Alec Peche

Biography

Alec Peche is a murder mystery crime writer. Alec is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University, and the University of Florida. She resides in northern California, but has lived in New York City, Green Bay, WI, Pasadena, CA, and Gainesville, FL.
The series is the story of Jill Quint, MD consulting forensic pathologist and her three best friends, each with unique problem-solving skills, bringing justice and solving murder mysteries around the world. When not solving mysteries, Jill operates a vineyard in California. Other characters in the books include boyfriend Nathan Conroy and pets Trixie (Jill's Dalmatian dog) and Arthur (Nathan's grey cat).
VIALS was the first book in the series, published in September 2013, and is set in Northern California and Puerto Rico. It's a story of murder by infection.
The second book, CHOCOLATE DIAMONDS is set in Belgium and the Netherlands. While on vacation, the group of friends becomes embroiled in a murder by nut allergy.
The third book in the series A BRECK DEATH was published in September of 2014. Skiing is the author's favorite winter sport and thus she had to write a murder mystery set in a skiing location.
The fourth book in the series is DEATH ON A GREEN was published in January of 2015. It's a story of murder on the golf course in Green Bay, WI.
A TAXING DEATH will be published in the spring of 2015. It's a story of murder by electrocution set in Sacramento, CA
MURDER AT THE PODIUM was released in January of 2016. Jill and her team go to work solving the murder of a nurse who dies while giving a convention presentation. It's murder, Texas style.
A new series was begun about a MacGyver like inventor who assists a retired cop with Cold Cases. The first book is Red Rock Island set in San Francisco and it was published in August of 2016. A second book in that series will be publish in February 2017 and its title is WILLOW GLEN HEIST.

A seventh book in the Jill Quint series is underway and its called CASTLE KILLING set in Wales and Scotland.

An eight book in the Jill Quint series has been outlined and it will be set in New Orleans. It will be released late 2017.
The books do not need to be read in order.

Smashwords Interview

Who are your favorite authors?
David Baldacci, Lee Child, JD Robb
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Life is good, why wouldn't I be inspired to get out of bed and embrace the day's journey...
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Series

Jill Quint, MD, Forensic Pathologist

Vials

Price: $0.99 USD.

Chocolate Diamonds

Price: $3.99 USD.

A Breck Death

Price: $3.99 USD.

Death On A Green

Price: $3.99 USD.

A Taxing Death

Price: $3.99 USD.
Damian Green
Damian Green is a genius inventor and computer hacker helping the San Jose Police Department solve cold cases.

Red Rock Island

Price: $3.99 USD.

The Girl From Diana Park

Price: $4.99 USD.

Books

Willow Glen Heist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,520. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In Book 2 Damian begins work on a ten-year-old bank heist of $60M in cash and safe deposit box contents. Retired SJPD detective Natalie Severino is his partner. Can he use his computing technology to locate any item from the bank heist a decade later? Follow the trail to the bank robbers. On the personal side, Hermione and Ariana are in danger.
Crescent City Murder
Series: Jill Quint, MD, Forensic Pathologist. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,760. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jill Quint, MD gets a call from Alicia Hudson, whom she trained with. Now a pathologist for NOLA, Alicia has a young man on her autopsy table that the family believes died from evil spirits per the police report. After the two pathologists find a poison in the victim's water jug, Jill and friends find out how unsafe this part of Louisiana can be!
The Girl From Diana Park
Series: Damian Green. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,810. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Damian Green assists retired Detective Natalie Severino in solving a child abduction cold case. Hermione seems close to finding her parents, but are they real or is this just another group trying to kidnap her? Ariana faces a deranged man from her past. Book 3 of the series wraps it up.
Murder At The Podium
Series: Jill Quint, MD, Forensic Pathologist. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,610. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It's the 6th book in the Jill Quint, MD Forensic Pathologist series. A young nurse dies in the middle of a speech during a convention in Dallas. The grieving husband hires Jill to assist in finding the killer. Jill learns about the oil industry & drug cartels. She's way out of her comfort zone & on her own running down a killer! Jill's friends and team members help her solve this crime from afar.
Castle Killing
Series: Jill Quint, MD, Forensic Pathologist. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,810. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Being shoved out of a castle tower is a terrible way to die.... A close friend of the mystery solving foursome is killed when he's shoved off Cardiff Castle's clock tower minutes before their planned meeting in a pub. The mystery follows them through Wales and on to Edinburgh as the team tries to solve the mystery of their friend's background. Along the way, a few more murderous attempts a
Red Rock Island
Series: Damian Green. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,520. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Book 1 of the Damian Green series.Damian lives on a private island in SF bay.Seven years ago his wife and two girls were murdered by an inmate mistakenly released from Soledad prison.Now he’s a loner that rarely leaves his island of high security. He’s a genius living off his royalties from his inventions and occasionally helping a retired SJPD solve cold cases.Together they solve two old murders.
A Taxing Death
Series: Jill Quint, MD, Forensic Pathologist. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,300. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Book 5 in the Jill Quint, MD, Forensic Pathologist series, finds Dr. Quint called in by the family to perform an autopsy on Manuel Valencia,the recently dead man. He was loved by his large extended family, admired by co-workers. Both the local coroner and Jill agree, it's a homicide and they begin to look at the large list of people who hate to pay taxes.
Death On A Green
Series: Jill Quint, MD, Forensic Pathologist. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,860. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dr. Jill Quint, Forensic Pathologist, is enjoying a vacation with her girlfriends who live in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Jill’s visit was scheduled to coincide with what they have long called ‘the most entertaining golf match of the year’. After a gunshot rings out they return to the second green to find Doug Easley dead. Follow Jill and her team as they decipher where the shot rang out from and why.
A Breck Death
Series: Jill Quint, MD, Forensic Pathologist. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,630. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Dr. Jill Quint, private forensic pathologist is back in book #3 of the series. By day she is a wine grower in the central valley of California. After leaving her job as a ME for the State of California, she is a consultant providing second opinions on the cause of death.This case is about a skier who seemingly died of a heart attack. Find out how deadly the winter can be!
Chocolate Diamonds
Series: Jill Quint, MD, Forensic Pathologist, book #2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Dr. Jill Quint, consulting forensic pathologist and her 3 friends arrive in Belgium to enjoy their annual girlfriends vacation. Jo’s ancestry resides in this country and she is looking forward to exploring her heritage. A stranger with a medical emergency in a restaurant turns their vacation into a murder investigation of death by chocolate, the diamond industry, and dangerous moments in Europe
Vials
Series: Jill Quint, MD, Forensic Pathologist, book #1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,750. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
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Jill Quint, MD, is a forensic pathologist, who along with a group of friends solves murder mysteries. This is the story of the death of Graeme, a young attorney living in a wealthy suburb near San Francisco has died from necrotizing fasciitis (better known as gangrene). From the underwater world of San Juan, Puerto Rico to the sun drenched hills of central and northern California. Enjoy Vials!

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