Lexie Starr Cozy Mysteries Boxed Set (Books 4 to 6) by Jeanne Glidewell Summary
Join newlywed library assistant and amateur sleuth Lexie Starr on her continuing encounters with mystery, mayhem, and murder. With This Ring (A Lexie Starr Mystery, Book 4) Lexie Starr, a 50-year-old widowed library assistant, fell in love with Stone Van Patten while helping him run his B&B. Ten days before their wedding, the pastor is found murdered. Not wanting to postpone the wedding, Lexie launches her own investigation, breaks her wrist, and gets herself and her best friend in a life-or-death situation or two. Just Ducky (A Lexie Starr Mystery, Book 5) Lexie Starr needs something to keep her busy during the off-season. Filling in for the head librarian, Bertha Duckworthy, seems a perfect choice. Until she finds "Ducky" hanged from the library's rafters. The police rule the death as a suicide, but Lexie disagrees. Heavily armed with caffeine, Lexie is determined to obtain justice for "Ducky", and finds herself in the killer's crosshairs. The Spirit of the Season (A Lexie Starr Mystery, Novella) Lexie Starr, adopts a local military family struggling to make ends meet at Christmastime while the father serves in Afghanistan. Soon collection bins are overflowing with toys, food, and household items for the Allens, so Lexie expands her cause to the Marine Corps Toys for Tots program. When the most expensive toys go missing, Lexie is determined to bring the holiday-cheer-stealing grinch to justice. Cozy Camping (A Lexie Starr Mystery, Book 6) On their first wedding anniversary, Lexie Starr is surprised by her husband, Stone, with a family RV'ing vacation to Cheyenne, Wyoming. While there, Lexie and her daughter, Wendy, overhear a heated conversation between the park's owner and the egotistical Fanny Finch, a bestselling author penning an unauthorized tell-all book. When Fanny is discovered dead, Lexie launches her own impromptu investigation when it becomes clear the patronizing police detective has his eye on the wrong person. PRAISE FOR The Lexie Starr Mystery Series: "Glidewell maintains a rapidly paced story line that dramatically builds tension, while her narrator Lexie's sly, tongue-in-cheek sense of humor provides plenty of laugh-out-loud moments." ~Booklist "Jeanne Glidewell's mysteries are fast-paced, complex – and have just the right hint of romance." ~Jill Churchill, author of the Jane Jeffry and Grace and Favor mystery series. THE LEXIE STARR MYSTERIES, in series order Leave No Stone Unturned The Extinguished Guest Haunted With This Ring Just Ducky The Spirit of the Season (A Holiday Novella) Cozy Camping Marriage and Mayhem Join widowed library assistant and amateur sleuth Lexie Starr on her first three encounters with mayhem, murder, and a potential suitor. Book 1: Lexie Starr accidently discovers that her new son-in-law may be guilty of murdering his first wife. Then Lexie's daughter, Wendy, disappears. Book 2: At the Grand Opening of a local B&B, the Historical Society's president is found murdered in the inn's grandest suite, and Lexie, much to the owner's chagrin, horns her way in on the investigation. Book 3: Lexie Starr has converted her boyfriend's B&B into a haunted house for Halloween. But when a young college student is found truly dead in the makeshift coffin in the parlor, Lexie fears for her boyfriend's business and sets out to solve the murder. REVIEWS: ". . . rapidly paced tongue-in-cheek humor provides plenty of laugh-out-loud moments." ~Booklist "The Lexie Starr mysteries have just the right hint of romance." ~Jill Churchill, author of the Jane Jeffry and Grace and Favor series "I love Lexie Starr. She can get into more trouble. . ." ~Alice Duncan, author of The Daisy Gumm Majesty Mystery Series THE RIPPLE EFFECT MYSTERIES, in series order A Rip Roaring Good Time Rip Tide Ripped to Shreds Rip Your Heart Out Ripped Apart Ripped Off No Big Rip The Grim Ripper ABOUT JEANNE GLIDEWELL: A pancreas/kidney transplant recipient, Jeanne lives in Bonner Springs, Kansas. When not writing, Jeanne is wade-fishing with her husband near their waterfront condo in Rockport, Texas, or volunteering as a mentor for the Gift of Life organization.