Joe Cosentino

Biography

JOE COSENTINO was voted favorite LGBT mystery, humorous, and contemporary author of the year by the readers of Divine Magazine for Drama Queen, the first Nicky and Noah mystery. The other Nicky and Noah mysteries are: Drama Muscle (Rainbow Award Honorable Mention), Drama Cruise, Drama Luau, Drama Detective, Drama Fraternity. He is also the author of the Cozzi Cove series (NineStar Press): Cozzi Cove: Bouncing Back (Rainbow Award Honorable Mention/TBR Pile Favorite Book of the Month), Cozzi Cove: Moving Forward, Cozzi Cove: Stepping Out, Cozzi Cove: New Beginning, Cozzi Cove: Happy Endings; the Dreamspinner Press novellas: In My Heart: An Infatuation & A Shooting Star (Rainbow Award Honorable Mention), The Naked Prince and Other Tales from Fairyland (Open Skye Book Reviews Favorite Audiobook of the Month) followed by Holiday Tales from Fairyland, and the Bobby and Paolo Holiday Stories: A Home for the Holiday), The Perfect Gift, The First Noel; and the Jana Lane mysteries: Paper Doll, Porcelain Doll, Satin Doll, China Doll, Rag Doll (The Wild Rose Press). He has appeared in principal acting roles in film, television, and theatre, opposite stars such as Bruce Willis, Rosie O’Donnell, Nathan Lane, Holland Taylor, and Jason Robards. Joe is currently Head of the Department/Professor at a college in upstate New York, and is happily married.

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Series

Nicky and Noah Mysteries
College theatre professor Nicky Abbondanza and his favorite colleague/life partner Noah Oliver must use their drama skills to figure out these fast-paced and laugh-out-loud funny who-done-its.
A Jana Lane Mystery
Divine Magazine’s favorite mystery author of 2015, Joe Cosentino, who has acted opposite stars like Bruce Willis, Nathan Lane, Rosie O’Donnell, Holland Taylor, and Jason Robards, has created a mystery romance series set in the glamourous world of moviemaking. Jana Lane was America’s most famous child star until she attacked on the studio lot at eighteen. Now a middle-aged beauty living in a mansion with her family in gorgeous Hudson Valley, New York, in the decadent 1980's, Jana is making a comeback personally and professionally. After solving the mystery of who attacked her years ago, Jana continues to solve murder mysteries on her current movie sets, television set, and in her Broadway play, as well as become involved with her handsome leading men. “Superbly crafted mystery” Fresh Fiction, “a masterpiece of a mystery” Readers’ Favorite, “Joe Cosentino at his finest” Divine Magazine, “beautifully written and intensely detailed” BooksLaidBare

Books

Holiday Tales From Fairyland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,010. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
It’s holiday time in Fairyland. On Halloween, Ichabod Crane, a young schoolteacher, has a boner over sexy and muscular farmer Brom Bones. On Christmas, hunky Cavalier P.I. receives a visit from handsome young Fritz to find out who killed his sister Clara. At Winter Solstice, young Vasily falls in love with a mysterious, handsome man who rides by his orphanage each morning, noon, and night.
Cozzi Cove: Happy Endings
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,610. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Welcome back to hunky Cal Cozzi’s seven guest bungalows on the New Jersey Shore. This summer a handsome man from Cal’s past makes Cal a tempting offer. Cal’s exhibitionist new houseboy is smitten with Cal’s sweet-faced male nanny. A Marine Master Sergeant is matched with a much younger businessman to the chagrin of a cute young lawyer. Woodsy guest Nyx Oberon meets a sexy werewolf at the cove.
Drama Fraternity: A Nicky and Noah Mystery
Series: Nicky and Noah Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Theatre professor Nicky Abbondanza is directing a slasher movie co-starring his husband and theatre professor colleague, Noah Oliver. When young hunky cast members get murdered, Nicky and Noah will once again need to use their drama skills to find the murderer. You will be applauding and shouting Bravo for Joe Cosentino’s fast-paced, side-splittingly funny, edge-of-your-seat entertaining novel.
Drama Cruise: A Nicky and Noah Mystery
Series: Nicky and Noah Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,300. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Nicky Abbondanza and Noah Oliver are on an Alaskan cruise, where fellow college theatre professors are dropping overboard. The handsome couple need to use their drama skills to find the killer before the curtain goes down on them. You will be applauding and shouting Bravo for Joe Cosentino’s fast-paced, side-splittingly funny, edge-of-your-seat entertaining third novel in this delightful series.
Drama Muscle: A Nicky and Noah Mystery
Series: Nicky and Noah Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,670. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
With dead bodybuilders popping up on campus, college theatre professor Nicky Abbondanza, and his colleague/life partner Noah Oliver, must use their drama skills to figure out who is taking down pumped up musclemen in Phys Ed. You will be applauding and shouting Bravo for Joe Cosentino’s fast-paced, side-splittingly funny, edge-of-your-seat entertaining second novel in this delightful series.
Drama Queen: A Nicky and Noah Mystery
Series: Nicky and Noah Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,780. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
It could be curtains for college theatre professor Nicky Abbondanza. With dead bodies popping up all over campus, Nicky must use his drama skills to figure out who is playing the role of murderer before it is lights out for Nicky and his colleagues. You will be applauding and shouting Bravo for Joe Cosentino’s fast-paced, side-splittingly funny, edge-of-your-seat, delightfully entertaining novel.
Drama Detective: A Nicky and Noah Mystery
Series: Nicky and Noah Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,800. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Theatre professors Nicky and Noah are starring in a Sherlock Holmes musical in a summer stock production at Treemeadow College. When cast members topple over like hammy actors at a curtain call, the handsome couple use their drama skills to figure out who is lowering the street lamps on thespians. Curtain going up on side-splitting laughs and captivating mystery! The game is afoot!
Drama Luau: A Nicky and Noah Mystery
Series: Nicky and Noah Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,510. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Musclemen in grass skirts are keeling over like waterfalls. Theatre professors and spouses, Nicky Abbondanza and Noah Oliver, are on their honeymoon at a Hawaiian resort. They’ll need to use their drama skills to figure out who is bringing the grass curtain down on male hula dancers before things go coconuts in this side-splittingly funny, edge-of-your-seat fourth novel in this mystery series.
Paper Doll (a Jana Lane mystery, book 1)
Series: A Jana Lane Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,220. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Jana Lane was America’s most famous child star until she was attacked on the studio lot at eighteen. Now a thirty-eight-year-old beauty and mother of two living in a mansion in picturesque Hudson Valley, New York, Jana’s flashbacks from her past turn into romance, mystery, and murder attempts in her present. Can Jana uncover the web of secrets about everyone she loves before the final reel?

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