A well reviewed (4.5/5 Star in over 200 Ratings) murder mystery collection here, currently free to pick in Kindle Format.<br><br><strong>Accolades</strong><br><ul><li>“A welcome addition to this tough genre.” -The New York Times Book Review</li><li>Dawson’s Oakland is noir and brooding, while Jeri’s as savvy as Sam Spade, with something of Spade’s seen-it-all outlook.</li><li>"Jeri combines V.I.'s social conscience with Kinsey's badass attitude and a snappy narrative voice..." -Maureen Corrigan, Washington Post Book World</li></ul><br><strong>Description</strong><br>Tough-as-nails Oakland PI Jeri Howard made a splash in Janet Dawson’s first book, winning Best First PI Novel from the Private Eye Writers of America. The next four mysteries only get more enticing!<br><br><strong>Books In The Series</strong><br><br><strong>KINDRED CRIMES</strong><br>A puzzling missing persons case--a wife who disappears with the grocery money--keeps winding backward, revealing brand new secrets as fast as ancient skeletons can fall out of closets.<br><br><strong>TILL THE OLD MEN DIE</strong><br>The grisly murder of a sedate, widowed history professor, is written off as a random street crime until a woman turns up at his university, claiming to be his widow and demanding access to his "papers."<br><br><strong>TAKE A NUMBER</strong><br>Out of loyalty to a former client, Jeri takes on a nasty divorce case. The soon-to-be ex-husband winds up with a bullet in his back, and the prime suspect is Jeri's client.<br><br><strong>DON'T TURN YOUR BACK ON THE OCEAN</strong><br>Jeri is looking to catch a respite from the PI life to relax and visit family in lovely Monterey on the California coast. Now, what's the worst thing that could happen on a PI's vacation? A dead body on the beach, most likely.<br><br><strong>NOBODY'S CHILD</strong><br>Is a Jane Doe uncovered at a construction site the body of her client's long-lost daughter Maureen? If so, what's become of Maureen's two-year-old daughter?<br><br>Hope it helps someone.