In Coached Red-Handed, coach Cat has a new client. Scarlet Rubi is a fabulously rich romance author who is sick of supporting her extended family. Her sister, nephew, two grown children, and two granddaughters have never done anything in their lives but suck money away from her. Cat and Scarlet
My Review Sarah is her mother Maybelle’s chaperone on a reality show in Five Belles Too Many. Tiny Wheaton Alabama is host to the Southern Belle Perfect Wedding Competition, a reality show offering a free wedding to the winning couple. Five couples are competing including older generation Maybelle and her
Author Guest Post The Ultimate in Kitchen Envy One of the great joys of writing cozy culinary mysteries is, of course, writing about food. But even better is engaging in kitchen envy without any shame. In the Cape Cod Foodie mysteries, our heroine, Samantha Barnes, is a disgraced but resilient
The Marlow Murder Club has an engagingly different pair of amateur sleuths. Becks is a middle-aged vicar’s wife in the small rural English town of Marlow. She is frustrated with how her life is so structured and rule based. Judith Potts is a free-spirited crossword creator who doesn’t let her
Seventy-something widow Nonna Maria lives on a small Italian island. She is famous for helping her friends and neighbors with their problems. In Nonna Maria and the Case of the Missing Bride, she looks into the curious case of a soon-to-be bride, who doesn’t remember how she became engaged. It
Author Guest Post What makes a good murder victim? Some questions only get asked in certain professions. I confess (pun intended), that my work as a mystery author often leads me to ask some…unusual…questions. How long do certain toxic gasses need to take effect? If you only intended to harm
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.