These stories highlight cold-blooded cop killing and civilian justice gone awry, murder staged as an overdose on New Orleans’ streets, and the discovery of a party girl’s body in her own gaudy pool. Not for the faint of heart, these hard-as-nails mystery novels chronicle three celebrated female sleuths at their most thick-skinned–and will leave readers steeped in realism… and shivering.
The Worst Noel
The holiday season should be a time for peace, love, and joy. But for Lilly Carlsen, this Christmas is murder. On the busiest shopping day of the year, Lilly opens her jewelry shop only to discover that it’s been burglarized. And then … she trips over the body. Talk about a Black Friday. When a second victim turns up, Lilly finds herself squarely in the crosshairs of suspicion. The clock is ticking as Lilly tries to unwrap the mystery of the real killer’s identity.
A Chase of Phantoms
Unfortunately, long live the Queen didn’t manifest when the Renaissance fair comes to town. Hi, I’m Cora and along with my Nana, father Ben and most of the town….well, we be witchy. Most of the town that is, except for some mundane folks who think the magical backstory is all folklore. Joke’s on them. But to keep ourselves under the radar, we mainly mind our p’s and q’s. Most of the time.