Book List:25 titles
  • Hare today, dead tomorrow... Can a stylish sleuth pull a rabbit out of her hat to solve an Easter murder in this to-dye-for cozy mystery?When hairstylist Marla Vail attends an Easter egg hunt at historic Tremayne Manor, she's only there to fix hair f...


  • Mix together a cocktail for murder, add a few salty suspects, toss in a dollop of sweet humor, and you have the recipe for Trimmed to Death, #15 in the Bad Hair Day cozy mystery series.Savvy hairstylist and amateur sleuth Marla Vail enters a charity ...


  • A cat, a crook, and a confused neighbor cause mirth in this killer cozy short story.Savvy hairstylist and super sleuth Marla Vail visits her friend Tally who just got out of the hospital after a serious car accident. Marla has been caring for Tallyâ€...


  • When hairstylist Marla Vail’s best friend is hurt in a car crash, Marla takes over as her baby’s guardian. No sooner does Marla say, “Baby want a bottle?” than she’s embroiled in another murder investigation. Her husband, Detective Dalton V...


  • During the frenzy of the December holidays, the last thing salon owner Marla Vail needs is a dead body slathered in a green facial mask at her new day spa. The victim, Valerie Weston, had been a major donor for Friends of Old Florida, a nonprofit his...


  • When history teacher Bill Ripari offers his property for a school haunted house project, hairstylist Marla Vail volunteers to put the scare factor into the props’ hair. She joins her stepdaughter along with other students, parents, and teachers to ...


  • Marla and Dalton's honeymoon at an Arizona dude ranch veers from dangerous to downright deadly faster than a horse headed to the corral. With her husband's uncle--the resort's owner--on the suspect list for murder, Marla races to prove his innocence....


  • Pottery sculptor Erika Sherwood has no idea her televised wedding in Las Vegas is for real until an official confirms she and the stranger she's just met are legitimately wed. A Drift Lord and warrior of the Tsuran, Magnor tricks the redhead into m...


  • Marla's joyous move to a new house with her husband, Detective Dalton Vail, is marred by their next-door neighbor who erects an illegal fence between their properties. When Dalton reminds the man of the local permitting laws, tempers flare--and worse...






  • She seems like everything he despises--until her beauty challenges his warrior's heart.When fashion designer Jennifer Dyhr loses her lead actor for a video-game commercial, a replacement literally drops from the sky. Reluctant to let him leave, she h...


  • When mythologist and Florida resident Nira Larsen accepts a job as tour guide for a mysterious stranger, she's drawn into a nightmare reality where ancient myths come alive and legendary evils seek to destroy her. To survive, she must awaken her dorm...


  • GETTING MARRIED CAN BE MURDER… In-demand South Florida salon owner Marla Shore barely has time to plan her own impending nuptials, let alone play hairdresser to the not-so-rich-and-famous at her friend's destination wedding. But when the venue i...


  • Indiana Jones meets Romancing the Stone in this adventurous science fiction romance.A PRISM Awards Finalist! Taurin is shrouded in black when Leena first meets him, his face shaded like the night. At first she believes him to be a ...


  • A beautiful assassin and a desperate fugitive join forces to catch a terrorist before he starts an intergalactic war. Ace pilot Jace Vernon is forced to flee his home world after being framed for murder. He seeks justice, but S.I.N. agent Silver Mall...


  • Scissor-wielding sleuth Marla Shore is looking forward to a leisurely cruise with her fiancĂ© Dalton Vail. Too bad Dalton's teenage daughter and his parents are along for the ride. Instead of a seduction at sea, Marla is meeting the in-laws and hopin...


  • Fire up the flat iron and break out the bullet-proof blow drier, because Marla Shore--the sassy, South Florida beauty salon owner with a knack for fixing hair and finding trouble--is back. Now, just as her fiance Detective Dalton Vail's famously upti...


  • A haunted hotel, a family curse, mysterious Cossacks, hidden treasure, murdered guests . . . what looked to be a routine family reunion is turning into a serious Bad Hair Day indeed. One that's trouble all the way down to the .. . Marla Shore thou...


  • in Wicked Women Whodunit

    Doesn't it just figure? You meet the guy of your dreams. There's enough electricity to start a wild fire. And then there's a murder to put a crimp in your plans. But not necessarily... Reality show contestant Heather Payne's assignment is simple: ...


  • There's no love lost between Marla and Carolyn Sutton since Marla left Carolyn's Hairstyle Heaven to open her own place. Still, it’s a nasty shock when Marla enters the meter room behind the shopping center that houses both salons and stumbles ove...


  • Professional hair stylist and amateur sleuth Marla Shore lands a case close to home when her pet-loving neighbor, a man aptly named Goat, disappears, leaving his animals--and a dead body--behind. The corpse might be just another anonymous stiff excep...


  • Salon owner Marla Shore is pretty hard to shock, but she's truly stunned to learn that her hateful ex-husband, Stanley Kaufman, has been arrested for the murder of his third wife, Kimberly--and wants Marla to find the "real" killer. Stan's plenty of ...


  • Since beauty is her business, salon owner Marla Shore figures she can surely rid herself of a few excess pounds of holiday flab without joining a gym. Unfortunately, daily walks with her slowpoke poodle fail to whittle her waistline, so Marla relucta...


  • Not just your average South Florida beachcomber, Marla's now a volunteer for Ocean Guard, a coastal preservation group. She's even in charge of their upcoming Taste of the World fundraiser. But when chef Pierre Chevalier's flaming Bananas Foster resu...


  • When Lord Rolf Cam'brii's ship crashes on the planet Souk, he's taken prisoner and thrown into a slave labor camp. Here he catches the eye of the beautiful female overseer, Ilyssa. As he learns her secrets, he finds himself falling under her spell....


  • Meet Marla Shore, a Florida beauty salon owner with a knack for creating dazzling 'dos -- and solving mysteries... Marla was already having a bad hair day, but when one of her clients dies while getting a perm in her salon, her day just can't get an...