Renae Janecek


An Elinore Dullard Mystery
Children's librarian Elinore Dullard is saddled with a grouchy ghost companion. The unlikely duo solve mysteries in the Chicago area.
Spectral Speculation
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Short Diner Mysteries
A cozy mystery writer and her best friend solve mysteries in a small Texas town.
Toast and Strangled Eggs
Price: $0.99 USD.
French Toasted
Price: $0.99 USD.
Silk Pie Stocking
Price: $0.99 USD.


Spectral Speculation
Series: An Elinore Dullard Mystery. Pre-release—available February 29, 2024. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Elinore Dullard's routine life twists unexpectedly when she picks up a dog-eared book by the late Adrean Denzin. Handling the dusty tome rouses the grouchy writer's ghost—who demands she investigate his death. The unlikely duo need to get on the same page in order to solve the case before the killer strikes again. Murder is on the books, and this time it could be Elinore checking out for good...
Silk Pie Stocking
Series: Short Diner Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,980. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
This is a Christmas holiday anthology: A COZY CREW CHRISTMAS ANTHOLOGY Three Christmas-themed mysteries stocked full of surprises! Who Murdered the Holiday Spirit? (The 3rd Hazel Cartbell mystery) by Ellie Oberth; Silk Pie Stocking (The 3rd Short Diner mystery) by Renae Janecek and St. James’s Stocking (The 8th Ella Westin mystery) by Jennifer Oberth
French Toasted
Series: Short Diner Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,810. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Life in the little diner is flipped upside down when Lia is whisked into another investigation. Agatha Maine, fellow writers' group member, implores Lia to dig into the strange death of her nephew. Sticky situations ensue with conflicting witness statements, an exasperated macho detective and a killer looking to squash probing questions.
Toast and Strangled Eggs
Series: Short Diner Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,550. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
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When the body of the grumpy town blackmailer is discovered behind Lia’s family diner, her father becomes the prime suspect. Now Lia and her best friend need to sift through the eccentric locals to find the real killer. Can they solve the case before the culprit dishes out another serving of murder? Because this time it’s Lia’s name on the menu…
Color Me Blue
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,660. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Coming of age
This is a summer of loss and revelations that will change Sunny’s life forever. Sunny is a colorful, artsy sixteen-year-old dealing with the loss of her parents. Stumbling upon her mother’s secret box, Sunny begins to question everything she knew about her parents. Can Sunny maintain her vibrant personality while navigating the ups and downs of being a teenager and discovering the real truth?
Discovering Tess
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,220. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Tess is invisible—and not the cool superpowers kind. No one can remember her name, including the gorgeous, unattainable Dean Thomason. But that's about to change when a misunderstanding launches Tess into instant popularity—and Dean's affections. But when Tess's popularity comes crashing down around her, will her quirky friends and family be able to show Tess how perfect she already was?
The Yellow Rose
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
A tough as nails widower is about to commit a desperate act at his wife's grave. Can an unexpected visitor stop him before it's too late?

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