By Deborah Sharp
Mama's fixin' to get hitched to Husband #5. yet first, she coerces her daughter, Mace, to saddle up for a few country-gal bonding at the Florida Cracker path. The trek takes a dangerous flip whilst Lawton Bramble—wealthy rancher and one-time beau of Mama's—keels over in his Cow Hunter Chili.
Lawton had a horde of enemies and a famously undesirable ticker. may well a grudge-wielding rival have "spiced" the cattleman's chow? With (or might be regardless of) the aid of her sisters and her attractive ex-beau, Detective Martinez, Mace units out to corral a low-down varmint who is decided to kill again.
◊ NBC's Today express from November four, 2008
◊ "Mayor's publication Talk" from January 14, 2009
◊ NBC6 "South Florida Today." from July 17, 2009
◊ NBC's this present day exhibit from August four, 2009
◊ WJXT-TV from November 17, 2009
Acclaim for Mama Does Time, the 1st
Mace Bauer Mystery:
"A funny, touching mirrored image on familial love and politics."
"Native Floridian Deborah Sharp's acute comedian timing and certain perceptions of outdated Florida sparkle in her energetic debut . . . hugely entertaining."—Oline H. Cogdill, South Florida Sun-Sentinel
"Who knew who-dun-it wouldn't in simple terms continue you guessing—but have you ever guffawing! Deborah Sharp is the recent Edna Buchanan."
—Hoda Kotb, NBC Today Show co-anchor
By Laura Levine
A gal with a major Ben & jerry's behavior and credit together with a tome entitled "I used to be Henry Kissinger's intercourse Slave" cannot have enough money to be too choosy approximately employment possibilities. So while Beverly Hills socialite Sue Ellen Kingsley deals Jaine megabucks to ghostwrite a booklet of hostess counsel, it is time to sharpen the #2s. So what if Jaine has to take dictation from a rail-thin girl of rest in a bubble tub? delight does not feed the cat and the doubtful facet advantage of this actual activity is an up-close, own view of the amorous exploits of Hollywood's ladies-who-lunch. the one brilliant spot is sixteen-year-old Heidi, a woman after Jaine's personal center. Shy, obese, and oppressed by means of her step-mother, Sue Ellen, Heidi might use a chum up to Jaine might use an best friend. yet every thing brief circuits whilst Jaine unearths Sue Ellen floating face down in her bathtub, fried by way of her personal blow dryer. Peroxided suspects abound, together with a really deepest masseuse, a jealous nurse, a former online game convey hostess...even a closet blonde with a shocking mystery. considered one of them is hiding a murderous center in the back of dear highlights, and laine's out to reveal the killer's darkish roots. simply because blondes have adequate enjoyable with out getting away with murder...
By Lou Jane Temple
The knives are out!Heaven Lee-- proprietress extraordinaire of Kansas City's celebrated Cafe Heaven-- knew she needed to watch her again at Aspen's gossipy actual Dish meals pageant. however it wasn't till the saucy cook dinner stumbled around the battered physique of 1 of the simplest Chef contestants that she discovered how lethal the contest may be.Every June, 5 thousand gourmands from around the globe assemble within the stylish inn city of Aspen, sipping wine within the pristine mountain air as 5 big name cooks conflict for the easiest Chef identify. whilst the rivals begin to drop, there is a bountiful offer of suspects. The intrepid Heaven discovers ratings to settle, Hollywood goals, and outright malice prior to ensuring a vicious killer will get their simply deserts!
By Stephanie Barron
It is with a heavy middle that Jane Austen takes up a brand new place of abode at Chawton Cottage in Hampshire. Secretly mourning the misplaced love of her lifestyles, she's surprised to benefit that the past due Lord Harold Trowbridge has made her inheritor to a unprecedented bequest: a Bengal chest full of his diaries, letters, and so much intimate correspondence. From those, Jane is predicted to put in writing a memoir of the Gentleman Rogue for posterity. yet sooner than she will be able to placed pen to paper in this exertions of affection, she discovers a corpse within the cellar of her new home.
The useless guy used to be a standard laborer, and a next coroner's exam indicates he was once murdered in other places and transported to Chawton Cottage. abruptly Jane and her family members are thrust into the heart of a brewing scandal during this provincial village that does not take kindly to outsiders in general—and to Austens in particular.
And simply as Jane glimpses a connection among the homicide and the shattering fact hid someplace in Lord Harold's papers, violent demise moves another unsuspecting vicitim. without warning there are suspects and factors in all places Jane looks—local burglaries, thwarted passions, would-be knights, and individuals of the royal kin itself who wish Lord Harold hushed . . . even in demise. because the story of 1 man's illustrious lifestyles unfolds—a existence that runs a parallel path to the heritage of 2 continents—Jane races opposed to time to seize a crafty killer prior to extra blameless lives are taken. yet her decision to guard Lord Harold's legacy might targeted the most expensive rate of all: her personal life.
Jane and His Lordship's Legacy is historic suspense writing at its very most interesting, graced with perception, conception, and unusual intelligence of its singular heroine in a secret that may attempt the mettle of her brain and center.
By Merline Lovelace
From america this present day bestselling writer of all of the unsuitable strikes whilst army device lady USAF Lieutenant Samantha Spade checks the most recent experimental goggles, she spots a sniper aiming for Sergeant Diane Roth. The assailant is taken out-but the high-level research is simply starting.
By Deb Baker
For Gretchen Birch, her mom Caroline, and her aunt Nina, doll gathering is a relations affair. they could disagree on different issues, but if it involves dolls, they percentage a keenness for the main beautiful (and dear) creations in background. yet they've got by no means imagined that doll amassing may perhaps motivate foul play.