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Searching for Secrets: Author's Preferred Edition
Christa Heckertt was surprised to interrupt someone trying to steal parts from the computers
her class had won in the mayor's competition. Kirk Reynolds did not want to be called from
drug surveillance to investigate an attempted burglary at Buckingham Elementary. Soon,
Kirk's niece is kidnapped & they dodge bullets and speeding vans to try to stop a drug
dealer in time to prevent more deaths.  Available as an ebook from
Amazon (for Kindle)
and as a
paperback there and through Create Space. Check out the blog discussion
of why I chose to revise the book in 2011. .

Biding Time is the coming-of-age story of the nephew of a Vietnam vet, set in
Washington, DC.  Will Frank find a safe path or will he succumb to the problems
around him? A poignant read for any age.

Secrets of the Gap features the ancient Roman Baths of Bath, England
in a modern mystery.  Secrets has been downloaded more then 8,000
times. Also available in
paperback.  Check out a review that says
Secrets of the Gap "is an enjoyable read, not too long, not too short, well
paced,  and well constructed."
Rekindling Motives - Second of the Jolie series. Can a man who went miss-
ing in the Prohibition era be linked to a modern murder in Ocean Alley?
Appraisal for Murder - First of the Jolie series
Jolie moves back to Ocean Alley & finds a body at her first day of work.
Ocean Alley may not be as peaceful as Jolie thought.  
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Any Port in a Storm. A fundraiser for the Harvest for All food pantry has
deadly results. And somebody left a trail that leads to Jolie.
When the Carny Comes to Town. A carnival dunk tank leads to an attack on
Scoobie. When his deadbeat mom turns up, there's murder to add to the mix.
Trouble on the Doorstep. Hurricane Sandy repairs mean a terrified woman
on the Cozy Corner's porch...and murder.
Behind the Walls. Who wants the jewelry Jolie finds in her fixer-upper
bungalow? And wants it enough to leave a body on her porch swing?
Finalist in the Chanticleer 2014 Mystery and Mayhem Awards.
Vague Images Hospitals are no place for murders. Jolie's not happy to
find the budget-cutter's body.
Ground to a Halt. Newest mystery! Jolie and friends' coffee shop hangout,
Java Jolt, isn't just the fun place it's been. Someone has a dangerous secret.  
Jolie and Scoobie's High School Misadventures. When Jolie has to stay
with Aunt Madge for 11th grade, she's mad. She meets Scoobie, and a
babysitting job has big complications. (Adults or young adult.)
And the four box sets:  Ocean Alley Adventures (Books 1 - 3) and Jolie Gentil
Translates to Trouble (Books 4 -6) are on Amazon. Books 1-4 & 5-7 on all other sites.
Common Ground.  Three couples plan for a picnic in their
new neighborhood. Their concerns are yours. With an ending to
make you smile. Royalty-free play.
Demise of a Devious Neighbor -
second in the River's Edge Series. The
reverberating bangs shake Melanie
Perkins' nerves. Either someone's aiming
at her truck, or they don't know fireworks
are supposed to go upward. Could things
get any worse? The dead body in the barn
seems to say yes.
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Finalist for the Chanticleer 2017 Mystery
and Mayhem Awards.
Underground in Ocean Alley
Are a nurse's murder and missing
teen related to a proposed  big
resort in Ocean Alley? Jolie is the
mom of three-year old twins, and
Aunt Madge is running for
mayor. Jolie has to be more
careful, but she still wants to get
to the bottom of things. The 11th
Jolie Gentil cozy mystery will
keep you wanting more.
Pre-order at
all Amazon sites.
Holidays in Ocean Alley. A murder at her front door makes Aunt Madge
reconsider her "don't interfere" policy. She turns to Scoobie for help.
The Unexpected Resolution. A 9-1-1 call during Jolie and Scoobie's
wedding brings a startling guest. And a link to murder.
Underground in Ocean Alley. What's the connection between a missing
teen, murdered nurse, and controversial proposed resort. And Aunt Madge
is running for mayor?! Wait -- 3years old twins? Don't miss this one.