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  • Cate Lawley

    Undead and vegan? Not the afterlife this girl had planned. Waking up thin is one thing. But waking up gaunt, hangry, and undead makes for a very bad day. Mallory's killer better hide, because she's just discovered blood, meat, and dairy don't agree with her, and a future with no cheese is grim indeed. She's out to find her killer . . . and maybe a vegan cheese that doesn't melt her nose...read more

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    A canine collaborator . . . Mallory's client is relying on her to solve an inconvenient murder, and her stomach won't stop grumbling. Thankfully, she's got a team of magical and human friends to help her find the culprit . . . and slip her snacks to stave off a devilish hunger. But she's also got a secret weapon: a wicked clever bloodhound with a nose for the bad...read more

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    Elvis is alive-and he's missing! Except he's not exactly Elvis. And he's not alive . . . in the traditional sense. But the man with a personal connection to the King and currently known as Patrick is definitely missing. Mallory won't let the confusing nature of Patrick's background stop her from investigating, not when there's a mystery to solve. And who better to crack a case involving the weird and wondrous than the best (and hungriest) sleuthing vamp around? If she can just keep the mundane police in the dark and her budding romantic feelings for her partner under wraps, then she might have a...read more

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    Three sweetly bewitching romances When love needs a little (magical) push, matchmaking Glenda intervenes.  - A woman finds love with the man of her dreams...who she meets in her dreams. - Another woman finds love with her grandfather’s friend...who she thought didn’t exist. - And the daughter of a man who scares all of her suitors away finds love with a man who’s so much braver than he seems.  Matchmaking Magic includes Timely Love, Ghostly Love, and Deathly Love, three low conflict, sweet romances featuring regular people falling in love with magical help. Curses and witches and a man who collects souls for a living make guest...read more

  • Cate Lawley

    Killer cupcakes? Seems improbable to Lina, but when an attractive detective snaps cuffs on her and accuses her of witchy crimes she's forced to reconsider.  The murder weapon? A cupcake topper sold in Lina's shop, Sticky, Tricky Treats. The method? A killing curse.  The curse's origin? Lina…sort of.  Except Lina hadn't a clue that she was a witch, and certainly didn't know she'd accidentally cursed some of her confections.  She's got to catch the killer who used her magic to murder or possibly face a conviction as an accessory. Now, if only the wizard detective assigned to the case weren't such a distraction.   Cutthroat Cupcakes is a magical witch culinary...read more

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    Meeting the man of her dreams...in her dreams. Beth loves old books and happens to stumble (not so accidentally) upon a very special old book. Edward keeps a journal of his thoughts not knowing it would one day, many years in the future, land in the hands of his perfect match. With a little help and more than a pinch of magic, these two lonely hearts meet. Can a Victorian man and a modern woman form a bond that bridges a gap so insurmountable as time? Timely Love is a low conflict, sweet romance featuring regular people falling in love with magical...read more

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    Will love elude the Grim Reaper’s daughter? Zelda had long ago determined she wasn’t datable. She’d been seventeen, dressed in a gorgeous black strapless, and ready to party. But then her dad had waved around his scythe, turned on the glowing red eyes, and her prom date couldn’t get away fast enough. She’d been dateless ever since. What eligible, sane guy wants to date the Reaper’s daughter? Can Zelda conquer her dating difficulties with a little magical matchmaking? Deathly Love is a low conflict, sweet romance featuring regular people falling in love with magical...read more

  • Cate Lawley

    A wicked curse, a friendly ghost, and a family dilemma…how’s a girl to find time for a little romance? Lives and love both hang in the balance as Hillary, her grandpa, and his not-quite-imaginary roommate try to solve a seven-year old curse. Find out if Hillary beats the curse and wins the biggest prize of all: love! Ghostly Love is a low conflict, sweet romance featuring regular people falling in love with magical...read more

  • Cate Lawley

    It's murder when family come to visit. Great Aunt Sophia's in town to teach Lina all of her witchy ways. No great surprise, her eccentric great aunt's teaching methods are just as unorthodox as the lady herself. Certainly not approved by the International Criminal Witch Police. Which is a problem, since Lina's neck deep in another murder investigation. Lina has to juggle her great aunt's idea of witch training as she helps the ICWP solve a rather unusual murder…one that's been linked to Lina's magic. Can she balance her witch training while trying to catch a killer? Oh, and also keep her great aunt out of the...read more

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    Lina, a new witch taking a much-needed day off, has her first magical creature encounter. Brunch with a Scurry of Squirrels takes place within the Cursed Candy Mysteries...read more

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    Case Study: Demon What starts as the first of several planned case studies of magical creatures becomes an afternoon of tea with a demon.   This story takes place in the Cursed Candy Mysteries world, featuring Trixie and Griselda, authors of the second edition of All Things Magical and Bumpy Things in the Night, a magical compendium of…well, all things magical and also bumpy things in the night.  Grab Tea with a Demon for a fun, light-hearted paranormal cozy read with a demon who's not at all devilish, a great-aunt who gives the best hugs, and a witch in the midst of a career crisis. Tea with a Demon is a prequel to the Furry Fairy Holiday Hijinks series, also set in the...read more

