Alana O’Neill Mysteries with Vintage Recipes



Falling sales at her family owned antiques mall inspires Alana O’Neill to organize a Mardi Gras Festival. Customers are invited to mask-making workshops, Cajun cooking demonstrations and more. A burglary that cleans out several valuable vintage Voodoo items and antique weapons threatens to dim the celebrations. Then a local police chaplain seeks Alana’s help with a woman with amnesia. Clues connect the crimes like a strand of Mardi Gras beads for Alana in her seventh adventure.

The latest mystery from this popular series includes vintage dessert recipes from the author’s extensive handwritten recipe collection.

A young mother discovers an unlikely secret after a fire in an antique mall in this short mystery with recipes.

Antique store bookkeeper Alana pieces together clues to find some missing people – and missing cookbooks in this short story.


In this 9,100 word short story, newlywed antiques store bookkeeper Alana seeks answers about a burglary. She also ponders the ingredients for a mysteriously popular fruitcake while adjusting to her new family’s spirited holiday celebrations. 

Antiques mall bookkeeper Alana O’Neill researches events from sixty years ago to discover a murderer during a BLAST FROM THE PAST Valentine’s festival while her teen son resists romance in Amy Alessio’s novella.

Struck by Shillelagh: A St. Patrick’s Day novella mystery! When her friend is arrested for attempted murder of the Mayor at the St. Patrick’s Day parade, Alana O’Neill tries to learn who really hit the unpopular politician with the black thorn shillelagh. 

When a paranormal investigations team finds a body while taping at the antiques mall, owner Alana knows the culprit is likely a living person. She and her college son Elliott do their own investigating of the crime while running a busy Halloween festival in this humorous amateur sleuth adventure.