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Cozy Cat Caper Mystery Series

All of the Cozy Cat Caper Mystery books can be enjoyed as standalones but will be better appreciated as part of the series. The books are light, fun cozy mystery novellas featuring an animal-loving female amateur sleuth, lovable and not-so-lovable quirky characters, and a page-turning mystery that needs solving. None of the books include cliffhangers, bad language, or graphic scenes.

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Murder in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Murder in Cherry Hills (Book 1)
Welcome to Cherry Hills, where small-town life can be deadly.

Kat Harper fled Cherry Hills, Washington fifteen years ago never expecting to return. And she certainly never expected murder to strike so close to home.

Kat has barely settled into her new apartment when she spies her neighbor's cat Matty sitting on her doorstep. But Matty's not making a social call. The newly orphaned feline has just witnessed her owner's violent death.

But who would want to kill Mrs. Tinsdale? Was it one of her fellow animal rescue volunteers? A money-hungry daughter? Or a local veterinarian with something to hide?

If Kat wants to close the case, she's going to need Matty to lend a furry paw to solving the crime. But how do you convince a cat eyewitness to reveal "whodunit"?


 
Framed in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Framed in Cherry Hills (Book 2)
What happens when big trouble comes to a small town?

Cherry Hills resident Kat Harper doesn't expect her first meeting with the Furry Friends Foster Families animal rescue to kick off with the mysterious absence of another member. But it soon becomes clear why Willow Wu is a no-show; she's been arrested for a crime that nobody can believe.

Kat's convinced someone framed Willow. But who would do such a thing? A crooked small-town cop with big dreams? A local teenager looking for revenge? Or the disgruntled caterer who lost out on a lucrative job?

With this case hitting so close to home, Kat's determined to find the guilty party. And if she can cajole her cat Matty into lending another helping paw, the amateur detective might just succeed.


 
Poisoned in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Poisoned in Cherry Hills (Book 3)
Animal rescue can be a deadly business.

Murder is the last thing on Kat Harper's mind when she shows up for the Furry Friends Foster Families benefit dinner. But that's exactly what she gets when one of the guests drops dead. Now the focus of the evening has shifted from cat adoptions to catching a killer.

Between an old childhood rival, a sister in line to inherit everything, and a couple with opportunity aplenty, there's no shortage of suspects. Kat's going to need all of her sleuthing skills if she hopes to identify "whodunit" this time . . . especially when her cats Matty and Tom turn the case on its head and force her to question everything that happened that tragic night.



 
Vanished in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Vanished in Cherry Hills (Book 4)
Is it possible to track down someone who doesn't want to be found?

Kat Harper spent most of her childhood in foster care, being raised by strangers while the woman who gave her life quietly slipped into the shadows. Now in her thirties, Kat longs to locate the mother she barely remembers.

Little does she know, so do the police.

It turns out, Kat's mother is suspected of a crime that's gone unsolved for thirty years. And if Kat is successful in her quest, her mother might reenter her life only to spend her remaining years behind bars.

Torn between her greatest wish and her biggest fear, Kat's not sure what to do. Living in darkness for another thirty years isn't an option, but will her need for answers end up forever alienating the one person she yearns to connect with most?


 
Shot in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Shot in Cherry Hills (Book 5)
Animal rescue with a side of murder.

What starts off as a foster dog wellness check turns into a nightmare when a gunshot leads Kat Harper to a dead body. The killer is gone by the time the amateur sleuth arrives on the scene, but they're not in the clear yet. Kat's on their case, and she won't stop investigating until she figures out "whodunit" and brings the guilty party to justice.


 
Strangled in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Strangled in Cherry Hills (Book 6)
Kat Harper isn't the only one with a knack for finding dead bodies. This time she's led to the scene of the crime by her adventurous cat, Matty. And if Kat can't figure out "whodunit" soon, it might just be up to Matty to save her from becoming the killer's next murder victim.



