The Beauty and Beast E

The Beauty and Beast E

Beate Boeker

Mystery / Romance / Humor and Comedy

All Jill wants is a calm wellness evening in the secure environment of her bath to recuperate from an exhausting week at work. However, fate intervenes in the form of an attractive neighbor . . . This hilarious & romantic short story will make you laugh out loud. It also includes a preview for another contemporary romance, set in Italy.Each year the two high mages of Wynter and Pyria come to the Neutral Lands to sign a treaty that has kept a fragile peace between the lands of ice and fire. However, climate change is destroying these two delicate societies and it's up to Asha and Shard not only to find a solution to the danger facing their people, but to come to terms with the fire and ice in their own hearts. Will these elements of love save their countries or drive a bigger wedge between them?
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Tricky Death

Tricky Death

Beate Boeker

Mystery / Romance / Humor and Comedy

Never before has a case been as tricky as this: The newlywed husband of Carlina's cousin is found drunk and unconscious in the arms of a dead prostitute. He claims he has no idea how he got there, but even his wife doesn't believe him. Commissario Stefano Garini is forced to investigate this case, and though he believes Lucio has been framed, he can't find the evidence he needs. On the contrary, every new clue seems to provide proof that Lucio is the murderer. On top of that, Aunt Violetta and Uncle Teo have come up with a new business venture that keeps the Mantonis busier than ever: Guinea pig racing! Tricky Death is the eighth in the cozy mystery series Temptation in Florence, but it can be read as a stand-alone because all characters are explained and the plot barely refers to previous books. Book 1: Delayed Death Book 2: Charmer's Death Book 3: Banker's Death Book 4: Expected Death Book 5: Seaside Death Book 6: Classic Death...
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Elegant Death

Elegant Death

Beate Boeker

Mystery / Romance / Humor and Comedy

Carlina and Stefano's marriage party is brought to an abrupt end when the glamorous girlfriend of Enzo, Carlina's brother, is shot. Dorotea left her fortune and the famous Milanese Camicie di Silva, a luxurious company for men's shirts, to Enzo, so everything points to him as the culprit. Stefano can't take the case because he's now officially related, but that doesn't stop the Mantonis. Without further ado, Enzo engages Carlina and Stefano as business consultants. To find the real murderer, they have to dive deep into the corporate tangles of the fashion industry in Milan where nothing is as it seems ... Elegant Death is the seventh in the cozy mystery series Temptation in Florence. Book 1: Delayed Death Book 2: Charmer's Death Book 3: Banker's Death Book 4: Expected Death Book 5: Seaside Death Book 6: Classic Death Book 7: Elegant Death
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