Gemma Halliday

Latest Release


SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CASE OF THE BRASH BLONDE
Marty Hudson Mysteries book #1

Martha "Marty" Hudson has it all...almost. While her best friend, Irene Adler, is a dot-com millionaire many times over, Marty's days are filled with working as a barista at a Stanford University coffee bar, crashing various courses and lectures, and dodging the rent collector at her crummy apartment. But when Marty suddenly finds out that a long-lost aunt has left her a Victorian home at 221 Baker Street in the heart of San Francisco, she's hopeful her luck is about to turn around! Okay, so the Victorian is run down and probably in need of more repairs than Marty could ever afford, but at least it's a link to family. However when Marty starts sifting through the contents of the dilapidated home, she realizes her aunt's death may not have been natural...and might have been a case of murder! Taking her suspicions to the grumpy Detective Lastrade and the uber-hot medical examiner, Dr. John Watson, only gets her a pair of doors slammed in her face. But Marty and Irene don't give up that easily. Instead, they invent fictitious private investigator, Sherlock Holmes, to open those doors for them! Between Marty's eclectic class-crashing knowledge and Irene's tech know-how, "Sherlock Holmes" investigates an over-the-hill yoga teacher, mob shops in Chinatown, pot dispensaries in the East Bay, and a slew of suspicious characters. But when the killer returns—this time with Marty in sight!—even the great Holmes may not be able to save her...at least not without a little help from the girls.

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Book Series


High Heels Mysteries


High crime meets high fashion as shoe designer Maddie Springer gets tangled up with hot LAPD homicide detective, Jack Ramirez. Her zany cast of friends and family help her step out of her heels and onto the trail of murder.



Jamie Bond Mysteries


Her name is Bond. Jamie Bond. Former runway model turned P.I. who specializes in catching cheating husbands in the act. Jamie and her Bond Girls can track any cheater, bust an pre-nup, and uncover any number of dirty deeds in the process... including murder.

Hollywood Headlines Mysteries


The L.A. Informer is Hollywood most notorious tabloid. And the only thing hotter than the stories they cover are the reporters that work there. Meet Tina, Cam, and Allie - the most tenacious paparazzi on the sunset strip. Bad Guys beware: if you commit a crime in their town, the Informer's girls won't let you get away with it.

Tahoe Tessie Mysteries


Tessie King has just inherited the Royal Lakeside Casino in California's winter playground of South Lake Tahoe. What she didn't count on was inheriting was a string of thefts, a murder, the mob, and a sexy FBI agent out to put her behind bars. Tough job? Fo'get about it. All in a day's work for this lady luck.

Deadly Cool Mysteries


All Hartley Grace Featherstone wanted to do was get through her junior year of High School with a minimum of scandal. Now not only is she the talk of the school, she's also stuck in the middle of a murder investigation. So not cool.

Other Works


Assassins, showgirls, secret agents, and bombshell bandits! Check out Gemma's stand-alone works here.