R.E. Donald

Biography

R.E. Donald is the author of the Hunter Rayne Highway Mysteries series. Ruth worked in the transportation industry in various capacities for over 25 years and draws on her own experiences in creating the characters and situations in her novels.

Ruth attended the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., where she studied languages (Russian, French and German) and creative writing to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree. She currently lives on a ranch in the Cariboo region of, B.C. She and her partner, a French Canadian cowboy named Gilbert Roy, enjoy their Canadian Horses (Le Cheval Canadien) and other animals.

Mysteries by R.E. Donald in the Hunter Rayne highway mystery series:
- - - Slow Curve on the Coquihalla
- - - Ice on the Grapevine
- - - Sea to Sky
- - - Sundown on Top of the World

Sea to Sky is now also available in a German language edition. Translation by Ingrid K├Ânemann-Yarnell.

Please visit proudhorsepublishing.com or redonald.com for information on new releases.

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Books

Sundown on Top of the World
Series: The Hunter Rayne Highway Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,840. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015 by Proud Horse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Former homicide investigator Hunter Rayne finds himself in the Yukon, where he had been stationed as a rookie cop. While his Freightliner awaits repairs, he takes a side trip to bush Alaska where a chance meeting with a young woman gets him re-involved in a baffling cold case he'd investigated 25 years before. He's reminded that the northern wilderness shows a brutal indifference to human life.
White Liners
Price: Free! Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Proud Horse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Love a good mystery? Three short stories introduce the three main characters from R.E. Donald’s Highway Mysteries series, traditional mysteries featuring Hunter Rayne, a former homicide detective turned long haul truck driver. Meet these three characters for free and if you like spending time with them, you might just have found yourself a favorite new mystery series.
Sea to Sky
Series: The Hunter Rayne Highway Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,520. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Proud Horse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A dead man rides the chairlift on Whistler Mountain. Former homicide detective Hunter Rayne expects to have a pleasant weekend of skiing at the world famous resort with an attractive female acquaintance. Instead, he finds himelf the prime suspect in a chilling murder and has no choice but to get involved in the investigation to clear his name. This is the third novel in the Highway Mystery series.
Ice on the Grapevine
Series: The Hunter Rayne Highway Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,020. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011 by Proud Horse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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On a warm July morning in L.A. County, a frozen corpse turns up at a highway brake check just south of the Grapevine Pass. Ex-homicide detective Hunter Rayne, who now drives an eighteen wheeler, is persuaded by his irascible dispatcher, Elspeth Watson, to help two fellow truck drivers arrested for the murder. "Whodunit addicts will not be disappointed." Finalist for a 2012 Global Ebook Award!
Slow Curve on the Coquihalla
Series: The Hunter Rayne Highway Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,490. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011 by Proud Horse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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When a respected truck driver, owner of a family trucking business, is found dead in his truck down a steep embankment along a treacherous mountain highway, his distraught daughter wants to know why he died. Hunter Rayne, a fellow trucker and retired RCMP detective, feels compelled to help her find the answer. When the answer is murder, he finds himself on a collision course with dangerous men.

R.E. Donald's tag cloud

alaska    british columbia    california    canada    complex    crime    highway    homicide    mountie    mounties    murder    mystery    mystery series    rcmp    ski    traditional    traditional mystery    truck    trucker    trucking    whistler    whodunit    yukon