Debra Burroughs: One of the Top Ten Writers of Romantic Mysteries You Need To Be Reading
April 2, 2020
Super characters, good storyline, plenty of twists, turns, and surprises.
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Debra Burroughs can be found most days sitting in front of her computer in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, dreaming up and writing about strong women, their relationships with men (good and bad), involved in exciting, mysterious, and romantic situations.
Her characters are rich and the stories are full of compelling suspense and real romance. If you’re looking for stories with real romance that will entertain you, grab your attention, touch your heart, and leave you wanting more, dive into one of her captivating books.
A reluctant homecoming, two men from her past, and a chilling murder to solve…
Home is the last place reporter Jenessa Jones wants to be. It’s been 12 years since the journalist’s father sent her away, and the only thing that could bring her back was the man’s funeral. Assigned to cover a local discovery of human remains near a frighteningly familiar lake house, she is shocked when Logan, her high school love, is named the prime suspect.
Despite her better judgment, Jenessa digs deeper to clear Logan’s name. But when she discovers an old friend named Michael has matured into an arrestingly handsome police officer, she’s torn between the attractive lawman and her feelings of the past. As Jenessa uncovers clues and falls hard for Michael, she fears that leaning into a new love could condemn the old one…
Will Jenessa catch the killer and find her second chance at happiness before a town full of secrets consumes her all over again?
The Lake House Secret is the captivating first book in the Jenessa Jones mystery series. If you like strong-willed heroines, handsome men, and romantic whodunits, you’ll love Debra Burroughs’ engaging novels.
Since reporter Jenessa Jones’ return to her hometown, her romance with Detective Michael Baxter has begun to heat up, which helps when a scandalous murder is uncovered on the local college campus and Jenessa is assigned the front-page story.
Her aunt is named as a prime suspect, compelling Jenessa to find the real killer in order to keep her family member from going to prison. As she follows the trail of clues, Jenessa’s investigation puts her life in grave danger.
Can Detective Baxter capture the murderer and save the woman he loves?
Or will Jenessa have to save herself?
She wants answers. He wishes he didn’t want her.
Can they stave off a killer long enough to give love a second chance?
Emily had lost her P.I. husband unexpectedly. Now suspicious clues are starting to surface. To pay the mounting bills and solve his cold-case murder, she dives headfirst into the family business. When she takes on her first case, Emily’s biggest obstacle is the sexy cop who refuses to back down.
Detective Colin Andrews catches killers to forget his tragic past. When a pretty P.I. doubts his hunch about a murderer, he can’t close the case or get the gorgeous rival off his mind. But if he’s not careful, his budding feelings may prove to be a fatal distraction.
If you like your sleuths feisty, fun, and female, you’ll love private-eye Emily Parker!
The Scent of Lies is Book 1 in the Paradise Valley romantic cozy mystery series by New York Times bestselling author Debra Burroughs. The characters are captivating, the intrigue is juicy, there’s a splash of humor, and the romance is sizzling but clean. Absolutely unputdownable series!
P.I. Emily Parker and sexy police detective Colin Andrews are back, along with their close circle of friends, for another exciting and dangerous murder mystery with a thrilling dose of sweet romance.
Emily is fighting to clear a friend, who is the prime murder suspect, while Colin is working to put him in jail.
The challenge is this – can they do their jobs, find the truth, keep from tearing their friendships apart while protecting their newlywed bliss–all without getting themselves killed?