Lorena McCourtney - An Author of Christian Mysteries


Dying To Read - Lorena McCourtney

NEWS: "DYING TO READ," Book #1 in the Cate Kinkaid Files mystery series, recently hit the New York Times E-Book Bestseller list!


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Dolled Up To Die


Book #2 in the Cate Kinkaid Files series, "DOLLED UP TO DIE" is available now in both print and e-book form.

When Cate responds to a frantic call about a triple homicide, she finds the victims aren't exactly what she expects. Now she has a new rule to add to those she's learning as an assistant private investigator: always check to find out if the victims actually have human DNA. Because these three do not. Although another victim quickly turns up, and this very dead ex-husband has a full quota of human DNA.

And Cate is off on another rollicking adventure involving a beautiful trophy wife, a woman who claims she can reveal your past lives, and hunky Mitch Berenski, who is having serious doubts about Cate as a PI. Oh yes - there's a killer in there too.

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Dying To Read - Lorena McCourtney


Cate, desperate for a job, goes to work as an assistant private investigator for her Uncle Joe's Belmont Investigations. Her first assignment is supposed to be easy and uncomplicated, no danger or mayhem, definitely no murder. All she needs to do is make certain a woman named Willow Bishop is living at a certain address. Instead, she finds herself up to elbows in Whodunit ladies, a paint-blobbed hunk, a deaf white cat - and killers!

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Whirlpool - Lorena McCourtney THE JULESBURG MYSTERIES are now available on Kindle!

The woman who stole Stefanie Canfield's husband is dead. Stefanie is accused of killing her. Did she do it? She isn't certain!
Book #1 in the Julesberg Mystery Series

"WHIRLPOOL is a satisfying read appropriate for inspirational as well as mainstream readers, coming very highly recommended." ~ Cindy Penn WordWeaving

WHIRLPOOL is available on Kindle for $2.99.
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It is also available on the Nook for $2.99
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Riptide - Lorena McCourtney

Sarah and building contractor Nick Nordahl are swept into a riptide of danger that reveals a shocking secret about quiet Julesburg. Book #2 in the Julesberg Mystery Series.

RIPTIDE is available on Kindle for $2.99
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Undertow - Lorena McCourtney

Angie Harrison flees a glamorous life as a New York model to come to Julesburg and finds herself facing both the town's old mysteries and her own buried secrets.

UNDERTOW is available on Kindle for $2.99
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Andi McConnell and her limousine are back!

After reading the first book in the Andi McConnell Mysteries series, Your Chariot Awaits, many readers have written to ask if there would be more books about Andi. So here she is, in Here Comes the Ride.

Christian Mysteries by Lorena McCourtney

Andi's new limousine service is humming along nicely, and now she has a five-day, live-in gig transporting the wedding party and Hollywood guests at what is being called "the wedding of the century." There’s the groom with cell phone welded to his ear. The bride who suspects she’ll be murdered at the ceremony. The over-the-hill, movie star stepmother with an ambitious agenda of her own, plus blackmail, betrayal, and enough hot hostility and competition to melt that life-sized ice sculpture of the bride and groom.

There is also murder..

Along with chasing down a killer, Andi is trying to figure out her relationship with God and testing the limits of her aging anatomy with a skateboard. Plus the complication of her relationship with Keegan “Fitz” Fitzpatrick, the guy who is living proof that some men really do age like fine wine.

Like most killers, this one objects to being brought to justice. Will Andi wind up with more bullet holes in her limo, or even in her?

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Here Comes the Ride is available on both Kindle and Nook for $3.99.

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HERE COMES THE RIDE is also now available in a large-print, hardcover edition. These editions are intended mostly for libraries, but you can:
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Or perhaps you could suggest that your library buy it.

If you haven't already read the first book in this Christian mysteries series, Your Chariot Awaits, it is available in both print and Kindle versions.

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Searching For Stardust - Lorena McCourtney

SEARCHING FOR STARDUST, out of print for some time now, is now available on Kindle.

Jan Hilliard is on an isolated forest trail in the middle of nowhere for one reason only, to learn the truth about her son's death. Suicide, accident - or murder? The last person she expects - or wants - to encounter is the ex-husband whose fierce ambition and betrayal destroyed their marriage.

Jan wants nothing to do with Mark. Even as she realizes he's still interested in her, and, worse, realizes she also feels an unwanted tug of attraction for him, she's skeptical of his new Christian faith. Skeptical about God as well. But she realizes she needs his help and expertise to learn the truth about their son and reluctantly joins forces with him.

Their search takes an unexpected twist when a name leaps out of their son's journal. Stardust! Stardust, with lupine-blue eyes, mysterious as the journal itself. Who is she? Where is she? What does she know about their son's death? And can she be carrying Jan's only hope for a grandchild?

Yet when Stardust does burst into their lives, she brings fear as well as hope, and as many questions as answers. Questions about faith and love, the past and the future. And the ominous realization that Stardust holds a dangerous control over their lives and future.

You can take a look at the Kindle book, priced at $2.99, at http://amazon.com/dp/B004OA6FF6/

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Invisible by Lorena McCourtney is now available on Kindle!

INVISIBLE, Book #1 in the Ivy Malone Mysteries series, is temporarily available as a free Kindle download. You can check it out at: http://www.Amazon.com/dp/B002B3YBZO.

Ivy is my older character who is dismayed to find that she seems to have aged into invisibility - but that this can be a very handy asset for a sleuth. (See a full description of the book in the "Earlier Pages" section of this website.) The other three books in this Christian Mysteries Series, IN PLAIN SIGHT, ON THE RUN, and STRANDED are also available on Kindle now, at the regular prices.

In Plain Sight         On the Run         Stranded - A Christian Mystery

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Your Chariot Awaits

Your Chariot Awaits
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Downsized from her job.
Dumped by her boyfriend.
Depressed by her upcoming birthday.

It's been a bad week for Andi McConnell, and now, worst of all, is the Dead Body in her newly acquired limousine. Andi has never had any interest in being a sleuth, but, with her own name high on the list of suspects, she knows she'd better do something before the murder is pinned on her.

Enter Keegan "Fitz" Fitzpatrick, former TV detective, very interested in the case - and in Andi. As they work together to solve the crime, one big question becomes vitally important: are those windows in her limo really bulletproof?

YOUR CHARIOT AWAITS was named the Mystery "Book of the Year" by the American Christian Fiction Writers in 2008. It was also a finalist in the 2008 Daphne du Maurier Mystery/Suspense awards.

YOUR CHARIOT AWAITS is published by Thomas Nelson, ISBN-13 978-1-59554-270-3.

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