Aging billionaire marjorie littlefield fits the profile perfectly—her daughter died in a tragic accident as a young girl, she's been estranged from her son for decades, and she's planning to leave her considerable inheritance to her cat. Convinced she's uncovered a scheme to separate a lonely woman from her fortune, Sarah Booth talks her way onto the estate as a maid, where she finds Marjorie and several other wealthy eccentrics ready to commune with the dead.
Bonefire of the Vanities Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery Book 12 #ad - But which guest or staff member might be the killer? Even Jitty, Sarah Booth's personal haint, won't tell until Sarah Booth has uncovered all of Sherry's well-kept secrets. With spooks and charlatans around every corner, sarah Booth is the only PI in the southlands who can put an end to this elaborate scam in Bonefire of the Vanities, the charming twelfth entry in Carolyn Haines's sparkling series.
It's too much a part of her. Medium sherry cameron promises to reunite grieving family members with their dearly departed, but it seems vaguely suspicious that Sherry will only accept emotionally vulnerable and tremendously wealthy clients.
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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 than just family pride and Southern heritage at stake.
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Bones of a Feather: A Sarah Booth Delaney MysteryMinotaur Books #ad - The wealthy heiresses of briarcliff in natchez, claim that a family necklace worth four million dollars has been stolen, Mississippi, and they think that they can hurry the insurance payout if a reputable PI investigates. When pi sarah booth delaney and her partner and best friend, take on Monica and Eleanor Levert as clients, Tinkie, they don't have much hope of solving the case.
Sarah booth has her doubts, and not just about the payout. All of the evidence suggests that the sisters might be committing fraud. But when they have just started scratching the surface on the sordid past of the Levert family and the blood money that all of their wealth was founded upon, Monica goes missing.
Bones of a Feather: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery #ad - . The police suspect that the heiresses are playing more games, and Eleanor isn't doing anything to make them think any different. But how can she? if she says or does anything besides pass on the insurance money to the kidnappers, they'll kill Monica. With a family history that runs deep and dark and a twisting plot where no one is exactly what they seem, Sarah Booth and Tinkie are the Levert sisters' best and only hope in Bones of a Feather, the latest in Carolyn Haines sparkling Southern mystery series.
Bone Appétit Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery Book 10Minotaur Books #ad - In the midst of a cook-off at a posh spa, dahlia house's resident ghost, southern PI Sarah Booth Delaney gets embroiled in a juicy murder in the latest mystery from Carolyn HainesFor many years Jitty, has dreamed that Sarah Booth Delaney would have a child to inherit the family's ancestral home. Sarah booth has always had reservations about being a parent.
Depressed, unable to act or investigate, Sarah Booth finally allows her best friend to whisk her away for a luxurious weekend vacation at a special spa and cooking school. There was her work as an actress and PI, taking care of the house, not to mention finding the right man. The pampering and food go a long way toward making her feel like her old self, but there's another welcome distraction—there's a beauty contest/cook-off going on to find the spa's next spokesperson, and watching the drama really takes her mind off of her woes.
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But when jitty's dream finally looks like it's going to come true, Sarah Booth is crushed when it doesn't.
Booty Bones: A Sarah Booth Delaney MysteryMinotaur Books #ad - Sarah booth delaney's fiancé, has become depressed while recovering from a severe leg injury, Graf Milieu, 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. And sarah booth soon realizes that there's much more going on than meets the eye.
. 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.
Booty Bones: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery #ad - Angela's convinced that the wrong man was imprisoned for her father's murder, and she manages to persuade Sarah Booth to take the case. With untold amounts of treasure offering plenty of motive for murder and a fiancé falling deeper into depression, Sarah Booth's peaceful island vacation is quickly spinning out of control.
In booty bones, carolyn haines will once again delight readers with her trademark blend of clever plotting, witty prose, and Southern charm.
Bone to Be Wild: A Sarah Booth Delaney MysteryMinotaur Books #ad - And then the message turns from threat to reality when the bartender from Scott's club is gunned down in a drive-by. 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 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 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. Sarah booth delaney is heartbroken: her fiancé Graf Milieu has decided to move to Hollywood permanently, leaving their relationship in shambles.
