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Dead In The Hay (Amanda Hazard Mystery #7)

by Connie Feddersen

[Back cover] "Amanda Hazard, savvy CPA and amateur sleuth, thought marriage might give her a break from murder but crime never takes a honeymoon. Amanda is just settling into married life with her new husband, sexy country cop Nick Thorn, when she's jolted back to reality by a call from her richest and least favorite client, Harvey Renshaw. Seems the gruff career military man has another oil well interest to discuss with her-and he means now. Amanda decides to drive out to Harv's ranch and tell him he can drill for a new CPA ... where the sun don't shine. But after tramping her way through a herd of confused cattle, Amanda discovers someone else had a beef with the cranky codger--and a deadly beef at that. Harvey is lying boots-down under a ton of hay. Amanda's convinced Harvey's death was no freak farming accident. Never a candidate for most loved man of Vamoose County, his lack of popularity has produced a long list of suspects--everyone from his four ex-wives to a local supplier he stiffed. Trying to ferret out the truth is like searching for clues in a haystack. But as Amanda cuts her way through a herd of motives, mysteries and murderous accusations, she finds herself smack-dab in the middle of a case that could leave her the prime target for a vindictive killer gone Haywire ... " The entire Amanda Hazard series is in the Bookshare collection. Look for all of the amusing, well plotted mysteries in these novels about a city girl who chooses the small town life in Vamoose where the social centers are the beauty parlor and cafe and her nearest neighbors are chickens, cows, horses, and sheep. Amanda always has an uphill battle convincing the handsome town sheriff that the dead people she finds on her rounds as a CPA are victims of murder, not accidents. Dig in to #1 Dead in the Water, #2 Dead in the Cellar, #3 Dead in the Melon Patch, #4 Dead in the Dirt, #5 Dead in the Dirt, #6 Dead in the Driver's Seat and #8 Dead in the Pumpkin Patch.

Dead In The Pumpkin Patch (An Amanda Hazard Mystery #8)

by Connie Feddersen

[From the back cover:] "This Halloween, Savvy CPA and amateur sleuth Amanda Hazard is expecting her own little treat. But somebody in town is playing some very nasty tricks ... A little pumpkin on the way With her due date only two weeks away, Amanda is ready to do nothing more strenuous than decorate for Vamoose's annual Festival of the Pumpkin. Nettie Jarvis has promised the mom-to-be all the pumpkins she can haul away. But when Amanda heads for Nettie's homestead, she finds the old woman sprawled in the pumpkin patch. A BIG HALLOWEEN SCARE Though her Chief of Police husband warns her not to get involved, Amanda vows to unmask the ghoul who murdered the town's biggest gossip. And when Nettie's ghost is seen haunting the patch, people begin to get edgy. The more things go bump in the night, the more Amanda knows she has a tricky one on her hands, and she'd better find the killer before the killer finds her ..." All of the books in this well plotted, hilarious and romantic series set in Rural Oklahoma where none of the victims are murdered in their homes, are in the Bookshare Collection. Look for: #1 Dead in the Water, #2 Dead in the Cellar, #3 Dead in the Melon Patch, #4 Dead in the Dirt, #5 Dead in the Mud, #6 Dead in the Driver's Seat and #7 Dead in the Hay.

Dead in the Cellar (Amanda Hazard Mystery #2)

by Connie Feddersen

[From the back cover:] "She's got Las Vegas legs, but she's had it with life in the fast lane. She's Amanda Hazard--Savvy CPA and amateur sleuth--and she's about to stir up a tornado of trouble in the Oklahoma boondocks! Treacherous twister Sexy cop Nick Thorn's ex-girlfriend has just blown into town ... followed by a tornado that rips through Vamoose, Oklahoma. Amanda knows she has to keep busy and Elmer Jolly's tax forms seem just the ticket. But when she arrives at Jolly's farm, she finds her elderly client in his storm cellar--stone-cold dead. Amanda's been named executrix of Jolly's estate, but the figures tell her that the "fatal accident" theory doesn't add up to a hill of beans. A little chat with Elmer's tight-fisted brothers and cantankerous cousins only stirs up a new storm of hostility. And when Amanda takes a near-fatal tumble out of Elmer's hayloft, she knows she's on target. Then the Will vanishes--leaving Amanda to stop a killer who's waiting to blow her right out of the water ..." Look for the first book in the Amanda Hazard series, Dead in the Water, in the Bookshare collection with Book #3 Dead in the Melon Patch, coming soon.

Dead in the Dirt (Amanda Hazard Mystery #4)

by Connie Feddersen

[From the back cover:] "She's got Las Vegas legs, but she's had it with life in the fast lane. She's Amanda Hazard--savvy CPA and amateur sleuth--and this time she's got a dead man--buried deep in the Oklahoma boondocks--turning over in his grave! A Corpse in the crops Amanda arrives too late to talk taxes with her near- destitute client, Wilbur Bloom! The reclusive farmer is lying in a bullpen, surrounded by some ornery livestock. A search of Bloom's dilapidated farm soon uncovers a wealth of luxuries and a small fortune in antiques. It seems the odd duck was living high on the hog. Unfortunately, one of the richest men in Vamoose, Oklahoma, is now the deadest. Dead in the Dirt Convinced that Bloom's death was no accident, Amanda--with the help of sexy cop Nick Thorn--has to rustle up a suspect, a motive ... and the dirty little secret Bloom took with him to his grave. But nothing stays buried for long. For the good folks of Vamoose--including Amanda--suddenly find themselves haunted by the old hermit's cantankerous spirit. With a dead man out for revenge and a very-much-alive-killer wishing her dead, Amanda Hazard may not stand a ghost of a chance." The Amanda Hazard mysteries are packed with laughs, romance, quirky small town and rural characters as well as action and suspense. Catch up on the entire series in the Bookshare collection including: #1 Dead in the Water, #2 Dead in the Cellar, #3 Dead in the Melon Patch, #5 Dead in the Mud, #6 Dead in the Driver's Seat and #7 Dead in the Hay .

