Your browser version is outdated. We recommend that you update your browser to the latest version.

Share on Social Media


 Joan Havelange has been writing fiction since her early twenties, beginning with romance stories.  Always a fan of mysteries, she is an avid reader and writer of cozy mysteries.


She is an accomplished actor and director of community threatre, which lends well to her writing. Joan is a world traveler and enthusiastic golfer. She lives on the prairies and has three grown children


 Visit Joan's author page on Facebook:






On her way to visit Egypt and its ancient past, Mabel Havelock gets more than she bargains for. She stumbles upon a murder plot. As she cruises down the Nile, the mystery takes on an added twist. Inspired by Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot. Mabel is determined to solve the mysteries.


Unfortunately, Mabel does not possess Hercule Poirot’s finesse. But with the help of her reluctant friend, Violet Ficher and a quirky Egyptian room steward. Mabel untangles the web of lies and deceit.







When Mabel slices her golf ball into the town cemetery. She and her best friend Violet think the worst that could happen would be a lost ball. That is until they discover a dead body, and it isn't six feet under. Mabel's golf ball lays in the middle of his forehead, it’s murder.

The ladies take it upon themselves to solve the mystery of the dead body in the graveyard. Using the information gleaned from Coffee Row, a collection of eccentric townspeople. Leads them to investigate golfers and relatives of the deceased. Their investigation frustrates a newly appointed RCMP officer, who does his best to put a stop to their interference.

But nothing stops the intrepid detectives. Not the RCMP, a stampede of cattle or even shots fired at them in the dark. They have an uncanny ability to find trouble and dead bodies. Almost getting themselves killed before solving the murders