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Cynthia Hickey

Author Bio:

Multi-published and Amazon Best-Selling author Cynthia Hickey had three cozy mysteries and two novellas published through Barbour Publishing. Her first mystery, Fudge-Laced Felonies, won first place in the inspirational category of the Great Expectations contest in 2007. Her third cozy, Chocolate-Covered Crime, received a four-star review from Romantic Times. All three cozies have been re-released as ebooks through the MacGregor Literary Agency, along with a new cozy series, all of which stay in the top 50 of Amazon’s ebooks for their genre. She had several historical romances release in 2013, 2014, 2015 through Harlequin’s Heartsong Presents, and has sold half a million copies of her works. She has taught a Continuing Education class at the 2015 American Christian Fiction Writers conference. She is active on FB, twitter, and Goodreads, and is a contributor to Cozy Mystery Magazine blog and Suspense Sisters blog. Her and her husband run the small press, Forget Me Not Romances, which includes some of the CBA’s well-known authors. She lives in Arizona with her husband, one of their seven children, two dogs and one cat. She has seven grandchildren who keep her busy and tell everyone they know that “Nana is a writer”. Visit her website at www.cynthiahickey.com

Books by Author

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A Good Party Can Kill You (A Nosy Neighbor Mystery) (Volume 7)

Stormi Nelson and her bridesmaids party hard in New Orleans. The only thing marring the bachelorette party is the appearance of Stormi's fiancé, Matt's ex-girlfriend. When Stormi returns home to Arkansas and right into another murder mystery, she's also the recipient of some not so nice gifts: a voodoo…

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A Christmas Stamp (O Little Town of Christmas)

Lilly Tipton has her first job as a telephonist in the picturesque town of Noel, Missouri. When she is injured riding her bicycle home from her job, she finds herself thrust into judging a contest to find a postmark that represents her little town. Not a difficult task other than the fact she must work…

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Warring with Love (Finding Love the Harvey Girl Way) (Volume 4)

Betsy Colter's Heart is On the Line (Previously published by Harlequin as A Doctor's Heart) Betrayed by her soldier fiancé, Betsy takes a job as a Harvey Girl waitress and vows to steer clear of military romance. But soon she's falling for her army pen pal, Dr. Spencer Gregory. When a wounded Spencer…

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Serving With Love (Finding Love the Harvey Girl Way) (Volume 3)

KATIE GAMBLE IS ON THE RUN (Previously published by Harlequin as In A Texas Ranger's Arms) After her unscrupulous stepfather accuses her of being a thief, a horrified Katie hopes to hide out until she can prove otherwise. But slipping into obscurity in a small Texas town isn't so easy. Not with Texas…

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A Cup of Cozy 3

From the authors of Cozy Mystery Magazine--a collection of cozy Christmas-themed travel mysteries, and scrumptious holiday recipes for our mystery fans. A short and sweet treat. Download A Cup of Cozy today.

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Poison Bubbles: Christian Cozy Mystery (The Nosy Neighbor series) (Volume 6)

A vacation with Stormi Nelson is anything but relaxing! After the horrific experience of saving the lives of her niece and fiancé, Stormi Nelson takes the family to a retreat high in the Ozark mountains. It doesn't take long before a dead body in a bubble bath turns the vacation into anything but.…

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Christmas Traditions: An 8-Author Multi Christmas novella series

EIGHT CBA and Amazon Bestselling and Award-Winning Authors present heartwarming novellas of Christmases gone by, where the true meaning of the season warms your heart and love flows as fast as apple cider. Includes a brand new release, “Eleven Pipers Piping,” and also Selah Award finalist, “The…

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Guiding With Love (Finding Love the Harvey Girl Way ) (Volume 2)

ANNIE ROLLINS LONGS FOR ADVENTURE (Previously published by Harlequin as An Unconventional Lady) But her strict mother keeps her close to home, working as a Harvey Girl waitress. Until Dallas Baker shows up in town and takes the job Annie really wants—leading tours through the Grand Canyon. Annie's…

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Jogging Is Bad For Your Health (A Nosy Neighbor Mystery) (Volume 5)

A NEW NEIGHBOR BRINGS STORMI'S MOST CHALLENGING MYSTERY YET! When Stormi's nephew asks her to help him stop the abuse to a friend of his, Stormi is more than willing to step in. What she finds is worse than anything she imagined. No amount of research prepared her for a group of men so evil, Stormi…

