Coralie Hughes Jensen

Biography

Mystery/historical writer Coralie Hughes Jensen loves to travel. In 2005, Coralie traveled to New Zealand, very interested in how two very different cultured lived together. While living in Europe, she was able to visit and make friends in northern Italy. She visits every country and studies the culture before she locates her novels there.

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Books

Il Pane della Vita
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,440. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Witnesses believe an explosion at a hermitage high in the Tuscan Apennines is a miracle. When a body is not found in the rubble, the Church concludes Brother Pietro, a hermit, must have been propelled into heaven. Though devout, the brother has a secret past. Father Sergio, assistant to the bishop, asks Sister Angela to live among the monks in the monastery and verify the miracle for the Church.
The Pukeko
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,850. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Fallen former New Zealand detective Gideon Cooper has trouble keeping his mouth shut, his ass sober, and his pants zipped. By-the-book John Winks believes his Maori roots make him a better detective. But when the body of a Swedish babe is found in the swamp, the Department teams them up to solve the crime. The pukeko has survived for centuries in the muck. Can this partnership do the same?
Lety's Gift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,940. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Inspirational
Born in a poor fishing village, Sophie Hawkins has a gift. When her mother’s dies, she is left to be raised by a cruel grandmother, a sexually abusive minister, and the sadistic overseers of an orphanage, leading her to a breakdown. Psychiatrist Griffon Fairbourne helps her accept her gift and use it to help others as she ascends to become bishop of the Anglican Diocese in Western Newfoundland.
Winter Harvest
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,490. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Shakers, a sect founded in the 1700s, assumed that sexual abstinence, hard work, and charity, would help them create heaven on earth. Teenage member Lucy Hammond befriends Sarah Bishop, newly indentured to the community. Sarah’s contempt for the strict rules becomes apparent to all except Lucy, but a murder and Lucy’s attraction to a bank detective unsettle the peaceful yet industrious sect.
Passup Point
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,020. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Religious
An isolated village in Labrador hires Jonah Devlin as pastor of their community church. Waitress Gabrielle Pye tries to raise her brothers in Passup’s poor economy, but when the new road opens Passup to the outside world, the government targets her for a past crime. Trying to help, Devlin suddenly faces charges for unspeakable crimes he allegedly committed at a former parish.
L'Oro Verde
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,140. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In the quiet hill country of Italy, Bernardo’s body is discovered propped up against the statue of St. Francis of Assisi in the medieval church where he once served as altar boy. Montriano Police Inspector Alessandro DiMarco asks Sister Angela, local teacher known for her detective work, to help solve the crime. Under pressure by the bishop’s representative to keep the priest and patrons out of the investigation, the nun struggles to understand the victim’s relationship to the powerful families involved in the production of l’oro verde, the region’s famous olive oil; its green gold.

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