Biggie and the Meddlesome Mailman
Set in the small town of Job's Crossing in rural Texas, twelve-year-old J.R. narrates the adventures of his grandmother, Miss Biggie.
Luther Abernathy, the town mailman, has the bad habit of knowing everyone's business and broadcasting it all over town. When Miss Biggie and J.R. find Luther's body in what seems to be a simple car accident, they determine from the evidence that there has been foul play.
J.R. keeps his eyes and ears open as he goes... Death Splits a Hair
Dunne, March 2005, 22.95, 224 pp.
In the small town of Post Oak, Texas, barber Joe Junior McBride is revered and respected by the townsfolk for his kindness to those less fortunate than himself. He adores his wife Marlene and her daughter Ashley and spoils his son Trey who is hateful to his stepmother and stepsister. The town is shocked when it is discovered that Joe Junior was killed in his very own home.
At first the sheri... Restored to Death
St. Martin's, Mar 2003, 23.95, 256 pp.
Post Oak, Texas is a very tiny town where everyone seems to know one another, even their darkest secrets. To the surprise of the locals, the single father of a teen, Judge Jackson Crain, is seeing a visiting outsider preservationist out in the open. However, the county magistrate, like everyone except one person, has no idea who strangled his sister-in-law Dora Hughes and a transient. Jac...