Like any traveling circus, Zin’s has hair-raising acts and fried food on sticks.

But it’s also got an aura-spotting centaur, a chain-smoking unicorn, and an omelet-addicted dragon.

Oh, and a body in the center ring.

If you like paranormal mysteries like those by Kim M. Watt and C.K. McDonnell that mix laughs in with the murderous mayhem, you’ll love The Circus of Unusual Creatures series.

Cozy Mysteries with Sleuthing Dragons are Coming Soon!!

Don’t miss the show. Reserve your front row seat by pre-ordering your copies today!!

Hoard It All Before (#1) will be released on 20 January 2022

Tipping the Scales (#2) will be coming at you on 7 June 2022

Fangs a Million (#3) is expected Fall 2022 (Not ready for pre-order just yet. Soon, though. Very soon.)

Hoard It All Before

Duncan — aka “Brutus Fangwrath, Deadliest Dragon in the West” — wakes one morning to find his best friend isn’t just sleeping off a hangover. He’s been murdered.

Suspicion for the crime quickly turns to the circus’s new hire, Cordelia Quinn. After all, she’s got motive, she got means, and she’s got loads of circumstantial evidence stacked against her.

When it looks like no one else is going to step in to help Cordelia, it’s up to Duncan to unravel the case, prove Cordelia’s innocence, and uncover a troubling secret along the way.

As soon as he’s done with his omelet, that is.

Set in a 1930s that’s just a tad different than what you’re used to, Hoard it all Before is the start of a delightfully humorous mystery series with plenty of tantalizing twists, a troupe of quirky characters, and death-defying feats both in and beyond the big top.

Tipping the Scales

The Circus of Unusual Creatures is back in town.

When his circus arrives in Salem, Zin has his hooves crossed that all will go off without a hitch. Finances are tight but when the vivacious Ella shows up looking for work, well, you can’t say no to vivaciousness, can you?

Ella quickly puts up the hackles of the Dumble Dwarfs, the Flying Flynns, and even the peace-loving centaur Flora. So, when Ella’s pet iguana turns up dead, it’s assumed it was an act of revenge.

Trouble is, everyone seems to have an alibi. Everyone that is except Ella’s ex-boyfriend, who seems to have the perfect motive…a broken heart. And it isn’t long after he arrives that the body count climbs.

Eager to try his claws at investigating again, Duncan, Deadliest Dragon in the West, delves back into sleuthing and soon discovers troubling details of Ella’s past.

In this second installment of the humorous mystery series tempers and omelets are sizzling, the clues are troublesome, and the twists have nothing do with the Flying Flynns’ trapeze act. And of course, the fedoras are sparkly.

Fangs a Million

(Still working on this one, but it does involve booze-smuggling, dragon matchmaking, and pink unicorns.)


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