Susan P. Baker is the author of (6) six novels, UNAWARE, Ledbetter Street, Suggestion of Death, My First Murder, Death of a Prince, and The Sweet Scent of Murder, as well as two nonfiction books, Murdered Judges Of the Twentieth Century and Heart of Divorce-Advice from a Judge.
She is the past head of the Southwest Chapter of Mystery Writers of America, and currently a member of Authors Guild, Women Fiction Writers Association, Writer’s League of Texas, Sisters in Crime, and San Miguel Literary Sala.
A retired judge from Texas, Susan also practiced law and worked as a probation officer, all of which give her books a ring of authenticity. Susan is the mother of two and grandmother of eight. She lives in Galveston. Read her blog and about her at www.susanpbaker.com. Follow her @Susanpbaker. Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LEDBETTER STREET is the story of a mother fighting to gain custody of her autistic son 40 years after giving him up.
Marian Reid is the owner of Reid's Ritzy Rags on Ledbetter Street in Galveston, Texas, and, for all practical purposes, the helper or "fixer" of her friends' and neighbors' problems. When the caregiver of Marian's son dies from Alzheimer's, Marian must fight fierce opposition to gain custody, while making other difficult choices involving her friends along the way.
Suggestion of Death2013
The Sweet Scent of Murder2007
Death of a Prince2005
Murdered Judges of the 20th Century2004
Heart of Divorce, Advice from a Judge2004
My First Murder1989
Awards and Recognition
- 2015 LEDBETTER STREET: Honorable Mention by 3rd Annual Writer's Digest Self-Published eBook Awards in Mainstream/Literary Fiction category; Finalist Readers' Favorite Contest in the Fiction - General category. 2005 DEATH OF A PRINCE: Finalist for Writers League of Texas Violet Crown Awards.