Death Is A Cabaret
Berkley, Nov 2001, 5.99, 240 pp.
Former FBI agent Jeff Talbot used to work cases involving stolen antiquities for the agency. Now he supplements his retirement income by working as a picker who visits estate and yard sales to purchase collectibles and antiquities for a select group of storeowners and other clients. His only unfulfilled wish is that his beloved wife Sheila would accompany him on his ventures, but agoraphobia... The Weedless Widow
Berkley, Oct 2002, 5.99, 208 pp.
Ex FBI agent Jeff Talbot is very content with being an antique dealer, buying “treasures” at yard sales and homes where the residents are leaving. He sells them back to collectors and stores that specialize in such items. This weekend he's leaving business behind and meeting with old friends to fish and play poker. Before Jeff reaches the cabin, he finds his friend Bill Rhodes murdered in his fi...