Book List in Order: 15 titles

  • in Show Business Is Murder

    Lights...Camera...Murder! Behind the velvet ropes and closed curtains, buried in the back lots, you'll find the darker side of the spotlight. It's where stars are created overnight, and burn out just cis quickly. Where deals are made to be broken,...


  • An executive jet belonging to major hedge fund manager Jason McLaughlin explodes on the runway of Teterboro Airport in New Jersey. There are bodies to be identified. Soon after, a New York City hospital admits a new patient, singed, cut...


  • As an oil painting ages, its paint may become increasingly transparent, and sometimes the ghost of another painting that was painted over will reappear. When these occur, they are called repentances.It is the winter of 1936, in New York.As Europe sli...



  • Greenwich Village is decked with snow and mistletoe in December of 1920. Prohibition may be the law, but the speakeasies are crowded with writers and artists, friends and lovers. In the midst of all this conviviality, poet-sleuth Olivia Brown once ag...


  • It's 1920, and excitement fills the winding streets of Greenwich Village, where artists, actors, and writers gather and romance isn't played by any rules. Here, amid the hot jazz and cool gin, a free-spirited young poet named Olivia Brown finds her p...


  • Leslie Wetzon had a bad feeling when her on-again, off-again lover, Detective Silvestri, began investigating the homicide of an old flame. It was a feeling that only got worse when she learned that the victim was a friend of the woman who runs The Gr...


  • Leslie Wetzon is dusting off her tap shoes for a good cause: a benefit revival of the landmark Broadway musical Combinations. Using her headhunting smarts, she tracks down the original cast from eighteen years ago -- all except for Terri Matthews, wh...


  • About to reprise her role in a Broadway revival, dancer-turned-detective Leslie Wetzon investigates the disappearance of a fellow dancer from the original cast and the appearance of a skeleton in an old theatrical trunk....







  • A KILLING ON BROADWAY Leslie Wetzon has an orchestra seat to the trendiest show in New York. Hotshot's got a can't-miss plot: passion, power, scandal, money, and murder. And that's just backstage. In the mezzanine someone's bludgeoned the producti...


  • SMITH & WETZON: HEADHUNTERS Xenia Smith and Leslie Wetzon. Executive search specialists. Boardroom detectives. They seek out Wall Street's top guns and steal them away from their employers. They're headhunters--but what they often find is murder. ...


  • Wall Street executive search specialists Xenia Smith and Leslie Wetzon investigate the death of Goldie Barnes, retiring head of the Luwisher Brothers firm, an assignment that confronts them with ethical conflicts and threats to their lives...


  • Wall Street headhunter and former Broadway dancer, Leslie Wetzon, uncovers a stock tendering scam run by stockbrokers and the Russian mob after an elderly woman acquaintance is murdered. A blizzard brings New York City to a halt, but doesn't stop Les...


  • Headhunters, Leslie Wetzon and Xenia Smith, go after the top guns in the financial world- Wall Street, where everyone is looking to make the big killing. A slick, successful stockbroker that Wetzon is interviewing. at the Four Seasons, leaves her to ...