 
Halloween in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Halloween in Cherry Hills (Book 7)
Halloween has arrived in Cherry Hills, Washington—the worst time of the year for a black cat to go missing. But did Midnight sneak out, or was he kidnapped? It's up to Kat Harper to find out what really happened . . . before Midnight falls victim to the wrong person.


 
Stabbed in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Stabbed in Cherry Hills (Book 8)
Kat Harper wants nothing more than to forget about her disastrous job interview, but that's pretty hard to do when your interviewer turns up murdered. Now her search for a job has turned into a search for a killer. But Kat better watch her back, or she might just need her cats to come to her rescue once more.


 
Thanksgiving in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Thanksgiving in Cherry Hills (Book 9)
Thanksgiving is a time for crime in Cherry Hills, Washington.

Kat Harper expects her biggest Thanksgiving challenge to be coming up with an edible vegan pumpkin pie, but that all changes when a woman is mugged outside her apartment building. Unfortunately, Sylvia Garcia isn't the only victim of this cruel act. Sylvia had only just finished food shopping on behalf of a local homeless shelter before she was attacked, and the thief made off with all her spoils. Now it's questionable whether the less fortunate residents of Cherry Hills will have much to be thankful for this holiday season.

Lucky for them, Kat's on the case. With a heaping scoop of amateur sleuthing, a pinch of determination, and a dollop of assistance from her two justice-seeking felines, Kat won't stop investigating until she's identified the guilty party. And, just maybe, she can help to put a family back together in the process.


 
Frozen in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Frozen in Cherry Hills (Book 10)
Kat Harper's first day at her new job doesn't go as planned when a runaway cat leads her to a dead body outside of her office building. Things only get worse when Sadie Cramer's death is deemed a homicide, and Kat starts running into plenty of people with motive for murder. But Kat better be careful, or her quest to figure out "whodunit" just might turn her into the killer's next victim.


 
Hit & Run in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Hit & Run in Cherry Hills (Book 11)
Cherry Hills resident Kat Harper finds herself embroiled in another murder investigation when a local artist is run down by a car. Between a nearby gallery owner, a brooding rival painter, and the victim's jealous sister, Kat's not sure who had more motive. Will Kat and her justice-seeking felines be able to figure out "whodunit" this time?


 
Christmas in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Christmas in Cherry Hills (Book 12)
Santa isn't the only one making deliveries this Christmas . . .

Kat Harper's holiday visit with her long-lost mother turns out to be nothing like the happy family reunion she envisioned. Maybelle Harper has no qualms about flirting with Kat's police detective boyfriend, and she seems more interested in seeing old friends than her daughter. Worse yet, she hates cats.

But Kat might have to put her disappointment aside when bigger problems arise—unwelcome gifts have been showing up on her doorstep, and she has no idea who her secret admirer is, or why she's been added to his Christmas list.


 
Choked in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Choked in Cherry Hills (Book 13)
The Furry Friends Foster Families January fundraiser turns fatal when one of the guests ends up murdered. But who would want to kill popular local radio personality John Sykes? Kat Harper doesn't know, but she's running into plenty of people with motive for murder. Now if she could only figure out which one is guilty.


 
Dropped Dead in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Dropped Dead in Cherry Hills (Book 14)
Kat Harper's visit to Jessie's Diner ends abruptly when the man at the next table drops dead. Nobody suspects murder until a wannabe crime reporter and some disturbing evidence convinces them otherwise. Now it's up to Kat to figure out "whodunit" without getting killed herself.


 
Valentine's in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Valentine's in Cherry Hills (Book 15)
Kat Harper is in for a Valentine's Day surprise when her police detective boyfriend is spotted with another woman. Kat doesn't really believe Andrew would cheat on her, but that doesn't explain why he's being so mysterious. She realizes if she wants answers she'll have to investigate herself . . . but she better be careful or she might find herself crossing paths with a criminal more dangerous than any she's ever encountered before.


