Ellie Oberth

Biography

An avid mystery reader, I have been a closet mystery writer for years.

In the meantime, I've held a variety of jobs. Receptionist. Bookkeeper. Day care chef. Travel Agent. Building Manager.

I served as Treasurer (2010 & 2011) for Sisters-in-Crime, Chicagoland Chapter after serving as co-secretary in 2009.

I was a top ten finalist in the 2011 Golden Donut Contest.

The release of my first short story - Who Murdered the Ghost? - is the start of a dream come true.

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Books

From Beyond The Grave
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Series: The Hudson Detective Agency, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,110. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Carl Danby returns to tackle another unusual case. During a séance, a psychic claims the late Samuel Bittner was murdered. With no body to autopsy, Danby relies on his best skill—talking. Tension increases as Samuel’s relatives insist the patriarch died of natural causes. With little physical evidence to process, will Danby discover the truth? 18,444 words; additional material at the end.
Crash Course In Homicide
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,040. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jazz Kincaid is thrust into the lead role of a hit and run case. Pitted against her bosses, the prosecutor and the investigating officer, her only allies are the firm’s spunky paralegal and a private eye. Does the rookie have what it takes to run with the big boys and win her first major trial? Crash Course In Homicide is a light-hearted, fast-paced romp through a courtroom procedure. 18,910 words
Who Murdered the Clown?
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Series: Who Murdered...?, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,560. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Hazel Cartbell and her superior officer, Chief Rasmussen return in the 2nd story of the Who Murdered…? Mystery Series. Andover, New Hampshire's favorite police officers search for the murderer of a clown with the "help" of his troupe. Mama Bella and Sister Marie Catherine once again offer their help in the search for a killer.
The Hudson Agency - Chicago Style
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Series: The Hudson Detective Agency, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00)
Case #1: From the Case Files of the Hudson Agency. Private Eye, Carl Danby tries to stay out of the limelight. Ever since the detective injured his knee on the job, the big boss himself has hinted at Danby’s retirement. Then the Agency is hired by successful Chicago businessman, Benjamin Porter, who has recently been involved in a series of life-threatening accidents. Danby's assigned the case
Who Murdered The Ghost?
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Series: Who Murdered...?, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.67)
Hazel Cartbell and her superior officer, Chief Rasmussen, investigate reports of ghostly sightings and discover a dead body in Old Center Cemetery. Hazel is eager to solve her first murder case. But she can do without the help of the townspeople - especially Sister Marie Catherine.

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Smashwords book reviews by Ellie Oberth

  • Married To Murder on April 01, 2011

    This was a very enjoyable story. Humorous and light-hearted. The dialogue moved along nicely and draws you right into Ella's "blissful" wedding day. I can't wait for more stories from this author.