Book List:47 titles

  • *100% of all proceeds will be donated to Good Fortune Farm Refuge which will help animals receive medical treatment and loving homes.Elizabeth Maslow is an educated woman living in the isolated town of 1920’s Mission, Alabama. She’s defied the to...


  • Berta and Bob Henderson have plenty of love for their children—and enough even for a foster child. When Annie, a young amnesiac found wandering the streets of a nearby city, comes into their home, bad things begin to happen.Mimi Bosarge, the live-i...


  • The next charming mystery from Carolyn Haines featuring spunky southern private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney. Dr. Frank Hafner is an archeologist working on excavating a new-found Native American temple site in the Mississippi Delta. He's ...


  • CATS, COTTON, AND…MURDER—The worlds of Sarah Booth Delaney’s Zinnia, Mississippi and Trouble, the black cat detective, collide in this fast-paced tale of high stakes cotton research, abduction, and murder.Trouble, the Sherlockian feline, falls ...


  • Christmas comes to Zinnia, Mississippi―Sarah Booth Delaney must solve a case as the holiday approaches, in this new cozy mystery from Carolyn Haines. Christmas is just around the corner and Sarah Booth and Tinkie are preparing for a festive holi...


  • EVEN THE DEAD WANT REVENGE! Cliburn Plantation is a ruin. Cursed by a voodoo priestess because of the cruelty of Ezekiel Cliburn, it’s home to the ghosts of Haitian mourners, slaves, river pirates, and tragedy. When Jitty, the resident ghost of Da...


  • Zinnia, Mississippi is rife with quirky characters, but the arrival of three sister witches―and their intention to open a Wiccan boarding school―sets the small town on its ear. And bodies begin to accumulate as a result. Faith, Hope, and Charity ...


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    Waverley Mansion, a unique and lovely antebellum home in northeast Mississippi, offers the most dangerous challenge yet to Raissa James and her partner in the Pluto’s Snitch private detective agency. They specialize in hauntings, possessions, and t...






  • BLOOD IS THICKER... Sometimes a unique talent is inherited—and such is the case for Trouble, son of Familiar the black cat detective. Trouble’s rather indolent life in the sleepy town of Wetumpka, Alabama is upended when a serial killer arrives ...


  • Raissa James not only sees the dead but she’s caught the ears of the living -- especially now that she’s solved her first case. Word of Pluto’s Snitch, her private-investigation agency specializing in the occult, has spread far and wide. It’s...


  • Private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney and her friends are celebrating New Year’s Eve at the party of the year, a smashing Winter Garden party at the Prince Albert Hotel. It’s a dazzling success … until Frangelica “Sister” McFee walks thr...


  • In GURU BONES, beloved author Carolyn Haines returns to Zinnia, Mississippi, in a short mystery that will delight fans and new readers alike. Southern-belle-turned-PI Sarah Booth Delaney is unenthusiastic at best when her friends rope her into attend...


  • As a young woman widowed by World War I, Raissa James is no stranger to ghosts. But when an invitation arrives from Caoin House, her uncle’s estate in Mobile, Alabama, she’s finally ready to cast off the shadows of her past. And what better way t...


  • Sarah Booth Delaney knows the perfect way to begin recovering from both the recent attack on Scott Hampton’s blues club and her broken heart. She’s going to host a Thanksgiving feast for all of her friends at her ancestral home in Zinnia, Mississ...


  • Jingle Bones, an e-original Christmas story featuring Mississippi PI Sarah Booth Delaney, offers all the Southern charm and zany adventure Carolyn Haines's fans have come to expect--and more.Sarah Booth just wants the perfect Christmas holiday. E...


  • Sarah Booth Delaney is heartbroken: her fiancé Graf Milieu has decided to move to Hollywood permanently, leaving their relationship in shambles. Sarah Booth has a perfect distraction, however, in the form of the Black and Orange Halloween ball her b...



  • Christmas is six days away—and Sarah Booth Delaney has her hands full! To honor a group of international investors, Shaw, Mississippi, resurrects the old custom of drifting miniature, lighted Christmas floats down Silver Bayou. The Italian delega...


  • Sarah Booth Delaney’s fiancé, Graf Milieu, has become depressed while recovering from a severe leg injury, but Sarah Booth knows just how to help him heal. She’s arranged a romantic getaway for the two of them at a lovely beach cottage on Dauphi...


  • From award-winning author Carolyn Haines comes a charming story starring feisty Southern belle and private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney. Sarah Booth just wants to help her fiancé recover from a leg wound in peace...Until, that is, an ex-porn ...


  • A young graduate student travels to Walden Pond expecting to find inspiration in the quiet solitude but instead finds something eerie and malevolent living deliberately in Thoreau's woods. When graduate student Aine Cahill uncovers a journal prov...


  • Professor Olive Twist has come to Zinnia, Mississippi to study a mysterious grave wherein lies the Lady in Red, a perfectly preserved and stunningly beautiful but unnamed and unclaimed body. Olive claims she can not only identify the corpse, she can ...


  • Riding instructor Connor Tremaine returns to her home ground in Mobile, Alabama and ends up married to Clay Sumner, a charismatic politician. On the surface, this is an ideal life, but Connor discovers that things are not as they appear in Clay's wor...


  • Despite the wishes of her overprotective fiancé, Sarah Booth Delaney can’t give up her detective work, no matter how dangerous it becomes. It’s too much a part of her. On this case, avoiding danger might be impossible -- she’s on the trail of ...


  • Shop Talk is a madcap adventure that explores sibling rivalry, romantic love, the passion of a group of desperate writers, the dark designs of the CIA, alien DNA, beefalos, Nazis, and spontaneous combustion - all in the coastal town of Biloxi, Missis...


  • In the deep quiet of the South Dakota wilderness, a killer is on the loose. The victims are poachers and professional hunters. Their skinned and beheaded corpses are left hanging upside down. Rookie Criss County Deputy Rachel Redmond, a young woman w...








  • In the midst of a cook-off at a posh spa, southern PI Sarah Booth Delaney gets embroiled in a juicy murder in the latest mystery from Carolyn Haines For many years Jitty, Dahlia House's resident ghost, has dreamed that Sarah Booth Delaney would have ...


  • Hollywood actress Sarah Booth Delaney returns to her Southern hometown to perform some serious sleuthing in this often hilarious, occasionally steamy, and always charming novel from Carolyn Haines. Sarah is no stranger to drama. So when this talente...


  • Carolyn Haines's delightful Southern series heads out west when Sarah Booth Delaney lands a lead in a sultry Hollywood film and an even hotter mystery. It's time for Sarah Booth to pack up her hound dog and her P. . business and take a shot at stard...


  • When a decades-old mass grave near a notorious Biloxi nightclub is unearthed, reporter Carson Lynch is among the first on the scene. The remains of five women lie within, each one buried with a bridal veil--and without her ring finger. Onc...


  • in Many Bloody Returns

    Includes an original Sookie Stackhouse story"Clever...entertaining... excellent"(Library Journal) original vampire stories by Charlaine Harris, Jim Butcher, Kelley Armstrong, and more.From cakes to stakes, a celebration of everyone's favorite bloodsu...


  • Carolyn Haines's Southern Belle mysteries kick sleuthing up a notch with Sarah Booth Delaney, the sassiest heroine this side of the Mississippi... Displaced from its New Orleans venue, a red-hot touring production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is openi...


  • With Penumbra, Carolyn Haines branched out from the cozy Southern mysteries that made her name and into more serious territory. With her next literary crime novel, she moves to 1944 New Iberia, Louisiana, where Henri Bastion, a wealthy plantation own...


  • Wickedly witty and full of more dirt than a debutante's diary, the mysteries of Carolyn Haines bring the southern Delta to roaring, rollicking life... Intrepid P.I. Sarah Booth Delaney has been known to single- handedly save her family's Mississip...


  • Jade Dupree is a beautician and an undertaker's assistant with a gift for smoothing the ravages of death from the faces of her clientele. But her strange talent isn't the only thing that sets her apart from the townspeople of tiny Drexel, Mississippi...


  • Dixon Sinclair arrives in Jexville, Mississippi, the town of her forebears, to find solace, stop drinking, and rebuild her life after her father's murder. As the new publisher of the weekly newspaper and a second-generation journalist, she's determin...


  • A CASE OF MIRACLES, MAYHEM, AND MURDER Doreen Mallory is beautiful, mysterious -- and claims to have the gift of healing. But why couldn't she save her own daughter, who died mysteriously at ten weeks? Convinced of Doreen's guilt, local law is askin...


  • Sarah Booth Delaney is no ordinary P.I. A born-and-bred Mississippi belle, she struggles to hold on to her family's plantation and keeps up a running conversation with the ghost of her great-great-grandmother's nanny, a busybody who decks herself out...


  • She may be a Mississippi belle, but Sarah Booth Delaney is no pampered daddy's girl. Unwed and over thirty, Sarah has her own set of problems--like coping with regular hauntings by her great-great-grandmother's nanny, a busybody of a ghost who's set ...


  • Private investigation isn't on the list of a southern belle's most desirable accomplishments--but it's saved Sarah Booth Delaney's Delta homestead. Now all she has to cope with is its bossy antebellum ghost who is determined to save Sarah--from spins...


  • Meet Sarah Booth Delaney... an unconventional southern belle whose knack for uncovering the truth is about to make her the hottest detective in Zinnia, Mississippi ... if it doesn't make her the deadest. No self-respecting lady would allow hersel...


  • The Deep South never gets any deeper than 1920s Jexville, Mississippi, of Carolyn Haines' novel Touched. Dirt poor Mattie is the arranged bride of the town's barber Elikah, who is prone to deliver vicious beatings to his young wife. When a little gir...


  • The security and comfort of life on Kali Oka Road in rural Mississippi is altered forever with the arrival of the Blood of the Redeemers Church and the mysterious Nadine Andrews. Bekkah Rich, a headstrong and impulsive 13-year-old with a passion for ...


  • Returning to the East Coast, riding instructor Connor Tremaine marries Clay Sumner, a charismatic politician who may not be telling all he knows about his first wife's death....