Nickolas Drake

Biography

Nickolas Drake is a Technical Writer by profession, and lives in Arizona. When he is not writing, he enjoys playing with his dogs, gardening (not in the summer), and cooking.

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Books

The Adventures of Griff - My Sister Prissy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Griff Dragon and his Uncle Zar go to a family reunion at The Ranch where Griff was born. Griff has not seen his family for a while and when he hears that his beautiful and lively sister Prissy will be there he can't wait to see her again. Prissy is a special little girl Schnauzer with some sight challenges that she has overcome. Tales of those fun times at The Ranch ensure a good time for all!
Strangled in Sonoma
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,600. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Rodrigo Valenti wills a Sonoma winery to Carol Valenti. She invites Mimi Griffin to explore the investment possibilities. The rundown mansion holds rumors of hedonism while murder is stalking them and tales of debauchery emerge about Rodrigo's final years. More murders surface and Mimi leads the chase to uncover the killer and the mysteries of the manor before the killer can strike again.
The Adventures of Griff - A Surprise Package
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Griff is a happy Miniature Schnauzer puppy but many times his human companions have noticed him looking out the window at other dogs playing. His family has a meeting to decide if they would like to bring another puppy into their lives. They have heard from Griff's breeder that another litter was born they day they brought Griff home, and now Griff is about to receive a big surprise.
The Adventures of Griff - Attending to a Gossip
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Griff is a happy Miniature Schnauzer puppy who is thrilled to have just been adopted into a new human family. Outside in his yard, he soon meets other neighborhood animal residents and realizes there is a bucket of trouble brewing as someone is spreading gossip and hurting others. They hatch a plan for Griff to help expose the vicious gossip and return the beautiful neighborhood to peace.
Mission Canyon Secrets
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,290. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Nina leaves her former life and returns home to Mission Canyon in Santa Barbara, and her great-aunt Iris to create a new life. A legend describes an early priest with a lust for gold who betrays his church; and a loyal servant dies in his place. During a séance, Iris finds the secret of Mission Canyon; now old spirits are on the move and demand justice, but will it destroy the living?
Sisters
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,950. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lauren Scott arrives to catalog late Janet Dracon’s estate, and finds a diary of the late Patricia Dracon, Janet’s twin. Janet discovered an affair between Patricia and an artist and ended it. Pregnant and Inconsolable, Patricia’s dies, and a lifetime later when ancient secrets are disturbed, murder arrives. Lauren and Jim try to solve the ancient Dracon mysteries before Lauren is a victim.
The Ramachandra Moon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,470. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jessie Hampton has trouble; she has a treasure map for a fabled Moonstone, and someone is trying to kill her. Before she can begin to look for the treasure, a Pacific storm isolates her and her guests. They hear a cry and discover a friend's jealous wife has been murdered. Jessie soon investigates isolated Drake's Bay and finds this is a serious mistake when she walks into the murderer’s trap.
A Birthday Secret
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,190. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Melanie Layton plans an unforgettable Murder Mystery birthday party for her best friend Marshall at a remote deserted mansion on the San Francisco Peninsula. Using his love of Agatha Christie she arranges a party based on a Christie novel for the weekend. Longtime friends gather to celebrate but it turns sour as old wounds and affairs are brought to light, and death joins the party.
The Loggia Crystal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,450. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Novelist Dian St. Cere wins a bidding war for an antique Italian desk at an online auction, and discovers the notorious Loggia Crystal; Lucrezia Borgia’s lost treasure. Soon greed, deception, and murder stalk her as she tries to find the killer.
A Murder at Mimi's
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,450. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Mimi Griffin fulfills a lifelong dream of opening a spectacular restaurant on the luxurious Montecito coast. To find the perfect chef, she stages a dinner at the new restaurant; the winner will be the head chef at Mimi' with an option bankrolled by Mimi, for their own restaurant depending on their success. Darkly handsome Emil Chandon is clearly the winner but finds his dreams cut short by death.
A Murder in the Grand Canyon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,590. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Travel writer, Carol Valenti was enjoying her first view of the Grand Canyon when her new acquaintance wealthy Mimi Griffin, squeezed her arm in a death grip. Carol turned to see a man fling himself over the edge to his death a thousand feet below. Accompanying him on his brief trip were the shrill tones of Mimi's ear piercing scream.

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