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A Rowan McFarlane Detective Mystery

Prequel Novella

Looking through household rubbish for evidence is a necessary part of being a private detective and one that Rowan expects to be tested on as she completes her training to become a private detective. 

What she didn’t expect was to find an old Filofax amongst the crisp packets and milk cartons. Dated 1999, it has nothing to do with the clues her instructors have planted. Who is Emily Law and why does Rowan feel compelled to find the owner of the organiser? 

As Rowan delves into the past she discovers a hit and run that might not be the accident everyone believed it to be. Can she uncover the truth and reveal a murderer?


Jack In A Box

A Rowan McFarlane Detective Mystery

Book 1

When single mother Rowan joins her Uncle Jack’s detective agency she doesn’t expect his murder to be her first case. To find out who is responsible for his death she will need to solve another mystery, the disappearance of Jack’s best friend 30 years earlier.


Someone doesn’t want her digging up the past and they’re prepared to go to any lengths to keep their secrets hidden. Can she stand up to the danger, protect her daughter and bring a murderer to justice?

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Sally In The Woods

A Rowan McFarlane Detective Mystery

Book 2

12 years ago, 14 year old Sally Mitchell went missing. Last week the body of a teenage girl was found in Cuddieford Woods dressed in Sally’s clothes – but it’s not Sally’s body. 

Now the police are asking questions of the last person to see Sally alive as they investigate this shocking new murder.

Hired to prove his innocence, both then and now, Rowan must question everything, but can she trust her client to tell her the whole truth? 

DI George Johnston doesn’t want her anywhere near his murder enquiry, but as their investigations converge are either of them prepared for what they’re about to uncover?

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What She Didn't See

A Rowan McFarlane Detective Mystery

Book 3

25 years ago, Harmony hid whilst her mother was shot and killed. Last month someone contacted her suggesting the wrong people went to prison. Now Harmony is missing, and Rowan is convinced the key to finding her lies in the past.


Examining the old case files Rowan begins to think that two innocent men may have paid dearly for a crime they didn’t commit. 


Believing Harmony’s life is in danger Rowan needs to work with DCI George Johnston, will she be able to persuade him to join forces? And is Rowan at risk of ignoring the dangers in the present by focusing on the past?

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Bloody Snow

A Rowan McFarlane Detective Mystery

Winter Novella

Sometimes what you’re looking for is right behind you.


Hector McBride was declared dead in 2006, a murder case with no body. The police refer to it as the unsolvable mystery. When Sonya recounts the tale of the case that haunted her predecessor Rowan can’t help but be intrigued. 


With Covid and Lockdown causing most of her normal work to dry she need something to keep her mind active. But how do you investigate a case when no one’s hired you to. Can she manage to persuade the family to let her look into what really happened the night a beloved actor died?

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