John Pickett Mysteries

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For Deader or Worse

For Deader or Worse is the sixth full-length novel in Sheri Cobb South’s series of historical mysteries featuring the young Bow Street Runner, John Pickett who was first introduced in In Milady’s Chamber.  In that book, the newly appointed runner encountered Lady Julia Fieldhurst, a beautiful y ...

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Too Hot to Handel

Have you read any of the John Pickett Mysteries yet? If not, go back and find the first, In Milady’s Chamber and prepare to meet your new favorite Bow Street Runner. John Pickett and his lady love, Lady Julia Fieldhurst, have been dancing around each other for four books and two novellas, and fina ...

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Family Plot

When Lady Julia Fieldhurst is banished by her late husband's family (along with her three nephews), she wasn't expecting to stumble upon a body on the beach. Luckily, the body in question survives, but this leads to a new conundrum - is this truly the long lost daughter of the local Laird? Or is she ...

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A Dead Bore

A Dead Bore is anything but. The second installment in Sheri Cobb South’s John Pickett mysteries is a sweet story filled with humor, emotion and endearing characters. Julia, Lady Fieldhurst needs to escape London for a while in wake of the scandal of her newly dead husband (see: In Milady’s Cha ...

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In Milady's Chamber

Sheri Cobb South’s new release is a gently charming novel – not surprising since Ms. South is known for her wry humor. What is surprising is that this funny and sweet book is a murder mystery. I’ve worked in a mystery bookstore for years and have been reading mysteries for even longer, and yes ...