Introducing the Kelsie Butler Mysteries!


Meet Kelsie Butler. Coffee addict. Dog lover. Mystery buff.

A relative newcomer to the quaint town of Fairwood, Colorado, newly widowed Kelsie Butler is thrilled when she’s asked to write the script for a murder mystery game hosted at the local coffee house.

But when one of the contestants is murdered, and that murder bears a striking resemblance to the murder in Kelsie’s game, the police chief turns his sights on Kelsie and her friend Gwen, the owner of the coffee house.

With Stella the Aussie mix as her companion, Kelsie draws on her knowledge of murder mysteries—and her circle of mystery-loving friends—to crack the baffling case. Read more…

A New Geraldine Woolkins Book

Ready for some family summer reading fun? Summertime with Geraldine Woolkins is out! The paperback and hardcover versions will follow soon. Read more…

A New Smithwell Fairies Book

It’s time for Kate Brewer and her intrepid fairy friend Minette to solve another baffling case in Smithwell, Maine. Counterfeit Corpse, book 6 in the Smithwell Fairies Cozy Mystery Series, is now available for presale on Amazon, and I couldn’t be happier. I didn’t realize how much I missed Kate and the gang until I started writing this book. To celebrate the return of Kate and her friends, along with the bristly but brilliant Detective Rancourt, the preorder price is only 3.99. Read more…

Return to Juniper Grove!

After some difficult months dealing with stubborn back pain, I was thrilled to finally get back to writing, and I was especially excited to reacquaint myself with my home away from home, Juniper Grove. And now, Grim Death, Book 12 in the Juniper Grove Cozy Mystery Series, will be out on October 18th! To celebrate the return of Rachel, Chief Gilroy, and their friends, the preorder price is only 2.99. Read more…

A Podcast Interview


January 28th’s episode of the StoryJumpers Podcast features The Adventures of Geraldine Woolkins! StoryJumpers is a biweekly Christian podcast that hosts a different children’s book and author in every episode. In today’s episode you’ll hear the beginning of the Geraldine audiobook (ending with a cliffhanger, of course), and the rest of the episode is an interview with yours truly. Give it a listen by clicking right here. Read more…

Book of Tales Is Here!

Readers of the Geraldine Woolkins Series will recognize the Book of Tales as the book Nigel Woolkins, an elder mouse, reads to his family at night. When the Woolkins family gathers by the fireplace at night, they read from this, the family’s most treasured book. Passed down from generation to generation, the book contains stories of danger, faith, and perseverance.

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