Baby Boomer Mysteries
New. Just Launched Summer 2013
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Welcome to the world of Baby Boomer Mysteries.

This is a series of cozies that takes a light-hearted look at issues facing the 76 million members of the fastest growing market segment in the country, the Baby Boomer generation. Retirement Can Be Murder, Moving Can Be Murder, Marriage Can Be Murder and Class Reunions Can Be Murder.

All four books by Susan Santangelo are available on Amazon.com in traditional print and electronic formats.
Please visit www.Amazon.com and search for Susan Santangelo. Thank you.

Friday, January 31, 2014

Age of the Boomers

2014 is the year when the last of the baby boom generation turns 50. The 76 million boomers born between 1946 and 1964 have changed the world in many ways. To mark the occasion, AARP has launched a year-long celebration called Boomers@50+

With a humorous look at life-changing milestones this generation is facing, the Baby Boomer Mysteries show a fictional couple grappling with retirement, marriage of their grown children, a class reunion as well as moving and downsizing. Stay tuned for another book in the series to be published later this year.

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Sunday, January 12, 2014

Midwest Book Review says

With her Baby Boomer Mystery series, author Susan Santangelo documents her undeniable storytelling talents. "Class Reunions Can Be Murder: Every Wife Has A Story" is an especially well crafted and entertaining mystery that plays fair with the reader every step of the way. For those of whom this would be their first encounter with this outstanding series, they are highly recommended to seek out the three previous titles: "Retirement Can Be Murder: Every Wife Has a Story," Moving Can Be Murder: Every Wife Has A Story," and Marriage Can Be Murder: Every Wife Has A Story."

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Sunday, October 20, 2013

About the new Class Reunions Can Be Murder, Reader Favorite published this review: "The clear but deft writing style and the witty dialogue make the reading fun from start to finish. Class Reunions Can Be Murder is a cozy mystery but the clever plot with the unexpected twists is on par with the much heavier mystery novels that I have read before. I absolutely love the hilarious yet astute sayings at the start of each chapter....Overall, a superb novel. Author Susan Santangelo is a true gem in the mystery and baby boomer genre."
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Monday, May 30, 2011

Moving Can Be Murder Now on Kindle
Moving Can Be Murder, second in a series of Baby Boomer Mysteries by Susan Santangelo, is now available on Kindle, as well as in print at Amazon.com. It will be coming soon on Nook and other electronic versions. Retirement Can Be Murder, the first in the series, continues to be available in electronic and print versions at Amazon.com and in selected independent bookstores. The electronic version is also available on Nook and other e-book sites.
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Sunday, May 1, 2011

Just Launched, Moving Can Be Murder.
Second in the series, Moving Can Be Murder, is now available on Amazon. 

Baxter's Restaurant overlooking Hyannis Harbor, was packed with people from several states joining author Susan Santangelo for a book launch party. A portion of the proceeds from the event was donated to Cape Cod Hospital Cuda Women's Health Center.

Meanwhile, Retirement Can Be Murder is also available on Amazon, Kindle and Nook.

Thanks to the many loyal readers.
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Since January 1, 2006, Baby Boomers like me are turning 60 at the rate of 8,000 a day, and coming face to face with how to define, and re-define, our “golden” years. Being part of this national phenomenon inspired me to write this mystery series.The first book, Retirement Can Be Murder, tackles the potential emotional impact of retirement on a typical Baby Boomer couple, Jim and Carol Andrews.
Carol dreads Jim's impending retirement more than a root canal without Novocain. She can't imagine anything worse than an at-home husband with time on his hands and nothing to fill it -- except interfering the day-to-day activities of their houshold and driver her crazy. Until her plans to stall Jim's retirement result in her husband being suspected of murdering his retirement coach.

Now that book one, two, three and four in the series are out, I'm doing lots of author talks and signings. The stories other wives have shared with me about their husbands' retirement have been both funny and poignant. I'm thrilled to say that Retirement Can Be Murder has gotten terrific reviews. Midwest Book Review calls it "an entertaining and lighthearted read from a real pro. The Baby Boomer mysteries promise to be as germane as 'Murder She Wrote.' It would make a great television series." And Booklist says, "We'll look forward to more Boomer mysteries in the years to come....Pure fun."  
 
A little about me: I've been a feature writer, drama critic, and editor for daily and weekly newspapers and magazines in the New York metropolitan area, including a stint at Cosmopolitan magazine. I'm a member of Sisters in Crime and the Cape Cod Writers Center, and divide my time between the Connecticut shoreline and Cape Cod, MA. I share my life with My Personal Beloved, husband Joe, and three English cocker spaniels: Tillie, Tucker and Lucy. 
Ordering Retirement Can Be Murder, Moving Can Be Murder, Marriage Can Be Murder and the latest Class Reunions Can Be Murder: go to Amazon.com, read reviews and order a copy for yourself. 
To schedule an appearance or other question, please contact:

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Author Susan Santangelo

ssantangelo@aol.com

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