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Going Coastal

Going Coastal: Mysteries & Suspense Set on Beaches, Islands, or at Sea

Breezy and Light

The Power of One: A Rina Martin Mystery*
by Jane A Adams

Summer Rental
by Mary Kay Andrews

Lowcountry Boil: A Liz Talbot Mystery
by Susan M. Boyer

Bones Under the Beach Hut: A Fethering Mystery
by Simon Brett

Murder in the Raw: A Rex Graves Mystery*
by C. S. Challinor

The Light Keeper’s Legacy: A Chloe Ellefson Mystery*
by Kathleen Ernst

Trouble at High Tide: A Murder, She Wrote Mystery*
by Jessica Fletcher & Donald Bain

Death by Cashmere: A Seaside Knitters Mystery*
by Sally Goldenbaum

Dead, White, and Blue*
by Carolyn G. Hart

An Inch of Time: A Chris Honeysett Mystery*
by Peter Helton

Set Sail for Murder*
by Richard Tyler Jordan

Berried to the Hilt: A Gray Whale Inn Mystery*
by Karen MacInerney

Killer Honeymoon: A Savannah Reid Mystery*
by G.A. McKevett

Slightly Irregular* by Rhonda Pollero

The Bee Balm Murders: A Martha’s Vineyard Mystery*
by Cynthia Riggs

Death in the Orchid Garden: A Gardening Mystery*
by Ann Ripley

Whiskey Beach
by Nora Roberts

 

Somewhat Stormy

Flashback*
by Nevada Barr

Bahama Burnout*
by Don Bruns

Love Kills*
by Edna Buchanan

Dark Waters
by Susan Rogers Cooper

Granddad, There's a Head on the Beach*
by Colin Cotterill

Vineyard Chill: A Martha’s Vineyard Mystery*
by Philip R. Craig

The Riptide Ultra-Glide*
by Tim Dorsey

Dead Sand*
by Brendan DuBois

Fun House*
by Chris Grabenstein

Adrift on St. John
by Rebecca M. Hale

Death’s Door*
by Jim Kelly

Aloha, Lady Blue
by Charles Memminger

Baja Florida
by Bob Morris

Someone’s Watching
by Sharon Potts

The Last Victim*
by Karen Robards

Shadows on the Sand: A Seaside Mystery*
by Gayle Roper

Board Stiff: A Dead-End Job Mystery*
by Elaine Viets

Jericho Cay: A Bay Tanner Mystery*
by Kathryn R. Wall

Walking Into the Ocean: A Peter Cammon Mystery*
by David Whellams

Night Moves*
by Randy Wayne White

 

Killer Waves

Gravewriter
by Mark Arsenault

Undercurrents
by Pamela Beason

Getaway
by Lisa Brackmann

The Dance of the Seagull*
by Andrea Camilleri

Blue Lightning*
by Ann Cleeves

The Gate House
by Nelson DeMille

Unspeakable*
by Laura Griffin

Dead Last*
by James W. Hall

The Alibi Man
by Tami Hoag

Short Squeeze*
by Chris Knopf

Riding the Rap*
by Elmore Leonard

Sand Sharks*
by Margaret Maron

Shadow of the Rock: A Spike Sanguinetti Novel*
by Thomas Mogford

The Dark of Day by Barbara Parker

The Little Death
by P.J. Parrish

Screams and Whispers: A Cape Islands Novel*
by Randall Peffer

Naked Moon
by Domenic Stansberry

The Kings of Cool*
by Don Winslow

Hothouse Orchid*
by Stuart Woods

 

*part of a series

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