A Double-Pointed Murder

A Double-Pointed Murder

Ann Yost

Cozy Mystery / Romantic Suspense / Historical Fiction

Double Pointed Knitting Needle Becomes Murder Weapon in the Cozy Mystery, A DOUBLE POINTED MURDER by Ann Yost—Red Jacket, Michigan, On the Keweenaw Peninsula—When Cricket Koski, a barmaid from the Black Fly, is stabbed to death with a double-pointed knitting needle on New Year's Eve and deposited in the bed of Lars Teljo, it's up to Hatti Lehtinen to exonerate her ex-brother-in-law. It's not that Hatti, who runs a fishing-slash-knitting supply shop, is a trained detective. It's just that Sheriff Clump considers his collar a slam dunk because an affair between Lars and Cricket three years earlier has made him vulnerable to blackmail.But there's a problem...Everyone in the tiny, Finnish-American town on the Keweenaw Peninsula has to wear more than one hat and, as acting president of the chamber of commerce, Hatti has to host a quintet of television personalities who arrive unexpectedly to film an Antiques Roadshow knockoff called What's in...
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He Loves Lucy

He Loves Lucy

Ann Yost

Cozy Mystery / Romantic Suspense / Historical Fiction

Sheriff Jake Langley is juggling too many things. He's raising twins, locked in a custody battle, and his housekeeper is missing. He needs an administrative assistant—or a wife. What he gets is an imaginative but misguided nanny who creates chaos in his home and lust in his heart. Lucy Outlaw wants to set the journalistic world on its ear and prove she's ready for prime time...just as soon as she finds a job. In the meantime, she can't resist a temporary position taking care of Jake's darling twins, especially since she's long worshiped the sheriff from afar. When a local developer is found murdered near the Blackbird Reservation, Lucy is determined to cover the story, even though Jake is equally determined to keep her out of danger—and out of his heart. Can Jake win the battle? Or will he discover the real victory lies in loving Lucy?
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That Voodoo That You Do

That Voodoo That You Do

Ann Yost

Cozy Mystery / Romantic Suspense / Historical Fiction

After catching her fiancé and a bridesmaid in a tete-a-crotch, Jessie Maynard vowed to renounce men forever. Or at least until Christmas. She figured she'd hole up for the holiday in her late Aunt Blanche's sleepy southern town. But the residents of Mystic Hollow weren't so much sleeping as dying and her aunt's witch hat house was already occupied by a sexy, green-eyed sorcerer who knew just how to make a girl change her mind.Luke Tanner's ex-wife had turned his heart to ice, so spending five days with a feisty runaway bride was no threat, at least not until Jessie entangled him in a murder investigation of a philandering minister and locked him in a coffin. Luke's plans for a hot little affair with Jessie did not include marriage, until his ex-wife showed up gift wrapped, and he had to make a choice: the past or the future?
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About a Baby

About a Baby

Ann Yost

Cozy Mystery / Romantic Suspense / Historical Fiction

Timing is everything...Small-town veterinarian Hallie Scott loves all creatures great and small except for boa constrictors and Basil Outlaw, the man whose Christmas eve rejection slammed the door on her last chance to have a baby of her own. Baz Outlaw doesn't believe in love or family but his life is empty without Hallie. A year later he shows up under her tree prepared to give her everything but he's too late. Motherhood is out, Hallie's started a new life and Baz is harboring a small secret that could break her heart all over again. Will their sizzling chemistry and Hallie's warm heart be enough to overcome the timing and make this Christmas all about love?
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Eye of the Tiger Lily

Eye of the Tiger Lily

Ann Yost

Cozy Mystery / Romantic Suspense / Historical Fiction

What makes a respectable midwife decide to rob a sperm bank? Temporary insanity? When Molly Whitecloud poses as a call girl to investigate rumors of corruption at the Blackbird Reservation resort and casino, she finds herself teamed up with Cameron Outlaw, her high school sweetheart and the only man she ever truly loved. Still smarting from her long-ago betrayal of him, Cameron wants nothing to do with the girl he once nicknamed Tiger Lily. But when the Indian Gaming Commission asks him to protect her by posing as her lover, he reluctantly agrees. Suddenly, he's sharing a hotel room and a still-powerful chemistry with the woman he's hated for twelve years. But is it really hate? As the danger intensifies and the old attraction explodes, Molly knows she has to be honest with Cam. But what happens when he discovers she's keeping not one but two baby secrets? This is a new release of a previously published edition.
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For Better or Hearse

For Better or Hearse

Ann Yost

Cozy Mystery / Romantic Suspense / Historical Fiction

When Daisy Budd and her slightly dysfunctional sisters decide to turn a mortuary into a fashionable wedding boutique, they expect some opposition. After all, towns like Mayville don't care much for change. But when a body shows up in the mortuary's fountain, Daisy knows it's time to leave the bridezillas behind and solve the mystery. Nick Bowman, disinherited son of the town's leading family, is back after a seven-year estrangement. He's determined to protect his late grandfather's reputation by locating some loot supposedly hidden in the mortuary's cellar. But Nick's quest is complicated by the new owner. Daisy doesn't trust his motives and she's uncomfortable with the sparks the two of them generate, especially since Nick used to date her sister. When a second body shows up at the mortuary, Nick and Daisy need to work together to find the truth--but what happens when their inconvenient sparks become flames?
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