If you’ve read Janet Evanovich’s books, then you know she specializes in witty female main characters working in crime-related fields with an entire cast of personable supporting characters. Her books feature a bit of romance, ample humor, and a whole lot of who done it…and where are they?
The release of Going Rogue, the 29th book in Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum series, had me looking for more books with the same vibe. Check out one (or more!) of these 5 books for more witty females leads in almost impossible, and definitely unbelievable, situations.
Garrett’s debut novel is a funny mystery set against LA’s Hollywood scene. Actress Dayna Anderson just wants to earn enough money to keep her parents’ house, so when reward money is offered for help in solving a murder it seems like a good idea. It probably isn’t. A very entertaining read with plenty of unexpected twists.
Single mom Finlay Donovan is really not killing it. She’s a bit of a chaotic mess, both in her personal life and her career as a novelist. Things get a little more difficult when she’s mistaken for a contract killer, takes a job, and finds herself at the heart of a murder investigation.