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About Susan Boles
A lifelong long love of all things mysterious led Susan to write cozy mysteries. Nancy Drew and Trixie Belden were the first to show her that girls can be crime solvers. Agatha Christie showed her that even small towns have big secrets. And Phryne Fisher showed her lady detectives can be outrageously individual. She lives in Mississippi with her rescue mini dachshund, Lucy, and her rescue cat of no particular breed, Zimba. She currently writes the Lily Gayle Lambert mystery series set in the fictional town of Mercy, Mississippi featuring a multi-generational cast of female sleuths and romantic suspense in the Brotherhood Protectors Kindle World.
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Susan writes mysteries and set in the big city of Memphis, TN and the fictional small town of Mercy, Mississippi
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A magical connection at Christmas
But would Fate steal the future before it started?
Holly Grace Hill has vowed never to love again after the death of her Army husband on a mission to Afghanistan. She’s resolved to live out her life in the small town where she grew up as a single woman helping run a dog rescue. Love hurts too much.
Gage Lewis is recovering from the loss of his Army Ranger career and transitioning to his new job with the Brotherhood Protectors. On a visit to the hometown of his friend, Ian Elliott, Gage falls hard for Holly Grace Hill. The one woman in town who has sworn off love.
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“...a charming southern cozy chocked full of engaging characters, laugh out loud humor, and inviting small-town charm.” Kathi Daley, Author of the Zoe Donovan Cozy Mysteries "...fast-paced and funny. A true Southern mystery with a flavor as authentic as sweet tea." Jenna Bennett, Author of the Savannah Martin mysteries.
Quicker than she can stitch together the threads of a genealogy project she's just signed on to research, Lily Gayle Lambert finds herself embroiled in investigating the mysterious Halloween night murder of a stranger who suffers from 'wolfman syndrome’. And, when a member of a prominent family turns up dead soon after the 'wolfman', Lily Gayle must find the link between the two and solve the mystery before her investigation makes her the next target. With the help of her lifelong best friend, Dixie, and town busybody, Miss Edna, she pieces together the clues leading to a conclusion that shocks the entire town. This cozy mystery, Death of a Wolfman, from USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestselling author, Susan Boles, is a new addition to the great southern cozy mystery tradition of Amy Boyles, Tonya Kappes and Larissa Reinhart.
But for Harley Ann Sanders, the past won’t stay there. It’s come looking for her in the form of her ex-boyfriend. The one who got her put in jail in the first place. However, Harley Ann has learned some lessons since then and she’s not about to let him bully her. She doesn’t know anything about where his partner hid the jewels from the robbery. Problem is, he doesn’t believe her and is willing to go as far as it takes to get the information he believes she has.
Jesse Miller has come to Mercy, Mississippi to visit his recently married Brotherhood Protectors buddy, Ian Elliott, and to convince him to return to home base in Eagle Rock, Montana ASAP. He has no plans to get involved with a local girl. Especially one who is as hard headed as Harley Ann Sanders. But when he discovers she’s in danger from her ex, all his protective instincts kick in…along with his experience as a former Army Ranger.
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Lily Gayle and the gang set out to find a killer after local baker Luxen Natolovich is found dead hours before the grand opening weekend at the new Bed and Breakfast in town, Midnight Dragonfly. As Lily Gayle deciphers the clues around Luxen's death she uncovers a conspiracy of lies and half-truths that could very well be tied to a refugee camp in Mississippi during World War II. The deeper Lily Gayle digs the deeper the conspiracy runs and the closer she comes to being the killers next victim.
A 2017 Official Selection in mystery by New Apple Awards. This cozy mystery, Cherry Cake and a Cadaver, from Susan Boles is a new addition to the great southern cozy mystery tradition of Tonya Kappes, Miranda James and Larissa Reinhart.
When Fate brings him back to town to protect her daddy, can they resolve their differences?
Piper McKenzie has a great life. She lives in a plantation home that’s been in the family for generations with her overprotective father and Ham, the family guard dog. She dates, but keeps her broken heart under lock and key. Nobody will ever hurt her again like Ian Elliot did.
Ian “Hawkeye” Elliot lives his lifelong dream of being a Navy Fighter pilot until a busted eardrum clips his wings forever as a pilot. Brotherhood Protectors, Inc. throws him a lifeline working with other retired veterans offering valuable skills honed by military service. Until his latest assignment, nothing shakes him, but this job threatens not only the life of the woman he loves, but also his heart.
Using a visit to his mother as cover, Hawkeye arrives back in town to provide bodyguard services to Piper’s father. His challenge is to keep his charge alive while avoiding the glares and hostility from the girl he left behind. Complicating his job is Ham-the-guard-dog, who hates him.
The question is which is more deadly? Bullets, a mean dog, or emotions? Only time will tell.
It's the Christmas season in Mercy, Mississippi. But things are far from jolly. For Vlad Templeton the sleepy little town where he spent his childhood provides the perfect place to conduct his state funded sleep study. But when the local bank manager, who was participating in the study, is found dead on his doorstep, is it a set up...or is Vlad somehow involved? And what dark secret is Vlad hiding from his childhood friends? Could it be related to the murder? When someone makes an attempt on Lily Gayle's and Dixie's life, the two realize they better move fast....or they might end up sleeping forever.
Winner of the solo medal for best mystery 2017 from New Apple Awards. This cozy mystery, Death at the Midnight Dragonfly, from Susan Boles is a new addition to the great southern cozy mystery tradition of Tonya Kappes, Miranda James and Larissa Reinhart.