Tace Baker

Bluffing is Murder

Bluffing is Murder

Lauren Rousseau Mysteries, Book 2 Summer promises to be anything but easy for Quaker linguistics professor Lauren Rousseau in this thrilling sequel to Speaking of Murder. With her boyfriend Zac returning to Haiti to visit his family, Lauren is on her own in Ashford, Massachusetts—and danger is never far behind. Still reeling from an attack by her student’s murderer, Lauren decides to brush up on her karate and finds herself drawn to handsome sensei Dan Talbot. During a run near the sea bluffs, she discovers the corpse of her insurance agent, Charles Heard, who is also a Trustee for one of…

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Speaking of Murder

Speaking of Murder

Lauren Rousseau Mysteries, Book 1 The murder of a talented student at a small New England college thrusts linguistics professor Lauren Rousseau into the search for the killer. Lauren is a determined Quaker with an ear for accents. Her investigation exposes small town intrigues, academic blackmail and a clandestine drug cartel that now has its sights set on her. Convinced that the key to the crime lies hidden in her dead student’s thesis, Lauren races to solve the mystery while an escalating trail of misfortune circles ever closer. Her department chair behaves suspiciously. A century-old local boat shop is torched.…

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Other Publications

Other Publications

Tace’s short story, “An Idea for Murder,” appeared in the  Burning Bridges anthology (May, 2012). You can find it on Amazon for 99 cents at http://amzn.to/JulkGb, with all proceeds going to Literacy for Incarcerated Teens. It’s also available for free in all eformats from Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/155449.

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