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Book Two in the Peony Creek Series Now available! Laurelyn McNamara is finally getting her farm and her love life back on track after a farm intern was discovered murdered when her friend and employee is accused of the murder of her dysfunctional internet troll husband. Certain she could not have done it, despite having plenty of cause, Laurelyn enlists the help of her cowboy romance and best girl friend to get Beth cleared and find the real killer.
With the help of her best pal US Fish and Wildlife agent Bernie Gonsalves and Bernie’s mother and her Santeria ladies’ group, evidence is gathered, and the list of local suspects grows. Is it the local herbalist, a jealous lover, a jilted farmhand, a scorned store clerk? Laurelyn, handsome but troubled George Trojan and Agent Gonsalves knuckle down to rescue the innocent Beth, while learning a great deal about each other, not all of it pleasant.
This Colorado small town cozy mystery leads readers on a journey through the loves and lives of the denizens of Peony Creek and Bad Aspen Farm as they struggle to make sense of relationships and personal histories while coping with suspicions, injustices, and homicide.
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Book One in the Peony Creek Mysteries A dead eco-warrior. A gas developer suspect. An autistic farm worker. Life has gotten a little derailed for Laurelyn McNamara, owner of Bad Aspen Farm in the picturesque mountain town of Peony Creek. When a farm intern turns up dead on a mountain trail, Laurelyn happens to be first on the scene. She suspects foul play, and she isn't wrong. But she is sure that the police have the wrong guy.
With the help of her best friend, an undercover agent with the US Fish and Wildlife Service and their mutual pal, a local vintner and wife of a local cop, Laurelyn untangles a web of passions, intrigue, and social justice, while still running her farm and learning to love again. With cowboy, rancher and mystery man George Trojan at her side, Laurelyn finds the courage to take risks, follow her instincts, listen to intuition once again, and find joy in unexpected ways, people, and places.