Nancy J. Cohen

Biography

Nancy J. Cohen writes the Bad Hair Day Mysteries featuring South Florida hairstylist Marla Vail. Titles in this series have been named Best Cozy Mystery by Suspense Magazine, won the Readers’ Favorite Book Awards and the RONE Award, placed first in the Chanticleer International Book Awards and third in the Arizona Literary Awards.

Her nonfiction titles, Writing the Cozy Mystery and A Bad Hair Day Cookbook, have earned gold medals in the FAPA President’s Book Awards and the Royal Palm Literary Awards, First Place in the IAN Book of the Year Awards and the Topshelf Magazine Book Awards. Writing the Cozy Mystery was also an Agatha Award Finalist.

Nancy’s imaginative romances have proven popular with fans as well. These books have won the HOLT Medallion and Best Book in Romantic SciFi/Fantasy at The Romance Reviews.

A featured speaker at libraries, conferences, and community events, Nancy is listed in Contemporary Authors, Poets & Writers, and Who’s Who in U.S. Writers, Editors, & Poets. She is a past president of Florida Romance Writers and the Florida Chapter of Mystery Writers of America. When not busy writing, Nancy enjoys reading, fine dining, cruising, and visiting Disney World.

Where to find Nancy J. Cohen online

Books

The Bad Hair Day Mysteries Box Set Volume Six
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries Box Set, Book 6. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 253,750. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2024 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Holiday, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
In this trio of adventures, hairstylist Marla Vail solves an Easter murder at an elegant manor house; helps her mother whose remodeling project goes down the drain when the project manager is murdered; and discovers a dead body during a battle reenactment at a living history village over Fourth of July weekend.
Warrior Lord
Series: The Drift Lords Series, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,810. Language: English. Originally Published: May 6, 2023 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General
A dream wedding in Las Vegas turns into a nightmare when contest winner Erika Sherwood realizes she's married an alien in this action-packed fantasy romance. Pottery sculptor Erika Sherwood accepts a challenge from a stranger at a Las Vegas casino. The man named Magnor proposes they pretend to be engaged to win a contest with a rich reward. It seems like a sweet deal, except for one point. The...
Warrior Rogue
Series: The Drift Lords Series, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,480. Language: English. Originally Published: April 29, 2023 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General
A fashion designer and a space warrior race to fulfill an ancient prophecy and save the world in this magical blend of science fiction and fantasy romance. Fashion designer Jennifer Dyhr lands a job as costumer for a video-game commercial being filmed in Japan. When their lead actor fails to show, Jen accepts responsibility since she'd recommended him for the role. A hunky replacement arrives...
Warrior Prince
Series: The Drift Lords Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,590. Language: English. Originally Published: April 4, 2023 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General
A galactic warrior joins forces with a feisty mythologist to stop a dimensional rift from destroying Earth in this action-packed fantasy romance. Nira Larsen's dream job interview at an Orlando theme park turns into a nightmare when she's attacked by costumed thugs. She's rescued by a band of space warriors known as the Drift Lords. Their leader, Zohar Thorald, explains that Nira's assailants...
Star Tangled Murder
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 18. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,460. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2023 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Hairstylist Marla Vail and her husband get tangled up in murder when their Fourth of July visit to a living history village ends with a bang—and a body. Salon owner Marla Vail and her detective husband Dalton are having a blast visiting a Florida living history village over Fourth of July weekend. But when a Seminole battle reenactment turns up a real dead body, it sets off fireworks among the...
Starlight Child
Series: The Light-Years Series, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,660. Language: English. Originally Published: March 6, 2023 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General
Cultural specialist Mara Hendricks and Commander Deke Sage meet on a mission that takes them across the stars and into each other's arms in this suspenseful science fiction romance. Psychic Mara Hendricks joins the rescue team after aliens from Yanura kidnap her best friend's infant daughter. Not only will her special ability aid in tracking the baby's location, but she's also familiar with the...
Moonlight Rhapsody
Series: The Light-Years Series, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,030. Language: English. Originally Published: September 15, 2020 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
A diplomat captured as a spy and a sultry songstress flee their enemies on an outlawed planet in this action-packed science fiction romance. Disguised as a trader, Lord Rolf Cam'brii travels to the slave planet Souk on a secret mission to establish contact with the resistance. But when his ship crashes during an ion storm, he's captured and thrown into a forced labor camp. Here he catches the...
Circle of Light
Series: The Light-Years Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,320. Language: English. Originally Published: September 8, 2020 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Attorney Sarina Bretton is kidnapped from Earth to become the legendary Great Healer and save the galaxy in this award-winning science fiction romance.
