Owl’s Fair

Book 2

Astra Arden had never expected to come back to Florida—let alone embark on a new career with a talking owl sidekick and a goddess who knew when someone was about to die. But when Alice Windrow, a philanthropic young woman from the small town of Forkbridge, comes to her sister Ami for a card reading, Astra's life takes a turn for the unexpected.

Alice claims she just wants assurance that her marathon will go off without a hitch—but the glowing star card reveals that someone wants her dead. Can Astra and her sister unravel the plot in time to save Alice? Or will the generous girl find her marathon is officially over—for good?

The Owl Star Witch Mysteries are a wild ride full of twists, turns, and clues—and enough magical mayhem to make even the most hardened witch laugh out loud. Follow Astra and her talking owl, Archie, on a journey of magical misadventures, and see if they can save Alice from her doom.

Captive Magic

Captive Magic

A witch bottle in a dead man's hand.
A Mystic's End councilman shot dead.
Can Fortuna solve the case and free the spirit, or will the bottle disappear into evidence forever?

Fortuna's finally feeling like things are starting to go her way. Her magical prowess continues to flourish under the tutelage of Miss Bessie and the spirited coven of ghost witches. Martin's making progress finding homes for the retired greyhounds. Gabe is happy in his new relationship and his new job as a private eye. Pepper's finally being taken seriously as an investigative reporter—much to her boyfriend Ollie's delight.

But when Councilman Conrad Noble is shot dead in his office clutching a witch bottle in his hands, Fortuna must spring into action to solve the murder—the only way Chief Clutterbuck will release it from the magically-warded evidence basement.

Can Fortuna solve the murder, hide the knowledge of the bottles from Clutterbuck, and free the captive ghost in the bottle? Or will the bottle, and the confined witch, disappear into the department's basement forever?

Fairy Tales, Fruitcake, and Murder

Fairy Tales, Fruitcake, and Murder

It’s Christmas in Tablerock, Texas! The cat-rescuing mother-daughter duo of Ellie and Evie Rockwell just want to find some cats their forever homes for the holidays. Instead, they find themselves solving a real-life Christmas mystery straight out of a storybook.

When the town’s beloved librarian, Alice Grey, is found bludgeoned to death by a fruitcake at the start of the Christmas season, it shatters the community’s tranquility. What’s more, it leaves the librarian’s lone cat, Ginger, alone and bewildered at the Silver Circle Cat Rescue for the holidays. But once the marmalade-colored cat pleads for their help solving its owner’s strange Christmas murder, they are quickly tangled up in a mystery as twisted as any fairy tale.

As they navigate a plot as twisted as any Dickens’ story Alice Grey eagerly quoted, mother-daughter cat rescuers Ellie and Evie Rockwell discover the demure librarian had managed to accumulate an enemies list as towering as the shelves of books she so lovingly maintained.

Will Ellie and Evie solve the murder before the final page is turned?

Magic’s A Hoot

Book 3

When Astra Arden returns to Forkbridge, Florida, she's not sure what to expect. But her mother, the high priestess of the goddess Athena, is beginning to relax, her three sisters are becoming more at ease with her, and even her divine talking owl, Archie, is settling in.

Things seem to be going well until Gloria Fisher comes in for a reading. Gloria suspects her alcoholic husband, Will, is cheating on her, but Astra soon discovers that the "divine logic" behind the situation is much more complicated.

When a painting Will insured goes missing, Detective Emma Sullivan of the Forkbridge Police Department suspects he might be involved in the scheme. Now, with the help of her divine owl Archie, Astra must find the painting, clear Will's name, and keep his whole life policy in force.

Can Astra save the day? Or will William Fisher's accidental death insurance pay out? Find out in the Owl Star Witch Mysteries' third book, Magic's a Hoot, a humorous paranormal cozy mystery that will keep you guessing until the final page.

Crystals, Belladonna, and Murder

Crystals, Belladonna, and Murder

A cantankerous former mayor
A dead man with a secret.
A midlife magic gift with a murder mystery that keeps you guessing.

When forty-nine year old Eleanor Rockwell was laid off from her soul-crushing corporate job, she moved a few miles north of Austin with her daughter, Evie, and opened Silver Circle Cat Rescue in the small town of Tablerock, Texas.

Five years later, SCCR is Wildebridge County's largest shelter for lost kitties, so it's no surprise when Deputy Markham brings Belladonna—former mayor Fiona Blackwell's cat—to the shelter after she's arrested for murdering her husband, Beau. But why, Eleanor wonders, did the Deputy bring a silver drink tray with the sullen cat—and why is Belladonna talking when she walks on it?

Something strange is going on in Tablerock, and Eleanor is determined to get to the bottom of it. Can she unravel the mystery before it's too late, or will she fall victim to the town's sinister spell?