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  • The Blackwood Files : File Two: Private Wars

    Terri Reid

    ·  2017

    Even though her father’s murderer had been found and killed, Bruce Blackwood’s spirit would still not rest. Now his focus was on his daughter, Brooke, and the danger she would be in if she ever recovered the childhood memory of his death. Who can she trust when it seems the very people who should watch over her, her parents, were part of the plot? Art O’Reilly not only has to protect Brooke from those who want to do her harm, but also from the growing feelings he has for her... more

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  • Delayed Departures (Mary O'Reilly Paranormal Mystery Series #18)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2016

    Mary O'Reilly has absolutely no plans to meet with anyone on Black Friday as she sets up her office for the annual Christmas Walk that is to be held the following weekend in downtown Freeport. So, nearly eight months pregnant, she dresses for comfort-sweats, thick socks and a flannel shirt. Imagine her surprise when someone barges into her office and announces they're filming her for a guest spot on their cable television show, "Ghost Discoverers... more

  • Frayed Edges (Mary O’Reilly Paranormal Mystery #17)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2016

    A bullet shot rings out on the night of the Super Moon and a promising college student is killed. Was it an accident, or did her research into false claims by a bio-tech, agricultural company garner her too much attention? The wrong kind of attention. Mary and Bradley have to find out or Ruth McCredie will never rest.

  • The Blackwood Files - File One: Family Secrets

    Terri Reid

    ·  2015

    Brooke Callahan’s life might not have been perfect, but it was pretty much what she had expected. She was successful, she was admired and she had a reputation for being a tough defense lawyer, even for her pro-bono cases. Her father was the well-respected and often feared, Judge Callahan. Her mother, Amy Callahan, was a successful hostess in the politically influential circles of Cook County, Illinois. Detective Arthur O’Reilly could care less about politics, except when they got in his way... more

  • Old Acquaintance - A Mary O'Reilly Paranormal Mystery (Mary O’Reilly Paranormal Mystery #19)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2017

    The spirit from the asylum has followed Mary O’Reilly home for the holidays. But there are no chestnuts roasting on the open fires he’s creating. With Rosie and Stanley in danger, will Mary and company be able to assure themselves of a Merry Christmas, or will things go terribly, terribly wrong?

  • Deadly Circumstances (Mary O’Reilly Paranormal Mystery #16)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2015

    The bedroom door flew open with a powerful crash. “What the...?” Mary exclaimed. Mike nodded. “Yeah, well see, that’s the problem,” he said with a sigh. “You brought someone home with you tonight.” “What?” “And it looks like she’s not real happy about your relationship with Bradley,” he said. “I have a jealous ghost in my house?” Mary asked, astonished. Mike shook his head apologetically. “No, sweetheart,” he said. “You have a jealous poltergeist in your home... more

  • Haunted Tales (Mary O’Reilly Paranormal Mystery #15)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2015

    The death of a beloved fourth-grade teacher has haunted Andrew Tyler his entire life. Was it really an accidental death or was she murdered? And if it was only an accident, why did her ghost haunt the hallways of the old, abandoned school in Polo, Illinois? Andrew calls on Mary O’Reilly to solve the mystery and catch a killer who is still on the loose in the small town.

  • Buried Innocence (Mary O’Reilly Paranormal Mystery #13)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2014

    Placing the bags on the counter, Donna slipped off her jacket and hung it on the back of a kitchen chair, and then she pulled an apron over her work clothes. She started unpacking the groceries, first putting the refrigerated foods away and then she started working on the canned goods. She smiled as she heard Ryan singing. It wasn’t a tune she was familiar with, so he must have learned it in daycare... more

  • Treasured Legacies (Mary O’Reilly Paranormal Mystery #12)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2014

    Was it raining outside? Dale Johnson wondered as he woke up. It was dark and he could hear the sound of rain hitting the roof. Suddenly, he was pelted with something small and hard. He opened his eyes and sat up, nearly fainting in the process. His head was pounding. What the hell happened? He was pelted again and realized he was being hit with small pieces of corn. His stomach twisted and his heart pounded... more

