Book List:13 titles
  • Last one standing is the winner  . . .   The holiday season has arrived and bookkeeper/amateur sleuth, Sophie “Phee” Kimball, would love nothing more than to enjoy the comforts of her new home with her detective boyfriend near Arizona’s Sun C...


  • Can Norrie stop a murderer’s reign of terroir? The descent of winter on the Finger Lakes means it’s time for the Wine Trail Association’s Chocolate and Wine Extravaganza. Unfortunately, for screenwriter-turned-reluctant vintner, Norrie Ellingt...




  • A view to a kiln … Sophie “Phee” Kimball enjoys working as a bookkeeper for a private investigator. If only her mother Harriet could enjoy her retirement at Sun City West in Arizona—instead of constantly getting involved with retirees being...


  • There’s a lot of noir surrounding this rare pinot. As the vineyards in Seneca Lake, New York, prepare for the seasonal “Deck the Halls Around the Lake” festivities, someone is determined to keep pinot noir off the wine list. Hijacked trucks ...


  • Bowled over... Sophie “Phee” Kimball is getting dragged into the drama again at her mom’s Arizona retirement community. A new board member wants to get rid of two golf courses and replace them with eco-friendly parks, and some of the residents...


  • Finding a murderer requires 100% proof. In Seneca Lake, New York, Norrie Ellington’s Two Witches Winery has been selected by the local vintner community to host the annual Federweisser, a celebration of the season’s first fermentation of whit...


  • Still kicking herself in the pants for ever getting married in the first place, twenty-something crime statistician Marcie Rayner does a turnaround. She divorces her philandering husband and trades her desk job in St. Paul, Minnesota, for a temporary...






  • Casting suspicion... Sophie “Phee” Kimball wants to get some work done at her private investigation company in Arizona -- and she’s distracted already by her old crush, who’s arriving from Minnesota to join the staff. The last thing she need...


  • A deadly search for sour grapes... Norrie Ellington is a successful screenwriter living in New York City. She’s also been a silent partner for her family’s winery upstate -- until her sister and brother-in-law take a year-long sabbatical. Wit...


  • She’s handling a bridezilla -- and hunting a killer... Moving from Minnesota to Arizona was a big change for Sophie “Phee” Kimball. She’s much closer to her mother’s retirement community now -- which can drive her a little crazy, but at...


  • Never judge a book by its cover... Sophie “Phee” Kimball is not a cop. She’s a divorced, middle-aged mom who works as an account clerk for the police department in a small city in Minnesota. But her retired mother, Harriet Plunkett, is convi...