In this all-new culinary cozy mystery series, reporter turned Tex-Mex waitress Josie Callahan is about to go from serving queso to solving cases…
After losing her newspaper job in Austin and having her former fiancé unfriend her on Facebook, Josie Callahan scoops up her Chihuahua, Lenny, and slinks back to Broken Boot, Texas. Maybe working as head waitress at Milagro—her aunt and uncle’s Tex-Mex restaurant—isn’t exactly living the dream, but it is a fresh start. And business is booming as tourists pour into Broken Boot for its famous Wild West Festival. But when a local jewelry designer is found strangled outside Milagro after a tamale-making party, Josie’s reporter instincts kick in. As suspects pile up and alibis crack faster than taco shells, Josie needs to wrap up this case tighter than her tía’s tortillas—before another victim calls for the check...
The Good, The Bad, The Guacamole:
Book 2: The Taste of Texas Mystery Series
Cinco de Murder
Book 3: The Taste of Texas Mystery Series
It's fiesta time in Broken Boot, Texas, and tourists are pouring into town faster than free beer at a bull roping for the mouthwatering Cinco de Mayo festivities. Tex-Mex waitress Josie Callahan, her feisty abuela, and even her spunky Chihuahua Lenny are polishing their folklórico dances for Saturday's big parade, while Uncle Eddie is adding his own spicy event to the fiesta menu: Broken Boot's First Annual Charity Chili Cook-off.
But Uncle Eddie's hopes of impressing the town council go up in smoke when cantankerous chili cook Lucky Straw is found dead in his tent. And when Josie's beloved uncle is accused of fatal negligence, she, Lenny, and the steadfast Detective Lightfoot must uncover who ended the ambitious chilihead's life--before another cook kicks the bucket.
Here Today, Gone Tamale:
Book 1: The Taste of Texas Mysteries
Tex-Mex waitress and part-time reporter Josie Callahan serves up some home-style justice in this spicy mystery from the author of Here Today, Gone Tamale.
Business continues to boom in Broken Boot as tourists pour into town for the annual Homestead Days celebration. Opening the festivities at Two Boots Dance Hall is smooth-talking country singer Jeff Clark, who just happens to be the ex-boyfriend of Patti Lopez, Josie’s best friend. To impress her editor at the Broken Boot Bugle, Josie and her Chihuahua Lenny pursue the up and coming singer to Patti’s house, hoping for an interview. Instead of an exclusive, they discover Clark face down in a bowl of guacamole. With Patti suddenly a murder suspect, Josie must use her reporter skills to find out who had a chip on their shoulder--before the killer double-dips...