Lexie Starr, a widowed library assistant, accidently discovers her new son-in-law, Clay Pitt, may be guilty of murdering his first wife.
Then Lexie's daughter, Wendy, is abducted.
Vowing to bring Wendy home and unravel the truth about Clay, Lexie comes face-to-face with Clay’s psychotic mother, a foul-mouthed parrot, a bad-tempered detective, a feisty old B&B proprietor, and a potential suitor.
At the Grand Opening of Stone Van Patten's new B&B, the local Historical Society's soon-to-be inaugurated new president, Horatio Prescott III, is found murdered in the inn's grandest suite.
Much to Van Patten's chagrin, Lexie, a widowed library assistant, decides to aid in the investigation.
Despite several foiled attempts made on her own life by the killer, Lexie manages to save herself, uncover the perpetrator and rescue several abducted kakapo parrots in the process.
"The Lexie Starr mysteries are fast-paced, complex… and have just the right hint of romance." ~Jill Churchill, author of the Jane Jeffry and Grace and Favor series
Lexie Starr, a widowed library assistant, converts her boyfriend's B&B into a haunted house for Halloween.
But when a young college student is found truly dead in the makeshift coffin in the parlor, the Alexandria Inn has a second murder on the books.
Fearing for her boyfriend's business, Lexie sets out to solve the murder on her own.
It seems every suspect has an ax to grind with the victim, until Lexie's determination and impulsiveness turns up the real killer. Now she has to prove it before becoming the coffin's next occupant.
"I love Lexie Starr. She can get into more trouble... Jeanne Glidewell's books always make me laugh!"
~Alice Duncan, author of the Angels, Spirits, and Pecos Valley series
Lexie Starr, a 50-year-old widowed library assistant, fell in love with Stone Van Patten while helping him run his B&B.
Now, ten days before the wedding, all heck breaks loose when the pastor is found murdered. Not wanting to postpone the wedding, or look insensitive, Lexie launches her own investigation, breaks her wrist and gets herself and her best friend in a life-or-death situation or two.
But can she solve the case and make it down the aisle to wed the man who stole her heart?
"Fast and funny... you won't be able to put down this humorous whodunit." ~Alice Duncan, author of Daisy Gumm Majesty mysteries
Author proceeds from the sale of this 29,000 word novella are donated directly to Toys for Tots. Thank you for your generous support.
Lexie Starr, the 50-year-old co-owner of a B&B, adopts a local military family struggling to make ends meet at Christmas while the father serves in Afghanistan.
Soon collection bins are overflowing with toys, food, and household items for the Allens, so Lexie expands her cause to the Marine Corps Toys for Tots program.
Then the most expensive toys go missing and Lexie is determined to bring the holiday-cheer-stealing grinch to justice... until she meets him.
Foreword by Sgt. Dominique G. Yost, USMC, Toys for Tots Coordinator, Leavenworth, Kansas
"Lexie's sly, tongue-in-cheek sense of humor provides plenty of laugh-out-loud moments." –Booklist on Leave No Stone Unturned
Lexie Starr, the 50-year-old, newly married co-owner of a B&B, needs something to keep her busy during the off-season. Filling in for the head librarian, Bertha Duckworthy, seems the perfect choice.
Until she finds "Ducky" hanged from the library's rafters.
The police rule the death as a suicide, but Lexie disagrees. Determined to obtain justice for "Ducky", Lexie finds herself in the killer's crosshairs. But with characteristic persistence and armed with caffeine, Lexie is determined to prevail.
"Jeanne Glidewell's mysteries are fast-paced, complex, and have just the right hint of romance." ~Jill Churchill, author of the Jane Jeffrey and Grace and Favor mystery series.
On their first wedding anniversary, Lexie Starr is surprised by her husband, Stone, with a family RV'ing vacation to Cheyenne, Wyoming, during the annual Frontier Days celebration.
While there, Lexie and her daughter, Wendy, overhear a heated conversation between the park's owner and the egotistical Fanny Finch, a bestselling author penning an unauthorized tell-all book. When Fanny is discovered dead, Lexie launches her own impromptu investigation.
As every question proves that more than one Cozy Camping RV'er has it in for Fanny, one point becomes clear: the sarcastic and patronizing detective leading the investigation has his eye on the wrong person.
PRAISE FOR The Lexie Starr Mystery Series:
"Glidewell maintains a rapidly paced story line that dramatically builds tension, while her narrator Lexie's sly, tongue-in-cheek sense of humor provides plenty of laugh-out-loud moments." ~Booklist
"Jeanne Glidewell's mysteries are fast-paced, complex – and have just the right hint of romance." ~Jill Churchill, author of the Jane Jeffry and Grace and Favor mystery series.
Full-time RVers, Rip and Rapella Ripple, are headed to Rockdale, Missouri, in their old travel trailer (aka The Chartreuse Caboose) to attend a friend's surprise birthday party. But surprise quickly turns to shock when a party guest is found murdered and Lexie Starr, a friend of the Ripples, is hauled off to jail as suspect number one.
Determined to exonerate Lexie, the Ripples put the Chartreuse Caboose in park and their investigating tactics in drive. But more than a simple frame-up is afoot when the victim's stepfather, who is also the local Police Chief, ignores the Ripple's findings.
"Glidewell succeeds in maintaining a rapidly paced story line that dramatically builds tension, while her tongue-in-cheek sense of humor provides plenty of laugh-out-loud moments." –Booklist on Leave No Stone Unturned
Senior citizens and full-time RVers, Rip and Rapella Ripple are spending the holidays with daughter Regina, in their hometown of Rockport, TX. When Regina's new husband, Milo Moore, becomes a suspect in an off-shore harpooning homicide, the Ripples set out to exonerate him.
But proving Milo didn't harpoon his best friend and business partner, Cooper Claypool—with Claypool's spear-gun while out poaching red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico—is more challenging than the Ripples anticipated.
"Jeanne Glidewell's mysteries are fast-paced, complex – and have just the right hint of romance." ~ Jill Churchill, author of the Grace and Favor Mystery Series
Visiting Wyoming's Rest 'n Peace RV Park, senior citizens and full-time RVers Rip and Rapella Ripple are intent on winning a wildlife photo contest. But while trying to snap the perfect nature photo, Rapella's game camera captures the truth behind the RV park owner's mysterious death.
Now Rip and Rapella are knee-deep in their own investigation, and on the trail of poachers illegally trapping bears in the Bighorn National Forest.
On a sunny Kansas afternoon, six-year-old Skylar Robbins experiences her first flashback and claims to have once been Radha Joshi, a young woman who lived in India.
As Skylar's nightmares and flashbacks worsen, her child-psychologist and past-life regressonist are convinced Skylar is recalling a genuine former lifetime with a tragic end.
Hoping to find relief for their daughter and to patch up their marriage, Zoe and Trey leave everything behind for Bombay.
In India, the situation intensifies as the truth about Radha’s disappearance and mysterious death unravels.
"...suspense with intricate plotting, creative flashbacks, a touch of mystery and romance. A memorable read." ~Publishers Weekly
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