Authors: Laura Benedict, Carolyn Haines, Greg Herren, Michelle Broussard Honick, Eve Osborne, Fran Roberts, Nancy Sartor, Maggie Toussaint, Lisa Wysocky, Claire Matturro, and Jaden Terrell.
The Trouble books are a multi-author coalition published by KaliOka Press with each mystery novel featuring Trouble, the black cat detective. All the full-length mysteries are available in e-format and print.
The voice of Trouble in this anthology is provided by Jaden Terrell, a Shamus Award finalist and the internationally published author of the Nashville-based Jared McKean mysteries. She is a contributor to the Killer Nashville Noir: Coldblooded anthology and to Now Write! Mysteries, a collection of writing exercises published by Tarcher/Penguin for writers of crime fiction. A recipient of the 2016 Killer Nashville Builder Award and the 2009 Magnolia Award for service to the Southeastern Chapter of Mystery Writers of America, Jaden is a former special education teacher with thirty years of experience as a teacher and trainer. She is a writing coach, workshop leader, developmental/content editor, and ghostwriter.
Trumpet of Death by Cynthia Riggs
Sticks and Bones by Carolyn Haines
Murderous Mayhem at Honeychurch Hall by Hannah Dennison
Love & Death in Burgundy by Susan C. Shea
Your Killin' Heart by Peggy O'Neal Peden
Gone Gull by Donna Andrews
Dog Dish of Doom by E.J. Copperman
Enforcing the Paw by Diane Kelly
Cat About Town by Cate Conte
A Crime of Passion Fruit by Ellie Alexander
In The Necklace Affair, Captain Lacey agrees to help a society matron discover what has become of her expensive diamond necklace and to clear her maid, who has been arrested for its theft. Lady Clifford declares that the rival for her husband's affections has stolen the necklace, but Lacey soon realizes that the problem is not so simple. He quickly becomes enmeshed in scandal and past secrets, and recruits Grenville and Lady Breckenridge to assist him. As he investigates, he finds himself competing with the underworld criminal, James Denis, for the necklace's retrieval.
In The Gentleman's Walking Stick, Captain Lacey is asked to retrieve a walking stick, which embroils him in an affair of theft, deception, and betrayal.
In The Disappearance of Miss Sarah Oswald, Lacey hunts for a missing young woman, learning more about a family's sordid secrets than he wanted to know.
Events in these stories occur between the end of The Sudbury School Murders and the beginning of A Body in Berkeley Square.
Sister’s latest book is a memoir about the death of her mother and brother many years ago. Now, a film about the book is in the works, and a film crew has descended upon Zinnia, Mississippi, to tell the complete tale. The film crew soon realizes there may be more to the story than meets the eye—or is told in Sister’s memoir—and they hire Sarah Booth to discover the absolute truth about those deaths so many years ago. But Sarah Booth quickly realizes that someone is desperate to keep the truth hidden and will go to any lengths necessary to protect a long-held secret.
Carolyn Haines's next Sarah Booth Delaney novel, Sticks and Bones, is sure to delight series fans and newcomers alike.
Fran is anticipating her trip to Italy with Matty… until a precious diamond ring is stolen from the town’s jewelry store and an employee is murdered. Fran suspects the storeowner of insurance fraud, but what if she’s wrong? Would her life be at stake again if she butts in on another police investigation?
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Dander up, Zinnia's society ladies know only one way to handle Olive: they call on the private investigative services of Sarah Booth Delaney. But Olive's real agenda is clear as Mississippi mud, and when Sarah Booth discovers a present-day dead body, she knows there's more than just family pride and Southern heritage at stake. If she can't find the murderer and fast, it might just be Sarah Booth's life on the line next.
Carolyn Haines pulls out all the stops in Smarty Bones, the next charming, sassy, Southern-fried Sarah Booth Delaney mystery.
Southern gal Sarah Booth Delaney packs up her hound dog and her P.I. business and sets off for Hollywood to take a shot at stardom. But it's not long before rivalries flare, mysterious accidents occur, and the leading lady finds herself in some steamy tabloids without turning up in a single frame of film.
Sarah Booth is in Hollywood when she hears that her best friend's husband is on his deathbed back home in Mississippi-and he's not the only one. With the whole town in crisis, Sarah Booth drops everything to stop the outbreak and save the only place she's ever called home.
Sarah Booth is recovering from a personal tragedy at a posh spa, where there's a beauty contest/cook-off occurring. Sarah Booth finds watching the backbiting great fun-until the heated competition boils over, the top contender is poisoned, and the prime suspect hires Sarah Booth to clear her name.
From feuding scientists to ailing locals, there is no shortage of bad blood coursing through the little town of Zinnia, Mississippi, as Carolyn Haines's often steamy and always charming series turns equally intense in Greedy Bones.