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.

Titles

DESPERATE JOURNEYS (STAR SEARCH)
When Hollywood Star reporter Quinn Collins inherits a Pebble Beach house from a writer she never knew, investigating the man and his past prove dangerous to her health. Her search for information quickly leads Quinn to questions about the sudden deaths of her own parents when she was a small child as well as the blacklist of Hollywood writers in the 1950's.

Worldwide, 2004

RICOCHET
When a private eye arrives at Annabel Nettleton's Carmel home to announce that her husband Dylan is the long-lost heir to a fortune, things quickly turn deadly. Nominated for the 2004 Mary Higgins Clark Award given by the Mystery Writers of America.

Five Star, 2003

FLASH POINT
California Arson Czar Susan Kim Delancey is on the trail of a serial arson killer who is targeting new moms.

Perseverance Press, 2002

STAR STRUCK
Hollywood Star reporter Quinn Collins uses her journalism skills to track the killer of an old lover's son.

Five Star Mysteries, 2002
Worldwide Mysteries, 2003

The Devon MacDonald Mysteries
Minnesota private detective Devon MacDonald and her curmudgeonly partner Sam Sherman investigate a variety of crimes.

THE TURQUOISE TATTOO
Putnam, 1991
Pocket Books, 1992

A SLASH OF SCARLET
Putnam, 1992
Pocket Books, 1993

THE SILVER SCALPEL
Putnam, 1993

SEE MOMMY RUN
Allison Warren flees cross-country, hiding out in a series of "safe houses" in an effort to protect her young daughter from an abusive father.

Signet, 1992
Backinprint.com, 2000

DOUBLE OR NOTHING
Sisters Ellen and Claire Merchant look forward to a glamorous house exchange vacation in northern California, only to find themselves embroiled in greed, murder, and mayhem.

Five Star Mysteries, 2001

Nancy's Earlier Suspense Novels
ROCKING THE CRADLE
HarperPaperbacks, 1996

DADDY'S GONE A-HUNTING
HarperPaperbacks, 1995

CRADLE AND ALL
HarperPaperbacks, 1995

DEADLY COMPANION
Dell, 1986

Nancy's Non-Fiction Books
Written as Nancy C. Baker

RELATIVE RISK: Living With a Family History of Breast Cancer
Viking Hardcover
Penguin Trade Paperback

THE BEAUTY TRAP: Exploring Woman's Greatest Obsession
Franklin Watts Hardcover

CASHING IN ON COOKING: A Guide to Profiting from Your Own Creative Cookery
Contemporary Books Trade Paperback

NEW LIVES FOR FORMER WIVES: Displaced Homemakers
Anchor Press/Doubleday Hardcover

ACT II: The Mid-Career Job Change and How to Make It
Vanguard Press Hardcover

BABYSELLING: The Scandal of Black Market Adoption
Vanguard Press Hardcover