Kappes, Tonya

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Tonya Kappes writes the Divorced Diva Mystery series which started in 2012. It features 40 something Holly Harper. Holly is recently divorced and she is getting her life back on track with the help of the "Divorced Divas", a group of divorcees that have formed a self help group and hold their meetings in Holly's bead store, The Beaded Dragonfly.

Tonya Kappes writes the Ghostly Southern Mystery series which starts in March 2015. It features undertaker Emma Lee Raines. She works at the Eternal Slumber Funeral Home-- and she sees ghosts!

Tonya Kappes also writes the Magical Cures Mystery series which started in 2012 and is set in Kentucky. It features June Heal who has nothing to lose when she relocates her homeopathic cure shop, A Dose of Darla, from the flea market booth in her home town, to a quaint shop in the cozy but unusual little town of Whispering Falls, Kentucky. Whispering Falls has a lot of secrets. From talking snow globes to whispering animals not to mention a few sprinkles of fairy dust, June realizes Whispering Falls is more magical than she thought. . .literally. June discovers she was born into a family of psychics, and her homeopathic cures truly are magical.

The first book in the series, A CHARMING CRIME, was the FINALIST in the 2013 eFestival of Words in the Fantasy category.

Tonya Kappes writes the Kenni Lowry Mystery Series which started in June 2016 and is set in Kentucky. It features Sheriff Kenni Lowry who likes to think the zero crime rate in Cottonwood, Kentucky is due to her being sheriff, but she quickly discovers the ghost of her grandfather, the town’s previous sheriff, has been scaring off any would-be criminals since she was elected.

Tonya Kappes writes the Killer Coffee Mystery Series which started in January 2017 and is set in Kentucky. Roxanne Bloom (her friends, though few call her Roxie) quit her job as a lawyer, divorced her cheating husband, and moved to the quaint town of Honey Springs, Kentucky where she'd spent many of her teenage summers visiting her eccentric and fun-loving Aunt Maxi. Roxy follows her dream and opens The Bean Hive, Honey Springs first coffee house on the town's newly revitalized boardwalk.

Tonya Kappes writes the Camper and Criminals Cozy Mystery Series which is set in Kentucky. It features Mae West who fled her upscale New York lifestyle and her Ponzi scheming husband and now owns a trailer park/campground in Normal, Kentucky. One problem, Mae's idea of camping has room service.