When wealthy Wendall Clarke opens an art gallery in town and is then murdered, Madeline has plenty of suspects among the local artists, all of whom were at odds over who should be in charge of the gallery.
Murder by witchcraft? A young man's body covered with strange symbols is discovered in a vineyard near Celosia. Is it the work of the Dark Rose Coven, or is there a new witch in town? "Mac's fifth adventure is just as quirky as its predecessors with the bonus of a stronger, more complex mystery" Kirkus.
Can Madeline find a connection between the murder of an unpopular teacher and a mysterious riddle? "Amusing characters and charming village atmosphere" Publishers Weekly.
Former Miss Parkland, Madeline "Mac" Maclin and her con man boyfriend, Jerry Fairweather, investigate murder at a small town pageant . "Beauty pageant tomfoolery and psychic shenanigans add comic zest to Tesh's cozy debut" Publishers Weekly.
A BAD REPUTATION
When the director of "Curse of the Mantis Man" is murdered, Madeline has too many suspects as she tries to solve the murder and also the mystery of what happened to Jerry's family. "A new sleuth is on the screwball southern cozy beat" Booklist.