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Under Contract

A Lauren Vellequette Mystery

A finalist for the Lambda Literary Awards!

by Jennifer L. Jordan

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, the arsonist’s target.

The builder’s list of enemies stretches into double digits, and before Lauren can rule out one suspect, two more appear.

With the help—or is it hindrance?—of an inebriated homeless man, a lawsuit-happy mother, and a washed-up arson expert, Lauren struggles to find the truth.

However, before she can make progress, another house is in flames, and she’s become the arsonist’s next prey.

A separate case involving 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.

Lauren's teenage assistant Sasha Fuller cntinues 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, three-time Lambda Literary Award finalist and Golden Crown 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.

Available from Bella Books and independent booksellers nationwide.

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