Cozy Mysteries & Romantic Histories
Linda P. Kozar
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Food Baby

JoBeth Tomlin loses everything--her family, her job, her figure and the man of her dreams, all before her thirtieth birthday. And just when she thinks things can’t get any worse, she has to move in with her eccentric aunt, two feisty cats and a flatulent old dog named Roscoe. With all the sorrow snacking going on, JoBeth’s food baby is starting to show. Will she turn to God or Little Debbie for answers?




 
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Cozy Mysteries

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Weighty Matters  (Book Six) 
When The Fat Ladies Sing Mystery Series












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That Wasn't Chicken  (Book Five) 
When The Fat Ladies Sing Mystery Series

Murder, mystery meat and morning sickness! Hudson and Lovita are expecting and she’s having trouble keeping food down for the first time in her life. Her best friend, Sue Jan is busy juggling mommy-hood. And the Crown of Glory Beauty Salon and Boutique is busier than a one-toothed man in a corn-on-the-cob-eating contest. Things are great until a handsome law intern disappears after an argument with their top stylist’s once-upon-a-time wayward son. So Lovita and Sue Jan put down their forks and pick up the trail to solve the mystery before Jolene’s son has to trade in his chef’s uniform for prison stripes. 

Felony Fruitcake  (Book Four) 
When The Fat Ladies Sing Mystery Series
When Sue Jan and the gals at the Crown of Glory Beauty Salon and Boutique set out the egg nog and fruitcake at their annual Christmas Soiree, they have no idea the town’s senior citizen playboy, Bubba Bustalet will be hit on the noggin with the fruitcake before the night is over. Sue Jan goes solo solving the mystery and is soon at her wit’s end between Wachita’s know-it-all new sheriff, Bubba’s senior-rita fan club, and all the tempting holiday food threatening to ruin her diet. Will Sue Jan find the felonious fruitcake felon before the church choir sings the last fa-la-la? 

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Dead As A Doornail  (Book Three)
When The Fat Ladies Sing Mystery Series
With her wedding to Hudson just months away, all Lovita’s plans seem to be going awry. A crooked politician is running for Mayor, his girlfriend is opening a new beauty shop in town, and the contractor building Sue Jan and Monroe’s dream home is found dead, with Monroe as their prime suspect. To top it all off, the money from the high school band fundraiser has disappeared. Now the kids won’t be able to go to New York City and march    in the Macy’s Day parade. All the girls have to do is nail the real killer, find the missing money, save their beauty shop, and rescue the little town of Wachita, before Lovita walks down the aisle. Can two big bodaciously  beautiful women do it? Piece of cake.




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A Tisket, A Casket  (Book Two) 
When The Fat Ladies Sing Mystery Series

When Lovita Mae Horton wins a trip for two to attend a cooking school in Paris, she invites her best friend Sue Jan Pritchard along. Their joy is short-lived however, when they find out the trip is to Paris, Texas. Sue Jan has family there—Aunt Lila and Cousin Pouncey, but discovers her eccentric Cousin Pouncey has just passed away. When Sue’s Jan’s unique antique platinum engagement ring goes missing, they suspect she lost it when saying her last goodbyes. With her wedding only a few months away, Lovita, Sue Jan and Aunt Lila decide to unearth the ring on their own, but instead dig up the dirt on an international ring of art thieves intent on brushing them off for good.


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Misfortune Cookies (Book One)
When The Fat Ladies Sing Mystery Series

Best friends Sue Jan and Lovita run a beauty shop/boutique in the little West Texas town of Wachita. They share a passion of food and fun. But one day, over lunch in a Chinese restaurant, Lovita opens a fortune cookie with a sinister message: “Your father was murdered. . .” a clue that leads them to God, an international spy ring and several devastatingly handsome strangers. A most unlikely pair of detectives, these girlfriends “Comb” the countryside with style, sarcasm, and lots of Szechwan. This tale is like good take-out food–definitely worth bringing home.




Strands Of Fate (Book One)
Creative Women Mystery Series 

Shannon McClain is struggling to make ends meet since her husband died three years ago. A mother to 18-year-old twins in college, she started an online business to showcase her high-end handcrafted jewelry and knitting designs. Raised in Wainscott, Scotland by her father, Shannon’s mother disappeared from her life when she was four, so she is surprised when a registered letter arrives at her door from an Oregon law firm representing the estate of a woman she’s never met—her maternal grandmother. Shannon must travel to the United States to claim the sizeable portion of the estate willed to her, which includes a mansion and the family business—an arts and crafts mall in the small town of Apple Grove. But a series of ominous warnings and close calls prove that someone is knitting together a sinister plan of their own.  



