Author: Sherry Harris

Sherry Harris is the author of the Agatha Award nominated Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mystery series and the upcoming Chloe Jackson Sea Glass Mystery series.

If Only…

If only I followed my own advice. The advice I use in my books Tagged for Death and The Longest Yard Sale. Yes, even Sarah Winston knows not to buy something at a garage sale without smelling it first. You might look silly opening a drawer, sticking your nose in, and taking a deep breath.…

Magda Toilet Cream

One day when I was wandering around an antique store in Concord, Massachusetts I found the beautiful little jar below. I loved it for two reasons — it was blue and white and it said Boston on it. I decided to use the jar in the third book of the Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mysteries…

Old Things

I am cross posting this from the Wicked Cozy Authors website. I was looking for a scrapbook I made when I was in third grade that was full of vintage valentines. I didn’t find the scrapbook but I did come across a bag of photos and postcards that were from my grandparent’s farm in Novinger,…

Left Behind

I love going to yard sales — even when I travel but I hate finding things that I’d buy if I was at home. Here are a few things I had to leave behind.   This chaise is from a yard sale in Destin, Florida. No way to cram it in my suitcase. I loved…

Bartering on Portobello Road

I’m not a big fan of bucket lists but as a garage sale enthusiast there are events I want to attend. The World’s Longest Yard Sale is held every year in August. It follows Route 127 for 690 miles, beginning 5 miles north of Addison, Michigan and ending in Gadsen, Alabama. Portobello Road market is…