C. Constables molly smith and Dave Evans have a busy shift attending fender-benders, tumbling pedestrians, and Christmas tree fires. But tragedy strikes when two of the group crash through the ice into the frozen river. It’s christmas eve and the snow-storm of the decade has settled over the town. Then, at the stroke of midnight, they are summoned to the scene of a car accident: a vehicle has gone off the snowy road into the river.
Winter of Secrets: A Constable Molly Smith Mystery Constable Molly Smith Series Book 3 - The first title in the series, In the Shadow of the Glacier, is $2. 99. But when the autopsy reveals a shocking secret, Molly and Sergeant John Winters are plunged into a world of sexual predators, recreational drugs, privilege, and high-living. Meanwhile, and her mother, lucky, stalker Charlie Bassing is out of jail and looking for revenge, a handsome Mountie is giving Molly the eye, is cheerfully interfering in the investigation.
And all molly Smith wants to do is ski the powder.
Valley of the Lost: A Constable Molly Smith Mystery Constable Molly Smith Series Book 2Poisoned Pen Press - Has the controversial resort development pushed one of the members of this quiet community to murder? While this should be an open-and-shut drug case, restraint marks on the victim suggest that the death might not have been completely accidental. As the investigation into the young woman’s death and life grows, the case becomes increasingly personal for Probationary Constable Molly Smith and Sergeant John Winters.
Only two things are known about the dead woman: her first name is Ashley, and she has a three-month-old baby boy. Who was she? and was this is just a drug deal gone wrong, eliza, or is there something more sinister at play? Smith’s mother, Lucky, has taken in the lost baby: does he hold the key to solving his mother’s murder? In the meantime, Winters’ wife, is considering accepting a modeling contract with the same resort development that seems to be ripping the close-knit community apart.
Valley of the Lost: A Constable Molly Smith Mystery Constable Molly Smith Series Book 2 - In the bucolic mountain town of Trafalgar, British Columbia, a young woman is found dead of a heroin overdose, her baby lying at her side.
Negative Image Constable Molly Smith Novels Book 4Poisoned Pen Press - As the mountain town of trafalgar, shakes off a long hard winter, British Columbia, famous photographer Rudolph Steiner arrives to do a feature on mountain tourism. When tragedy strikes at the heart of her own family, Molly can't even turn to her mother for help. John winters is forced into the most difficult of dilemmas: loyalty to his job or to his wife.
Steiner is accompanied by his assistant and his sexy young wife, but he has another reason for the visit: to re-connect with the woman who left him 25 years ago to marry another man. As the rcmp dig into secrets hidden by both Steiner and Eliza, Winters slowly comes to realize that he doesn't know his beloved wife as well as he thought.
Negative Image Constable Molly Smith Novels Book 4 - Meanwhile, constable Molly Smith has her own troubles. That woman was a young, beautiful, naïve, internationally known super-model. Today eliza winters is no longer young, and definitely not naïve, but she is still beautiful and married to Trafalgar City Police Sergeant John Winters. When steiner is found shot in his luxury hotel room, suspicion falls upon Eliza who had, inexplicably, visited Steiner there.
A series of break-ins has the peaceful town in an uproar, her overprotective boyfriend from the Royal Mounted Police is fighting with her colleagues, and a vengeful stalker is watching her every move.
Among the Departed: A Constable Molly Smith Mystery Constable Molly Smith Series Book 5Poisoned Pen Press - Nowak went for a walk. The child is found, terrified, weeping, dirty, but unharmed. Constable molly smith is cuddled by the fireplace with Adam Tocek of the RCMP when Tocek and his dog Norman are called to a wilderness camping ground to join the search for a little boy who snuck away from his family looking for bears.
The id isn’t positive, but it is enough to have Sergeant John Winters of the Trafalgar City Police pulling old boxes from the basement to re-open the Brian Nowak investigation. Nowak is an empty shell of a woman, dressed in pajamas, never leaving the house. Yet behind that facade lies a woman whose heart has closed so tightly against human relationships she comes to Trafalgar trailing in her wake a terrifying threat to another innocent family.
Among the Departed: A Constable Molly Smith Mystery Constable Molly Smith Series Book 5 - Fifteen years ago a young girl by the name of Moonlight Smith went to her best friend Nicky Nowak’s house for a sleepover. He finds a family shattered beyond recognition by the disappearance of their husband and father. He was never seen again. Mrs. Nicky nowak lives in Vancouver and has grown up to be gorgeous, charming, elegant.