  • Stolen Dreams - A Mary O'Reilly Paranormal Mystery - Book Fourteen (Mary O’Reilly Paranormal Mystery #14)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2015

    “But Sol, it ain’t haunted like you thought,” Marty argued cautiously. It wasn’t a good idea to get Sol too angry. “We’ve tried everything, séances, Ouija boards, mediums—everything. This place is just an old, empty house. A creepy, old house.” Sol shook his head, disregarding Marty’s words, and started up the tall staircase to the second floor. “It just has to seem like a haunted house,” he said. “We’ll keep the crowds coming if it seems like a haunted house... more

  • Secret Hollows (Mary O’Reilly Paranormal Mystery #7)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2013

    The man smiled at Timmy. “That would be nice of you. Why don’t you lead the way?” Timmy moved past the man and started back up the hill. He heard the whoosh of something moving quickly through the air, but it hit him before he had time to react. He felt the impact against his head and his whole body flew sideways through the air. Landing in the dense ground cover, his face was momentarily buried in loose dirt, pine needles, dried leaves and twigs... more

  • Broken Promises (Mary O’Reilly Paranormal Mystery #8)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2013

    Clarissa yawned and rubbed her eyes. “Will I ever meet an angel, Daddy?” she asked, as she snuggled into her pillow. He leaned over and kissed her on her forehead. “I’m sure you will, sweetheart,” he said. “You just have to watch for them.” She nodded sleepily. “Night Daddy, I love you.” “I love you too,” he whispered, to the already sleeping child. A fierce feeling of protectiveness struck him as he watched her sleep from the doorway... more

  • To All A Good Night: A Mary O'Reilly Series Short Story

    Terri Reid

    ·  2016

    It's Mary O'Reilly's first Christmas in Freeport and she's stranded by a snowstorm, so she can't make it home to Chicago for the holidays. During the storm she learns the true meaning of Christmas with the help of her new friends, Stanley and Rosie.

  • Death's Refrain

    Terri Reid

    ·  2017

    A distinct chill went up Professor Elaine Wright’s spine. She slowly turned around and her heart dropped when she saw the ghost of a young girl standing near the road. Like the other ghosts Elaine had encountered, the girl was translucent. Elaine could make out her features, but if she looked closely she could see through her to the woods beyond. The girl had shoulder length, brown hair, and Elaine could see where a dimple was hidden in her cheek... more

  • Clear Expectations - A Mary O'Reilly Paranormal Mystery (Book 20) (Mary O'Reilly Paranormal Mysteries)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2017

    Mandy, a novice nurse at Freeport hospital, took the elevator down to get supplies for her area. It only took a moment to go from four down to three. The elevator doors opened to a dimly lit floor. She walked out and glanced to her right. The empty nurses station was just down the hall before the double doors that she assumed led to the now empty rooms. There were a few boxes on the counter that surrounded the station, but other than those, the station was empty... more

  • Twisted Paths (Mary O’Reilly Paranormal Mystery #9)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2013

    Gloria Foley turned off the light in the hallway and made her way slowly upstairs to bed. She paused at the doorway of her daughter’s bedroom and shook her head. It had been such an emotional day for all of them. She prayed she would have the strength to get them both through these treacherous teenaged years. Slowly turning the knob on the bedroom door, she quietly opened it to check on her sleeping child... more

  • Darkness Exposed (Mary O’Reilly Paranormal Mystery #5)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2013

    Jeannine appeared in the room across from Mary. Her face was streaked with tears and she was visibly trembling. “Mary, I remembered,” she cried. “I remembered and it was awful.” The time has finally come for Mary to investigate Jeannine’s murder. As all clues point to someone in Bradley’s old neighborhood, Mary and Ian move in to the former Alden residence and pose as newlyweds to set Mary up as bait for the killer... more

  • Natural Reaction (Mary O’Reilly Paranormal Mystery #6)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2013

    The last few students climbed through windows, black smoke billowing out of them. The teacher turned to his student. “I’ll let you down first.” “But Coach, whose going to help you?” “Hey, you’re my best fielder, I expect to jump right into your arms,” he said. “Just promise not to whip me over to Smith for a double play.” The young man, his face streaked with soot, grinned at his coach. “Yeah, Coach, I promise... more

