My Books

I like to encourage people to buy books from independent bookstores, but I realize that for many people the convenience of online shopping is important. So, you can order my books online (both print and ebooks) by using these links. Also available for Nook readers.

Biscuit McKee Mysteries:

  Orange as Marmalade click here – introduces Biscuit (the librarian) and Marmalade (the library cat)



 Yellow as Legal Pads click here – Biscuit & Bob go on their honeymoon to Savannah, but never make it into the city because Bob is accidentally poisoned



 Green as a Garden Hose click here – Was it suicide, or was it murder?




 Blue as Blue Jeans click here – Sam and Easton return to Martinsville and set the town on end



 Indigo as an Iris click here – a kidnapping gone horribly awry




 Violet as an Amethyst – Opening Sentence:   It was a dark and stormy night, dammit.



 Gray as Ashes – anger and arson

Coming Soon: White as Ice – summer 2017


Stand-alone Mystery:

Slaying Song RPS Photo A Slaying Song Tonight click here – set during the 1930s, newspaper reporter interviews a serial killer – and gets more story than she bargained for.


ScotShop Mysteries:

AWeeMurderInMyShop       A Wee Murder in My Shop – ScotShop owner Peggy Winn heads off to Scotland on a buying trip, and acquires a 14th-century ghost in the process. The two of them discover Peggy’s ex-boyfriend’s dead body. Great Scot!




A Wee Dose of Death – Being thrust into the 21st century hasn’t been easy for Dirk, Peggy’s ghostly friend. Infant, she’s been getting on Peggy’s nerves after all these months of togetherness. And they have to deal with a dead body in a deserted mountainside cabin.



Cover - A_Wee_Homicide_in_the_Hotel_1      A Wee Homicide in the Hotel – It’s Highland Festival time in Hamelin, but one of the old-time favorites of the festival doesn’t show up for the first event. His dog (a Scottie, of course) plays major part in the solution of this mystery, almost getting Peggy killed in the process.


Front Cover - From the Tip of My Pen  From the Tip of My Pen: a workbook for writers click here – practical advice and exercises to help you increase your ability to use the English language effectively in your fiction-writing.