Nancy Mangano’s Novel Murder Can Be Messy Bathes in Attention Grabbing Thrills!

“This second book (Murder Can Be Messy) by Nancy Mangano is such a great read. It is funny, suspenseful and heartwarming all at the same time. Nancy tells a story with such detail that you feel like you are a part of the plot. I read a lot of books and this is a definite “MUST READ”. I can’t wait for the next book.”   Five Star Reader Review

In her latest sizzling mystery, Murder Can Be Messy, author Nancy Mangano explores what happens when the elements of greed, lust, betrayal, adultery, power and passion collide, and the desire to obtain the overpowering forces leads to murder!


The stylish Los Angeles super sleuth Natalie North is at it again, busting adulterous, lowlife partners while always wearing a great pair of high heels! To all outward appearances, Blake and Victoria Belmont are the envious Beverly Hills power couple. When PI Natalie is hired by the socialite Victoria Belmont to catch the magnetic Blake Belmont, the sole heir to the Belmont Beer fortune, with his billion dollar pants down, Natalie discovers Blake’s double life. Natalie summons the help of her two wannabe spy friends, her boss Norton North, who happens to be her father, and Darren McAllister, her L.A. senior deputy district attorney love interest, to prevent the conniving Victoria from taking Blake for all of his worth. Can Natalie intercede and prevent Blake’s billion dollar breathing body from becoming a billion dollar corpse?

Best New Mystery Author Nancy Mangano, Books and Authors, 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  Murder Can Be Messy. She is also the author of A Passion for Prying and her fashion/style blog Author Nancy Mangano.

Book Details

Murder Can Be Messy

Author: Nancy Mangano

Publisher: AuthorHouse

Hardcover ISBN:  978-1-4772-6503-1

Paperback ISBN:  978-1-4772-6504-8

EBook ISBN:         978-1-4772-6502-4

Pages: 282

Published: September 2012

Murder Can Be Messy 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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