Books by Kathy Hogan Trocheck

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Irish Eyes

In her former life as an Atlanta cop, Callahan Garrity trusted no one more than her partner, Bucky Deavers. Now, when her old friend asks her to go to the annual St. Paddy’s Day bash, she can’t say no. Looking for fun, Callahan gets the shock of her life instead. Bucky is shot in a liquor store on the way home. Read More »

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Midnight Clear

Ex-Atlanta cop-turned-house-cleaning entrepreneur Callahan Garrity doesn't know what she is getting for Christmas, but she never expects the gift that arrives at her door: her estranged, ne'er-do-well brother, Brian, and his adorable three-year-old daughter, Maura. A rebel who's been in and out of trouble most of his life, Brian's deep in it now since he illegally abducted Maura from under the nose of his shrewish former wife. Read More »

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Strange Brew

The winds of change are blowing, bringing gentrification to Callahan Garrity’s funky Atlanta neighborhood. Though it probably won’t harm her House Mouse housecleaning service, not everyone welcomes the rebirth. And when the body of a murdered microbrewer is discovered in the aftermath of a furious Halloween gale, suspicion falls on the aging “flower child” shopkeeper whom the victim put out of business. Read More »

Crash Course

Crash Course

Murder gets a green light When Jackleen Canaday's newly bought dream machine--an '88 Corvette T-top--turns out to be a lemon, senior sleuth Truman Kicklighter comes to her aid. As they head for the dealership, they're spoiling for a fight but they're completely unprepared for what they find: the corpse of the man who sold Jackleen her clunker. Read More »

hearttrouble

Heart Trouble

Former cop, currently co-owner of the House Mouse housecleaning service, and freelance p.i., Callahan Garrity raises eyebrows when she accepts an assignment from the most hated woman in Atlanta -- a wealthy white socialite who killed a young black girl in a drunken hit-and-run and was punished with no more than a slap on the wrist. Even Callahan's "Mice" are grumbling. Read More »

Lickety Split

Lickety Split

In his prime, spry senior Truman Kicklighter had been a first-rate reporter for the Associated Press. But not even the hottest story from his newshound days can rival the recent goings-on at the sleepy Fountain of Youth Residential Hotel in St. Petersburg, Florida.

In his prime, spry senior Truman Kicklighter had been a first-rate reporter for the Associated Press. But not even the hottest story from his newshound days can rival the recent goings-on at the sleepy Fountain of Youth Residential Hotel in St. Petersburg, Florida.

In his prime, spry senior Truman Kicklighter had been a first-rate reporter for the Associated Press. But not even the hottest story from his newshound days can rival the recent goings-on at the sleepy Fountain of Youth Residential Hotel in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Happy Never After

Since retiring from the Atlanta Police Department, Callahan Garrity is really cleaning up with her House Mouse housecleaning company -- especially since she added “crime investigation” to the list of services offered. Read More »

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Homemade Sin

With a nose for crime and grime, Callahan Garrity has handled dirty killers on the streets as an Atlanta cop and on the job as a house cleaner. But she’s always been able to keep her private life neatly separated from work — until her cousin, Patti, is found dead. Exchanging her House Mouse cleaning uniform for a detective’s cap, Callahan is hellbent to find the culprit. It’s not that she doesn’t trust the Atlanta PD. She just knows that her suburbanite cousin’s death is too strange to be accidental. Read More »

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To Live & Die in Dixie

From her time on the Atlanta police force, Callahan Garrity, house cleaner and private investigator extraordinaire, has excelled at mopping up messes -- of all kinds. But she has no idea what she's getting into when she agrees to work for infamous antiques dealer Elliot Littlefield. Read More »

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Every Crooked Nanny

After ten years of cleaning up the dirt on Atlanta's streets, Callahan Garrity is trading in her badge for a broom and a staff of house cleaners. But, though the uniform is a little different, Callahan soon finds herself right back in the middle of a mystery when a client's pretty, pious nineteen-year-old nanny is gone ... along with the jewelry, silver, and a few rather sensitive real estate documents. Read More »