Book Titles

Small Town Secrets

Book 1-SmallTownSecretsRiver Bend Chronicles #1
by Renee Kumor,
ebook $3.99, paperback $14.95

An introduction to the River Bend Chronicles series, you will encounter fascinating characters, three murders, a marriage, and the beginning of a romance between Lynn and a detective known as Dusty. The story takes place over several weeks from May to August. Lynn learns from her father that she has a half -brother, a man whom she has known all of her life. She learns of this relationship on the eve of their 25th high school reunion. As she deals with this new wrinkle in her life, two classmates are murdered, then the sister of a benefactor of the River Bend Philanthropies, her employer, is kidnapped and murdered. New family relationships thread through this mystery, as Lynn works with a local detective to provide moral support to families of the murder victims.


Taking A Chance

Book 2-Taking a ChanceRiver Bend Chronicles #2
by Renee Kumor
ebook $3.99, paperback $14.95

This second entry in the popular River Bend Chronicles gives us a growing relationship between Lynn Powers and police detective Dusty Reid — along with two murders.

 

 


‘Tis the Season

Book 3-'tis the SeasonRiver Bend Chronicle #3
by Renee Kumor
ebook $3.99, paperback $14.95

In this third book in the River Bend Chronicles, Lynn Powers, a fortyish widow with a teenage son, continues to build her new life in River Bend. It’s two weeks before Christmas and the holiday season is going full tilt — except for Lynn and her son.

 

 

 


An Act of Charity

Book 4-An Act of CharityRiver Bend Chronicles #4
by Renee Kumor
ebook $3.99, paperback $14.95

In this fourth book in the River Bend Chronicles, Lynn Powers and Dusty Reid have broken off their engagement to the consternation of both families. But Lynn gets drawn into a murder that requires Dusty’s intervention.

 

 

 


Someone Cares

Book 5- Someone CaresRiver Bend Chronicles #5
by Renee Kumor
$3.99 ebook; $14.95 paperback

Jason is a victim of a fight in the park and is thrown into a fishing boat and set adrift on the river. Dusty organizes a search for the youngster. Blaming himself, Dusty begins interviewing friends and family about parenting. Sean Hennessey returns to claim his inheritance. . .

 

 

 


Forever, Sonny

Book 6-Forever, SonnyRiver Bend Chronicles #6
by Renee Kumor
$3.99 ebook, $14.95 paperback

Sonny Bosco, one of the actors who came to River Bend for a community project last spring, stayed to die. She is a friend of a local physician. Dr. Rita Rutledge, and the River Bend gang, led by Lynn Powers and her family, have rallied to help with Sonny’s care.

 

 

 

 

The River Bend Quartet

riverbendquartetSmall(Volumes 1 to 4 in the River Bend Chronicles romance series)
by Renee Kumor
$9.99 ebook only

Renee Kumor enthralls readers of her popular romance series — The River Bend Chronicles — drawing them into the lives and loves of the inhabitants of this all-too-familiar small town.

 


Season of Revenge

7covergRiver Bend Chronicles #7
by Renee Kumor
$3.99 ebook; $14.95 paperback

This holiday season in River Bend includes family gatherings, snowmobile races, and a little romance. And murder. Lynn Powers and her family begin celebrations for Christmas with the first big party, Dusty’s birthday. However, on Christmas Day Dusty is called to a murder scene where a young man is found dead in his bathtub. And returning from a school administrators Christmas gathering Piper finds a hit-and-run victim in the icy road. Is she under suspicion of the crime?

 

 

 


Who Am I?

whoamiRiver Bend Chronicles #8
by Renee Kumor
$3.99 ebook; $14.95 paperback

Lynn Powers is facing the month of May caught up in the activities driven by a son who is graduating from high school. But that doesn’t stop her from becoming embroiled in mayhem as she discovers an elderly black woman who has been assaulted. Throughout the story Lynn and her family learn about the history of many people in town, including the simmering feuds and sad stories among members of River Bend’s African-American community. In addition, Lynn learns more of her own family history as she discovers a small diary belonging to her mother. Mix all this in with the usual antics of Lynn, Dusty and their family and it adds up to another installment of the River Bend Chronicles.

 

 

 


Old Debts

olddebtsRiver Bend Chronicles #9
by Renee Kumor
$3.99 ebook; $14.95 paperback

The gang in River Bend find themselves dealing with aging parents and with a local nonprofit taking advantage of the elderly in the community. As Piper’s father undergoes knee surgery, her mother, Glenda, is left alone at the farm seeming to suffer from a mental decline. Lynn and Dusty discover a dead man on the farm and the folks in River Bend become concerned with safety for the community’s elder citizens when the investigation into the man’s death leads to evidence of a local nonprofit cheating and scamming elder citizens. Strokes, surgery, scams and murder focus concern on the aging citizens and their safety with a little romance thrown in

 


Deadly Politics

deadlypoliticsRiver Bend Chronicles #10
by Renee Kumor
$3.99 ebook; $14.95 paperback

By Thanksgiving life in River Bend has turned as bitter as the weather. A detective has been shot, three children are found abandoned and one local politician is killed in a deadly car bombing. The usual family holiday cheer is dampened as Dusty works to protect three small children from child traffickers while hunting a bomber. Detective Teniquia LaMont struggles with the aftermath of a bullet wound that has taken away her ability to have children. Lynn witnesses the death of a local county commissioner in a car bombing and has difficulty with flashbacks and nightmares. Through it all Lynn and her friends try to rebuild a family and a home for several children – Polly Carmichael, a teenager made an orphan when her mother is murdered in the car bombing, and three toddler victims of child traffickers.

 

 

 


500 Kisses

41Tn6wOT55L._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_River Bend Chronicles #11
by Renee Kumor
$3.99 ebook; $14.95 paperback

It’s the beginning of a new year. Lynn Powers is still recovering from witnessing her friend Susan Carmichael die in an explosion. Polly, Susan’s teenage daughter, has agreed to stay in River Bend for the rest of her freshman year of high school. She is having some difficult periods of adjustment. As Lynn and her friends cope with Polly, Yolanda Valeri receives a bequest from an elderly admirer. She is given a half-a-million dollars to distribute to local nonprofits as she sees fit. After consulting with Lynn, Yolanda accepts funding proposals but is soon overwhelmed with gifts from eager nonprofits. She meets the son of her elderly admirer and begins to date him, causing local eyebrows to raise. As usual, Lynn and her friends are drawn into a mystery as a nonprofit tries to intimidate Yolanda into granting it all her money. They soon learn that the agency is fake, is running a gambling establishment, and is responsible for assaulting several of their clientele, resulting in at least one death. As usual, Lynn and her husband, Dusty, surprise one another during an investigation as another local River Bend nonprofit causes murder and mayhem.