[PDF] Download ✓ Secrets of a Real-Life Female Private Eye | by ↠ Colleen Collins

By Colleen Collins | Comments: ( 507 ) | Date: ( Jan 18, 2020 )

Secrets of a Real Life Female Private Eye is a part memoir, part reference nonfiction book based on the experiences of a professional private investigator and writer Audiences researchers, writers, detective fiction fans, armchair detectives and anyone curious about the real world of private investigators


  • Title: Secrets of a Real-Life Female Private Eye
  • Author: Colleen Collins
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 232
  • Format: Kindle Edition

About Author:

Colleen Collins

Colleen Collins is an award winning author who s written several dozen novels for Harlequin and Dorchester, including two indie published mysteries, The Ungrateful Dead and its sequel, The Zen Man, as well as three nonfiction indie books, Secrets of a Real Life Female Private Eye, How Do Private Eyes Do That and How to Write a Dick A Guide for Writing Fictional Sleuths from a Couple of Real Life Sleuths the latter co authored with Shaun Kaufman.The second edition of the nonfiction book A LAWYER S PRIMER FROM CRIMES TO COURTROOMS, co authored with defense attorney Shaun Kaufman, was released in March 2015 Her most recent fiction release is the romantic mystery MISTLETOE AND MURDER IN LAS VEGAS, released December 2015.Her books have placed first in the Aspen Gold Readers Choice Awards, Colorado Gold, Romancing the Rockies, and Top of the Peak contests Her books have placed in the finals for the Holt Medallion, Best Indie Books 2012, Coeur de Bois Readers Choice, Award of Excellence, More than Magic, and Romance Writers of America RITA contests.She s a member of the Mystery Writers of America MWA , Private Eye Writers of America PWA , Romance Writers of America RWA and Sisters in Crime.When not sleuthing or writing, Colleen likes to spend time with her husband and their two Rottweilers and three cats.



Comments Secrets of a Real-Life Female Private Eye

  • Darcia Helle

    This is an interesting read for fiction authors and anyone considering a career as a private investigator. The author clears up some of the misconceptions we have about what PIs do and what they don't - or can't legally - do. We're given a lot of resources, mostly in the form of various websites helpful for research and further information.I would have liked more 'memoir' here. The author briefly mentions how she became a PI. It's an intriguing story but lacks detail. She also shares anecdotes f [...]


  • Catherine

    If you are curious about how private investigators really operate, this amusing book offers facts sprinkled with a liberal dose of anecdotes. My favorite is when Colleen takes a pole dancing class in order to do surveillance on an unfaithful wife. There is plenty of information on a more serious note, too. Colleen points out that discovering that a client’s spouse is indeed cheating on him or her results in heartbreak for the client. There are links to dozens of resources for writers, or those [...]


  • Marian

    This book is a fun read, full of personal PI experiences. I love the idea of naming the cases after songs; it gives the book a "playlist" feel. And I also liked the references to movies and/or novels with plots based on the same sort of crime or situation the author had experienced.I also found the how-to sections extremely useful. I have no plans to become a PI or even write about one, but I do want to protect my privacy online, may need to find a lost pet someday (heaven forbid!), and definite [...]


  • Sylvia

    ���Secrets of a Real-Life Female Private Eye��� has everything about being a private eye covered, from the history of them to the modern technology used by them now.Colleen Collins uses her real life experiences and knowledge to give an informative first-hand look into the life of female P.I.s in an entertaining manner. I found the part about ghost hunters, pet detectives and the pole dancing assignment to be particularly interesting.Collins also lays out in detail how to protect you [...]


  • Sheryl

    I adored this book, it was entertaining and educational as well.


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