Happy New Year and happy release day for my latest mystery, Murder of a Good Man! Okay, all you Betsy fans, I’d like to introduce you to Nora Alexander. She’s a striking redhead who just found her way into Texas with a letter from her mother. This series takes place in East Texas so there will be plenty of gumbo, oil wells and of course a murder mystery to solve. I hope you enjoy it! We worked very hard on this one, and I’d like to say a quick thanks to my agent Dawn Dowdle, and the talented editors Jennifer and Catherine who worked so hard on the book!
When Nora Alexander drives into Piney Woods, Texas, to fulfill her dying mother’s last wish, she has no idea what awaits her. First she is run off the road, then the sealed letter she delivers turns out to be a scathing rebuke to the town’s most beloved citizen and favored candidate for Piney Woods Pioneer: Adam Brockwell. Next thing you know, Adam has been murdered in a nasty knife attack. Suspicion instantly falls on Nora, one of the last people to see him alive. After all, everyone in Piney Woods loved him. Or did they? Turns out Nora’s mother had a complicated past she never shared with her daughter.
Told not to leave town by Tuck the flirty sheriff, Nora finds a job with Tuck’s Aunt Marty trying to get the rundown Tunie Hotel back in the black. The old hotel was Piney Woods’ heart and soul in its heyday as an oil boomtown. Now the secrets it harbors may be the key to getting Nora off the hook. She’s going to need to solve the mystery quickly to avoid arrest, or worse: becoming the killer’s next victim.
Book 1 in the Piney Woods Mystery series.
And Congratulations to Shelley who won my December Giveaway for an ecopy of Till Dirt Do Us Part!!