Saundra McKee

Biography

I am a retired educator. I taught in the public schools for 15 years and at the university level for 22 years. I love to travel the world. I enjoy politics, dogs, mysteries and water sports. I am a lay speaker in the United Methodist Church.

Books

A Year of Mysterious Deaths at the Riverfront Dog Park
By Saundra McKee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction
The first four volumes of the Riverfront Dog Park Series bundled for one low price. In the course of a year, four dead bodies are discovered at the once peaceful respite for pets and their owners located in beautiful Greenbanks, PA.. Terry Drake, part owner of 'Crafts and Jo', along with her retired teacher friends and beloved canines seek to bring the perpetrators to justice.
A Confusing Drowning at the Riverfront Dog Park
By Saundra McKee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Fiction
When a young man and former student of Terry Drake's is found drowned at the Riverfront Dog Park, in Greenbanks, PA, confusion reigns over just who the victim really is and who the perp caught on the security cameras might be. Terry uses her human and canine friends and determination to help solve the puzzling case. 6th in the Riverfront Dog Park Series.
A Curious Kidnapping at the Riverfront Dog Park
By Saundra McKee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Fiction
It has been over a years since mysterious deaths drove pets and owners from the Riverfront Dog Park. As the outlook begins to improve, the former wife of Sheriff Hodges (Terry's old love) disappears from the park. It takes efforts of Terry, her human and canine pals and some divine intervention to solve the mystery and restore the allure of their beloved park. 5th in Riverfront Dog Park Series.
A Halloween Death at the Riverfront Dog Park
By Saundra McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction
It's Halloween in Greenbanks PA, and an attractive, young and popular member of the community is found brutally murdered at the Riverfront Dog Park. Sasquatch, along with an escapee from a mental institution and some other ghoulish characters are suspects. It takes the combined efforts of law enforcement aided by Terry, Bonnie and Sean and some clever canines to solve the crime. 4th in series.
A Summer Wedding Death at the Riverfront Dog Park
By Saundra McKee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,270. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Fiction
It is a beautiful July in Greenbanks, PA, and Ellen and her friends are looking forward to her wedding at the Riverfront Dog Park. Joy turns to devastation when Ellen's body is found early one morning at the park just days before her nuptials. It takes the combined efforts of the police and her human and canine friends to bring justice. This is the 3rd in the Riverfront Dog Park series.
A Springtime Death at the Riverfront Dog Park
By Saundra McKee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,750. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction
On a warm March morning in Greenbanks, PA, Terry Drake and her two beloved rescue dogs discover a crushed corpse that appears to have toppled from a tall bridge at the Riverfront Dog Park. Things go from bad to worse when Terry realizes that the dead man is her former husband. While the death is officially ruled a suicide, Terry and her human and canine friends aren't convinced. (2nd in Series)
A Holiday Dog Park Death
By Saundra McKee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Fiction
It is two weeks before Christmas in Greenbanks, PA. The joy of the season comes to abrupt halt when beloved legislator, Angus Harvey, is found dead at the local dog park. Terry Drake, owner of two rescue dogs, former teacher and part owner of 'Crafts and Joe," finds hersef directly involved in seeking the truth regarding the mystery surrounding her friend's death. First in the series.
A Solitude Noel
By Saundra McKee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Fiction
The holidays are in full swing in the western Pennsylvania village of Solitude. Then a beloved member of the community dies suddenly and unexpectedly during a sleigh ride to a festively decorated covered bridge. Suspicion and fear abound as the police aided by sleuths Fannie and Dana seek justice and to vindicate the death of a dear friend. 24th-Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.
Escape from Solitude
By Saundra McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Fiction
It's almost Halloween and the three Solitude sleuths are hiding out at Conneaut Lake, a resort with the charm of days gone by. As they attempt to thwart the plans of two dangerous fugitives vowing to kill them, the strangled body of a new friend turns up on the beach. Screams in the night, ghosts, witches, and insane characters provide new challenges. 23rd in the Amish Country Mystery Series.
