Mamas fixin to get hitched to Husband #5. But first, she coerces her daughter, Mace, to saddle up for some country-gal bonding on the Florida Cracker Trail. The trek takes a deadly turn when Lawton Bramble—wealthy rancher and one-time beau of Mamas—keels over in his Cow Hunter Chili.
Lawton had a horde of enemies and a famously bad ticker. Could a grudge-wielding rival have spiced the cattlemans chow? With (or maybe despite) the help of her sisters and her sexy ex-beau, Detective Martinez, Mace sets out to corral a low-down varmint whos determined to kill again.
◊ NBCs Today Show from November 4, 2008
◊ Mayors Book Talk from January 14, 2009
◊ NBC6 South Florida Today. from July 17, 2009
◊ NBCs Today Show from August 4, 2009
◊ WJXT-TV from November 17, 2009
Acclaim for Mama Does Time, the first
Mace Bauer Mystery:
A humorous, touching reflection on familial love and politics.
Native Floridian Deborah Sharps acute comic timing and detailed perceptions of old Florida sparkle in her lively debut . . . highly entertaining.—Oline H. Cogdill, South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Who knew that a who-dun-it would not only keep you guessing—but have you laughing! Deborah Sharp is the new Edna Buchanan.
—Hoda Kotb, NBC Today Show co-anchor