Edna Curry

Biography

Edna Curry lives in MN and often sets her novels there among the lakes, evergreens and river valleys. She especially enjoys the Dalles area of the St. Croix Valley, gateway to the Wild River, which draws many tourists who give her story ideas. Besides non-fiction articles, she writes mystery, romance and romantic suspense novels.
Edna is married and is a member of the Romance Writers of America and four of its chapters: Midwest Fiction Writers, KOD, WISRWA and Northern Lights Writers.
Circle of Shadows (half of Deadly Duos #1) was a finalist in RWA's prestigious Golden Heart Contest.

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Books

Dead In Bed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,290. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Businesswoman Clara Carter knows her husband is cheating on her and is also sure someone is embezzling from her company. Is it her own husband, Sam? She hires a Minneapolis PI to investigate. Then she’s found dead in her bed. PI Lacey Summers is struggling to make a go of her business. Most of her clients want her to find proof of their spouses’ infidelity. Now she’s asked to solve a murder case.
The Missing Banker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,970. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Cassie Jenning’s job as a small-town locksmith gives her keys to solving crimes. Detective Chance Martin is in charge of yet another murder case somehow involving his girlfriend, Cassie. Sheriff Ben is suspicious and comments, “Damn funny how you are always on the scene when there’s a murder.” Can Chance solve the case and keep Cassie from getting killed?
Wrong Memories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,030. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Lucy wakes after a car accident thinking it's 1955, but it’s 2015 and police tell her everyone she claims to know is dead. In a panic to see for herself, she takes a bus to Mankato. Dave sits next to her and becomes intrigued. They date and fall in love. But will danger from her spoil it all for them?
I'll Always Find You
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,690. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
After the jewelry store where she works is robbed, a stalker makes Loni Jacobs life miserable and she’s sure it’s the robbers. She’s followed, gets threatening phone calls and her apartment building burns. She retreats to her hometown of Canton, Minnesota, hoping to be safe where she’s always been accepted and loved. She buys a gift shop and hopes for happiness,
Body in the Antique Trunk-A Lady Locksmith Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,150. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Weird and scary things always happen to locksmith Cassie Jennings. But a body in an antique trunk? And now the killer who put it there is targeting her. Fed up with the violence and corruption of the 'big city,' Homicide Detective Chance Martin moved to the relative quiet of a small Minnesota town. Now he's in charge of a murder investigation and the woman he loves is the killer's next target.
Eccentric Lady
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,170. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lacey’s client, Patti, panics because her Aunt Agnes is missing. Patti calls Sheriff Ben stupid for refusing to investigate. Is Patti lying? The case gets more weird when Agnes’s body is found, her nasty nephew,brother and girlfriend arrive, and Patti dates Agnes’ lawyer. In spite of threats and intimidation, she continues. Then she's kidnapped. Will she survive to solve this case?
Hard Hat Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,930. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Jan and Kyle meet again when she must clean out her late uncle’s farmhouse so Kyle can develop the farm into a mall and apartments. A crying ghost warns her of danger. Someone wants to stop Kyle from completing his project. A farmer, lawyer, real estate agent, and a historian are suspects. Dead bodies, sabotage, burglary and fires threaten them. They fall in love again. Can they solve the mystery?
Flight to Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,220. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Widowed Lisa is overwhelmed by the demands of her deteriorating mansion and spoiled adult children who returned to the nest. A recurring nightmare and a quarrel with her children push her over the edge. She seeks refuge in her hometown where she meets high school sweetheart, Trace and they renew their romance. But divorced Trace has problems too.
7 Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
This is a collection of my own short stories. It contains a variety of stories from sweet romantic women's fiction, Candlelight and Silverware, 2 murder mysteries, Circletop Capers and Love, Fish and Fangs, a teen story, Moonlight Madness and 3 literary horror stories, Inseperable Twins, A Pink Lady and Dallesview Hotel
The Lilliput Bar Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,330. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Cassie’s job as a locksmith often puts her in odd and scary situations. She was behind the Lilliput Bar when the owner was shot. Sheriff Ben wants to solve the case by arresting her. Homicide Detective Chance burned out on violence in Minneapolis, so took a small town job to find peace. Instead, he’s in charge of solving this murder. He can’t believe she’s involved. But can he prove it?
Yesterday's Shadow - A Lacey Summers Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,990. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
After meeting a handsome stranger while doing research for her uncle, Lacey discovers her apartment burglarized, her uncle killed. Sheriff Ben suspects both she and her mother of being involved in his murder. But can they trust him? Mark reappears. As her uncle's friend and neighbor, he offers to help Lacey solve the crime. But someone doesn't want it solved. What is the murderer looking for?
Circle of Shadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,990. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
After her father's death, Lili Adams finds he had sold her inheritance of their grocery store. Now, someone is stealing from the store and Lili is a suspect. She not only must learn to work with the attractive but irritating new owner, but she must prove her own innocence by discovering who is really the thief.
My Sister's Keeper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,960. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » General
Mystery novelist Candi finds herself in trouble way over her head when her sister, Jolene, drops off her baby asking Candi to keep it safe from its father and disappears. She needs to meet her deadline and doesn’t have time to bail Jolene out of trouble for the umpteenth time. She’s sick of responsibility. But FBI agent Luke shows up, saying Jolene is part of a jewelry thief gang.
Dead Man's Image
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,900. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Paul Menns’s quiet life is shattered when he reads the local paper and discovers his picture on the front page as a murder suspect. He discovers further that the dead man’s name is his own. Accused of killing a man with a description matching his own, he calls a private investigator, Lacey Summers, to help solve the mystery. However, he did not reckon on falling in love with the lovely PI.
5 Children's Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
This download contains five short stories to read aloud to your child. One is about a canary, one about a mouse family and the other three about children and their cats. Suitable for children about age 5-8.
The Jam of all Jams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The largest logjam in the world occured in 1886 on the St. Croix River at Taylors Falls, Minnesota. Reporters and sightseers arrived from all over the world. This event spawned the current tourist industry in the St. Croix Valley and also fueled the drive for the current two Interstate Parks there today. Pictures of this event are available at both the Minnesota and Wisconsin Historical Societies.

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Smashwords book reviews by Edna Curry

  • The Ascent on July 22, 2011

    I received a free review copy of this book. I was intrigued by the premise and enjoyed the story whether or not it's supposed to be true. However, it badly needed editing. The writing would have been so much more interesting and readable, had it not been written in the active vs passive tense.