As the investigation into the life and disappearance of Brian Nowak grows, old secrets are brought to light and new ones struggle to remain hidden. Shortly after, Mr.
In the Shadow of the Glacier: A Constable Molly Smith Mystery Constable Molly Smith Series Book 1Poisoned Pen Press - Trouble is brewing in the small, bucolic mountain town of Trafalgar, British Columbia. The money must be used to build a garden to honor draft dodgers. This bequest has torn the close-knit, peaceful town apart. An american who came to Trafalgar as a Vietnam War draft dodger has left land and money to the town.
Then the body of a leading garden opponent is found in an alley, dead from a single blow to the head. Constable molly smith is assigned to assist veteran Detective Sergeant John Winters in the investigation. In the meantime, Smith and Winters search through small-town secrets for a killer. Egged on by a muck-raking TV personality, outside agitators from both sides are soon streaming into Trafalgar.
In the Shadow of the Glacier: A Constable Molly Smith Mystery Constable Molly Smith Series Book 1 - But winters doesn’t want the help of the enthusiastic rookie and suspects that he’s been assigned Smith for political reasons: her mother, a life-long activist, is the leader of the group arguing for the park. But there’s a catch.
Under Cold Stone: A Constable Molly Smith Mystery Constable Molly Smith Series Book 7Poisoned Pen Press - Paul keller can do nothing but watch the investigation from a distance, terrified that Blechta is right. They plan to indulge themselves at the famous Banff Springs Hotel. But trouble interferes when strong-willed Lucky stands up to two bullies in the local coffee shop, one of whom turns out to be Paul’s estranged son, Matt.
This chance encounter soon becomes a quagmire of trouble when a frantic Matt calls his father for help. Lucky and paul rush to his aid to find a body, but no Matt. She has no intention of meddling in the investigation, asks for her help, Tracey, but when Matt’s girlfriend, Molly Smith finds herself not only interfering but putting herself on the wrong side of Edward Blechta.
Under Cold Stone: A Constable Molly Smith Mystery Constable Molly Smith Series Book 7 - All signs indicate that Matt—an experienced wilderness adventurer—has escaped into the backcountry. Their vacation to the Rocky Mountains is a chance to explore their fledging late-in-life relationship. Passionate environmentalist, chief Constable of Trafalgar, old-time hippy Lucky Smith and Paul Keller, British Columbia, are an unlikely couple.
Can they find Matt and clear his name? To rcmp sergeant eddie Blechta, running is all the proof of guilt he needs. Lucky’s daughter, constable molly Smith of the Trafalgar City Police, abandons her chaotic Thanksgiving kitchen to offer her mom support.
A Cold White Sun: A Constable Molly Smith Mystery Constable Molly Smith Series Book 6Poisoned Pen Press - Teachers, parents, and students are preparing to relax at home or head off on vacation. Cathy lindsay is an unlikely candidate for a murderous ambush: she was a respected teacher, in an apparently solid marriage to an Internet developer, living a quiet life. She’s gunned down by a sniper on a hiking trail, her small dog the only witness.
But for high school english teacher Cathy Lindsay, the week of relaxation doesn’t work out as planned. Sergeant john winters, searching for a motive, with the help of young Constable Molly Smith, digs into the Lindsay marriage and friendships, but one thought continually niggles at the back of his mind: is it possible this was not a random killing but a case of mistaken identity? .
A Cold White Sun: A Constable Molly Smith Mystery Constable Molly Smith Series Book 6 - It’s the end of march and Trafalgar, British Columbia, is preparing for the last influx of the seasonal skiers.
Unreasonable Doubt: A Constable Molly Smith Novel Constable Molly Smith Novels Book 8Poisoned Pen Press - Someone else apparently killed Sophia, someone still walking free. But walt has not returned to Trafalgar to pursue money or revenge. It’s good luck for walt that a group of women in town for the dragon boat race are staying in the B&B where he’s booked, women with no local prejudices. He just wants to know the why of it.
It lands on Winters’ desk. But for trafalgar’s police, the reality is: if Walter didn’t kill Sophia, including Sergeant John Winters and Constable Molly Smith, someone else did. But too many minds remain closed. The records are moldering. What would it be like to return to your hometown after twenty-five years in prison for a crime you have maintained you did not commit? And why would you? Walter Desmond is back in Trafalgar, British Columbia, incompetence at best, having been officially exonerated when new evidence showed corruption at worst, by the Trafalgar City Police conducting the investigation.
