Hotter Than Helen


A Romantic Mystery Series, Book 2

Running a diner isn’t always a piece of cake. Now, operating Bobby’s Diner with Roberta, Georgette Carlisle’s old friend, Helen, comes back to town. Once again, Helen is attracted to Georgette’s man. But Hawthorne Biggs isn’t what he proclaims to be. When Helen goes missing, Georgette and Roberta jump into action. After braving separation, torture and near death, all seems lost.

Will Helen be the undoing of Bobby’s Diner? Or will Georgette’s beloved restaurant fall into the hands of unscrupulous businessmen?

HOTTER THAN HELEN, women’s fiction that slips frighteningly into romance with the sharp edge of a dagger–possibly the same one used in a murder!

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Bobby’s Diner


A Romantic Cozy Mystery Series, Book 1

Bobby’s Diner was a Finalist in three book competitions! 2010 International Book Awards, 2009 Next Generation Book Awards, and the 2009 National Best Books Award

“Wingate shows an elegance in writing that is masterly…”
“…you’ll remember this story for years to come!”
“A fabulous and highly recommended read.”

BOBBY’S DINER… is a story of a woman trying to find herself in a town where nobody wants her. Georgette Carlisle snags husband, Bobby, away from another woman, Vanessa Carlisle. After he dies – fifteen years later when the story begins – he leaves his restaurant called Bobby’s Diner to both women. But, that’s not the only problem. Bobby’s Diner, situated on an attractive highway corridor property, is slated as the next boutique tourist site and sits smack in way of Zach Pinzer’s dreams and future with Chariot International Incorporated, a large developer headquartered in Phoenix.

Even after Zach arranges to destroy their property and fatally wounds their beloved busboy and gardener, he nearly kills Roberta, Vanessa’s daughter, Georgette gives the creeps the fight of her life. Georgette Carlisle’s story tells a tale of life, love, death, grief, pain, loneliness, and redemption. And, she finds her true family with the most unexpected people.

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Sacrifice At Sea


A Romantic Mystery Series, Book 3

SACRIFICE AT SEA received the honor of Top Pick from Spirited Woman!

From WINNER OF THE FORWARD NATIONAL LITERATURE AWARD and #1 Amazon Bestselling Auhtor, Susan Wingate, comes SACRIFICE AT SEA, a suspenseful romantic thriller.

After losing her husband and then her fiance’, Georgette Carlisle has finally met a new man–the police chief of Sunnydale, Willard Cleary. And, when they decide to take a cruise to the exotic Caribbean, she feels her life normalize. That is, until she learns there has been a murder aboard their ship. But, when the murderer turns his attention toward Georgette, their vacation cruise becomes a nightmare at sea.

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