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  • Carolyn Haines

    Mississippi native Carolyn Haines writes spicy mysteries teeming with all the eccentricities of Southern society. Bones to Pick continues the adventures of sassy P.I. Sarah Booth Delaney. Quentin McGee, author of a sensational exposE, has been murdered, and her lover Allison is charged with the crime. Sarah is hired to find the real culprit, but the investigation won't be easy. Quentin has so many enemies, including her own family and all those rich, powerful people mentioned in her book. As scandal brews, the suspect list continues to grow, and Sarah fears that the killer isn't finished yet. Haines' Southern Belle mystery, together with a spirited narration, draws listeners right into the...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    In this 12th entry in the award-winning series, Carolyn Haines' intrepid PI Sarah Booth comes up against porn-star-turned-psychic Sherry Cameron, who runs a medium business from a haunted estate on the edge of town. After growing suspicious that Sherry might be exploiting her emotionally vulnerable-and extremely wealthy-clients, Sarah disguises herself as a maid and sneaks onto Sherry's estate. But what she discovers there is deadlier than she could have...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    Harper Lee Award winner Carolyn Haines has won fans nationwide for her offbeat Sarah Booth Delaney mysteries set in the Mississippi Delta. The first entry in this acclaimed series, Them Bones finds Sarah in a bad way: broke, unemployed, 30 and unwed, and about to lose her family's plantation. But this Southern Belle isn't licked yet. Involving herself in a slightly shady enterprise, Sarah soon gets roped into a decades-old murder...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    Winner of both the Harper Lee Award and the Richard Wright Award for Literary Excellence, Carolyn Haines has thrilled countless readers with her Sarah Booth Delaney mysteries. Here, Sarah investigates when two wealthy heiresses claim a four-million-dollar family necklace was stolen. All the evidence points to insurance fraud, but when Sarah starts poking into the family's dark secrets, one of the heiresses...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    Sarah Booth Delaney' s fiancE, Graf Milieu, has become depressed while recovering from a severe leg injury, but Sarah Booth knows just how to help him heal. She' s arranged a romantic getaway for the two of them at a lovely beach cottage on Dauphin Island off the Gulf Coast. On the first day of their island adventure, they take a historical tour led by Angela Trotter, a young woman well-versed in local lore, including rumors of pirate treasure hidden somewhere on the island. In fact, Angela confides to Sarah Booth and Graf that her father, a sailor and treasure hunter, was murdered just when he thought he was closing in on the treasure. Angela's convinced that the wrong man was imprisoned...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    Award-winning author Carolyn Haines visits sleuth Sarah Booth Delaney and the Mississippi Delta in Buried Bones, the second novel in this popular series. Local legend Lawrence Ambrose knows the secrets of everyone in town, and he isn't above spilling the beans in a tell-all biography. But when his biographer turns up dead and the manuscript goes missing, it's up to Sarah to dig up the...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    Professor Olive Twist has come to Zinnia, Mississippi to study a mysterious grave wherein lies the Lady in Red, a perfectly preserved and stunningly beautiful but unnamed and unclaimed body. Olive claims she can not only identify the corpse, she can also prove the woman's scandalous role in the nation's history. Olive takes it a step too far, though, when she starts connecting elite Zinnia families with the same scandal. Dander up, Zinnia's society ladies know only one way to handle Olive: they call on the private investigative services of Sarah Booth Delaney. But Olive's real agenda is clear as Mississippi mud, and when Sarah Booth discovers a present-day dead body, she knows there's more...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    Brisk as a mint julep on a hot summer afternoon, Carolyn Haines' best-selling mysteries starring sassy Southern belle turned P.I. Sarah Booth Delaney hook fans and have been honored by the Alabama State Council on the Arts. When a big New York theater production comes to Zinnia, Mississippi, murder takes center stage-and Sarah, it turns out, is the star...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    USA Today bestselling author Carolyn Haines is a recipient of the Harper Lee Award and the Richard Wright Award for Literary Excellence. In 'Bones and Arrows,' a red-hot Valentine's party turns into a spellbinding-and dangerous-mystery for the Delaney Detective Agency. Ready for her own bed at Dahlia House, Sarah Booth reluctantly agrees to stay at Tinkie's chic Mississippi Delta costume party. But after all the guests are robbed, Sarah and Tinkie must wade through a sea of Roman gods and goddesses to unmask a cunning...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    Popular mystery author Carolyn Haines is the recipient of the prestigious Richard Wright Award for Literary Excellence, as well as the Harper Lee Award. In Greedy Bones, Sarah Booth Delaney returns to Dahlia House when a mysterious illness breaks out in her hometown. Sarah's best friend Tinkie's husband seems to be dying of the ailment, so Sarah must act fast to avoid a devastating...