The first three complete, original, Loveda Brown historical mystery ebooks in one bundle!
Cozy up with a cuppa and enjoy these mountaintop mysteries with a feisty small town community, hidden villains, and the unsinkable Loveda Brown. With the fun of a historical whodunnit and the flavor of turn-of-the-century Wild West, the Idyllwild Mystery Series gallops to the last page.
The Great Loveda Brown
Loveda Brown thinks she’s running from her hot-tempered husband, but a hidden killer in the tiny town of Idyllwild has other plans for her.
When Loveda Brown arrives in the tiny mountainside town of Idyllwild, California, as yet the Wild West of 1912, she is running from her husband. But when a body turns up the next day, she realizes she might have worse things following her… That cold, clenched fist holds something that forces Loveda to stay in Idyllwild and use all of her wits to stop another murder from happening. Probably her own.
Loveda Brown Comes Home
Loveda Brown inherits more than a tiny hotel in the town of Idyllwild, she inherits the guests that come with it and the killer walking among them.
Loveda Brown has inherited more than a tiny hotel in Idyllwild, California, as yet the Wild West of 1912, she’s inherited trouble. A pretentious lawyer, a Boy Scout troop invasion, insufferable suffragettes, and a pair of pompous honeymooners are about to interrupt her best laid plans. Between murder and a kidnapping, the pressure is on for Loveda to clean up the town she longs to call home.
Loveda Brown Sings the Blues
Loveda Brown must save an opera singer from his lethal pursuer, but a tangle of masculine admiration has her singing the blues.
When opera singer André Bernardi arrives in the tiny mountainside town of Idyllwild, California, as yet the Wild West of 1912, mysterious accidents follow him. Can Loveda Brown prevent his murder while dealing with the advances of a passionate artist, and will a zealous paleontologist dig up more than he expected? A shocking package on the stagecoach might hold all the answers.
Addicting – Douglas M. ★★★★★
This series started out charming me with stories of the old days in an area I once called home. Then the writing skills of J. Tunnell carried the saga forward with action, tension and drama. I could not stop until the series was read. A great way to spend a few afternoons.
Fun – Elaine C. Petrosino ★★★★
Fun. Sort of a “beach read “ but with interesting historic details and a fierce protagonist. Even a decent who dunnit aspect. I enjoyed it.
Highly recommend – P. Wipf, Reader’s Favorite ★★★★★
“I finished The Great Loveda Brown ready to start another adventure with her. Jolie Tunnell creates an adventurous series of the early 1900s in the tiny mountainside town of Idyllwild, California. Loveda was running from her unfaithful and angry husband when she stumbles into the town of Idyllwild. Hoping to hide from Billy long enough to find an alternate route to her uncle’s place in Los Angeles, Loveda hides in the closest hotel to the stagecoach exchange. The next day, Billy’s body is found just miles from where she is staying. She must lodge in town until her name is cleared. Another death keeps her there to hunt for the connection between the two deaths. Loveda draws the killer’s attention as she gets closer to the truth. Can she avoid getting killed long enough to get justice for those murdered?
Jolie Tunnell skillfully draws her readers in as the mystery of the murders reveals a more cynical plot. The Great Loveda Brown is the first in her Idyllwild Mystery series and sets the pace and distinguishes the characters. The novel develops gradually into a fast-paced mystery. You can never be sure which of the locals has an ulterior motive until the killer is revealed and their past displayed. Through an intricate web of characters, history, and suspense, the author constructs a mesmerizing storyline. The characters are engaging while keeping an air of mystique. This novel begins a series that is fresh and innovative. I highly recommend this book to those who enjoy good historical fiction.”