819103 Nancy (NancyJCohen)'s Writing (23 stories) (showing 1-23 of 23)

Warrior Lord
Pottery sculptor Erika Sherwood marries a stranger in Las Vegas who turns out to be an alien. A warrior from another planet, he’s come to Earth to quell an invasion by soldiers from another dimension. ...more
chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2017/02/06)

Facials Can Be Fatal
A client at Marla’s day spa dies while getting a facial. To salvage her reputation, Marla jumps on the trail of the killer. Soon she’s unraveling clues involving historic buildings, family journals, p ...more
chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2017/02/06)

Haunted Hair Nights
As a new stepmother, hairstylist Marla Vail hopes to win brownie points by helping her daughter with a school haunted house project. All goes well until Marla stumbles over a corpse on the spooky esta ...more
chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2017/02/06)

Peril by Ponytail
Marla and Dalton’s honeymoon at an Arizona dude ranch veers from dangerous to downright deadly faster than a horse headed to the corral. With her husband’s uncle—the resort’s owner—on the suspect list ...more
chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2015/05/30)

Writing the Cozy Mystery
Do you want to write a mystery but don’t have a clue where to start? Or maybe you’ve begun a story but are stuck on the plot? Perhaps you’re already writing a series, and you need tips on how to keep ...more
chapter 1: Introduction (added 2014/02/09)

Hanging By A Hair
Marla’s joyous move to a new house with her husband, Detective Dalton Vail, is marred by their next-door neighbor who erects an illegal fence between their properties. When Dalton reminds the man of t ...more
chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2013/12/07)

Warrior Rogue
When fashion designer Jennifer Dyhr loses her lead actor for a video-game commercial, a replacement literally drops from the sky. Reluctant to let him leave, she hires him as a model for her studio. B ...more
chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2012/12/30)

Silver Serenade
Ace pilot Jace Vernon is forced to flee his home world after being framed for murder. He seeks justice, but S.I.N. agent Silver Malloy gets in his way. The platinum-haired beauty counters his every mo ...more
chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2012/09/22)

Warrior Prince
When mythologist and Florida resident Nira Larsen accepts a job as tour guide for a mysterious stranger, she's drawn into a nightmare reality where ancient myths come alive and legendary evils seek to ...more
chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2012/09/22)

Shear Murder
Weddings always make Marla Shore shed a tear of joy, and she’s elated to attend her friend Jill’s reception. Marla’s own nuptials are weeks away, and she’s busy following her frenetic to-do list. Her ...more
chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2012/09/22)

Keeper of the Rings
Taurin is shrouded in black when Leena first meets him, his face shaded like the night. At first she believes him to be a simple farmer, but the man exhibits skills worthy of a warrior. With his comma ...more
chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2012/09/22)

Starlight Child
When terrorists kidnap the Great Healer’s daughter, Mara Hendricks offers her extrasensory powers to help rescue the child. She joins Cmdr. Deke Sage on a journey to the distant planet Yanura, but the ...more
chapter 1: Chapter 1 (added 2011/09/04)

Moonlight Rhapsody
When Lord Rolf Cam'brii's ship crashes on the planet Souk, he's taken prisoner and thrown into a slave labor camp. Here he catches the eye of the beautiful female overseer, Ilyssa. As he learns her se ...more
chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2010/06/06)

Circle of Light
Attorney Sarina Bretton is kidnapped from Earth by Captain Teir Reylock of the Coalition Defense League. As the legendary Great Healer, Sarina is destined to marry Lord Cam'brii, a stiff politician, b ...more
chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2010/03/09)

Permed to Death
Sassy salon owner Marla Shore is giving grumpy Mrs. Kravitz a perm when the old lady croaks in the shampoo chair. If that isn’t enough to give her a bad hair day, handsome Detective Vail suspects Marl ...more
chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2010/01/05)

Hair Raiser
When salon owner and hairstylist Marla Shore volunteers for a fund-raiser, she has to comb through a knot of suspects to determine who’s sabotaging the gala event. Participating chefs are dropping off ...more
chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2010/01/05)

Murder by Manicure
Hairstylist Marla Shore is chewing her nails over her latest dilemma. She’s joined a fitness club to get in shape, but more than her abs tighten when a member is murdered. To complicate matters, Detec ...more
chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2010/01/05)

Body Wave
Stylist Marla Shore goes undercover in a hair-brained scheme to catch a killer in her latest South Florida adventure. In a story braided with unexpected twists and curls, she takes on a role as nurse’ ...more
chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2010/01/05)

Highlights to Heaven
Hairstylist Marla Shore is thrust into her newest South Florida adventure when her animal-loving neighbor named Goat disappears, leaving his pets alone and a dead body in the master bedroom. After she ...more
chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2010/01/05)

Died Blonde
Florida hairstylist Marla Shore stumbles over her rival’s body in the meter room behind their competing salons. When her boyfriend, hunky Detective Vail, asks for her help in solving the murder, Marla ...more
chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2010/01/05)

Dead Roots
Marla’s family reunion at a haunted Florida resort turns up dead bodies instead of fond memories. She and her fiancé, Detective Dalton Vail, launch another murder investigation in the midst of Thanksg ...more
chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2010/01/05)

Perish by Pedicure
Beauty shows are not usually known for cold-blooded murder, but that's exactly the case when Luxor Products company director Christine Parks is found dead in her hotel room. Suspect number one is Marl ...more
chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2010/01/05)

Killer Knots
Florida hairstylist Marla Shore hopes for a romantic interlude with her fiancé on their first Caribbean cruise, but troubled waters lie ahead when their dinner companions disappear
one-by-one. Then Ma

chapter 1: Chapter One (added 2010/01/05)