Jane Tesh is a retired media specialist and pianist for the Andy Griffith Playhouse in Mt. Airy, NC, the real Mayberry. She is the author of the Madeline Maclin Series, featuring former beauty queen Madeline "Mac" Maclin and her con man husband, Jerry Fairweather, and the Grace Street Mystery Series, featuring PI David Randall, his psychic friend, Camden, Randall's love interest, Kary Ingram, and Cam's career-driven girlfriend, Ellin Belton, as well as an ever-changing assortment of Cam's tenants. Jane's mysteries are published by Poisoned Pen Press and Savvy Press. Butterfly Waltz is her first published fantasy novel from Silver Leaf Books, followed by A Small Holiday, The Monsters of Spiders' Rest, Over the Edge, Too Much Magic, and Too Many Spells. She has recently published a stand-alone mystery, Ghost Light, set in the world of community theater. All of Jane's books are on the light side, with humor and romance.

You can email her at [email protected]

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Stolen Hearts

A missing songbook leads David Randall and his psychic friend, Camden, into a murder investigation that involves more than one ghost and a search for family and home.

Stolen Hearts is the first in the Grace Street Mystery Series. "A gratifying blend of the surprising and the spirited" Publishers Weekly.

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Mixed Signals

Mixed Signals is the second book. PI David Randall was looking forward to his mother's Christmas visit to Grace Street, but when Camden starts having violent flashbacks to his friend Jared's murder, Randall needs to solve the case fast.

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Now You See It

Now You See It is the third book in the Grace Street Series. David Randall is hired by magicians Taft and Lucas Finch to find a special box they claim was once owned by Houdini.

When Taft is found dead in a trunk at the Magic Club, Randall realizes this wasn't just a trick gone wrong. He'll have to perform a little magic of his own to solve the case.

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Just You Wait

When David Randall is hired to find the wayward partner of Folly Harper's BeautiQueen cosmetics, he discovers a strange connection to the death of elderly actress Viola Mitchell. Meanwhile, Camden experiences sudden bouts of telekinesis as his wedding to Ellen approaches.

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Baby Take a Bow

Cam's friend and tenant, Rufus Jackson, receives a letter from his ex-wife, Bobbi, with the surprising news he's the father of her little girl. But then Bobbie is murdered and her baby stolen. Now Rufus is a prime suspect, and David Randall takes the case despite interruptions from ghosts and surly teenagers. "The delightful characters navigate their worldly and otherworldly challenges with affection and humor, and Tesh maintains a whimsical tone that doesn't detract from the serious subject" Publishers Weekly.

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Death by Dragonfly

Flamboyant actor Leo Pierson hires David Randall to find his Art Nouveau treasures, including a cursed glass dragonfly. As mysterious murders occur, Randall also deals with his psychic friend Camden's addiction to vision-cancelling pills and two friendly pythons. Then, a spirit from the Other Side requests his help via his daughter Lindsey, a spirit with ties to the stolen artwork.