MAIZIE ALBRIGHT STAR DETECTIVE
Funny and Fresh Romantic Comedy Mysteries
A Wall Street Journal bestseller, Hot Mystery Book Club pick, Silver Falchion Cozy Mystery and Reader's Choice finalist, and Georgia Author of the Year, Best Mystery finalist
Available in paperback, hardcover, audiobook, and ebook
She has one chance for a new life: return home to Black Pine, Georgia, and get a job that has nothing to do with show business.
So why not become a private detective—the person she played during the happiest days of her life?
When a major movie producer needs a babysitter for his hot mess starlet, Maizie eagerly takes the job. But when her starlet appears dead, and then not dead, Maizie’s got more than an actress to watch and a missing corpse to find. Body doubles, dead bodies, and hot bodies abound when the big screen, small screen, and silent screams collide. Maizie’s on the job, on the skids, and on thin ice, hunting a killer who may be a celebrity stalker. And Maizie just might be the next celebrity who gets snuffed.
While Maizie’s helping adolescent Youtubers detect a murder and coverup, she’s wrangling her mother’s wedding, assuaging an overzealous probation officer, and struggling to keep Nash Security Solutions solvent. Conspiracy theories collide with real-life catastrophes beginning with murder and possibly ending with Maizie’s life.
A VIEW TO A CHILL
In this Rashomon-style Christmas mystery, while Cherry Tucker suffers from flu-induced visions of murder, Maizie Albright’s on the hunt for a missing granddaughter whose criminal stockings have long been filled with coal.
17.5 CARTRIDGES IN A PEAR TREE
Raiders of the Lost Ark meets The Maltese Falcon in this Maizie Albright Star Detective New Year’s Eve action & adventure-styled, humorous, romantic crime caper.
While ex-celebrity Maizie Albright’s dreams of becoming a for-real private investigator have not exactly been dashed, they have been slightly thwarted. Maizie and Nash find themselves struggling to balance a new partnership and new relationship between missing persons’ cases, wild goose chases, and tracking a bullet into dangerous places. Sometimes it’s enough to make a girl NOT want to put a ring on it. When it comes to facing an 18-caliber killer, what will Maizie put up as the target? Her heart or her life?
18 1/2 DISGUISES
When Maizie finds her costume designer friend killed during a masquerade gala, it’s the opportunity Maizie hoped she’d never get. An investigation into an old friend’s murder. One that’s put her new friend, Rhonda, in jeopardy. While the police begin their inquiries, Maizie starts her own case. She’s needling Black Pine’s wealthy do-gooders, threading through lies, stitching together clues, and ripping out false leads. Her investigation may cost Maizie her job, her relationships, and her life. But by unspooling the truth, Maizie’s darned if they stop her from catching a killer who’s sew evil, it’s shear madness.
When Maize’s ex-costar and fiancé Giulio Belloni is arrested for stealing her mother’s priceless gold jewelry box — once owned by Marilyn Monroe — Maizie believes Giulio’s been framed. As the thefts and suspects multiply, it seems Giulio’s enemies number more than his fans.
But when the police also accuse the Ginger Bombshell of robbery, where Some Like It Hot, Maizie can’t keep her cool. Will Maizie be able to prove Giulio’s innocence as well as her own? With stolen ice, Diamonds Aren’t a Girl’s Best Friend. And neither is a larceny conviction.
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