April Fool Dead
Morrow, April 2002, 23.95, 320 pp.
Max and Annie Darling live on the island of Broward's Rock off the coast of South Carolina. Annie is a type A personality who believes in the work ethic while Max is a charming and rich individual whose definition of work is golf, tennis and sex. In the case of this husband and wife team opposites attract and work together well especially when they are involved in a homicide investigation ... Death of the Party
Morrow, Apr 2005, 23.95, 304 pp.
Britt Barlow lives on Golden Silk Island, a private place belonging to billionaire Jeremiah Addison, taking care of her sister who is dying of cancer. In the early morning hours, she hears a thump and sees Jeremiah at the bottom of the stairs, dead after falling over a trip wire. Someone on the island murdered him but with her sister dying she covers up the crime making it look like an accident s... Engaged to Die
Morrow, Mar 2003, 23.95, 311 pp.
Wealthy Nathaniel Neville shocked his two children and their spouses when he married his nurse and later left her with the estate when he died. His wife Virginia promised the irate foursome that they would be her heirs, but that vow seems shaky now. Virginia apparently has fallen in love with artist Jake O'Neill. At the opening of her new gallery in Broward's'Rock, South Carolina, Virginia anno... Letter From Home
Berkley, Oct 2003, 22.95, 272 pp.
In a small Oklahoma town during the summer of 1949 Gretchen Gilman left her innocence behind and saw the world as it actually was. She keeps busy working in her grandmother's cafe in the early mornings before rushing to work as a reporter for the local paper the Gazette.
After the police left Faye Tatum's place following somebody called in a complaint, Gretchen and her friend Barb, Faye's daug...
Murder Walks the Plank
Morrow, Feb 2004, 23.95, 304 pp.
On the barrier island of Broward's Rock off the coast of South Carolina is the Death on Demand Mystery Bookstore owned and operated by Annie Darling. She is sponsoring a mystery cruise with the proceeds donated to the Island Literacy Fund. On the night of the cruise, things are going smoothly until Pamela Potts falls into the water. Annie's husband Max jumps into the water to rescue her but late... Murder Walks The Plank: A Death on Demand Mystery
In this novel the main character Annie Darling, owns a bookstore specializes in mystery novels called Death on Demand. Other books in this series have featured Darling as the mystery solver by working together with husband Max to find solution to the multiple murders.
The novel starts off when Darling's bookstore has chartered a yacht and the guests are called to solve a fake mystery while on board but soon the fake mystery turns into reality wh... Resort To Murder
Morrow, Apr 2001, 24.95, 294 pp.
Though she prefers to remain home, septuagenarian Henrie O recovers from pneumonia at a beautiful Bermuda resort. Actually Henrie accompanies her two grandchildren at the request of her daughter as they attend their father's wedding to the beautiful but needy Connor.
The bridegroom Lloyd Drake looks forward to his second marriage festivities. Unfortunately his oldest child Diana disli... Sugarplum Dead
Christmas is a time for families. Wealthy, aging movie queen Marguerite Dumaney Ladson brings her extended family together in order to inform them that she is giving all of her money to a new-age spiritualist. This announcement leads to a murder in the family. Meanwhile Annie Darling, owner of the Death on Demand bookstore, is stunned when her father whom she has not seen in twenty five years suddenly reappears. When she learns that he has been charged w...