A Jake Curtis / Vanessa Malone Mystery

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Death in the Primrose Hotel, A Jake Curtis / Vanessa Malone Mystery
Series: A Jake Curtis / Vanessa Malone Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,020. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Vanessa, along with her husband Jake, find a skeleton in an abandoned speakeasy, a bullet hole in the center of its forehead. They talk to people who used to work at the hotel. One person they talked with told of the disappearance of a maid whose decomposed body was found a year later. What does the detective's grandmother know? How does the dead maid tie in with the skeleton?
Death in Amish Country, A Jake Curtis / Vanessa Malone Mystery
Series: A Jake Curtis / Vanessa Malone Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,810. Language: American English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jake and Vanessa come to the defense of his Marine Corps buddy, Gordon, now an Amishman, is accused of murder his future father-in-law. How will they go about proving Gordon's innocence when no Amish person wants to talk with them? The witness recants his story and Gordon is freed, but with a dark cloud of suspicion over his head. How will they find the killer to remove the cloud?
Death in Divorce, a Jake Curtis / Vanessa Malone Mystery
Series: A Jake Curtis / Vanessa Malone Mystery, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,060. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Hours after winning a divorce from her cheating husband, Blanche Bickers was found naked in bed with a bullet hole in the center of her forehead. The police were baffled. Talks revealed a Southern Belle who said something about the murder to Jake and Vanessa that no one outside of law enforcement knew. What she told Jake and Vanessa led to the surprising discovery of the murderer.
Death in the Smithsonian, A Jake Curtis / Vanessa Malone Mystery
Series: A Jake Curtis / Vanessa Malone Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,850. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The theft of a beautiful new client's valuable diamond necklace leads Jake Curtis and his wife Vanessa Malone into a conflict between two rival D.C. Crime families for control of the city's vice trades culminating in a major confrontation the day before Christmas Eve in the Grand Rotunda of the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of Natural History.
Death in the Embassy
Series: A Jake Curtis / Vanessa Malone Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,440. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
How do you prove that something did not happen? This task faced Jake Curtis and Vanessa Malone as they try to prove their client did not poison her ex-husband. If she didn't do it, then who did? Was it his daughter who stood to inherit his wealth? Was it one of his two mistresses he was engaged to? The ex-husband is not the only one murdered in this love rectangle.
Death in the Gilded Cage, A Jake Curtis / Vanessa Malone Mystery
Series: A Jake Curtis / Vanessa Malone Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,670. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Death in the Gilded Cage is the story of two women. One, a ruthless, greedy, determined and known only through her anonymous diary entries. The other Marjorie Withers, the hostess at The Gilded Cage nightclub. Both are willing to do anything, including murder, to achieve their prize so people have to die including Jake Curtis and Vanessa Malone. Do they capture their prize?
Death in the Movies, A Jake Curtis / Vanessa Malone Mystery
Series: A Jake Curtis / Vanessa Malone Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,630. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A hundred pound Klieg light falls from a light bar thirty feet above a movie sound stage, crushing Jerry Blackwell. The clamp holding the light to the light bar shows hacksaw marks. Jake and Vanessa are hired by the widow to find out what happened. The answer lies somewhere between D.C. and L.A.. How will they find our who cut the clamp and why before the case grows cold?