The Bad Hair Day Mysteries Box Set Volume Five: Books 13-15

The Bad Hair Day Mysteries Box Set Volume Five: Books 13-15

by Nancy J. Cohen

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Overview

In this trio of adventures, Marla solves a murder at her day spa in the midst of 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
During the frenzy of the December holidays, the last thing salon owner Marla Vail needs is a dead body slathered in a green facial mask at her new day spa. Hoping to salvage her reputation, she determines to track down the killer. She'd better prepare for a body count that has nothing to do with hot stone massages and everything to do with murder.

Gold Medal Winner in the Readers' Favorite Book Awards

"Take a twisty mystery, add a cast of amiable characters, a dash of family drama, and a pinch of South Florida during the holiday season—they all add up to the recipe for a delightful cozy!" Lucy Burdette, bestselling author of the Key West Food Critic Mysteries

HAIR BRAINED
When hairstylist Marla Vail's best friend, Tally, is hurt in a suspicious car accident, Marla assumes guardianship of her infant son. The crash takes an ominous turn when Marla's husband, a homicide detective, determines it may not have been an accident after all. Marla launches an investigation while praying for her friend's recovery. Can she find the culprit before someone else ends up as roadkill?

First Place Winner in the Chanticleer International Book Awards

"Readers will become immersed from page one. You'll hang on every word as the twists and turns of the mystery are revealed." Suspense Magazine

HAIRBALL HIJINKS (Short Story)
Southern sleuth Marla Vail agrees to help find a neighbor's missing cat. As she follows the trail of the lost feline, she's surprised to find more than the pet missing from the elderly woman's house. The lady's valuables are gone, and according to the police, it isn't the first incident in the neighborhood. Can Marla outwit the crooks before they cause another cat'astrophe?

"A fast-paced read with charming characters." Socrates Book Reviews

TRIMMED TO DEATH
Savvy hairstylist and amateur sleuth Marla Vail enters a charity bake-off contest at a fall festival sponsored is a winner, she finds a dead body planted face-down in the strawberry field. As Marla investigates, she learns there's no shortage of suspects. Can she unmask the killer before someone else's life is cut short?

"The dialogue is sharp, the eye for detail is masterful, and the narrative pacing is just right. Plenty of suspicious-seeming characters raise the tension. Even if you're not yet a 'Cozy' fan, you'll have a blast." Florida Weekly


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Product Details

BN ID: 2940161054178
Publisher: Orange Grove Press
Publication date: 02/15/2022
Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries Box Set , #5
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 611,419
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

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 Readers’ Favorite gold medals and a 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 also garnered numerous awards. These include 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.

Active in the writing community, Nancy is a past president of Florida Romance Writers and Mystery Writers of America, Florida Chapter. When not busy writing, she enjoys reading, fine dining, cruising, and visiting Disney World. Visit her at NancyJCohen.com

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