History tells us what people do

Historical fiction helps us imagine how they felt.

-Guy Vanderhaeghe

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Notebook Mysteries Series

Kimberly Mullins Author

Notebook Mysteries ~ Emma

In 1881 Chicago, 16-year old Emma Evans is restless and bored, working at her family bakery. She sees the delivery boys having adventures and convinces her Papa to let her work on the delivery wagons dressed as a boy. Her adventures begin and soon she is involved in cases ranging from robbery to murder. She utilizes her skills with knives and self-defense to find her way through.

Kimberly Mullins Author

Notebook Mysteries ~ Decisions and Possibilities

A determined teen sleuth solves crimes and mysteries in thrilling new escapades!

Chicago, 1883:18-year-old Emma Evans graduates from business school and, building on her investigating success becomes embroiled in several perplexing inquiries. New specialists skilled in photography and disguises join her team and Emma gains professional recognition for her abilities as she struggles to define her feelings for the two men in her life.

But things are not as they seem... in her business life, nor in her puzzling Pinkerton case. Assaulted, threatened, and confused, can Emma keep things together? Can she help an old family friend survive?

You will love a series critics call a “brilliant cozy mystery” and “delightful romp” in an “endearing style.” Don't miss book 2 of this engaging series!

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Released March of 2022

Kimberly Mullins Author

Notebook Mysteries ~ Change and Challenges

Emma's adventures continue as she solves crimes and mysteries in book three of The Notebook Mysteries series.

Chicago, 1885 Emma Evans is surprised when she is contacted about the reading of a will involving a prior client. She must determine if the inheritance is a good thing or not, it remains to be seen. Papers and business review requires Emma to go to New York City. A trip is quickly organized, during which Jeremy and Emma draw closer to each other and their relationship deepens. As they return home, they realize that they do not want to be apart. How can they do this? What are the choices available in 1885 for a young couple?

The will comes with responsibilities and complicated tasks that also allow her to continue to expand their team's reach and bring old friends closer.

A new case will involve hidden plots, murder, drugs, kidnapping, new and old friends from the first two books in this series. Secrets about Jeremy and Emma's personal life are exposed during that dramatic case that will keep you guessing. Emma will have to use all of her skills to save those in danger.

Emma adds to her adventures by meeting Tony in Paris. He needs help and Jeremy has an ulterior motive when he convinces Emma to go alone to Paris to help a friend. How can she say no?

Upcoming release August 16, 2022

Kimberly Mullins Author

Notebook Mysteries ~ Unexpected Outcomes

Emma’s adventures continue as she solves crimes and mysteries in book four of the Notebook Mysteries Series ~ Unexpected Outcomes.

Chicago, 1887 – Events start suddenly for Emma. She and Jeremy are chasing bank robbers who hope to stay hidden in a train wreck. Injuries and death permeate the environment as she struggles to get help from a nearby town. Will the robbers evade capture? Will Emma and Jeremy emergency unscathed?

Home again, there’s time for things to settle down to normal though Emma never wants to settle for normal. She looks to the newspaper for new cases. When one of these starts to take up all of her time, she asked Jeremy to step-in on a second case.

Both become entangled in the two cases with both of them offering the other support as needed. Emma’s case involves a murder and a missing husband. Jeremy’s case involves child labor and possible sabotage. Things aren’t as they seem in either case. Tough decisions are made and they made Emma and Jeremy reevaluate those around them.

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Christmas in July - September 2022 release

Kimberly Mullins Author

Notebook Mysteries ~ Haunted Christmas

Rattling chains, secret rooms, and spirits abound. Charles Dickens would approve of the ghostly going-on.

The family parties are planned, the bakings completed and all that’s left is to decorate the trees.  What could be left to do but enjoy the holidays? However, events conspire to change their plans when a simple delivery reveals a deadly stranger.  Things are further complicated when a friend of Emma’s asks for help to investigate a reported haunting at his family’s mansion.  Deadly events come together right before the holidays can be celebrated. 

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