Death of a Solitude African
By Saundra McKee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,970. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction
An African college student spending the summer in Solitude disappears under mysterious circumstances. When authorities conclude that no foul play was involved, local sleuths, Dana, Fannie and Sharon, are asked to look into it. Their investigation leads them through many twists and turns involving repressive dictators, diamond smugglers, drugs, and a dangerous motorcycle gang. 22nd in series.
Manorville Methodist Speaks
By Saundra McKee
Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
The Christian witness and testimonies of several members of Manorville United Methodist Church located along the Allegheny River in western Pennsylvania are shared.
A Solitude Shadow
By Saundra McKee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Fiction
When the body of an animal lover and relative of Fannie's is found in the snow near the den of Punxsutawney Phil, Solitude's three sleuths suspect foul play. Their investigation takes many twists and turns as they confront some of the area's more unsavory characters in the pursuit of justice. This is the 21st in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.
The Sea Shell Murder
By Saundra McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Fiction
Four lonely and troubled people meet while seeking solace on beautiful Sanibel Island, Florida. They're initially drawn together by their love of shelling on some of the world's finest shelling beaches. Their calm is shattered when one of them is brutally murdered. The surviving friends seek to discover who is responsible and whether a rare valuable shell could be the motive.
The Solitude Kidnappings
By Saundra McKee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,300. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Fiction
Dana's world is turned upside down when two that she loves most are kidnapped and the ransom demands are nearly two million dollars. Dana's dear friends Fannie and Sharon, try to help her keep it together while also seeking answers to who could be behind the sinister plot. This is the 20th in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.
Not Just Another School Year
By Saundra McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction
Joan O'Riley has been a beloved and successful educator for twenty five years. Nobody knows that she has also been living with a horrible secret for just as long. Joan's life begins to unravel when she comes face to face with a shocking reminder of what she'd done all those years earlier.
Solitude Separations
By Saundra McKee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction
The daughter that Dana gave up for adoption comes back into her life seeking help in finding the killer of the man she loved. When a young Amish man from Solitude meets a similar fate, Dana and her Amish friend Fannie fear the deaths are connected and seek justice for the grieving families. This is the 19th in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.
A Solitude Reappearance
By Saundra McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,630. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Fiction
In this 8th of the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series, Dana's past comes back to haunt her when several mysterious emails arrive from her first husband who she thought died in a plane crash in Vietnam in 1972. In addition, two men in black are watching and following her. Dana, with the help of friends Fannie and Sharon, embark on a road trip to unravel the mystery.
A Solitude Holiday Skeleton
By Saundra McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Fiction
In the 18th of the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series, Dana searches in South America for her brother who has broken out of prison. In Solitude, Fannie and Eli in the process of cleaning up from a horrific hurricane, make a discovery that will change everything and answers some questions burning questions. Half of all author proceeds benefit UMCOR & Hurrican Sandy victims.
Deaths of the Solitude Missionaries
By Saundra McKee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Fiction
In this 17th of the Amish Country murder mystery series, two Mormom missionaries go missing near the peaceful community of Solitude, PA. Amateur sleuths Dana and Fannie stumble onto the bodies of the young men and begin to uncover secrets and set off a chain of events that no one could have predicted.
A Solitude Hit and Run
By Saundra McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
When an Amish couple is killed in a hit and run accident, Solitude's three sleuths seek to find the criminal. Their search for information leads to the arrest of a member of the Amish community. Fannie, Dana and Sharon eventually expose a truth that sets the entire community reeling. This is the 16th in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.
Death at a Solitude Nuclear Waste Dump
By Saundra McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction
Amid the controversy over cleaning up a nuclear waste dump site near Solitude, Dana and Fannie seek to unravel the disappearance of Fannie's cousin who went missing in the 1970s. They seek to help the missing man's son determine whether his father was a patriot, a spy or victim in the plant where he worked producing fuel for nuclear submarines. 15th in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.
