Susan LaDue

Biography

Susan LaDue is an author and freelance writer living in central MA. Before becoming a professional writer, she was a tenured professor at the University of MA, then a human resources manager at a Fortune 100 company. She graduated Yale University with a Ph.D in French, and has lived and worked in Paris, New York, Boston, and San Francisco.

She has published a fictionalized memoir, "The Veranda", as well as the Kristen Maroney Mysteries. All are available on amazon.com under "Books, Susan LaDue".

Susan is an unrepentant dog lover. In addition to her writing, she owns The Doggie Den, a dog daycare and grooming facility in which she was the working manager for 13 years. She still lives and writes with her dogs beside her.

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Books

Tropical Arms
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,360. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tropical boutique owner Kristen Maroney is recovering from a broken leg and the last thing she wants is more drama in her life. But her faithful friend and neighbor needs her to make an inquiry and she doesn’t feel she can say no. Little does she know that a simple computer search will lead to carrying a loaded handgun to protect herself from vicious traffickers who are hot on her trail.
Tropical Scam
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,760. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In the Caribbean, summer is a time of too much heat and not enough money. Boutique owner Kristen Maroney struggles to sell off inventory when a friend tells her a young bride has fallen prey to a shady real estate deal. Intending only to, Kristen uncovers an international fraud ring that has bilked unsuspecting customers of millions. Before she can figure things out, her life hangs in the balance.
Tropical Vice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It's high tourist season in the Caribbean and boutique owner Kristen Maroney spends her days working, except for stolen moments with her casino manager boyfriend. But alas, January snowbirds are descending, and her assistant Belinda is acting surly, alienating customers. A simple "What's wrong?" draws Kristen into the treacherous world of child sex trafficking and the fat white men who use it.
Tropial Greed: A Kristen Maroney Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tourist season is waning in the Caribbean town of Placencia, and boutique owner Kristen Maroney looks forward to a rest. She accepts her friend Claire's invitation to a beach party, only to find that Claire intends to use the gathering to educate people about the plight of sea turtles. Kristen gets hooked on the cause, and suddenly finds herself in hand to hand combat with some very evil men.
Tropical Temptation: A Kristen Maroney Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Boutique owner Kristen Maroney is living the good life in the tropics. She dates a hot casino manager, buys designer beach wear from the best collections, lunches with friends, and watches TV with her Labrador retriever. But all that changes when she starts asking questions about her friend Amelia's husband, who has started acting strangely.
Four Seasons Dog Care: What Dog Owners Should Do as the Seasons Change
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
As each season gives way to the next, your dog's needs change, and if you don't pay attention to the right things, life can get complicated. For example, fall is a time when people change the antifreeze in their vehicles, so you need to look out for polluted puddles from which your dog might drink.
The Veranda
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: American English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Veranda is a beautifully crafted view of a complicated life from the vantage point of middle age. A woman has hunkered down in a modest retreat that's perched on a hillside in the Central American jungle. Fortified by her unshakable belief that all complexity can be understood if one thinks and writes enough about it, she spends every day on her veranda striving to gain perspective on the hodg

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