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Tucker Sinclair

False Profits
Cover Your Assets
Short Change
Cool Cache

Praise for the series


"...Tucker's no-nonsense first-person narration keeps the pages turning."
   —Publishers Weekly on Cool Cache

"Smiley integrates interesting factoids about the city of Los Angeles and background information about the mystery, which makes for a richer narrative. But it's Tucker who makes this series a go. You can't help liking her tenacity and dry wit—she's certainly one cool chick!"
   —Romantic Times on Cool Cache

"A nice alternative for patrons waiting for the next Janet Evanovich mystery."
   —Library Journal on Cool Cache

"Tucker Sinclair is an engaging protagonist who never ceases to enthrall readers when her consulting job lands her in the midst of intriguing mystery. Los Angeles comes vibrantly alive in this tale of multiple plotlines that involve a missing murder suspect and Tucker's search for the identity of her biological father."
   —Romantic Times on Short Change

"Satisfied fans will enjoy the forays and foibles of this charming heroine."
   —Publishers Weekly on Short Change

"Smiley's third lives up to the promise of her first two, with tough-girl Tucker going tender at all the right moments."
   —Kirkus on Short Change

"...snappy prose, a compelling heroine, and a healthy dose of suspense. A series that promises staying power."
   —Booklist on Cover Your Assets

"Smiley keeps the complications coming and moves the story along at a speedy clip thanks to a breezy, good-humored voice that's tremendously enjoyable."
   —Baltimore Sun on Cover Your Assets

"Smiley is such an engaging writer, she does characters brilliantly and her plotting is terrific. Smiley may be a new name in the mystery community, but I have the feeling she'll be around for a long time."
   —Crimespree Magazine on Cover Your Assets

"Smiley's feisty heroine boosts the bottom line."
   —Entertainment Weekly on False Profits

"It's hard to believe that this clever and engaging adventure is Smiley's first novel; it reads like the latest in a well-established series." Starred Review
   —Booklist on False Profits

"Smiley delivers a lively, often amusing, well-plotted novel...rife with tension and suspense."
   —South Florida Sun-Sentinel on False Profits