Murder, Mystery and Contemporary Fiction At Its Best In Nancy Mangano’s Novel A Passion For Prying!

Murder, Mystery, and Contemporary Fiction At Its Best In Nancy Mangano’s Novel A Passion For Prying!

A Passion for Prying is a mix of murder/mystery, contemporary fiction, and women’s literature. Follow private investigator Natalie North as she chases cheaters, crooks and boyfriends while wearing high heels in this modern day work of fiction.Image

Natalie North works as a licensed private investigator in her father’s Los Angeles PI firm, I Pry, Inc. Their specialty is adulterous partners. While no one can catch a cheating husband faster, and always in a great pair of high heels, Natalie aches to work a case of substance. When a murder-suicide takes place at a nearby diner, an intense desire to solve the case takes over Natalie’s rational thought process. Thanks to Cindy Hutchins, Natalie’s best friend, and Cindy’s fraudulent, get-rich-quick scheme, Natalie gets her wish to work a gritty, felony attempted murder case. Unfortunately, after missing two bullets propelled her way, the case Natalie investigates is her own intended death. Toss into the mix Natalie’s love quandary, torn between Darren McAllister, the hotshot LA Deputy District Attorney, and Jett Jaso, the hunky Hollywood actor, and Natalie’s life takes on a deeper web of intrigue, danger and passion. Chasing cheaters, crooks and boyfriends, Natalie manages to juggle it all, and keeps you laughing through all her escapades.

“I had so much fun writing this book and I want readers to have fun also.” Mangano says. “A Passion for Prying is a feel-good, fun read. It’s like eating a delicious, sinful hot fudge sundae — pure fun and indulgence.”

ForeWord Clarion Reviews gave a raving review, “Ingenious alliteration and luscious description pop up everywhere.  The humor and multi-faceted characters keep readers prying to see what happens next.”

Book Details
A Passion for Prying
Author: Nancy Mangano
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Hardcover ISBN:  978145205653-1
Paperback ISBN: 978145205652-4
Ebook ISBN:  978145205654-8
Pages: 330
Published: October 2010

About The Author
Nancy Mangano was born in Lansing, Michigan and currently resides in Orange County, California. With a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications and an Associate in Arts Degree in Criminal Justice, she has woven her love of detective work and her eye for style into her passion for writing. Mangano was employed for five-years at the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Department, which adds to the accuracy of A Passion for Prying.

A Passion for Prying can be purchased online at the Author’s Website, the publisher’s website,,, and other online Channels. Bookstores should contact Ingram or Baker & Taylor for wholesale orders.


About authornancymangano

Nancy Mangano resides in Orange County, CA. She has blended her love of detective work and style in her novels, A Passion for Prying and Murder Can Be Messy.
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