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.
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11 Book Jolie Gentil Series
Watch for the New Look of the Jolie Books
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.
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 box sets on on BN.
Books 1-4 are free!   Books 8-10 are now a BN Box set
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.
Falling Into Place (a 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.
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
River's Edge Series
The Twain Does Meet is a between the numbers book (specifically
between 10 and 11). It tells  the story of Jolie and Scoobie's life just after
their marriage. Not a mystery, but a very fun read.
The Logland Mysteries, set in small -town Illinois, are police
procedurals with a cozy feel. From murder in a diner to a funky You
can order at, or ask a store to order a copy.
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