Boom-Books is a boutique San Francisco publisher specializing in Mystery/Crime, Romance, & Adventure. For our authors, familiar genres are a launching pad to explore strange territory, from Cape Cod theatre to a buccaneers' Mardi Gras in old Louisiana. All of our Boom-Books meet rigorous professional standards of content, editing, and design in print and/or digital form. In the chaotic Wild West of 21st-century publishing, Boom-Books offers readers great stories at affordable prices.
In college they were rebel artists. Now Cory Goodwin's a Boston journalist, and Lilah Darnell Easton's a wealthy publisher's wife. Sniffing for a scoop at Bruce Easton's posh Christmas party, Cory uncovers frictions and rivalries among the guests which erupt into a string of nasty pranks. But when a blizzard traps everyone overnight, and the pranks turn fatal, it's up to Cory to stop the culprit.
With a new name and new soup-chef’s job at Leo’s Back End, Lydia Vivaldi thinks she’s home free--until she learns her best friend on Cape Cod took a fatal fall off a ladder. Only local artist Edgar Rowdey shares Lydia’s doubts about the “accident.” Can a Wampanoag cashier, a retired Broadway musical team, and a hippie bookstore clerk, among others, help these unlikely sleuths avert more deaths?
When her beloved Belmont goes up in flames, Victoria "Tory" Allen jumps on a horse to save her injured grandfather. Her childhood sweetheart, Grandall's nephew Charles, is sure he can tame this unconventional belle...until the old man hires a stranger, Ned Finn, to train the new hunters. Who is Finn? Can either man in this "battle of stallions" help Tory save Belmont without breaking her heart?