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    A witch with a side hustle Star needs another paying gig while she finishes her witch training. Why not at a funeral home? It fits her goth image, and the funeral director is sort of hot...even if he does wear a suit and tie. Less than a day on the job as makeup artist to the dead, and Star discovers one of their accidental death clients didn’t die accidentally. Before she knows it, she’s neck-deep in paranormal intrigue and her completely human, way-too-nice-for-his-own-good boss is right there with...read more

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    Nothing spoils a date quite like murder. Star’s past due for some fun, and a witchy Halloween bash seems just the thing. She’s even got a hot date. But things cool down fast when a body surfaces. Star’s on a mission to find the culprit…and just maybe get back to that...read more

  • Cate Lawley

    Magical mind control Lina accidentally gave a batch of her fudge an extra wallop. Anyone who eats it becomes suggestible. Very suggestible. Is it mind control? First a nun robs a liquor store, then a kindergarten teacher punches a pedestrian. The International Criminal Witch Police are certain Lina’s fudge is to blame. When a third crime demonstrates an escalating pattern of violence, Lina is terrified a fourth offense will end with murder. Does the mastermind behind the crimes have a twisted sense of humor, or is there a more sinister connection behind the crimes? Join Lina as she cleans up the last (she hopes!) of her cursed candy messes and tracks down a potential...read more

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    Death by dragon fire. An influential vampire’s been fried. Who’s blamed when the corpse turns up crispy? Naturally, the only dragon in town. Marge is a giant puppy of a reptile and not at all the murderous type, but she's the prime suspect. When Star finds out that the vampire horde is out for Marge’s blood, she has to act fast to prove her scaly friend’s innocence. Join Star and Ben as they hunt down the true murderer in this humorous tale with a flirtatious dragon, a cranky feline, and a horde of fiendish...read more

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    An evil genius threatens Christmas. His name is Twinkles. Furry and full of himself, Twinkles the cat takes self-interest to a new level. Not a huge problem…until he disappears, turns himself into a human, and maybe kills a few of Santa’s reindeer. Star and Ben never dreamed cat-sitting could be this difficult. But things only get worse as more (reindeer) bodies start piling up. Using his newly discovered opposable thumbs, Twinkles phones his petsitters. His claim? He’s innocent. He’ll do anything if Ben and Star will clear his name and save Christmas, even (shudder) cuddle. Join Star and Ben as they return Twinkles to his former fluffy body and find the real murderer...read more

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    Witch-napped from a Florida vacation! Camille's been unwillingly drafted to help prevent a Christmas catastrophe in snowy Hidden Haven. Magic from the annual Spirit of Christmas Ball keeps the town hidden from humans for the rest of the year, but the magic from the ball can't be captured without the town's holiday cheer vessel: a wand that adorns the town's tree as its crowning star. Camille arrives dressed in a red ball gown, receives a pair of glass slippers that magically don't pinch, and is assigned a canine companion to assist in her mission: find Hidden Haven's pilfered holiday cheer wand. She and Ethan—the dog—have ten hours to sort the entire fiasco or Hidden Haven will...read more

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    No more award-winning cupcakes in White Sage, Texas Not when the baker behind the delicious treats is discovered dead by Zella and Fairmont. Unfortunately, the baker's death was no accident. Did her killer have a personal motive, a professional one? Everyone in White Sage seemingly adores Catie, the cupcake shop owner and head baker, so who could have killed her? Zella's determined to find out who killed the small town's newest darling, and she recruits her gang of meddling friends to help her. Follow Fairmont and his favorite people as they track down the killer in this small-town cozy...read more

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    Fairmont’s sniffed out another body: a poet with a past. When the wrong man is arrested for Pablo the poet’s murder, Zella’s friends convince her to lend a hand in finding the real killer. Zella and her gang of elderly White Sage residents team up to solve the crime, but Fairmont isn’t about to be left behind. Can four ladies and their four-legged friend find a killer before there’s another...read more

  • Cate Lawley

    A hound with a nose for trouble and a heart for romance stirs up both in this small-town cozy mystery. Fairmont loves his new lady, Zella, with all the exuberance of a once abandoned dog. A fluffy dog bed, delicious meals, and exceptional company - what more could a dog want? Everything's grand...until he sniffs out a dead body. Zella's new life began with the addition of an adoring spotted dog, but adopting Fairmont is only the beginning. Soon she's got a new home, a new town, and a new name. A lovely beginning that's spoiled only by the corpse in her otherwise perfect backyard. Can Zella, Fairmont, and all their new friends in White Sage find the murderer before Zella's fresh new...read more