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 RIVER CITY DEAD

  A visit to the San Antonio River Walk. Mischief. Romance. Murder.

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Aggie and SAPD Detective Sam Vanderhoven plan their first rendezvous at a San Antonio River Walk hotel during Fiesta Week…a vacation from crime and reset for their tumultuous relationship.

With Aggie, nothing goes as planned. Murder descends on Casa Prima Hotel. Disturbing revelations surface about the Fabulous Femmes, Aggie’s new friends holding their convention at the hotel. Evil surfaces at Night in Old San Antonio, and calamity plagues Aggie’s debut dance performance at Arneson River Theater. 

Even in idyllic River City, crime complicates relationships.

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I have visited the River Walk. I wish I had read this book first._ Barbara Tooby

It was like taking a vacation while reading a mystery. A great series with fun characters. _Debra Krenzer

I love the gently age-obsessed/advice columnist character Aggie Mundeen. She’s so human and relatable._ Eleanor Jones

Murder has a way of interfering in the best laid plans and Sam and Aggie must improvise before she ends up dead in the river._Ann

Humor, sadness, suspense, and tragedy – something for everyone._Sapphyria,

This book is categorized as a humorous mystery, but it is much more. Aggie is really funny, the story is beautifully researched, and downtown San Antonio is accurately described. _Mary Ellen Brandt

This book will keep you reading long into the night._Laura.

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SMART, BUT DEAD

 Murder is academic.

Skirting forty and terrified of descending into middle-age, Aggie Mundeen blasts off to the local university to study genetics of aging. When she finds a dead body, Detective Sam reminds her to avoid the investigation. But programmed to prod, she races to solve the crime, winds up prime suspect and is on target to become next campus corpse. She learns genetic secrets of youth—and critical lessons about love and staying alive.  http://tinyurl.com/p5tt53h   1

Hurrah for Aggie Mundeen. Aggie’s pluck, humor, intelligence and loving heart will keep her young and make readers smile. _ Carolyn Hart, Agatha Award-Winner

Smart, But Dead is the perfect combination of brains and heart. A tight mystery, an irrepressible heroine, and superb writing._James W. Ziskin, Award-winning author of the Ellie Stone Mysteries.

I have just finished reading the best cozy mystery – the one I wished I had written….For the reader looking for a smarter than average cozy mystery, Smart, But Dead fills the need._Upstate New York Reader

One of the funniest yet most intriguing novels readers you will read…I have read her entire series and highly recommend readers around the world do so. – Urban Book Reviews            

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                                        Short-listed for Chanticleer’s 2016

 MYSTERY & MAYHEM AWARD!

https://tinyurl.com/SmartButDead-Finalist

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 DANG NEAR DEAD

FINALIST: CHANTICLEER AWARD

Hill Country dude ranch caper.

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West’s humor and jest at unexpected moments make DANG NEAR DEAD a delightful read. Plot twists and in-depth characterization spiced with encounters between Aggie and Sam make a satisfying mystery._Diane Donovan, Midwest Book Book Review

I love a good mystery and a romance. This was both. Readers, pick up this stunning mystery and read.You will fall in love with Nancy G. West’s writing just as I have! _UniversalCreativityInc14

Bursts of humor in this novel had me roaring with laughter. The plot is intricate, with a satisfying ending. Sam and Aggie grow closer, and he still does not know of Aggie’s secret grief. A great read. read.   _Diana M. Hockley. Australian mystery writer and reviewer for NetGalley

Dudes, wranglers and snakes in the Texas Hill country. What could go wrong?

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FIT TO BE DEAD

WINNER: CHANTICLEER AWARD, MYSTERY & MAYHEM CATEGORY

FINALIST: LEFTY AWARD, BEST HUMOROUS MYSTERY

San Antonio health club fiasco.

FIT-TO-BE-DEAD-2014FIT TO BE DEAD has a creative plot, tension that makes it hard to put down and main characters whose histories suggest they could fill a series…. I love this book!Rollo K. Newsom PhD, Professor Emeritus,Texas State University, and an editor of Lone Star Sleuths.

West’s sense of humor is fantastic…with lines that made me laugh out loud….Her style is wonderfully entertaining. —Elizabeth Hilborn, Houston Texas

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 NINE DAYS TO EVIL

WINNER: Blether Gold Award                  FINALIST:  Chanticleer CLUE AWARD

Suspicion. Shakespeare. Non-stop action.

Nine-Days-to-Evil_200Attacked and stalked, grad student Meredith Laughlin is afraid to trust anyone. Emboldened by studying Othello, she resolves to find the truth. But one misstep can push her into clutches of people who want her dead.

The action is nonstop, and the author peels the layers of evil with a practiced eye.” _Midwest Book Review.

Celebrate Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary

with a contemporary novel of suspense.

http://tinyurl.com/a9aswr9    E-book only.

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