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"Really liked this book, interesting to watch Nora Brady grow and change. Looking forward to knowing more about her. Good story."
ONCOLOGY: Cancer Treatment Can Be Murder

Nora Brady left the sheriff’s department when a personal tragedy leads her to re-evaluate her life. She takes a job in the oncology clinic at Harrison Hospital, where she has been a per-diem nurse for many years. When it’s discovered that a patient who had been treated in the clinic dies while on a cruise, but an autopsy reveals no evidence of cancer, Nora and her friends are left to wonder if he was the only victim. Unwilling to alert the perpetrators, Nora and the team covertly explore the who and why of such a deplorable scheme.



Elle O’Connell thought she had finally found the perfect home for herself after years of renovating the dream houses of her many clients. Her friends now question whether she owns this house on Dunbar Lane, or if the house owns her. Changes in Elle’s appearance began when she bought the house and her friends were pleased—a nice change from the ponytail and her usual jeans and work boots. But it was Elle’s occasional lapse into a haughty British accent that most disturbed her friends. And it was a death at Elle’s house that most puzzled law enforcement. Was it possible Elle was involved? Or was this even Elle? And who is Helena?


"I purchased the paperback version and once I picked it up, I couldn't put it down. I loved the cast of characters and the way they interacted with one another throughout the story. I also enjoyed some of the familiarity to the area I currently live in. I have also experienced some paranormal encounters throughout my life, so I love a good paranormal story that isn't over the top with an unrelatable plot. I so enjoyed this book and look forward to reading more from this author."

"This book was a gift and as soon as I saw the title I was hooked!!! I have lived in a haunted house and experienced the paranormal. M.E. Roche does NOT disappoint with this novel! The author has achieved that excellence of writing where you are drawn in and must turn the page, chapter after chapter. I didn't want it to end!!"
A Haunting
"I have read the author's previous books and have enjoyed the way the main character has matured with each book becoming a complex, capable woman. The setting is wonderfully described and makes you wish you were there! The characters were well developed, fascinating, and believable. Loved the story!"


It is in the early morning hours on a rainy night, when the sound of gunshots is reported by a trawler crossing the bar from the bay into the ocean. Nora Brady, a detective with the Jefferson County Sheriff's department, is called to the south spit--that remote strip of land separating the Pacific Ocean from Williams Bay. Three murder victims, with no apparent connection, have been discovered near a lone campsite.

The subsequent investigation by Nora and her partner, Sam Duffy, provide a number of suspects, but each one seems to lack sufficient motive. Their investigation involves the full spectrum of local life--from the seedier areas of town to those in the most affluent, in which the recently deceased Terence Markam appears to have been a major force.

Hostility, greed, jealousy  or the desire to protect a loved one seems to drive each of the suspects to act. The outcome of those actions leave one to wonder if everything has ended as it should.

"Nora Brady describes her nursing skillset this way. “I was good at sizing up a situation quickly, getting the right person to the right place, starting IV’s, and staying calm. Most of those skills translated to my other life as well.” Her other life happens to be that of a homicide detective. And she puts those skills to good use in The South Spit Murders. A suspenseful mystery with an intriguing heroine, this book will keep you turning the pages."
South Spit Murders
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