Gloria Getman


Gloria Getman grew up in Southern California and graduated from California State University Bakersfield with a BSN in nursing. She lives in Exeter, California and began writing in 1994. She’s been published in Yesterday’s Magazette and Reminisce Extra, won third place in the 2010 Lillian Dean First Page Competition for a novel at the Central Coast Writer’s Conference. She has three short stories in an anthology, Leaves from the Valley Oak, and three Deena Powers mysteries, Lottie’s Legacy, Birds of a Feather and A Calculated Risk, all available in paper through Amazon, plus as an e-book. She is currently at work on her next book. She is a member of both Central Coast and San Joaquin Sisters in Crime, and the Tulare-Kings Writers. Check out her blog at

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A Calculated Risk
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,330. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Marriage and motherhood aren’t enough for Deena Powers. She opens an agency in Four Creeks. Her first case for the Grimes Corporation, a property dispute, turns ugly when the CEO is killed in a plane crash, and she finds herself drawn into the turmoil within the grieving family. To complicate matters, a shadow from her past reemerges,
Birds of a Feather
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,360. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Petite fours, lemon drops, tea, and a deadly stabbing normally don't go together, especially at a colonial high tea. Private investigator Deena Powers finds herself drawn to investigate a tangled web of misappropriated funds, adultery and long-held secrets. She soon discovers that sins of the past are never left behind, no matter how carefully the trail is covered up.
Lottie's Legacy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,450. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lottie’s Legacy is a cozy mystery set in a small town in the San Joaquin Valley of California Deena Powers sets out to help her aunt who is under suspicion for the murder of an eccentric woman. Convinced her aunt is innocent, Deena searches for the truth in the dead woman colorful past where she uncovers a secret, one that involved her aunt and brings her face-to-face with a ruthless killer.

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