Mystery Series

Middle-Grade/Young Adult




Meet Renée

Renée Pawlish is the award-winning author of the bestselling Reed Ferguson mystery series, horror bestseller Nephilim Genesis of Evil, The Noah Winters YA Adventure series, middle-grade historical novel This War We’re In, Take Five, a short story collection, and The Sallie House: Exposing the Beast Within, a nonfiction account of a haunted house investigation.

Renée has been called “a promising new voice to the comic murder mystery genre” and “a powerful storyteller”. Nephilim Genesis of Evil has been compared to Stephen King and Frank Peretti.

Renée was born in California, but has lived most of her life in Colorado.

In the News

Night of the Hunted, The 11th Reed Ferguson Mystery, Is Now On Sale

I’m happy to announce that the 11th Reed Ferguson mystery, Night of the Hunted, is now on sale. Early reviews have been overwhelmingly positive, which is always nice 🙂 Here’s a little bit about the novel:

When Reed Ferguson, Denver private investigator, receives a call from a mysterious woman seeking his help to escape her abusive husband, Reed can’t refuse, even…

Back Story, the 10th Reed Ferguson Mystery, Is Here!

I’m so excited to announce the release of Back Story, the 10th novel in the Reed Ferguson mystery series. I can’t believe the series is up to number 10. All the gang is back: Willie, Cal and the Goofball Brothers, along with some interesting new characters. Here’s a bit about the story:

The past and the present collide with stunning results…

The Next Reed Ferguson Mystery Is Coming Soon!

Just a quick post to let you know that the next Reed Ferguson mystery will be available soon!

This is the 10th novel in the series, and the tentative release date is July 21st.

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Renée is available to answer questions about The Reed Ferguson Mystery Series, The Noah Winter Adventure Series, Nephilim Genesis of Evil, The Sallie House: Exposing the Beast Within or any of her books in person, by phone, or via video conference.
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