Book List in Order:13 titles

  • Even before he was named Grand Master for Lifetime Achievement by the Mystery Writers of America, Edgar Award-winning author Robert B. Parker had assumed the mantle of dean of American crime fiction.Taking his place beside Dashiell Hammett, Raymond C...


  • American transplant Simon Kirby-Jones has made a home for himself in the small English village of Snupperton-Mumsley, and--much to the chagrin of the local constabulary--a name for himself as a sometime sleuth. A writer by day and vampire perpetually...


  • For Andy Carpenter, graduate school is stressful enough without adding romantic complications and dead bodies to the mix. First, Andy has to contend with the presence of Rob Hayward, a new student in the history PhD program. He thought Rob was out of...


  • in Death Dines In

    CLAUDIA BISHOP AND DEAN JAMES invite you to dine in. There's murder on the menu... Main Course: Sixteen short stories Side Dishes: Sixteen all -- new recipes and author interviews Sink your teeth into these delicacies from today's masters of ...


  • Not everyone can claim both Hercule Poirot and Nancy Drew as inspiration. Of course, not everyone is a vampire sleuth from the States who pulled up stakes to live in a small English village. Even the eccentric denizens of Snupperton Mumsely might be ...


  • Featuring stories by Kit Ehrman, Tamera Huber, Sandra Cerow Leonard,¬†Elaine Munsch, Beverle Graves Myers, P. J. Robertson, Brenda Stewart, and Laura Young, this collection¬†explores a world of danger and deceit against the backdrop of fast horses, b...


  • Simon Kirby-Jones is not your typical British sleuth. Probably because he's an American, southern born and bred and...dead. A vampire comfortably ensconced in the English village of Snupperton Mumsley, Simon has kept his discerning neighbors in the d...


  • He's Poirot without a pulse. Holmes without a heartbeat. England has found itself a new sleuth to call its own, but Simon Kirby-Jones is not only a vampire, he's an American to boot. He's pulled up stakes in the States to settle in the quaint English...


  • Recently retired from teaching high school English for nearly forty years, Ernestine Carpenter freely admits that she's more than a bit nosy. She is also good at solving problems, and she's let it be known, amongst her many friends and relatives, tha...






  • Maggie McLendon should be at home in Houston, studying for her Ph.D. qualifying exams, but a letter from her great aunt arrives, bearing bad news. Maggie's grandfather, Henry McLendon, whom she has never met, is seriously ill in Jackson, Mississippi....


  • While Alison butts heads with co-worker Amanda over Amanda's budding romance with Alison's housemate, Billy, Rhonda contemplates canceling her upcoming wedding to Mr. Right and Jane and Michael struggle to hold onto their marriage. Original....


  • REACHING FOR A DREAM... and working hard to make it happen. Young, ambitious and talented, the residents of Melrose Place have what it takes...even if the going gets tough along the way. Alison Parker -- Creative and upfront, will her integrity b...