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New Releases

Join Pascal and Merle of Lise McClendon's beloved Bennett Sisters mystery series for another adventure in France, roaming the vineyards of the Bordeaux wine region while struggling with events and feelings they do not yet understand.


Will the neighbors stop harassing them? Who sabotaged the harvester and ruined the growing season? Most of all, where have Tristan and Stasia disappeared to?


Here There and Everywhere is the 18th book in Lise McClendon's deliciously cozy chronicles of sisterhood, international travel... and a soupçon of danger. This series featres a little bit of chick lit, a touch of cozy mystery, a whole lot of humor, plus romance and suspense! Pour a glass of your favorite wine, relax, and take a journey with the Bennett Sisters.

Now available in paperback and eBook formats at Amazon, Apple, B&N, and wherever books are sold.

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Thalia Press is pleased to present Catfishing in America, the 8th book in  the Camilla Randall Mysteries — a laugh-out-loud mash-up of mystery, rom-com, and satire.


At her beach-read bookstore in Morro Bay California, everybody tells Camilla their troubles. When the body of talkative widow Ginny Gilhooly shows up on Camilla’s doorstep, Camilla is sure the online scammer who has been “catfishing” Ginny has murdered her.


But when Ginny’s body disappears, and Camilla’s unhoused friend “Hobo Joe” is accused of the murder, Camilla, with the help of two precocious Nancy Drew wannabes and her cat Buckingham, must solve the mystery of the travelling corpse and prove Joe had nothing to do with Ginny’s demise.

Now available at Amazon and B&N in both eBook and paperback formats, and in paperback wherever books are sold.

Are you a lover of cozy or contemporary mysteries in search of your next binge-worthy series? Look no further than A Sampling of Sleuths, Thalia's latest anthology coming in June 2023.


Featuring short stories by ten seasoned mystery writers — all of them with long-running series to enjoy or a strong backlist of stand-alones for you to enjoy, A Sampling of Sleuths is a great way to try out a new author, meet their signature characters, and sample their writing styles in one convenient volume.


A Sampling of Sleuth offers stories by Anne R. Allen, Michelle Bennington, Kate Flora,  Lise McClendon, Katy Munger, Gary Phillips, Jeff Poole, Sarah Shaber  Connie Shelton, and Susan Slater. With ten authors to choose from, you're sure to discover one or more new mystery series to try! Look for A Sampling of Sleuth on Amazon in paperback and eBook format starting June 20, 2023.  

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Anthologies and Group Novels


40 authors from around the world set out to record their innermost feelings and offer inspiring, heartfelt, creative takes on the Covid-19 pandemic. This collection of fiction, essays, and poetry shines a light on moments in the times we live in and offers a record of people’s lives and imaginations. All profits from the sale of this anthology are donated to charity.

Now available at Amazon, Apple, KOBO, and Nook and in paperback wherever books are sold.

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Plunge into the fascinating and competitive world of food media culture, in this wry, witty crime story where cutting edge takes on a new meaning when celebrity chefs across America start dying.​ From color-themed dinners to Maine lobster pots, from BBQ to huckleberries, this mystery is stuffed to the gills with knives, mayhem, and laughs.  

Now available at Amazon, Apple, B&N, in audio format at Audible, and in paperback wherever books are sold.

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Dead of Winter brings together eight established crime writers (including all of Thalia's original authors) in a collection of intriguing, surprise-filled short stories full of buried secrets, back-stabbing and revenge — all set against the chilling backdrop of winter, the cruelest season of all. Entertaining in its own right, this anthology also allows you to sample the writing skills of mystery authors who may be new to you. 

Now available in ebook format at Amazon.

Crime and Contemporary Fiction

Thalia Press authors are proven traditionally-published authors who have chosen to continue their series or publish stand-alone novels via Thalia Press for a variety of reasons — to reach new audiences, maintain artistic control over their books, retain a larger share of royalties, control their publishing schedule more, or move beyond their genre's commercial limitations. If you are interested in joining the ranks of Thalia Press authors, please Contact Us. Our latest individual titles appear below.  For more titles by Thalia Press authors, check our their websites or author pages on
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Pascal d'Onscon, once terrorizing wine fraud scammers across southern France, is now pushing papers for the French bureaucracy in the modern Cité du Vin in Bordeaux. But not for long. He dreams of being a vintner, his hands in the dirt, the grape on his tongue, blending his very own creation: a bottle of wine with his own label. His companion, Merle Bennett, has her own aspirations. Two tiny cottages are begging to be renovated for summer rentals. Will the person camping in the back garden scuttle her plans? This book is the 17th book in Lise McClendon's popular Bennett Sisters mystery series.


Buy in ebook format now.​ For more information on books by Lise McClendon, visit or her Amazon author page.

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Once a promising cop with a bright future, Kevin Fahey’s alcoholism destroyed his career, leading to his early death in a drug bust gone bad. Now a lost soul, Fahey is desperately trying to make amends so that he can escape the solitary world between heaven and earth. While spying on his family one day, he is confronted by a dead victim whose murder he thought he had solved. Soon, Fahey realizes that he put the wrong man in prison for her murder. Can he redeem himself by solving this case at last and freeing an innocent man? The First Goodbye is the first book in the 4-book Dead Detective series.


Buy in ebook format now.​ For more information on books by Katy Munger, visit or her Amazon author page.

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