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. Mystery series book #4 continues Madeline and Jerry's adventures in their small North Carolina town of Celosia.
The Madeline Maclin Mystery book series set in North Carolina introduces former Miss Parkland, Madeline "Mac" Maclin and her con man boyfriend, Jerry Fairweather, as they investigate murder at a small town pageant . "Beauty pageant tomfoolery and psychic shenanigans add comic zest to Tesh's cozy debut" Publishers Weekly.
Madeline's mother never approved of her detective career. But when ten paintings are stolen from the Parkland Museum of Art, including Madeline's Blue Moon Garden, her mother's concerns she might be a suspect make her glad Madeline's on the case.
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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.
A WILD RIDE
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.
A BAD REPUTATION
There's plenty of mystery in Madeline's small town of Celosia, North Carolina.
Can she find a connection between the murder of an unpopular teacher and a
mysterious riddle? "Amusing characters and charming village atmosphere"