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 →