Silver Serenade
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,190. Language: English. Originally Published: January 9, 2018 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
A novice assassin and a hotshot space pilot join forces to catch a terrorist and prevent a war in this action-packed science fiction romance. Space pilot Jace Vernon flees his home after being framed for murder. He seeks justice, but a lovely S.I.N. agent gets in his way. Not only does she distract him with her silvery hair and violet eyes, but she counters his every move in the quest to clear...
Trimmed to Death
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 15. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,530. Language: English. Originally Published: September 25, 2018 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Mix together a cocktail for murder, add a few salty suspects, toss in a dollop of sweet humor, and you have the recipe for a delicious cozy mystery. Savvy hairstylist and amateur sleuth Marla Vail enters a charity bake-off contest at a fall festival sponsored by a local farm. While she waits to see if her coconut fudge pie is a winner, Marla joins a scavenger hunt where people playing character...
Peril by Ponytail
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 12. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,330. Language: English. Originally Published: June 16, 2020 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Marla's honeymoon at an Arizona dude ranch turns deadly when murder threatens to unhorse her new happiness in this thrilling cozy mystery. Hoping for a romantic honeymoon at an Arizona dude ranch, hairstylist Marla Vail and her detective husband Dalton arrive to find a series of mishaps plaguing the resort. A nearby ghost town is suffering similar problems. Is it mere coincidence that Dalton's...
Hanging by a Hair
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 11. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,120. Language: English. Originally Published: May 23, 2020 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Snarky neighbors, sordid secrets, and community politics play a role in this madcap murder mystery that will keep you guessing until the end. Newlyweds Marla and Dalton Vail are delighted by their new home, until their next-door neighbor erects an illegal fence between their properties. Marla's hopes for making friends are dashed by a resultant argument between Dalton and the man, who is...
The Bad Hair Day Mysteries Box Set Volume Three
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries Box Set, Book 3. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 222,290. Language: English. Originally Published: August 10, 2021 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The third boxed set in the humorous Bad Hair Day cozy mystery series! Meet Marla Shore, a Florida hairstylist and salon owner with a knack for styling hair and solving crimes. In this trio of cozy mysteries, Marla stays at a haunted hotel, works at a beauty trade show, and sails on a Caribbean cruise with a killer onboard. DEAD ROOTS Hairstylist Marla Shore is eager to introduce her fiancé...
Haunted Hair Nights
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, 12.5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: English. Originally Published: July 14, 2018 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A haunted house turns into reality when hairstylist Marla Vail finds a dead body on the estate grounds in this spooky Halloween cozy mystery novella. When history teacher Bill Ripari offers his property for a Halloween school haunted house project, hairstylist Marla Vail volunteers to help put the scare factor into the place. She joins her stepdaughter along with other students, parents, and...
Hair Raiser
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,850. Language: English. Originally Published: July 9, 2019 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Hairstylist Marla Shore gets drawn into a culinary caper that involves murder, sabotage, and fowl play in this delectable cozy mystery. When hairstylist Marla Shore volunteers for Taste of the World, a fundraiser for her cousin's favorite charity, she quickly discovers that mixing scissors and sauté pans can be a recipe for disaster. First Chef Pierre's rum-soaked Bananas Foster erupts in his...
Murder by Manicure
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,530. Language: English. Originally Published: July 9, 2019 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Salon owner Marla Shore discovers a whirlpool of secrets when she joins a sports club and solves a nail-biting murder in this humorous cozy mystery. Hairstylist Marla Shore joins a fitness club to get in shape but discovers a dead body instead of an exercise routine. Jolene Myers—a client at Marla's salon—has drowned beneath the frothing waters of the whirlpool. When Homicide Detective Dalton...
Facials Can Be Fatal
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 13. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,940. Language: English. Originally Published: July 14, 2020 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Salon sleuth Marla Vail determines to peel back the truth when a wealthy socialite has a fatal facial at her day spa in this stylish cozy mystery. During the frenzy of the December holidays, salon owner Marla Vail finds herself in deep trouble when a client dies at her day spa after a facial treatment gone wrong. The unfortunate victim, Valerie Weston, was a major benefactor for a historic...
Hairball Hijinks
