Beauty Queen Mysteries

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Newest
Ms America and the Offing on Oahu
Series: Beauty Queen Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,750. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(Series#1) Happy Pennington finds out it’s not all sequins and silicone when she competes on Oahu for the Ms America crown. When her fiercest competitor tumbles dead out of the isolation booth during the pageant finale, Honolulu PD gets to thinking Happy might have killed her. What’s the only thing a beauty queen worth her sash can do? Nab the real killer ... Visit Diana at www.dianadempsey.com
Ms America and the Villainy in Vegas
Series: Beauty Queen Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,910. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(Series#2) “Superfab fun mystery”…“A giggle a minute”…“Happy might be the next Stephanie Plum!” Beauty queen and budding sleuth Happy Pennington goes to gaudy Las Vegas for the nuptials of pageant-wear purveyor Sally Anne Gibbons. The last thing she expects at the altar is a corpse. But at these over-the-top nuptials that’s what she finds: a dead best man and a groom who just might be the killer.
Ms America and the Mayhem in Miami
Series: Beauty Queen Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,340. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(Beauty Queen Mysteries #3) Happy Pennington can’t say no when hunky reality-show host Mario Suave asks her to step in as a last-minute judge for the Teen Princess of the Everglades beauty pageant. But in glittery Miami—the land of the tanned, the toned, and the treacherous—pageant preps screech to a dead halt when one of Happy's fellow judges is found strangled by a string bikini ...
Ms America and the Whoopsie in Winona
Series: Beauty Queen Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,240. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(Beauty Queen Mysteries #4) Happy Pennington loves Christmas, but this year murder gets in the way of the tinsel and the candy canes.. In small-town Minnesota, Happy discovers that nothing is what it seems. Society matrons worship Norse goddesses and Victorian mansions hide salacious secrets. Just in time, heartthrob Mario Suave swoops in to help any way he can. Especially under the mistletoe..
Ms America and the Brouhaha on Broadway
Series: Beauty Queen Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,630. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(Beauty Queen Mysteries #5) Ms America Happy Pennington can’t sing a note, but that doesn’t keep her from landing a consulting gig on a Broadway musical. All would be A-OK on the Great White Way were it not for one hitch: a death on stage during a preview performance. Might it be murder? Find out why readers call Happy “the next Stephanie Plum” and the Beauty Queen series "a giggle a minute" ...
Ms America and the Naughtiness in New Orleans
Series: Beauty Queen Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,540. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Who better than Ms. America Happy Pennington to grace Mardi Gras festivities in New Orleans? She packs party moves and sleuthing smarts—which come in handy when the king for an old-line krewe is bumped off during a Carnival parade. No ghost, vampire or even voodoo spirit will keep our scrappy beauty queen from nabbing the killer—not when the stakes are sky-high for someone dear to her heart...