Cat Miranda Mysteries
Cat Miranda Mysteries are available as trade paperback or ebook from Amazon, Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Overdrive, and Ingram. See Books2Read links below.
Cat Miranda Mystery #1
Kissed is a Finalist for Best Cozy Mystery, New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards, 2021.
Cat Miranda returns to her childhood home in Bisbee, Arizona, to take over her brother’s art gallery following his untimely death. On her first night home, an intruder breaks in. Cat quickly realizes that she is being targeted by a murderer with links to an 8-foot tall painting in the gallery titled “Kissed.” In her struggle to stay safe, Cat finds an ally in Miles Trevelyan, a charming visiting British scholar. The heat rises with more assaults on Cat and between Cat and Miles, too, as their feelings for each other grow. Can they discover what is behind the painting “Kissed” before Cat becomes the next victim? There’s mystery, suspense, and romance in this Sonoran Desert Borderlands tale. Readers say of C.J. Shane’s books:~an intriguing mix of history, mystery, romance, and contemporary adventure.
Cat Miranda Mystery #2
Cat Miranda’s art gallery exhibition in Bisbee, Arizona, is going well until events suddenly take a dark turn. Jeremy Flores, Cat’s childhood friend and personal attorney, has disappeared. Cat and her favorite Englishman, Miles Trevelyan, quickly find Jeremy only to learn that he has been brutally assaulted. Cat and Miles begin a quest to identify and stop the assailant, as well as to seek links to two murders. Miles’s father, retired Sussex police detective Ian Trevelyan, and Cat’s best friend, Amanda Fontaine, find each other irresistible as they help Cat and Miles solve the mystery. This Arizona-Sonora Borderlands tale has mystery, suspense, a spoonful of seasoned romance, and Cat’s big dog Tito.