Deadly Guild

Who would dump a woman’s body behind a sleazy motel?

She was a prostitute, young and alone, a discard of society. No one cared she was dead except Denver Homicide detective Sarah Spillman.

A Killing

Families keep secrets.

I didn't expect my newest case to be a treasure hunt, but I’m thrown into one when Matt McCoy hires me to find an inheritance hidden by his father. 

The Girl in the window

She thought her neighbors had the perfect life. But when murder rocks the suburbs, she becomes the perfect suspect…

Murder at Eight

On a dreary Denver night in 1951, Dewey Webb’s best friend Chet Inglewood is attacked, launching Dewey into an investigation where a killer will go to any lengths to keep secrets hidden.


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I should have run when Amanda Ghering walked into my detective agency looking …

Gordon Sandalwood suspects his wife Edith is hiding something from him, and he asks …

For Denver Homicide detective Sarah Spillman, a secret from her past haunts …

Renée Pawlish

Although born in California, I've lived in Colorado most of my life. I went to college and graduate school locally, and I currently live in my dream home in the foothills west of Denver. I used to be a counselor, with a focus on teen sexual abuse issues and substance abuse, but then I moved into the IT field and never looked back. 

I have a dry wit, and I love to laugh. I enjoy hiking, riding my bike, and love living in the mountains. 

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