books about: females
The Devil of Light (A Cass Elliot Crime Novel)
Dead Head Press, 2011
A BIZARRE MURDER When young Detective Cass Elliot responds to a report of domestic violence at the home of a prominent businessman, she finds him violently murdered in the barnyard with his battered wife unconscious near the tool that killed him. Still raw from her own unsolved attack six years ago, Cass is stunned when confronted with graphic photographs scattered across their kitchen floor, and she wonders if the wife might've had cause to ...
Chasing Amanda (Mystery/Suspense)
World Literary Press, 2011
WINNER: Readers' Favorite Award & Global Ebook Award FINALIST: TWO Additional Readers' Favorite Categories . "Secrets make this tale outstanding." Hagerstown Magazine . " Great mix of suspense, paranormal, and character." -- NYT Bestselling Author, Joni Rodgers . "... compelling, character-driven mystery with a paranormal edge." -- Honest Indie Book Reviews . "To say that this ...
Steve Demaree, 2013
A young woman receives in the mail a photograph of herself and twelve friends, taken at her thirteenth birthday party. A few weeks later she receives a second copy of that photograph, only one of her friends is circled and has a red X over her body. When she calls that friend, she finds out her friend has been murdered. Over time, the woman receives other copies of that photograph and more friends are missing or have been found murdered, and she ...
St. Martin's Press, 2013
Once, a long time ago, I walked down a night-darkened road called Firefly Lane, all alone, on the worst night of my life, and I found a kindred spirit. That was our beginning. More than thirty years ago. TullyandKate. You and me against the world. Best friends forever. But stories end, don’t they? You lose the people you love and you have to find a way to go on. . . . Tully Hart has always been larger than life, a woman fueled by big ...
Plain Jane: A mystery/thriller not for the faint of heart (Harbinger Murder Mystery Series)
Off Our Meds MultiMedia, LLC, 2010
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Salem. Will history repeat itself? In 1692, Salem, Massachusetts was the setting for the infamous persecution of innocents accused of witchcraft. Three centuries later, little has changed. Helen Evett, widowed mother of two and owner of a prestigious preschool in town, finds her family, her fortunes, and her life's work threatened -- all because she feels driven to protect the sweet three-year-old daughter of a man who knows everything about ...
The Delphi Agenda
You thought the Inquisition was scary the first time around. Now they have modern technology! Papyrologist Lisa Emmer’s world flips when the Surete meets her at her Metro station with news of the savage murder of the esteemed Paris historian Dr. Raimond Foix, her friend and mentor in the study of ancient documents. Horrified, Lisa finds clues at the crime scene left behind for her by her mentor—clues to a secret kept hidden for ...
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the United States, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government and industry. This means that women’s voices are still not heard equally in the decisions that most affect our lives. In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg examines why women’s progress in achieving leadership roles has stalled, explains the root causes, and offers compelling, commonsense ...
The Lady Submits (Erotic Romance Novelette) (BDSM Bacchanal)
Sometimes a highborn Lady needs to be brought low... It's the decadent, raunchy holiday of Bacchanal, and the Lady Lucrezia Grimaldi cannot find a man to satisfy her. Worse, she's been saddled with the brutish Carlo Castellan as her bodyguard for the last night of Bacchanal. There's only one thing to do: escape to the fabled House of the Severille... The imperious Lady Lucrezia expects to sate herself by dominating some poor house slave. What ...
Promise You Won't Tell?
Telemachus Press, LLC, 2012
“I think something might have happened to me Saturday night. Something bad.” Private Investigator Dani Ripper’s client list is nuttier than the Looney Tunes conga line, but she diligently solves one crazy case after another, waiting for a game-changer. Enter Riley Freeman, 17-year-old honor student. Saturday afternoon Riley quietly placed a little strawberry sticker on her private area and pretended it was a tattoo. She didn’t tell ...
A Diamond In My Pocket (The Unaltered)
Calli Courtnae, age 16, unexpectedly breaks the 100-meter world record at a high school track meet and is whisked off to Montana to train for Olympic tryouts. Upon arriving, however, she finds something totally unexpected. Her fellow athletes are secretive, mysterious, paranoid, uncommonly beautiful — and endowed with the same gift of superhuman speed that she now exhibits. The truth, Calli learns, is that she has been brought to Montana to ...
