Book List:15 titles
  • From National Bestselling Author, Deb BakerA full-length uncensored hoot of a backwoods caper. Gertie Johnson is on cloud nine when Grandma Johnson goes away on a week-long outing. But after cohorts Cora Mae and Kitty fail their concealed carry class...


  • A short Christmas storyIt's the season to be jolly in the Michigan Upper Peninsula, and the Trouble Busters are looking forward to the annual holiday lull in crime solving. But Gertie's plan to relax inside her ice shanty and catch a few fish is blow...


  • 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...


  • Gertie Johnson has her hands full with her wily ninety-two-year-old mother-in-law, who is writing a secret guide to controlling husbands and using local stories as examples. When an old-timer goes missing and winds up right next to a dead body with t...


  • 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 entir...


  • Murder Trims the Tree is a Christmas novella (15,000 words)When Gertie and her cohorts decide to do their court-ordered community service at the local assisted living home during the Christmas season, they get more than they (plea) bargained for."A h...


  • When Finnish resident Harry Aho (sometimes pronounced A-hoe) takes a bullet at his kitchen table, Gertie Johnson suspects it has something to do with the public shooting range he set up right on the property line next to a Swede. The Trouble Busters ...


  • (Originally published as Ding Dong Dead)An anonymous donor. murder in a cemetery.a haunted house with hidden secrets. Someone's dream come true will soon prove more of a nightmare. Gretchen Birch better solve the mystery, or it'll be her and her frie...


  • 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 -...






  • 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...


  • 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 wh...


  • 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 di...


  • 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 techniqu...


  • 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 exp...


  • Gertie Johnson may be outspoken, distrustful of banks, and a quick draw with the pepper spray, but she hasn't lost her marbles. Her son Blaze, the sheriff in a backwoods community of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, is petitioning to become her legal guar...