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Sarah Booth Delaney has moved back from NYC to her native Mississippi Delta in order to save her family home and get her life in order. It's very difficult when along with the house she has inherited a busybody ghost determined to marry Sarah Booth off-while Sarah is busy setting herself up as a PI and solve the murder of forgotten Southern literary hero, Lawrence Ambrose. Very fast paced and funny entertaining....
Delacorte, April 2003, 3.95, 395 pp.
The Mississippi Delta and her home Dahlia House are in Sara Booth's Delaney's blood. She will do almost anything in her power to keep them both, even work as a private detective. Almost anything excludes marrying a man from her social set and letting him take care of her even though Jitty, the ghost of her great great great grandmother nanny, wants the last Delaney married.
Sarah Booth is ...
Delacorte, Apr 2004, 23.95, 352 pp.
The Delaney Detective Agency moves into its new office in Zinnia, Mississippi. Owner Sarah Booth Delaney and her friend Tinkie Richmond are delighted with their new setting including a Kinky Friedman inspired red phone. They get a client right away when New Orleans based Sister Mary Magdalen hires Sarah to prove that healer Doreen Mallory did not kill her ten week old daughter Rebekah, who su...
Delcorte, March 2002, 24.95, 308 pp.
In Zinnia, Mississippi the old code of the south still reigns supreme. “Daddy's Girls”, those females who grow up the daughter of a rich man and learn all they can to marry a wealthy man are in plentiful supply. Sara Booth Delaney started life as a “Daddy's Girl” but when her parents died in a freak accident, she had to grow up in a hurry. Although she wants to keep the family estate o...