Sherry mae stanton cutler and her housemates—a crafty group of retirees who’ve dubbed themselves the Silver Six. But when sherry mae’s niece, Nixy, arrives to keep them in line, Lilyvale also plays host to a killer. But the trouble Nixy finds in Lilyvale is not at all what she expects. When leslee stanton “nixy” nix gets the latest call from Lilyvale detective Eric Shoar, she knows it means trouble.
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Paint the Town Dead A Silver Six Mystery Book 2Berkley #ad - Now it’s up to nixy and the silver Six to use their melons to find the killer—before someone else gets painted out of the picture. But keeping up with her retired aunt Sherry and her troublemaking housemates—collectively known as the Silver Six—has proven to be as exciting as it is exasperating.
From the national bestselling author of A Crime of Poison comes the second mystery starring the crafty and cantankerous Silver Six. Leslee stanton nix—aka “nixy”—thought moving to small-town Lilyvale, Arkansas, would be about as thrilling as watching paint dry. Doralee’s spirit gets squashed when her ex-husband crashes the class with his new fiancée, but things really get messy when the bride-to-be later turns up dead.
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A Crime of Poison A Silver Six Mystery Book 3Berkley #ad - The silver six are known for their arts and crafts—but they’re about to be tested in the art of catching a crafty killer. It’s early october, time for the Fall Folk Art Festival and Bake Sale in Lilyvale, Arkansas. Two members of the silver six are accused of cooking up a murder plot, but Nixy knows that the cookies weren’t literally to die for.
Every business along the town square will benefit from the event, including the craft store run by Leslee Stanton Nix—aka Nixy—and the Silver Six, a group of retirees. With time running out, Nixy and company must catch the actual killer. Before the silver Six find their number permanently reduced to four.
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Death by Committee An Abby McCree Mystery Book 1Kensington Books #ad - But other loose ends appear after her elderly Aunt Sybil passes away, leaving Abby to tend to a rundown estate, complete with a slobbery Mastiff of questionable pedigree and a sexy tenant who growls more than the dog. While navigating a busy social calendar and rediscovering the art of quilting, she launches an investigation of her own to clear Aunt Sybil’s name and catch the true culprit.
When abby mccree suddenly inherits her favorite relative’s property in small town Snowberry Creek, Washington, she soon realizes that the ramshackle home comes with strings attached—one of which is tied to a dead body!After a rough divorce, Abby McCree only wants to stitch up her life and move on.
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Pruning the Dead A Garden Squad Mystery Book 1Kensington Books #ad - But as a murder mystery blooms in the sleepy new england town, can a green thumb weed out a killer? With hundreds flocking to her inaugural garden party, meticulous Lilly Jayne hasn’t left a single petal out of place. The real surprise comes days later—when Merilee is found dead in a pile of mulch.
Merilee lives for trouble, shoves a guest into the koi pond, so no one is surprised after she drinks too much, and gets escorted off the property. But the picture-perfect gathering turns unruly upon the arrival of Merilee Frank, Lilly’s ex-husband’s catty third wife. Post-retirement aches and pains can’t prevent sixty-five-year-old Lilly Jayne from keeping the most manicured garden in Goosebush, Massachusetts.
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It seems that sam culbert, had some juicy secrets that soon prove fatal, who ran the farm while Jeff was deployed overseas, and Jeff is ripe for the picking as a prime suspect. Forming an uneasy alliance with her high-maintenance stepmother, Monica has her hands full trying to save the farm while searching for a killer.
Murder at Harbor Village A Cleo Mack Mystery Book 1Lyrical Press #ad - But someone in this picture-perfect coastal town is burning the candle at both ends. It seems an ideal place to make new friends and rediscover life. Touted as “the nicest town in the world, ” Fairhope is home to an eclectic community of retirees. Now she must rely on her well-honed people skills to uncover a killer in a place where short-term memory isn’t what it used to be, and age is just a number.
. It’s love at first sight when Cleo arrives in Fairhope, Alabama, after taking early retirement from her longtime position as professor of social work. When the victim turns out to be the unpopular director of senior living, Cleo is named acting director. And if cleo keeps snooping around, her number may soon be up.
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Scotched A Liss MacCrimmon Mystery Book 5Kensington Books #ad - But when a reviewer with a grudge takes a swan dive off a scenic lookout, Liss discovers the crime scene bonanza a bit too real. Liss maccrimmon, purveyor of all things plaid at the Moosetookalook Scottish Emporium in Maine, can't wait to cozy up to the town's first annual mystery book conference. With a conference full of potential suspects--from a famous actress-turned-bestselling author to her power-broker agent, to an overextended events coordinator with plenty to hide--it will take a killer instinct to figure out which writer belongs in the true crime section.
. A delightful new series. Dorothy cannell on Kilt Dead. Before the murderer pens The End for another innocent victim. Praise for the Liss MacCrimmon Mysteries!"Enjoyable. Vivid descriptions of Maine during mud season and a quirky cast of characters lift this cozy. Publishers weekly on Scone Cold Dead"High-kicking fun with characters as colorful as the tartans.
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The Body in the Attic A Jazzi Zanders Mystery Book 1Lyrical Press #ad - House-flipper jazzi Zanders and her cousin Jerod have found their latest project. But with surprises lurking in every nook and cranny, a killer might be waiting to demolish her dreams for good. Tests confirm that the bones belong to Jazzi’s aunt Lynda, who everyone assumed moved to New York years ago after breaking up with Cal.
. Soon enough, the whole family is involved, sifting through memories and rumors as they try to piece together what really happened to Lynda—and the baby she gave up for adoption. In between investigating and remodeling, Jazzi is falling for the old house’s charms—and for her gorgeous contractor, Ansel.
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Dying for Strawberries A Berry Basket Mystery Book 1Kensington Books #ad - But unfortunately for Marlee, Oriole Point is muddled with secrets of its own. When she discovers a dead body while searching for Natasha, Marlee realizes she’ll have to foil a killer’s plot herself—before the past permanently stains her future. Strawberry picking at its finest. Dying for Strawberries has it all.
Delicious small town ambience, tasty cast of characters, and a plot so satisfying you'll want to return for another serving of the Berry Basket Mysteries. Gail oust, author of the spice shop mysteries “whoever said small town life is dull never visited Oriole Point, Michigan! Marlee Jacob has enough humor and pluck to keep her lakeside town happily complicated for years to come.
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Much has changed for marlee Jacob since she returned to Oriole Point, Michigan, three years ago. Then an unknown person nearly kills her on the night of the Bash. Dying for strawberries boasts a charming setting, a feisty heroine, and a smart mystery. Next the seediest man in town threatens to crush her business.
Peaches And Screams A Savannah Reid Mystery Book 7Kensington Books #ad - Mckevett also delivers a surprise ending with panache--the clues are there!" --Publishers Weekly"A luscious heroine, humor, and down-home characters. Library Journal. But when she learns that the ornery old geezer had more enemies than Marietta's had husbands, Savannah is convinced that her brother's been framed.
Shaking the patterson family tree nets Savannah an assortment of embittered ex-wives, spurned mistresses, and illegitimate offspring--but no real leads. Plus-sized private eye savannah reid is about to discover the answer to that age-old question: What could be worse than going back home to the Deep South in the height of August humidity? It's going home to a wedding--not your own--without a ring on your finger or a date on your arm.
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