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New Holiday Releases!

A View to a Chill, now in paperback!
A Christmas Quick Sketch, preorder the ebook!
And a holiday surprise, coming in December!

Larissa Reinhart

Larissa Reinhart

Welcome Y'all!

Thanks for dropping by! I love my readers and write books aimed at entertaining them. I write the award-winning and bestselling Cherry Tucker Mysteries (Southern, Humorous, Cozy Mysteries); Maizie Albright Star Detective (Chick Lit, Humorous, Romantic Comedy Mysteries); and Finley Goodhart Crime Capers (Con Artist, Crime Caper, Thriller, Romantic Suspense Mysteries).

Join my VIP readers' group to get updated on my new releases, book sales, and events, but also to become a part of my reader world. You'll get exclusive, personal email letters from me and have the chance to win giveaways and drawings that are only for my subscribers. Plus you'll get a free short story, PIG'N A POKE, the prequel to THE CUPID CAPER, A Finley Goodhart Crime Caper.

You can also find me on Facebook, Instagram, Goodreads, and Bookbub. I do my own posting and I love to share my family's eating adventures, my dog Biscuit, and cute goat pics. 


"I love Larissa Reinhart’s books because they are funny but they also show the big heart of the protagonist." Lynn Farris, Hot Mystery Review

"Reinhart manages to braid a complicated plot into a tight and funny tale." Mary Marks, New York Journal of Books

“Reinhart is a truly talented author and this book was one of the best cozy mysteries we reviewed this year.”  Mystery Tribune

“Southern-Fried Sleuthing…If you’re a fan of Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse but could do without the “supes,” then you will love Reinhart’s Cherry Tucker!” – Fayette Woman Magazine


Recent & Upcoming Releases

A Christmas Quick Sketch

A Christmas Quick Sketch

November 21, 2019


Maizie Albright Star Detective #3

December 4, 2018

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Death in Perspective, A Cherry Tucker Mystery #4

June 20, 2019



Maizie Albright Star Detective

A former star of a hit teen detective show, Maizie Albright, returns to Georgia (by judge's orders) to pursue her dream of becoming a private detective and finds Hollywood has followed her to Georgia.

"Child star and hilarious hot mess Maizie Albright trades Hollywood for the backwoods of Georgia and pure delight ensues. Maizie’s my new favorite escape from reality.” — Gretchen Archer, USA Today bestselling author of the Davis Way Crime Caper series

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A Finley Goodhart Crime Caper

Ex-con Finley Goodhart finds her criminal past--and criminal ex-boyfriend--useful in catching crooks. Can she make up for her past by helping victims double-cross their swindler?

More importantly, can she convince Lex that going straight is the best (and most challenging) hustle of all?

"This is as fun a novel as it is moving and at times heart-breaking, never the more so when the final page comes and readers are only left wanting more.” — Cynthia Chow, King’s River Life Magazine

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A Cherry Tucker Mystery

Meet Cherry Tucker, big in mouth, small in stature, and able to sketch a portrait faster than kudzu climbs telephone poles! The Cherry Tucker Mystery series begins with Portrait of a Dead Guy, a 2012 Daphne du Maurier finalist, a 2012 The Emily finalist, a 2011 Dixie Kane Memorial winner, and a Woman's World Magazine book club pick for 2018!

"Reinhart is a truly talented author and this book was one of the best cozy mysteries we reviewed this year...We highly recommend this book to all lovers of mystery books." - Mystery Tribune

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