Tamara Berry, Dana Mentink, Bree Baker, and Amanda Flower - Virtual Event

Bree Baker is a Midwestern writer obsessed with small-town hijinks, sweet tea, and the sea. She's been telling stories to her friends, family, and strangers for as long as she can remember, and more often than not, those stories feature a warm ocean breeze and a recipe she's sure to ruin. Now she's working on those fancy cooking skills and dreaming up adventures for the Seaside Café mysteries. Bree is a member of Sisters in Crime, International Thriller Writers, and the Romance Writers of America. Visit her online at breebaker.com.

Tamara Berry is the author of the Eleanor Wilde cozy mystery series and, as Lucy Gilmore, the Forever Home contemporary romance series. Also a freelance writer and editor, she has a bachelor's degree in English Literature and a serious penchant for Nancy Drew novels. She lives in Bigfoot country (aka Eastern Washington) with her family and their menagerie. Find her online at www.tamaraberry.com.

Amanda Flower is a USA Today bestselling and Agatha Award-winning author of over twenty cozy mystery novels. In addition to being an author, Amanda has been a librarian for fifteen years and is starting an organic farm of her very own with her family in Northeast Ohio.

Dana Mentink is a national bestselling author. She has been honored to win two Carol Awards, a Holt Medallion, and a Reviewer's Choice award. She's authored more than thirty novels to date for Harlequin's Love Inspired Suspense and Harlequin Heartwarming. The Shake Shop Mysteries is her debut cozy series.


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Event date: 

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
Buried in a Good Book (By the Book Mysteries) By Tamara Berry Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781728248608
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Published: Poisoned Pen Press - May 24th, 2022

"A mystery writer finds solace and murder in rural Oregon...Whimsy meets woodsy"— Kirkus Reviews

Don't miss the first book in a brand-new gripping and hilarious bookish cozy mystery series by author Tamara Berry!


A Sprinkle in Time (Shake Shop Mystery) By Dana Mentink Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781728231587
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Published: Poisoned Pen Press - May 24th, 2022

"The first shake shop mystery delivers all the delectable ingredients cozy mystery fans crave. This terrific series debut is certain to tempt the reading palates of fans of Cleo Coyle, Sarah Graves, and the much-missed Diane Mott Davidson."

Library Journal, STARRED Review for Pint of No Return


Put Out to Pasture (Farm to Table Mysteries) By Amanda Flower Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781492699941
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Published: Poisoned Pen Press - February 22nd, 2022

A delightful new cozy mystery from USA Today bestselling author Amanda Flower!

There's fowl play afoot on the farm


Pleading the Fish (Seaside Café Mysteries) By Bree Baker Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781728238654
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Published: Poisoned Pen Press - March 29th, 2022

In the seventh and final book of Bree Baker's critically acclaimed Seaside Café Mystery series, Pleading the Fish, Everly Swan's wedding plans are upended by a dead body. She'll have to run her teashop, find a dress, and catch a murderer all before she can walk down the aisle!

Hitting all the sweet-tea spots, this series is:


Pint of No Return (Shake Shop Mystery) By Dana Mentink Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781728231556
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Published: Poisoned Pen Press - May 25th, 2021

"The first shake shop mystery delivers all the delectable ingredients cozy mystery fans crave. This terrific series debut is certain to tempt the reading palates of fans of Cleo Coyle, Sarah Graves, and the much-missed Diane Mott Davidson."
Library Journal, STARRED Review


Farm to Trouble By Amanda Flower Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781492699910
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Published: Poisoned Pen Press - February 23rd, 2021

First in a new cozy mystery series from USA Today bestselling author Amanda Flower

Coming home to a run-down farm, gossipy neighbors, and a shady investor is a lot to handle... but a murderer on the loose is the final straw


Partners in Lime By Bree Baker Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781728238623
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Published: Poisoned Pen Press - August 31st, 2021

In the sixth book of the popular Seaside Caf Mystery series, Partners in Lime, Everly Swan just wants to enjoy Charm's annual outdoor play. But a when a surfer rolls into town then turns up dead and Everly's EMT friend Matt is the prime suspect things gets dicey. Will Everly be able to crack the case and save her friend by opening night?


Closely Harbored Secrets By Bree Baker Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781728205755
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Published: Poisoned Pen Press - December 29th, 2020

In the fifth book of the popular Seaside Caf Mysteries, Closely Harbored Secrets, Everly Swan just wants to make Halloween-themed treats and specialty teas for her customers. But when it seems that she's being haunted by the phantom of a sailor straight out of a ghost story, her plans are capsized. Could this be the bitter end for Everly?


A Call for Kelp By Bree Baker Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781728205724
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Published: Poisoned Pen Press - May 26th, 2020

In the fourth book of the popular Seaside Caf Mysteries, A Call for Kelp, Everly Swan's mission to help her aunts with their beekeeping project takes a nasty turn. It's sink or swim for Everly with her most bizarre case yet


Tide and Punishment By Bree Baker Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781492664819
Published: Poisoned Pen Press - September 24th, 2019

In the third book of the popular Seaside Caf Mysteries, Tide and Punishment, it's not all Christmas sweets, tinsel, and wrapping paper. Everly Swan will have to follow a string of clues before it's too late--because no one dreams of a killer Christmas...

Hitting all the sweet-tea spots, this series is:


No Good Tea Goes Unpunished By Bree Baker Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781492664789
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Published: Poisoned Pen Press - February 26th, 2019

In the second book of the popular Seaside Caf Mysteries, No Good Tea Goes Unpunished, Everly Swan caters a high-profile beach wedding where the groom doesn't make it to the altar before the wedding bells ring.

Hitting All the sweet-tea spots, this series is:


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Live and Let Chai By Bree Baker Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781492664758
Availability: Able to Backorder
Published: Poisoned Pen Press - July 10th, 2018

FIRST BOOK IN A NEW BEACHSIDE COZY MYSTERY SERIES

When a body turns up on the boardwalk outside Everly Swan's iced tea shop and caf , she becomes the number one suspect in a murder case. Can she bag the culprit, prove her innocence, and dish up the real killer before it's too late?

Hitting All the sweet-tea spots, this series is: