Book List in Order:5 titles

  • FEBRUARY, 1946: NEWPORT, KENTUCKY... Dubbed "Little Mexico", this once seedy little river town is now the gambling Mecca of America. She’s bursting with a wide assortment of characters: high rollers and two-bit hoods, mobsters and celebrities, p...


  • It’s 1943 and Newport, Kentucky (aka Little Mexico) is the bawdiest spot in America. Dozens of illegal casinos and brothels line the major thoroughfares of this outlaw hideaway just across the Ohio River from Cincinnati, providing entertainment for...


  • Series protagonist Kate Cavanaugh (Beat a Rotten Egg to the Punch), a Cincinnati-area caterer by trade and sleuth by avocation, happens to be onboard a riverboat for a private gambling party when its host, controversial developer Victor Lloyd, meets ...



  • Kate Cavanaugh -- single, forty-three year old breast cancer survivor, heir to the Crown Chili fortune, and one of Cincinnati's favorite gourmet caterers -- finds herself embroiled in the mysterious death of her friend, the local Restaurant Criti...