Housewife Assassin

HAH Book 1 AppleTHE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN'S HANDBOOK (Book 1)
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Murder. Suspense. Sex. And some handy household tips.

Every desperate housewife would love an alias. Donna Stone has one, and it's government sanctioned. Oh sure, you need to be ruthless to take on Russian mafia bosses, rogue dictators, and terrorists set on destroying the world. But it takes real killer instincts to survive suburbia. Try juggling the fifth grade phone tree during a shootout with skinhead arms dealers, or driving carpool while being chased by Chinese double agents.

Donna's life wasn't always this complicated. Five years earlier she was just another woman with two preschoolers, a baby bump, and an adoring husband, Carl, with whom she lived happily ever after in a McMansion in the Orange County, California community of Hilldale. But Donna's life was changed forever the night she delivered her baby:

Carl's car blew up on the way to the hospital.

Turns out Carl was a “hard man”—an assassin for the black ops organization known as Acme Corporation. The hit on Carl was carried out by the Quorum, a terrorist cell he was tracking.

The Quorum's motto: “Show me the money.” Governments and corporations do as they're told-or suffer bloody consequences.

Carl left something behind that the Quorum wants badly. To protect herself and avenge Carl's death, Donna joined Acme. Whereas her hostessing skills rival Martha Stewart's, her marksmanship is second to none.

A good thing, too, because the Quorum has planted a sleeper cell in Hilldale. For Donna, that's too close for comfort. Will she be able to save her family before the Quorum blows up Los Angeles?

Acme's way of flushing out the Quorum is by “bringing Carl back from the dead.” But terrorism makes strange bedfellows. Jack Craig, the wild card Acme operative paired with Donna brings, new meaning to that old adage “Honey, I'm home…”

HAH Book 2 KBLTHE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN'S GUIDE TO GRACIOUS KILLING (Book 2) 
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A nuclear arms summit, hosted by a politically connected American billionaire industrialist, provides the perfect opportunity for a rogue operative to assassinate the newly-elected Russian president on US soil. Acme operative Donna Stone's mission” seek and exterminate the shooter, before all hell–and World Word III–break loose.
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THE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN'S KILLER CHRISTMAS TIPS (Book 3)
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‘Tis the season for mistletoe…and murder! There will be no peace on Earth if Donna doesn't find a shipping container filled with heat-seeking missiles!

HAH Book 4 KBLTHE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN'S RELATIONSHIP SURVIVAL GUIDE (Book 4)
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London. Paris. Guantánamo Bay. Donna Stone is looking for love–and terrorists–in all the wrong places. Worse yet,  an old flame gets in the way of Donna's chance for true love. But she doesn't cry. She gets even.

HAH Book 5 KBL.jpegTHE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN'S VACATION TO DIE FOR (Book 5)
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An NSA scientist has disappeared with a deadly plague virus. Donna and Jack must find him before it is unleashed on Fantasy island. But first they'll have to deal with a nude sunbathing serial killer, a Lord of the Flies ‘tween takeover, poison dart-throwing pygmies. And you call this a vacation?

HAH Book 6 KBLTHE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN'S RECIPES FOR DISASTER (Book 6)
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Donna must stop the assassinations of both US political parties' presidential candidates. But when she discovers she has a long-term vendetta with one of the targets, can she put aside her animosity long enough to save the candidate's life?

HAH Book 7 AllTHE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN'S HOLLYWOOD SCREAM PLAY (Book 7)
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Lights, cameras and non-stop action! When Donna and Jack are placed on Interpol's Most Wanted list, they go on the lam by accepting an offer to act as espionage experts on a movie set.

HAH Book 8 KBLTHE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN'S KILLER APP (Book 8)
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In order to flush out an internationally renowned hacker who is wreaking havoc with top secret documents inside the United States' Intelligence Community's secured database, housewife assassin Donna Stone infiltrates three very successful high tech corporations, including an interactive game start-up with an avatar on the deadliest mission of all: kill Donna.

HAH Book 9 KBLTHE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN'S HOSTAGE HOSTING TIPS (Book 9)
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It's up to Donna Stone to save a hotel filled with international dignitaries from terrorists whose usual demands are million-dollar ransoms. But this time, the price is much higher, and much more personal, for the housewife assassin.

HAGGDPicTHE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN'S GARDEN OF DEADLY DELIGHTS (Book 10) ($4.99 US)
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Housewife assassin Donna Stone's green thumb–and for that matter, her trigger finger–is put to the test when she must stop the release of genetically enhanced corn containing a deadly brain-eating virus.

HAH Book 11 Final (5)THE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN'S TIPS FOR WEDDINGS, WEAPONS, AND WARFARE (Book 11)
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It's time for Donna Stone and Jack Craig to tie the knot–hopefully, not around each other's necks as they juggle the planning of their wedding with tracking a terrorist in the White House.

