Baby Boomer Mysteries

The Newest in the Series

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Baby Boomer Mysteries. 

This series takes a light-hearted look at issues facing the 76 million members of the Baby Boomer generation:

Retirement Can Be Murder,  Moving Can Be Murder,  Marriage Can Be Murder,  Class Reunions Can Be Murder,  Funerals Can Be Murder,  Second Honeymoons Can Be Murder,  Dieting Can Be Murder, In-Laws Can Be Murder, Politics Can Be Murder, Mistletoe Can Be Murder.

The Newest Baby Boomer Mystery, Mistletoe Can Be Murder
Carol Andrews is planning her grandson CJ's first Christmas down to the last detail. What she didn't plan for is a furnace fiasco, the unexpected appearance of CJ's Other Grandmother, Margo, and her new boyfriend, a family feud, a stolen credit card, and murder. When Margo's boyfriend becomes the police's chief suspect, Carol is forced to add crime-solving to her holiday to-do list before Santa can come down the chimney.
In Any Election Year, Politics Can Be Murder
Carol eagerly signs on to manage the election campaign of a new female political candidate. But when the always nosy Carol goes beyond her job description and starts asking too many questions, she discovers that politics can be a murky world of hidden secrets, greed, and murder. Available on Amazon from Suspense Publishing.
Baby Boomer Mystery #8, In-Laws Can Be Murder
Two grandmothers, Carol and Margo, clash over a long-awaited first grandchild. But, after Margo thinks she's committed a murder (and then vanishes), Carol must step in and crack the case before the police get involved. Also available on Amazon from Suspense Publishing, In-Laws Can Be Murder.
All books by Susan Santangelo are on and other publishing sites, in traditional print and electronic formats. Check out her author page on Amazon here
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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 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 and in selected independent bookstores. The electronic version is also available on Nook and other e-book sites.
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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 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.

As the series continues, 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 Susan: 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, International Thriller Writers, and the Cape Cod Writers Center, and divide my time between Florida and Cape Cod, MA. I share my life with husband Joe and English cocker spaniels, Boomer and Lilly. 
Check out Retirement Can Be Murder, Moving Can Be Murder, Marriage Can Be Murder, Class Reunions Can Be Murder, Funerals Can Be Murder, Second Honeymoons Can Be Murder and Dieting Can Be Murder, all on
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