Release of Santa Shortbread and more

Christmas has come early! It’s release day for Santa Shortbread, book #12 of the Auntie Clem’s Bakery series. If you didn’t preorder it, pick up this gluten-free treat today!

Santa Shortbread

The Grinch has come to Bald Eagle Falls

Somebody is stealing Christmas gifts from the Bald Eagle Falls children. At the rate that presents are disappearing, there soon won’t be a gift left in Whoville. Err, Bald Eagle Falls.

Gluten-free baker Erin Price and her friends are on the case to try to unmask the Grinch and bring him to justice, and toys to the children. But time is not on their side. Soon it will be Christmas Eve—will the winner be the Grinch or Santa?


eBook Price: $4.99 

Love this series! The small town of Bald Eagle Falls has its own real life Grinch, who is stealing toys intended for needy children. Ms. Workman delivers another great mystery with nice plot twists and charming characters


I always enjoy the books in this series. Fun characters that keep you entertained. This one was very interesting and gave me a little taste of Christmas in July. I look forward to Erin and her friends next adventure.


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Past Tense

The coldest case you ever saw…

When Pippa Parker attends a meeting about Clementina Stoate, Victorian poet and former resident of Much Gadding, she has no idea what she’s getting into.

First a file of Clementina’s letters goes missing — and of course there are no copies. Who has taken the letters, and why?

Clementina’s descendant hires Pippa to track the letters down. But as she investigates their disappearance, Pippa discovers a bigger mystery. The only problem is that everyone involved is dead.

The Wedding Plan

If you love small towns, endearing relationships, food, animals, and a touch of murder, you will love this mystery series set in the small town of White Eagle Montana.

In book 10 in the series, Tess and Tony plan a secret wedding ceremony, Nona plans a visit, and Tess and Mike plan a face to face meeting with their father. Of course you know what they say about the best laid plans.

Meanwhile, Tess starts her new job, Tess and Tony welcome a new member to their family, the partial remains of two different men are found during a search and rescue mission, and Mike and Bree are faced with an important decision.

Red Zone

The prodigal son…

Calvin Watters hasn’t been back to USC since the day his scholarship and humility were stripped from the former running back. Calvin had cut all ties to the school, but now finds himself pulled back, when a woman’s dead body is found on the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum football field.

…returns home

Detective Charlene Taylor’s new homicide case, a freshman cheerleader’s murder at USC, is complicated. Charlene knows that the USC football team is a close knit family, and getting inside the trusted circle, as a cop, is unlikely.

Calvin Watters is a game-changer…

When Calvin and Charlene meet up on the Coliseum turf, Charlene sees an opportunity to use Calvin to penetrate the Trojan family circle. Little does the detective know, Calvin is now an outsider at USC, no longer welcomed—with many who will go a long way to see the former football star fail.

Grapes, Ganache & Guilt

Ally Sweet loves running Charlotte’s Chocolate Heaven with her grandmother, Charlotte Sweet. She is looking forward to dinner at a fancy new restaurant with her hunky boyfriend, Detective Luke Elm. They have been very busy lately and never seem to manage to spend time together. So, when Luke starts acting strange at dinner, Ally starts worrying that her relationship is on the rocks.

But that becomes the last thing on Ally’s mind when their dinner is interrupted…. when someone lands up murdered! The victim turns out to be a renowned wine critic who is in the area to write a special on a winery for its two-hundred year anniversary. Ally and Charlotte decide to do a little sleuthing. But wine tasting and wineries are not something they are very familiar with. So, they enlist Mrs. Bing, Mrs. Cale and Mrs. White, to lend a helping hand. Arnold, Charlotte’s lovable pot-bellied pig, and Peaches, Ally’s loyal feline-friend, are by their side to help steer them down the right path.

Bone is Where the Heart is

Naomi’s under suspicion of murder and the only witness is a dog. And you thought your day was ruff…

When Naomi’s big city dog grooming business goes belly up, she returns to Harmony Grove with her tail between her legs, looking for a fresh start. The good? Her family is there to support her as she gets back on her feet. The bad? Surprisingly it’s not the fact that she gets struck by lightning, but that she’s discovered next to a body and promptly suspected of murder.

