Constancy's recent losses have shaken her.  Even her engagement to diamond magnate, Zared Fraser, hasn't helped. Officer Danny Egan thinks he never wants to see Constancy again.  A frantic S.O.S. proves him wrong and tumbles them both into a deadly reel that will change their lives forever.
DONNA (D.H.) PARKER
FAMILY-FRIENDLY FICTION
If you prefer your mysteries WITHOUT profanity, obscenity, "steamy" romance or excessive gore, you may enjoy these books. 
The cozies and all but one of the fairy-tale mysteries are set in the Missouri Ozarks.
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The FIDDLING WITH MURDER Cozy Mysteries
Constancy Grace Stafford never lived up to her middle name, but stumbling over a corpse turns into her worst trip ever. Danny Egan, town cop and master fiddler, defies a direct order to stay off the case.  Only he knows how much this waltz with danger could ultimately cost him.
Constancy, fed up with murder, dreams of living a normal, peaceful life.  But death at a music show, the clammy darkness of an unmapped Ozarks cave system, and a desperate fiddler's lament threaten to destroy her dream--and the two most precious people in her life.
Constancy always dreamed of celebrating Christmas with a large family.  Her newly-found relatives in South Dakota can make that a reality, but a gang of fossil rustlers and the secrets of a missing shepherd may turn Constancy's long-awaited Christmas dream into nightmare.
The ghost that has haunted Danny Egan since childhood may not be dead. Will Danny's and Constancy's journey to Ireland bring peace--or forever silence Danny's tune?
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CONSTANCY'S WALTZ

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DARK DIAMOND REEL

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FIDDLER'S LAMENT

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JIG OF BONES

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DANNY'S TUNE

THE FAIRY-TALE MYSTERIES
(Magical realism? Small town fantasy? Other-worldly mysteries? You decide.)
When Sarah's imaginary childhood friend, the Man from the Sea, suddenly appears in her adult world, Sarah's happiness, and her life, may be forfeit.
Death gave Lyssa the farm. Death may strike again unless Lyssa can help an old friend untangle the farm's dark secrets--
and his own.
Ghosts? Time travelers? Space aliens? Something weird is happening in Sheehan, Missouri.  Robert Bruce Cameron and his friends must stop it before his whole clan is zapped out of existence.
Maura Tasgall must unearth the evil that murdered her parents.  She expects no happy ending--even if her mother's fairy tales weren't fiction.
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