Dead in Bed by Edna Curry
A Lacey Summer's PI Mystery #3
Businesswoman Clara Carter knows her husband is cheating on her and is also sure someone is embezzling from her company. Is it her own husband, Sam? She hires a Minneapolis PI to investigate. Then she’s found dead in her bed.
PI Lacey Summers is struggling to make a go of her business. Most of her clients want her to find proof of their spouses’ infidelity. Now she’s asked to solve a murder case. New client Sam Carter says, “Sheriff Ben thinks I killed my wife. I didn’t, but he’s not looking for any other suspects, so I’m in big trouble. I need you to find out who really did kill her.”
Will this case help her save her business or cost her her life?
Dead Man’s Image by Edna Curry
A Lacey Summers PI Mystery #2
Paul Menns’s quiet life is shattered when he reads the local paper and discovers his picture on the front page as a murder suspect. He discovers further that the dead man’s name is his own. Accused of killing a man with a description matching his own, he calls a private investigator, Lacey Summers, to help solve the mystery. However, he did not reckon on falling in love with the lovely PI.
Lacey Summers, PI, Mystery Series
Yesterday's Shadow - by Edna Curry
A Lacey Summers PI Mystery #1 (Prequel)
While doing research for her beloved uncle, Lacey meets Mark, a handsome stranger, and is very attracted to him. Then she discovers her apartment was burglarized, her uncle killed and both she and her mother are suspected of being involved in his murder. Mark reappears. As her uncle's friend and neighbor, he offers to help Lacey solve the crime. But someone doesn't want it solved. What is the murderer looking for and why? Is she falling in love with a friend or the real murderer?
A Lacey Summers P.I. Novel
Lacey’s new client, Patti, comes to her in a panic because her Aunt Agnes is missing. Patti calls Sheriff Ben stupid for refusing to investigate. Is Patti lying? The case gets more weird when Agnes’s body is found, her nasty nephew and brother and his girlfriend arrive, and Patti begins dating Agnes’ lawyer.
Though Ben and even her trucker fiance, Paul, want her to drop the case, Lacey continues searching for the truth. Someone else doesn’t want her snooping, either. When threats and intimidation don’t work, she’s kidnapped. Will she survive to solve this case?
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Coming Soon: Earth in 2093
A futuristic novel set in Minnesota featuring Minnesota Detective Dave Barns and Computer specialist Nell Summers, grandaughter of Lacey Summers from my Lacey Summers, PI Series.
The year is 2093 and everyone's DNA is recorded in the World Database run by a now powerful United Nations. Crime is way down, since criminals are easily identified. Food is plentiful because water from the oceans is desalinated for irrigation of former deserts. Power is also plentiful and cheap, harnessed from the sun and wind.
But there are always a few people who resent governments of any kind and think they can do as they please. One is now raping and killing young women and Dave and Nell work to identify and stop him. But they find that easier said than done.
Lady Locksmith Mystery Series
The Lilliput Bar Mystery by Edna Curry
Cassie Jenning’s job as a small-town locksmith often puts her in odd and scary situations. In this story, she was behind the Lilliput Bar when the owner was shot. Now Sheriff Ben would like nothing better than to solve the case quickly by arresting her.
Homicide Detective Chance Martin burned out on violence in Minneapolis, so took a small town job thinking he’d find peace. Instead, he’s in charge of solving this murder. He meets Cassie and can’t believe she’s involved. But can he prove it?
Body in the Antique Trunk by Edna Curry
Weird and scary things always happen to locksmith Cassie Jennings. But a body in an antique trunk? And now the killer who put it there is targeting her.
Fed up with the violence and corruption of the 'big city,' Homicide Detective Chance Martin moved to the relative quiet of a small Minnesota town. Now he's in charge of a murder investigation and the woman he loves is the killer's next target. The killer has already made one attempt on Cassie's life. Will the next be successful? Not if Chance can help it. To keep Cassie safe, he'll risk his career--and his life--to capture or kill this madman.
The Missing Banker by Edna Curry
Cassie’s job as a locksmith often puts her in odd and scary situations. June calls her to change locks after her house is burglarized. June’s banker husband, John, disappeared a month ago after he lost his job when the bank closed. Then Cassie changes the locks in the abandoned bank building and they find John’s murdered body.
Homicide Detective Chance burned out on violence in Minneapolis, so took a small town job thinking he’d find peace. Instead, he’s in charge of finding the missing banker’s killer, then finds both himself and Cassie the killer’s next targets. Can he catch the killer before the killer gets them?