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Matchmaker Mysteries Series

An Affair to Dismember

Book One

An Affair to Dismember

"Fans of laugh-out-loud romantic suspense will enjoy this new author as she joins the ranks of Janet Evanovich, Katie MacAllister, and Jennifer Crusie."
   —Booklist

"Elise Sax will win your heart."
   —New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis

Three months has been Gladie Burger's limit when it comes to staying in one place. That's why Gladie is more than a little skeptical when her Grandma Zelda—who is more than a little psychic—recruits her into the family's matchmaking business in the quaint small town of Cannes, California. What's more, Gladie is also highly unqualified, having a terrible track record with romance. Still, Zelda is convinced that her granddaughter has her clairvoyant "gift." But when the going gets tough, Gladie wonders if this gift has a return policy.

When Zelda's neighbor drops dead in his kitchen, Gladie is swept into his bizarre family's drama. Despite warnings from the (distractingly gorgeous) chief of police to steer clear of his investigation, Gladie is out to prove that her neighbor's death was murder. It's not too long before she's in way over her head—with the hunky police chief, a dysfunctional family full of possible killers, and yet another mysterious and handsome man, whose attentions she's unable to ignore. Gladie is clearly being pursued—either by true love or by a murderer. Who will catch her first?

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Citizen Pain

Book Two

Citizen Pain

"With quirky characters reminiscent of Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum series and a small-town heroine redolent of Charlaine Harris' Sookie Stackhouse, Sax's second Matchmaker novel will no doubt delight fans and new readers alike."
   —RT Book Reviews

Lovably troublesome Gladie Burger runs into sizzling danger and a fiery love triangle in the second installment of Elise Sax's hilarious and sexy Matchmaker Mysteries series.

Since joining the family matchmaking business run by her eccentric and psychic Grandma Zelda, Gladie is always looking for love. But when an unbearable toothache knocks her out of commission and into the dentist's chair, she prays only for relief. No such luck. Emerging from an anesthetic haze, Gladie awakes to find that not only is her tooth still throbbing, but her dentist is dead—and the lead suspect in the murder, office receptionist Belinda, just so happens to be Gladie's first real client. Now it's up to Gladie to find Belinda a man and keep her from being locked up behind bars.

As if that weren't enough distraction, two gorgeous men are vying for Gladie's attention: Spencer, the playboy chief of police, and Holden, Gladie's secretive, gorgeously muscled neighbor. Still, Gladie's not complaining about having a helping hand or two when the case leads her to a dangerously bizarre cult. She may have met her match—and if she's not careful, it could be her last.

NOTE: THIS IS THE RE-RELEASE OF MATCHPOINT. IT IS THE SAME BOOK WITH A NEW COVER AND TITLE.

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The Wizard of Saws

Book Three

The Wizard of Saws

"There's plenty for fans to enjoy in Sax's third Matchmaker installment, complete with energetic narration, zany humor and a mystery that's as engaging as the details of Gladie's love life. . . . There are some exciting twists and turns here, from the explosive opening (literally) to the final surprise that will keep expectations high for future installments."
   —RT Book Reviews

Perfect for fans of Janet Evanovich, Jennifer Crusie, and Katie MacAlister, Elise Sax's wickedly funny Matchmaker Mysteries series proves that the road to love comes with a few dead ends.

Five months have passed since Gladie Burger came to Cannes, California, to join her eccentric Grandma Zelda in the family matchmaking business, and Gladie is quickly mastering the rules of attraction. Her latest fix-up is still going strong and Gladie's bank account is back in the black—until a rival matchmaker arrives in town and has both Gladie and Zelda seeing red.

Not only is self-proclaimed psychic Luanda Laughing-Eagle stealing Grandma Zelda's clients, but Zelda is convinced that Luanda's ESP is total BS. She tasks Gladie with exposing Luanda as a fraud, but Gladie's attention is diverted when murder comes a-calling. Spencer Bolton, the gorgeous chief of police and Gladie's on-again, off-again flame, wants her to stay out of the investigation--and away from the deliciously chiseled detective who also aims to win Gladie's heart. But the one thing Gladie's learned is that in business, love and murder . . . it's always personal.

NOTE: THIS IS THE RE-RELEASE OF LOVE GAME. IT IS THE SAME BOOK WITH A NEW COVER AND TITLE.

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Field of Screams

Field of Screams

Book Four

"Fans of laugh-out-loud romantic suspense will enjoy this author as she joins the ranks of Janet Evanovich, Katie MacAllister, and Jennifer Crusie."
   —Booklist

Perfect for fans of Janet Evanovich, Jennifer Crusie, and Katie MacAlister, Elise Sax's wickedly funny Matchmaker Mysteries series proves that the road to love comes with a few dead ends.

Gladie is back with the fourth installment of the hilarious Matchmaker Mystery series.

Since joining the family matchmaking business run by her eccentric and psychic Grandma Zelda, Gladie has had little success. Involved on one level or another—hot sex, almost committed, and crying in her pillow—with three men, Gladie distracts herself by giving up on matchmaking and starting a new career. But when Gladie stumbles on body parts of dead baseball players all over town, she's dragged into solving yet another murder mystery. With her life in chaos and the killer getting closer, Gladie has to come to terms with the fact that love is murder.

NOTE: THIS IS THE RE-RELEASE OF PLAYING THE FIELD. IT IS THE SAME BOOK WITH A NEW COVER AND TITLE.

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From Fear to Eternity

From Fear to Eternity

Book Five

"Will no doubt delight fans and new readers alike."
   —RT Book Reviews

Gladie is back with the fifth installment of the hilarious Matchmaker Mysteries series.

It's still up in the air whether Gladie really has her psychic grandmother's "gift," but she's determined to finally give matchmaking her best shot. She's also determined to give her new relationship with hottie Police Chief Spencer Bolton a shot...that is, if she can find him.

Despite her good intentions, Gladie is being sued by a matchmaking client, but even with bankruptcy around the corner, that's not her biggest problem. There seems to be a rash of dead senior citizens popping up at the tea shop owner's family home. Gladie is recruited to find the murderer, but this time she may have met her match—and if she's not careful, it could be her last.

Perfect for fans of Janet Evanovich, Jennifer Crusie, and Katie MacAlister, Elise Sax's wickedly funny Matchmaker Mysteries series proves that the road to love comes with a few dead ends.

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West Side Gory

West Side Gory

Book Six

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Gladie is back with the sixth installment of the hilarious Matchmaker Mysteries series.

Life is going great for Gladie Burger. She's having lots of sex with her hottie boyfriend, Chief of Police Spencer Bolton, she's settled into her matchmaking career, she's got a new car, and it's been over two weeks since she's stumbled on a dead body. It seems like she's finally got her life on track, since she moved in with her psychic grandmother to help her with her matchmaking business.

But when a stomach ache proves to be more serious, she finds herself in West Side Hospital, preparing for surgery. Befriending the woman in the next bed in her hospital room, she becomes distressed when the woman vanishes. Alerting the hospital staff, they tell her that the woman never existed. Has Gladie lost her mind, or is something more sinister happening at West Side Hospital?

Perfect for fans of Janet Evanovich, Jennifer Crusie, and Katie MacAlister, Elise Sax's wickedly funny Matchmaker Mysteries series proves that the road to love comes with a few dead ends.

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