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         Hi, I'm Susan Paré and welcome to my website. I started writing mystery novels in 2015 at the age of 76. I now have 21 novels and 1 short story published on Amazon. My books are easy reading and fun. I love to leave my readers saying, "I didn't see that coming" and a lot - really, a lot - of them do just that. My books are listed below and you can read a short synopsis and excerpt for each book by clicking on the cover pictures.

         Please take a moment and look around my site. Check out my reviews - I'm proud to say that the majority of them are 5 star reviews. 

         I'd love it if you'd subscribe to my reader's list (you can do that at bottom of page) or contact me with your questions and comments.

Maggie's Revenge - Book Two

A Silver Fox Crossing Mystery

The Farmhouse - Book One

A Silver Fox Crossing Mystery

Where the Hell is Harry?- Book Three

A Silver Fox Crossing Mystery

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      Chief Mike Callas is worried. A developer has bought Jake Farmer’s farm and is about to tear down the buildings. There’s a body out there and Callas doesn’t want it found. 

     Forensics that are found at the murder scene of a local man leads Callas to the doorstep of the local priest.  Read More


Chief Michael Callas enjoys being the Chief of Police in Silver Fox Crossing. It’s a quiet little town (don’t blink as you drive through or you’ll miss it) and nothing much happens there. In fact, it’s so small that being a cop is his part-time job.    Read More 

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The Sheriff "Cowboy" Berkson Mystery Trilogy

Three Books in One


The Finger

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        Cassie's Cookies                         The Twisted Tree                        The Box House                                                                             Triangle                      

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Amazon Reviw of The Finger by Chuck Wilson

5.0 out of 5 stars Murder with Smiles

Reviewed in the United States on July 17, 2021

Verified Purchase

The Finger had me laughing over murder and the ensuing cover up. I know. It seems strange to use laughing and murder in the same sentence. The book had me quickly turning pages, finished reading in one sitting. Apparently, cats like finger food, too. 😂

     The Proof is in            Red, White and Blue     She Never Stopped                  Red                   the Pudding                                                              Talking

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In 2014, I wrote a short book for my family about growing up in the ‘40s and ‘50s, called “Blueberries and Bears and my Brother’s Shoes.”  I wanted my boys to know what life was like when I was growing up. My family enjoyed it and encouraged me to continue writing. I didn’t need much encouragement.  I had the writing bug. So, I decided to try my hand at writing fiction. Although, a little concerned about not having a formal education in writing, I gave it a go. And, a new career was born.

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How it all began.

Blueberries and ears and My Brother's Shoes

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   A Most Unusual             The House On              The Mayors's Son           Willerton Woods

        Murder                     Ludington Street

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 What's Behind the         Let's Play Autopsy         Crossing Sydney                 Cowtown

    Screen Door

Three Book Sheriff "Cowboy" Berkson Myster Series

Review of - The House on Ludington Street  by John F. Haase

5.0 out of 5 stars WOW ! What a riveting (and memory-shaking) story !!!    Verified Purchase

It's amazing. Susan took memories from a small (and rather boring) mid-western town and turned it into a riveting and memory-shaking story. Being from the same town, I recognized all the landmarks and, with some imagination, characters even though the names were slightly altered (with good reason). Whitey was correctly rendered, including his personality. I LOVED IT !! Can't wait for the hinted-at sequel. Thank you Susan. 

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         Don't Smother                             A Bed Week in                        Floating Face Down

           Your Mother                                    Hollister

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