Linsey Lanier


Linsey Lanier is the author of over a dozen novels and several short stories. She writes romantic mystery-suspense, romantic fantasy, and romance—with a dash of sass. She is also a member of Romance Writers of America and the Kiss of Death chapter. Her books have placed in several RWA-sponsored contests.

Where to find Linsey Lanier online


Fire Dancer: Book IV (A Miranda’s Rights Mystery)
By Linsey Lanier
Series: Miranda's Rights Mysteries, Book IV. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,830. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Fiction
Miranda and Parker's Maui honeymoon gets hijacked when Miranda finds the body of a popular fire dancer on the beach and discovers Parker has been keeping secrets from her.
A Clever Season: Story 5 (A Fairy Tale Romance)
By Linsey Lanier
Series: The Clever Detective, Story 5. Price: Free! Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
Short Story Stacey’s back in Chad's world and it's just as wacky as ever. This time she’s been called in to investigate the mysterious death of a mermaid on the West Coast. But something smells awfully fishy about this one…
Clever and Courageous: Story 4 (A Fairy Tale Romance)
By Linsey Lanier
Series: The Clever Detective, Story 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,040. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Fiction
Stacey and Chad are back in her world, on their way to meet her folks now that Chad’s returned to his human form. And if that isn’t nerve-wracking enough, when Stacey gets a call from a crazy client with a case that takes her to a Nordic wasteland four thousand miles from home, Chad tries to butt in to her investigation. She’s starting to wonder if things are going to work out.
Chicago Cop (A Mafia Murder Mystery)
By Linsey Lanier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,920. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
Mafia. Murder. Mayhem. A police thriller featuring GUTS team lead Lieutenant Maggie Delaney, a tough-as-nails cop hunting down a crazed mafia hit man bent on revenge.
The Clever Detective Boxed Set (A Fairy Tale Romance)
By Linsey Lanier
Series: The Clever Detective, Stories 1-3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,510. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
Enjoy three of the top-selling Clever Detective stories by author Linsey Lanier in one boxed set: The Clever Detective, Clever Is As Clever Does, Cleverest of Them All!
The Day It Happened
By Linsey Lanier
Series: Miranda's Rights Mysteries, Prologue. Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction
What happened to Miranda Steele shouldn’t happen to anyone. This short extended prologue introduces the Miranda's Rights Mystery series—mysteries featuring Miranda Steele, a woman with a miserable past who fights her way to happiness and finds it where she least expects it.
Forever Mine: Book III (Romantic Suspense Mystery)
By Linsey Lanier
Series: Miranda's Rights Mysteries, Book III. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,420. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Fiction
Miranda Steele continues her quest to find her daughter and become a bona fide private investigator in the third book of the Miranda’s Rights Mystery series.
Delicious Torment: Book II (Romantic Suspense Mystery)
By Linsey Lanier
Series: Miranda's Rights Mysteries, Book II. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,520. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Torn between leaving town and continuing to work for the Parker Agency, Miranda Steele attends a ritzy steeplechase with her sexy investigator boss, and discovers the body of a beautiful young horse breeder, her face brutally crushed by her favorite stallion. It looks like a bizarre accident, until the woman’s sister claims she was murdered by her ex-husband and begs Miranda to take the case.
Someone Else’s Daughter: Book I (Romantic Suspense Mystery)
By Linsey Lanier
Series: Miranda's Rights Mysteries, Book I. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 115,560. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction
In a ritzy subdivision outside Atlanta, a serial killer is targeting thirteen-year-old girls, and smart-talking, pepper-eating Miranda Steele gets caught up in the investigation. Thirteen years ago, her abusive husband gave her baby up for adoption. Now Miranda has a letter written by a girl who claims she’s adopted. Is this her long lost child? Or is she someone else’s daughter?
Cleverest of Them All: Story 3 (A Fairy Tale Romance)
By Linsey Lanier
Series: The Clever Detective, Story 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Two weeks before her marriage to Prince Chad, PI Stacey Alexander gets in a fight with him and leaves the Hollow Tree. When he tries to follow her, things get even worse. Ignoring her feelings for the prince, Stacey decides to investigate the murder of Clarence Hump, the district attorney who was prosecuting a violent gang member. That decision might have been a mistake...
Clever is as Clever Does: Story 2 (A Fairy Tale Romance)
By Linsey Lanier
Series: The Clever Detective, Story 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2010. Category: Fiction
0.5 star(4.50 from 6 reviews)
In Book Two of the Clever Detective series, PI Stacey Alexander is wondering whether eye-poppingly handsome Prince Chad will ever say "I love you," when she learns a princess has been murdered in the kingdom and she's the only one who can figure out who did it.
The West Wind Blows
By Linsey Lanier
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(3.80 from 5 reviews)
Halloween. Not Danica Marshall's favorite time of year. Especially when her young son is so upset. But when an old heartache from the past returns in the flesh, she wonders what their future might hold.
The Clever Detective: Story 1 (A Fairy Tale Romance)
By Linsey Lanier
Series: The Clever Detective, Story 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(3.80 from 10 reviews)
After six years as a private investigator, Stacey Alexander has the strangest day of her life when she falls down a hollow tree and meets her new client, a nutty old dude with a crown who thinks he's a king. She'd climb right out of there, except that the crazy dude wants her to find his missing son, the Prince. And that is one hot-looking male. She'd be crazy herself not to take this case.

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  • Insight on May 28, 2011
    star star star star
    A race of aliens co-mingling with humans, who mate for life - and the females are in control of it all. Love it. Great concept, great story, well written. Perfect prequel to "Bittersweet Obsessions."
  • Wild Child on Sep. 09, 2011
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    I love Wild Child. After reading the history of it, I was eager to try it. I have to say Mike Wells is a terrific storyteller. The book's fast pace took my breath away and I was hooked shortly after the first page. I want more of the green water. I will definitely check out Mike's other books.
  • Drool Worthy on Dec. 21, 2011
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    This book made my mouth water! And so did the hunky Jason Alexander--definitely drool worthy. A fun, uplifting read that will brighten your day. Tami Brothers is an up and coming talent.