Website: http://www.amazon.com/R.-E.-Derouin/e/B001K7YVXE
Biography: Raymond Derouin was born in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1937. He was an executive in the insurance industry before retiring after thirty years. He began writing stage plays, ultimately winning four national contests. In 1999 he introduced David Dean, a retired police detective. Six mysteries in this series followed. Crime Time, a stand-alone mystery, was published in 2013. Mr. Derouin and his wife live in Mesa, Arizona where he is working on new novels.

Books published by author:


  1. Enough to Miss Christmas
    Enough to Miss Christmas
    by R. E. Derouin

    Rating: 3.5/5 (208 votes cast)

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    The story of family love, love between two people and the intense adoration shared by a stepmother and a precocious twelve year old girl she has rescued from a cloistered existence who is eager to embrace how "regular people" live.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  2. Fridays
    Fridays
    by R. E. Derouin

    Rating: 2.9/5 (61 votes cast)

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    Story Parts: 21

    When a reclusive school teacher is released from the care or her ailing mother, she plans her life ahead. But her world is complicated when she is coerced into sharing her Fridays with a shy widower. At her priest's strong suggestion, she begins this journal.


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  3. Dead on the Fourth of July (David Dean Mysteries)
    Dead on the Fourth of July (David Dean Mysteries)
    by R. E. Derouin

    Rating: 2.9/5 (441 votes cast)

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    David Dean's election bid for Sheriff becomes complicated after ten-year-old Martha discovers a skeleton in an abandoned mine. He and his wife promise the girl they'll identify the remains; but, the bones disappear. Someone wants the skeleton to remain anonymous! Tragedy strikes...

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  4. Mountain Ice (David Dean Mysteries)
    Mountain Ice (David Dean Mysteries)
    by R. E. Derouin

    Rating: 3.4/5 (388 votes cast)

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    Escaping her abusive husband, Edith and her mute son register at the Dean’s B&B. An ex-boyfriend shows up, followed by her husband. Her husband’s climbing rope is cut and he plunges to his death. Did she sever the line or was it her ex-boyfriend or someone else? The police have made up their minds…

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  5. Crime Time
    Crime Time
    by R. E. Derouin

    Rating: 3.5/5 (649 votes cast)

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    Two couples realize their friend has dreams which are visions of past happenings. They use his mystifying ability to locate missing children. A retired FBI agent helps obtain more info and improves their success. Public suspicion grows. It takes all their wile and skill to outsmart the kidnapper.

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  6. Skip Case (David Dean Mysteries)
    Skip Case (David Dean Mysteries)
    by R. E. Derouin

    Rating: 3.3/5 (452 votes cast)

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    When Jeffrey Byrne disappears there is no evidence of a skip, suicide or foul play. Byrne left his lovely wife Cynthia, a sports star son, and a comfortable if boring life. The case is officially closed, but the detective's feelings for the missing man's wife grow, along with his suspicions.

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense

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