Dead in the Driver's Seat (Amanda Hazard Mystery #6)

by Connie Feddersen

(Back cover) "The road to ruin Amanda is in the market for a practical new truck, so she heads to Vamoose's only car dealership, Lemon's Used Cars. After some hot and heavy negotiations, Amanda buys proprietor Frank Lemon's own truck in a deal too good to refuse. Later that night, when Amanda sees her truck flying down the street, she and reconciled fiancé Police Chief Nick Thorn race after it. But when the truck veers off the road, and the driver is killed, Thorn is blamed. Knowing she has to save her man's career, Amanda puts the pedal to the metal and uncovers more than a trunkful of fraud and a carload of suspects. Digging for clues just where she shouldn't, Amanda soon learns that there's mortal danger in discovery. Because at this dealership, the cars ought to be road tested for murder ..." Look for all of the amusing, well plotted mysteries in this series about a city girl who chooses the small town life in Vamoose where the social centers are the beauty parlor and cafe and her nearest neighbors are chickens, cows, horses, and sheep. Amanda always has an uphill battle convincing the handsome town sheriff that the dead people she finds on her rounds as a CPA are victims of murder, not accidents. #1 Dead in the Water, #2 Dead in the Cellar, #3 Dead in the Melon Patch, #4 Dead in the Dirt, #5 Dead in the Dirt, followed by #7 Dead in the Hay and #8 Dead in the Pumpkin Patch.

Dead in the Melon Patch (Amanda Hazard Mystery #3)

by Connie Feddersen

[From the back cover:] She's got Las Vegas legs but she's had it with life in the fast lane. She's Amanda Hazard--savvy CPA and amateur sleuth--and she's about to take the prize for cornering a killer in the Oklahoma boondocks! Amanda knows she can take the heat. she's in the kitchen, canning for the County Fair, and planning to make sexy cop Nick Thorn eat his words when he sees her walk off with the Blue Ribbon. But when she delivers her entry to the Mac Ado farm and trips over a corpse in the melon patch, Amanda's culinary skills are suddenly put on the back burner. Recipe for murder Convinced that Sheila MacAdo's fatal fall from a ladder was no accident, Amanda concocts her own recipe for trouble. Sheila's three angry ex-husbands plus a passel of local tomcats with sleazy secrets add up to more suspects than Amanda can shake a rake at. Weeding them out will stir up a hornet's nest of trouble ... in a pickle of a puzzle that's about to blow the roof off Vamoose and send Amanda scouring the crowded fairgrounds for a cunning killer.

Dead in the Mud (Amanda Hazard Mystery #5)

by Connie Feddersen

[From the back cover:] "She's got Las Vegas legs but she's had it with life in the fast lane. She's Amanda Hazard--savvy CPA and amateur sleuth--and now she's exposed to a dark cloud of danger when murder storms through the Oklahoma boondocks! A dirty Way to die Amanda is fit to be tied. Torrential rains have turned the town of Vamoose into the mud capital of Oklahoma, and County Commissioner Brown has washed his hands of the whole dirty mess. But after sludging her way to his remote farm, Amanda discovers it's too late to wring his neck. Brown's already dead--lying face down next to his pick-up truck. The cause of death? Apparently--ironically--he drowned in the mud. Dead In The Mud But Amanda, along with her fiancée, Chief of Police Nick Thorn, is convinced--poetic justice notwithstanding--that it's a case of cold-blooded murder. Especially considering Brown's colorful roster of enemies, including one mud-slinging political rival and a particularly vindictive ex-wife. But as Amanda moves closer to the truth, she finds herself sinking deeper into a seething morass of corruption and political skullduggery. Suddenly, Amanda's up to her neck in mortal danger. Suddenly, she's become the easy target for a vengeful killer. ..." Look for all of the amusing, well plotted mysteries in this series about a city girl who chooses the small town life in Vamoose where the social centers are the beauty parlor and cafe and her nearest neighbors are chickens, cows, horses, and sheep. Amanda always has an uphill battle convincing the handsome town sheriff that the dead people she finds on her rounds as a CPA were victims of murder, not accidents. #1 Dead in the Water, #2 Dead in the Cellar, #3 Dead in the Melon Patch, #4 Dead in the Dirt, followed by #6 Dead in the Driver's Seat and #7 Dead in the Hay.

Dead in the Water (Amanda Hazard Mystery #1)

by Connie Feddersen

[From the back cover:] "She's got Las Vegas legs, but she's had it with life in the fast lane. She's Amanda Hazard--savvy CPA and amateur sleuth--and she's about to stir up a tornado of trouble in the Oklahoma boondocks! "If you like it country-style, then Vamoose," read the sign at the city limits ... and Amanda Hazard had done just that. Vamoose was laid back, all right. All she had to do was stroll into the Last Chance Café or Velma's "beehive" Beauty Boutique to find cozy company only miles from the killing pace of Oklahoma City. Content as a bee in clover, Amanda drove out to Bill Farley's. His tax papers were in as much of a mess as his farmyard, but she didn't expect to find him face down in his cattle trough. Though no one believed his death was anything but an accident--including Vamoose's infuriating and irresistible police detective Nick Thorn--Amanda knew murder when she meandered across it. But even as she added Farley's surly son and shop-aholic daughter-in-law to her growing list of suspects, Amanda knew she'd have to act fast to stop a country-bred killer 1from making one citified sleuth his next victim!"

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