Country Cooking School Mystery Series

Betts Winston and her grandmother, Missouri Anna, run a cooking school in the Old West performance town, Broken Rope, Missouri. With help from ghosts of the town's violent past,

they solve both present day and long ago mysteries.



Cozy mystery series

“Visit Broken Rope, Missouri, where the ghosts run free, the residents are a little wacky, and a mystery is shaking up everybody’s life.”--E.J. Copperman, author of An Uninvited Ghost


“Shelton writes with a Hitchcock essence that readers once found missing...until now.”


"If Fried Chicken Could Fly has terrific characters, including a wonderful ghost, and a perfect setting for a series involving ghosts."
Lesa Holstine, Lesa's Book Critiques

"If Fried Chicken Could Fly simply warms your spirit with delicious homespun goodness." 
Diane Morasco, the original review appeared first on Blogcritics.

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In Order:

If Fried Chicken Could Fly
If Mashed Potatoes Could Dance
If Bread Could Rise to the Occasion
If Catfish Had Nine Lives
If Onions Could Spring Leeks (Please note the two different covers - same book, though)