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  • Mary Kay Andrews

    “Bright and sassy.” — New York Times Book Review The second entry in the thoroughly original and witty series about Callahan Garrity in which the cleaning lady cum sleuth runs afoul of right-wing radicals and a dangerous collector when she’s hired to find the valuable and controversial diary of a Civil War madam. Former Atlanta police officer Callahan is known for scrubbing all kinds of muck, but she has no idea what she’s getting herself into when she is hired by Elliott Littlefield, a notorious Atlanta antiques dealer. Right from the start, Callahan’s job turns into a lively quest to find a priceless Civil War diary penned by an infamous madam. Soon Callahan and...read more

  • Mary Kay Andrews

    “A wonderful book….A must-read come holiday time.” —Roanoke Times New York Times bestselling author Mary Kay Andrews's rollicking Christmas tale featuring the beloved characters from Savannah Blues and Savannah Breeze, now with additional holiday recipes! 'Tis the week before Christmas, and antiques dealer Weezie Foley is in a frenzy to do up her shop right for the Savannah historical district decorating contest, which she fully intends to win. Her motif is Graceland Blue Christmas, with lots of tinsel, an aluminum tree, and enough tacky retro doodads to fill the Grand Ole Opry. But no sooner is she certain she's one-upped the...read more

  • Mary Kay Andrews

    “Callahan and her cohort of continuing characters...are great company...If Happy Never After were a song, we’d be dancing in the streets.” — San Jose Mercury News In the fourth installment of Andrews’s acclaimed series about Callahan Garrity, Atlanta’s most inquisitive cleaning lady, she sets out to prove the innocence of a rock idol of her childhood. Callahan Garrity is a former Atlanta cop, a part-time sleuth and full-time owner of House Mouse, a cleaning service that tidies up after Atlanta’s elite. She and her coterie of devoted helpers can ransack a house for clues faster than it takes a fingerprint to set. Callahan needs all the help she can get...read more

  • Mary Kay Andrews

    “Truly exciting...[Andrews] has moved into the winner’s circle with Heart Trouble.” — St. Louis Post-Dispatch The fifth installment of this popular series sends cleaning lady/sleuth Callahan Garrity after the person who murdered a woman the entire city loves to hate. Callahan Garrity has her hands full trying to expand her House Mouse cleaning business. So she’s reluctant to take on a client in need of detective services, especially when that client is the most notorious woman in Atlanta—Whitney Albright Dobbs. Whitney is a wealthy socialite who, while under the influence, hit and killed a young black girl and just kept driving. Whitney’s light sentence...read more

  • Mary Kay Andrews

    “The prose is tart and lively, the storytelling swift-paced, and the large cast and multiple plot lines deftly handled.” — Atlanta Journal-Constitution In the third book in this acclaimed series, Callahan Garrity runs afoul of her own family when she insists on investigating the carjacking death of the cousin she idolized. Some people might call Callahan Garrity nosy, but she prefers to think of her tendency toward snooping as a healthy interest in the truth. So when news of her cousin Patti’s death reaches her, Callahan shakes off her House Mouse cleaning uniform to don her detective’s cap. It’s not that she doesn’t have confidence in the Atlanta police—she...read more

  • Mary Kay Andrews

    “Callahan Garrity mops up the scene in an Atlanta neighborhood where murder meets its match in this feisty, funny heroine. STRANGE BREW offers up a tidy mystery witha polished writing style and industrial strength suspense.” — Sue Grafton The sixth book in the series finds Callahan Garrity facing a brew of community troubles - as her bohemian Atlanta neighborhood morphs into a trendy haven for yuppies - and an old flame. Sleuth Callahan Garrity has cautiously watched her hometown be transformed - and just as she fears, too much cappuccino and new money can be a bad mix. When the young owner of a microbrewery looking to score prime real estate turns up dead,...read more

  • Mary Kay Andrews

    “Midnight Clear explores the family ties that bind and blind...[It] will make you laugh, make you cry, make you mad, and make you wonder right up until the very last page.”  — Boston Globe In this heartwarming, suspenseful, and hilarious novel, Callahan Garrity and the outrageous band of 'girls' in her Atlanta cleaning crew join together during the Christmas rush to prove that her ne'er-do-well brother didn't kill his tawdry estranged wife. It's a few days before Christmas, and sometime sleuth/full-time cleaning lady Callahan Garrity has things under control for a change, until her brother Brian shows up. He's kidnapped his toddler daughter, Maura, from his...read more

  • Mary Kay Andrews

    “Entertaining. . . . If you are up for a big helping of humor and heartbreak, insanity and intrigue, read Irish Eyes.” — Orange Country Register Callahan Garrity is the owner of House Mouse, a cleaning service that tidies up after Atlanta's elite. She's also a former cop and a part-time sleuth. She and her coterie of devoted helpers can ransack a house for clues faster than it takes a fingerprint to set. When Callahan Garrity gets caught in a liquor store holdup on the way home from a St. Paddy's Day party, one of her best friends is shot. Callahan and her House Mouse cleaning crew dive into the investigation—only to discover that her old friend might have been...read more