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THE END IS HERE! Coming August 23 in trade paperback and eBook the 28th and last Midnight Louie feline PI mystery! There WILL be a wedding! Pre-order at Amazon and Apple!


All books include Delilah’s original cocktail recipes, starting with the Albino Vampire in Dancing with Werewolves and thereafter matching the title of subsequent books. Delilah came up with this idea on her own. Then author then had to invent the exact recipe. A spirited time was had by all. See Neon Noir cocktails and learn more about Delilah and her supernatural Sin City world.

DANCING WITH WEREWOLVES – Book 1                     Copy of 08RTconCNDWerewolves

It was the revelation of the millennium: witches, werewolves, vampires and other supernaturals are real. Fast-forward 13 years: TV reporter Delilah Street used to cover the small-town bogeyman beat back in Kansas, but now, in high-octane Las Vegas – which is run by a werewolf ob – she finds herself holding back the gates of Hell itself. But at least she has a hot new guy and one big bad wolfhound to help her out…

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BRIMSTONE KISS – Book 2   Copy of 08BKcoverFinal

Delilah and her partner – tall, dark, handsome, and Hispanic ex-FBI guy Ric Montoya – are busy solving a “Romeo and Juliet” double-murder, and she’s got plenty more to deal with: vampires, werewolves, and tigers, oh my!

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“VAMPIRE SUNRISE is a fun paranormal romp of epic proportions. Delilah and Ric’s love for one another leaps from the pages as do all sorts of scary creatures.  Douglas does an impeccable job of world-building and balancing mystery, romance and humor.  Fascinating and scary, paranormal and urban fantasy lovers alike will love Delilah Street.Romance Junkies

Werewolf mobsters and vampires run Vegas, but that’s yesterday’s news for Delilah Street, paranormal investigator. What’s truly fearsome is her bloody discovery of an undead evil rooted in ancient Egypt. Now, with her lover Ric fighting for life after a grim battle, the chips are down.

But Delilah is a born winner who has never let a little danger throw off her game, and she’s been learning fast since she came to Sin City. Her affinity for silver is making mirror-walking a real breeze, and being forced to accept the albino rock star sorcerer Snow’s Brimstone Kiss has ramped up her powers to a startling new level. With the help of her trusty uber-wolfhound Quicksilver, not to mention the orange demon parking valet Manny, Delilah is determined to solve even more paranormal secrets, and hopefully save the few innocents left in town. But can Delilah win her high-stakes gamble for life and love against ancient gods and lethal supernatural odds?

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32 Responses to “The Delilah Street Series”

  • Hi, Tara,

    Glad you like Delilah Street, one of my favorite protagonists. “Staring fixedly at your nearest mirrored surface”! LOL Only those who’d read the books would get that reference. I’d like you to know that there will be a mirrored back to the Cafe Noir bar in feline PI Midnight Louie’s new series, and you can expect to meet denizens of Delilah’s world in Louie’s Las Vegas. A preview of the Louie-Delilah link is in the story anthologies Once Upon a Midnight Noir (three stories) and also in the exclusively Delilah story anthology of five, Neon Noir. The name of the story is “Butterfly Kiss”. And it’s in both books so you need only find one. Both are eBooks, “Midnight Noir” has a print edition.

    Carole and Louie

  • Dear D.T. Traemorluna,
    Thank you, thank you for so thoroughly explaining how the Talking Book program works. I am so happy to have my books available to the blind. Being a college literature and theater major, I feel my writing and words as “voices” in my head and would love to record my own work, had I the time. It is
    too bad that the readers change, but everyone involved in the program is so generous and gives the gift of time. Thank you for taking yours to better inform me and my readers.


  • Tara Frugalone:

    I was lucky enough to be introduced to the entire Delilah Street series (1-5) and really enjoyed them. I loved the vintage and frugal “fashionista” details and the idea that a hero might not be a sylph-like size 0!

    I really hope there are more to come. According to Goodreads back in 2015, you told us all to ‘stay tuned’, I am staring fixedly at my nearest mirrored surface!

