J.B. Stanley

Biography

J.B. Stanley has a BA in English from Franklin & Marshall College, an MA in English Literature from West Chester University, and an MLIS from North Carolina Central University. She taught sixth grade language arts in Cary, North Carolina for the majority of her eight-year teaching career. Raised an antique-lover by her grandparents and parents, Stanley also worked part-time in an auction gallery. An eBay junkie and food-lover, Stanley now lives in Richmond, Virginia with her husband, two young children, and four cats.

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Books

Fit To Die: A Supper Club Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When James and his fellow dieters poke around in an arson case that turns into a murder investigation, the Flab Five discover that they may have bitten off more than they can chew. It isn't long before James wonders if he can handle cardio classes, a budding romance, his cranky father, and a duplicitous killer without binging on too ice cream.
Carbs and Cadavers, A Supper Club Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,470. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
James Henry, a professor of English literature, is forced to move back to the tiny town of Quincy’s Gap, Virginia to care for his aging father. Overweight and divorced, James takes a librarian job and joins a supper club for dieters. Avoiding carbs is almost impossible in this deep-fried land, so the mysterious death of a healthy athlete provides the perfect distraction for the tempted dieters.
A Deadly Dealer: A Collectible Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,860. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Covering the famous Heart of Dixie antique show for Collector's Weekly, amateur sleuth Molly Appleby gets an unwelcome scoop when she finds the dead body of an antiques dealer in her hotel's lush conservatory.
A Fatal Appraisal: A Collectible Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,050. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Amateur sleuth Molly Appleby is in Richmond, Virginia, to cover a taping of the hit antiques show Hidden Treasures. But after the show's main appraiser inspects an 18th-century desk with hidden compartments, she finds him dead. Molly thinks that the antique desk holds the key to this 21st-century crime. It's up to her to collect the clues before more new blood is shed over old rarities.
A Killer Collection: A Collectible Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,930. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Introducing amateur sleuth Molly Appleby, a sharp-witted writer for Collector's Weekly magazine. She has a keen knowledge of antiques, and a special fondness for collectibles. And when a fellow collector of specialty pottery is murdered, Molly quickly develops an uncanny understanding of the criminal mind. The Collectibles Mysteries Are: A Killer Collection A Fatal Appraisal A Deadly Dealer

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