Mendenhall Mystery Series

Below is a listing of the Mendenhall Mystery novels and short stories.

NOVELS

THE WRONGED WOMAN Book 6 of the Mendenhall Mystery series

In less than a week, Chief of Police Kate Williams’ constable, Marco Trepalli, and her niece Amanda will marry. Before then, however, the two families will swoop down on Mendenhall and disrupt Kate’s quiet life.

The people, the noise, the inescapable chaos… Why couldn’t they just elope?

The discovery of a murdered woman in a canola field almost comes as a relief.

But it’s short-lived relief, because now Kate must investigate who killed the young woman while navigating the dynamics of both families. Not to mention the craziness that comes with weddings.

Then one of her constables becomes a suspect in the murder and things get even more complicated.

The sixth in the Mendenhall Mystery series, The Wronged Woman plunges readers into Mendenhall Chief of Police Kate Williams’ hectic life as she deals with an upcoming wedding and a murder that hits too close to home.

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THE FORSAKEN MANBook 5 of the Mendenhall Mystery series

It’s been a long, hard winter and Mendenhall Chief of Police Kate Williams longs for a quiet spring. With her Deputy Chief still recovering from an attempt on his life, the detachment is short-handed. Then someone steals a tank of valuable bull semen from a local vet and Kate’s constables scramble to investigate, leaving her to deal with a series of thefts and escalating vandalism at a construction site. And then there’s the whole Bert thing…

The fifth in the Mendenhall Mysteries series, The Forsaken Man returns readers to the wonderful characters of Mendenhall and to Kate Williams, the town’s stubborn chief of police. Other books in the series include The Shoeless Kid, The Tuxedoed Man, The Weeping Woman, The Untethered Woman and The Wronged Woman.

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THE UNTETHERED WOMAN Book 4 of the Mendenhall Mystery series

A phone call sends Kate Williams, chief of police of the tiny Manitoba town of Mendenhall, rushing home to Quebec to deal with the hit-and-run accident that put her mother in the hospital.

The more questions she asks, however, the more she suspects that the accident wasn’t really an accident. Investigating outside her own jurisdiction, Kate faces resistance from the local police force and her own family. Just as her determined pursuit of the truth finally starts to bear fruit, however, the unthinkable happens. Now, a terrible crime that may have been intended for her forces her to return to Mendenhall.

The fourth in the Mendenhall Mysteries series, The Untethered Woman returns readers to the wonderful characters of Mendenhall and to Kate Williams, the town’s stubborn chief of police. Other books in the series include The Shoeless Kid, The Tuxedoed Man, The Weeping Woman, The Forsaken Man, and The Wronged Woman.

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THE WEEPING WOMAN Book 3 of the Mendenhall Mystery series

Kate Williams doesn’t do vacations well. She likes her job as chief of police in tiny Mendenhall, Manitoba.

But her niece, the chef, is working too hard, and Kate decides a week by the beach in Gimli is just the ticket.

Once they get to the cottage on the lake, however, she discovers something weird going on. And then her niece starts behaving strangely…

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THE TUXEDOED MAN – Book 2 of the Mendenhall Mystery series

An ‘accidental’ death, a train wreck and dark secrets in a deadly northern winter:

When a man wearing a tux—but no shoes—turns up dead at the scene of a train crash, Kate Williams, chief of police of a tiny northern town, quickly realizes that his death wasn’t accidental. During one of the most brutal winters in recent memory, Kate needs all her resources to discover how the dead man ended up in the snow. The deeper she digs, the deeper the mystery.

When her beautiful niece suddenly arrives on her doorstep, sowing distraction and rivalry among Kate’s constables, Kate worries that she may have to ship her niece back home, if only to get everyone’s attention back on the guy in the tux.

Then her niece goes missing.

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THE SHOELESS KIDBook 1 of the Mendenhall Mystery series

Kate Williams, Mendenhall’s new chief of police, is a woman with both work-boot-clad feet planted firmly on the ground. She takes the job hoping it will be a change from the hassles of the big city. Instead, she finds a deeply divided police station with internal rivalries threatening to tear it apart. So when a crazy old man walks into her station with a kid’s high top sneaker and a wild story about a kidnapped boy, she ignores him. She doesn’t have time for flights of fancy.

But then it turns out a boy really is missing. Now Kate has to turn her dysfunctional detachment into a working police force and find him before it’s too late.

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SHORT STORIES

TREPALLI’S CHRISTMAS

It’s Christmas eve day and Constable Marco Trepalli of the Mendenhall Police Department can’t wait to be off shift. He’s planning a big surprise for his girlfriend, Amanda. Something special. Something romantic.

Then a kid doesn’t return home after sledding and Trepalli forgets all about his plans in the mad scramble to mobilize search parties and interview the kid’s friends.

And as hour after hour slips by with no sign of the boy, Trepalli braces himself for what could turn into the worst Christmas ever… for him and the kid’s family.

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HOME RUN

At ten years old—almost eleven—Cooper knows more about surviving than most adults. He and his mom have spent the past three years on the run from the monster. Every time they settle down somewhere new, the monster finds them and they have to run again. But Cooper likes their latest home in Mendenhall and he doesn’t want to leave. Even when the monster finds them again.

So this time, he’s going to stop the monster.

A short Mendenhall Mystery featuring Chief Kate Williams and Deputy Chief Rob McKell by the author of The Mendenhall Mystery series.

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MCKELL’S CHRISTMAS

Deputy Chief of Police Rob McKell doesn’t trust Christmas. Two of his ex-wives left him at Christmas. Besides, bad guys don’t take time off during the holidays so why should he? But when the chief orders skeleton crews at the detachment for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, he has no choice but to comply. Not that he minds, really. He has a Christmas Eve date with the lovely Jillian, a gemologist with an independent streak, for the all-important meeting of her friends.

Jillian isn’t like any woman he’s ever met, and soon he’s revising his opinion of Christmas—and of long-term relationships. But before the evening ends, Jillian’s dangerous past will put both their lives and their fragile new relationship at risk… and prove that McKell’s misgivings about Christmas are well-founded.

A short Mendenhall Mystery featuring Chief Kate Williams and Deputy Chief Rob McKell by the author of The Mendenhall Mystery series.

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THE PRIEST

Chief of Police Kate Williams doesn’t understand why Constable Trepalli calls her into his investigation of the break-in at the priest’s house. The young constable is a competent investigator and doesn’t usually need hand-holding, especially for a straightforward B&E. Then Trepalli shows her what he found on the priest’s bed and Kate’s heart sinks. Now she will have to confront the priest—a man she doesn’t know well but respects—and brave the Catholic Church’s ire.

It’s going to be a long day.

A short story featuring Chief Kate Williams by the author of the Mendenhall Mystery series.

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NIGHT SHIFT 

Driving back to Mendenhall late at night in a thunderstorm, Chief of Police Kate Williams stops to check out an accident only to find herself fighting for her life.

A short story featuring Chief Kate Williams by the author of the Mendenhall Mystery series.

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