WHAT HAPPENED ON BEALE STREET is an exciting
the Secrets of the South Mysteries from bestselling
author Mary Ellis. These standalone, complex crime dramas
follow a private investigator’s quest to make the world a
better place…solving one case at a time.
plea for help from a childhood friend sends
cousins Nate and Nicki Price from New Orleans to Memphis,
the home of scrumptious barbecue and soulful blues music.
When they arrive at Danny Andre’s last known address,
they discover signs of a struggle and a lifestyle not in
keeping with the former choirboy they fondly remember.
Danny’s sister, Isabelle, reluctantly accepts
She and Nate aren’t on the best of terms due to a
complicated past, yet they will have to get beyond that
if they want to save Danny.
On top of Danny’s
alarming disappearance and his troubled
relationship with Isabelle, Nate also has to rein in his
favorite cousin’s overzealousness as a new and eager PI.
Confronted with a possible murder, mystery, and mayhem in
the land of the Delta blues, Nate must rely on his faith
and investigative experience to keep one or more of them
from getting killed.
After being jilted by his fiancee, Michael Preston, a
accountant, pursues a new job as a private investigator.
And, what better place to work than the new office of
Investigations in Natchez, Mississippi? Unfortunately,
Michael's partner, Elizabeth Kirby--a crack shot ex-cop
a past she wants to escape--resents having to work with
someone whose only surveillance experience comes from
television and video games.
Their boss and his
wife, Nate and Isabelle, are two insanely
busy newlyweds who are "forced" by their friends to
take their honeymoon. However, their romantic trip to
Alabama turns into an investigation when they bump into
Izzy's ex-husband, Craig, who seems to have taken up his
gambling addiction once again. In an attempt to save
Izzy discovers her ex doesn't hold all the cards.
Back in Mississippi, Michael and Beth are left to take
their first case when a preacher allegedly commits
His widow suspects foul play, but things look grim when
Michael discovers the Reverend may have been stealing
Will Nate, his wife, and his
employees be able to uncover
the true face of deceit behind the masks that surround
When a philandering husband turns up dead, our ace
detectives have more suspects than moss-draped oaks in
In Savannah, everyone has
something to hide.
Investigative partners and best friends Michael Preston
and Elizabeth Kirby are hired by a wealthy socialite to
do surveillance on her wayward husband. When the husband
turns up dead, the socialite becomes the police’s chief
suspect. Mike and Beth must follow the clues through the
historic town with more secrets than branches of moss-
draped oaks. The duo uncovers a hodgepodge of potential
murderers, including a scheming business partner, a
resentful mistress, and a ne'er-do-well brother. As
praise of their agency gets around, Mike and Beth must
hire investigator Kaitlyn Webb to ease the workload. But
will ghosts of Kate’s past threaten everyone's safety
before a killer can be put behind bars?