Stilettos & Scoundrels

      Laina Turner

Stilettos & Scoundrels

When thirty-something redhead Presley Thurman is fired from her job for telling her boss where to shove it, she feels unexpectedly happy. She decides to take a trip home to visit her parents and regroup, but when a senator visiting her small town is murdered, her visit turns out to be anything but relaxing.When thirty-something redhead Presley Thurman is fired from her job for telling her boss where to shove it, she feels unexpectedly happy. She decides to take a trip home to visit her parents and regroup, but when a senator visiting her small town is murdered, her visit turns out to be anything but relaxing. Nosy by nature, Presley can’t help but get involved, especially when she learns that Cooper Sands, a handsome high school friend, has been working for the senator.Presley needs to find out who killed the Senator, but will the answer hit too close to home?
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    Diamonds & Disguises

      Laina Turner

Diamonds & Disguises

Presley's boutique Silk is finally exceeding expectations as is her relationship with Cooper. He just took on a partner to handle the traveling aspect of Sands Security leaving Cooper to run business operations from the home office in Chicago. Finally, Presley and Cooper will be in the same city which means the one barrier they've had preventing them from taking their relationship to the next level no longer exists. Presley is already buying wedding magazines thinking a proposal will come any day now but Cooper is preoccupied. And not with her. He says it's work related and as always is tight-lipped about what's really going on. Leaving Presley no choice but to find out herself. Things go horribly wrong when Cooper disappears, and so does the new partner. Can Presley find him in time?
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    Weddings & Weapons

      Laina Turner

Weddings & Weapons

In this cozy mystery, Presley heads to Wisconsin for a much-needed vacation. Taking a walk on the beach to enjoy the beautiful sunset she sees a piece of driftwood. Only upon further investigation, it's not driftwood. It's a dead body. Trying to put it out of her mind she goes to an engagement party thrown by the neighbors she'd met on the beach but another dead body that night tells her that this sleepy town isn't as appears. What is going on and can she find out before anyone else turns up dead?
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    Laina Turner - Presley Thurman 07 - Cupids & Crooks

      Laina Turner

Laina Turner - Presley Thurman 07 - Cupids & Crooks

Presley was thrilled when Cooper surprised her with a trip to an all-inclusive resort in Cabo San Lucas. No work and all play was what was on her mind until well renowned Mexican soap opera star, Lucia Vegas, turned up dead in the hotel pool.

Accident it was not, and Presley couldn’t help but wonder what had happened. Then she met reporter, Belinda, who told her the theory that Lucia was just one of a string of murders targeting young actresses. Vacation or not, Presley had to find the murderer!
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    Laina Turner - Presley Thurman 05 - Gems & Gunshots

      Laina Turner

Laina Turner - Presley Thurman 05 - Gems & Gunshots

Presley Thurman heads to San Diego to hang out with Cooper and enjoy the great West Coast weather. She didn't expect that while hanging out at the local coffee shop, she would be a witness to a robbery and murder at Gemstone's Unlimited.

Much to Cooper's dismay, Presley feels compelled to investigate. She discovers that not only was the store owner a womanizer but also was filing false insurance claims for diamonds that weren't really stolen. Was that why he was being blackmailed? Was that why someone robbed his store? Presley is determined to find out.
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    Laina Turner - The Trixie Pristine Boxed Set

      Laina Turner

Laina Turner - The Trixie Pristine Boxed Set

Trixie Pristine and friends Berklie and Sophie are excited about opening a business together. Little did they know that not only would they be delving into the world of business ownership but also into solving murders.

A Day in the Life of Trixie Pristine

In this short story prequel, Trixie and her friends Berklie and Sophie considered themselves typical 30-something females until someone turned up murdered in their newly opened bookstore/wine bar. They thought they would be living out their dream in their new shop, not trying to catch a killer.

Books Aren’t Just for Reading

Trixie and her friends, Berklie and Sophie, are excited about the opening of Read/Wine their new business venture of a bookstore/wine bar. All is going well until they happen to find a dead body in the shop and that wasn’t part of the business plan. All signs pointed to Berklie since it was her ex-husbands lover who was murdered. Trixie knew Berklie hadn’t murdered Sylvia so who did?

Cupcakes Aren’t Just for Eating

Trixie, Berklie, and Sophie are enjoying the success of their bookstore/wine bar and planning for Sophie’s upcoming wedding when they start receiving hang-up calls. At first, they chalk it up to a wrong number, but soon the caller reveals himself and gives them a deadline to return some money that the police confiscated—a deadline they need to meet before anyone else ends up dead.

Bonus Short Story introducing Athena Parks.

Athena's Holiday

Athena Parks is a 30-something law professor who on a whim invites a guy she just met, Tristan West, home with her for the holidays. As crazy as it might seem, she was willing to risk him being an ax murderer in order to have a buffer between her and her mom. They had that kind of relationship. Things were going well until her uncle Peter recognized Tristan—who wasn’t Tristan at all. Who was he?
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