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Four Calling Birds – A Toot Hansell Christmas Story

Gilbert settled himself under the cover of a hedge, watching the bird through the window …

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A Partridge in a Pear Tree – a Toot Hansell Christmas story

Was there some sort of official scale for these things, from harmless eccentricity to “call the care home”?

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No Imps or Pixies. Werewolves by Negotiation – Read Chapter 2 Now!

“Unicorns never were that bright,” I said. “That’s why they’re the only kind to stab their own entire species into extinction.”

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A Small Imp-osition – Read Chapter 1 Now!

G&C London, Private Investigators, are plunging deep into the magical underbelly of Leeds, and we’re going to have our work cut out for us …

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Bad Jokes & Body Parts – Read Chapter 2 Now!

I see dead people.

And I’m not the only one. They’re even on Facebook….

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Snarky Cats & Zombies – Read Chapter 1 Now!

“Zombies don’t exist. You told me they don’t exist.”
“There’s a corpse clawing its way out of a grave over there. I’m open to the possibility that I may have been wrong.”

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Gobbelino London & a Scourge of Pleasantries – Chapter Two

We’ve got about a day before the book turns our world – and us – inside out.
We’ve totally got this. I hope.

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Gobbelino London & a Scourge of Pleasantries – Chapter One

Find a missing book. That was the job the woman in the Doc Martens gave us.
Easy money, right? Well …

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Game of Scones: Chapter Two

Bribery. Corruption. Murder.

Who said local politics were boring?

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Game of Scones: Chapter One

Murder, mayhem, and old secrets come to light in the Yorkshire Dales – with dragons, of course.