When murder comes to Harvest Falls, amateur sleuths abound. But the killer’s game pits friend against friend, and everyone’s in danger of a final turn.
A DAGGER AMONG FRIENDS is an amateur sleuth mystery novel with humorous elements. It plays on cozy mystery tropes and flips them on their heels.
"a fun amateur sleuth read!" - Amazon reviewer
Charlie Goode is struggling to reset her life. After a split from her longtime partner, she’s returned home to the Pacific Northwest town of Harvest Falls. Drifting between jobs at her cousin’s board game shop and the police station, she avoids commitment like the plague.
When her one-time BFF is murdered, Charlie looks to her father, the chief of police, for justice. But to Charlie’s shock and dismay, not everyone trusts her father’s abilities, or his integrity, and Harvest Falls soon devolves into a frenzy of half-baked theories and armchair detecting.
Determined to protect her father’s reputation, Charlie finds herself battling wits with the bumbling sleuths, joining the hunt for her friend’s killer. But with librarians, florists, and bakers tromping through crime scenes, hurling accusations, and fudging the law, she’ll have to act fast before the killer’s dagger pricks another friend...