Author: Josie Brown

Category: Mystery

Regular price: $5.99

Deal price: Free

Deal starts: June 09, 2024

Deal ends: June 09, 2024


Murder, suspense, sex--and some handy household tips.


Every desperate housewife wants an alias. Donna Stone has one—and it happens to be government-sanctioned.

But Donna earned it the hard way. Her husband was killed the day she delivered their third child. To avenge her husband's murder, Donna leads a secret life: as an assassin. But espionage makes for strange bedfellows, and brings new meaning to that old adage, "Honey, I'm home..."

If you love addictive unputdownable dark comedy absurdist satires starring hardboiled women sleuths mixed up in international crime and mystery, you will love this fast-paced can’t-put-it-down page-turner action-adventure romantic mystery series.Josie Brown's website:


"The last book that made me laugh: The Housewife Assassin's Handbook. Brown's unorthodox surprises did make me laugh. I taught it in a class about comic novels." —Jane Smiley, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author

"This book hits all the right notes...I now want a week at the beach to read them all...I'm completely smitten." -- Barbara Vey

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"I can only say... Page Turner. Reviewed in the United States on March 13, 2023Loved reading it, couldn't put it down. Was recommended by my hubby who read it first. Can't wait to read another book." —Amazon's Grace“I love humorous novels for women and this one had everything: suspense, romance (the grown-up erotic kind) and comedy.”

“Strong central characters, compelling incident to launch the story, twists at every turn. There's humor, romance, and intrigue in this page-turning romantic mystery books of a housewife-turned-assassin.”

“Highly recommended for the bitter-sweet and tenderly written story.”

"This is a great domestic thriller series. If you funny mysteries, this one is right up there with Janet Evanovich and Carl Hiaasen funny mysteries."

“Couldn’t put this down this Kindle books mystery. Constantly wanting to get back to this book with excitement on what will happen.”

“It has humor, suspense, spies. and a love story. Loved the ending. Thank you, Josie Brown, you are now at the top of my list of favoriteromantic mystery comedy books authors.”

“Couldn't put my Kindle down from the first page to my last. Great satire mystery, and yet a satisfying domestic thriller.”

“Brown writes the kind of feminist action plot that men should be reading, especially male authors, to cure that trope of 'vapid sexy girl with a gun.'"

“Definitely a page-turner. The twists and turns in this book are exceptional and make for an exciting read. Ms. Brown has the perfect unsuspecting heroine and a dashing hero.”

“Hilarious. A wonderful read with lots of great “one-liners” and a terrorist plot to boot. Sex too, from a WOMAN’s viewpoint.”

“I couldn't, (in the old school way) put this book down. On a number of occasions, I'd almost missed my commuter train stop.”

“One of the best romantic mystery books out there. Started reading and couldn't put it down until the last word was read.”

“Sexy and funny. Loved it! It was funny, twisted, and entertaining. The writer did not let me down at all. She wrote so well that I could not wait to finish this book. The lead character is strong yet weak but she is so great.”

“Wow! I started this in the evening and finished in the morning! One of my favorite Kindle thrillers!”