Maggie Mulgrew Mysteries
Welcome to Holmestead, England ~ where an American ex-pat, an archaeologist, and murder turn this small, picture postcard village upside down.
Maggie Mulgrew runs The Ash Leaf, an antique shop in the quaint village of Holmestead, England ~ which has nothing to do with Sherlock, thank you very much.
She sells her goods to disappointed tourists, and locals who appreciate her eclectic taste.
Professor Pembroke Martin is hunting down an artifact that had been stolen by a former assistant ~ a hand-blown apothecary jar that is the center of an old ghost story. His search leads him to Holmestead, and a stubborn, fascinating American who has acquired the box that once contained the rare jar.
When the missing jar turns up, clutched in the hand of the very dead local historian, Martin becomes the prime suspect. He and that dead historian were bitter rivals.
With his future on the line, Martin turns to Maggie for help, and they join forces to find the real killer.
Welcome back to Holmestead, England ~ where a mysterious book, a cryptic note, and murder shake up this picture postcard village.
When Maggie Mulgrew finds an old book in the box she buys from a local charity sale, she has no idea that her discovery is about to set off a chain of events.
Events that will end in murder.
Now she has to find out why a book is important enough to kill for, and fast, before someone else becomes a victim.
It’s Christmas in Holmestead, England ~ but all is not merry and bright.
Maggie Mulgrew has resigned herself to spending Christmas alone, since her love, Pembroke Martin, is neck deep in an important dig.
When he shows up, surprising her, she sees nothing but happiness headed her way.
She couldn’t be more wrong.
After a holiday play, she stumbles over the body of one of the actors. The Ghost of Christmas Past has been stabbed in the back, with a holly branch.
Now it’s up to Maggie and Martin to discover what happened, before they are all trapped by a coming snowstorm ~ along with the killer.
Welcome back to Holmestead, England ~ where a centuries old murder mystery, stolen art, and a furniture rearranging ghost disrupt this picture postcard village.
Maggie and Martin return from their honeymoon relaxed and happy ~ and walk into chaos. Maggie’s ghost has taken up permanent residence in her house, and is creating havoc. When Maggie finds another journal, hidden in a secret compartment, she finally has the chance to solve her ancestor’s murder.
With Martin and Spencer’s help, she puts together the clues, each one moving her closer to the truth.
Little do they know that revealing the secrets of the past will expose a villain in the present ~ one who will stop at nothing to keep their own secrets.
Welcome back to Holmestead ~ where an old legend, the death of a local, and a friend in trouble disrupt this picture postcard village.
Maggie's life is changing, and she can barely keep up. After inheriting Cragmoor Manor, she's determined to see it restored to its former glory. Martin has a surprise for her, one that will involve her in the restoration, so much more than she expected.
To create more chaos, her best friend Spencer Knight is working on a new exhibit at the museum. One of the new residents is furious about the exhibit ~ and she lets Spencer know, in an angry and violent way.
When she's found dead in Spencer's kitchen, he becomes the prime suspect. Now Maggie has to find the real killer, and fast, or she might just lose her best friend.
Welcome to Holmestead, England ~ where an American ex-pat, an archaeologist, and murder turn this picture postcard village upside down.
Enjoy the first 3 Maggie Mulgrew Mysteries in one volume!
You get these 3 books:
Ghost of a Chance
Written on the Wind
Spirit of the Season
Dive in, and enjoy your time in Holmestead.
Meet the young Maggie Mulgrew, and follow her as she and Spencer take on three mysteries.
Curse of the Emerald: 10 year old Maggie meets her Aunt Irene for the first time - and becomes part of a mystery attached to a cursed necklace.
Night of the Patchouli: a fun romp, involving an estate sale, a thief - and far too much patchouli.
Witch in the Dell: when Maggie and Spencer find a mysterious cup in her aunt's carriage house, their research takes them to a long-abandoned village - and throws them into a centuries old mystery.
Includes a sneak peek of the prequel from my new series, The Fairytale Fix.