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Taming the Sheriff

THERE'S A NEW TEACHER IN TOWN (Previously published by Harlequin) Charlotte Nelson arrives in the tiny mountain town of Plumville, Arkansas, with big ideas. She wants to mend the decades-old town feud by throwing a Christmas pageant. But it soon proves to be a challenge, especially when three of her…

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Cooking With Love

Tabitha is in search of adventureTabitha McClelland knows accepting a job as a Harvey House waitress can be risky. Traveling alone to the rough-and-tumble West just isn't done by young ladies of good breeding. But far more dangerous is her powerful attraction to Adam Foster. Family means everything…

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The Most Eligible Bachelor Romance Collection: Nine Historical Novellas Celebrate Marrying For All the Right Reasons

9 historical romance novellas where love comes to the most eligible bachelor in town.

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Collision Course (Overcoming Evil) (Volume 6)

Lacey Baxter knows her uncle killed her aunt and she is out to prove it! When she flees her home, she almost runs over and kills DEA agent John Canyon, who is out to get justice for his brother's death, while raising his orphaned niece. When they discover they're after the same group of men, the two…

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The Teacher's Rescue: A story of the 1925 Tri-State Tornado (Finding Love in Disaster) (Volume 2)

On March 18, 1925, a tornado roars through the southern portions of Missouri, Illinois and Indiana, wiping town after town off the map as it ripped through forests and farmlands, over peaks and hollows, and across the mighty Mississippi River at speeds sometimes exceeding 70 mph. When the greatest tornado…

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Death by Baking: A Nosy Neighbor Mystery (Volume 4)

When a dead body is found face first in a vat of chocolate inside Stormi's mother's bakery, what's a nosy neighbor to do other than find a killer? Just when she was rethinking her new writing venture of hunting down crimes in order to write about them, Stormi is thrust into another mystery. Someone…

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They Call Her Mrs. Sheriff: A Wild Horse Pass Novel

Wilhemina Jackson, widowed mother of two, answers an advertisement in the newspaper for a sheriff in Wild Horse Pass, Montana. She uses the name Willie Jack in order to disguise her identity as a woman and soon receives a telegram saying she’s hired for the job. Along with her children, mother, and…

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The Rancher's Dilemma: Love in Disaster, Book 1 (Volume 1)

On May 12, 1924, a park forest ranger notices rocks out of place near the mouth of the Kilauea Volcano. On Sunday, May 18, the ground splits open, rocks, fire, and ash fill the sky, and those who chose not to evacuate are in a fight for their lives. LUCY DILLOW, daughter of the local pastor enjoys her…

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Skin Care Can Be Murder: A Nosey Neighbor Mystery, book 3

A Skincare Party turns to murder and Stormi is called to save the day! When Stormi is roped into attending a party her sister is having in her latest string of "get rich quick" scheme, Stormi has no idea the night will result in one woman's death. When her sister is devastated, she pleads…

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A Killer Plot: A Nosy Neighbor Mystery, Book 2 (Volume 2)

ANOTHER FAN WANTS THEIR MOMENT OF FAME AND WILL DO ANYTHING TO GET IT. After Stormi Nelson’s first mystery hits the NYT Best-Selling List, Stormi begins receiving threatening emails and is stalked by a clichéd person in a trench coat and hat. Her stalkers requests are straightforward; Finish writing…

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Anything For A Mystery: A Nosey Neighbor Mystery (Volume 1)

Stormi Nelson, best-selling romance author, moved into her huge Victorian house in the private community of Oak Meadows Estates. When her agent tells her that her characters are becoming too cardboard and that she needs to get out and mingle with people, she comes up with the idea of a Neighborhood…

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The Librarian's Last Chapter: Book Three in the River Valley Mystery Series

Death is marked with an X on a treasure map. A treasure map found in the belongings of a dead woman. Someone has closed the book on the school librarian and Marsha must find a killer before her last chapter ends. Marsha Steele is at it again. When she volunteers to help the high school librarian with…

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Ruth's Redemption

The Civil War took everything from Ruth Stallings except for her grandmother and sisters. Now without a home or funds, they take the White River as far as it will go and end up in Painted Bluff, Arkansas, a town populated mostly by men out looking for a wife. Sheriff John Powell wants nothing to do…

