Hello, Dee. Since Brian left you a blatant plug - so will I. Visit my site to read the first chapter of my mysteries. www.jdwebb.com
They're cozies as I don't wish to offend. However there are still murders and mayhem.
Best of luck with your MIL's work. The hard part is marketing and promoting. I'm owner of the publishing and promoting yahoo group. We have a great deal of tips for you. Check it out.