  • Bumpy Roads (Mary O’Reilly Paranormal Mystery #11)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2013

    Hurrying to the old bridge that crossed Yellow Creek, Courtney stepped to the side as a car came up behind her. The bridge was only wide enough for one car and even foot traffic had to climb up on the narrow ledge for safety. The car slowed and the driver’s side window rolled down. A familiar face greeted Courtney. “Hey, Courtney, how about a ride?” he asked. She shook her head. “No, thanks, I’m good,” she said. “It’s only a few more blocks.” The driver looked up to the sky... more

  • Final Call (Mary O’Reilly Paranormal Mystery #4)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2013

    Stanley peered up into the shadows above the stage. There was a colorful blaze of fabric amidst the burgundy curtains and canvas backdrops. He moved closer, trying to get a better view from a different angle. “Hey, what’s this play about anyway?” Stanley asked. “Is it a Western?” “No, it’s a drama,” Rosie replied. “How come you need a dummy hanging from a rope?” She looked over quickly. “No one gets hanged in the play.” “Sure looks like it. Up there... more

  • Veiled Passages (Mary O’Reilly Paranormal Mystery #10)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2013

    A famous mystery writer drowns in a hotel bathtub… an accident or foul play? His ghost thinks it was murder. His mystery writer colleagues want to help Mary solve the case. Gary Copper is still on the loose and gunning for both Bradley and Mary. And, in between all of the murder and mayhem, Mary and Bradley are trying desperately to finally walk up the aisle. Will they ever become husband and wife?

  • Bearly In Love

    Terri Reid

    ·  2014

    Stacy Gage is really hoping that “happily ever after” does exist, but right now, she’s doubting it. Newly graduated, she arrived back in her home town to discover that if it wasn’t for bad, she wouldn’t have any luck at all. Her grandmother is in the beginning stages of Alzheimer’s and the financial nest egg her grandfather spent years building has disappeared. When he isn’t kissing her senselessly, the man of her dreams seems to be very much involved with someone else... more

  • Never Forgotten (Mary O’Reilly Paranormal Mystery #3)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2013

    Bradley crept forward between the tall narrow aisles created by the shelves. Just before he reached the corner he heard a thump, the sound of a body hitting the floor. He rushed forward into the corner of the room. The desk was empty. The chair was pushed up against it, neatly awaiting its usual occupant. No one was in the corner. No one was there to make the sound. No one…alive. A cold chill ran down his back. He really wanted to leave the room. Instead, he moved closer... more

  • Good Tidings (Mary O’Reilly Paranormal Mystery #2)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2012

    Black Friday – the official opening of the holiday shopping season – and Patrice Marcum is stuck in the middle of her local superstore with a crying infant, a near-hysterical desire to just abandon the diapers and milk she desperately needs, and the snowstorm of the century dumping half a foot of snow on the parking lot outside. She needs a miracle. The little old lady seems sweet, but there was no way Patrice was going to leave three-month-old Jeremy with a stranger... more

  • Hazel's Heart : The Willoughby Witches (Book Two)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2018

    Over one hundred years ago, a group of witches, escaping a second wave of Witch Trials made their way from New England to Whitewater, Wisconsin, known as Second Salem. Others, seeking knowledge in spiritualism and the occult, also made their way to the city and, through their ignorance, unleashed an evil entity poised to destroy the city. Three sisters, the Willoughby Witches, created an incantation strong enough to ensnare the demon... more

  • Catalpa's Curse: The Willoughby Witches (Book Three)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2019

    Over one hundred years ago, a group of witches, escaping a second wave of Witch Trials made their way from New England to Whitewater, Wisconsin, known as Second Salem. Others, seeking knowledge in spiritualism and the occult, also made their way to the city and, through their ignorance, unleashed an evil entity poised to destroy the city. Three sisters, the Willoughby Witches, created an incantation strong enough to ensnare the demon... more

  • Mary O'Reilly - First Three Novels: A Mary O'Reilly Paranormal Mystery Boxed Set (Mary O'Reilly Paranormal Mystery Series)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2017