Death Over A Solitude Election
By Saundra McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Fiction
In this the 14th in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series, Dana's husband is running for the state legislature. A fellow citizen who tries to blackmail Larry with some ugly skeletons from his past is found dead. Dana along with Fannie and Sharon when trying to clear their names and find out who is behind the death uncover more secrets that rock the peaceful village of Solitude, PA.
Death in a Solitude Time Capsule
By Saundra McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction
In the 13th of the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series, a grisly discovery is made when a 100 year old time capsule at Dana's church is opened. The next day the minister of the church is found dead. Solitude's amatuer sleuths, Fannie, Dana and Sharon, seek to find answers and in the process uncover some long buried secrets.
A Solitude Hollywood Death
By Saundra McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,320. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction
In the 12th of the Amish Country Murder Mystery series, a Hollywood screen writer who comes to Solitude to write the script for a film based on the crime solving successes of Fannie, Dana and Sharon. Her visit is cut short when she is found strangled. The three amateur sleuths try to determine who had a reason to kill the outsider and why the murderer is trying to frame one of their own.
A Solitude Assassin
By Saundra McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Fiction
An international assassin is found dead near Solitude. The FBI informs Dana and Fannie that the assassin was likely targeting them. Mysterious explosions convince them that someone is still out to murder them. The women race to find out why they've been targeted and who could be behind the violence before anyone else is killed. This is the 11th book in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series
Death at a Solitude Wedding
By Saundra McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
It's wedding season in Solitude, but bullets are also in the air. First a member of the wedding party goes missing, then another is shot to death. The police rule it an accident, but Fannie and Dana uncover a sinister plot. This is the tenth in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series
Death at a Solitude Sawmill
By Saundra McKee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction
The body of a woman with a severed head is found at an Amish sawmill near Solitude. The victim is a Florida widow who had designs on Dana's beloved husband. A jealous Dana becomes the focus of the police inquiry into the murder. Fannie, Sharon and Dana close ranks and seek to find whether the murder is another killing by a serial killer, an attempt to frame Dana or an act of someone they know.
Death in the Solitude Underground
By Saundra McKee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,040. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction
A tunnel believed to be a station on the Underground Railroad is discovered with a skeleton. Shortly after, a dear friend of sleuths Dana Blades and Fannie Byler is found brutally murdered in the same cave. The women confront a wide array of characters in their search for justice. They reveal a killer that no one could have ever expected. 7th in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.
The Lottery Ticket
By Saundra McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Fiction
Terry McManus had always felt lucky and special, but lately her life was coming apart. She'd lost her beloved husband of many years under devastating circumstances, and then she blew the chance to win a million dollars and to do the good deeds she'd always dreamed about. When Terry finds herself confiding her problems to her aging Jack Russell terrier, she realizes it's time to make some changes
Death at the Mountain Cabin
By Saundra McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,320. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Fiction
Karen and Sophie are childhood friends, single teachers and elated to acquire a rustic cabin near a skil resort in western Pennsylvania. Their enthusiasm is soon crushed by a horrific series of events, the most devastating being a grisly death. The story explores the natural and supernatural in an effort to make sense of and avenge the sinister act.
Lucky the Plucky Rescue Dog
By Saundra McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Fiction
When Lucky is returned to the animal shelter, she is determined to find her way back to her family. Lonely and sad, Lucky finds herself lost and homeless. She comes across a new family that holds the key to the little dog's happiness. Half of the proceeds from this book benefit the Orphans of the Storm Animal Shelter in Kittanning PA.
A Solitude Disappearance
By Saundra McKee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,720. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Fiction
In this 6th of the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series, Dana rushes home from a Florida vacation when she gets word that her dear Amish friend Fannie has gone mysteriously missing. Dana deals with her own mental demons as she searches for clues amid rumors of Amish hair and beard cuttings, kidnappings, and assaults.
Intrepid: The Mining Town Murders
By Saundra McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Fiction
Retired college president Ellie O'Shay returns as a lay minister to the mining town where her grandfather was once a fearless lawman. Ellie soon finds herself caught up in trying to solve the horrific murders of her predecessor and his wife.
