We’re highlighting a variety of humorous fiction novels to help our readers find that next great read (and hopefully a few laughs along the way).
Who doesn’t love a good murder mystery?
The suspenseful storylines, assorted characters and surprise twists all add up to really good entertainment. Sprinkle in a little humor for the perfect mix of intrigue and amusement (and a really enjoyable reading experience).
Below, you’ll find mysteries with an amusing tone and engaging writing style. The novels are entertaining and guaranteed to provoke laughter.
Funny Mysteries That Will Keep Your Attention from Start to Finish
Dismissing the claims of a pensioner that someone in her elder-care home is trying to kill her, Samson O’Brien finds his detective skills pushed to the limit and teams up with tempestuous Delilah Metcalfe to infiltrate the local retirement community in the wake of disturbing incidents.
Cleaning houses to make ends meet, former socialite Tallulah Graver is plagued by a series of strange events that end in murder and she must clean up this mess before another victim is swept under the rug.
When their impulsive tip to a once-famous country singer performing in a dive bar is stolen from under their astute noses, P.I. Bernie and his canine sidekick, Chet, land on a case with ties to long-ago border-town secrets.
After unexpectedly inheriting a huge old house in a small college town, Dani, to fund her new personal chef business, takes in boarders, but when one of them is murdered and she becomes the prime suspect, she must serve up the real killer to clear her name and save her business.
When a talkative teacher is murdered during the tensions of an evaluation to see if Rye Manor School will remain open, retired school head Maggie Detweiler is joined by madcap socialite friend Hope to identify a killer among multiple suspects.
A single-volume anthology of 12 short stories featuring Walt Longmire—the character that is the basis for the hit A&E drama series, Longmire—collects the author’s Christmas Eve annuals, including “Ministerial Aide” and “Messenger,” as well as an original story, “Petunia, Bandit Queen of the Bighorns.”
As John Green, New York Times bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars said, “King Dork will rock your world.” The cult favorite from Frank Portman, aka Dr. Frank of the Mr. T. Experience, is a book like nothing ever done before–King Dork literally has something for everyone: At least a half-dozen mysteries, love, mistaken identity, girls, monks, books, blood, bubblegum, and rock and roll. This book is based on music–a passion most kids have–and it has original (hilarious) songs and song lyrics throughout.
On the verge of revealing the criminal mastermind behind a 1945 unsolved mystery, a famed theater critic is shot dead, leaving Sergeant Jim Brunswick and Constable Twitten to solve both the decades-old crime and the more recent murder.
A Scottish marriage counselor living in California finds herself divorced, broke, and contemplating returning home as she tries to clear the name of her last remaining client, who is being accused of using fireworks to kill her husband.