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"Brown's unorthodox surprises did make me laugh. I taught it in a class about comic novels."
—Jane Smiley
 
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"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

 

The Housewife Assassin's Handbook

Book 1

Every desperate housewife would love an alias. Donna Stone has one, and it's government-sanctioned. But terrorism makes strange bedfellows. Jack Craig, the wild card Acme operative paired with Donna brings new meaning to that old adage “Honey, I'm home...”

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

"A hilarious, laugh-out-loud read. Donna is a fantastic character – practical, witty, and
kick-ass tough. There’s plenty of action –
both in and out of the bedroom.  

Highly Recommended.” 
—Stephanie Broadribb, Cri
me Thriller Girl

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The Housewife Assassin's 
Guide to Gracious Killing

Book 2

A nuclear arms summit hosted by a politically-connected American billionaire industrialist provides the perfect opportunity for a rogue operative to assassinate the newly-elected Russian president on US soil. Acme operative Donna Stone's mission” seek and exterminate the shooter, before all hell—and World Word III—break loose.

 

"Imagine "Desperate Housewives" on steroids with a few assassins thrown in, mixed with a quick wit and some snark, and you'll begin to get the picture. Book 2 keeps up the sassy humour and great characters of Book 1, and the contradictory worlds of soccer mom and government-sanctioned assassin. Talk about a juggling act!"
Vered Ehsani, author, Society for Paranormals Society

The Housewife Assassin's 
Killer Christmas Tips

Book 3

Tis the season for mistletoe…and murder! There will be no peace on Earth if Donna doesn't find a shipping container filled with heat-seeking missiles!

"I don’t know where Mrs. Brown comes up with her plots but they are clever and sometimes takes you by surprise. She sure knows how to keep the readers interested and on their toes." — Bookworm Scholar

"It's a fast-paced read, and the gadgets are awesome...The perfect combination of mystery and humour." - Curled Up with a Good Book and a Cup of Tea

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The Housewife Assassin's 
Relationship Survival Guide

Book 4

London. Paris. Guantánamo Bay. Donna Stone is looking for love -- and terrorists -- in all the wrong places. Donna Stone finds out that breaking up is hard to do. Then again, so is dating a terrorist, let alone eleven of them! Does this make Donna a serial dater, or a serial killer? Worse yet, an old flame gets in the way of Donna's chance for true love. But Donna doesn't cry. She gets even.

 

"I could love these books on that idea alone!
Once again, we find Donna on the trail of the Quorom and her ex, Carl. If you've read the earlier books in the series you won't be disappointed with this one. If you're new to the series, don't worry. Y
ou can jump in without feeling lost."

—Connie V.

The Housewife Assassin's 
Vacation to Die For

Book 5

An NSA scientist has disappeared with a deadly plague virus. Donna and Jack must find him before it is unleashed on Fantasy island, And you call this a vacation?

 

"If you are looking for a funny mystery with some romance, this is the series to read!  Josie has a way that makes her characters so real. Every woman should have a friend like Donna Stone. And Josie didn't slack in the men's department either. There's a great love triangle that will make you want to scream at times, throw your iPad in frustration and crack up laughing all in one scene."

—Jenn Upton

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The Housewife Assassin's 
Recipes for Disaster

Book 6

Donna's executive mission is crystal clear: stop the assassinations of both US political parties' presidential candidates. When she discovers she has a long-term vendetta with one, can she put her animosity aside long enough to save the candidate's life--and her relationship with Jack?

 

"This series is hilarious and very enjoyable.

I have read them all, and I am anxiously waiting for the next one. The characters are easy to identify with, and the author writes well. Never a dull moment."

—Amazon Customer

The Housewife Assassin's 
Hollywood Scream Play

Book 7

With foes in high places, what's a girl to do to put food on the table—let alone stay alive? If you're housewife assassin Donna Stone, you accept a Hollywood producer's offer to turn your life into a film. Lights, cameras and non-stop action await Donna and Jack as they use the movie's exotic location shoots to track down crucial intel needed to take down the Quorum.
There will be plenty of close-ups and too many close calls. But nothing—including a lascivious leading lady, deadly stunt doubles, or being on Interpol's Most Wanted list—will stand in their way.

 

"Josie Brown can write some of the best books. She makes them so well it is hard to put down. Can't wait for next the book."

—Jennifer Telles

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The Housewife Assassin's 
Killer App

Book 8

In order to flush out an internationally renowned hacker who is wreaking havoc with top-secret documents inside the United States' Intelligence Community’s secured database, housewife assassin Donna Stone infiltrates three very successful high-tech corporations that may have ties to foreign adversaries.

 

"Another awesome installment in this fantastic series. Full of action, adventure, and family escapades. With great characters that are so lifelike and realistic. Can't wait to read the next one!"

—Amazon's Lolah

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The Housewife Assassin's 
Killer App

Book 8

In order to flush out an internationally renowned hacker who is wreaking havoc with top-secret documents inside the United States' Intelligence Community’s secured database, housewife assassin Donna Stone infiltrates three very successful high-tech corporations that may have ties to foreign adversaries.

 

"Another awesome installment in this fantastic series. Full of action, adventure, and family escapades. With great characters that are so lifelike and realistic. Can't wait to read the next one!"

—Amazon's Lolah

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