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Originally Published: June 12, 2018 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A cat, a crook, and a confused neighbor cause mirth in this killer cozy mystery short story. Savvy hairstylist and super sleuth Marla Vail visits her friend Tally who just got out of the hospital after a serious car accident. Marla has been caring for Tally's baby and is sad but grateful to return him to his mother. She and Tally reconcile their friendship that had become estranged before the...
Keeper of the Rings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,460. Language: English. Originally Published: July 13, 2018 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Indiana Jones meets Romancing the Stone when an archaeologist and her mysterious protector search for a stolen sacred artifact to prevent planetary disaster. Archaeologist Leena Worthington-Jax is hired to locate a stolen sacred horn that controls her planet's weather cycles. Accompanying her is Taurin Rey Niris, a mysterious stranger engaged as her protector. She believes him to be a simple...
Body Wave
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,790. Language: English. Originally Published: July 9, 2019 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Hairstylist and southern sleuth Marla Shore goes undercover in a hair-brained scheme to catch a killer in this adventurous cozy mystery. In a story braided with unexpected twists and curls, salon owner Marla Shore takes on a role as nurse's aide for wealthy Miriam Pearl. While Marla snoops into the elderly matriarch's affairs, her boyfriend, Detective Dalton Vail, is afraid that the only affair...
Killer Knots
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,660. Language: English. Originally Published: July 10, 2019 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Set sail for murder and mayhem when hairstylist Marla Shore and her fiancé cruise to the Caribbean with a killer on board in this cruise ship cozy mystery. Hairstylist Marla Shore is looking forward to a romantic interlude with her fiancé, Detective Dalton Vail, on their first Caribbean cruise. Her excitement hits a snag when she discovers his parents have come along for the ride. It isn't how...
Permed to Death
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 75,870. Language: English. Originally Published: July 7, 2019 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Hairstylist Marla Shore untangles a snarl of secrets when she's suspected of poisoning her client's coffee creamer in this debut cozy mystery. Hairstylist Marla Shore is already having a bad hair day when one of her clients dies in the shampoo chair at her salon. Then Detective Dalton Vail accuses her of putting poison in the woman's coffee creamer. Grumpy Bertha Kravitz might not have been...
Shear Murder
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,570. Language: English. Originally Published: April 14, 2020 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Getting married can be murder…especially when the matron of honor is found dead under the cake table in this humorous cozy mystery. Weddings always make hairstylist Marla Shore shed a tear of joy, especially when she attends her friend Jill's reception as a member of the bridal party. Marla's own nuptials are weeks away, and she's been busy juggling bickering relatives, building a new house...
Hair Brained
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 14. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,390. Language: English. Originally Published: September 12, 2017 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Hairstylist Marla Vail determines to learn the truth when her best friend is hurt in a suspicious car accident in this suspenseful cozy mystery. When hairstylist Marla Vail's friends are hurt in a car accident on New Year's Eve, she assumes guardianship of their infant son. But then her detective husband, Dalton, determines the crash may not have been an accident after all. Who would want Tally...
Died Blonde
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,400. Language: English. Originally Published: March 6, 2019 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Join hairstylist sleuth Marla Shore in unraveling a murder case with wacky psychics, bingo mamas, and ghoulish family keepsakes in this clever cozy mystery. Hair shop rivalry comes to a head when hairstylist Marla Shore finds the body of her competitor behind their South Florida shopping center. Carolyn Sutton may not have been her friend, but Marla takes on the case for the sake of justice...
The Bad Hair Day Mysteries Box Set Volume Two
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries Box Set, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 207,340. Language: English. Originally Published: July 6, 2021 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
The second boxed set in the award-winning Bad Hair Day cozy mystery series! Meet Marla Shore, a Florida hairstylist and salon owner with a knack for styling hair and solving crimes. In this trio of adventures, Marla helps her ex-spouse solve a murder, searches for her missing pet-loving neighbor, and stumbles across the body of a rival hairdresser, whose psychic advisor gives her a dire warning...
A Bad Hair Day Cookbook
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,200. Language: English. Originally Published: November 19, 2019 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Entertaining, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Holiday, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Methods / Quick & Easy
Are you looking for some easy new recipes? Whip out your whisk, snatch up your spoon, and prepare your palate. Inside the pages of this cookbook are recipes that will bring you good cheer. Enjoy 160+ tasty recipes from Nancy J. Cohen's popular Bad Hair Day cozy mystery series. Included in this cookbook are excerpts, cooking tips, and anecdotes written by hairstylist and savvy sleuth Marla Vail...
