Project Description


This boxed set contains The Scent of Lies: Book 1, The Heart of Lies: Book 2, The Chain of Lies: Book 3 – plus a BONUS Short  Story (best read after reading at least one of the other books).

Emily Parker, a feisty young widow, decides to take over her late husband’s private investigation business in the affluent small town of Paradise Valley, hoping to solve the mystery of his murder. With the help of her close circle of friends and the sexy new police detective in town, Emily tackles other murder cases while discovering clues that her late husband wasn’t who he said he was.

A captivating series, full of romance, mystery, and intrigue. Think “Sex and the City” meets “Nancy Drew”.

***The Paradise Valley Mysteries***
The Scent of Lies: Book 1
The Heart of Lies: Book 2
The Edge of Lies: A Bridge Short Story between Books 2 and 3, the story of Evan & Emily
The Chain of Lies: Book 3
The Pursuit of Lies: Book 4
The Color of Lies: a Bridge Short Story between Books 4 and 5, the story of Colin & Miranda
The Betrayal of Lies: Book 5
The Harbor of Lies: Book 6
(*Most enjoyable if these books are read in order.)


OTHER BOOKS by Debra Burroughs:

The Scent of Lies, A Paradise Valley Mystery: Book 1,  A small town private eye teams up with a sexy big-city cop to solve a suspicious murder.  (think “Sex and the City” meets
“Nancy Drew”)

The Heart of Lies, A Paradise Valley Mystery: Book 2, Second in the series, a feisty lady private eye teams up with her sexy police detective boyfriend, along with a few close friends, and battles a ring trying to scam their town and solve a murder.

The Chain of Lies, A Paradise Valley Mystery: Book 3, Third in the series, sassy small town private eye and her sexy police detective boyfriend, along with a few friends, fight to save girls from a suspected sex slave ring and solve a murder mystery. (think “Sex and the City” meets “Women’s Murder Club”)

The Pursuit of Lies, A Paradise Valley Mystery: Book 4,  Fourth in the series, feisty private eye, Emily Parker, launches on a new case as the man she loves is accused of murdering a lovely blonde Assistant District Attorney. The police believe he was having an affair with her and the District Attorney is asking for the death penalty. Struggling against her own doubts, Emily must prove her boyfriend innocent before she loses him to Death Row. (think “Sex and the City” meets “Women’s Murder Club”)
The Betrayal of Lies, A Paradise Valley Mystery: Book 5captivating female private eye, Emily Parker, is finally moving forward in her relationship with the hunky police detective–that is, until a friend goes missing. Suspicions are flying that one of Emily’s closest friends may be involved. The desperate race is on to solve the mystery of who abducted the woman and rescue her before she winds up dead.

The Harbor of Lies, A Paradise Valley Mystery: Book 6, Sexy police detective Colin has finally convinced sassy private-eye Emily to marry him, but days before the wedding, when Emily discovers a dead body outside her hotel room door, she and Colin, along with their wedding party, are drawn into another murder mystery, once more putting their love and commitment to the test.

The Lake House Secret, a Jenessa Jones Mystery: Book 1, With her life going from bad to worse, reporter Jenessa Jones is drawn back to her small hometown by a homicide investigation that ends up pointing the finger at someone she cares very much about. Can she uncover the truth of this murder before it destroys her family and any chance she has for a happy life?

Three Days in Seattle, When LA photographer Kate McAllister flies to Seattle in search of her missing sister, she finds irresistible real estate agent Ryan instead. Soon the two are entwined in a vengeful murder plot — and a simmering love affair….  (A light Romantic Suspense in the Emerald City)