    All the best,


  • Dokter Traemorluna:

    Hello, just wanted to let any of your readers have the knowledge that the Talking book division for the blind, they normally have volunteers most times that read the printed books in to audio vormats that can be both requested in cartridge form, or downloaded directly from their local bard website. Next, when someone puts in a request for the book to be recorded in audio book / talking book format(s) then it is usually placed in such to be done but it is a slow process because the specific individuals that do the series have to be asked to read for them, if they are available that is, if not then there will be a message stating that such and such person was not able to continue the reading for this series and will be read by so and so. which does sometimes break up the remembered voices for the specific persons in the series as well. Also it also depends on the readers schedules and conflicts too. so that is how i know about this type of thing for the blind as I am one myself and have had to have many college text books transcribed to audio or recorded in to audio for my own use in college so easiest way to get it to be done in the audio book format is to put in a request at the local talking books department for said book series and they are usually rather good about it in getting them responded too. have a great day and a terrific time in your creations of your books. sincerely, Dokter Thanatos Traemorluna.
    (also, my name above is my actual legal name not a internet screen name. later D.T.Traemorluna)

  • Okay, they are the same company. I’ve been really overloaded lately, but that will stick with me when I get a minute to check that. As I say, writers and publishers WANT our books available in that format! Tell your mom I wish I could do more faster!

  • I don’t know why the first two aren’t available on the Braille and talking book library. Authors aren’t told their books are on there even. I’m very sorry they aren’t. If I can find out, I’ll put a notice in my newsletter. You can subscribe and get the information to your mom. I really like that your mom would love a movie. From her lips to God’s ear, as they say! :)) Get on my newsletter list at this website or email me at cdouglas@catwriter.com Thanks for writing for you mom. I’m really glad she likes the series so much!!

  • Amw:

    Brimstone kiss is the last audio book she heard. She wants vampire sunrise , silver zombie and virtual virgins. Those are the one’s the Braille and talking book library doesn’t have. My mom says she likes the series so much she can’t believe a movie hasn’t been made.

  • Amw:

    Thank you so much for responding. I do not know the email but the library is Braille & Talking Book Library in Sacremento. We were just talking about these books today (I’ve never read them so my mom goes into detail about them) and I decided to check the site and my mom is so happy that you responded.

  • Thanks for helping your mother (and me) out! Cat in a Yellow Spotlight, Cat in a Zebra Zoot Suit and Cat in an Alphabet Endgame are put out by Dreamscape Audio. Endgame is in production now and will be out August 1. https://www.dreamscapeab.com/home;jsessionid=3DF8B90B64F4C16397EACAD4C6DB696E. Louie is narrated by the terrific, award-winning Johnny Heller and Cris Dukehart handles the main narration. Cat on a Hyacinth Hunt, Cat in an Indigo Mood and Cat in an Alphabet Endgame had the terrific, award-winning Robert Forster voicing Louie and Andrea Thompson as the main narration. Those actresses have to voice a lot of different characters and do a great job! The audiobook company for Hyacinth, Indigo and Jumpsuit went bankrupt years ago. I was never paid for the third book and the physical stock was sold off and resold without paying royalties to me. After years, I began to receive very low royalties once in a while from Phoenix Audio, which somehow acquired the remaining physical stock and had a conscience, but those stopped quite some time ago. You can find those three at online booksellers. All book contracts permit audio versions for the blind without cost. Can you email the names and e-mails of the companies you mentioned?

  • Amw:

    Hello, my mother recieved the first two books from the Braille and talking book library and absolutely loved them, but the library doesn’t carry the rest of the series. I’ve been searching for the series on audio books but haven’t been lucky. Do you know where I can buy the books on audio?

  • Hi, Susie,
    “Poof” is what happens to a lot of books and authors. An editor will leave or a publisher suddenly decide to stop doing certain books or genres of books. I’m glad you got into the series and wanted to do more, obviously. I do have some plans for Delilah, but can’t undertake them for a while. please subscribe to my annual newsletter by mail or email attachment and you’ll keep up with what’s coming. 🙂 Thanks for writing!

  • Susie:

    Will there be any new Delilah Street books? I really got into the series, then poof, there were no more new books.

