First in a series about a designer—and a handsome handyman—tackling fixer upper homes and mysterious murders. A must-read for lovers of HGTV's home renovation shows. To Avery Baker, the idea of preparing her aunt's crumbling and cluttered home for sale is overwhelming. So when someone offers to buy the place as is, Avery's relieved. Until she learns it's worth more than she thought—that is, with a few repairs here and...
A mystery surfaces behind the walls in the Do-It-Yourself series that's perfect for fans of HGTV's home renovation shows. Avery Baker and her boyfriend, Derek Ellis, are flipping a seriously stigmatized house rumored to have ghosts. Soon they'll have even bigger problems-and this renovation project might haunt them forever.
Avery Baker was once a New York textile designer, but inheriting her aunt's old Maine cottage has led her down a new career path-home renovation. Finding a property's hidden potential has rewards and challenges-especially when a mystery surfaces from behind the walls of a centuries-old house on an island that has more than its share of deadly secrets.
Avery and her hunky handyman boyfriend are renovating a house belonging to a local news anchor who's thrilled to be filmed as part of a home renovation show. But cable television fame proves fleeting when the man is murdered and Avery faces the task of nailing the killer.
Avery & Derek hope for a quick turnaround and some extra money when they fix up a condo in Waterfield, Maine. But they didn't expect to have their every move watched by the resident busbody, Hilda Shaw.
For Avery and her husband, Derek, renovating the Craftsman bungalow was like stepping back in time. The quaint old home was just as its original owners had left it. In a discretely hidden antique crate in the attic, Avery finds a clue to a decades-old missing persons case. As Avery works on the house ansd delves deeper into the sinister story, it becomes clear that someone wants the old home's secrets to stay that way.