NOW IN ONE VOLUME--THE FIRST THREE MOMMY-TRACK MYSTERIESNursery Crimes Bored with playdates and trips to the park, Juliet Applebaum, a public defender turned stay-at-home mom, gets off the mommy track to hunt down the murderer of a preschool principal. The Big Nap When her infant son's babysitter disappears, an exhausted Juliet and her over-tired kids travel to Brooklyn to find answers, justice, and maybe the chance to get a nice, long nap. A Playdate with Death Juliet is happy to be getting some kid-free time at the gym--until her peppy personal trainer dies under mysterious circumstances. Always up for a reason to get out of the house, Juliet jumps at the chance to investigate.
About the Author
Ayelet Waldman is the author of Love and Treasure; Red Hook Road; Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities and Occasional Moments of Grace; Love and Other Impossible Pursuits (adapted into The Other Woman, a major motion picture starring Natalie Portman); and Daughter's Keeper. She's also the author of the Mommy-Track mysteries, including Bye-Bye Black Sheep, The Cradle Robbers, and Murder Plays House. Her essays have been published in The New York Times, The Guardian (UK), San Francisco Chronicle, Elle magazine, Salon.com, and elsewhere. Her radio commentaries have been featured on "All Things Considered" and "The California Report." A Harvard Law School graduate and former public defender, she lives in Berkeley, California, with her husband Michael Chabon and four children.