The first three Lizzie Crenshaw mysteries in one book!
Death of a Cantankerous Old Coot - Someone has killed Amos Gardner, one of the leading citizens of Brookdale. The sheriff wonders if it has something to do with the lawsuit Amos filed against his own granddaughter, Lizzie Crenshaw. When someone tries to kill Amos' wife, she points the finger at Lizzie, who must work with the new deputy to figure out what is going on before she is either thrown in jail...or becomes a victim herself.
Death Makes the Front Page - Lizzie Crenshaw, who is now working at the local newspaper, sees someone assaulting her boss, Dale Gordon. Hours later, Dale's assailant ends up dead. As Lizzie helps Sheriff Owen Greene investigate, details about Dale's past come back to haunt him when they learn he has a past connection to the dead man. Did Dale exact a dish of cold revenge, or is someone setting him up to take the fall? It's up to Lizzie and her friends to discover the truth, before she ends up a blurb on the obit page in the newspaper.
Death Stalks the Law - Debra Cosgrove, has come back to town, and Lizzie's life begins to fall apart. It seems people who are close to Lizzie are keeping secrets, and Aunt Debra knows what those secrets are. Adding to the confusion is an old college boyfriend of Lizzie's who seems to have ulterior motives. When an explosion seriously injures an FBI agent as well as Lizzie, all bets are off. Secrets are exposed, and Lizzie has to try to pick up the pieces while trying to keep Aunt Debra from killing someone she loves.