Susan Clayton-Goldner

Series

Winston Radhauser Mysteries
An award winning series.
Redemption Lake
Price: Free!
When Time Is a River
Price: $0.99 USD.
A River of Silence
Price: $2.99 USD.
River of Shame
Price: $3.99 USD.
Lake of the Dead
Price: $4.99 USD.
Bloody Creek Murder
Price: $4.99 USD.

Books

River Running Backwards
Series: Winston Radhauser Mysteries, Book 9. Pre-release—available November 11, 2020. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,030. Language: English. Published by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
During a deathbed confession, Winston Radhauser learns his parents are still alive and his mother is in a psychiatric facility having confessed to the murder of his three-month-old sister. Torn between grief for his uncle and anger at the lies he’s been told, Radhauser sets out to discover the truth about his family. Can he vindicate his mother?
Lake of Bad Dreams
Series: Winston Radhauser Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,510. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2020 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
'Shots fired at Mountain View High School’ – Not waiting for SWAT to clear the building, Radhauser enters, fearing more injuries and loss of life. In one of the classrooms, he kneels beside a girl’s body. In her childlike right hand, she holds a Glock 9mm semi-automatic handgun, her fingers still curl around it. It’s easy to believe fifteen-year-old Kristina Sterling is the shooter. Everyone does.
Red Hatchet Falls
Series: Winston Radhauser Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,890. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2020 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a diamond ring attached to a severed hand is discovered near Ashland Creek in Southern Oregon, Detective Winston Radhauser is bought in to discover who the victim is and what happened. Set just eight months post 9-11, a young Islamic family is terrorized, and the severed hand is only the beginning. This time, Radhauser is tested to his limits, but will the truth devastate him?
Bloody Creek Murder
Series: Winston Radhauser Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,240. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2019 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 1 review)
Five days after a tragic fall kills her 10-year-old son, Blair Bradshaw, is found dead, her body carefully displayed under her son's tree house, among the flowers and other memorabilia left at the site of his death. Husband Franklin believes it's suicide, but after Detective Winston Radhauser reviews the evidence, he believes otherwise. Was it grief that killed her? Or was it murder?
Missing Pieces
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,450. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2019 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Lillianna Ferguson has spent the last twenty years pretending her father is dead. Her brother, Greg, begs her to come home to care for their father, Calvin Miller, a disabled WWII veteran. When did he ever take care of her? But the surgeon at won’t repair the aneurysm without first amputating their father’s infected leg. Will she leave her safe life and re-enter the minefield of her childhood?
Lake of the Dead
Series: Winston Radhauser Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2019 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Parker Collins goes missing, girlfriend, Rishima, files a missing person’s report, adamant something is wrong. Radhauser agrees to investigate, soon discovering something doesn't sit right with him. Elderly neighbor, Homer "Sully" Sullivan, finds a body floating in the lake near his cottage. Could it be the missing student? Will this missing person’s case become a murder investigation?
River of Shame
Series: Winston Radhauser Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,700. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2018 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Something evil has taken root in Ashland, Oregon. And with it, an uneasy feeling sweeps down on Det. Winston Radhauser. If someone doesn’t intervene, that evil will continue to multiply until the unthinkable happens. When a high school kid is branded with a homophobic slur and is hospitalized, Radhauser will do whatever it takes to find the perpetrators and restore his town’s sense of safety.
Tormented
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,840. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2018 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Fr. Anthony's devotion to God begins to unravel the moment Rita Wittier steps inside his church and struggles to control his feelings. After 60 Minutes’ special on the Shepherd Academy, a school for disadvantaged children, Anthony becomes a national hero. But he can’t get Rita out of his mind. Just hours after telling her how he feels, she’s found dead in her car. Is it suicide, or is it murder?
A River of Silence
Series: Winston Radhauser Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,950. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2018 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The past always finds us—Caleb Bryce frantically gives CPR to 19-month-old Skyler Sterling. Less than an hour later, she’s is dead. The ME calls it murder and the entire town of Ashland is outraged. The police captain is anxious to make an arrest. Neither Det. Winston Radhauser nor Bryce’s young public defender believe he’s guilty. Radhauser will fight for justice, even if it means losing his job.
When Time Is a River
Series: Winston Radhauser Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,720. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Someone is stalking 2 year old Emily Michaelson in Lithia Park playground as she plays with her 18 year old half sister, Brandy. Not long after Emily's disappearance, Detective Radhauser finds her rainbow-colored sneakers in Ashland Creek, their laces tied together in double knots. He insists Brandy stay out of the investigation, but she’s obsessed with finding her little sister.
Redemption Lake
Series: Winston Radhauser Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,390. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Tucson, Arizona–Detective Winston Radhauser knows eighteen-year-old Matt Garrison is hiding something. When his best friend’s mother, Crystal, is murdered, the investigation focuses on Matt’s father, but Matt knows he’s innocent. Devastated and bent on self-destruction, Matt heads for the lake where his cousin died—the only place he believes can truly free him. Are some secrets better left buried?
A Bend in the Willow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,490. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In 1965, Robin Lee Carter sets a fire that kills her rapist, then disappears, reinventing herself as Catherine Henry. In 1985, when her 5-year-old son, Michael, is diagnosed with a chemotherapy-resistant leukemia, she must return to Willowood and seek out the now 19-year-old son she gave up for adoption. Is she willing to risk everything, including her life, to save her dying son?

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