Southern Cozy Mysteries, Y'all


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Available March 1 on Amazon in Kindle and Paperback

Coming March 1

Bucket List Mysteries ~ Book 2: Boot Scootin' Bump Off

A wild ride of music, mayhem and murder in Music City, USA.


When best friends, Maisie and Dot chose Nashville, Tennessee as the first bucket list destination in their new Airstream travel trailer, they expected cozy camping, lots of country music and lazy days relaxing on the banks of the Cumberland River. But, when Dot surprised Maisie with backstage passes at the Grand Old Opry, the besties never dreamed the biggest surprise of the night would be finding a dead body at the star-studded after party.

Boot Scootin’ Bump Off is the second book in S.C.’s newest series, The Bucket List Mysteries.


Have you read Dead in the Water?
Start from the beginning and see how two unlikely friends end up on this wild ride!

Do you LOVE pets? You will LOVE this new collection of cozies featuring PETS!

A Pet-Themed Cozy Anthology

12 Short Cozy Mysteries from S.C. Merritt, Summer Prescott, Sam Cheever, Dianne Harman, Magnolia Lily Plum, Donna Walo Clancy, Loraine Hudson, CeeCee James, L.C. Turner, Gretchen Allen and Mildred Abbott.

Kate Kennedy had no doubt that a week on San Cabela Island in a breezy, beachside bungalow would be just what the doctor ordered after her recent brush with death. She had no idea her week of rest and relaxation was about to turn into a killer of a vacation.

Sweetwater Springs 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!

The Bucket List Mysteries feature two retired friends who purchase an RV and hit the road, marking off destinations on their lists and running into murders along the way.

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

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

My Books

Sweetwater Springs Southern Mysteries

Potluck and Pandemonium

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Lakefronts and Larceny

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Moonshine and Murder

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Fruitcakes and Fatalities

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Reunions and Reckonings

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Cake and Corruption

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Bucket List Mysteries

Dead in the Water

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Book Scootin' Bump Off

Available March 1, 2022 - Preorder now

Also Available from S.C. Merritt

Caramelized Casualty

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