Baby Boomer Mysteries
New. Just Launched Fall 2014
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The First in the Series
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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 Boomers:  Retirement Can Be Murder,   Moving Can Be Murder, Marriage Can Be Murder, Class Reunions Can Be Murder.

The latest in the Baby Boomer Mystery series, Funerals Can Be Murder
 
All 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.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Latest Reviews

Thanks for the warm reception from readers and reviewers to the newest in the Baby Boomer Mysteries series. Currently working hard on book six, Second Honeymoons Can Be Murder.

"Funerals Can Be Murder is a fun and lighthearted mystery....Susan Santangelo has quickly jumped to the top of my favorite author list."     --Readers' Favorite  

"I love this series! With Funerals Can Be Murder, author Susan Santangelo has done it again -- successfully mixed the challenges of aging boomers into a stew with hilarious events, winning characters and nimble storytelling."      --  Barbara Ross, author, Maine Clambake Mysteries

"With the fifth in the Carol and Jim Andrews Baby Boomer Mystery series, Funerals Can be Murder, Santangelo doesn't let up the pace or the humor on this one."   --  Kaye George, author, Death in the Time of Ice 

 

 

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Funerals Can Be Murder Now Available on Amazon.com for Preorder
Funerals Can Be Murder will have its national launch on October 7 by Suspense Publishing. Preorder on Amazon Kindle now.
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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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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. 
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