The Mystery Sisters
Maxine Berra is a retired botany professor living in Colorado. Her sister, Lillian Garrett, is a widowed housewife in Kansas. They travel together in Max's red 1950 Studebaker to see their siblings, nieces, and nephews, as well as old friends. Their visits are not always enthusiastically received because Max tends to be a little bossy. They also seem to end up embroiled in a murder investigation.
Now Available: The Mystery Sisters Books 1-3 boxed set
Max Berra and Lil Garrett, seventy-something sisters, travel the country, annoy their relatives, and solve mysteries. In the first three books of the series, they run risks at a reunion, hunt henchmen and heavies at a haunted house, and trap tricksters at tulip time. For Kindle.
Book 1: Reunion and Revenge
The first book is Reunion and Revenge. Max and Lil return to their hometown in southern Minnesota for a family reunions and the annual Midsummer Festival. They are alarmed to find old grudges about the closing of their father's business still holding sway with a few people forty years later.
Book 2: Foliage and Fatalities
Max and Lil set off for a fall trip the wooded hills of Western Pennsylvania to visit Lil's son Terry and his family. While there, they volunteer to help with a haunted house fund raiser sponsored by the bank Terry works for. Then the special effects become too real!
Book 3: Double Dutch Death
Sometimes tiptoeing through the tulips can lead to murder! Max and Lil, seventy-something sisters, visit their cousin Bess in the middle of the Tulip Fest. But things don't turn out so rosy for a couple of Bess' acquaintances who end up pushing up daisies.
Book 4: Bells and Blazes
Lil's daughter, Georgiann, has taken a new job as director of a visitor's bureau and the first task is to organize the Lights and Luminaries Festival held in December. It's the season of good will and Max and Lil come to visit, expecting a warm and pleasan experience. But when the Mystery Sisters are around, it can be anything but!