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So just how does a dragon become a detective?

Well, it all started with the barbecues …

Abominable snow-creatures.

Adorable muggers.

Dubious disguises.

And how that whole barbecue and tea party thing came about …

Grab your copy of The Tales of Beaufort Scales for FREE, and find out how it all began!

I write funny, feel-good fantasy, and cozy mysteries with dragons. There will be tea, and cake, and murder, but most of all there will be hope and friendship, because nothing’s more magical than that.

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