Carole Lynn Jones

Mystery and children’s book author

The Melody Shore Mysteries

This New Job’s Murder (Winner in the Mystery category)

“Readers are going to fall hard for sweet Melody Shore, who puts the ‘fun’ back in funerals. Her misadventures at Peaceful Rest at first make it hard for this new employee to urn her new job, but she’s a resourceful sleuth—with a cute vintage wardrobe and plenty of interesting characters to help her, so it’s not long before Melody is digging up many buried clues and making a difference in her small town. Many bouquets of flowers to Carole Lynn Jones for creating these entertaining stories.” – Nancy Martin, author of the Blackbird Sisters Mysteries

Fast-paced and rollickingly hilarious, This New Job’s Murder will keep you chuckling and turning the page from beginning to end. Only a comedic talent like Carole Lynn Jones could make working in a funeral home so much fun! I can’t wait to see what Melody Shore’s next adventure will be. – Annette Dashofy, USA Today Bestselling Author of the Zoe Chambers Mystery Series

“Think working in a funeral home is “deadly” dull? Think again. Melody Shore has the smarts to solve any puzzle—and the vintage couture to look good doing it.” – Liz Milliron, author of The Laurel Highlands Mysteries and The Homefront Mysteries

“Fresh from an unexpected break-up, former paralegal and plucky vintage clothing fashionista Melody Shore undertakes a new job at the Peaceful Rest Funeral Home and Cemetery, turning her no-quit attitude and mad Legal Admin skills to sleuthing outside the box to solve the five twisty mysteries in this delightful short story collection. Packed with laugh out loud humor, a heartfelt home-town setting, and an intriguing new romance, Melody sets out to prove that ‘with the right accessories anything is possible.'” – Martha Reed, author of Love Power, A Crescent City NOLA Mystery, 2021 Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award Winner

Don’t miss This New Job’s Murder by Carole Lynn Jones featuring a delightful and feisty new amateur sleuth who always has the right accessory for murder, a vintage accessory that is. Melody Shore is back in her quaint home town and working at the local funeral home, but there’s more in those caskets than dead bodies. In her vintage heels, she stumbles upon secrets and unravels crimes where others only see neighbors resting peacefully. If you like a lighthearted romp with quirky comedic characters, you’ll fall in love with Melody and all the residents of Pleasantville. –Tina deBellegarde, Agatha and Derringer-nominated author of the Batavia-on-Hudson Mystery Series

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