Gemma Halliday

Biography

Gemma Halliday is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the High Heels Mysteries, the Hollywood Headlines Mysteries, the Jamie Bond Mysteries, the Tahoe Tessie Mysteries, as well as several other works. Gemma’s books have received numerous awards, including a Golden Heart, two National Reader’s Choice awards, and three RITA nominations. She currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her boyfriend, Jackson Stein, who is also writer, and their three children, who are adorably distracting on a daily basis.

Where to find Gemma Halliday online


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Books

Homicide in High Heels
By Gemma Halliday
Series: High Heels Mysteries, Book 8. Pre-release—available May 5, 2014. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Category: Fiction
But when the girlfriend of the L.A. Stars baseball team rookie MVP winds up dead at a chic Beverly Hills salon, it’s suddenly up to fashion designer Maddie Springer to track down the “Tanning Salon Killer.” If Maddie can brave the hot dogs and cat fights, she just might be able to catch a killer...before he strikes again!
Luck Be A Lady
By Gemma Halliday
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Fiction
Tessie King has just inherited the biggest casino in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada: the Royal Lakeside. What she didn't bargain for are the problems she'd inherit with it. High-stakes cons, inside jobs, wise guys... Tessie quickly realizes she's in way over her head. And things go from bad to worse when questions start to arise about the nature of her father's death. Tough job? Fo'get about it.
Secret Bond
By Gemma Halliday
Series: Jamie Bond Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,480. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Catching cheating husbands is Jamie Bond's game. But when evidence about a cold case involving her father suddenly surfaces, Jamie's professional life collides with her personal in a way that has her questioning her loyalties... and those of the people closest to her.
Danger in High Heels
By Gemma Halliday
Series: High Heels Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,620. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Fiction
When movie star Ricky Montgomery, star of the ballroom dance reality hit, Dancing with Celebrities, finds his partner dead in his dressing room it's up to fashion designer turned amateur sleuth Maddie Springer to crack the case and wade through a misfit cast of reality show dancers to find out just who has a grudge against the show's star... and who is in danger of taking their final bow next!
Honeymoon in High Heels
By Gemma Halliday
Series: High Heels Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
Fashion designer Maddie Springer is on her way to honeymoon paradise in Tahiti with her hot new husband. Sand, sun and a romantic suite all to themselves... until Maddie stumbles on the dead body of a Tahitian dancer. Suddenly her husband is spending more time with the local police than his wife. If Maddie wants to have a honeymoon at all, it's up to her and her friends to track down the killer.
Unbreakable Bond
By Gemma Halliday
Series: Jamie Bond Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,240. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(3.63 from 8 reviews)
Jamie Bond, former cover model turned P.I., specializes in domestic espionage - catching cheating husbands. Her current target: Judge Thomas Waterston, known for his tough sentencing, right-wing leanings, and his fondness for blondes with double D's. But when he winds up with a bullet through his head, Jamie's simple case becomes anything but when she is framed for his murder.
What Happens in Vegas
By Gemma Halliday
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,700. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction
Vegas. Elvis. Murder. Love. Two novels by two bestselling authors, including: VIVA LAS VEGAS by Gemma Halliday, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author ELVIS HAS NOT LEFT THE BUILDING by J.R. Rain
Viva Las Vegas
By Gemma Halliday
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,510. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction
Four friends Las Vegas tell a story from four different points of view, creating one story of love, loss and lust in the most decadent place on earth. The only question is, what are the odds of finding true love in the city of sin?
High Heels Mysteries Boxed Set Vol. II (Books 4-6)
By Gemma Halliday
Series: High Heels Mysteries. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 203,180. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction
New York Times and USA Today Bestselling series! Boxed set of three award winning High Heels Mystery novels featuring fashion designer turned amateur sleuth, Maddie Springer, including: ALIBI IN HIGH HEELS, MAYHEM IN HIGH HEELS, FEARLESS IN HIGH HEELS
High Heels Mysteries Boxed Set Vol. I (Books 1-3)
By Gemma Halliday
Series: High Heels Mysteries. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 259,840. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction
New York Times and USA Today Bestselling series! Boxed set of three award winning High Heels Mystery novels featuring fashion designer turned amateur sleuth, Maddie Springer, including: SPYING IN HIGH HEELS, KILLER IN HIGH HEELS, UNDERCOVER IN HIGH HEELS
Watching You
By Gemma Halliday
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,370. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction
Isabella is being watched. 4:15pm, Starbucks. 9:07pm, home from work. 9:26pm a long, leisurely bubble bath. Someone is cataloguing her every move, listening to her every word, developing an obsession with her. And the beautiful young attorney doesn't have a clue, has no idea that an unseen man is busy making his own plans for her. Plans that will change her life forever...
A High Heels Haunting
By Gemma Halliday
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,920. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Fiction
When plain-Jane web designer Kya Badder sees an ad for a gorgeous pair of heels on Maddie Springer's website, she wishes she was more like the model - beautiful, confident and sexy. But when she buys the shoes for herself, her life takes a dramatic turn. Kya finds that the model died under mysterious circumstances, and Kya quickly learns to be careful what she wishes for.
Hollywood Headlines Mysteries Boxed Set (Books 1-3)
By Gemma Halliday
