Spring 2016 Release
A finalist for the Lambda Literary Awards!
Book #2 in the Lauren Vellequette Mystery Series
Trade paper, 260 pp, $16.95
Print ISBN: 978-0-9973643-0-9
Digital Edition ISBN: 978-0-9973643-1-6
Fiction / Lesbian Mystery
Denver’s hottest housing markets are on fire!
Lauren Vellequette, seasoned real estate agent and newbie private investigator, has her hands full with Dennis McBride, an arsonist’s target. The builder’s list of enemies stretches into double digits, and even as Lauren rules out one suspect, two more emerge.
Before she can make progress, however, another house is in flames, and she’s become the arsonist’s next prey.
A wilding incident in Denver’s trendy LoDo district also demands Lauren’s attention. Her growing attraction to the client, sports bar owner Roxanne Archuletta, gives her added incentive to find out who’s causing all the trouble in LoDo.
Meanwhile, Lauren's teenage assistant Sasha Fuller continues to amaze and annoy in equal parts, and Lauren's friend and P.I. mentor Rollie Austin is starting to seem like the worst real estate client ever!
Under Contract is the second book in the Lauren Vellequette real-estate-themed mystery series, following Killed in Escrow.
Jennifer L. Jordan, Golden Crown Literary Award finalist and three-time Lambda Literary Award finalist, also wrote the Kristin Ashe mystery series. In 2008, she was awarded the Alice B. Readers Appreciation Award for her contributions to lesbian fiction.
For more information and to read excerpts from her books, visit jenniferljordan.com.
Killed in Escrow
Book #1 in the Lauren Vellequette Mystery Series
Featured in Curve Magazine!
Trade paper, 244 pp, $15.95
Print ISBN: 978-0-9846570-8-7
Digital edition ISBN: 978-0-9846570-9-4
Fiction / Lesbian Mystery
Killed in Escrow introduces Jennifer L. Jordan's second lesbian mystery series, following her popular Kristin Ashe series.
Disillusioned with her real estate career and life in general, Lauren Vellequette follows her dream of venturing into private investigation.
She cracks cases with the help of Rollie Austin, a 65-year-old seasoned private eye with a love for surveillance gadgets, and Sasha Fuller, a 17-year-old intern who introduces new employment demands on a daily basis. Together, the three women spend more time propping each other up than they do unraveling mysteries.
As much as Lauren wants to leave behind the deadening drudgery of real estate, she finds herself investigating its unscrupulous elements with a new passion—a passion for justice—in search of a murderer.
Killed in Escrow is a quick-paced, engaging, and humorous novel by two-time Lambda Literary Awards finalist Jennifer L. Jordan. For more information and to read excerpts from her books, visit jenniferljordan.com.
Listen to an interview with Jennifer on The Liz McMullen Show.
Chosen as a finalist for the Golden Crown Literary Awards in the Mystery/Thriller category!
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