Sharpe Shooter  – Cozy Suburbs Mystery Series, Book 1

SS front cover jpgThe Perry County Sheriff’s office has a problem on their hands. They found a skeleton in the closet…literally.
When they identify the man’s body 50 years after his disappearance, the family turns to their niece, Deena Sharpe, to uncover the truth about his murder.
Deena, a burned-out high school teacher, soon discovers that a mysterious author is about to implicate her dead uncle in his latest conspiracy theory.
She must channel her inner Lara Croft and Lois Lane to solve the puzzle and protect her family name. With the help of her off-beat brother and others from the cozy town of Maycroft, Texas, Deena takes on a quest that leads to more questions than answers.
Along the way, she discovers some truths about life and herself as well.  From antique shopping to car chases to ghosts in the night, life in the suburbs just got a lot more complicated.

Sharpe Edge – Cozy Suburbs Mystery Series, Book 2

SE with Red title If Deena Sharpe had known she would soon be investigating another death, she might have skipped Christmas altogether. Buoyed by a new job and a spirit for the holidays, she carries on, blind to what the next few weeks will hold.
A Christmas party for the upper crust of the small Texas town of Maycroft turns tragic when the hostess ends up dead. Everyone assumes her death is an accident—everyone except her daughter, Estelle. She turns to Deena to help solve the mystery. A jealous friend and a mysterious heir are just two of the likely suspects.

As a school teacher-turned-newspaper reporter, Deena must get crafty to dig out the truth before anyone else gets hurt, including her own brother.
A little romance, some snarky suburban competition, and a lot of mystery will keep readers guessing in this cozy whodunit.