Tag: Women Sleuths

The Snow Girls

She vanished into the ice cold night. Is this their only chance to get her back? Get ready for this winter’s most chilling thriller…It’s been eleven years since Claire Flynn disappeared – abducted without trace from a snowy hillside, leaving her parents heartbroken.Investigator Darby McCormick remembers the case. She knows there’s only ever been one suspect, Father Ri... »

No One Is Innocent

Thirty-something Jasmine Myers is a divorced San Jose African-American private investigator who is battling her addiction to alcohol. Her biological clock is ticking and her ex-husband who is newly married wants her back. Community leader Kristal Woods hires Jasmine to investigate the death of her husband Ralph Woods, the President of the Black Firefighters. After two other firefighters die, Krist... »

Take the Monkeys and Run

Film lover Barbara Marr is a typical suburban mom living the typical suburban life in her sleepy little town of Rustic Woods, Virginia. Typical, that is until she sets out to find the missing link between a bizarre monkey sighting in her yard and the bone chilling middle-of-the-night fright fest at the strangely vacant house next door. When Barb talks her two friends into some seemingly innocent C... »

Blueberry Muffin Murder

From Publishers Weekly In her third top-of-the-line culinary cozy (after 2001’s Strawberry Shortcake Murder), the delightful amateur sleuth Hannah Swensen once again faces murder and mayhem with good cheer. To fight the late February doldrums, Lake Eden, Minn., is about to celebrate its first winter carnival with ice sports on the lake, activities for children and Hannah’s delicious co... »

Death, Taxes, and Peach Sangria

Death, Taxes, and Peach Sangria from A Tara Holloway Novel series Diane Kelly When it comes to exposing tax fraud, Tara and her partner Eddie are really cleaning up. From their brilliant takedown of the disappearing “Tax Wizard” to their perfectly planned downfall of the “Deduction Diva,” they’ve earned the respect of their peers at Criminal Investigations. Now Tara&#... »

A Fatal Fleece

***This summer in Sea Harbor, Massachusetts, one of the Seaside Knitters gets tangled up with a precocious granddaughter, and another stands accused of sending a local resident on a permanent vacation… * As Izzy and the Seaside Knitters prepare her yarn studio for the tourist season, fellow knitter Birdie Favazza has her hands full with her granddaughter Gabby. The little girl soon becomes a fixtu... »

Deadly Sins: Lust

 Marissa Calhoun sits in front of the lagoon, a beach-like swimming hole nestled Cairns, Australia’s foreshore. Tonight the lagoon is hers and hers alone … or is it?  A tall figure steps out from behind the tree, his face cloaked beneath a dark hoodie. His footsteps slap against the pavement, fast and hard. Twenty feet, then fifteen, then ten. Instinct kicks in and Marissa breaks into ... »

Sins of the Father

For the first thirty-three years of my life I had no knowledge of my father, no idea what he looked like, his name, whether he was dead or alive. Then fate brought us together. Then, a year later, he decided to hire me.Although we had talked for a year, my father was still Gawain Morgan to me, a stranger, not my dad. Would the task of locating Frankie Quinn bring us closer together, or drive us fu... »

The Dead Will Tell

Everyone in Painters Mill knows the abandoned Hochstetler farm is haunted. But only a handful of the residents remember the terrible secrets lost in the muted/hushed whispers of time-and now death is stalking them, seemingly from the grave. On a late-night shift, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called to the scene of an apparent suicide-an old man found hanging from the rafters in his dilapidat... »

Trimmed to Death

Hairstylist Marla Vail enters a bake-off competition that’s a real killer when a contestant ends up dead. Savvy hairstylist and amateur sleuth Marla Vail enters a charity bake-off contest at a fall festival sponsored by a local farm. While she waits to see if her coconut fudge pie is a winner, Marla joins a scavenger hunt where people playing character roles are the targets. Instead of scori... »

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