Bad Hair Day Mysteries Box Set Volume Two

  • Publisher: Orange Grove Press
  • Series: The Bad Hair Day Mysteries Box Set , 2
  • Release Date: July 6, 2021
  • Genre: Cozy Mystery
  • Available Formats: eBook
  • Digital: 9781952886171

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The second boxed set in the award-winning Bad Hair Day cozy mystery series!

In this trio of adventures, hairstylist Marla Shore helps her ex-spouse solve a murder, searches for her missing pet-loving neighbor, and stumbles across the body of a rival hairdresser, whose psychic advisor gives her a dire warning.

BODY WAVE – Book 4

In a story braided with unexpected twists and curls, salon owner Marla Shore takes on a role as nurse’s aide for wealthy Miriam Pearl. While Marla snoops into the elderly matriarch’s affairs, her boyfriend, Detective Dalton Vail, is afraid that the only affair she’ll snag is with her ex-spouse, Stan. Juggling work at her salon, crime solving, and two amorously inclined males, Marla fights a race against time to save Stan before the dashing detective nails him for murder. RONE Award Winner! 

“Ms. Cohen’s plot has more twists than a French braid, and Marla is a shear delight.” Joanne Fluke, author of the Hannah Swensen mysteries


Hairstylist and amateur sleuth Marla Shore lands a case close to home when her animal-loving neighbor—a man aptly named Goat—disappears, leaving his pets alone and a dead body in his master bedroom. Even more disturbing is the pattern of highlights Marla notes in the victim’s hair. She recognizes the signature technique of her former mentor, master stylist Cutter Corrigan. Soon she’s untangling clues that link Goat, Cutter, and the unsavory pet fur trade to her own past. Someone at her former beauty school has a hair-raising secret worth killing to keep.

“Full of twists and turns, great characters, and an interesting setting. Who could ask for more?” Denise Swanson, author of the Scumble River mystery series


Hairstylist Marla Shore stumbles over her rival’s body in the meter room behind their competing salons. When her boyfriend, hunky Detective Dalton Vail, asks for her help in solving the murder, she jumps on the case. The stakes rise when the victim’s trusted psychic warns her that someone she loves is in danger. Her investigation takes her to a smoky bingo parlor, a spooky town run by spiritualists, and sunny Delray Beach. But what scares Marla the most is her relationship with Dalton that takes a surprising turn.

“Nancy Cohen has penned another follicle‑raising frolic with a wry twist of romance.”  P.J. Parrish, NY Times Bestselling Author


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“This was a set of fabulous reads that definitely got the mind going when trying to figure whodunit with each new read.” Taryn L., Amazon Reviewer 

“Marla`s misadventures continue! Between her nemesis opening a salon in the same strip mall, her personal dilemma regarding Dalton and Brie, her ex-husband begging for help, her former beauty school classmates and instructors, ghosts, psychic mediums, family obligations, weird neighbor, a serial killer, casinos, and of course her clients and a business to run – Marla is seriously strapped for time and energy. Oy! Will she out the secrets that threaten her and those around her in time? Amid her sleuthing she is faced with several pressing social issues that are present in today’s world. Ms. Cohen is great at presenting solid and researched information in a very interesting and intelligent way, and the topics she touches upon are current and important. As always, the humor is wonderful, the characters are engaging, and Florida living is front and center. Thank you for another great read!” PMP, Amazon Reviewer

“Book 4 – Body Wave – Marla gets involved as a nurse with a wealthy woman. Book 5 – Highlights to Heaven – Marla’s neighbor Goat disappears. Book 6 – Died Blond – Marla’s shop rival is found dead. Each of Ms. Cohen’s novels are full of fantastic twists and crazy turns. One minute I thought the story was going one way and then the plot changes and my mind goes a totally different direction. I love this! While Nancy Cohen’s books are full of mystery, they are also a lot of fun to read.” Jan K., Amazon Reviewer

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