Book List in Order: 19 titles


  • Hine Trewlove is your run-of-the-mill vegan yoga instructor. Except she can talk to dogs. Well, okay. Everybody can do that! But when the canines speak back, Hine understands and can counsel them through their problems. That's why her latest Dog Yoga...



  • The ghost of a witch meets a witch of a ghost! While attending an auction, ghost-seer Emily Curtis can't resist purchasing an old puzzle box. She gets more than she bargained for when she finds the ghost of a witch attached. Miss Hawthorne died in an...



  • How do you solve the murder of a ghost with dementia? When Emily Curtis helps a donor move into Stoneybrook Acres Retirement Village, she encounters a new ghost. The poor man isn't just suffering from death, he's burdened with dementia. That must be ...



  • New job. New town. New ghost! Fifty-two-year-old Emily Curtis wants a job so she can rebuild her shattered life. One year ago, a devastating car accident stole her occupation, her home, and half her mind. Working in the charity shop of a small town i...



  • Willow Foxglove's friend Reg finally spotted some aliens in an outfield. But are the visiting creatures responsible for a murder? When Reg doesn't turn up for his tour group, Willow is frightened something terrible has happened to him. After an incre...



  • Willow's waitress, Tiffany, just became the lead suspect in a murder investigation! After taking a few days sick off work, Willow Foxglove's waitress, Tiffany Woodstock, is declared a missing person. When Clay, her husband, then turns up dead, the se...



  • Filming a TV show can be pure murder! Willow Foxglove is excited when her favorite television show comes to town to shoot an episode in the local park. But delight turns to dismay when a sound man is electrocuted on set. An incidence with Mavis, her ...



  • Willow Foxglove is just trying to get her tea shop built. Instead, the workers are dropping like flies! With her home conservatory being noisily transformed into a tea room, Willow has quite enough on her plate. The last thing she needs is for her he...



  • A dead hotel manager just triggered Willow Foxglove's worst nightmare! When a hotel manager's dead body closes the main road to Willow's new tea shop, none of her customers can get through to celebrate her opening day. On a mission to investigate the...







  • Fifty-something widow Willow Foxglove is looking forward to a cup of tea and a dalliance with the local realtor. Instead, she ends up with a dead body on her doorstep! When the murder victim is revealed as her 'kind-of' boyfriend, the finger of blame...



  • Sometimes a secret is all you have left.Detective Ngaire Blakes is back on the case when a skeletonized murder victim is discovered - a crime that took place during the Springbok Tours of 1981. A period that pitted father against son, town against ci...



  • For Ted McChrystal it’s just another day in prison, nothing much to do. Except celebrate the ninety-day AA chip he’s just earned. After three months’ forced sobriety, surely a little prison wine isn’t too much to ask?...



  • A Ngaire Blakes Short StoryThe Christchurch Police are on the hunt for a runaway toddler on a heatstruck Christmas morning. Fears for young Emily’s safety are well-placed - her parent’s home is situated between a fast-flowing river and a row of e...



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    A false accusation. A brutal murder. Can Ngaire find a killer before he finds her? Ngaire Blakes is trying to put her life back together. The ex-cop resigned from the police after a vicious assault left her battling PTSD. Dragged into a murder invest...



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    • Buy Buy

    Twists, turns, and surprises . . .Magdalene Lynton died forty years ago: a vivacious teenager who fell victim to an obscene, accidental drowning. The coroner's office issued a verdict of death by misadventure and filed her case. The farming commune s...



  • Their precious child is lost. After their daughter is ripped from them by the Boxing Day Tsunami, Christine and Gary Emmett hunt through Phuket, Thailand, trying with increasing desperation to find Tamsin; or find her body. When a village contact rea...



  • Elisabet wakes with amnesia. The care offered to her by a husband she doesn’t remember descends within weeks into aggression and violence. Lillian lies hogtied in an underground cell. Forget about escape; unless she can manage the necessities of li...



  • Three months before she died Daina Harrow faced a bully at school. Six weeks before she died Daina Harrow suffered an assault in the park. One week before she died Daina Harrow stole a secret people had killed to hide. That was ten years ago. Ten lon...



  • Rena Sutherland wakes from a coma to discover her daughter’s been missing for days. No one’s noticed, no one’s complained, no one’s searching. The victim support officer assigned to her case, Christine Emmett puts aside her own problems as sh...






Complete Series List in Order

A Charity Shop Haunted Mystery

1) Mrs. Pettigrew Sees a Ghost (Jan-2019)
2) Mr. Wilmott Gets Old School (Feb-2019)
3) Miss Hawthorne Sits for a Spell (Mar-2019)

A Ngaire Blakes Mystery

1) The Three Deaths of Magdalene Lynton (Mar-2016)
2) The Second Stage of Grief (Oct-2016)
2.5) All I Want for Christmas (May-2017)
3) The Only Secret Left to Keep (Sep-2017)

A Tea Shop Cozy Mystery

1) Pushing Up Daisies (May-2018)
2) Berry Murderous (Jun-2018)
3) Deathbed of Roses (Jun-2018)
4) Orange Juiced (Jul-2018)
5) Keeping Mums (Aug-2018)
6) Hibiscus Homicide (Oct-2018)