Books 1-3, The
complete Series Box Set (Value Pack)
Sydney Rye series of mysteries features a strong female protagonist and her
rescue dog, Blue. This series is recommended for the 18+ who enjoy some
violence, don't mind dirty language, and are up for a dash of sex. Not to
mention an awesome, rollicking good mystery!
box set includes all three of the Sydney Rye Books.
UNLEASHED (A Sydney
Rye Novel, #1)
the series begins Sydney Rye is named Joy Humbolt. She does not like people
telling her what to do, so it comes as no surprise that she was just fired from
her last job. When she buys Charlene Miller's dog-walking business on
Manhattan's exclusive upper east side, it seems like the perfect fit: Quiet
environment, minimal contact with people.
then one of her clients turns up dead, and Charlene disappears. Rumors say
Charlene was having an affair with the victim--and of course, everyone assumes
Joy must know where she is. Joy begins to look into the crime, first out of
curiosity then out of anger when there is another murder and threats start to
come her way.
police detective Mulberry is assigned to the case, Joy finds a kindred
spirit--cynical and none-too-fond of the human race. As they dig deep into the
secrets of Manhattan's elite, they not only get closer to the killer but also
to a point of no return. One last murder sends Joy Humbolt hurtling over the
edge. Her only chance of survival is to become Sydney Rye.
DEATH IN THE DARK (A
Sydney Rye Novella, #2)
the beginning of Death in the Dark we find Joy Humbolt hiding, not only from
the law, but also from her past and the mistakes she's made. Living this
isolated life doesn't last long though when a visit from Mulberry brings Joy to
accept her new identity as the Private Detective, Sydney Rye. To complete the
transformation, Joy must learn to control her emotions as well as her giant
aggressive dog, Blue. With the help of an expert trainer, Joy learns to fight
with her mind as well as her body. However, when the daughter of a close friend
is brutally murdered in the desert, Rye turns away from her mentor to seek
revenge. Sydney's quick temper and deadly intentions lead her into a trap that
she will need all of her new skills to survive.
INSATIABLE (A Sydney
Rye Novel, #3)
third book in the series begins with private detective Sydney Rye living a
simple, disciplined life in London, but when a dangerous man from her past
calls, Rye finds she cannot turn him away. Robert Maxim explains that the
daughter of a powerful friend has gone missing and he wants Rye to find her. In
exchange he offers her something she had given up hope of ever having; freedom
from her past.
her dog, Blue, at her side, Rye meets up with her new partner, a handsome man
she's not sure she can trust. Heading for Mexico City, they go undercover,
posing as husband and wife. After meeting with the bereaved parents, Rye starts
to sense that there is more going on than just a missing girl. But it isn't
until they arrive in the Yucatan Peninsula, hot on the girl's trail in
Paradise, that all hell breaks loose. Sydney has to reach out for help from old
friends and deal with the consequences of her past, if she's going to find the
girl and keep them all alive.
New release!STRINGS OF GLASS (A Sydney Rye Novel, #4)
OF GLASS is the fourth novel in Emily Kimelman's Sydney Rye Series of dark
murder mystery novels. This series features a strong female protagonist and her
rescue dog, Blue. It is recommended for the 18+ who enjoy some violence, don't
mind dirty language, and are up for a dash of sex. Not to mention an awesome,
rollicking good mystery!
Rye is hanging out in India with her boyfriend, Dan, reading paperbacks and
sipping beer. No violence and no reminders of her past. But when she and Blue,
are attacked by a pact of wild dogs, Sydney starts to feel that old itch again;
to do good by being bad.
finds Rye when she stops the attempted rape and murder of Anita, a reporter working
on a story of corruption and human trafficking. The atrocities Anita describes
send Sydney, Blue and Dan on a quest that takes them across India after a
dangerous and, up until now, untouchable, figure. While Sydney struggles to
accept her true nature she realizes that it is the only way to end decades of
abuse and exploitation. But Rye fears that she will lose herself, becoming no
better than the monster she fights against.
From UNLEASHED (A Sydney Rye Novel,
The sun was
slipping behind the brownstones across the street and turning the sky pink when
I left for Nancy’s. “Hey,” said the guy on the corner who always said hey. I
ignored him. “Hey, pretty lady, you got a beautiful ass,” he tried again. I
watched the concrete and power-walked away.
later I was at Nancy’s, a low-key lesbian bar with a nice backyard. If you
wanted to talk to a stranger you could, but there was no pressure. If you wanted
to take someone home you could, but again there was no pressure.
gimlet, straight up,” I said. The bartender, whose name I was pretty sure was
Diane, nodded and moved off to make my drink. My face, reflected in the mirror
behind the bar, peered from between a bottle of Blue Curacao and Midori. I
needed a haircut. My fashionable bangs had grown out, and now I just pushed
them behind my ears. Last night’s fight with Marcus and my early-morning
journey to the pound had left puffy, blue-tinted circles under my eyes. All
those tears had left the white around my gray irises streaked with red and—I
leaned forward a little to make sure—my upper eyelids a bizarre orange.
a martini glass brimming with sheer red liquid on the bar, and I handed her a
ten. I moved toward the backyard, trying not to spill my drink all over my hand
while spilling my drink all over my hand.
AUTHOR Bio and Links:
Kimelman lives on a boat in the Hudson Valley with her husband, Sean and their
dog Kinsey (named after Sue Grafton's Kinsey Millhone). Kimelman has a passion
for traveling and spends as much time as possible in the pursuit of adventure.
"Sydney Rye Series" are dark murder mystery novels which features a
strong female protagonist and her rescue dog, Blue. This series is recommended
for the 18+ who enjoy some violence, don't mind dirty language, and are up for
a dash of sex. Not to mention an awesome, rollicking good mystery!
first three books in Kimelman's series, UNLEASHED, DEATH IN THE DARK, and INSATIABLE
are available in the Kindle store individually and in a box set. The fourth
book in the Sydney Rye series STRINGS OF GLASS is due out Mid-Summer 2013.
you've read Emily's work, and enjoyed it, please let Emily know. You can reach
her via email firstname.lastname@example.org