It's Christmas time and Bea Winslow, Private Investigator and her Aunt, Ms. Julia McKenna, whom she fondly calls Aunt Jewels, along with friends, Sheriff Jim Travis and Captain Eric VonBoatner, are shopping. On a previous trip to the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana, Aunt Jewels has spied a painting of a laughing clown, juggling three striped balls and must have it! Errol Fraszer, a gigolo, con man and thief, returns to New Orleans, after spending forty years in an Italian prison for a murder he didn't commit. He discovers the painting he heisted forty years ago from El Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain and sent to his partner, Art Collector, Simon Dufuss, is in Lafouchfeye county, Mississippi. With its multiple storylines, jovial characters and exciting plot, "Laughing All The Way," is a delightful read. Ms. Miles tells her tale with warmth and you will not only get caught up in the mystery, but also the personal lives of Reba, Lulu and Daffy, making them as real as our neighbors. When plucky Aunt Jewels is kidnapped, Bea's exciting, climatic ride through New Orleans escalates as she races against time to save her!