An introduction to the River Bend Chronicles series, you will encounter fascinating characters, three murders, a marriage, and the beginning of a romance between Lynn and a detective known as Dusty. The story takes place over several weeks from May to August.....
This second entry in the popular River Bend Chronicles gives us a growing relationship between Lynn Powers and police detective Dusty Reid -- along with two murders. It begins with a battered woman being taken to the local woman’s shelter, and Lynn recognizing her as a potential donor to the River Bend Philanthropies. What’s going on in this peaceful little town?
In this third book in the River Bend Chronicles, Lynn Powers, a fortyish widow with a teenage son, continues to build her new life in River Bend. It’s two weeks before Christmas and the holiday season is going full tilt -- except for Lynn and her son.
This story weaves through the Christmas holidays and the bodies start to pile up.
In this fourth book in the River Bend Chronicles, Lynn Powers and Dusty Reid have broken off their engagement to the consternation of both families. But Lynn gets drawn into a murder that requires Dusty’s intervention. Two actors are found dead in two days. During the investigation, Dusty pleads with Lynn to elope, but the killer has other plans for Lynn. Murder and marriage; what a combination!
Jason is a victim of a fight in the park and is thrown into a fishing boat and set adrift on the river. Dusty organizes a search for the youngster. During this hectic period, Sean Hennessey returns to River Bend to claim his inheritance. Sean becomes a suspect in Dusty’s investigation. Lynn is injured in a truck accident. And sons reconcile with their parents. A typical happenstance in River Bend.
Sonny Bosco, one of the actors who came to River Bend for a community project last spring, stayed to die. She is surrounded by friends to help her passage. A sick child is also facing death as his mother, an environmental attorney, and her team investigate water quality issues on the river. An environmentalists is murdered at the same time detectives find another body. River Bend at its best.
This holiday season in River Bend includes family gatherings, snowmobile races, and a little romance. And murder. Lynn Powers and her family begin celebrations for Christmas with the first big party, Dusty’s birthday. However, on Christmas Day Dusty is called to a murder scene where a young man is found dead in his bathtub. And Pam finds a hit-and-run victim, is she under suspicion?
Renee Kumor enthralls readers of her popular romance series -- The River Bend Chronicles -- drawing them into the lives and loves of the inhabitants of this all-too-familiar small town. This volume includes the first four books in this delightful series: Small Town Secrets, Taking A Chance, ‘Tis the Season, and An Act of Charity.