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Cook The Books


The third in the Scrappy Librarian Mysteries series, COOK THE BOOKS, was published 2014, by Crickhollow Books as a Crispin Imprint. COOK continues the adventures of tough but kindly Juanita Wills, librarian in Wyndham, OK

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Bookmarked for Murder Death Books A Return Deadly Design


Scrappy Oklahoma librarian Juanita Wills is researching a history of her small town, Wyndham, when she comes across a 50-year-old unsolved murder.  The victim was a black teenager from … Bryson's Corner, and his killers don’t want anyone snooping into that old murder, including the local librarian.

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The beating of a gentle minister inside his church and threats against her Vietnamese neighbors launch nosy but kind-hearted librarian Juanita Wills on a quest to learn who is shattering the peace in her small Oklahoma town. 

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On the trail of Thomas Jefferson in DEADLY DESIGN, history-buff protagonist Millie Kirchner and her young son, Danny, spend a summer in Virginia visiting sites connected to the third U.S. president, including Monticello, University of Virginia, Williamsburg, and Poplar Forest (Jefferson’s litle-known octagonal retreat near Lynchburg

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BIG BOOK BETRAYAL                           Is just out!

The fourth in the Scrappy Librarian Mysteries series, BIG BOOK BETRAYAL, has been released. BETRAYAL continues the adventures of tough-minded but kindly Juanita Wills, librarian in Wyndham, OK

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Deadly Will


A letter from a Philadelphia lawyer rocks the world of Millie Kirchner, a young single mother in Richardson, Texas, who's struggling to support her son Danny and to attend college on her meager salary as a nursing-home aide. Both Millie and Danny, the attorney's letter says, are heirs of Nathan Henry, an acquaintance of Benjamin Franklin, who died 200 years ago!

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