  • Hi, Vanessa! Glad you found Delilah. Neon Noir was in an Urban Fantasy book bundle with nine other books from Oct. 15-Nov. It’s available on Nook, Kindle and Kobo now!! Another bundle I have a book in is running from Thanksgiving through Christmas. Book bundles offer books by multiple authors in a single genre or on a topic, which can be bought at a very low price per book for a limited time. Visit storybundle.com to see how that works. A Christmas bundle will include my two modern retellings of Dickens’ classic Scrooge story. “Scrogged: A Cyber Christmas Carol” was in a Dickens’-themed mystery story anthology edited by the wonderful Anne Perry. That was inspired by the Enron scandal of 1999. The book is named for the short novel I did in 2008 skewering the corporate greed that led to the Great Recession, “A Wall Street Christmas Carol.” Both were great fun to write, since I was a newspaper reporter who covered social and women’s issues (and the arts and popular arts) and I always feel that “people should know” when “there’s dirty work at the crossroads.”

  • Hi again, Elizabeth,
    A second reply I was making just vanished from the screen! Anyway, thanks for mentioning that my books are so “clean.” Over the years, I’ve not had the same copy editor twice, even when I mentioned one was particularly good. So I’m glad to know they’re so efficient. I’ve always read the the books many times in the publishing process, but avoiding all errors in a 100,000 words is hard. And I have zillions of eye “floaters” that get between me and page, and especially the computer screen. Neon Noir, the Delilah Street anthology, has a story where she meets Midnight Louie, “Butterfly Kiss.” You might enjoy this cross series approach.

  • You’re very generous, Elizabeth! No, I haven’t had many offers. Thanks for making one!

  • Vanessa Wells:

    I just fell into the Delilah Street series, and I absolutely love it!! I am trying to find Neon Noir, but Amazon does not want to cooperate. Is it out of stock, or unavailable now? I sure hope not!

    Thanks (:

  • Elizabeth:

    I’m a professor of English, so I will pitch in, and I’m sure you’ve had other fans offer to help. My compliments to all of your editors;even your ebooks read seamlessly! Hubby knows that when I get a new one that it’s “me time” until I’m done. Please keep up all of the great series! Thanks for the courteous & truthful reply.

  • Dear Elizabeth,

    I’m so delighted you’re delighted with Delilah. I’ve had a lot of fun with her and her world. But I have four series–Delilah Street, Irene Adler, the third Taliswoman trilogy book, and more books in the Probe series that was stopped against my druthers, that could use new books and readers who’d like to see them. That’s not counting the more books in Midnight Louie’s series. So novel-length works on other series will have to wait a while. I don’t like that either. However, I do have an idea cooking that could solve some of the impasse. :)) Meanwhile, I need to get the book rights I own converted into ebooks and print books, where that can be done. I’m finding services that can hasten that process, but even that takes time. If you know of any methods to create exhilarated-growth clones, I’d be happy to know.

    Thanks for being a devoted reader!

  • Elizabeth:

    When will you publish a new Delilah Street novel? I am loving Neon Noir, but there are so many mysteries left for Delilah to solve that I’m starting to suffer from withdrawal from your wonderful novels. Any hints for a devoted fan?

    Thank you,

  • Gosh! Glad to hear you found Delilah. I just put out a collection of five stories featuring her in ebook, called Neon Noir. It’ll be in print eventually. Thanks for writing. Did you sign up for the newsletter?? You can, on this site.

  • Thank you so much for writing! Things went wonderfully well for the series, then not so well. That’s publishing. No sixth novel in the offing immediately, but a Delilah story/novella anthology is coming that will be part of an exciting and low-priced book bundle at the end of July. The anthology will be called Neon Noir and I’ll have details about the book bundle in the newsletter coming in early August. So all the Delilah stories so far will be in one package that will be available after the book bundle deal. At present, two Delilah stories are in Once Upon a Midnight Noir and one in the stand-alone story, Monster Mash. Both these stories are semi-illustrated by me, so they’re a nice package.

  • Karen:

    I absolutely loved the Delilah series. I am praying there is a sixth. cease the suspense is killing me!

  • What a great idea, Debby. I have a lot of backlist I’m going to have converted to ebook in the next year. Not to mention new books coming up.
    Thanks for the offer!