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    The author of more than a dozen novels, Carolyn Haines is the recipient of the Richard Wright Award for Literary Excellence. Depressed after losing her unborn child, PI Sarah Booth Delaney distracts herself by checking out a beauty pageant with her friend and partner, Tinkie. This works fine-until the pageant's top contender is poisoned. The prime murder suspect asks Sarah and Tinkie to investigate, and they agree-but their decision has grave...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    This entry in Carolyn Haines' best-selling 'Bones' series finds Sarah Booth Delaney, a southern belle with a penchant for amateur sleuthing, back on the case. When black pianist Ivory Keys is murdered, Zinnia, Mississippi divides along racial lines. The prime suspect is Scott Hampton, Key's protege, who is rich and white. Sarah is hired to prove Scott's innocence, but to do so, she'll have to navigate some treacherous...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    Best-selling novelist Carolyn Haines is a rising star in Southern literature. Her wickedly funny 'Bones' mystery series captures the unique, colorful charm of Mississippi Delta country. Doreen Mallory claims to have the gift of healing. So why did her own child die mysteriously? Out to prove Doreen's innocence, sleuthing southern belle Sarah Booth Delaney unearths an explosive, long-buried...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    Recipient of the Richard Wright Award for Literary Excellence, Carolyn Haines enjoys a reputation as 'queen of the cozies' (Providence Journal-Bulletin). When P.I. Sarah Booth makes a bid for film stardom, she may land a chance to shoot on location in Costa Rica-or she may find herself in a whole heap of trouble. 'Stephanie Plum meets the Ya-Ya Sisterhood!'-Kirkus...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    The next charming mystery from Carolyn Haines featuring spunky southern private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney. Dr. Frank Hafner is an archeologist working on excavating a new-found Native American temple site in the Mississippi Delta. He's also too handsome for his own good, and a bit of a flirt. Oddly enough, it's the first quality that gets him in trouble when he discovers the ritualistic murder of one of his archeological crew. When Coleman Peters, Sheriff and Sarah Booth's boyfriend, takes Dr. Hafner in for questioning in the murder, the accused doctor hires Sarah Booth to clear his name. Soon, Sarah Booth has uncovered a number of possible suspects, but she can't narrow them down...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    From award-winning author Carolyn Haines comes a charming story starring feisty Southern belle and private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney. Sarah Booth just wants to help her fiancE recover from a leg wound in peace...Until, that is, an ex-porn star declares that she's being stalked, and Sarah Booth suddenly finds herself in the midst of a wild case with no idea what to believe or whom to...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    Christmas comes to Zinnia, Mississippi-Sarah Booth Delaney must solve a case as the holiday approaches, in this new cozy mystery from Carolyn Haines. Christmas is just around the corner and Sarah Booth and Tinkie are preparing for a festive holiday season. After a turbulent season of solving cases, they're ready for some holiday cheer. Sarah Booth and Sheriff Coleman Peters have finally gotten together, and this is the first holiday they're celebrating as a couple. Sarah Booth busies herself with decking the halls and daydreaming about romantic Christmas nights with Coleman. Then her friend Cece Dee Falcon shows up needing Sarah Booth's help-right now. She shows Sarah Booth a box that was...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    Raissa James not only sees the dead but she’s caught the ears of the living—especially now that she’s solved her first case. Word of Pluto’s Snitch, her private-investigation agency specializing in the occult, has spread far and wide. It’s even come to the notice of Zelda Fitzgerald, the nation’s most celebrated flapper. And Zelda’s in need of its services. Along with Reginald Proctor, her partner in detection, Raissa travels to Montgomery, Alabama, where Zelda’s friend Camilla has suddenly become prone to violent fits and delusions. Has Camilla gone mad…or has she been possessed? Raissa and Reginald soon discover that Camilla’s not the only young lady in the area to...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    Sarah Booth Delaney is heartbroken: her fiance Graf Milieu has decided to move to Hollywood permanently, leaving their relationship in shambles. Sarah Booth has a perfect distraction, however, in the form of the Black and Orange Halloween ball her best friends are throwing in New Orleans. Sarah Booth plans to dance the night away to the swinging tunes of her old flame Scott Hampton's blues band. But just as the party gets going, Scott receives a mysterious message that threatens his life and the lives of his bandmates. Sarah Booth knows that a new case is just what she needs to take her mind off her failed relationship with Graf, and she's ready to help Scott investigate. And then the...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    Jingle Bones, an e-original Christmas story featuring Mississippi PI Sarah Booth Delaney, offers all the Southern charm and zany adventure Carolyn Haines's fans have come to expect--and more. Sarah Booth just wants the perfect Christmas holiday. Even with the dissolution of her engagement, she refuses to lose her Christmas spirit. But when Theodora Prince--an ex classmate and current Pastor's wife--comes calling with a year-old case and cash upfront, Sarah Booth must find the truth about the boys who ruined last year's Christmas pageant in time to stop them from doing it...read more