Books in Order

Smoky Mountain Tracks Book One

A child has been kidnapped and is missing in the Smoky Mountain wilderness, and it's up to Raine Stockton and her untried golden retriever, Cisco, to rescue her.  But when the kidnapper is found murdered, all trails come to a dead end.  Can Raine learn to trust her instincts, and those of her dog, before it's too late?

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Rapid Fire Book Two

Raine's old boyfriend is back in town-- and he is wanted by the FBI .   Raine and Cisco are enlisted to track him down and help bring him to justice, but there's only one problem: Raine is not certain he is guilty. As evidence mounts and Raine's loyalties are tested, she must decide whether to trust her heart or her head... and either decision could be deadly.

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Book Three
A woman is found murdered in a mountain cabin, and her service dog is the only witness.  Raine must try to unravel the clues to the woman's identity while dealing with a busy dog training schedule, an annoying new neighbor, her complicated relatrionship  with her on-again, off-again husband, and --little does she know-- the watchful eyes of a killer. Order your autographed copy here

 Bone Yard A Novella--Book Four

When Cisco, Raine’s mischievous golden retriever, digs up human bones beneath the site of what will soon be her new training kennel, mayhem ensues. With the state police swarming everywhere, concerns about a mass grave and suspicions of a serial killer, Raine is surrounded by chaos. But when her beautiful collie Majesty keeps disappearing and cryptic messages from a pet psychic only add to the confusion, Raine soon finds herself plunged into the midst of a mystery that is far too close to home. Can she and Cisco track down the truth before it’s too late?

It's Christmas time, and for Raine Stockton and  her Search and Rescue dog, Cisco, Hansonville, North Carolina is just like a Norman Rockwell painting-- except for the rash of thefts of baby Jesus figures from nativities, an abandoned box of golden retriever puppies, and a mysterious gift from one of Cisco's a grateful admirers.  Raine has her hands full with her own misbehaving pooches, unexpected house guests, and a complicated new relationship.  But when a newborn is abanoned in the manger of the town's living nativity and Raine walks in on what appears to be the scene of a murder, she has more to worry about than keeping the Christmas spirit alive. 


January is known as the dead season in the small mountain town of Hanover County, North Carolina, and for dog trainer and wilderness expert Raine Stockton, who hasn't had a client in six months, thius season has been deader than most.  She jumps at the chance to lead a group of troubled teenagers on a winter camping expedition into the wilderness, particularly since it means she will be able to take her golden retriever, Cisco, with her.  But within days Raine begins to realize she has gotten in over her head, and as the weather worsens she soon fears she and Cisco will be trapped on that mountainside... with a killer.

A Raine Stockton Cozy Christmas short story

Learn how Raine and Cisco first met and solved their first mystery together!


Dog trainer Raine Stockton and her happy-go-lucky golden retriever Cisco have been looking forward to the opening weekend of AKC competitive agility all winter.They travel to the low country of South Carolina to compete against some of the top dogs in the southeast for blue ribbons, squeaky toys, and perhaps even that elusive title of High in Trial.But even in this carefree atmosphere of high-spirited dogs and dedicated owners ambition runs high, and when one of the competitors is found brutally murdered it begins to look as though corruption might have penetrated even this last bastion of decency and sportsmanship, the AKC.

While Raine and Cisco stalk a killer, a twenty-year old mystery is unfolding back home that will have devastating consequences for Raine and those she loves, and every hour that passes brings a deadly threat closer.

The print version of HIGH IN TRIAL also features the bonus short story, ALL THAT GLITTERS.

Raine and Cisco finally get that trip to St. Bart's that Miles has been promising them, but even in paradise trouble finds them.


 Terror threatens a camp for kids and dogs on the Fourth of July.


The dog days of summer bring murder to the Smoky Mountains, and Raine and Cisco are caught in the middle of it.