Petite Vashti Mysteries

Follow French horn player Petite Vashti in light-hearted, somewhat historical mysteries as she and her band friends solve the case/ Including tasty recipes.

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Petite Vashti Mysteries

In the second volume, follow French horn player Petite Vashti in light-hearted, somewhat historical mysteries as she and her band friends solve the case/ Including tasty recipes.

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Petite Vashti Mysteries

How egg-actly do chickens, a ladies golf champion and band music figure into a wrongful arrest and country club manners in 1901 Philadelphia? Follow French horn player Vashti Smith as she egg-splores Sousa marches, golfing greens, shiny Peugeot motorcars and billiards. It’s a concert band mystery with an egg-squisite recipe for murder.

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Petite Vashti Mysteries

French horn player Vashti Smith and several of her friends from the Betsy Ross All-Lady Silver Cornet Band prepare to audition for Helen May Butler: “The Female Sousa”.

Danforth gets to know all about spuds after a trip to Philadelphia’s Italian Market where a mystery presents itself to the Smith family.

Change is afoot at the Philadelphia Police Department and then the plot thickens. Who will win their auditions to go on tour with Helen May Butler and Her Band? Will romance bloom? What are they doing with all of those spuds? Through it all the Betsy Ross Band plays on.

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Dinners with Paul

A memoir of noted Sousa expert, Paul Bierley.

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