Book List in Order: 12 titles


  • How far can a profound personal loss drive someone toward darkness? What would it take for you to kill someone for money? And if you did, who—or what—would you have become? These are the question one woman faces when she loses everyone she loves ...



  • Vancouver Post gossip columnist Nicole Charles is only slightly put out when she discovers she’s been downsized. She figures she’s lucky to still have a job. It just means she needs to get a desk so she can work out of her apartment. But the desk...



  • Nicole Charles didn’t go to journalism school to become a gossip columnist, but the job fell into her lap right out of school and her immigrant work ethic just won’t let her quit to find something she’d like better. It’s a good job, but she s...



  • When her father killed himself after the stock market crash of 1929, Kitty Pangborn's life changed forever. Raised to be a debutante, she was forced to get a job as a secretary for Los Angeles P.I. Dex Theroux where her biggest concern is making sure...



  • What would you do if you could start again? If everything you had vanished, and all trace of you, as well. If you could just walk away from your life, what would you do? Fans of award-winning mystery writer Linda L. Richards may not recognize the ton...



  • An unthinkable disaster changed her forever. She lost everything she ever thought she wanted. And more. Now she’s hollow inside. Hollow but searching. The only time she feels even partially alive is when she’s paid... to kill.Hitting Back is a 50...



  • In 1931, while most of Los Angeles is struggling to survive the Depression, the business of Hollywood is booming. And everyone wants a piece. The movies have always been cutthroat and, as girl Friday Kitty Pangborn is about to find out, that's more t...



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    As the lawlessness of Prohibition pushes against the desperation of the Depression, there are two ways to make a living in Los Angeles: join the criminals or collar them. Kitty Pangborn has chosen the crime-fighters, becoming secretary to Dexter ...



  • Deep in the Depression, there are two ways to make a living in L.A.: join the criminals or collar them. Kitty Pangborn's chosen the crime-fighters, becoming secretary to Dexter Theroux, one of the hard-drinking, tough-talking PIs that pepper the city...







  • HIGH FINANCE AND HAUTE CUISINE... A RECIPE FOR MURDER It's been years since former stockbroker Madeline Carter bothered thinking about her gastronomically gifted ex-husband, Chef Braydon Gauthier. Between quitting her soul-sucking career and disco...



  • Teaching an indulged rich wife to dabble in the stock market is the last thing former stockbroker Madeline Carter wants to do. But she's lived among the Hollywood elite just long enough to recognize the ubiquitous "favor for a favor" when she sees it...



  • A new life, a fresh start. That's what Madeline Carter is looking for when she quits her high-pressure job in New York and moves to Los Angeles. But Madeline is one of those people who can't help but attract trouble.... Beautiful, calm, quiet. ...


Complete Series List in Order

A Madeline Carter Novel

1) Mad Money (Dec-2004)
2) The Next Ex (Dec-2005)
3) Calculated Loss (Sep-2006)