 
Drowned in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Drowned in Cherry Hills (Book 16)
Kat Harper's morning workout takes a sinister turn when she discovers a dead body in the gym pool. All evidence points to murder, and Kat can't help but speculate over "whodunit." But she'd better hope the killer doesn't find out about her amateur sleuthing, because this time her cats might not be around to save her.


 
Orphaned in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Orphaned in Cherry Hills (Book 17)
Kat Harper doesn't expect to be dragged into a four-year-old murder case when a friend asks her to meet with a troubled student. Now everywhere she looks Kat sees potential suspects. But will she be able to identify the killer after so many years have passed?


 
Fatal Fête in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Fatal Fête in Cherry Hills (Book 18)
Kat Harper attends a birthday bash to remember when one of the guests ends up murdered. Now everywhere she looks a new suspect turns up, and even Kat has to wonder if this homicide will ever be solved. But the amateur sleuth refuses to stop investigating until the guilty party is caught—even if it means putting herself in the path of a killer.


 
Arson in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Arson in Cherry Hills (Book 19)
Kat Harper's morning walk is cut short when a nearby house goes up in flames. It doesn't take long before arson is deemed the cause, and Kat can't help but investigate. But when she discovers the guilty party may have personal ties to someone she cares for, she might soon wish she had skipped the amateur sleuthing just this once.


 
Overdosed in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Overdosed in Cherry Hills (Book 20)
Kat Harper discovers murder and mayhem when she pays a visit to a local veterinary office. This time the victim turns out to be one of the vet techs, and somehow Kat finds herself involved in yet another homicide investigation. But between jealous coworkers and angry clients, Kat's not sure who had more motive. Will she be able to figure out who's guilty before she becomes a victim herself?


 
Trapped in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Trapped in Cherry Hills (Book 21)
What should have been a simple feral cat trapping turns deadly when a woman ends up murdered nearby. To make matters worse, Kat Harper's friend Imogene was seen arguing with the victim mere hours before her death. Determined to clear her friend's name, Kat launches her own investigation. But identifying "whodunit" isn't so easy when everyone seems to have a motive for murder. That won't stop Kat though, not until the real killer is behind bars for good.


 
Missing in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Missing in Cherry Hills (Book 22)
Kat Harper fears the worst when her neighbor Janice Moseley goes missing. All evidence points to foul play, and Kat takes it upon herself to investigate. It doesn't take long before she discovers a few secrets Janice might have preferred to keep hidden. Now Kat has to determine if those secrets led to Janice's disappearance. It's a race against the clock as Kat works to identify the guilty party and bring Janice home before she falls victim to a fate much worse than kidnapping.


 
Crash in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Crash in Cherry Hills (Book 23)
Kat Harper doesn't expect to witness a terrible car wreck when she agrees to help her friend Imogene shop for a new vehicle. But was the fatal crash a tragic accident or something more sinister? The amateur sleuth will have to investigate if she wants to know the answer. And with a little insight from the car dealership's friendly resident cat, she might just figure out what really happened before a killer gets away with murder.


 
Independence Day in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Independence Day in Cherry Hills (Book 24)
Fourth of July weekend turns deadly in Cherry Hills, Washington when Kat Harper and her police detective boyfriend hear a gunshot in the midst of the neighborhood fireworks. A killer with a grudge has taken advantage of the small-town festivities to shoot a local divorce lawyer in cold blood. But who committed the murder: a disgruntled divorcé, the lawyer's own unloving wife, or someone else with homicidal tendencies? Kat doesn't know, but the amateur sleuth won't stop investigating until she figures out "whodunit" and the guilty party is celebrating their next holiday behind bars.


 
Checked Out in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Checked Out in Cherry Hills (Book 25)
Kat Harper's good deed turns deadly when an impromptu floral delivery leads to the discovery of a dead body. This time the victim is an elderly retirement home resident, and it seems someone wanted her gone enough to commit murder. The possible motives range from personal beefs to expected inheritances, but all the suspects have one thing in common: Kat's on their case, and she's not going to stop her amateur sleuthing until she determines which one of them is guilty.


