The Dead Cat Bounce
  • Length:
    16 Books
  • First:
    September 1998
  • Latest:
    May 2013
  • Rating:

Series List in Order

Order Book Genre Date Rating
1 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
2 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
3 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
4 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
5 Amateur Sleuth / AS 5 Buy
6 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
7 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
8 Amateur Sleuth / AS 5 Buy
9 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy



10 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
11 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
12 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
13 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
14 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
15 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
16 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy

Book Descriptions for series: A Home Repair Is Homicide Mystery


  • Book - 1

    dead cat bounce n. Stock market jargon for a small, temporary rise in a stock's trading a sharp drop. THIS OLD DEATH TRAP Since she bought her rambling old fixer-upper of a house, Jacobia Tiptree has gotten used to finding things broken. But he...



  • Book - 2

    triple witch n. The expiration of three different kinds of stock the same day. REMODELING IS MURDER Jacobia Tiptree saved her sanity--and her son, Sam--the day she abandoned Wall Street for the seacoast village of Eastport, Maine. In her new home...



  • Book - 3

    DO-IT-YOURSELF KILLER FIXES SMALL-TOWN THUG For ex-Wall Streeter Jacobia Tiptree and her teenaged son, Sam, September promises tranquil days winter-proofing their rambling handyman's special of a home in Eastport, Maine. But there's nothing idyll...



  • Book - 4

    HOME REPAIR CAN BE MURDER Jacobia Tiptree and her teenage son are used to their Eastport, Maine, home attracting more than its share of houseguests. This year Jake is hoping the plaster dust will keep them away while she finally gets her gem of a ...



  • Book - 5

    Christmas is just weeks away, but what Jacobia "Jake" Tiptree discovers at Faye Anne Carmody's house is far from festive: a dazed Faye Anne covered with blood. Her no-good husband, Merle-Eastport's butcher and least-liked citizen--is nowhere in sight...



  • Book - 6

    It began with the mysterious disappearance of Eastport, Maine's snoopiest resident. Everyone is convinced the old busybody bolted out of town to escape her creditors--everyone except Jake and her best friend, Ellie. And just as Jake starts poking aro...



  • Book - 7

    Old Harlequin House is Eastport, Maine's most notorious landmark, once a hideout, hospital, and makeshift morgue for gangsters and their molls. Now Jake Tiptree and his friend Ellie White are refurbishing the mansion to host the local Historical Soci...



  • Book - 8

    When her new housekeeper starts receiving death threats, Jake Tiptree and her best friend Ellie White promise to check out the most likely culprit: the woman's ex-husband. Jim Diamond is an ex-con and a deadbeat, but he doesn't have a history of viol...



  • Book - 9

    Join the do-it-yourself enthusiast who mixes home repair tips and homicide when she discovers that her new dream house is built on a foundation of murder. COMPLETE WITH HOME REPAIR IS HOMICIDE REPAIR TIPS! Buying a beachfront fixer-upper in Eastpor...







  • Book - 10

    When Jacobia "Jake" Tiptree left behind her career on Wall Street for the charming town of Eastport, Maine, she expected a quiet life spent fixing up her 1823 Federal- style house. But there are skeletons in her closet that may prove beyond repair......



  • Book - 11

    Once upon a time, Jacobia "Jake" Tiptree was a hotshot money manager to Manhattan's rich and dreadful -- until she left city life behind for a centuries-old fixer-upper in the quaint seaside town of Eastport, Maine. But even this tiny haven has its h...



  • Book - 12

    Back in the day, Jacobia "Jake" Tiptree turned profits managing the fortunes of Manhattan's most fortunate. Then she fled the rat race for a stately old fixer-upper in easygoing Eastport, Maine. But now a rat from an even darker corner of Jake's past...



  • Book - 13

    Jacobia Jake Tiptree abandoned Wall Street to its bankruptcies and bailouts for a far more rewarding life fixing up an 1823 Federal-style house in Eastport, Maine. But in Sarah Graves's chilling new mystery thriller, Jake discovers that no matter wha...



  • Book - 14

    Jacobia "Jake" Tiptree is deep in her latest home improvement project -- repainting the porch of her lovingly restored house in Eastport, Maine -- when she notices the man repeatedly biking past her house. His face is unsettlingly familiar, but his c...



  • Book - 15

    Nobody knows the nuts and bolts of home repair quite like Jacobia "Jake" Tiptree, ex -- Wall Streeter turned proud owner of an 1823 Federal-style house in Eastport, Maine. But when a killer with a screw loose sets his sights on Jake, her newest renov...



  • Book - 16

    When it comes to home repair, Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree is a fervent wielder of power drills and paint brushes. And when catching criminals, she’s been known to really bring down the hammer. But when a shocking murder rocks the small town of East...