Poe Baxter Books Series
Stitches in Crime
St. Marin’s Cozy Mystery Series
Publishable by Death
The last thing Harvey Beckett needs on opening day of her bookstore is a dead body.
All Harvey Beckett help the residents of St. Marin’s find the perfect book for that moment and snuggle with her hound dog Mayhem.But when the small, waterside town’s newest resident discovers the body of the community’s persnickety reporter in her bookshop storeroom just before her grand opening, Harvey can’t help trying to solve the crime, even when her curiosity puts her in danger.
The more Harvey learns about the town’s history – and the history of the gas station that’s become her bookstore – the more she understands that forgiveness is a hard thing to give . . . and receive.
Will Harvey and her friends be able to solve the murder of the town reporter without her becoming a victim herself?
Entitled To Kill
A dead dairy farmer, a family’s unkept secret, and an amateur sleuth on the case.
When bookstore owner Harvey Beckett wanders into the local farm-to-table shop, she isn’t expecting to stumble over the body of the neighborhood’s most-reviled farmer by the ice cream cooler. Harvey’s curiosity draws her to the man’s daughter, but soon, she finds herself embroiled in a family drama that is far more dangerous than Harvey ever imagined.
Will she be able to help Sheriff Tucker solve the case, or will her sleuthing get her killed instead?
Bound To Execute
The things Harvey Beckett doesn’t know about her neighbors could get her killed.
In the perfect days of early May, bookshop owner Harvey Beckett is looking forward to evenings of walking Mayhem, reading in the before bed, and maybe even enjoying a snuggle with her favorite mechanic.
But a meandering dog walk pushes pause on those plans when she and Mayhem stumble upon the body of the much-detested local bank manager. Harvey and her friends discover that there’s a lot going on behind the scenes in quiet St. Marin’s, a lot that people are hiding.
Can Harvey help, or will her helping only end up creating more trouble for everyone around her?
Plotted For Murder
She has always said if she was running, it’s because she was being chased. That’s never been more true.
It’s Autumn, bookstore owner Harvey Beckett’s favorite time of year, and she’s most excited about two things – her bookshop’s float in the annual Harvest Parade and pumpkin everything. But when her best friend Mart finds the body of her running coach and high school gym teacher behind the bleachers one fall morning, Harvey becomes enthralled in a mystery that uncovers their quaint town’s darkest secrets.
When Harvey’s curiosity gets the best of her, she and her pup Mayhem find that maybe there are just some secrets left undiscovered
Tome To Tomb
ST. MARIN’S COZY MYSTERY SERIES BOOK 5
A dead body in his lap is not what Santa wanted for Christmas.
The streets of St. Marin’s are decorated for Christmas, and Harvey Beckett has decided that she’ll host Santa Clause at her bookstore for the town, reviving a town’s long-standing tradition. But on the first day of the holiday season, a man stumbles into Santa’s lap and dies, threatening the holiday spirit . . . and bringing a slew of questions that Harvey can’t resist trying to answer.
Will Harvey’s queries land her, her friends – and their dogs – in a load of trouble?
Scripted To Slay
ST. MARIN’S COZY MYSTERY SERIES BOOK 6
It takes a special kind of person to hope a murder will lead to a romance.
But that’s exactly what Max, the owner of Chez Cuisine, thinks when Harvey Beckett, the object of his affection, gets herself into the thick of the investigation of a murder at his restaurant. Soon, Harvey is not only dodging his advances but also trying to figure out how exactly she got herself in so much trouble.
Can Harvey get it all together before the murderer strikes again?
Proof Of Death
ST. MARIN’S COZY MYSTERY SERIES BOOK 7
The murders in St. Marin’s Library’s mystery section just got very real.
When the local librarian is found dead among the stacks, the rumors about her reputation reach a fever pitch, but Harvey Beckett can’t let a fellow book-lover’s name be sullied. But when she drags her friends and her dogs into the investigation, she finds that it’s more than just rumors she has to contend with.
Will Harvey’s curiosity be the end of her this time?
Epilogue Of An Epitaph
ST. MARIN’S COZY MYSTERY SERIES BOOK 8
Everyone loves getting mail, but not when it’s clasped in someone’s cold, dead hands.
Harvey Beckett had heard tale of how the postmistress steams open people’s mail to feed her gossip-hungry customers, but when the postmistress is murder, Harvey learns that the mail carrier might have been doing more than passing along juicy details. Soon, Harvey and her father find themselves embroiled in hunt to find a killer, a quest that might stop her dad’s heart.
Can they find the truth amongst the tall tales without becoming legends themselves?
ST. MARIN’S COZY MYSTERY SERIES BOOK 9
Nail guns have always terrified Harvey Beckett, and now she knows why.
Harvey loves sharing the parking lot of her bookstore with the hardware store across the way, but when an unruly customer is killed in the lot one night, she begins to wonder if the men who own the store are responsible. A few inquiries and a bit of spying later, and Harvey and her best friend find themselves with nowhere to run.
Will the killer be caught before the two women are silenced forever?