“Enjoyable, engaging, and fast paced… ” *****
Middle-aged Professor Ollie Stratford's been hounded by a psycho realtor, outrun by a bunch of grandma’s, taken advice from sock puppets, stuck in a brimming toilet bowl, and almost run out of college by a drunken professor.
How is that for her first few days in a quiet little Texas town she never wanted to live in?
Thrust into the middle of a murder mystery with a dwindling pile of cash and very few leads Ollie starts digging.
Along the way, she teams up with an oddball reporter, a dreadlocks flashing lawyer, a grandma who teaches mixed martial arts, and a stray dog named Bodie.
Can she discover the identity of the killer in time or will she end up being the next victim?
If you like cozy mysteries and coffee, you'll love Texas Troubles, the first in a fun series set in a small Texan Hill Country town.
Ollie Stratford isn’t comfortable mingling with movie stars and television celebrities, but that’s exactly where she finds herself when a mysterious Portuguese film producer hires her event center.
Ollie thinks everything is going to be fun and games... until the brawling and fisticuffs amongst the Divas break out. When one of the celebrities ends up dead, and the Sheriff and his deputy leave town for Vegas, Ollie decides justice can't wait.
But the more Ollie digs, the deeper the confusion. Who didn't want this person dead?
“An easy read with twists and turns to keep you interested to the end.” *****
Ollie has finally settled into life in Medlin Creek, Texas. However, it’s no vacation, at least financially. She must balance teaching at the community college, opening the disused oil well on her property, and kick-starting her event center business.
When the bones of beloved local, Garrick Markovich, turn up buried by the oil well, Ollie's dreams of financial stability are put in danger.
Now, Ollie must uncover the secrets of tight lipped locals to find the killer and obtain justice for Garrick.
If you love action-packed cozy mysteries with a feisty protagonist, you'll love Bitter Bones, the third book in a fun series of Ollie Stratford Murder Mysteries set in a small Texan Hill Country town, with all its quirky inhabitants.
“These books are getting better and better.” *****
Doctor Ollie Stratford loves a good mystery. But the last thing she ever expected was to stumble into one while relaxing at Mysterious Malcolm's Magical Masquerade show.
When a body shows up during the show, and the Magician leaps from the stage and disappears, Ollie gets sucked into a world where everyone has a grudge, and no one is talking.
How can Ollie get to the truth before the killer gets away?
If you love action-packed cozy mysteries with a feisty protagonist, you'll love Magic Mumbles, the fourth book in a fun series of Ollie Stratford Murder Mysteries set in a small Texan Hill Country town, with all its quirky inhabitants.
“So much fun...I would recommend it to anyone.” *****
“This one really kept me guessing… ” *****
Ollie is trying to live a normal life, in a normal Texas Hill Country town, with a normal event center business. All that changes when the high school homecoming brings a local hero back to town.
Ollie checks things out and finds herself plunged into a world of deception and half-truths.
From the rather odd former high school beauty queen who returns to town to marry her high-school admirer, to the mysterious woman in gray who seems to hide a secret, Ollie is intrigued from the start.
Then strange things happen—including to Ollie—and a body appears unexpectedly in a most unusual place.
As Ollie follows a twisted trail, she does not understand the terrible consequences that will result.
Will Ollie and the gang be able to track down the killer before the next victim or is it already too late?
Life should be good for Ollie. She's settled into her new home in the Texas town of Medlin Creek, teaching at the local community college, and her event center business is beginning to grow.
All that changes when she stumbles across the body of a local woman, and the sheriff's department are on the wrong scent.
Instead of enjoying the quiet life, Ollie digs deeper, and uncovers a web of intrigue that extends far beyond the town of Medlin Creek.
With almost no one free from suspicion, she can be certain of only one fact: there is no such thing as a quiet life in the Hill Country of Texas.
“Amazing! A very well written and plotted novel...” *****
The academic calm of Medlin Creek Community College is rocked by the sudden death of a Professor, one of the oldest members on the academic staff, in the middle of an argument with a disagreeable colleague.
Ollie get's sucked in, and before long is up to her neck in a complex mystery that could cost her own life!
With time and money running out Ollie is must solve the mystery, and get her life in order.
“This is a cozy mystery with a feisty female lead will have you gripped.” *****
Here is your chance to grab the first five stories in the Ollie Stratford series in a single set.
Enjoy hour upon hour of good, clean, fun, cozy mystery reading.
Books included in this box-set:
Book 1: Texas Troubles
Book 2: Creak Crisis
Book 3: Bitter Bones
Book 4: Magic Mumbles
Book 5: Teddy Tumpin
“I truly enjoyed it… and will certainly be in line to read more.” *****