The Fox’s Watch
The Fox’s Watch is the first entry into the Malibu Mystery Novel Series.
Alana Fox is a woman of a certain age and the gatekeeper to Malibu’s social scene. Alana knows who lives where, who does what, and who does who in 90263. If you are new in town, Alana can open doors to parties, premieres, and private shindigs. For a small fee, and a referral, of course. The referral helps Alana weed out the likes of Little Miss Tight Buns – her ex-husband’s new, young wife.
The fee is paid in cash and helps Alana to keep the IRS’s paws off at least some of her money. Alana enjoys the social clout she wields. But when her newest client becomes a suspect in a spectacular art robbery, Alana finds her reputation in shreds. But when the new client is murdered, Alana finds herself the prime suspect. To restore her good name and keep the cops from hauling her off to jail, Alana must find out who set her up and why. As she struggles to redeem herself, Alana learns she is about to be set up for yet another murder. And this time, the intended target is Little Miss Tight Bun’s toddler son!
Wildly entertaining with delicious splashes of humor, ‘The Fox’s Watch’ is a mystery novel all about how you don’t know what is important until you lose everything you think is important. Written with women over 50 in mind, it is set against the glittering backdrop of Malibu. ‘The Fox’s Watch’ is both a mystery book and a knowing social satire that will keep you guessing from the first page to the last.
The Third Side
The Third Side is the second entry into the Malibu Mystery Novel Series.
As the gatekeeper of the Malibu social scene, Alana Fox is used to helping her clients with finding a bridge group, or even a new man.
When Hollywood widow Francis Ferguson contacts Alana, however, she’s in search of something a bit more complicated–something that will throw Alana in the middle of some decades-old family secrets that continue to cause damage after all these years.
With Alana’s help, Francis hopes to reconnect with some old girlfriends—really old girlfriends, dating back to glamorous 1940s Hollywood, where she worked as a seamstress before marrying studio tycoon Milton Ferguson. The girls had bonded while stitching hems and taking in waistbands for some of Hollywood’s biggest stars but lost contact as they each married and moved on with their lives.
Bringing together the group of gal-pals may be tougher than it seems though, especially when a tragic event puts the happy reunion on hold. Soon, Alana finds herself uncovering some shocking secrets—secrets that indicate that Francis’s past may have a darker side than she could ever imagine.
From scandalous affairs to forged documents, Alana digs deeper and deeper in this novel to put the pieces together and close the book on this captivating mystery for good. The rare mystery novel written for women over 50, ‘The Third Side’ is one book you won’t be able to put down.
The Most Guilty
“Those who are caught are not always the most guilty’. -Aesop.
The Most Guilty is the third and most recent entry into the Malibu Mystery Novel Series.
Alana Fox, the gatekeeper to Malibu society, is no stranger to mystery—she’s already cracked two of Malibu’s toughest cases. Her latest adventure hits close to home when threats to gubernatorial candidate Ken Wheeler are carried out during a gala held at the York Estate. Ken is unharmed but Alana’s closest friend, Jorjana York, ends up in the ICU fighting for her life.
Did the attack have something to do with Wheeler’s shady past? Did it have anything to do with the theft of Alana’s vintage Mustang? To avenge her friend and find her missing car, Alana must dive deep into a world of political kingmakers and prolific car thieves.