Dead Head: A Dirty Business Mystery (Hardcover)

A Dirty Business Mystery

By Rosemary Harris

Minotaur Books, 9780312569945, 256pp.

Publication Date: April 13, 2010



The talented Rosemary Harris continues to pick up steam, garner acclaim, and collect fans with her quirky, beloved Dirty Business Mystery series Fugitive Mom. That’s the tabloid headline that rocks Springfield, Connecticut when one of the town’s favorite ladies is discovered to be an escaped convict. With a little help from the always game Lucy Cavanaugh, Paula is hired to find out which of her neighbors is a fugitive from the law and why the long-kept secret has finally come out.

About the Author

ROSEMARY HARRIS has worked in marketing for Crown Publishers and American Express Travel Related Services and as a producer for Disney/ABC and WNET. She lives in New York City and Connecticut.

Praise For Dead Head: A Dirty Business Mystery

Praise for


“Fast, funny dialogue, clever description, and a good mystery make Harris’s latest a very strong, entertaining cozy. With excitement and a surprise ending, this one’s a winner.”—Romantic Times BOOKreviews (4 stars)

“A sparkling...enjoyable series.”—Aunt Agatha's Newsletter, Ann Arbor, MI

“I’m so happy I discovered you. I love, love, love your heroine Paula…she’s gutsy and knows how to handle herself.” —Books & Company (Dayton, OH)

Dead Head may be the perfect book for summer.”—WSHU's “News Room,” National Public Radio (Fairfield, CT)


“[A] nifty puzzle.”—Publishers Weekly

“A wild and funny ride…a lot of fun to read.”—Crimespree Magazine

“An absolute must-read for cozy lovers. Readers of Susan Wittig Albert and Earlene Fowler will relish Rosemary Harris’s exceptionally engaging new voice. Harris’s delightfully witty A Dirty Business series is in full flower.”—Julia Spencer Fleming, Edgar finalist and author of I Shall Not Want