SYKM


Barbara Burnett Smith
Barbara Jo Petry
[1947-2005]
Jolie Wyatt, a radio station reporter and aspiring writer, in Purple Sage, Texas:

Writers of the Purple Sage (1994)
Finalist 1994 Agatha Award for Best First Novel

Dust Devils of the Purple Sage (1995)

Celebration in Purple Sage (1996)

Mistletoe from Purple Sage (1997)

Skeletons in Purple Sage (2002)

Kitzi Camden, a 50-ish beader and former senator, in Texas:

Bead on Trouble (2005)

Beads of Doubt (2007) [completed by Karen MacInerney]

Non-series:

Mauve & Murder (2000)