Book List in Order: 10 titles


  • Never bite the hand that feeds you....Unless that hand is trying to kill you.Summertime in the Adirondacks: the fish are biting, the hikers are trekking, the tourists are spending. All is well in Police Chief Frank Bennett's patch of paradise. Un...



  • How can one word upend a life? A series of setbacks has left adjunct college professor Roz Schmidt one blown tire away from total financial collapse.Then she lands her dream job as a full-time professor at a local college. Good-bye to robbing Peter t...



  • A reclusive heiress…a loyal servant…a mansion frozen in time. After her husband’s plane goes down in a WWII battle, a poor nurse becomes the wealthiest widow in town. And she never leaves her mansion for 70 years. When estate sale organizer Aud...



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    A dying invalid...a house full of treasures....a family haunted by tragedy. Mystery and heartbreak await estate sale organizer Audrey Nealon when she accepts a lucrative new job in a posh New Jersey town. Eager to settle their mother's estate and clo...



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    Small town charm. Big city evil.In a small Adirondack Mountain town, secrets are closely gaurded. And outsiders with crazy ideas are not welcome.So Police Chief Frank Bennett has his hands full when a group of environmental activists shows up in Trou...



  • Short mysteries. Big twists. The beauty of the Adirondack Mountains offers no protection from evil. Join Police Chief Frank Bennett as he investigates three puzzling crimes in idyllic Trout Run, NY. In “Chainsaw Nativity,” Frank’s relentless pu...



  • in Crimes by Moonlight

    An all-new mystery anthology edited and featuring a new story by #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris Nighttime is the perfect time for the perfect crime. #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris edits and contributes...



  • THE LAST RESORT North Country Academy is where desperate parents send their troubled teenagers when all else has failed. For remote Trout Run, New York, the school means good jobs, always scarce in the Adirondacks. But to Police Chief Frank Bennett,...



  • DECENT PEOPLE. DESPERATE MEASURES. The folks of remote, mountainous Trout Run, New York, are shocked when Mary Pat Sheehan's body is found in her crashed car. They're even more stunned when an autopsy reveals it wasn't the crash that killed her --...







  • The mountains guard their secrets.... The remote village of Trout Run lies inside New York State's vast Adirondack Park, a tiny community cloistered within deep forests and rugged mountains. You can drive for miles without seeing another soul -- s...


Complete Series List in Order

A Frank Bennett Adirondack Mystery

1) Take the Bait (Apr-2003)
2) Swallow the Hook (Mar-2004)
3) Blood Knot (Aug-2005)
4) Dead Drift (Dec-2013)