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Publisher Description

A new cozy mystery series from USA Today best-selling author Dale Mayer. Follow gardener and amateur sleuth Doreen Montgomery—and her amusing and mostly lovable cat, dog, and parrot—as they catch murderers and solve crimes in lovely Kelowna, British Columbia.

Riches to rags. ... Chaos is still present. ... Memories are fading, ... but not for everyone!

The problem with notoriety is unfair expectations. When Mack’s mother, Millicent Moreau, requests Doreen’s help with a small problem she’s kept hidden for decades, Doreen feels obligated to help. And what harm could it do, after all? Worst-case scenario? It’ll annoy Mack, but that’s something she does on a regular basis anyway.

But when Millicent’s “small problem” turns out to involve a failed marriage, a bag of jewels from a jewelry store that mysteriously burned down decades ago, possible insurance fraud, and maybe even a case of murder, … Doreen will admit that she’s in way over her head.

With her trusty trio of furry and feathered cohorts, she brings an old case into the present—and finds it’s more current than ever …

Mysteries & Thrillers
August 4
Valley Publishing Ltd.
Valley Publishing Ltd.

Customer Reviews

Scmone ,


For someone who doesn’t even try Doreen gets involved with all kinds of interesting escapades much to Mack’s dismay . In this latest trying to find out who owns the jewels found leads her to many twists and turns ending up with robberies fires deaths etc . As usual she ends up causing more work for th RMCP

Book Addict KJB ,

Jewels in the Juniper

Doreen is a work in progress. A divorce eminent and former trophy wife, she is finding herself and becoming a better granddaughter. And finding yet another cold case. This is a mystery series for all ages. Jewels in the Juniper is a standalone book but so much more fun when read in order (watching Doreen evolve from the ashes of her previous life). Meanwhile, a friendship is gently evolving into something more? Absolutely love the team of animals (Mugs the basset hound, Goliath the Maine cat, and Thadeus the parrot) that protect, inspire and push Doreen in her journey.A fun book. A thoughtful book (and a book where you want to give a high five to Doreen).

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.

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