Susan Furlong Bolliger


A former high school language teacher, Susan started working as a freelance translator and writer after leaving the teaching profession. During her writing career, she has worked to compile several literary encyclopedias, text books, and medical reference dictionaries. In addition to her work as an academic writer, she has published several nonfiction articles in national magazines. Recently, she has turned to writing fiction and has published several short mysteries. Murder for Bid is her first novel. She lives in the Midwest with her husband and four children. To see more of her work, check out her website at

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Murder on Consignment
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Anxious to acquire some killer deals for her on-line resale business, Pippi O’Brien enlists the help of her long-time shopping buddy, Shep Jones. However, they get more than they bargain for when the owner of a local consignment store, The Classy Closet, turns up murdered and Shep becomes the number one suspect.
Murder for Bid
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,820. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Former investment banker, Pippi O’Brien, has turned to resale merchandising for a living. Now, instead of trading on the Chicago Stock Exchange, she rummages through dumpsters, hits garage sales and peruses consignments shops in search of cast-off treasures to sell on-line … that is when she’s not busy playing detective.

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