Running one business can be stressful. Running two is murder!
Meghan's new, yummy peach dessert range is evoking pleasant noises from her customers, including the Governor of the state. Her sense of euphoria at creating another culinary winner is cut short when when she discovers that the premises of her other business, an event barn, has been vandalised.
The rude and obnoxious behavior of an alleged expert, called in to beef up the security at The Barn, gives Meghan grief and concern. When this person is found dead on her business premises, her heart breaks for the person's loved ones.
Could this death be accidental or intentional?
Meghan finds herself at a crossroad as she has to make decisions that could have lasting consequences.
The security of her customers needs to be guaranteed...
Her long term relationship with her boyfriend has hit the rocks and seems irreparable...
Will Meghan help to find a killer still on the loose or see everything she's worked so hard to build, come crashing down?More info →
Tracy Adams had three things going for her in her just-above-average boring life namely:
1. A good job
2. A good job... that she liked
3. A good job that she liked... and that paid VERY well
When she lost her job and had to move back to the small town where she grew up, it seemed like her life had lost all purpose. Helping out at her aunt's floundering floral shop seemed like the perfect distraction before she decided what to do next.
When her aunt's competition, a nasty and egotistical know-it-all is found dead, the rumor mill in Fern Grove goes into overdrive. With an important piece of evidence linking Tracy to the scene of the crime, she becomes a person of interest in the murder investigation. This leaves her feeling vulnerable and confused.
Moving back to Fern Grove was meant to be the start of a new life but this murder mystery is fast ending what has hardly begun. Will she retain her wits and piece together the clues that will lead her to the killer?More info →
When Tracy's floral store is commissioned to supply the arrangements for two funerals, she's humbled to be entrusted with the responsibility. She reluctantly puts up with the rude behavior of an old lady who manages the affairs of one of the deceased, a well-known philanthropist in Fern Grove.
When this old lady dies at the funeral, no one suspects foul play. After all, she was old and frail. However, the subsequent murder of another close member of the family, sets alarm bells ringing.
Could both deaths be linked?
Tracy is left bewildered and enraged when handsome detective Copeland suggests that her daisy arrangement was the one piece of evidence found at both murder locations. The stakes are further raised when the fortune of the deceased is revealed. It seems almost everyone associated with the dead aristocrat is a person of interest.
Is there a killer at large disposing of anyone associated with the deceased? Can peace be restored to one of the oldest families in Fern Grove? Will Tracy ask the right questions to expose the murderer or become the killer's next victim?More info →
Helping her aunt grow her floristry business has given a new purpose to Tracy’s life. She’s delighted to be introduced to a young entrepreneur who plans to open the trendiest restaurant in the Pacific Northwest. The addition of her lily arrangement transforms a dull-looking room into a swanky functional space that has everyone responding in awe and admiration.
On the opening night of the restaurant, things take a sour turn when the jovial atmosphere is ruined by a rival restaurateur. Things go from bad to worse when the spouse of this rival is found dead.
Did something the deceased ate at the restaurant cause their death or something else?
The police arrest the young owner of the restaurant and make him their number one suspect. The rumor mill in Fern Grove is buzzing as the cause of the murder is discussed in every nook and corner in town.
Tracy is filled with pity and sadness as she watches this young man transform from a confident and passionate individual to a broken and bitter one.
Tracy knows how it feels to be wrongfully accused. The public court of opinion can be unforgiving in its verdict… even when the facts don’t add up. Can Tracy piece together clues that will reveal the truth and set this person free?More info →
When Tracy and her colleagues set up a challenge to raise money for a good cause, the town of Fern Grove is happy to offer their support. They never expected that it would attract the attention of some crooked characters.
When one such character, a shameless heartbreaker, is found dead, it seems the town is happy to turn a blind eye.
Tracy feels a sense of responsibility and pity towards the family of the deceased. But who killed him?
Should a person’s past determine if they’re given a fair trial in the court of public opinion?
Was his murder accidental or a calculated undertaking?
Christmas is the season of sharing and caring but did the deceased share a kiss that turned deadly?
With Christmas just around the corner…
And a murder investigation growing cold…
Will Tracy’s curiosity help to find the killer and possibly love, under the mistletoe?More info →
A murdered conman. A long list of angry suspects. A small town florist desperate to find the killer and keep her business afloat.
When Tracy agreed to offer her services at the Presidential Dog Show, she thought it would open her business to a new client base. After all, the eyes of the country would be focused on Fern Grove during the event.
