5 STARS -
"An entertaining read
that keeps you guessing 'who dunnit' from start to finish. I thought 'Sex and the City' meets 'Nancy Drew'." ~ Reenie Diva, Amazon Reader5 STARS -
"The Scent of Lies is a fast-paced and suspenseful romantic mystery
with a sassy protagonist." ~ J.M. Gardner, Amazon ReaderOVERVIEW of The Scent of Lies:
- A smokin' hot lady P.I. with a close circle of friends
- A wife wrongfully accused of her husband's death
- A sexy new police detective in town
A captivating and exciting story, The Scent of Lies is Book 1 in the Paradise Valley Mystery series. Twenty-eight-year old Emily Parker's world is flipped upside down when her dashing private-eye husband is killed, and she begins to unravel clues that maybe he wasn't who he claimed to be.
With the help of her closest girlfriends and the sexy new police detective in town, Emily takes over her late husband's business and searches for answers to his murder. When another woman's husband turns up dead, Ms. Parker is hired to find the real killer before the wife is sent to prison, putting Emily's own life in danger.
A story overflowing with friendships, murder mystery, romance, and intrigue--think "Sex and the City" meets "Nancy Drew".
***The Paradise Valley Mysteries***
The Scent of Lies: Book 1
The Heart of Lies: Book 2
The Edge of Lies: A Bridge Short Story between Books 2 and 3, the story of Evan & Emily
The Chain of Lies: Book 3
The Pursuit of Lies: Book 4
The Color of Lies: a Bridge Short Story between Books 4 and 5, the story of Colin & Miranda
The Betrayal of Lies: Book 5
(*Most enjoyable if these books are read in order.)
More 5-STAR Praise for The Scent of Lies -
"A fully-rounded story
with juicy bits of intrigue, romance, greed, friendship and hope." ~ Janis McNutt, Amazon Reader
"I loved the characters in this book!
Can't wait for the next book in the series." ~ yhavens, Amazon Reader
"The Heart of Lies" - A Paradise Valley Mystery: Book 2, A sassy small town private eye teams up with a sexy big-city cop to solve a murder mystery. (think "Sex and the City" meets "Nancy Drew")
"The Chain of Lies" - A Paradise Valley Mystery: Book 3, A small town private eye and her sexy police detective boyfriend, along with a few friends, fight to save girls from a sex slave ring and solve a murder mystery. (think "Sex and the City" meets "Nancy Drew")
"The Pursuit of Lies" - A Paradise Valley Mystery: Book 4, Feisty private eye, Emily Parker, launches on a new case as the man she loves is accused of murdering a lovely blonde Assistant District Attorney. The police believe he was having an affair with her and the District Attorney is asking for the death penalty. Struggling against her own doubts, Emily must prove her boyfriend innocent before she loses him to Death Row.
"The Betrayal of Lies" - A Paradise Valley Mystery: Book 5, Sassy private eye, Emily Parker, is finally moving forward in her relationship with the hunky police detective--that is, until a friend goes missing. Suspicions are flying that one of Emily's closest friends may be involved. The desperate race is on to solve the mystery of who abducted the woman and rescue her before she winds up dead.
"The Lake House Secret, a Jenessa Jones Mystery: Book 1", With her life going from bad to worse, reporter Jenessa Jones is drawn back to her small hometown by a death in her family. Caught between her old boyfriend, with whom she shares a sordid past, and her new love interest, Jenessa becomes embroiled in a homicide investigation that ends up pointing the finger at someone she cares very much about. Can she uncover the truth of this murder before it destroys her family and any chance she has for a happy life?