Unreasonable Doubt: A Constable Molly Smith Novel Constable Molly Smith Novels Book 8 - The police are instructed to treat Walt as if he’d never been arrested or convicted. One investigating officer is dead, the other is retired—and not talking. But then a townswoman, then a boat woman, the media gets active, are attacked by a rapist, and tempers dangerously flare. Another brisk whodunit in a beautiful western Canadian setting with an appealing protagonist in Molly, whose personal life gets as much attention as her professional one.
Booklist on the previous Constable Molly Smith mystery, Under Cold Stone.
Body on Baker Street: A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery Sherlock Holmes Bookshop MysteriesCrooked Lane Books - But during the author q&a session, dedicated sherlockian Donald Morris verbally attacks Renalta and her series for disgracing Sherlock’s legacy, only to be publicly humiliated when the author triumphantly lashes back and gains the upper hand. That is until Renalta collapses on the table—dead. Donald insists he didn’t do it and pleads to his friends to clear his name.
. Gemma doyle and jayne wilson are busy managing the Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium on Baker Street and adjoining Mrs. It’s up to the shrewd sleuthing duo to eliminate the impossible and deduce the truth before the West London police arrest an innocent man in Body on Baker Street, the second Sherlock Homes Bookshop mystery perfect for fans of Miranda James and Kate Carlisle.
Body on Baker Street: A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mysteries - Fortunately, an obsessively rabid fan, the hapless publisher, her frustrated publicist, a handsome rare book dealer, Gemma and Jayne have no shortage of suspects between author’s bullied personal assistant, and a world of other Sherlock enthusiasts with strong objections to Renalta’s depiction of the Great Detective.
Hudson’s tea room in anticipation of the store’s upcoming book signing with the illustrious Renalta Van Markoff, author of the controversial Hudson and Holmes mystery series.
A Scandal in Scarlet: A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop MysteryCrooked Lane Books - Gemma’s boyfriend in blue, Ryan Ashburton, arrives on the scene with Detective Louise Estrada. Gemma and jayne donate their time to raise money for the rebuilding of a burned out museum—but a killer wants a piece of the auction. Walking her dog violet late one night, Gemma Doyle, owner of the Sherlock Holmes Bookshop, acts quickly when she smells smoke outside the West London Museum.
But the auction never happens. Ryan knows gemma’s methods and he isn’t happy when she gets entangled in another mystery. Hudson’s tea room, owned by Gemma’s best friend, Jayne Wilson. But the suspect list is long, and the case far from elementary. Baker street’s shop owners come together to hold an afternoon auction tea to raise funds to rebuild, and Great Uncle Arthur Doyle offers a signed first edition of The Valley of Fear.
A Scandal in Scarlet: A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery - Before the gavel can fall, museum board chair Kathy Lamb is found dead in the back room. Fortunately no one is inside, but it’s too late to save the museum’s priceless collection of furniture, and damage to the historic house is extensive. Sherlockians will delight at the latest charming installment of national bestselling author Vicki Delany’s fourth Sherlock Holmes Bookshop mystery.
Hudson’s. Wrapped tightly around her neck is a long rope of decorative knotted tea cups—a gift item that Jayne sells at Mrs.
Elementary, She Read: A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop MysteryCrooked Lane Books - The highly perceptive gemma is the police’s first suspect, investigating a handsome rare books expert, so she puts her consummate powers of deduction to work to clear her name, the dead woman's suspiciously unmoved son, and a whole family of greedy characters desperate to cash in on their inheritance.
But when gemma and jayne accidentally place themselves at a second murder scene, it's a race to uncover the truth before the detectives lock them up for good. Fans of sherlock holmes will delight in the sleuthing duo of Gemma and Jayne in Elementary, She Read, the clever and captivating series debut by nationally bestselling author Vicki Delany.
Elementary, She Read: A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery - . When gemma finds a rare and potentially valuable magazine containing the first Sherlock Homes story hidden in the bookshop, she and her friend Jayne who runs the adjoining Mrs. Hudson's tea room set off to find the owner, only to stumble upon a dead body. Gemma doyle, a transplanted englishwoman, has returned to the quaint town of West London on Cape Cod to manage her Great Uncle Arthur's Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium.
The shop--located at 222 baker street--specializes in the Holmes canon and pastiche, and is also the home of Moriarty the cat.