The 20’s roared bloody murder and Jane was there for the votes and for the gin and everything in between. Follow world-traveler, Jane Blackthorn, into adventure and mystery in the early years after the first world war.
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Death in a High Place
1921– The college ski club is having a reunion at a hunting lodge in Canada and Jane decides that some clean living in the great outdoors is just what she needs. But it is apparent that something is very wrong at the Beauvert Ski Lodge and she is shocked to discover that one of her old classmates is dead. Trapped by a blizzard, they are at the mercy of a killer that no one else believes in and it is left to Jane to save the day.
Death in a Low Place (Jane Blackthorn Mystery Series Book 2)
Melanie Jackson, September 2014, 80 pages, $2.99 eBook Price
Fire, Nevada is a town barely clinging to life and it is there Jane Blackthorn goes to hide from her family as she waits for her wedding day. Her beloved Uncle Jack is distracted by troubles at the silver mine. He and his partner are being pressured to sell to an Arizona conglomerate and the mine is being plagued by accidents which the men blame on the tommyknockers. Jane doesn’t believe that the accidents are supernatural in origin but can she and her college friend, Bea Childe, prove it before the situation turns fatal?
A Cozy Christmas
Melanie Jackson, November 2014, 140 pages, $3.99 eBook
When Santa’s visit to the Gulch is called off due to a bad storm Butterscotch Jones has to step in and save Ricky’s Christmas. While Butterscotch is busy in Manitoba, Miss Henry is in Quebec. She is trying to drum up some Christmas spirit while hunting for a missing lawyer. Nicodemus Smith has her hands full tracking down a lost philanthropist who fancies himself to be Santa Claus, and Jane Blackthorn is going her best to cope with a plum pudding thief who is vexing her first Christmas in merry olde England. While Kenneth Mayhew tries to restore order at the Mayhem Mansion revels, Chloe Boston gets some shocking news that will forever change her life, and Tess MacKay is facing some very strange goings on at Wendover House on Christmas Eve.
Midsummer Murders: Death in Taigh Mhor (Jane Blackthorn Mystery Series Book 4)
Melanie Jackson, June 2015, 127 pages, $3.99 eBook
Marry in haste and repent in leisure, or so the old saying goes. Jane is not unhappy in her own marriage but a friend from college, a young heiress, had stumbled into a dark relationship which could end up costing her life. Jane is summoned to Taigh Mhor by a desperate letter talking of malicious spirits and strange accidents. She arrives to find that the unpleasant situation has come to a sinister pass. All her wits will be needed to save her friend from the local evil that wants to see her dead.
This collection includes Butterscotch Jones, Kenneth Mayhew, Jane Blackthorn and Miss Henry stories.