Stephen Stanley


Stephen E. Stanley has been an educator for over thirty years, first as a high school English instructor and then as a full-time teacher mentor for secondary education in a large New Hampshire school district. He grew up in Bath, Maine and currently resides in New Hampshire.

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All The Way Dead: A Luke Littlefield Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,440. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Anthropology professor Luke Littlefield is dedicated to his studies, and lacks an active social life. In spite of his good looks and quick mind, Luke would rather stay home and prepare his lectures and write crime novels. But as summer rolls around, Luke catches the eye of British actor Ian Stoddard. When a decades old murder is uncovered, Luke finds himself looking for clues.
Up in Flames
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,810. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Private investigator Jeremy Dance takes on several cases of murder and arson in the sweltering summer of 1936.
Dead Santa!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,780. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Christmas season gets off to a rocky start in the sleepy coastal town of Bath, Maine, when a local shop keeper finds a body dressed as Santa Claus in the doorway of the shop.
Murder at the Windsor Club
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,690. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
It's 1936 and the wealthy families of Boston’s Beacon Hill like to keep their affairs private. When art objects disappear, when family members go missing, or when bodies turn up in unexpected places, they all turn to the Jeremy Dance for damage control.
Murder on Mt. Royal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,470. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jesse Ashworth is attending cooking school in Montreal when the head chef of the school is found murdered in Mt Royal park. Jesse is inadvertently dragged into the investigation when he becomes a potential witness to the crime.
Coastal Maine Cooking
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » General cookbooks
A companion piece to the Jesse Ashworth Mysteries, Coastal Maine Cooking includes over seventy recipes gathered from the author’s research and experience living in coastal New England. Gathered from various sources, some of the recipes date back to the early 1700’s, but thankfully have been updated. These are the recipes that have been passed from person to person, but rarely written about.
Jigsaw Island
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,230. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
At the height of the Great Depression in 1932, two strangers arrive on Maine’s Jigsaw Island. For each, Jigsaw Island will be a place of new beginnings and discoveries.In the midst of the worst economic disaster of the twentieth century, the newcomers will have to establish new ties in a beautiful, but alien landscape.
The Big Boys' Detective Agency
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,820. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Turner Art Museum in Portland Maine seems to be the epicenter of some strange happenings. When retired teacher Jesse Ashworth and former police chief Tim Mallory are contacted to investigate a haunting in the museum, Tim and Jesse embark on an adventure that turns up not only a missing person but also more than one body.
Murder in the Choir Room
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,470. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Retired teacher Jesse Ashworth has been looking forward to a quiet retirement in the small town of Bath, Maine but for Jesse, retirement has been anything but quiet. After church trustee Jack Riley is found murdered in the choir room of All Souls Church, Jesse and his companion Police Chief Tim Mallory, begin a search for the killer.
A Midcoast Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,880. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Retired high school teacher Jesse Ashworth returns to his home town of Bath, Maine, and purchases a run-down 1920’s bungalow called Eagle’s Nest that was once the site of a 1960’s commune. While digging a garden in the isolated back yard, Jesse and his pug dog, Argus, make a gruesome discovery.

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