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Merry Christmas Mysteries—Sweet, Petite & Cozy

These sweet, petite cozy Christmas mysteries will bring a smile to your face while you're waiting for the cookies to finish baking. Curl up with a cup of Cinnamon tea, and 
Merry Christmas Mysteries.











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A Cup of Cozy 3—Destination Christmas! Short Holiday Mysteries and Recipes

From the authors of Cozy Mystery Magazine--a collection of cozy Christmas-themed travel mysteries, and scrumptious holiday recipes for our mystery fans. A  short and sweet treat.  Download A Cup of Cozy today.





 
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A Cup of Cozy--Short Mysteries & Holiday Recipes

From the authors of Cozy Mystery Magazine--a collection of cozy Christmas mysteries, a  short and sweet treat for our mystery fans. BONUS--we shared our favorite Christmas recipes! Mystery, mayhem  and mouth-watering recipes. Download A Cup of Cozy today.








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A Cup of Cozy--Short Mysteries & Holiday Recipes

From the authors of Cozy Mystery Magazine--a collection of cozy Christmas mysteries, a  short and sweet treat for our mystery fans. BONUS--we shared our favorite Christmas recipes! Mystery, mayhem  and mouth-watering recipes. AND it's Absolutely FREE! Our Christmas gift to YOU.
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Tales of Murder and Mystery: Six full-length pageturning whodunits

The Camera Never Lies, by Elizabeth Goddard 
Fudge-Laced Felonies, by Cynthia Hickey 
Dog Gone, by Eileen Key 
A Tisket, A Casket, by Linda Kozar 
The Trouble With Mary, by Elizabeth Ludwig 
The Wiles of Watermelon, by Lynette Sowell 


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Historical Romance


Alligator Pear
A Gothic Inspirational Romance novel

Beautiful young artist Fleur D’Hemecourt returns home to the family estate in post WWII New Orleans to attend the funeral of an aunt, and meets Louis Russo, the young man she once a crush on, now a promising young attorney home from the war. But a sudden series of accidents and near misses convince the two that someone is trying to take Fleur’s life before she inherits the  estate on her twenty-first birthday. Her Uncle Bernard, a man of flamboyant vice, is her guardian and would profit the most from her demise, though the foreboding home on St. Charles Avenue hides even darker secrets that begin to surface, painting shadowy images of family, friends and the man she dares to love.


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Nonfiction Books
Devotionals

Babes With A Beatitude--Devotions For Smart, Savvy Women of Faith 

"The blessed life"...that's what the word beatitude actually means...and that's the life God created you to live. The 366 devotions (yes, there's an extra one for leap year!) you hold in your hand were written with today's busy woman in mind. Each message is short, but more than sweet, as it delivers powerful words of hope, purpose, direction, and encouragement. For every day of the year, you'll find an uplifting scripture, a straight-to-your-heart message, and a "Beatitude Check" that gets your outlook on straight for the day ahead. God is calling you to more . . . He wants for you a blessed life.



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Howard/Simon & Schuster
2009

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Doomsday Devotions

Whether the end is near or already here, Doomsday Devotions is a valuable prep offering survival tips, a practical overview of the End Times versus TEOTWAWKI scenarios, and fifty-two weekly devotionals to inspire and motivate. When the stuff hits the fan, don't leave home without a copy of Doomsday Devotions in your Bug-Out-Bag.

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2014
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Anthologies

Out of the Storm

Short stormy stories in a variety of genres--Romance, Historical, Mystery/Thriller, and Speculative Fiction. Each writer (including Yours Truly) is a winner in the Storming the Short Story Contest. When you order "Out of the Storm," the proceeds will be donated directly to the American Christian Fiction Writers' scholarship fund. Every book purchased will help send a writer to the ACFW Conference next year (2015).






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HopeSprings Books 2015

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Moving Tales, Adventures in Relocation

If you or somebody you know is packing up for a migration across town, across the country or around the world, Moving Tales, Adventures in Relocation, offers a welcome diversion to the broken dishes, lost furniture and everything else that always seems to go wrong during a move. The lighthearted, and sometimes unbelievably true stories of those who’ve moved in, moved out and moved on, will move your heart and lift your spirits.






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