Series: Home Repair Is Homicide

Author: Sarah Graves

The Book of Old Houses (2007)
3.56 of 5 Votes: 3
Repair to Her Grave (2001)
3.82 of 5 Votes: 1
Mallets Aforethought (2004)
3.8 of 5 Votes: 3
The problem with writing a very long series about murder in a very small town is that you quickly run out of characters to be killers or victims. By this book in the series, the pattern is clear--if a new character is introduced at the beginning, guess what? He/she is the killer. The mystery h...
Nail Biter (2006)
3.76 of 5 Votes: 5
I really liked this series in the beginning. Jake (Jacobia) Tiptree was not a stupid woman – is not a stupid woman. In her past, she was a very successful investment advisor, making money for her clients and herself.However, as the series goes on, she is doing more and more stupid things in the...
Trap Door (2006)
3.71 of 5 Votes: 2
Triple Witch (1999)
3.73 of 5 Votes: 2
Unhinged (2003)
3.82 of 5 Votes: 4
I enjoy these stories about Jacobia Tiptree and her friend Ellie White. At the beginning she falls off a ladder and goes with a slight concussion and a bunch of bruises, changing as the days go by. When she is finally dragged into her ex-husband’s clinic, of course she doesn’t tell him all of her...
Wreck the Halls (2002)
3.72 of 5 Votes: 5
Jacobia is at it again, this time investigating a particularly sadistic murder in an incongruously cheerful holiday setting. Wade, Victor, Sam, and all the rest are back to help with solving the case and keeping the house in one piece as Jacobia and Ellie race to find the culprit before their fri...
Bat in the Belfry: A Home Repair Is Homicide Mystery (2014)
3.64 of 5 Votes: 3
This was my first book in this series. It is a very good cozy mystery. The story opens with the murder of a teenage girl in the old bell tower of a local church. The ringing of the church bell is what alerts the town that something is wrong in the church tower. To complicate matters, a major ...
Knockdown (2011)
3.54 of 5 Votes: 3
In this installment of the series, the main character was also the main target of the villian. In earlier ones, the main crime victim was someone else. This has created more suspense in the story. However, I'm more of a cozy mystery fan. I prefer the puzzle to the suspense. So I haven't enjoyed t...
A Face at the Window (2008)
3.7 of 5 Votes: 2
I love this series..and almost gave this book 3 stars instead of 4. It was a little much for me...I mean, this is supposed to be a cozy mystery...but there was beatings and shootings and kidnapping..the main character stepped a little too far out of her parameters for me. I understand taking ch...
A Face at the Window a Face at the Window a Face at the Window (2008)
3.7 of 5 Votes: 3
I found it difficult to understand why the main character, with the man who killed her mother sending threatening calls and messages to her, chooses not to have protection for her and the little one she was taking care of. Then she charges off into dangerous situations without letting anyone know...