Wedding Cake and Woes – OUT NOW!

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About This Book

Released: November 27th 2018

Words: 49,000

Series: Book 15 – Peridale Cozy Café Mystery Series

Standalone: Yes

Cliff-hanger: No

After nearly a year of being engaged, the time has finally come for Julia and Barker’s wedding, but like most things in Peridale, things don’t exactly go smoothly. Julia wakes up late on the damp and grey morning of her wedding to find that her cake has been ruined, her flowers are the wrong colour, and the cars are stuck in a flood. However, all of that pales in comparison when the choirmaster, Gloria Gray, drops down dead during her solo in the middle of the ceremony.

With their wedding ruined, Julia and Barker must pick themselves up again, but they soon find purpose when Gloria’s best friend, Flora Hill, begs them to investigate Gloria’s death. Julia soon discovers that Gloria’s dictator-style running of the choir created more than a few enemies, and when the police confirm that the bossy choirmaster was poisoned, Julia vows to solve the case. Who killed Flora, and more importantly, why in the middle of Julia’s wedding?

Champagne and Catastrophes – OUT NOW!

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About This Book

Released: October 23rd 2018

Words: 51,000

Series: Book 14 – Peridale Cozy Café Mystery Series

Standalone: Yes

Cliff-hanger: No

Julia and Barker have finally set a date for the wedding, but that doesn’t mean Julia has jumped straight into the planning, even though it’s only three months away. With their daughter, Jessie, backpacking around Australia for the month, Julia has no excuse not to start the preparations, but she can’t bring herself to dive into the huge task.

An old school friend of Julia’s moves into the cottage across the lane, and she is over the moon when she finds out that Leah happens to be a wedding planner. Julia feels like fate has delivered Leah to her, but things soon turn sour when it seems not everyone in the village is happy to have Leah back after two decades away. When Leah vanishes under suspicious circumstances days into the wedding planning, Julia quickly learns that her old friend isn’t quite what she thought.

With Julia’s other best friends, Roxy and Johnny, in the frame for Leah’s disappearance, Julia must get to the bottom of the case. Where has Leah gone, why are Roxy and Johnny so involved, and what did Leah do that was so terrible twenty years ago?

Ice Cream and Incidents – OUT NOW!

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About This Book

Released: June 19th 2018

Words: 43,000

Series: Book 13 – Peridale Cozy Café Mystery Series

Standalone: Yes

Cliff-hanger: No

A free holiday to a seaside B&B run by drag queens sounds like the perfect way to spend a relaxing week away from Peridale, or so Julia South thought. When she arrives at the quirky B&B with her family, she’s determined to have a fun break, but she quickly finds herself in the middle of another puzzling mystery when a lighting rig falls on the star drag performer, Simone Phoenix.

Was it an accident, or something more sinister? Julia quickly befriends the owner, Russell, and learns that the seemingly tight-knit drag family working at Sparkles are not without their problems. With secrets and lies revolving around love, money, and revenge, each of them appears to have a motive for wanting Simone out of the way. Can Julia resist the lure of cracking yet another case for the sake of having a peaceful family holiday by the sea, or will the urge to uncover the truth take over once again?

Blueberry Muffins and Misfortune – OUT NOW

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About This Book

Released: May 8th 2018

Words: 53,000

Series: Book 12 – Peridale Cozy Café Mystery Series

Standalone: Yes

Cliff-hanger: No

When Barker’s book launch is ruined by the sudden appearance of a decade-old skeleton, Julia finds herself with another cold case on her hands. It quickly becomes evident that the skeleton belongs to Mabel Crump, the former manager of the library, but with Mabel supposedly having fled Peridale for a new life in Spain ten years previously, how did she end up there, and more importantly, why?

With Mabel’s family gathered in Peridale for the ninetieth birthday of her husband, Julia soon realises the Crump family are not all they seem. Did one of the Crumps kill Mabel, or did someone in Julia’s family murder the former librarian? Between the skeleton, Barker’s sudden rise to author fame, and an unexpected love rival, Julia must juggle the different sides of her life to piece together her most challenging case yet. With secrets and lies spanning back ten long years, can Julia crack the case before everything crumbles around her?

Cupcakes and Casualties – OUT NOW

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About This Book

Released: March 27th 2018

Words: 52,000

Series: Book 11 – Peridale Cozy Café Mystery Series

Standalone: Yes

Cliff-hanger: No

The residents of Peridale don’t like change, so when the famous actress, Candy Bennett, rolls into the village to demolish a historic cottage, things don’t go as smoothly as she would have hoped. With the ‘Peridale Preservation Society’ protesting her plans to build a modern home on the land, things quickly turn sour. Days into the project, Candy’s lead builder, Shane, is murdered and the task to solve the mystery once again falls into Julia’s lap.

Did one of the protestors kill the builder to make a statement, or was he murdered by someone from within his own team? With the preservation society, the actress, the architect, and the builders all keeping secrets, Julia soon has her hands full gathering evidence, but it’s a familiar-looking new arrival in the village that commands her attention. Julia’s life is torn apart when she learns of the stranger’s true identity, but will she be able to focus on the challenging case before another body turns up? The only certainty is that Julia’s life will never be the same again.

Stroke of Death – OUT NOW

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About This Book

Released: January 31st 2017

Words: 52,000

Series: Book 3 – Scarlet Cove Series

Standalone: Yes

Cliff-hanger: No

Liz Jones moved to Scarlet Cove six months ago for a fresh start away from her detective life in the city. In that time, she has opened an arts and crafts shop, adopted a dog, made friends, and even found a farmer boyfriend. When she takes on her latest project of forming an art group, she does not expect it to land her back in the middle of another murder investigation, but that is precisely what happens.

With the gallery’s tyrannical owner, Katelyn Monroe, on holiday, Liz’s best friend, Nancy Turtle, suggests they host an exhibition of their work in her absence. When Katelyn returns from her holiday early and shuts down the exhibit, it immediately results in her murder. With all of Liz’s newly formed group, including Nancy, in the frame, she feels obligated to uncover the truth behind the killing. Between fake paintings, secret love affairs, and bitter rivalries, it seems every one of Liz’s art students has a motive for killing Katelyn, but can the retired detective put her retirement on hold long enough to uncover the truth before a second slaying?

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