Writing the Cozy Mystery: Expanded Second Edition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,990. Language: English. Originally Published: November 12, 2018 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy » Style manuals
Writing the Cozy Mystery is a concise writing guide that describes step-by-step how to write a winning whodunit. Do you want to write a cozy mystery but don't have a clue where to start? Or perhaps you're already writing a series, and you need tips on how to keep your material fresh. Writing the Cozy Mystery is a handy reference guide that will help you develop your characters, establish the...
Easter Hair Hunt
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 16. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,780. Language: English. Originally Published: March 10, 2020 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Can a stylish sleuth pull a rabbit out of her hat to solve an Easter murder in this to-dye-for cozy mystery? When hairstylist Marla Vail attends an Easter egg hunt at historic Tremayne Manor, she's only there to fix hair for a client, Bonnie "Blinky" Morris. But when she's asked to comb the grounds for leftover goodies, Marla discovers more than just a few dyed eggs. The dead body in the bunny...
The Bad Hair Day Mysteries Box Set Volume Five
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries Box Set, Book 5. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 249,010. Language: English. Originally Published: February 15, 2022 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
In this trio of adventures, Marla solves a murder at her day spa during the December holidays, investigates her best friend's suspicious car accident, and enters a bake-off contest at a farm festival where she discovers a dead body in the strawberry field. She even saves a neighbor and her pet from a cat-astrophe in a bonus short story. FACIALS CAN BE FATAL The last thing salon owner Marla Vail...
The Bad Hair Day Mysteries Box Set Volume Four
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries Box Set, Book 4. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 224,300. Language: English. Originally Published: September 10, 2021 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
In this trio of adventures, hairstylist sleuth Marla Vail gets married, moves into a new house, and goes on a honeymoon all while solving crimes and adjusting to life as a newlywed. SHEAR MURDER Hairstylist Marla Shore is weeks away from becoming a bride when she walks down the aisle as a bridesmaid at her friend Jill's ceremony. Things take a turn for the worse when the matron of honor ends up...
Styled for Murder
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 17. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,130. Language: English. Originally Published: November 16, 2021 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Hairstylist Marla Vail flushes out a killer when murder disrupts her mother's home renovation plans in this stylish cozy mystery. When hairstylist and savvy sleuth, Marla Vail, gets a frantic call from her mother that there's a dead body in her shower, Marla realizes this wasn't part of the home renovation plans. The victim turns out to be the project manager, who had an untrustworthy...
Perish by Pedicure
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,760. Language: English. Originally Published: July 10, 2019 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Hairdresser Marla Shore is up to her roots in a big‑time beauty show that could make or break her career in this stylish cozy mystery. Salon owner Marla Shore is eager to start her job as assistant hairstylist to a platform artist at a high-ticket beauty show. She's hoping her connection to Luxor Products will advance her career. That is, until company director Christine Parks is found dead in...
The Bad Hair Day Mysteries Box Set Volume One
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries Box Set, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 207,550. Language: English. Originally Published: May 1, 2021 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
In this cozy mystery collection, hairstylist Marla Shore finds the culprit when her client dies in the shampoo chair, saves a gala fundraiser from sabotage, and solves a murder at a sports club. PERMED TO DEATH Sassy salon owner Marla Shore is giving grumpy Mrs. Kravitz a perm when her client dies in the shampoo chair. If that isn't enough to give her a bad hair day, handsome Detective Vail...
Dead Roots
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,740. Language: English. Originally Published: March 26, 2019 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Holiday, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Marla's family reunion at a haunted Florida resort turns up dead bodies instead of fond memories in this spooky cozy mystery. Hairstylist Marla Shore is eager to introduce her fiancé, Detective Dalton Vail, to her extended family over Thanksgiving weekend at Sugar Crest Plantation Resort. But that was before she found Aunt Polly suffocated in bed. Is it a coincidence that her aunt's father once...
Highlights to Heaven
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,320. Language: English. Originally Published: March 7, 2019 by Orange Grove Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Join southern sleuth Marla Shore on another hair-raising adventure in this lighthearted cozy mystery. Hairstylist and amateur sleuth Marla Shore lands a case close to home when her animal-loving neighbor—a man aptly named Goat—disappears, leaving his pets alone and a dead body in his master bedroom. Even more disturbing is the pattern of highlights Marla notes in the victim's hair. She...

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