Deirdre Verne


Deirdre Verne is a mystery author with a new book series scheduled for release in Fall 2014. Verne's upcoming trilogy features the first eco-friendly sleuth, CeCe Prentice. CeCe is a Dumpster-diving artist, living a self-sustaining life off the grid until her brother is found murdered at scientific lab on the north shore of Long Island.


A Countdown to Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Susan Miles is nosy. When she’s not keeping tabs on her neighbors at her New York City apartment building, she’s badgering the doormen for more information. With a tip from Jose, her favorite doorman, Susan is unwittingly drawn into a sinister murder plot that leaves one resident dead.
Buzz Killer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
It is Homecoming day, and the star quarterback, Howie the Hand, is not on the field. Abby's housemate may have been the last one to see Howie alive, and panic sets in as they piece together the events of an evening doused with drugs, alcohol and deception. Howie may be dead but one thing is for sure. The housemates’ friendship will never be the same.
Water Under The Bridge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sandra Moody has had it. The water keeps rising and there's nothing she can do about it. If the rain doesn't stop, her idyllic summer cabin will be swallowed up by a backlog of runoff and sludge. If not for the mysterious disappearance of her favorite neighbor, she'd be one step away from locking the door and tossing the key.

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