The Punjab/Pumpkin Patch Deaths
By Saundra McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,910. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Fiction
Professor Montana Dickerson seeks to find out who murdered a favorite student visiting from Great Britain while dealing with ghosts from her own study abroad experience in India.
Christian Skits and Plays
By Saundra McKee
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
These materials were written for performance and use with adult and teen Bible and Sunday School classes and worship services. Most are intended to be performed by two women. Part I is about women of the Bible. Part II has contemporary stories that relate to the Parables told by Jesus.
A Solitude Christmas Miracle -5th in Series-Amish Country Murder Mysteries
By Saundra McKee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,040. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction
The holidays are quickly approaching in the Amish community of Solitude when a beloved citizen is shot in the head on the first day of deer season. Dana and her Amish friend Fannie are determined to find the shooter and bring him to justice. Clues are gathered from mediums, prisoners, PIs, hidden cameras, scripture and neighbors. The conclusion shakes the world of these two sleuths.
Murder, From Creepy to Bizarre: Short Stories
By Saundra McKee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,730. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction
Four creepy to bizarre stories of murder are set in western Pennsylvania: Murder on the Altar, Nazi Treasures: Murder at the Lighthouse, Murder at the Mill, and Stealing Rigel: A Serbian Street Dog in America
Solitude Justice: An Amish Country Murder Mystery-4th in Amish Country Murder Mysteries Series
By Saundra McKee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction
In the aftermath of a national outcry surrounding the trial of a mother found not guilty of killing her small child, an infant's skeleton is discovered in a garbage bag in Big Bass Creek in the peaceful Amish community of Solitude. Retired history professor Dana Blades with the help of her childhood Amish friend, Fannie Byler sort through clues to determine who the child was and who murdered him.
Rats: Murder in a Mining Town
By Saundra McKee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,290. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
Rats is set in a western Pennsylvania coal mining town in the 1920s. Billy Hart tries to clear his father, the town's chief of the Coal and Iron Police, from suspicion of the murder of a mysterious stranger. In his quest Billy faces many dangers and gains surprising new insights about people he thought he knew well. Recommended for ages 8-13.
School Reform Can Be Murder
By Saundra McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
Connie Wilson, an attractive and brilliant college professor with a mysterious past, is found murdered in her isolated cottage. Close colleague and amateur sleuth, Lucy Crawford, is determined to bring her killer to justice. Lucy follows a trail of clues that expose her friend's controversial views on school reform and other social issues.
A Final Solitude Death: An Amish Country Murder Mystery
By Saundra McKee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,280. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Category: Fiction
Murder once again rocks the quiet Amish village of Solitude as the community comes to grips with the controversy over deep gas drilling. When the body of a protestor and grandson of their friends, is found near a well on an Amish farm, Dana Blades, retired history professor, and her childhood Amish friend, Fannie Byler, collaborate to solve the murder. Third in a series.
Solitude Slaying: An Amish Country Murder Mystery
By Saundra McKee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,010. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Category: Fiction
In 1990, Dana Blades, retired history professor, and her childhood Amish friend, Fannie Byler solved the murder of the local Amish school teacher. It is now over ten years later and the two women find themselves embroiled in a series of fires, explosions, threats and the suspicious death of a close friend in the usually tranquil village of Solitude. Second in a Series.
Solitude Death: An Amish Country Murder Mystery
By Saundra McKee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Category: Fiction
An Amish schoolteacher is found murdered in 1990 in the peaceful western Pennsylvania Amish community of Solitude. Dana Blades, a history professor and amateur sleuth, returns home to care for her ailing mother. She reconnects with her childhood Amish friend Fannie. Together they seek to discover what dark and sinister forces are at work in their bucolic community. First of a three part series.
The Snowbird Murders
By Saundra McKee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction
Vacationing senior citizens are mysteriously disappearing from beautiful southern Florida. Snowbirds and newly retired teachers and part-time Sanibel residents, Jenny Crane and Janet Dobson, are determined to find out what evil and most sinister forces are at work in their winter paradise. Soon they find themselves along with their beloved canines embroiled in hair raising and murderous events.

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