    Buy the first three novels together and save $5.98! Loose Ends - Dying is what changed Mary O’Reilly’s life. Well, actually, coming back from the dead and having the ability to communicate with ghosts is really what did it. Now, a private investigator in rural Freeport, Illinois, Mary’s trying to learn how to incorporate her experience as a Chicago cop and new-found talent into a real job... more

  • Auld Lang Syne : A MARY O’REILLY SERIES SHORT STORY

    Terri Reid

    ·  2017

    Clarissa Alden and Maggie Brennan have been friends since they were little girls, each sharing the unique circumstance of being adopted when they were babies. But they also shared the secret of Maggie’s special gift of being able to communicate with ghosts. Now, as college seniors, they find themselves caught up in a murder mystery to help exonerate a man who helped Clarissa when she was a little girl, lost in the streets of Chicago... more

  • Rowan's Responsibility : The Willoughby Witches (Book One)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2018

    Over one hundred years ago, a group of witches, escaping a second wave of Witch Trials made their way from New England to Whitewater, Wisconsin, known as Second Salem. Others, seeking knowledge in spiritualism and the occult, also made their way to the city and, through their ignorance, unleashed an evil entity poised to destroy the city. Three sisters, the Willoughby Witches, created an incantation strong enough to ensnare the demon... more

  • Loose Ends (Mary O’Reilly Paranormal Mystery #1)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2012

    Dying is what changed Mary O’Reilly’s life. Well, actually, coming back from the dead and having the ability to communicate with ghosts is really what did it. Now, a private investigator in rural Freeport, Illinois, Mary’s trying to learn how to incorporate her experience as a Chicago cop and new-found talent into a real job... more

  • The Ghosts Of New Orleans (A Paranormal Research & Containment Division (PRCD) Case File #1)

    Terri Reid

    ·  2010

    After a Category Five Hurricane has ravaged the coastline of Louisiana, Eloise Parker, an agent for the PRCD, is called in to locate any displaced spirits and guide them on. Powerful forces employ the “Old Magic” of New Orleans in an attempt to thwart her efforts and end her life. Eloise is familiar with this kind of mission, having worked on disasters throughout the world... more

  • Deadly Requests: A Paranormal Short Story

    Terri Reid

    ·  2017

    Dead. She was sure of it. But with no bodies and no missing persons reports, who would believe her? The profile photos attached to the friend requests Police Officer JJ Victory received were disturbing. The women were posed to look relaxed, but their unseeing eyes told another story. Was she going to have to solve this mystery on her own, or would she receive help from a unlikely source? A man who had a great deal of experience with the dead.

  • Orion's Moon: a paranormal short story

    Terri Reid

    ·  2016

    When blood-born witch Cassidy Maguire opens her home to a stray dog she names Orion, she doesn't realize that by opening the door to her new companion, she has also opened the door to a curse 300 years in the making. (Previously published in 2011 Anthology - Every Witch Way But Wicked)

  • Sneakers: A Swift Romance Short Story

    Terri Reid

    ·  2017

    Inspired by Taylor Swift's song "You Belong With Me." Molly and Jack have been next door neighbors and best friend ever since they were toddlers. But the summer before Jack's senior year in high school, he spends the whole summer away from Molly. When he comes back, not only has Jack changed physically, so has Molly's feelings for him. Unfortunately, on the first day of school, Jack's new good-looks attract the attention of the head cheerleader and most popular girl in school... more

  • Every Witch Way But Wicked

    Wren Emerson, Rose Pressey, Dale Mayer, Christiana Miller, Debora Geary, Edie Ramer, Misty Evans, Barbra Annino, Terri Reid, Camillia Chafer, J.L. Bryan, Toni LoTempio

    ·  2011

    Take twelve paranormal authors. Toss them together in one anthology. Add a dash of romance, a pinch of humor and a dollop of mystery. Stir in a few ghosts, a handful of sorcerers and garnish with magic for the perfect witch's brew. A Tale of Two Witches ~ Christiana Miller and Barbra Annino Two young witches join forces to take on a soul-stealer when he threatens the small town of Amethyst, IL... more