Sixty-something Poppy runs the Desert Flowers Detective Agency in Palm Springs along with Violet, Iris, and out-of-work actor Matt. Poppy was a popular television actress in the 1980s. In Poppy Harmon and the Backstabbing Bachelor, Poppy goes undercover trying to catch a thieving in-home elder care assistant. Poppy has a
My Review Psychics, missing persons, witches, corpses, and vampires? Redemption, Wisconsin, is my kind of town! Charlie runs a tea and tincture service from her house. One of her customers, eighty-year-old retired schoolteacher Mildred, is concerned about her neighbor. It seems Jonas has taken a month-long vacation without telling her.
Scottish bookstore owner, Delaney, is dragged into a mystery again in The Burning Pages. Delaney is invited to a prestigious dinner celebrating Scottish poet, Robert Burns. She brings along her coworker, Hamlet. After the dinner, the venue is burned to the ground and Hamlet is the number one suspect. I
Batten Down the Belfry combines two of my favorite things to do: read cozy mysteries and watch house flipping shows. Whitney and her cousin Buck flip unusual properties. This time they buy an abandoned church and parsonage, which they plan to make an entertainment venue and restaurant, respectively. Not only
A Houston reporter-turned-mixologist mixes it up with murder in this series debut from Michelle Hillen Klump, superbly catering to fans of Diane Mott Davidson and Lee Hollis. Bad news for Samantha Warren: The plucky Houston, Texas, reporter lost her job and her fiancé in rapid succession. But Sam has a
My Review Software engineer Marty, his two college-aged children, his sister Laney, her two young daughters, his girlfriend Meghan, his neighbor Mrs. Kim, and Laney’s family dog Buddy are on vacation in Hawaii. But it’s not much of a vacation for Marty as he is pushed into helping the police
In Jane Darrowfield and the Madwoman Next Door, Jane is retired, single and lives in Cambridge. She works for herself as a Professional Busybody (as shown on her business cards). She solves strangers’ problems that are too small for the police. Jane’s neighbor, Megan, asks for her help. Megan believes