Book List:18 titles
  • The votes are in! Eccentric seventy-something Vivian Borne -- elected county sheriff, to everyone’s amazement but her own -- springs into action. In her new role, the community playhouse diva appoints daughter Brandy reluctant deputy and makes thei...


  • Deck the halls with murder... To Brandy Borne and her ditzy diva mother, homicide in small-town Serenity is the gift that keeps on taking. But murder turns merry as Brandy and Vivian gather collectible clues in a wintry workshop, seek the grinch who...


  • Spring lassos small-town Serenity, as Brandy Borne’s crime-bustin’ mama Vivian hatches a harebrained scheme to run for county sheriff -- ropin’ in her daughter to join the rodeo as campaign manager. As the two-woman posse tracks down voters at ...


  • With their reality TV series, Antiques Sleuths, Brandy Borne and her quaintly kooky mother, Vivian, have a real hit on their hands. But another “hit” enters the picture, after a rival bidder becomes a one-woman show at their televised auctions --...


  • Joyce Lackey’s career has spiraled out of control, landing her an early -- and humiliating -- retirement. Destitute and alone, Joyce grows increasingly suicidal, until she receives a mysterious offer from X-Gen Agency. The corporation claims it...


  • Brandy Borne's exceedingly eccentric mother, Vivian, has been invited to perform her one-woman interpretation of "the Scottish play" (sometimes called Macbeth)--with different hats for different characters--at the neighboring town of Old York's annua...


  • A Trash ‘n’ Treasures Mystery E-Book Exclusive!   “One of the funniest cozy series going.” —Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine   Hey Santa, get a clue . . .   Baby, it’s cold outside at small-town Serenity’s annual Holiday Stroll festivit...


  • It happened at Serenity's swap meet, right after Brandy Borne and her ever-more-eccentric mother Vivian finished shooting the pilot for their very own TV show, Antiques Sleuths. Brandy just, well, lost her balance and fell ... into the helpful arms o...


  • During the dress rehearsal for small-town Serenity’s festive Christmas play, star Madeline de Morlaye topples over -- on stage! -- after a bite of prop pastry. Since the frosty actress had earned plenty of enemies through her offstage dramatics, th...






  • Brandy Borne and her drama-queen mom, Vivian, take their antiques show on the road, for an off-Broadway farce mixing mirth and murder. A world away from small-town Serenity, the ditsy duo--chaperoned by their trusty shih tzu, Sushi--arrive in the Big...


  • Ho Ho Homicide The Christmas rush is on as Brandy Borne and her quaintly quirky mother, Vivian, sniff out plum collectibles for resale, only to find the owner of a Santa's workshop worth of treasures has received some deadly tidings. It’s beginn...


  • The quaint Midwestern town of Serenity is about to hit the small screen. Brandy Borne and her dramatically ditzy mother, Vivian, will be starring in Antique Sleuths, a reality TV show based on the duo’s antiquarian adventures -- and their troubling...


  • Autumn has descended on Serenity, that quiet, cozy town nestled in the crook of the mighty Mississippi River -- or, one might say, with crooks. For the rain and fog have also brought an undercurrent of chaos -- and it's not just because the fall colo...


  • The dog days of summer have come to Serenity, that quaint little Midwestern town tucked cozily into a bend of the mighty Mississippi River. As temperatures rise and days get longer, somebody's temper erupts...into cold-blooded murder! Brandy Borne...


  • Spring has sprung a major leak in small town Serenity, as the Mississippi River drops in for an extended stay. With hundreds of homes and dozens of business flooded, how better to help the cozy town get back to normal than staging a city-wide church ...


  • As the Christmas season gets into full swing in the Mississippi River town of Serenity, Brandy Borne finds herself in the midst of holiday mayhem when an old flame of her mother's becomes a victim of Yuletide homicide. Brandy and Mother set out to un...


  • After her impossible-but-adorable mother quits the local theater group, Brandy Borne has a brilliant idea for beeping Mother out of trouble: open their own booth at the new antiques mall in town. But things turn grim when a body is found between the ...


  • Determined to make a new start in her quaint hometown on the banks of the Mississippi, Brandy Borne never dreams she'll become the prime suspect in a murder case... Moving back in with her eccentric, larger-than-life mother, Brandy Borne finds sma...