Funeral Train – Arrives October 2022

Eccentric but shrewd railroad detective Claude Steele is soon on the scene to figure out who could have been angry and mean enough to do such a thing. Meanwhile, Temple has to solve the murder of Ruthie-Jo Mitchem, “who made it her business to know everything possible about everyone else.” Ruthie-Jo’s death may be related to the train wreck—or to her snooping into her neighbors’ business. He also frets about his wife, Etha, who was severely injured when the train crashed, and about his responsibilities to the vulnerable people who depend on him. Loewenstein gives a rich sense of the period and place, and dramatically shows how hard times can bring out the best in some and the worst in others.(Read more here)

Available as printed copy, ebook, and audio.

Death of a Rainmaker – Released October 2018

During the mightiest dust storm of the 1930s an itinerant rainmaker is bludgeoned to death in a small Oklahoma town. Sheriff Temple Jennings, who is running for re-election in a tight race, struggles to solve the case. When he arrests a young man from the Civilian Conservation Corps, the sheriff’s wife, Etha, is convinced of the boy’s innocence and sets out to prove it. (Read more here)

Available as printed copy, ebook, and audio.

Unmentionables – Released January 2014

Marian Elliot Adams, an outspoken advocate for sensible undergarments for women, sweeps onto the Chautauqua stage under a brown canvas tent on a sweltering August night in 1917, and shocks the gathered town of Emporia with her speech: How can women compete with men in the work place and in life if they are confined by their undergarments? (Read more here)

Available as printed copy, ebook, and audio.

%d bloggers like this: