Book List:10 titles
  • Richard Barth departs from his popular series featuring elderly sleuth Margaret Binton to introduce Dr. Samuel Garvey, the best and most daring roller coaster designer in the country, and to take his readers on the ride of their lives. Garvey is now ...


  • buddy is knifed in front of his apartment, seventy-two-year-old sleuth Margaret Binton takes the case and soon discovers that his death was no mere act of random violence. By the author of Furnished for Murder. ...


  • Indefinitely suspended from the New York police, Costas Agonomou takes a job as a security guard in a small Brooklyn Catholic college and becomes a reluctant detective when a college professor is found murdered....


  • Westchester furniture salesman Leo Perkins enlists the aid of eccentric Polish chess master Jakob Barzeny when Perkins suddenly becomes a suspect in the murder of flamboyant piano teacher Harmon Parrish, who has been playing around with the wealthy m...


  • It's that rarity of rarities--a white boarder with a baby at New York City hospital who is still up for adoption. And Margaret, smitten with him, immediately sets wheels turning to become his foster mother. Her elderly cronies on upper roadway feel t...


  • To celebrate winning a sleek new camper in a church lottery, septuagenarian sleuth Margaret Binton invites her friends Berdie, Sid, and Durso to share a winter vacation in warm, beautiful Miami. The Miami they find, however, is a district of dreary n...




  • It's a lovely garden, this formerly desolate lot off Broadway, now burgeoning with the healthy green of growing things. Too bad the kindly old Puerto Rican man who had started it wouldn't be there for the harvest. Luiz is dead, mysteriously and fa...






  • When a bag lady is found murdered with one thousand dollars stuffed in her shoes, undercover cop Sergeant Schaeffer recruits an elderly local resident to disguise herself as a bag lady in hopes of solving the mystery...