I see it in their eyes. People look at my face and assume I'm too old to ski, paddle board, kayak, ride my bike, or even think for myself. But so long as I avoid mirrors I forget the wrinkles and forget to "act my age."
My protagonists don't behave in an "age appropriate" manner either!
Laura's elderly mother has refused to speak to her only child in four years. But when Mother falls and needs help, Laura races home to care for her. Mother is as critical and cantankerous as ever, but something new has been added when she starts mentioning a baby girl named Sarah.
Is Sarah real or a figment of the confused imagination of a woman in the early stages of Alzheimer's? Do pain meds cloud Mother's grip on reality? Laura needs to find out.
What she uncovers about her mother's past during WWII in Halifax, changes everything
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Leena and her lawyer/sister, Georgia, are estranged when, out of the blue, Georgia phones begging for Leena’s help. Georgia is on the run. Her husband was brutally murdered and the police suspect her. She needs a place to hide until she can prove her innocence.
An Orca Book Publishers Rapid Read for adult readers.
Petra's husband, Chris, is a successful lawyer and a respected member of the community who is running for political office. Everyone loves Chris. He is such a nice guy!
Only Petra knows the real Chris, the violent man who threatens to take their four old daughter from her if Petra tries to leave him.
She sees only one way out. But is she strong enough? Will she get caught?
A case for the Out to Lunch Investigators and work in progress.
Darla, Maureen, and Inge meet every Wednesday for lunch. One Wednesday Inge brags about a younger man she met online who is crazy in love with her. She gets angry when her friends warn her to be careful.
Maureen, a retired cop, and Darla, a retired drama teacher, decide to check him out.
Can two 'older' women use their lifetimes of experience to outcon a professional con man?
The first Out to Lunch Investigation is born!
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Petra's mother, Maarta confessed to killing her son-in-law and faces life in prison. But Maarta's cousin, Inge, doesn't believe it. She knows Maarta has never been violent in her life.
So Inge hires the Out to Lunch Investigators to uncover the truth.
Another case for the Out to Lunch Investigators and work in progress.