Zoe Donovan Ashton Falls Mystery

A cozy-lite mystery series set in the small lakeside town of Ashton Falls, a quaint village with a big heart but a tiny local budget. Each short novel focuses on a simple murder mystery against the backdrop of family holidays and quirky festivals designed to bring in the almighty tourist dollar. Zoe is a free spirited animal lover who, along with her dog Charlie, works as an animal rehabilitation and relocation officer.  If there is murder afoot you can bet that Zoe, along with friends Zak, Levi, and Ellie, will be on the case.  

HALLOWEEN HIJINKS:

​A Zoe Donovan Mystery 


Amid a backdrop of zombies on the run and Halloween festivities, animal control officer Zoe Donovan is faced with losing something she loves in order to save someone she loves when she finds a dead body in the basement of a haunted house just two days before Halloween. With the help of her best friends, Levi and Ellie, and her dog Charlie, she delves into a mystery as complex and multilayered as the feelings she develops for her ex-nemesis Zak Zimmerman. Halloween Hijinks is the perfect recipe, combining holiday fun with a touch of humor, a pinch of romance, and a dollop of murder.

THE TROUBLE WITH TURKEYS​:

A Zoe Donovan Mystery 
 

Zoe becomes entangled in a complex murder case involving a dead miser, tipsy turkeys, and an eclectic cast of edacious heirs, when she agrees to help Jeremy in his temporary job at a nearby turkey farm ten days before Thanksgiving.  The Trouble with Turkeys is the perfect recipe, combining holiday fun with a touch of humor, a pinch of romance, and a dollop of murder.

CHRISTMAS CRAZY:

​A Zoe Donovan Mystery 

 

Every year between the dates of December 1 and December 24, a strange and wonderful insanity hits Ashton Falls. Most refer to this phenomenon as Christmas Spirit, but Zoe has been around long enough to know that spirit usually translates to insanity, which brings on a phenomenon she likes to refer to as Christmas Crazy. When Santa is killed four days prior to the annual Hometown Christmas, Zoe is pulled into a murder investigation with more twists and turns than a windy mountain road.  Christmas Crazy is the perfect recipe, combining holiday fun with a touch of humor, a pinch of romance, and a dollop of murder.