I scanned the trees with my flashlight. “I think we’ve found our—Freddie? Where did you go?” I spun my flashlight around only to have it land on him perched atop a boulder at the side of the trail. “What are you doing? Get down from there.”
Title: Haunted Hayride with Murder
Author: Auralee Wallace
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press, September 25, 2018
Format/Source: ebook, iBooks
ISBN: 9781250151506 Series: Otter Lake
It’s almost Halloween, and this year Erica and Freddie’s company, Otter Lake Security (hashtag OLS) is overseeing festivities at the Honeycutt Apple Orchard. Erica thinks it will be a fun gig. Why wouldn’t it be? There’s a haunted barn, a creepy corn maze, and Grandma Honeycutt’s heavenly apple crumble. The only drawback, really, is Freddie. Local legend claims the orchard woods are haunted by the Apple Witch, and Freddie is terrified he’ll run in to her. Their employee, Rhonda’s, insistence on “thirty-one days of horror” movie nights has only amplified his fears. But as long as Erica can talk Freddy down from the boulders, it should all be fine, right?
Then a boot is found, along with a decomposing foot, and even though Erica is insistent that she is not investigating the case, she so is.
Release Date: May 1, 2018 ISBN: 9781250151476
A murdered maid of honor causes complications for Erica Bloom when she is tasked with both standing in as the young woman’s replacement and solving the mystery before the bride and groom say “I do”.
“Oh relax,” Freddie groaned. “I need a minute. Besides, I don’t think you killed anyone. The police would have nabbed you by now. It doesn’t look like we made a run for it. Plus…I think you’d be bloodier.”
Title: Ring In the Year with Murder
Author: Auralee Wallace
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press, October 31, 2017
Format/Source: Paperback, Bookstore
ISBN: 9781250151452 Series: Otter Lake
It’s New Year’s Eve, and Erica Bloom has decided it’s going to be a lovely evening, no matter what. She and her business partner/”BFF forever” Freddie are running security for a fabulous Great Gatsby themed gala at the positively posh Hemlock estate. So what if her ex, Grady, and his perky, perfect girlfriend will be attending? But when Freddie’s dog, Stanley, falls ill after lapping up the remnants of a dropped wine glass containing poison and Grady becomes the prime suspect, Erica and Freddie get sleuthing around the glitzy gathering to find the culprit, save Grady from going to jail, and get #justiceforstanley.