- Dead Men Don’t Lye. New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2006.
- A Pour Way to Dye. New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2006.
- A Mold for Murder. New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2007.
Ben Perkins is comfortable in his position at Where There’s Soap, the family-run soap-making business. He works with his mother and siblings, and he gets to know his clients in Harper’s Landing, North Carolina well. However, strange events happen in this quiet town, and they all have connections to the Perkins family. Ben’s relatives trust him to get to the bottom of all of these mysteries, which usually have potential to affect them and the store negatively. As he juggles clearing the Perkins family name and solving the crimes, Ben looks for love. Although content with his life, shake-ups keep things interesting for Ben and the reader.