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Bella Falls presents Book 1 in the Southern Relics Cozy Mysteries series.
A little sweet tea and a whole lot of spells won't always put out the fire . . .
Welcome to Jewell, North Carolina, a small strip of land on the Crystal Coast with no stop signs or traffic lights, but it's got a whole lot of magic. Ruby Mae Jewell helps run the family business of selling antiques and refurbished goods. But with old objects, you never know when one of them possesses more than just dust and cobwebs.
When Rue hits up a flea market, she gets more than she bargained for. Finding a potentially dangerous magical object, she has to get it off the market and out of mortal hands. But when more research reveals its threatening nature to the magical community as well, she's put to the test of what to do . . . especially when the find someone murdered on their land who was looking for it.
Ruby Mae struggles to balance doing the right thing and saving her family at all costs. But when things turn from bad to worse, it may get harder for her to know which choices to make.
Will her fiery personality and powers be able to solve the mystery before anyone else gets hurt or will Ruby Mae's efforts to solve the murder go up in smoke?
Running time 6 hrs