    Carole and Louie

  • Debby Plummer:

    I bet lots of your fans would be willing to help you proofread for nothing, Carole! I’m sure I would – just put out a request and let us know how we can get in on it!!

  • omg!! i origionally read the second book first then became tottally obsessed with these books and can’t put them down they are a great resd and i can’t wait for the next one!!

  • Hi, Robert,

    “Monster Mash” was in Chicks Kick Butt. Sigh. Not my favorite title. I need to get it into a trade paperback format now that it’s in eBook.

    I really could use clones to continue my current and past series! I also have the immense task of rereading etc. the series’ earlier books for eBook versions. I’m looking into hiring part-time help for certain tasks. You’re right. This means years. Meanwhile, I’m writing and preparing Midnight Louie’s Cat in a Yellow Spotlight for publication Aug. 26!! I appreciate readers’ support of my various series, and urge you to post good reviews and ratings (if you honestly have them) on my books’ sites on Amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com and GoodReads.com. If you want to join Louie’s Littermates, email me at cdouglas@catwriter.com.

    Thanks for asking, Robert!

    Carole et. al.

  • Robert A. Rosenberg:

    I have the eBook edition of “Once Upon a Midnight Noir” which I bought to have my own copy of the Delilah Street short stories which I had already read in multi-author collections. That raises a question in my mind about “Monster Mash”. I know that I already read it somewhere before but do not remember where. Is it from another multi-author collection? If so, which one. Otherwise where did I see/read it originally?

    Also, I am looking forward to Delilah Street #6 whenever your work schedule clears up enough to give you time to wrote it. Knowing the lead time from submission to publication, I realize that this means sometime in 2015 due to your reply in December to another query stating that you have not even started on it.

    Thank You.

  • Hi Susan,

    Alas, I’m drowning with work, much of it getting a lot of my books and stories into eBooks. That’s the bad news. A new Delilah novel is not forthcoming soon. I’d hoped, but have been caught up in more work than I anticipated. The good news is three Delilah stories novellas are available, two in Once Upon a Midnight Noir, with Midnight Louie, feline PI extraordinaire sharing the limelight and crime-solving with Delilah and with his own Poe-inspired historical adventure. Just available in eBook is Monster Mash, a Delilah story about the haunted Lon Chaney family of actors. Both books are illustrated and Monster Mash has many photos from old movies. It is not available in print yet, but I plan to do that as fast as I can.

    I’m so glad you enjoy Delilah’s adventures and the mix with the Cinema Simulacrums. Bette Davis is my favorite Golden Age actress. She would deglamorize herself utterly for a role. Some film experts rank Katharine Hepburn at #1 and Davis at #2 as best actress ever, but Hepburn is always the personality showing through the role. Davis was one of the first Hollywood actress to face up to and challenge the studio system, and it cost her. Vive Bette!

  • susan feldman:

    Christmas is coming! 🙂
    Any more news on the Delilah Street front? Can we dare to hope for #6 in early to mid 2014? I love these books – I’m a huge fan of movies from the 30s and 40s and love seeing your movie references. Truly, I think you had me with My Man Godfrey, and I would love to see Carole Lombard or Mischa Auer make an appearance… or Monty Wooley and Bette Davis from another of my favorites…I really love how you weave the old movie actors and characters into the plots. Thank you!

  • peggy:

    Hello carol, how are you? I read your book dancing with Werewolves, I thought the book was great ,except for a couple of things. You wrote the word “Desposada'” this word in spanish means. Unhandcuffed , it does not mean Wife. The word you’re looking for is “Esposa” which means wife in spanish. Also the word for “Tigress” in spanish is “Tigressa” not Tigre Hembra . I don’t mean to offend you but I’m puerto rican and those words written the way they were, were distracting me from the story. : ) my emai address is lelita 2264@gmail.com in case you want to yell at me. Again, I did enjoy the book and delilah is kickass.

  • I don’t want to “give away” the title before it’s published, but maybe by this Christmas!

  • Rebecca Mangrum:

    Any news on when to expect the next “Delilah Street” adventure? A title? Looking forward to it.

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