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Mountain Redemption

Can their love survive a feud between mountain people and the moonshiners who are determined to take away all they hold dear? Phoebe Lillie grows worried when her Pa doesn't return after what she thought was a routine hunting trip. Then, the new handsome school teacher arrives in Pine Ridge and starts…

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Charity's Gold Rush

Can a woman find her worth in something other than gold, and can a man learn that some things are out of his control? CHARITY O’CONNELL receives a minimum of five marriage proposals a day from dirty miners and old men. When her pa drowned after being pinned in the creek by a fallen tree, Charity took…

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Captured Innocence

She'll do everything it takes to save her son, even marry a stranger. Jocelyn Nielson is on the run from a man involved in selling children. When a man shows up on her doorstep, claiming to be her knight in shining armor, she's reluctant to trust him. After all, memories are returning, and they are…

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Exposure At Sea

Molly Nicholson flees an abusive relationship and takes a dream job as a cruise ship photographer. When her camera catches a murder in the lens, she relies on the help of a recuperting detective to keep her safe and make sure justice is served. Set amidst the lushness of the hawaiian islands, Molly…

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Mistaken Assassin

Marilu wakes one morning to the realization that the man next to her is not her husband. That awareness is the beginning to ten year's of memories returning. One of which leads her to believe she is a paid assassin. As she struggles with the realization of who she is and what she was, she begins a search…

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Mountain of Fear

Rachel Kent, a widow, and her two teenage children stop for an afternoon hike. Unbeknownst to them, they've stepped into a war between the government and a survivalist group who intend to take control of the mountain. Rachel can identify the murderers of an entire camp of people and set off into the…

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A Secret to Die For

Darcie Thayer must find what her late husband hid before the men who killed him find her. She takes a job as nanny to best-selling author York Wardell in hopes of having time to complete her search. After his unfaithful wife's death, York Wardell hires a nanny to watch his kids in the hopes he can concentrate…

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A Love for Delicious

Married less than a week, Delicious (Delly) Williams, watches her new husband die, leaving her to raise his five children under the age of thirteen. He also left her a deed to property in Oregon. His dying wish; for Delly to get the deed and the children to his brother in order for them to be protected.…

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A Pioneer Christmas Collection: 9 Stories of Finding Shelter and Love in a Wintry Frontier

Journey along with American settlers who learn that despite where the trail takes them or how primitive their lodgings may be Christmas is all about the heart. Determined to honor Christ's birth, these pioneers find a way to make Christmas happen in places like a cave, a tipi, and a dugout. Modern readers…

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Advance Notice: River Valley Mystery, book 2

Elderly women are dying in River Valley...after their names appear in the obituaries. When the latest woman comes to Marsha Steele for help finding the killer before she becomes the next victim, Marsha is thrust into another mystery that could very well be her last. Business is booming at the Country…

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Deadly Neighbors: River Valley Mystery, Book One (River Valley Mysteries)

When Marsha Calloway's daughter is accused of a crime she didn't commit, Marsha is determined to find the real culprit. She enlists the help of her Cadillac driving mama, the man who ditched Marsha at her high-school graduation but kept her heart, and a bumbling police officer. Folks around River Valley…

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Chocolate-Covered Crime: A Summer Meadows Mystery, Book 3 (Volume 3)

Summer Meadows' chocolate candy business is booming. She's overwhelmed with her April Fool's Day wedding plans, and against her family's advice, hires her cousin to be her wedding planner. But then her cousin is found murdered and more mysteries keep occurring at family parties. Can Summer resist the…

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Maui Macadamia Madness: Summer Meadows Mysteries, Book 4 (Volume 4)

Summer and Ethan head to Maui for their honeymoon. The sun doesn't set before they find themselves thrust into another mystery. This time, Ethan is more than willing to help Summer gather the clues, since the sooner the culprit is caught, the sooner they can get down to honeymoon business. Alas, it's…

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Candy-Coated Secrets

Who would have thought escorting an elephant down Highway 64 could lead to murder? When a carnival train crashes in front of Summer Meadow's house, she does what comes naturally--she acts without thinking and volunteers to lead an elephant to the fairground. The animal's trainer follows close behind…

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Fudge-Laced Felonies

Summer Meadows entered church on Sunday not to find God, but to search for a killer... While transplanting the rosebush her church's handsome greeter, Ethan Banning, inadvertently killed, Summer and Ethan discover a hidden stash of diamonds, a rusty can full of cash, and a bloody gardening glove. This…


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