headshot RachelRachel Sharpe is the author of COLD AMBITION, the first novel in JORDAN JAMES, PI series. Born and raised in the South, her “Yankee” relatives led Rachel to historic New England, which she came to consider her second home and is the setting for the series.

After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in English, Rachel began dedicating her free time to her childhood passion, writing. She signed her first book deal with Soul Mate Publishing in 2013. She is an active member of Sisters in Crime. She now resides, with her husband, in the Greater New Orleans area.

 ”It was my life-long dream to become a private eye. Little did I know that  with my very first case, that dream would become a life-threatening nightmare…”coldambition

When Jordan James decided to embark on a career as a private investigator, she never could have imagined that a chance encounter would lead to her starting down the barrel of a gun on the roof’s edge of a high-rise building. As she begins to investigate her first case, the puzzling murder of a prominent businessman that has left Boston’s finest mystified for more than two decades. She finds herself suddenly immersed in a treacherous underworld brimming with betrayal, raw greed, political subterfuge of international proportions. In the midst of this, she discovers she is falling for her mysterious client despite the hints of his dark past. Can this feisty Southern girl, with a penchant for trouble, solve this baffling case or is she doomed to become another tragic chapter in an international conspiracy?

“COLD AMBITION” is scheduled for release on June 18, 2014.

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