Vivian Westwood is smart, practical, and has always followed the rules. She prides herself on her work ethic and climbing her way up the ladder where she just got promoted to her dream job as head horse trainer at the Lady B Horse Farm, leaving her little time for anything more in her life.
Cowboy Clay Preston likes his women like he likes to train his horses, fast. When he answers the help wanted sign at the Lady B Horse Farm, he sets his eyes on Vivian Westwood. He is use to getting what he wants and just because she’s his boss doesn’t stop him.
Vivian plays hard to get. Just when Clay ropes her, the secrets from his past turn their new life upside down.
Fired, broke, and nowhere to go, Luvie Beiderman moves back to her hometown and opens up Primp My Pet Mobile Pet Spa.
Jase Nelson is hot, smart, and has a big heart. Especially when it comes to his Irish Setter Duke. After Primp My Pet pulls into the dog park and Luvie gets out, Jase knows there is definitely enough space in his big heart for another redhead.
Jase isn’t as perfect as everyone thinks. Can Luvie groom him to be Mr. Right?
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Orphaned at a young age, Hallie Mediate was raised by her (slightly) crazy Great Aunt Grace on the wrong side of the tracks in Cincinnati. Hallie dreamed of escaping her hometown and never looking back. After putting herself through college, landing her dream job in Chicago, and starting a romance with her handsome running partner Bo Pompillio, life is finally exactly as she wants it.
That is, until she’s transferred back to the hometown. Not wanting her past to cross paths with her future, Hallie puts her relationship with Bo on hold.
When she arrives in town, Hallie finds crazy Aunt Grace rummaging through a dumpster looking for the “perfect” welcome home gift for her niece. That’s just the beginning. After that, Aunt Grace stays busy by dying her stolen poodle’s hair pink and leaving the dog on her apartment roof to pee, throwing bricks out the window at passing neighbors, and climbing every flag pole to kiss the ornamental eagle.
Hallie finds some sanity at a local jewelry-making class where she uncovers a hidden talent for beading. When her talent is discovered by a major department store jewelry buyer, Hallie realizes that what she had in Chicago might not have been her dream life after all.
When faced with the choice of moving back to Chicago and Bo or taking a leap of faith to start her own jewelry company (with Aunt Grace in tow), Hallie has to make a decision. Will she let her past and her future collide, or will she or keep searching for the happiness she may already have found?
Welcome to Normal, where NOTHING is normal.”Questions, Quarrels, & Quandary: A Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery Series Book 32″ invites you back to the heart of Kentucky’s Daniel Boone National Forest. The Cowgirl Campers, an all-women’s vintage camping club, roll into the Happy Trails Campground with their quaint campers, ready to indulge in the annual 127 yard sale and antique treasure hunting. But amidst the cozy camaraderie, a chilling event shatters the tranquility.
Local woman Etta Hardgrove, a consignor at the Tough Nickel thrift shop, catches the eye of a Cowgirl Camper with her distinctive jewelry. But when Etta is found dead, the Campers swiftly become suspects, mired in a town teeming with those who harbored ill-will against Etta. The mystery deepens, and no one can be trusted.
Meanwhile, campground owner Mae and her partner Hank have their hands full. Hank is preoccupied with a missing teenager’s case while Mae is entangled in wedding plans and premarital counseling that she’s not particularly invested in, much to the dismay of her friend Mary Elizabeth.
As whispers of suspicion turn towards the nomadic Cowgirl Campers, Mae, Dottie, and the intrepid Laundry Club Ladies embark on a mission to unravel the truth behind Etta’s untimely death. They dig deep into Etta’s past and scrutinize the traveling campers, all to ensure the safety of their beloved Normal, Kentucky.
From yard sales to murder trails, “Questions, Quarrels, & Quandary” delivers a captivating blend of cozy camaraderie, nuptial nuances, and mystery that will keep you guessing till the last page.