Bad Hair Day

13 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 123 ratings

Permed to Death Publisher's Summary

Sassy salon owner Marla Shore is giving grumpy Mrs. Kravitz a perm when her client dies in the shampoo chair. If that isn't enough to give her a bad hair day, handsome Detective Vail suspects Marla of poisoning the woman's coffee creamer. Figuring she'd better expose the real killer before the next victim frizzes out, Marla sets on the trail of a wave of wacky suspects. Her theory regarding whodunit gels only after she looks for the culprit closer to home.

©1999 Nancy J. Cohen (P)2016 Nancy J. Cohen
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  • Book 1

    • Permed to Death

    • The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 1
    • By: Nancy J. Cohen
    • Narrated by: Mary Ann Jacobs
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    Sassy salon owner Marla Shore is giving grumpy Mrs. Kravitz a perm when her client dies in the shampoo chair. If that isn't enough to give her a bad hair day, handsome Detective Vail suspects Marla of poisoning the woman's coffee creamer. Figuring she'd better expose the real killer before the next victim frizzes out, Marla sets on the trail of a wave of wacky suspects. Her theory regarding whodunit gels only after she looks for the culprit closer to home.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Surprisingly Better Than Anticipated!

    • By Cheri on 07-11-16

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 2

    • Hair Raiser

    • The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 2
    • By: Nancy J. Cohen
    • Narrated by: Mary Ann Jacobs
    • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Hairstylist Marla Shore volunteers for Taste of the World, a fundraiser sponsored by Ocean Guard. It is a decision she soon regrets. First Chef Pierre's rum-soaked bananas Foster goes up in flames, making her wonder if sabotage caused the incident. Her suspicions deepen as more chefs drop off the roster and Ocean Guard's attorney is murdered. Does the lawyer's death relate to an estate being managed by the group?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 2nd Book as Great as the First

    • By Lynnz on 11-23-16

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 3

    • Murder by Manicure

    • The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 3
    • By: Nancy J. Cohen
    • Narrated by: Mary Ann Jacobs
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    Hairstylist Marla Shore joins a fitness club to get in shape, but discovers a dead body instead of an exercise routine. Jolene Myers, a client at Marla's salon, has drowned beneath the frothing waters of the whirlpool. When Detective Dalton Vail determines Jolene's death was no accident, Marla decides to give her deductive skills a workout and help solve the case. Jolene had few friends at the fancy athletic club. As Marla gets to know everyone, she wonders who might have targeted Jolene for a lethal soak in the hot tub.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Stylish Fun Cozy

    • By Mary on 11-02-17

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 4

    • Body Wave

    • The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 4
    • By: Nancy J. Cohen
    • Narrated by: Mary Ann Jacobs
    • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Stylist Marla Shore goes undercover in a hair-brained scheme to catch a killer in her latest South Florida adventure. In a story braided with unexpected twists and curls, she 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. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Mystery!

    • By Laura Collins on 08-29-18

    Regular price: $19.95

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