As spring lassos small-town Serenity, Iowa, Brandy Borne’s crime-bustin’ mama, Vivian, hatches a harebrained scheme to run for county sheriff—ropin’ in her daughter as campaign manager. First stop: a local assisted-living home, the ideal place to round up some voters and some much-needed funds. But shortly after they snag a valuable donation, a signed photo of an old-timey cowboy actor, a massive explosion sends Brandy to the ER and the donor to the grave. Now the ditzy duo—aided by their clever shih tzu, Sushi—must lay down the law on a deadly renegade . . .
Praise for Barbara Allan and the Trash ‘n’ Treasures Mysteries
“A hilarious team of snoops.”—Joan Hess
“One of the funniest cozy series going.”—Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine
“The exploits of the ditzy heroines remain endlessly amusing.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Plenty of tongue-in-cheek humor.”—Library Journal
Includes Brandy Borne’s tips on white elephant sales!
About the author
BARBARA ALLAN is the joint pseudonym of acclaimed short story writer Barbara Collins (Too Many Tomcats) and her husband, New York Times bestselling novelist and Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Max Allan Collins (Road to Perdition). Their previous collaborations have included one son, a short story collection, and eleven novels. They live in Iowa in a house filled with trash and treasures. Learn more about them at www.maxallancollins.com and at www.barbaraallan.com.