Oh, and she has no alibi.

But Naomi isn’t giving up without a fight. The lightning strike has granted her a unique ability—she can speak with the victim’s dog, Winston, the only one who saw what happened. With his help, can she clear her name, save the town’s no-kill animal shelter, and stop the killer before they get away with murder?


Tis the season for pumpkin spice and everything nice! With Thanksgiving on the horizon, Lacey Luzzi is all set to cuddle her adorable baby and sexy husband after a giant feast. However, her plans turn belly-up when a dead body appears during the largest bake-off event in St. Paul history.

Amelia Rapport, the front runner to win the state-wide bake-off, has landed face-down in a pool of royal icing, and somehow, it’s Lacey’s job to save the event. If she doesn’t, not only will millions of cookies go to waste, but her life—and the lives of those she loves—will be in danger.

This is one murderer who isn’t ready to be caught, and when Lacey gets too close for comfort, he’s bound and determined the cake won’t be the only thing getting sliced…

Ash Trilogy

Coma Confidential:

Ash finds herself in the ER diagnosed with coma. She has no memory of what has happened to her, but what she can do—despite what everyone around her might think—is listen to the conversations of her visitors. One of them is the man who raped her.

For Ash, there is little time to gather clues: blackouts are happening not only in the hospital but throughout California. The Russian hackers who are intent on sabotaging the power grid are trying to blackmail her boyfriend, Michael, into helping their cause. And what better way for them to do it but by kidnapping her out of the hospital?


The last thing Ash expects when she lands in Clearwater, Florida is to be stalked by a troubled teenager. If that’s not bad enough, she is caught in a shooting spree next to the nearby elementary school. The cops think it’s an attempt at mass killing, but Ash wonders if the only victim was specifically targeted by the killer.

Will she manage to identify him and have him arrested before he comes after her?


After recovering from coma, Ash discovers that the man who performed her brain surgery has a questionable medical experience and a dark past, starting with his medical mission in India ten years ago and ending just recently, with his wife’s suicide. Should Ash expose him, at the risk of becoming vulnerable to his revenge?

Gossip in the Garden

A heartwarming cozy mystery series about losing everything, taking a chance, and starting again.

After suffering a personal tragedy Abby Sullivan buys a huge old seaside mansion she has never even seen, packs up her life in San Francisco, and moves to Holiday Bay Maine, where she is adopted, quite against her will, by a huge Maine Coon Cat named Rufus, a drifter with her own tragic past named Georgia, and a giant dog with an inferiority complex named Ramos. What Abby thought she needed was alone time to heal. What she ended up with was, an inn she never knew she wanted, a cat she couldn’t seem to convince to leave, and a new family she’d never be able to live without.

Rum Raisin Ransom

When a student from a posh prep school goes missing, family members recruit former private investigator Kate Reed to join the search for the young woman. During the early hours of the investigation, Kate discovers that a major element of the crime mirrors a famous case from the past.

After her family’s bakery café closes for the day, Kate works alongside the local police to search for the victim, identify the suspects and pinpoint a motive. When a second high school student vanishes, a sense of panic sweeps through the small town of Crescent Creek. Once a link is established between the abductions and two other recent crimes, the pace of the investigation quickens to find the missing teens before it’s too late.

As she follows one lead to the next, Kate comes across a series of distinct clues. These range from a plastic King Kong figurine, mismatched running shoes and bloodstained blazer to a celebrated ice cream shop, incriminating social media posts, lyrics from an old song by the Eagles and a mischievous dog named Scooby-Don’t.

The Cats that Cooked the Books

Amazon bestselling all-star author does it again with her 11th book in “The Cats that . . .Cozy Mystery” series. It’s steamy hot in Erie, Indiana. The town is crime-free until a hitman shows up. Katz, Jake and their seven cats are happy at the pink mansion until a blast from the past blows in, leaving dire results in its wake. How does a coincidental meeting trigger such disastrous consequences?

Handsome Stevie has finally found the woman of his dreams, or has he? Why does a viral video bring disaster to the small town? Murder and havoc make this book a thrilling, suspenseful read that will keep you guessing to the very end. It’s up to Katz and her extraordinary cats to solve the puzzle before more bullets fly.

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