The Thirteenth Santa (Inspector Rebecca Mayfield Series Novella)

The Thirteenth Santa (Inspector Rebecca Mayfield Series Novella)

by Joanne Pence

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ISBN-13: 9780692022672
Publisher: Quail Hill Publishing
Publication date: 04/09/2014
Series: Inspector Rebecca Mayfield Series
Pages: 108
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.26(d)

About the Author

Joanne Pence is an award-winning and USA Today best-selling author of the mysteries as well as historical fiction, contemporary romance, romantic suspense, a fantasy, and a thriller. The stories present a variety of times, places, and reading experiences from mysterious to thrilling, emotional to lightly humorous, as well as powerful tales of times long past.

The Angie Amalfi mysteries have been USA Today and Independent Mystery Bookstore Association bestsellers, and the series has won the Independent Booksellers' Golden Scroll Award. SOMETHING'S COOKING, the first book in the series, was nominated for the Romance Writers of America's RITA award in romantic suspense. TOO MANY COOKS, the second book, received a Gold Certificate from RomCon and Reviewers' Choice Award from Romantic Times. COOKS OVERBOARD was a Mystery Guild featured alternate; TO CATCH A COOK was nominated for a Reviewers' Choice "Best Amateur Sleuth" award, Golden Quill Award, and Daphne Du Maurier Award; BELL, COOK, AND CANDLE and TWO COOKS A-KILLING were also nominated for "Best Amateur Sleuth" awards; and the recent books have all been Romantic Times "Top Picks." Joanne is a two-time nominee for the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award in Mystery.

DANCE WITH A GUNFIGHTER was a finalist for the Willa Cather Literary Award for historical fiction, and ANCIENT ECHOES won the Top Idaho Fiction Book Award for 2013. Many of the novels have been on Amazon Kindle Top-100 best-seller lists.

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The Thirteenth Santa (Inspector Rebecca Mayfield Series Novella) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous 5 months ago
Cute beginning!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The writer is a breath air. Love Richie and Rebecca stories. I've read them all, weighting for more soon I hope
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Rebecca is working on Christmas Eve trying to solve a murder. Richie comes into the station looking for 12 missing Santa's. Rebecca and Richie go looking for them but Rebecca is still thinking about the murder. Will he find the Santa and will she find the murder? Cute story of two single people on Cristmas.
The_Brats More than 1 year ago
I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. It is Christmas Eve and Inspector Rebecca Mayfield is on duty in the Homicide Division when a call comes in about a dead body in the parking lot of Stonestown Mall. The body is dressed in a Santa Claus suit and it appears that Santa may have fallen out of his sleigh while flying over the city. Meanwhile, Richie Amalfi has lost track of an Econoline van with twelve "important" people, also dressed as Santa. When he goes to the police station looking for help from his cousin's boyfriend, Paavo Smith, he only finds Rebecca. Richie's problem is how to get some help without giving out too much information. Rebecca's instincts tell her that the dead Santa and the missing Santas are somehow related, but how? Together with Richie, she runs all over San Francisco on Christmas Eve looking for the missing Santas and trying to figure out how they relate to the dead Santa. Will Rebecca and Richie be able to find the missing Santas? Will Rebecca be able to solve the mystery of the dead Santa? Are the two incidents related and if so, how? Can she get it all done in time for Christmas? This is a fast-paced story with great character development.