Cozy mystery *1 set on the SW Washington Coast. Something evil has happened at the Clamshell Motel, and early retiree Sylvia Avery is right in the thick of it. With insider help from Mercedes, her mature but mischievous lounger friend at the Spartina Point Casino and Resort, Syl works to prove that Harold Rodman the Third, a.k.a “Uncle Harry,” is up to something fishy.More info →
Cozy mystery *2 set on the SW Washington Coast. A movie production crew has come to the coastal community of Tinkerstown, but before they first scenes are shot, two murders have been committed. Although the MOs are quite different, Sheriff Donaldson doggedly searches for any possible connection between the two deaths.More info →
Cozy mystery *3 set on the SW Washington Coast. The merry geriatric belly dancing troupe may be just a tad too merry, considering all of them have become recent widows. But what about those hefty life insurance policies? Is it the money that’s putting a spring back into their step? Sheriff Donaldson, with a little help from some unexpected sources, is determined to get to the bottom of these untimely deaths.More info →
Cozy mystery *4 set on the SW Washington Coast. Those frolicsome geriatric belly-dancing widows of the North Beach Peninsula are looking for love again, and Sylvia Avery is recruited to help them navigate the hoops, hurdles, and hustles of online dating.
Love is in the air, online and elsewhere, but Sheriff D’s background checks reveal that a few of these fellows are up to no good. Can they be stopped before someone gets killed?More info →
Without resorting to gastric bypass, lap band surgery, liquid fasts, diet pills, or extreme exercise, I lost a total of 252 pounds, and am maintaining a healthy weight between 140 and 145.More info →
Sixty-eight humorous personal experience stories gleaned from Jan’s former 11-time award-winning newspaper column. “Writing a column for a small town newspaper is like walking naked through the streets.” These stories are sure to tickle your funny bone.
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Sixty-three funny and true classroom anecdotes. Every teacher has taught many kids like Josh; many parents have raised one. A great gift for anyone who’s ever known a wonderfully precocious child!
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