The Olivia Penn Mystery Series:

Under the Cocoon Moon

Book Three


“One thing I really appreciate about the way Bailey writes is that she doesn’t rush the story. Her description of her characters, their personalities, and the setting are all paced well so that the reader can really get a feel for the environment and its energy.”

“The small town of Apple Station, Virginia gives Gilmore Girl Stars Hollow vibes but with mysteries.”

“The book has lighthearted humor throughout as well as an element of danger. Readers will find themselves guessing as characters reveal their true selves. This is an excellent read for anyone who loves cozy mysteries mixed with an exciting action-filled plot.” – Chicago Book Review

“The sense of community is strong throughout the fast-paced novel as evidenced by the support of likable figures … Olivia is a memorable protagonist, whose caring nature is equally matched with her intelligence … sure to please fans of cozy, holiday mysteries.”– BookLife Reviews

“The author did a great job in setting the stage for this intriguing whodunit filled with secrets, mischief, and mayhem. I enjoy the comfortable tone and the crisp writing that makes it easy to follow along with what the author has intended. The mystery was executed to keep me immersed in all that was happening.”– Dru’s Book Musings

A dead body in the woods … A rare sapphire is missing … The connection changes her life forever.

Olivia Penn is looking forward to spending time with her friends and family over the holidays in her hometown of Apple Station, Virginia. The Christmas season’s spirit has sparked a new romance, and all is looking merry and bright, until she is mistaken for a dead woman … CONTINUE READING

Praise for The Olivia Penn Mystery Series:

“Bailey’s winning debut will thrill fans of the cozy mystery genre … Olivia’s vividly sketched hometown of Apple Station is so alive with warmth and local color that it brings to mind a southern version of Stars Hollow from Gilmore Girls … With these engaging, well-conceived characters, and expertly crafted twists that will keep readers guessing, this mystery is sure to please readers looking for an adventure with plenty of intrigue and a comforting conclusion.”

– BookLife Review

“This was a delightfully charming read that I could not put down until all was said and done. The author knows how to tell a story where the tone was comfortable and the multi-plot whodunit had all the elements to keep me enthralled from beginning to end.”

– Dru’s Book Musings

“Big Fun! Kathleen Bailey’s first book in her Olivia Penn Mystery series is a delightfully fun, complex mystery offering traditional cozy elements, a strong female lead, stifled “heart chakra,” diverse multi-generational personalities, small town connections, and interesting family dynamics. The mystery was a mystery within a mystery … Engaging. Couldn’t put it down … Bailey’s writing is entertaining, well-paced, and witty.”

– Kings River Life Magazine

“A fantastic start to a new series … This book is written with such beautiful descriptions … Where the Light Shines Through has a brilliant cast of characters that exude the feeling of a small town.”

– Manhattan Book Review

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