Nancy Baker Jacobs

Selected Titles

Mysteries
Includes STAR SEARCH, a new novella featuring Quinn Collins, who was first introduced in STAR STRUCK.
The first mystery featuring California Arson Czar Susan Kim Delancey.
The first mystery featuring Hollywood Star reporter Quinn Collins.
THE TURQUOISE TATTOO, A SLASH OF SCARLET, and THE SILVER SCALPEL
Suspense Novels and Thrillers
Annabel Nettleton discovers the man she married has a mysterious past.
Allison Warren flees cross-country to protect her young daughter from an abusive father.
Two sisters find their anticipated house exchange turning into a vacation from hell.

Nancy's Non-Fiction

Under the name Nancy C. Baker, Nancy has written six non-fiction books, including the award-winning RELATIVE RISK: Living With a Family History of Breast Cancer; THE BEAUTY TRAP: Exploring Woman's Greatest Obsession; CASHING IN ON COOKING: A Guide to Profiting from Your Own Creative Cookery; NEW LIVES FOR FORMER WIVES: Displaced Homemakers; ACT II: The Mid-Career Job Change and How to Make It; and BABYSELLING: The Scandal of Black Market Adoption.

Nancy has also written articles for many national publications, including Good Housekeeping, Glamour, Mademoiselle, Working Woman, the Los Angeles Times, the Christian Science Monitor, Working Mother, Cosmopolitan, and numerous others.

In an effort to help others interested in non-fiction writing, Nancy taught courses at California State University, Northridge, for 15 years before moving north to live on California's Central Coast. Among the courses she most enjoyed teaching were Article Writing, Magazine Journalism, Writing the Non-Fiction Book, and Women and the Media.
Nancy's non-fiction books are now available used and in libraries.