Southern Cozy Mysteries, Y'all

Cake and Corruption


NEW!! Box Sets Vol. 1 & 2

Boxed sets for the Sweetwater Springs Southern Mysteries are now available on Amazon and FREE in Kindle Unlimited!

Volume 1 contains Potluck and Pandemonium, Lakefronts and Larceny, and Reunions and Reckonings.

Volume 2 contains Moonshine and Murder, Fruitcakes and Fatalities, and Cake and Corruption.

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Have you downloaded your free copy of Sideburns and Suspicions, the short story prequel to the series? If you haven't, do it today! The ebook version is FREE for everyone who is signed up for my monthly CozyLetter! If you haven't done that, just scroll to the bottom and put in your email address!
It's easy peasy!

If you aren't a fan of ebooks it's available in a print version on Amazon for only $3.99











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S.C. Merritt is a Cozy Mystery Author whose stories feature southern female sleuths, plots with a twist and a little sprinkle of romance. The Sweetwater Springs Southern Mystery Series is set in a small Alabama town full of quirky characters, delicious restaurants and lots of murder. Yummy recipes are included in each book!

When not writing, she is traveling, watching classic movies and tv shows or collecting flamingos.

She lives in Mississippi with her husband and miniature Schnauzer, Izzy and dreams of living in a tropical locale someday.

My Books

Potluck and Pandemonium

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Lakefronts and Larceny

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Reunions and Reckonings

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Moonshine and Murder

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Fruitcakes and Fatalities

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Cake and Corruption

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