Blake and Shelby Gunner think they’re living the perfect life. He’s a hotshot homicide detective and she is doing what she loves best, small theatre acting. But after an arrest goes badly and Blake is shot and injured, they decide to leave the crime-ridden city for the quiet, quirky little hamlet where he grew up.More info →
Blake and Shelby Gunner’s plans to renovate the old boathouse go awry when murder comes calling...
Autumn in Port Scuttlebutt usually means a stormy Lake Superior, crisp temperatures, vibrant fall colors, and an invasion of deer hunters. This year, there’s also a shallow grave.
There is a lot going on in Port Scuttlebutt these days. Double Barrel Investigations is up and running, and Shelby’s dream to direct community theatre is closer than ever as the Port Playhouse is nearly complete, but a life-changing curveball throws both Blake and Shelby for a loop. Add to that the body of a man washed up on the bank of Lake Superior and you’ve got an unforgettable summer.More info →
Snow is falling, the temperature is dropping, and a young woman and her newborn have gone missing. A suicidal man, found unconscious near Lake Superior, may be the last person to have seem them. Ironically, he can’t help... because he made a wish that he had never been born.
Set two nights before Christmas, this novella will put you in the holiday spirit from the opening scene. With a Shakespearian twist of The Winter’s Tale and a nod toward It’s a Wonderful Life, Christmas in Port Scuttlebutt has all the charm, mystery, romance, and humor that’s needed to curl up in your favorite chair with this holiday season.More info →
"Well-apparel'd April on the heel of limping Winter treads" ~William Shakespeare~
It's spring in Port Scuttlebutt. The icy banks of Lake Superior are thawing, the forest is budding with new growth, and Shelby is overdue to give birth to their first child. Before they can choose a name for the littlest Gunner, Blake and Shelby are pulled into two very different cases in this fifth installment of the Double Barrel Mysteries.
An elderly couple's guard dog is shot on their own land and the owners want someone to pay. Blake suspects a near-sighted poacher, but after an ongoing feud comes to light between the couple and nearby neighbors, he realizes a whole lot more is going on.
Farley Jones, the self-appointed mayor of Port Scuttlebutt, has made an ever-expanding enemy base. So, it's not surprising there are suspects aplenty when he turns up dead in a celebrity's fishing cabin. Getting justice for the most-hated man in town won't be easy or comfortable for Blake and Shelby, especially when they have to treat everyone like potential murderers. Even their own friends and family.More info →
Brenna has lived most of her life just left of the right side of the law. While on vacation at a secluded ski resort, her past finally catches up with her. Her father, who she hasn’t seen since she ran away at sixteen, suddenly wants to reconcile.More info →
Ivy and Brenna don’t always let their men handle the hard things for them. Sometimes, knowing a girlfriend has your back is the only way to deal with the kind of trouble that seems to follow these two around. That, and a mutual trust in the God who rescued them in the past. New faith is definitely going to get tested in Trial by Fire.More info →
Jael is the Chosen One. Born to be a vampire slayer, her destiny was written in the Book of the Shunned. She's been chosen by God to set the Minnesota Loon Lake Amish community free from the grip of the Bishop, an ancient and powerful vampire who has been using the Amish people for his own personal Jamba Juice.More info →
When tragedy strikes acclaimed mystery writer L.E. Stanfield, she is left without ballast or sail, floundering in grief and a crisis of faith. Dealing with agoraphobia and fear of the outside world, she locks herself away in a computerized smart home. But when her secure system is taken over by an unknown perpetrator and details from her work-in-progress are used to terrify her, she finds her safe place no longer safe.More info →