Sixty-six year old Gertie Johnson and cohorts Cora Mae and Kitty have a knack for stirring up trouble in what was once a quiet backwoods community in the heart of the Michigan Upper Peninsula. Three humorous novella adventures with the trio: MURDER BITES THE BULLET *note: this story was also incl...
Ages 9 and UpRobin Daniels has a gripe with life. She doesn’t want to be a American Indian living in a white world.She doesn’t want to listen to any more of her mother’s stories about where she came from and who she is.Robin has spent her entire life running away from who she is, and she feel...
Doll restorer Gretchen Birch and the other Phoenix Dollers can hardly wait to open their doll museum. But when an out-of-town doll maker meets her own maker, the Dollers' dream come true will soon prove more of a nightmare... All's well in Phoenix -- Gretchen's business is thriving, she's dating a...
A Yooper Mystery - 3
In her third Yooper mystery (as in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, or U.P.), Baker's lively protagonist, Gertie Johnson, is minding her own business, standing in line at the bank when it gets robbed. From her position on the floor, Gertie watches as a gunman on the roof of a nearby building shoots...
Doll restoration artist Gretchen Birch answers an invitation to a party at an unfamiliar dollhouse shop--and winds up in the thick of a murder mystery of miniature proportions. Now she must rally the help of her fellow Phoenix Dollers Club members who share an obsession with all things small... ...
Doll restoration artist Gretchen Birch has found a new circle of friends in the Phoenix Dollers Club members. They share a passion for dolls that goes way beyond children's toys -- to the most fascinating creations in history. And as Gretchen soon discovers, every doll has a story to tell... Gretc...
A Yooper Mystery - 2
On opening day of bear hunting season in Michigans Upper Peninsula, a game warden is murdered right under Little Donnys tree stand. Little Donny disappears into the backwoods, forcing sixty-six year old Gertie to use her unique investigative techniques to find her favorite grandson. Gerties search ...
For Gretchen Birch, her mother, Caroline, and her aunt, Nina, doll collecting is a family affair. They may disagree on other things, but when it comes to dolls, they share a passion that goes way beyond children's toys--to the most exquisite (and expensive) creations in history. Caroline Birch. ...
A Yooper Mystery - 1
When her neighbor is shot and killed in his hunting blind, sixty-six-year-old widow Gertie Johnson seizes the opportunity to move on with her life by investigating his death. Gertie is abetted (and hindered) by her grandson Little Donny, man-hungry best friend Cora Mae, and word-of-the-day challeng...