HAH Book 12 FinalTHE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN'S HUSBAND HUNTING HINTS (Book 12)
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There is only one way for housewife assassin Donna Stone to save her husband and mission leader, Jack Craig, from torture and termination: become a traitor and act as a double agent for the terrorist organization known as the Quorum.
HAH Book 13 AppleTHE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN'S GHOST PROTOCOL (Book 13)
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Housewife assassin Donna Stone's mission: go under deep cover in order to investigate the resurrection of known terrorists where were thought to be long dead and buried.
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THE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN'S TERRORIST TV GUIDE (Book 14)
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Housewife assassin Donna Stone must be more than just ready for her close-up if she’s to stop a terrorist cell intent on exposing the United States' vulnerability to an attack on American soil. The only intel provided to Donna, Jack, and their mission team at Acme Industries is that it will take place during a live broadcast of a reality TV show. And wouldn’t you know it: each of the other housewife contestants has dirty little secrets that make them and their husbands very probable Persons of Interest.

So, who is the terrorist who wants to hold these celebrity housewives hostage—and worse yet, kill them off in front of their adoring fans?

HA15 Deadly Dossier Apple-AmazonTHE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN'S DEADLY DOSSIER (Book 15: Series Prequel)
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In this full-length prequel to the series, Acme Industries' black-ops agent, Jack Craig, is tasked with investigating the mysterious death of his organization's most prolific hit man, Carl Stone–only to fall in love the the dead man's wife, Donna: a woman he must never contact, but who may hold the key to her husband's disappearance. When Acme approaches Donna to join the organization as an assassin, Jack takes on an undercover mission that will change both their lives forever.


>HA16 Greatest Hits Amazon-AppleTHE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN'S GREATEST HITS (Book 16)

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As housewife assassin Donna Stone Craig’s life hangs in the balance, a deadly bet with the Grim Reaper brings forth a cavalcade of ghosts from her past: those whom she loved and lost, and those whose lives she took. Their sometimes chilling but always insightful points-of-view on Donna's life leave her with a few regrets, and at the same time grant her the redemption she needs to keep living. But first she must beat the Reaper at his own game.

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THE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN'S FOURTH ESTATE SALE (Book 17)
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Donna and Jack must infiltrate a major media conglomerate's newspaper, television, and radio divisions in order to stop a foreign state's covert attempt to sabotage the U.S. president.

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THE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN GETS LUCKY  (Stand-Alone Novel)
By Josie Brown and Deborah Coonts
LAUNCHES FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 2018!
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When two hot, haute heroines team up to solve a murder, neither can afford to be fashionably late.

 

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No one expected to find a dead girl in the Royal Suite at the Babylon’s posh London club. Who would kill her? And why?

With little to go on, and no friends to rely on, Lucky O’Toole, the Babylon’s Chief Problem Solver is dispatched to…solve the problem. But she needs to be in Paris. Her fiancé—and, worse, his mother—are counting on her presence at a party in her honor in seventy-two hours, more or less. With a personal-life time-bomb ticking, Lucky hopes for a quick solution.

A mystery woman, seen leaving the Royal Suite just before the girl’s body is discovered, attracts Lucky’s attention. She has to be the key…

On loan to the CIA, assassin Donna Stone Craig and her crack black-ops team have stepped into a viper’s nest. First, they darn near get out-bid and overwhelmed at an auction to acquire a vintage purse hiding some critical intel its lining. Then a very important source Donna is to meet at the Babylon London Club winds up dead. And the young woman’s intel—bearing incredible global consequences—is encrypted. She was the only one who could give Donna the cipher, and she’s dead. Surely someone else would know. But, who?

It’s easy to see why Acme’s prime suspect is the tall brunette who acts like she owns the place. Lucky O’Toole shows up at the wrong time, and in the wrong place.

But before Donna and Lucky can find the right answers, they’ll need to overcome their reservations and resolve their differences. But can they learn to trust each other before the real killer gets away?

They have to. Their lives—and world peace—depend on it.

 

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THE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN'S Horrorscope (Book 18)
Launches DECEMBER 2018!
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Donna, Jack, and the Acme team must decipher horoscope tips that contain clues to impending acts of terrorism.

 

 

 

 


 

PRAISE FOR THE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN SERIES

“The book ended with a hook that made me want to get the next one. I’m completely smitten.” —BarbaraVey.com

“A hilarious, laugh-out-loud read. Donna is a fantastic character – practical, witty, and kick-ass tough. There’s plenty of action – both in and out of the bedroom – and although there are a few grittier scenes, generally this is a light, humourous caper of a crime novel. I especially love the housekeeping tips at the start of each chapter – each with its own deadly twist! This book is perfect for relaxing in the bath with after a long day. I can’t wait to read the next in the series. Highly recommended.” —CrimeThrillerGirl.com

“Can I be Donna when I grow up? The story jumps off the page with side-splitting humor, toe-curling sexual tension, and a nail-biting mystery. It’s got everything a great story needs! It left me asking two important questions.” —Elicia Hyder, author, Soul Summoner Series

Could not put this one down. For me, it was a completely different take on spy vs counters that was written in a completely natural, understandable manner.”—Amazon’s J. Vernon R.

“The perfect mix of sex, thrills, mystery and laughs. I couldn’t put it down!”  —Amazon’s Florida K.