More Fiction for Nook
Tip a Hat to Murder pits a college-town Illinois police chief against a murderer. When the
owner of the Bully Pulpit Diner decided to stop letting servers accept tips, he figured the
raise he gave them would keep them happy. Apparently not. Or were some of his other
hobbies what got poor Ben Addison killed? Get the
Nook Book.

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.  One reviewer 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
missing in the Prohibition era be linked to a modern murder in Ocean
Appraisal for Murder - First of the Jolie series
Jolie moves back to Ocean Alley and finds a body at her first day of
work. Ocean Alley may not be as peaceful as Jolie thought.  
11 Book Jolie Gentil Series
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. Jolie and friends' coffee shop hangout isn't the fun place
it's been. Someone has a dangerous secret.  (Temporarily on
Amazon only.)
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.)
Books 1-4 & 5-7 of the Jolie Gentil sites are sold as boxed sets on on BN.
From Newsprint to Footprints.
1st in the River's Edge series. The
pain of losing her job is nothing
compared to what Melanie finds
the first day at her new one.
Someone's wants people to think
she's a murderer. Soon she's
trying to protect herself and help
her friends, and rescuing a
bedraggled dog along the way.
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.
Demise of a Devious Neighbor
second River's Edge mystery.
When you pull up to your barn
and see someone pointing a gun,
it's not good. Melanie has to sort
out why someone she loves is
being framed for murder. But she
ends up in more trouble herself.
Finalist for 2017 Chanticleer
Mystery and Mayhem awards.
The Unexpected Resolution.     Weddings are fun -- but Jolie and Scoobie's
brings an unknown guest. And the need to resolve some troubled issues in
Scoobie's past.
This novella tells the story of a World War II vet and his family as
they face life's transitions -- a story told with humor and grace.
Order at    Also in paperback
Underground in Ocean Alley. A missing teen, murdered nurse, and unpopular plans
for a huge resort. Add three-year-old twins and Aunt Madge running for mayor.
(Only in paperback on BN -- for now.)
River's Edge Series
After her father's brutal murder, Corozón, her
mother, and little brother Pico leave Honduras to
seek asylum in the U.S. Instead of being helped,
they are separated. Will the two little pawns ever
be reunited with their mother? Strong character
voices tell a deep story in this short piece.
Paperback  and   Nook