Book List:15 titles

  • After 20 silent years, a mother speaks. What does she say?Rendered mute and unmoving by schizophrenia, Charlotte Vogel hasn’t said a word in two decades. When a new medication returns her voice and she begins to walk, talk and even dance, her famil...


  • There's nothing like a couple’s counselor hearing her new fiancé might be her half-brother to ruin their engagement party. And now our counselor has to find out if the hereditary allegations are true…...


  • Vegetarian-entrepreneur-amateur sleuth "Kate Jasper and her crew of Marin County's most lovable loonies are back" (Publishers Weekly) in a new mystery in the national bestselling series. This time, Kate's new husband is caught in a support group that...


  • Deeply in love, Kate and longtime sweetheart Wayne Caruso finally tie the knot. But not everything is coming up roses. Deer have ravaged their garden--and when they attend a support group to cope with the antlered intruders, things go from bad to wor...


  • Kate Jasper is starting to believe that she is karmically impaired. It seems that every time she's in a room with a small group of people, she ends up face-to-face with a dead body. When Kate confides her concern to her friend Barbara, a psychic, Bar...


  • At a bookstore reading that features throe authors--and an only slightly larger number of audience members--Kate is surprised to see one of the participants, the elegant Shayla Greenfree, slump over in her chair. Kate's a bit bored herself...but fall...


  • Kate Jasper and her fiance Wayne Caruso are witnessing an underwater wedding -- not as guests, but as students. They're taking a class called "Create Your Own Wedding Ritual"... but the lighthearted outing turns dark when self-help guru Sam Skyler ta...


  • At a barbecue reuniting the Class of '68, Kate Jasper finds that Sid Semling, master prankster, is just as obnoxious as he was in school. He pinches the women, insults the men, and programs Kate's pinball machine to spew offensive comments. But no on...






  • Soon after she joins a writers' group, its most disagreeable member is found dead at his word processor, and Kate Jasper must use her skills of observation to get the background story on the group's members...


  • A BITTER BREW Kate Jasper loves Wayne Caruso. So she agrees to attend his family reunion--even though it means spending time with his abrasive mother, her UFO-obsessed roommate, and an assortment of dysfunctional relatives. Kate feels like she's s...


  • MIXED GREEN MURDER Kate Jasper's been on the edge ever since her significant other's meddling mother moved in. So she decides that getting out of the house for a vegetarian cooking class will be good for her mental and physical health. Then one of th...


  • Kate Jasper, Marin County, California's own organically grown amateur sleuth, returns in this third mystery in the series. Everyone in Marin County has a hot tub, or so it seems. In Murder Most Mellow , Kate hosts a human potential group meeting in ...


  • Kate Jasper, Marin County, California's own organically grown amateur sleuth, is back in this second mystery in the series. The good news in The Last Resort is that Kate has finally divorced her husband, Craig, and is enjoying a platonic friendship ...


  • BODY OF EVIDENCE In Kate Jasper's offbeat, totally California lifestyle, there's no such thing as "routine"--a routine visit to her chiropractor, for example, leads to cold-blooded murder when a dead body turns up on the examining table. There are...