One sunny morning Los Angeles bookseller and aspiring mystery author Adrien English opens his front door to murder His old high school buddy and employee has been found stabbed to death in a back alley following a loud and very public argument with Adrien the previous evening Naturally the cops
For sixteen years reclusive mystery writer Christopher Kit Holmes enjoyed a very successful career, thanks to the popularity of elderly spinster sleuth, Miss Butterwith, and her ingenious cat, Mr Pinkerton But sales are down in everything but chick lit, and Christopher s new editor doesn t like
As if recovering from heart surgery beneath the gaze of his over protective family wasn t exasperating enough, someone keeps trying to break into Adrien English s bookstore What is this determined midnight intruder searching for When a half century old skeleton tumbles out of the wall in the midst
Gay bookseller and reluctant amateur sleuth Adrien English s writing career is suddenly taking off His first novel, Murder Will Out, has been optioned by notorious Hollywood actor Paul Kane But when murder makes an appearance at a dinner party, who should be called in but Adrien s former lover, ha
After bookstore clerk Angus flees following terrifying death threats, owner Adrien must contend with a mysterious Satanic cult, a hot and handsome university professor, and his on again off again relationship with closeted LAPD Homicide Detective Jake Riordan.
Alternate cover edition of ASIN B003U89S66 A crippling knee injury forced Elliot Mills to trade in his FBI badge for dusty chalkboards and bored college students Now a history professor at Puget Sound university, the former agent has put his old life behind him but it seems his old life isn t finis
Giving screwball mystery a whole deadly new meaning A murderous fall down icy stairs is nearly the death of Anna Hitchcock, the much beloved American Agatha Christie and Christopher Holmes s former mentor Anna s plea for him to host her annual winter writing retreat touches all Kit s sore spots t
Special Agent Jason West is seconded from the FBI Art Crime Team to temporarily partner with disgraced, legendary manhunter Sam Kennedy when it appears that Kennedy s most famous case, the capture and conviction of a serial killer known as The Huntsman, may actually have been a disastrous failure.
Sometimes the adventure chooses you Lover of fine poetry and lousy choose your own adventure novels, Professor Sebastian Swift was once the bad boy darling of the literati The only lines he does these days are Browning, Frost, and Cummings Even his relationship with the hot, handsome Wolfe Neck P