Cove Mysteries Book 1
Debbie De Louise
Cozy Mystery, Romantic Suspense
librarian Alicia Fairmont needs answers…
her husband is killed in a hit and run accident, Alicia travels
upstate to his hometown of Cobble Cove, New York, hoping to locate
his estranged family and shed light on his mysterious past.
Anticipating staying only a weekend, her visit is extended when she
accepts a job at the town’s library.
stretch decades into the past… Assisted by handsome newspaper
publisher and aspiring novelist, John McKinney, Alicia discovers a
connection between her absent in-laws and a secret John’s father
has kept for over sixty years. But her investigation is interrupted
when she receives word her house has burned and arson is suspected,
sending her rushing back to Long Island, accompanied by John.
in Cobble Cove, cryptic clues are uncovered…
Alicia returns, she finds a strange diary, confiscated letters, and a
digital audio device containing a recording made the day her husband
was killed. Anonymous notes warn Alicia to leave town, but she can’t
turn her back on the mystery—or her attraction to John. As the
pieces begin to fall into place, evidence points to John’s
involvement in her husband’s accident.
past and present threaten to collide, and Alicia confronts her fears…
Has she fallen in love with her husband’s killer?
A Rock and a Hard Place
Cove Mysteries Book 2
years ago, Alicia discovered both a terrible truth and lasting love
with John McKinney in the small town of Cobble Cove, New York. Now a
busy mother of twin babies and co-author of a mystery series, Alicia
couldn’t be happier.
contentment and safety are challenged…
home alone from the library, Alicia senses someone following her, and
on more than one occasion, she believes she is being watched. Does
she have a stalker? When the local gift shop is burglarized, the
troubling event causes unrest among Alicia and the residents of the
John’s sister offers to babysit while she and John take a
much-needed vacation in New York City, Alicia is reluctant to leave
her children because of the disturbances in Cobble Cove. John assures
her the town is safe in the hands of Sheriff-elect Ramsay. Although
Alicia’s experience with and dislike of the former Long Island
detective don’t alleviate her concern, she and John take their
faces her worst nightmare…
McKinneys’ vacation is cut short when they learn their babies have
been kidnapped and John’s sister shot. Alicia and John’s
situation puts them between a rock and a hard place when the main
suspect is found dead before the ransom is paid. In order to save
their children, the McKinneys race against the clock to solve a
mystery more puzzling than those found in their own books. Can they
do it before time runs out?
Cove Mysteries Book 3
De Louise is an award-winning author and a reference librarian at a
public library on Long Island. She is a member of Sisters-in-Crime,
International Thriller Writers, and the Cat Writer’s Association.
She has a BA in English and an MLS in Library Science from Long
Island University. Her three published novels include Cloudy Rainbow,
A Stone's Throw, and Between a Rock and a Hard Place (Solstice
Publishing, 2016) that has been on the Amazon bestseller list for
cozy mysteries. Debbie has also written articles and short stories
for several anthologies of various genres. Her third Cobble Cove
mystery, Written in Stone, will be published Spring, 2017. She lives
on Long Island with her husband, daughter, and two cats.
McDonald brings order to messy situations. But when a good friend
becomes a murder suspect, surviving the chaos is one tall task . . .
thinks she has what it takes to help friends Jason and Stephen
unclutter their large Victorian in time for its scheduled renovation.
But before she can fill a single bin with unused junk, Jason leaves
for Texas on an emergency business trip, Stephen’s injured mastiff
limps home—and Stephen himself lands in jail for murder. Someone
killed the owner of a local Chinese restaurant and stuffed him in the
freezer. Stephen, caught at the crime scene covered in blood, is the
number one suspect. Now Maggie must devise a strategy to sort through
secrets and set him free—before she’s tossed into permanent
storage next . . .
McDonald Mystery series, has lived in five states and two countries.
Traveling to other locations, she’s discovered that what seems
normal in the high-tech heartland can seem decidedly odd to the rest
of the country. A big fan of irony, serendipity, diversity, and
quirky intelligence tempered with gentle humor, Mary strives to bring
these elements into her writing, although her characters tend to take
these elements to a whole new level. She’s a member of Sisters in
Crime, Mystery Writers of America, and National Association of
Professional Organizers. Mary is a Smith College graduate with a
degree in Sociology. She lives in Northern California with her
husband, near the homes of their two adult offspring.