Joan Spencer Mysteries

A series by Sara Hoskinson Frommer

Murder in C Major
By Sara Hoskinson Frommer
Series: Joan Spencer Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,400. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction
The Oliver Civic Symphony is just another small-town orchestra, a gathering spot for local amateur musicians. It has weekly rehearsals, punch and cookies, and colorful gossip, and now… it has murder.
Buried in Quilts
By Sara Hoskinson Frommer
Series: Joan Spencer Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,980. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction
Joan Spencer, violinist and manager of the Oliver, Indiana Civic Symphony, is busy with preparations for the group’s performance at the hugely popular annual quilt show. But when the body of show organizer Mary Sue Ellett is found under a quilt, the competition takes on a sinister tone.
Murder & Sullivan
By Sara Hoskinson Frommer
Series: Joan Spencer Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,960. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction
The third in the delightful Joan Spencer mystery series combines a staging of a Gilbert & Sullivan production with murder in a small town. A tornado sweeps through the town of Oliver, Indiana, catching Joan Spencer and a young girl named Laura Putnam in its wake. Joan saves the young girl’s life and receives a hero’s welcome from the members of the Putnam family, including Judge David Putnam.
The Vanishing Violinist
By Sara Hoskinson Frommer
Series: Joan Spencer Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,910. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction
When a rare Stradivarius is stolen at an international competition, and the seductive violinist who owned it vanishes, Joan Spencer’s daughter Rebecca’s amiable fiancé is the prime suspect. With her own fiancé, Lt. Fred Lundquist, working a fatal hit-and-run in town, it’s up to Joan to uncover the simmering tensions beneath the players and to string together a theft, a disappearance, and a murder.
Witness in Bishop Hill
By Sara Hoskinson Frommer
Series: Joan Spencer Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,310. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction
Joan Spencer and her new husband, Lt. Fred Lundquist, are thrilled to visit Fred’s family in Bishop Hill, the Swedish-American community where Fred grew up. Fred’s mother is farther down the road to Alzheimer’s than Joan and Fred were told, and it only gets worse when she witnesses a brutal murder but is too disoriented to describe the killer. Suddenly everyone in the small village is a suspect.
Her Brother's Keeper
By Sara Hoskinson Frommer
Series: Joan Spencer Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,260. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction
A few days before her daughter's wedding, Joan’s trying to keep up with the planning when her ex-con brother Dave, the family black sheep, shows up way too early. Meanwhile Joan has to keep up with work, the groom's mother disapproves of everyone and everything; and Joan's own mother-in-law, whose mind is failing fast, lands smack in the middle of a murder…