Susan Santangelo


An early member of the Baby Boomer generation, Susan Santangelo has been a feature writer, drama critic, and editor for daily and weekly newspapers in the New York metropolitan area, including a stint at Cosmopolitan magazine. A seasoned public relations and marketing professional, she produced special events for Carnegie Hall's centennial. Susan is a member of Sisters in Crime and the Cape Cod Writers Center, and also reviews mysteries for Suspense Magazine. She divides her time between Cape Cod, MA and the Connecticut shoreline, and shares her life with her husband Joe and three English cocker spaniels: Tucker, Lucy and Boomer. A portion of the sales from Retirement Can Be Murder, the first in the Baby Boomer mystery series, is donated to the Breast Cancer Survival Center, a non-profit organization based in Connecticut which Susan co-founded in 1999 after being diagnosed with cancer herself. Her second mystery, Moving Can Be Murder, was released on May 1, 2011, and is now also available as an e-book. You can also find Susan blogging twice a month at

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Moving Can Be Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,710. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Empty nester Carol Andrews finally gives in to her Beloved Husband, Jim, and agrees to sell their home and move to an active adult community. The house sells, and Carol returns alone the night before the closing for a private pity party farewell tour. And finds the dead body of the buyer in her living room. Wow. Talk about seller's remorse!
Retirement Can Be Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,250. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Retirement Can Be Murder is the first in the Baby Boomer mysteries. Carol Andrews dreads her husband Jim's retirement more than a root canal without Novocain. She can't imagine anything worse than an at-home husband with time on his hands, and nothing to fill it, except interfering in the activities of the household and driving her crazy. Until he's suspected of murdering his retirement coach.

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