Deena Sharpe is a baby boomer on a mission. She's retired from teaching and looking for a challenge. Little does she know her super sleuthing skills are about to be put to the test. Get this fun set of three cozy mysteries now.
A happy holiday turns into a silent night when the Christmas party hostess ends up dead at the bottom of the stairs. Did she fall, or was there something more sinister behind her quick descent? Deena Sharpe is not only a party guest, but her brother is smitten with the deceased's daughter. When Deena is asked to get to the bottom of the untimely death, she must keep her wits and help her brother stave off the rival for his new girlfriend's affections.
Former teacher turned reporter Deena Sharpe craves more adventure than covering dull city council meetings in the small town of Maycroft, Texas. But when she follows a hunch to investigate a story lead, she finds a dead woman strangled by a knitted scarf and becomes suspect number one. To make matters worse, a new psychic in town has residents on edge. Strange happenings multiply as quickly as the list of murder suspects, and Deena finds herself with more adventure than she had bargained for. No pedicure is too painful and no dumpster is too deep as Deena seeks to unveil the killer before anyone else gets hurt.
When a famous author agrees to teach a writing course at the library, amateur sleuth Deena Sharpe eagerly signs up. But on the second day of class, the author's wife dies in a car crash, and the police suspect foul play. Is it a hoax to teach his students about plotting a murder mystery? Not likely. Deena dives into the investigation when a friend is accused of the crime. With her brother's help, she must clear their friend's name and stay out of trouble with the town's newest detective. As if that weren't enough, it's her husband's birthday, and her pushy mother-in-law is coming to town.