know that? Well, she knows a lot of things.<br /><br /> Lucy Lowell takes great pride in writing negative reviews in the local newspaper for anything that does not go her way. When Lucy is found dead, it appears to be from natural causes.&#xa0;<br /><br /> But Sheriff Kenni Lowry knows there is more to it because the ghost of her grandfather, the ex-sheriff, is standing over the body.&#xa0;<br /><br /> His presence can only mean one thing: Murder!<br /><br /> Since Kenni’s relationship with Deputy Finn Vincent has heated up, Kenni is having trouble conducting the investigation without Finn questioning her every move.&#xa0;<br /><br /> Can Kenni unravel the mystery on her own or will she have to tell Finn the real reason she knows it was murder—the ghost of her poppa?<br /><br /> It’s blowin’ up a storm and only Kenni knows how it’ll end.<br /><br /> - - - - - - - - - - - - -<br /><br /> DEAD AS A DOORNAIL by Tonya Kappes | A Henery Press Mystery. If you like one, you’ll probably like them all.&#xa0;<br /><br /> <b>Author Bio</b>:<br /><br /> Tonya Kappes has written over 20 novels and 4 novellas, all of which have graced numerous bestseller lists including <i>USA Today</i>. Best known for stories charged with emotion and humor, and filled with flawed characters, her novels have garnered reader praise and glowing critical reviews. She lives with her husband, three teenage boys, two very spoiled schnauzers, and one ex-stray cat in Kentucky.

13 A Ghostly Murder

Author : Tonya Kappes
Genre :  Cozy  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Fiction & Literature  Ghost  Women Sleuths 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2015-09-29
Description :  Emma Lee raines knows there's only one cure for a bad case of murder<br /><br />I told you I was sick, reads the headstone above Mamie Sue Preston's grave. She was the richest woman in Sleepy Hollow, Kentucky, and also the biggest hypochondriac. Ironic, considering someone killed her—and covered it up perfectly. And how does Emma Lee, proprietor of the Eternal Slumber Funeral Home, know all this? Because Mamie Sue's ghost told her, that's how. And she's offering big bucks to find the perp.<br /><br />The catch is, Mamie Sue was buried by the Raines family's archrival, Burns Funeral Home. Would the Burnses stoop to framing Emma Lee's granny? With an enterprising maid, a penny-pinching pastor, and a slimy Lexington lawyer all making a killing off Mamie Sue's estate, Emma Lee needs a teammate—like her dreamboat boyfriend, Sheriff Jack Henry Ross. Because with millions at stake, snooping around is definitely bad for Emma Lee's health.

14 Fixin' to Die

Author : Tonya Kappes
Genre :  Cozy  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Women Sleuths  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2016-06-14
Description :  <b>USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR</b><br /><br /> Kenni Lowry likes to think the zero crime rate in Cottonwood, Kentucky is due to her being sheriff, but she quickly discovers the ghost of her grandfather, the town’s previous sheriff, has been scaring off any would-be criminals since she was elected. When the town’s most beloved doctor is found murdered on the very same day as a jewelry store robbery, and a mysterious symbol ties the crime scenes together, Kenni must satisfy her hankerin’ for justice by nabbing the culprits.<br /><br /> With the help of her Poppa, a lone deputy, and an annoyingly cute, too-big-for-his-britches State Reserve officer, Kenni must solve both cases and prove to the whole town, and herself, that she’s worth her salt before time runs out.<br /><br /> <b>Books in the Kenni Lowry Mystery Series:</b><br /><br /> • FIXIN’ TO DIE (#1)&#xa0; <br /> <b>Part of the Henery Press Mystery Series Collection, if you like one, you'll probably like them all…</b><br /><br /> <b>Author Bio</b>:<br /><br /> Tonya has written over 20 novels and 4 novellas, all of which have graced numerous bestseller lists including <i>USA Today</i>. Best known for stories charged with emotion and humor, and filled with flawed characters, her novels have garnered reader praise and glowing critical reviews. She lives with her husband, three teenage boys, two very spoiled schnauzers, and one ex-stray cat in Kentucky.



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