She's left frustrated and disappointed when the organizer of the event refuses to pay her. Things take a turn for the worse when she discovers that this person has been found murdered.
She understands the animosity his bad dealings generated in the business community but who would have hated him enough to end his life?
Can murder ever be justified?
Are the police asking the right questions to the wrong people?
Will Tracy help to solve this murder mystery and hopefully, the fate of her business that lies in the balance?
Tracy likes minding her business.
Looking after the customers at In Season flower shop gives her fulfilment.
Her budding romance with Detective Copeland is keeping the butterflies in her stomach very busy.
Caring for her Abyssinian cat, Mr. Sydney, gives her great joy.
Life is good and Tracy likes it that way but a mysterious text out of the blue introduces her to a distant relative in a nursing home in the sleepy coastal town of Fern Grove. Her aunt advises her not to get too close to this relative, but Tracy finds herself drawn to this relative and the quirky characters at the care home. She regrets getting too close when she discovers the shady practices at this establishment and one of its obnoxious residents is found dead.
She is confused and fearful for the lives of the other residents as she smells something foul in the air.
Everyone seems eager to sweep this murder under the carpet but not Tracy. She cannot unsee what she's seen and she cannot unhear what she's heard. Tracy believes a killer is on the loose and she's determined to make it her business to find the murderer. Will she be successful or become the killer's next victim?More info →
A murdered stranger. A small town tired of clowns and the circus community. A local florist torn between the past and the present.
When Tracy discovers that her first love is back in town, she's torn between what used to be and what is... her stable relationship with Detective Copeland.
Things get further complicated when a member of the circus crew, that's rolled into town, is found dead.
The small town of Fern Grove is tired of the awful antics of the circus folk and not many are bothered when this murder is revealed.
Still, Tracy's involvement with family members of the deceased plus her old flame, who's suffered a bloody nose at the hands of her boyfriend, leave her confused but yearning for justice.
Will she help or hinder an ongoing murder investigation?
Will she follow her heart or head and find true love?
Will she find the killer or be found by the killer and become their next victim?More info →
A murdered businesswoman. A small town buzzing with rumors. A local florist under the cruel spotlight of the town's suspicions.
When the opportunity to partner with a local business presents itself, Tracy is happy to grab it with both hands.
She never bargained that the owner of the business would be her nemesis from high school. She’s shocked to find that her nemesis still has the same condescending behavior and great looks!
She’s left bewildered and scared when she is identified as the prime suspect in the death of this ruthless businesswoman. Most of the small town of Fern Grove seem to agree with the initial assessment of the police. She’s greeted with cold shoulders, dirty whispers, vandalism to her property and a significant loss in earnings.
Things aren’t helped by the turmoil in her relationship with Detective Copeland. She was looking forward to getting married to him but it seems a fairytale ending with her Prince Charming will forever remain a figment of her imagination.
Will Tracy rise above the avalanche of problems that’s making her lose everything near and dear to her heart?
Will she piece together the clues that will lead her to the killer?
Or will she helplessly watch as everything she’s built crumbles to pieces?More info →
When Tracy is invited to provide her services at a swanky hotel in town, she feels honored and excited at the opportunity. Despite her aunt's reservations about the hotel owners, Tracy forges ahead with plans to make her new clients very happy.
She's left shocked and humiliated when one of the hotel owners goes behind her back to implement the ideas she suggested. She feels helpless and hopeless as the power couple seem too big for her to fight.
In the middle of stewing over this disappointment, she hears that one of the hotel owners has been found dead. While she wished many things on this person, death was not one of them. Her heart goes out to the family of the deceased and she hopes in some little way that she can pay her respects.
However, initial suggestions that this person died from natural causes are debunked when it's revealed that they were murdered... and Tracy is one of the suspects the police have their eyes on!
Tracy is determined to clear her name and find the killer but is surprised when she discovers that the deceased stepped on many toes in town who all had a reason to see her demise.
Will Tracy help to find the killer and restore her reputation in town? Or will she witness more murders at the hands of a diabolical miscreant who isn't afraid to get rid of anyone in their path?
Discover how this mystery is solved in the latest book in the Fern Grove cozy mystery series. If you want to enjoy a light-hearted read, with an amateur female sleuth and a gripping murder mystery with a touch of romance, then you'll love Tracy Adams and all the friendly and not-so-friendly characters in Fern Grove.
No cliffhanger, swearing or graphic scenes!More info →