Bone to Be Wild: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery #ad - Enlisting sheriff coleman peters and the rest of her friends from Zinnia, Mississippi, Sarah Booth is caught in a race against the clock as she tries to stop a killer from striking again. With a twist around every corner, Carolyn Haines will delight readers with Sarah Booth Delaney's latest zany adventure in Bone to be Wild.
Greedy Bones Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery Book 9Minotaur Books #ad - The centers for disease control is on the scene, but they can't find a cure for it or the boll weevils that are decimating Sunflower County's cotton crop. With patients in quarantine and the whole town in crisis, Sarah drops everything to stop the outbreak and save the only place she's ever been able to call home.
From feuding scientists to ailing locals, mississippi, there is no shortage of bad blood coursing through the little town of Zinnia, as Carolyn Haines's often steamy and always charming series turns equally intense in Greedy Bones. Sarah booth delaney, a southern belle known for abiding by tradition only when it suits her, is no stranger to drama.
Greedy Bones Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery Book 9 #ad - The vicious illness begins with burning fevers and delirium, quickly plunging its victims into a coma. A talented actress and a P. I. She's chosen to pursue a career in hollywood when she hears that her best friend's husband is suddenly on his deathbed back home in Mississippi-and he's not the only one.
Wishbones Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery Book 8Minotaur Books #ad - And it's not long before rivalries flare, mysterious accidents occur, and this leading lady finds herself in some steamy tabloids without turning up in a single frame of film. Carolyn haines's wishbones takes the sultry romance and colorful friendships of this delightfully Southern series and heads out west for a mystery that is as thrilling off camera as it is on.
Southern gal sarah Booth Delaney packs up her hound dog and her P. I. She has to leave behind her family's ancestral home in Mississippi, her closest friends, and the possibility of settling down with her longtime love to film on location in Costa Rica. Business and sets off for Hollywood to take a shot at stardom.
Wishbones Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery Book 8 #ad - . No stranger to acting, she aces the screen test for a racy remake of the movie Body Heat alongside leading man Graf Miliau. The chemistry between them is undeniable, and why not? Graf has already starred in one of Sarah's previous affairs and is well on his way to landing a big part in the sequel. Thrilled as sarah is, her dream come true comes at a price.
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After the police and a doctor ensure the baby is otherwise safe and healthy, Sarah Booth calls Tinkie Richmond, her partner at the Delaney Detective Agency. They know they need to do everything they can to find the baby's mother. Even if they are starting to fall in love with the baby themselves. And following in the woman's footsteps, Sarah Booth might find her own life on the line next.
Rock-a-Bye Bones: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery #ad - Usa today bestselling author Carolyn Haines will once again delight readers with the next sparkling Sarah Booth Delaney mystery. Sarah booth delaney knows the perfect way to begin recovering from both the recent attack on Scott Hampton’s blues club and her broken heart. She opens the door to find a newborn baby in a basket sitting on her front porch…and a pool of blood slowly seeping out from the basket.
But one bitterly cold night with the holiday just around the corner, Sarah Booth awakens to the insistent ring of her doorbell.
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Graf is now linked with his costar, Renata Troviola, a dyed-in-the-wool diva who plans to ride Graf's coattails all the way to Hollywood. It seems renata was stirring up plenty of drama behind the scenes, making enemies galore: her long-suffering makeup artist, an extremely harsh critic, an angry audience member.
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Bones To Pick Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery Book 6Kensington Books #ad - Intrepid P. I. Carolyn haines has done for the Delta what Janet Evanovich has done for New Jersey. The state"Wickedly funny. Someone held twenty-three-year-old Quentin McGee's face down in the rich Southern soil until she suffocated. Carolyn haines is an author to die for. Carolyn Hart. But when a local girl is found dead in a cotton field, it's enough to make a lady toss back a Bloody Mary before noon on Sunday.
Scintillatingly Southern. Sarah booth delaney has been known to single-handedly save her family's Mississippi plantation, converse with Dahlia House's ghost, and capture a killer or two. Each had a bone to pick with Quentin for writing a scandalous exposé on her hometown. When the suspect's brother hires Sarah to prove his sibling innocent, Sarah quickly learns that the victim had plenty of wealthy, powerful enemies.
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