Murder On The Ghost Walk (Magnolia Mystery Series)
Magnolia Mysteries, 2012
BOOK #1 IN THE MAGNOLIA MYSTERY SERIES. In the historic port city of Wilmington NC, every old house has a ghost. The mansion Ashley Wilkes, historic preservationist, is restoring, with its crescendo-thumping spectral organist, is no exception. When Ashley makes a grisly discovery, the residents of quiet, quaint Orange Street are horrified. Halloween weekend finds Ashley and Melanie dressed to kill at the Cape Fear Crime Festival’s costume ...
Big Leagues (A Cat McDaniel Mystery)
Camel Press, 2011
Rookie sportswriter Catriona McDaniel is on deck in Sin City for the job of a lifetime with baseball’s hottest team. The Las Vegas Chips have the best record in baseball, snagging two trophies in their first three years. Two men are vying for the position of “boyfriend of summer.” Her new boss, Erich König, is a German wunderkind and the Desert’s most eligible bachelor. Then there’s her neighbor—a biology professor whose fetal pigs ...
In Too Deep (Hidden Cove Series)
Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses and interviewing hundreds of America’s Bravest. Read the novellas that resulted from her intense relationship with firefighters! “Shay’s powerful characters and emotional topics strike a chord with her readers and have earned her a well-deserved place among the top romance authors.” Waldenbooks Romantic Reader IN TOO DEEP is ...
Conundrum (an Iris Reid mystery)
Susan Cory, 2012
"An exciting, engrossing tale of greed, deceit and murder" THE KIRKUS REVIEW When a Harvard Architecture School superstar plunges off the balcony at a graduation party, the police see an accident, not foul play. But fellow-student Iris Reid knows that any jealous member of the ruling clique would have relished pushing him off. Twenty years later, a reunion is luring the same cast of characters back to ...
Orphan Train: A Novel
William Morrow Paperbacks, 2013
Orphan Train is a gripping story of friendship and second chances from Christina Baker Kline, author of Bird in Hand and The Way Life Should Be . Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to “aging out” out of the foster care system. A community service position helping an elderly woman clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of juvie and worse... As she helps Vivian sort through her possessions and memories, Molly learns ...
A Touch of Magic
Tuesday House, 2012
A dazzling sleight-of-hand artist is recruited by the State Department to pit her skills – and wits – against a master terrorist. He’s about to receive a piece of stolen film used to make US passports, film that could open the door to terrorists around the world. Although Channing Stuart is the fourth generation in a family of acclaimed magicians, she’s the first of them not to turn pro. Eye-to-eye with a killer, will she have the nerve ...
Axeman's Jazz (Skip Langdon Mystery Series #2) (The Skip Langdon Series)
The second book in the Skip Langdon mystery series by Edgar Award-winning author Julie Smith. “Gritty, witty, and mesmerizing! Langdon is a splendid female heroine ... The Axeman's Jazz is a mesmerizing story.” –People Magazine "With an acute ear for New Orleans speech and a sharp eye for the city's social stratification, Smith keeps the reader's heart palpitating to the end of this mystery of unusual depth." -Publishers Weekly ...
Three Sisters (Blackberry Island)
Harlequin MIRA, 2013
New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery's prose has been called "gritty and magical" and "luscious and provocative" ( Publishers Weekly ). Now she returns to Blackberry Island with the story of three women whose friendship will change their lives forever. After Andi Gordon is jilted at the altar, she makes the most impetuous decision of her life—buying one of the famed Three Sisters Queen Anne houses on Blackberry Island. Now the ...
When Women Were Warriors Book I: The Warrior's Path
Shield Maiden Press, 2008
Winner, 2010 EPIC Ebook Award for fiction in the Mainstream category. "Breathtakingly gorgeous writing … a multi-layered tale of such depth, breadth and insight that it was very nearly a spiritual experience…" --from a review by T. T. Thomas on Amazon.com "…reminds me of Le Guin, of Cecelia Holland, and something of Rosemary Sutcliff… It made me feel as I did when I was a child reading authors like those… Once again I was in a ...
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