Melanie Hamilton is not your average artist. She brings home the bacon by inking tattoos at New Orleans's Mansion at Mystic Isle, a resort in the middle of the bayou that caters to fans of the peculiar and paranormal.
Melanie Hamilton brings home the bacon by inking tattoos at New Orleans's Mansion at Mystic Isle, a resort in the middle of the bayou that caters to fans of the peculiar and paranormal. But when a guest of the resort, a millionaire's widow, is poisoned, and Melanie's close friend is arrested for the murder, things go from hectic to downright dangerous.
'Tis the season at The Mansion on Mystic Isle, and Melanie Hamilton, resident tattoo artist at the resort renown for its supernatural atmosphere, can feel the holiday spirit everywhere in the Louisiana bayou. But when Papa Noël turns up as dead as the Ghost of Christmas Past, and all the bounty from a recent charity drive is stolen, Melanie has to find the killer and get it all back!
Just when Melanie Hamilton thought things couldn't get stranger at The Mansion at Mystic Isle, she finds herself in the middle of a true pirate treasure hunt! Fortune hunters have arrived Indiana Jones-style at the New Orleans resort...resulting in a dead body! Now it’s up to Mel and the rest of the odd crew at Mystic Isle to bring order back to the bayou and solve the murder.
When the Federation of Magicians decides to hold their annual contest at the Mansion at Mystic Isle resort on the bayou, Melanie Hamilton couldn't be more excited. But when the contest frontrunner turns up dead, Mel and the rest of the staff at the resort rally to chase down the culprit. Will an abracadabra and the wave of a magic wand catch the killer, or will it be Mel who disappears?
From USA Today bestselling authors Sally J. Smith and Jean Steffens comes a boxed set of the first three tantalizingly fun mysteries from the Bayou in the Mystic Isle series, including: Mystic Mayhem – book #1, Mystic Mistletoe Murder – book #2, Mystic Mischief – book #3