Kate Austen

4 books in series
3.5 out of 5 stars 47 ratings

Murder Among Neighbors Publisher's Summary

Abandoned by her husband who is traveling in Europe to "find himself", Kate Austen is left to make a life for herself and her five-year-old daughter. When her socialite neighbor, Pepper Livingston, is murdered, and the handsome detective Michael Stone turns to Kate for information about the victim, Kate's life takes an unexpected turn.This is the first book in the Kate Austen series.

©1994 print; 2012 digital Jonnie Jacobs (P)2014 Jonnie Jacobs
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  • Book 1

    • Murder Among Neighbors

    • The Kate Austen Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Jonnie Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Suzan Lynn Lorraine
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Abandoned by her husband who is traveling in Europe to "find himself," Kate Austen is left to make a life for herself and her five-year-old daughter. When her socialite neighbor, Pepper Livingston, is murdered, and the handsome detective Michael Stone turns to Kate for information about the victim, Kate's life takes an unexpected turn.This is the first book in the Kate Austen series.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • It's good but ...

    • By Joslyn on 11-04-14

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 2

    • Murder Among Friends

    • The Kate Austen Mystery Series, Book 2
    • By: Jonnie Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Suzan Lynn Lorraine
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Suspense simmers in the suburb of Walnut Hills as Kate tries to figure out who killed her recently divorced friend Mona Sterling. A bottle of expensive scotch and an empty vial of sleeping pills convince the police that her death is a suicide. But Kate has her doubts.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable

    • By Beatrice on 04-05-15

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 3

    • Murder Among Us

    • The Kate Austen Mystery Series, Book 3
    • By: Jonnie Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Suzan Lynn Lorraine
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    The overlapping threads of two murders lead Kate from cybersex to love sonnets, from a clandestine research project to the deepest of family secrets, and ultimately threaten Kate and those she loves.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Good story horrible narration

    • By Diane on 12-13-15

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 4

    • Murder Among Strangers

    • The Kate Austen Mystery Series Book 4
    • By: Jonnie Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Suzan Lynn Lorraine
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Kate Austen has always had a soft spot for people in trouble, but stopping to help stranded motorist Sheryl Ann Martin is a terrible mistake. With her dead husband in the trunk and her killer boyfriend at her side, Sheryl Ann is in trouble. And so is Kate; held hostage in a remote cabin by a couple who can't afford to let her live. Kate's only hope is a desperate run for freedom, but when she is rescued, her nightmare is just beginning.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very Good

    • By Beatrice on 11-29-15

    Regular price: $19.95