Welcome to the Nancy J. Cohen official website. I write humorous mysteries and paranormal romance novels with a scifi or fantasy twist. Here you’ll find details about my books, reviews, recipes, contests, cool links, and more. As a Florida author, the tropical images represent the settings that populate my stories. So sit back, imagine yourself in a lounge chair on the beach sipping a rum punch, and enter my world.
WHAT’S NEW? Shear Murder is now available for $3.19 on the Kindle! Coming in April 2014 is Hanging By A Hair (Bad Hair Day Mystery #11) from Five Star Publishing. Meanwhile, I’m working on Warrior Lord (The Drift Lords Series #3) from Wild Rose Press.
The Drift Lords Series #1
When mythologist and Florida resident Nira Larsen accepts a job as tour guide for a mysterious stranger, she’s drawn into a nightmare reality where ancient myths come alive and legendary evils seek to destroy her. To survive, she must awaken her dormant powers, but the only person who can help is the man whose touch inflames her passion.
After a dimensional rift in the Bermuda Triangle cracks open and an ancient enemy invades Earth, Zohar-leader of the galactic warriors known as the Drift Lords-summons his troops. He doesn’t count on a redheaded spitfire getting in his way and capturing his heart. Nira has the power to defeat the enemy and to enslave Zohar’s soul. Can he trust her enough to accomplish his mission, or will she lure him to his doom?
“An urgent quest to save humanity leads to surprising adventures and dangerous passion! Nancy J. Cohen has penned a wild ride that will leave readers breathless and eager for more!” -Allison Chase, author of Recklessly Yours
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The Drift Lords Series #2
When fashion designer Jennifer Dyhr loses her lead actor for a video-game commercial, a replacement literally drops from the sky. Reluctant to let him leave, she hires him as a model for her studio. But when terrorists attack their flight home, Jen must awaken powers she didn’t know she had to protect them both. Now will she be able to keep her heart safe from the sensual man beside her?
When space ops warrior Paz Hadar falls through a spatial rift onto Jen’s set, he soon realizes she is essential to his mission. Not only must he protect her, his success depends upon her special powers. But as they struggle to stay one step ahead of the enemy, he discovers that fighting his attraction to the lovely Jen is as much a challenge as keeping them both alive.
“There is never a dull moment in this action-packed sci-fi fantasy. With a liberal dose of steamy romance thrown in, this tale is sure to keep you engrossed to the very end.”
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A Bad Hair Day Mystery
Weddings always make Marla Shore shed a tear of joy, and she’s elated to attend her friend Jill’s reception. Marla’s own nuptials are weeks away, and she’s busy following her frenetic to-do list. Her plans go awry when she discovers Jill’s matron of honor dead under the cake table, a knife embedded in her chest. Lots of folks aren’t sorry to see Torrie go, especially since the bride’s sister knew their deepest secrets. But when suspicion falls upon Jill, Marla wonders if her dear friend is truly innocent. She’d better untangle the snarl of suspects and iron out the clues before the killer highlights her as the next victim.
“Smart, edgy dialogue and an intriguing cast of characters lift Cohen’s 10th Bad Hair Day mystery featuring South Florida hairstylist Marla Shore. Once again, Marla shows she’s as adept at investigating murder as she is managing her hair salon.” –Publishers Weekly
“Mix together a sassy hairdresser with a penchant for sleuthing, a sexy detective and some eccentric friends and neighbors; stir in an unconventional murder or two, bake in the South Florida sun, and you have the makings of Nancy J. Cohen’s delicious ‘Bad Hair Day’ mystery series.”–The Island Reporter
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Science Fiction Romance
Winner of 2010 Best Romantic Science Fiction/Fantasy at The Romance Reviews!
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A beautiful assassin and a desperate fugitive join forces to catch a terrorist and prevent an intergalactic war.
Ace pilot Jace Vernon is forced to flee his home world after being framed for murder. He seeks justice, but S.I.N. agent Silver Malloy gets in his way. The platinum-haired beauty counters his every move in the quest to clear his name. As he makes it his mission to break her, he doesn’t count on the personal consequences of success.
Silver refuses to abort her deadly mission even if it means killing the one man Jace needs alive to prove his innocence. Her resolve wavers when Jace’s charms melt the barriers around her heart. Can she help him win his case, even if it means betraying her own people?
“From start to finish, Silver Serenade throws an action packed thrill ride. It’s fun and adventurous, and left me begging for more!” –Siren Book Reviews
“Get ready for an epic adventure, as vast as the universe in which it is set! With a touching, love story, a great blend of humor, action and
passion and a great cast of characters, this is a book that won’t let you go until the very last page.” 5 Stars Top Pick! — The Romance Reviews
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