Harley Henrickson Box Set
A nerdy whiskey distiller's life is upended when a famous rockstar moves to town and murders start occurring.
BOOK 1: MURDER COMES TO NOTCHEY CREEK
"Andrews mixes up a tasty cocktail out of appealing ingredients." -Kirkus Reviews
It's Halloween in Notchey Creek, Tennessee, and whiskey distiller Harley Henrickson is preparing for the town's autumn harvest festival. Harley lives a quiet life of books and hard work, an introvert who is dismissed by many as the town nerd. Her life is changed when she and her best friend, Tina Rizchek, discover a disoriented stranger in the ditch, mumbling about a lost boy. When the man disappears into the woods, Harley is left with many unanswered questions. Who was the mysterious man, and what happened to the boy?
As she digs deeper, she discovers the stranger, in reality, was no stranger at all, and had ties to many highly-esteemed citizens in town. When one of those citizens, a wealthy history professor, is murdered on Halloween night, Harley decides to investigate. What she discovers is a multitude of secrets, lies, and sins, dating back decades, and revolving around a rockstar who has chosen Notchey Creek as his new home.
BOOK TWO: THE GHOSTS OF NOTCHEY CREEK
"A deftly constructed and thoroughly enjoyable small-town murder mystery with a Christmas twist." -- Kirkus Reviews
A dead body in the woods and ghostly encounters at Briarcliffe have Harley Henrickson searching for answers in the town's tragic history.
It's the holiday season in Notchey Creek, and Harley Henrickson is busy mixing yuletide cocktails at her store, Smoky Mountain Spirits. There is snow on the ground, holiday music in the air, and wreathes on every lamppost. Everything seems perfect for the town’s biggest event of the year, the Small Town Christmas Festival. But not all is merry and bright in this little mountain town. Harley senses something eerie in the air, and it all points to Notchey Creek's oldest and most beautiful home—Briarcliffe.
No sooner has rock star Beau Arson settled into Briarcliffe Mansion, than a self-righteous ghost hunter arrives in town, telling macabre tales about Beau’s new home. According to legend, a young woman by the name of Margaret Reed hanged herself in the woods behind Briarcliffe on Christmas Day, over a century ago. To make matters worse, Beau has been experiencing ghostly encounters at night, seeking to drive him from his family’s home.
When Harley finds the body of a mysterious woman in the woods near Briarcliffe, and then a wealthy antiques dealer is murdered, she decides to investigate.
BOOK THREE: LOVING AND DYING IN NOTCHEY CREEK
A Booklife by Publishers Weekly Editor's Pick
"Another twisty, entertaining entry in this cozy series featuring an appealing investigator." - Kirkus Reviews
A trail of poison-pen letters, car fires, lethal cupcakes, secret affairs, and blackmail, leads Harley Henrickson to the town's new bookstore and a handsome graduate student who has come to Notchey Creek under mysterious circumstances.
It's Valentine's Day in Notchey Creek, Tennessee, and whiskey distiller Harley Henrickson is volunteering at the Reading is Love festival. Books line the streets, snowflakes dapple the air, and paper hearts adorn storefront windows. But no sooner have the festivities begun, when Harley finds the charred remains of a car and a body outside Briarwood Park.
While Sheriff Jed Turner is initially convinced the fire was an accident, Harley suspects something more sinister. When a much-disliked editor of the town’s newspaper is murdered, and Harley's best friend, Tina Rizchek, is framed for the crime, Harley decides to investigate.