Puzzling Mysteries

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 Nailed It Home Reno Mysteries


Homicide by Hammer


Rowena Summerfield is so close to finishing the renovation of boyfriend Chuck’s wine bar, she can practically taste the champagne. But the project she’s doing with her daughter and partner in Nailed It Home Renos screeches to a halt when murder claims the brother of the wine consultant. Once again, the Shasta Police Department drafts Ro to return to her role as homicide detective and help her old partner Herc find the killer.


Author Barbara Barrett

Meet Barbara

Welcome to my website. If you’re looking for cozy mysteries that also feature friendships, family and community, you’ve come to the right place. I have also written several lighthearted, contemporary romances featuring compelling personal issues. My website features both my cozy mysteries and my romances.

Prefer cozy mysteries? Start with my Mah Jongg Mystery Series!

Prefer romance? Start with a reader favorite!

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Four retired senior sleuths augment their weekly mah jongg game investigating homicides in their small central Florida community of Serendipity Springs even though they occasionally are at odds with the local sheriff.

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