Nancy J. Cohen

Nancy J. Cohen writes the Bad Hair Day Mysteries featuring South Florida hairstylist Marla Vail. Titles in this series have made the IMBA bestseller list, been selected by Suspense Magazine as best cozy mystery, and earned third place in the Arizona Literary Awards. Nancy has also written the instructional guide Writing the Cozy Mystery. Her imaginative romances, including the Drift Lords series, have proven popular with fans as well. These books have won the HOLT Medallion Award and Best Book in Romantic SciFi/Fantasy at The Romance Reviews.

A featured speaker at libraries, conferences, and community events, Nancy is listed in Contemporary Authors, Poets & Writers, and Who’s Who in U.S. Writers, Editors, & Poets. She belongs to Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, Romance Writers of America, Novelists, Inc., Florida Writers Association, and International Thriller Writers. Nancy has served as president of Florida Romance Writers and Mystery Writers of America Florida Chapter. When not busy writing, she enjoys fine dining, cruising, visiting Disney World, and shopping. Visit her website at