Paul AUSTIN ARDOIN
Blood is thicker than oil.
Until murder is involved.
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Book 6 Coming September 22!
The Watchful Coroner
A murder in the city's most exclusive hotel. The main suspect? Her boyfriend's ex-wife.There's another murder in the cozy beach town of Estancia. This time, Coroner Fenway Stevenson needs to solve the murder of one of the most prominent businessmen in town.But everyone has ulterior motives. Fenway finds herself walking a thin line between what she believes and where the evidence points. Will Fenway arrest an innocent woman to save herself? Can she uncover the truth before it's too late?
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This summer, The Reluctant Coroner hit NUMBER ONE on the Kindle Free, Kobo Free and the Apple Books Free charts—not just for mysteries, but for the entire free store! Other books quickly climbed the paid book charts, including The Incumbent Coroner as #6 in Kindle African American Mysteries, and The Incumbent Coroner, The Upstaged Coroner, and The Courtroom Coroner all graced the Nook Indie Top 100!
Interview on Kobo Writing Life Podcast
I was recently interviewed by Joni DiPlacido and Stephanie McGrath of the Kobo Writing Life podcast. The interview is now live, and coincides with a big promotion of The Reluctant Coroner.
Check out Episode #202: A NaNoWriMo Success Story!
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About Paul Austin Ardoin
Paul Austin Ardoin is a California native who is the author of the Fenway Stevenson mystery series. He has published short fiction and humorous essays in the anthologies Bottomfish and Sweet Fancy Moses, and articles about computer security in California Computer News and European Communications. When he’s not writing novels or trying to save the world through better computer security, Paul plays keyboards in a dance rock band. He lives in the Sacramento area with his wife, two teenagers, and a menagerie of animals.