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S&H Publishing
High Quality Fiction for the Contemporary Woman
Intelligent, curious, imaginative, and willing to learn and explore. Not defined by genre or age, she is practical one moment, dreaming the next, searching for answers on one hand and moving forward with confidence on the other.
Cold-Hard-News

First in the Series

Bernie O’Dea Mysteries

Cold Hard News

Maureen Milliken

Mystery

Meticulous! Compelling! A Page Turner! Extraordinarily Accomplished!

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Book #1 - Bernie O’Dea Mysteries

When the snowbanks in a small Maine town start to melt, the secrets begin to emerge.
Bernie O'Dea, the editor of the Peaks Weekly Watcher, is jazzed to finally have a big story to cover when a body is found in a melting snowbank. But as spring turns into a long, hot, explosive summer in Redimere, Maine, the story gets bigger - maybe too big for Bernie to handle.

As secrets are revealed, the town is ripped in half and the body count rises, Bernie if forced to question her part in the town's tragic tale, a part that may cost her and others their live

Bernie O’Dea Mysteries

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Maureen Milliken (Author)

Maureen Milliken is the author of the Bernie O’Dea mystery series, COLD HARD NEWS, which was released by S&H Publishing in June 2015, and NO NEWS IS BAD NEWS, which was released June 2016. The third in the series, with the working title BAD NEWS TRAVELS FAST, is due out late spring/early summer 2017.
Maureen grew up in Augusta, Maine, and had a more than 30-year career in journalism, most recently at the Kennebec Journal in Augusta and Morning Sentinel in Waterville, Maine.
She draws heavily on her love of journalism and love for her home state in her character-driven novels, which take place in northern Franklin County, Maine.
She also hosts a podcast, Crime&Stuff with her sister, artist Rebecca Milliken and blogs as part of the Maine Crime Writers group at mainecrimewriters.com.
Maureen lives in central Maine. For more information about her books and appearances, go to maureenmilliken.com, follow her on Facebook at Maureen Milliken mysteries and on twitter at @mmilliken47. Information about the Crime&Stuff podcast can be found at crimeandstuffonline.com.

Learn more about Maureen Milliken.

Published  
May 12, 2015
310 pages
6 x 9 inches