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Little Grey Cells (Book 2 Mysterious Ink Bookstore series) RELEASES DECEMBER 31, 2020
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During renovations to her inherited house, Margie Hansen, library science graduate, discovers a suitcase with several items, including a wedding album, a baby's bonnet, and a rare manuscript. Who hid them there? And why? And where did two people and a newborn disappear to?
The Game is Afoot (Book 1 of Mysterious Ink Bookstore series)
When Great-Aunt Rosella calls, everybody comes running. But by the time Carly Turnquist, forensic accountant, and her now adult granddaughter Margie Henson arrive, Rosella is dead. Follow Carly on her absolutely final case as she mentors Margie into the finer art of solving a murder.
A Pink Lady Thanksgiving (Thanksgiving Books & Blessings Collection)
When Kate and Tom start their new life together in Oregon City, Oregon, they soon learn their past isn't as far behind them as they'd hoped.
A Nurse for Caleb (Nursing the Heart Collection) -- Tessa graduates from nursing school and accepts a position at the Amana Colony. Her favorite patient is a young boy suffering from severe asthma, whose mother died of the same illness. His widower father is stern and aloof -- can Tessa reach his heart and heal his wounds, too?
Kate (Prairie Roses Collection 2020)
Based on the historical stagecoach robbery in September 1878 near Deadwood, Dakota Territory, of the Homestake Mine, by the legendary Lame Johnny gang.
Kate Benton, daughter of a saloon floozy, runs away, straight into the arms of Tom McBride, fleeing from his outlaw brother’s past. Can these two, damaged and labeled by life experiences, tear down the walls of guilt and mistrust that separate them with God’s help? Or are they destined to remain alone forever?
Risk Management (Book 12 of By the Numbers series)
In this final installment of Carly Turnquist, forensic accountant, join her as she delves into mysteries from the jungles of Peru while trying to help a sometimes friend solve a local mystery in Bear Cove, Maine.
Bella and the Friendship Sled -- a sweet fully-illustrated story of three friends who overcome many obstacles to achieve their goals and dreams. Suitable for 2nd to 5th graders, and the child in all of us.
Silent Partner -- An Alaskan Cruise is the trip of a lifetime, and Carly is looking forward to leaving her sleuthing cap at home. But a series of strange conversations between strangers on board, a missing Faberge egg, and then a body in a bulkhead means there is more going on than meets the eye. Can Carly identify the thief and the killer--or will she find herself adrift on a too-small iceberg heading sourth?
A Deadly Dissolution -- The total lunar eclipse of October 2004 leaves more than Bear Cove, Maine, in the dark. The town’s newly-elected mayor, Walter Akerman, hires Carly to audit the town’s books but is then caught in a compromising situation with his secretary Evie Mack. A journalist in town to cover the eclipse turns up dead. Tom and Sarah’s adopted son Bradley comes to stay overnight to see the eclipse, then goes missing on a walk in town. When Mike’s car is in a serious wreck which the police say is an accident, Carly thinks somebody is trying to send her a message to stay away. How can she solve all these mysteries while not completely wearing herself to a frazzle?
Petty Cash -- Can Carly enjoy a peaceful vacation on Cape Cod, or will a local ghostly legend and a murder keep her too busy to notice what else is going on around her?
Kelsey the Christmas Tree, by Gary Vargo, is a sweet story of believing in yourself when it seems impossible. Full color, great for reading aloud or with.
In Search of Christmas Past, by Leeann Betts. Can Grace and Luke solve the clues in her grandmother’s scavenger hunt and uncover the truth about their real feelings, or will the tension and their differences in goals and faith drive them apart?
The Mystery of Christmas Inn, Colorado by Donna Schlachter. Can Matthew find a reason to go on living, and can Edith find someone who wants her for herself, before their Christmas Inn refuge is closed and they are forced to continue their search elsewhere, alone?
Christmas Under the Stars by Donna Schlachter. Edie Meredith and Tom Aitken head for California to start their new separate lives while suspicious ‘accidents’ plague their journey. Is someone trying to keep them from reaching their destination? Or will misunderstanding and circumstances keep them apart?
Carly Turnquist, forensic accountant, responds to a call from her friend, Anne, who is in the middle of a nasty divorce, and travels to Wyoming to help find assets Anne thinks her husband has stolen. But the mystery begins before Carly even arrives when she sees a man thrown off a train. Except there’s no body. Husband Mike uncovers an illegal scam in a computer program he has been asked to upgrade, and then Anne is arrested for her ex’s murder. Can Carly figure out what’s going on, and why a strange couple is digging in Anne’s basement? Or will she disappear along with the artwork, coins, and money?
Jezebelle by HG Ferguson: a gothic horror set in the back country of Alabama, where the line between legend and fact is dulled, and where monsters still live.
The Physics of Love: an unredeemable woman; a boy-child who simply wants to be loved; and a man-child seeking answers to his past.
Broke, Busted, and Disgusted: book 5 in Carly Turnquist's cozy mystery series-- a wealthy widow friend is being courted by a shady character who may just be after her money; Mike's last client is having trouble with breaches of computer security and blaming it on Mike; Mike and Carly's bank accounts are emptied and their credit cards maxed out--but they didn't spend the money. As a result, Carly loses her top-secret classification required to work for the State Prosecutor. Is somebody trying to ruin them? Or is this simply a case of identity theft?
Second Chances and Second Cups by Donna Schlachter -- a collection of short stories certain to warm your heart as you read about second chances from a God of second...and third...and fourth chances.
Counting the Days: a 31-day devotional for accountants, bookkeepers, and financial folk by Leeann Betts
No Accounting for Murder by Leeann Betts -- first in a series; Carly Turnquist, forensic accountant, is up to her ears in mysteries--embezzled money, a secret development in her town, and an evasive mayor who goes missing and then turns up dead.
There Was a Crooked Man by Leeann Betts -- Book 2. Carly Turnquist, forensic accountant, joins husband Mike on a working vacation -- working for Mike, vacation for her. But she can't turn off her nose for mysteries, and soon uncovers two murders, missing ranch stock, and a message in a Bible.
Unbalanced by Leeann Betts: book
three in the series. Carly Turnquist, forensic accountant, finds herself
trying to solve a bank robbery that nobody else in town claims to have
seen. When her brother-in-law turns up suddenly and disappears just as
suddenly, leaving his son behind, her life is thrown into turmoil. And
why would anybody want to stop her son's wedding?
Five and Twenty Blackbirds by Leeann Betts: book four in the series. Mike's 25th college reunion turns anything but congenial, and if Carly and Mike don't find the killer, they may end up wearing lead boots in the Agua Fria River, too.
Nuggets of Writing Gold by Leeann Betts and Donna Schlachter -- a compilation of essays and articles on many aspects of writing that will prove helpful and encouraging to writers of all levels.
Broken Dreams, Mended Heart: 21 days to the spiritual healing you've always wanted by Donna Schlachter
Broken Dreams, Mended Marriage: 21 days to the marriage you've always wanted by Donna Schlachter
I Do -- Again: a 30-day devotional for couples in their second or subsequent marriage by Patrick and Donna Schlachter
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