 
Blackmail in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Blackmail in Cherry Hills (Book 26)
Small towns often hide the biggest secrets.

What should have been a night for celebration takes a criminal turn when a Cherry Hills town council vote doesn't go the way Kat Harper expected. It doesn't take long before the amateur detective and her sidekick Imogene uncover a sinister blackmail threat that forced one of the council members to withdraw her support of the animal breeder ban Kat and Imogene worked so hard to get passed.

Between a vocal pet store owner, a local breeder of Siberian cats, and one of Imogene's most hated enemies, Kat has plenty of suspects to investigate. But it might take a little help from some furry feline friends before the female sleuth can crack this particular case.


 
Last Supper in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Last Supper in Cherry Hills (Book 27)
Murder is on the menu.

Kat Harper attends a dinner party to remember when one of the guests turns up dead mere days later. His death is deemed a homicide by poisoning, and it quickly becomes clear someone in attendance that night had murder on the mind.

With Kat's police detective boyfriend sitting out this investigation, it's up to the amateur sleuth to figure out "whodunit." Lucky for Kat, her feline sidekicks are ready and waiting to help her solve the case. And if she has her way, this particular killer's next meal will be behind bars.


 
Slain in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Slain in Cherry Hills (Book 28)
There's a killer loose in Cherry Hills, and it's up to Kat Harper to bring the guilty party to justice.

Furry Friends Foster Families is in the business of saving lives, not solving murders. Yet that's exactly what treasurer Kat Harper finds herself doing in the middle of the animal rescue organization's end-of-summer fundraising drive. A dead body has turned up in the woods of a local park, and it's pretty clear Savannah Newton didn't die from natural causes.

Between workplace rivalries and rocky romances, Kat soon discovers that Savannah's life was fraught with conflict. But just because someone has motive doesn't mean they're guilty. And if the amateur sleuth wants to solve this particular case, she's going to need to dig a little deeper . . . or else Savannah's killer might just get away with murder.


 
Clean Kill in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Clean Kill in Cherry Hills (Book 29)
Sometimes murder is the only way to clean up the neighborhood.

Kat Harper's leisurely Sunday afternoon at her police detective boyfriend Andrew's house comes to an abrupt halt when a stray cat leads them to a dead body next door. Tragic as it is, nobody is surprised to learn the neighborhood hoarder lost his life in a mess of his own making.

Or did he?

The police soon rule Glen Havelin's death a homicide, but how do you narrow down the suspect list for a victim nobody liked? The deeper Kat digs, the more certain she is that Glen racked up more enemies than neighborhood code violations. But that won't stop the amateur sleuth from getting to the truth . . . not even after she's told her quest for "whodunit" might be putting her relationship with Andrew in jeopardy.


 
Targeted in Cherry Hills: fun humorous cat cozy mystery whodunit ebook novella featuring a small town amateur women sleuth

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Targeted in Cherry Hills (Book 30)
Criminals don't take weekends off.

Kat Harper doesn't expect to arrive at Jessie's Diner one Sunday morning only to discover somebody broke into the popular Cherry Hills, Washington restaurant. A bit of snooping soon reveals the culprit could be anyone from an opportunistic thief, to an angry ex-employee, to a dark-haired stranger with a dangerous crush on the restaurant's single owner.

With no other clues to go on besides a few dozen broken eggs left behind by the careless intruder, Kat's not sure how she'll ever solve this case. And the amateur sleuth's two cats can only assist so much when they're busy solving a mystery of their own concerning a missing treat bag hidden in an unknown location. But, with or without her feline sidekicks, Kat knows she has to wrap up her investigation soon. When the restaurant becomes the target of another unwelcome attack, it quickly becomes apparent the guilty party plans to escalate his criminal behavior until he finally gets what he wants.




 
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