No Place Like Rome & No Biz Like Showbiz

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Secrets, lies, and dead bodies. Just another week in the life of geek-girl Lexi Carmichael…

Two full-length Lexi Carmichael novels included!

No Place Like Rome

Italy might seem like a long way to go to hide after a disastrous date. But when sexy Ùberhacker Slash (no, that’s not his real name) asks me to go with him to Rome on an investigation, the timing is sort of perfect. My messed-up love life becomes the least of my worries, though, after the dead body, the near-kidnapping and the discovery of a top secret encrypted file that even I can’t hack.

With time running out, there’s only one thing to do: call in the legendary Zimmerman twins and my best fluent-in-Italian friend, Basia, to crack the code. Now if only someone could help me solve the mystery of whether Slash is flirting, or if all the kissing is just one of those “when in Rome” things…

But when we finally uncover the secret someone would kill to keep, it’s up to me to solve the case and save the lives of my best friends.

No Biz Like Showbiz

Lexi Carmichael: helping geeks everywhere get some.

Okay, so it’s not exactly as it seems, but that’s what’s happening on the dating reality show called Geeks Get Some that I, geek extraordinaire Lexi Carmichael, have been called to work on. Not that I’m a fan of reality shows (I can barely deal with my own reality). Still, I’ve been sent to Hollywood to find a hacker who’s screwing with the results of the show’s online voting system.

So what happens when I get there? Well, the producers convince me to continue my investigation from the inside. And what should be an easy hunt for the hacker turns ugly when he sets his sights on me. Add to that a studio obsessed with ratings, a bunch of nerdy contestants, and my own confusing love life, and unraveling this mystery might make me a star...or get me killed.

Originally published in 2013, 2014

Ratings and reviews

1 review
Billie Jackson
December 9, 2019
I bought each of these books long before the set was available. I adore this hilarious, sweet, adventurous series. While the puzzles are fascinating, frustrating, and unforgettable, it is the characters that make the series shine. No Place Like Rome Absolutely loved No Place Like Rome. This series falls between thrillers and cozy mysteries. Each book has lots of twists, turns, and danger, but there is a personal feel and enough humor to lower the tension level. Oh, yes and sizzle. There is no telling where that sizzle will eventually go but it does add to the stories. I love the characters!!! Slash hires X-Corp to prove that his uncle did not steal 18 million Euro's from the Vatican bank, so Lexi travels with him to Rome to help track down the hacker who used his uncle's information to transfer the funds. They soon learn that there is more behind the theft than just missing money. As always, the plot is complex and exciting and I never have been able to guess where it all led! No Biz Like Show Biz Every book is unique but No Biz Like Show Biz take us into a totally different world. Ms. Moffett pulls us into caring deeply for her amazing central characters making us feel a real connection with Lexi and her brilliant but nerdy crew. The balance of action, humor and romance keep the pace flowing and keep me anxiously awaiting each release! Talk about different, Lexi goes to Hollywood to find out who is hacking (cracking) into the voting stats of a "reality show" about nerds. While she sympathizes with the hacker to an extent, Lexi has committed to finding him, so she will. THEN, he makes a BIG mistake, he brings the battle of wits directly to Lexi and her friends. Game On! Speaking of games, Lexi is manipulated onto the show. You can imagine how much she enjoys that! I love Finn and drool over Slash who has declared his love, but I am on Team Elvis. While Lexi may not see it yet, everyone else knows that he has a big "thing" for her and that thing may be love.
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About the author

Julie Moffett writes in the genres of mystery and historical romance. She has won numerous awards, including the Chanticleer Mystery & Mayhem Award for best YA/NA Mystery, the HOLT Medallion for Best Novel with Romantic Elements, a HOLT Merit Award for Best Novel by a Virigina Author (twice!), the EPIC Award for Best Action/Adventure novel, and several other awards. Follow her on Facebook at Julie Moffett Author or at

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