Books by Dorothy Howell

SWAG BAGS AND SWINDLERS by Dorothy Howell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"A lightweight beach read for like-minded fashionistas convinced that since Howell's accidental detective has solved so many murders (Beach Bags and Burglaries, 2014, etc.), she can't be a dumb as she seems."
A fashion-obsessed California girl is involved in yet another murder. Read full book review >
BEACH BAGS AND BURGLARIES by Dorothy Howell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 29, 2014

"In spite of some flippant fun, the disdain Howell feels for her leading lady is palpable, making Haley more of a burlesque of herself than a persuasive heroine."
Though she's on vacation, an otherwise airheaded California girl is determined to come to grips with the serious business behind a murder. Read full book review >
TOTE BAGS AND TOE TAGS by Dorothy Howell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2012

"The Valley Girl voice Howell affects for the series (Slay Bells and Satchels, 2011, etc.) is, as she might say, mad old school. A reboot of the basic formula seems urgently needed to increase the lolz."
A SoCal hottie can't stay out of trouble between trips to Starbucks. Read full book review >
CLUTCHES AND CURSES by Dorothy Howell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2011

"Howell's voice almost comes off as a satire of herself (Purses and Poison, 2009, etc.)-a little more compassion would make this series a lot more fun."
For a vacuous valley girl, what happens in Vegas doesn't stay in Vegas. Haley Randolph would never leave sunny California. Read full book review >
PURSES AND POISON by Dorothy Howell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2009

"A treat for those with a passion for fashion. No doubt this sassy heroine's in for a long run."
Valley girl investigates murder, gets free Judith Leiber bag. Read full book review >