All Fired Up

Book 1

Marianne's purchase of the old Perrigo Mansion on Orcas Island results in threatening notes on her gate and a break-in leading her to suspect that the local folklore of stolen jewels might be more real than not with clues linking her grandfather to the crime. Things get more mysterious when a handsome stranger knocks on her door.

One Step Over the Mistletoe Line

A Holiday Mystery

Claire is hoping to avoid a lot this Christmas. Men are at the top of that list. Unfortunately, her escape to a snowy cabin in the Cascade Mountains throws her in the path of someone intent on stealing Christmas.

The Barefoot by Moonlight Mystery Series

What People are Saying

"Valentine writes with a mix of tongue in cheek humor and suspense, enough to almost consider this a cozy mystery as the loose ends are gathered and tied up in the book's satisfying conclusion. If you like romance books with a mystery, All Fired Up is a sure winner!" 

                      Nationally Bestselling Author, Kim Hornsby

                      The Dream Jumper's Promise

​"Ms. Valentine has a way of making the tiny hairs on one’s nape stand on end because of the way she effectively describes the setting, and it is difficult not to like this book for that reason alone..."

                              M. P. Ceja

                              InD'tale Magazine - Feb 2017 issue

A bit about me

I was born and raised in Western Washington and continue to call it home. All my siblings call it home, too, and I feel fortunate to have a strong and loving connection with my big family. Like many parents, I feel like I am the luckiest in the world with the two children I have. They are the best thing that's ever happened to me. I adore them and am very proud of each one. 

I began writing mysteries years ago and they've slowly evolved into The Barefoot by Moonlight Mystery Series set in the Pacific Northwest. One Step Over the Mistletoe Line is the first in many holiday mysteries I hope to write.

​               Carmine

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