Penny Mickelbury

Biography

Penny Mickelbury is the author of ten mystery novels in three successful series: The Carole Ann Gibson Mysteries, the Phil Rodriquez Mysteries, and the MimiPatterson/GiannaMaglione Mysteries. Her short stories have been included in several mystery anthologies, among them Spooks, Spies and Private Eyes and Send My Love and a Molotov Cocktail, and she has contributed articles to Mystery Readers Journal. She also is an accomplished playwright. She was a newspaper, radio and TV reporter in her former life, Penny's first non-mystery, BELLE CITY: A Novel of the South, will be published in 2014. Penny recently returned to live in her hometown of Atlanta, Georgia.

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Books

A Murder Too Close
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,220. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Nothing in New York has been the same since terrorists destroyed the Twin Towers. Nobody feels the pain more than residents of lower Manhattan who're still mad and want somebody to pay--even if it's the wrong somebody. Meanwhile, crime goes on in the form of the Russian mafia. Nu Yorican PI Phil Rodriquez finds his own life on the line as he fights a new terrorism and an old evil.
Two Graves Dug: A Phil Rodriquez Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,730. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Nu Yorican PI Phil Rodriquez takes it personally when females in his Lower East Side 'hood are threatened: Young girls raped and murdered coming home from school; a grown woman--a community icon--terrorized and beaten. A low-level Mafioso bigot wants to hire Phil to halt the brutality. Phil doesn't want this man's money but if the cops can't do the job, he has no choice. A new evil with old roots.
Darkness Descending: A Mimi/Gianna Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,740. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Politics, religion and gender identity collide in this fourth Mimi/Gianna mystery. Police Lt. Gianna Maglione, head of the Hate Crimes Unit, finds that there's enough hatred to keep her employed for a lifetime. Ace reporter Mimi Patterson, tired of writing about corrupt government officials, finds that corruption is an equal opportunity evil--it exists everywhere, including in "safe" places.
Love Notes: A Mimi/Gianna Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,130. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
It's a youth-oriented culture and nobody knows that better than a 50-year old woman looking for love. If finding it means moving to Washington, D.C.--OK! New home, new clothes, new job--and a new, secret love. Fantasy becomes reality...until it becomes murder. To Police Lt. Gianna Maglione it's almost the perfect crime. Ace reporter Mimi Patterson wants to know why a woman would die to be loved.
One Must Wait: A Carole Ann Gibson Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,460. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
On the day that Carole Ann Gibson and her husband quit their high-powered law firm partnerships, he's murdered in what first seens a random street mugging. Then a cop friend tells Carole Ann her husband was murdered and it's connected to his last case: Parish Petroleum in the Louisiana bayou. Another cop advises Carole Ann: Don't get mad, get even. She heads to Louisiana to do just that.
Night Songs: A Mimi/Gianna Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,590. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Half a dozen prostitutes are murdered and the cops aren't looking for a serial killer because who cares? It's just some dead hookers. But one of them has a sister who cares and she makes Lt. Gianna Maglione care. And of of them has a friend who cares, and she makes newspaper reporter Mimi Patterson care. And once more the cop and the reporter butt heads as careers collide and their romance sizzles
Keeping Secrets: A Mimi/Gianna Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,170. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Someone is killing wealthy, married--and deeply closeted gay people in the Nation's Capitol. Someone knows their secret. Lt. Gianna Maglione, head of the Hate Crimes Unit, has a month to find the killer or she finds body #6. Then there's ace newspaper reporter Mimi Patterson who's also on the hunt and who thinks the public has a right to know a serial killer prowls. In D.C., Secrets=Death.

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