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 216,150. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Fiction
Boxed set of 3 Hollywood Headlines Mysteries by NY Times and USA Today bestselling author Gemma Halliday: HOLLYWOOD SCANDALS: Gossip columnist Tina Bender receives threats that could end her tabloid career. HOLLYWOOD SECRETS: Paparazzo Cameron Dakota finds kidnapping and murder with Hollywood's hottest stars. HOLLYWOOD CONFESSIONS: Tabloid reporter Allie Quick hunts down a reality TV killer.
High Heels Mysteries Boxed Set
By Gemma Halliday
Series: High Heels Mysteries. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 405,330. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction
Boxed set of the first five award wining High Heels Mystery novels featuring fashion designer turned amateur sleuth, Maddie Springer, including: Spying in High Heels, Killer in High Heels, Undercover in High Heels, Alibi in High Heels, and Mayhem in High Heels.
Fearless in High Heels
By Gemma Halliday
Series: High Heels Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,030. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Fashion designer turned amateur sleuth Maddie Springer is obsessed with the “Moonlight” movies saga. But when she encounters a murder by bite marks, suddenly life imitates art in the deadliest of ways, and Maddie finds herself investigating a crime that leads her from a deadly dance club to a coven of Hollywood “vampires.”
Hollywood Confessions
By Gemma Halliday
Series: Hollywood Headlines, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,410. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 8 reviews)
Allie Quick, reporter for the L.A. Informer tabloid, investigates the death of a reality show producer. Between an aging sing-off judge, a family with sextuplets and triplets, and the star of a little person dating show, Allie has no shortage of reality star suspects. But when her heart is suddenly on the line, along with her job, This is one deadline Allie can't afford to miss!
Hollywood Secrets
By Gemma Halliday
Series: Hollywood Headlines, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,400. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.5 star(4.50 from 4 reviews)
(Formerly published under the title: The Perfect Shot.) Cameron Dakota is L.A.’s hotest paparazzo, but when she takes pictures of what looks like a movie star being threatened at gunpoint, she finds herself smack in the middle of a sensational scandal. On the run and under fire, Cam must get to the bottom of this story... before she becomes tomorrow's headline.
Hollywood Scandals
By Gemma Halliday
Series: Hollywood Headlines, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,440. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
(Formerly published under the title: Scandal Sheet.) Tina Bender is the fearless gossip columnist at L.A.’s most infamous tabloid. That is, until she receives a threatening note, promising, "If you don't stop writing about me, you're dead." Reluctantly teaming with a built bodyguard Tina sets out to uncover just which juicy piece of Hollywood gossip is worth killing over.
Sweetheart in High Heels
By Gemma Halliday
Series: High Heels Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,580. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.25 star(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Fashion designer turned amateur sleuth Maddie Springer is determined that her husband’s latest case, dubbed the “Sex Shop Murder”, will not keep him from celebrating their first anniversary together, which just happens to fall on the most romantic of all holidays, Valentine's Day.
Mayhem In High Heels
By Gemma Halliday
Series: High Heels Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,470. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Fashion designer Maddie Springer is finally walking down the aisle with the man of her dreams. And she's got the perfect wedding planner to pull it all off in style…until the woman winds up dead. And when Maddie’s groom-to-be is assigned the detective in charge of the case, there goes any chance of a honeymoon. Unless, of course, Maddie can find the murderer before her big day.
Alibi In High Heels
By Gemma Halliday
Series: High Heels Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,520. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
When Europe's designer du jour, invites Maddie Springer to show her creations at Paris Fashion Week, Maddie's sure she's died and gone to heaven. That is, until Jean Luc's top model is found dead on the runway, stabbed with a familiar stiletto heel. Sure someone is trying to frame her, Maddie enlists the help of her friends to uncover a killer and clear her own name.
Undercover In High Heels
By Gemma Halliday
Series: High Heels Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,730. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
0.5 star(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Secret affairs, hunky gardeners, and housewives desperate enough to bare it all... welcome to Magnolia Lane, TV's hottest new prime time show. A place where L.A. shoe designer Maddie Springer should be in fashion heaven. That is until the body of a rising young starlet is found dead on the show's set. Now it's up to Maddie to sift through a cast of suspects to find that one killer role.
Killer In High Heels
By Gemma Halliday
Series: High Heels Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 99,260. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
L.A. shoe designer Maddie Springer hasn't seen her father since he reportedly ran off to Las Vegas with a showgirl named Lola. So she's shocked when he leaves a desperate plea for help on her answering machine - ending in a loud bang. Gunshot? Car backfire? Never one to leave her curiosity unsatisfied, Maddie makes tracks for Sin City, only to encounter more that she gambled on.
Spying in High Heels
By Gemma Halliday
Series: High Heels Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,870. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Category: Fiction
0.25 star(4.33 from 9 reviews)
L.A. shoe designer, Maddie Springer, lives her life by one rule: Fashion. But things take a turn from Manolos to murder when her boyfriend disappears, along with $20 million in embezzled funds, the LAPD's sexiest cop is watching her every move, and dead bodies start falling in her path. Along with a cast of wacky friends and family, Maddie tries to catch a killer before the killer catches her.

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