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Quirky Mysteries

What are quirky mysteries? Nope–it’s not a category on Amazon. Rather, sometimes I am just drawn to whimsical covers, fun titles, wacky series names, or zany plot concepts.  Here are my quirky, eclectic picks!

A Bottle Full of Djinn by Paula Lester

A Bottle Full of Djinn*

Mysterious Happenings at Witches’ Retirement Community

Zoey is the head of staff for a magical retirement community. Her town of Sunnyside, California, is full of witches and warlocks, though normals do occasionally pass through town. People aren’t supposed to use magic in public, but they are often lax about it. Strange events that Zoey can’t explain start happening at the retirement community, a kitchen covered in chocolate cake batter, farm animals in the common room, and a ghost. Will Zoey figure out what’s going on? Will she lose staff and residents because of this? If you read the prequel to The Sunnyside Retired Witches Community series, you are familiar with the quirky world and cast characters that make up the greater and smaller communities of Sunnyside. The author does a fantastic job of integrating magic into the story, often in a humorous fashion. It’s an engaging read that makes you wonder what funny, offbeat thing will happen next, whether it is magical or not. The book is a delightful way to spend an afternoon.

New Quirky Mysteries Jan 19

Now…Amazon doesn’t have a category called “Quirky,” but sometimes I see a cover, title, or concept that just screams QUIRKY. Here’s an eclectic bunch!

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