C. Michele Dorsey is the author of Oh Danny Girl and the Sabrina Salter series, including No Virgin Island, Permanent Sunset, Tropical Depression, and Salt Water Wounds. Her latest novel, Gone But Not Forgotten will be published by Severn House in July 2023.
Michele is a lawyer, mediator, former adjunct law professor and nurse, who didn’t know she could be a writer when she grew up. Now that she does, Michele writes constantly, whether on St John, outer Cape Cod, or anywhere within a mile of the ocean. isitors to know about.
"Engrossing . . . This solid psychological suspense novel should appeal to Lisa Unger fans" - Publishers Weekly
"Dorsey escalates the tension masterfully" - Kirkus Reviews
HIGH PRAISE FOR THE SABRINA SALTER SERIES:
"Charming, beguiling, and full of surprises. Sabrina Salter is terrific—a smart, endearing and determined heroine who will be your new best friend."
--Hank Phillippi Ryan, Anthony, Macavity, and Mary Higgins Clark award-winning author
"A vulnerable, tough woman makes a difference in troubled lives. Fast-paced, gripping, terrific."
--Carolyn Hart, New York Times bestselling author
"C. Michele Dorsey … takes Nantucket refugee Sabrina Salter to a gloriously rendered Caribbean island for an emotional journey, littered with echoes of a past she tried to leave behind. A fast-paced, engaging story with an endearing main character who can't help but be her own worst enemy.--Hallie Ephron, New York Times bestselling author
"This fast-paced and action-packed drama quickly became a page-turner...From the beginning to the end, this book captured my attention and I look forward to more island adventures in...this terrific series." --Dru's Book Musings
"The key to C. Michele Dorsey's writing is her knack for blending light, breezy (but not insubstantial), fast-paced reading with a bit of grit and real drama."
Ever since Olivia and her mother fled their home, back when she was just a child, Olivia's lived with her mother's secrets and mantras. Don't stand out. Don't make friends. And most important of all: Don't ask questions.
Olivia is now a twenty-nine-year-old law student. She lives in Boston in a beautiful home with the perfect husband. It's a good life. But she's always longed to know more about her family history, and now her beloved mother has dementia, she knows she probably never will.
That is, until her mother signs a check in a different name, the day before she dies, leaving Olivia an unexpected clue to her past - a clue that will lead her down a dark and deadly path.
Because someone doesn't want Olivia to know her real identity. Her husband, her mother's caregivers, even her best friend - can she trust they're who they say they are? The truth about Olivia's past may set her free - but only if she doesn't die first...
Sabrina Salter traded a high-pressure job as a Boston meteorologist for life managing villas on sun-soaked St. John. But storm clouds roll in when Sabrina finds Carter Johnson, her most attractive guest, tucked up in a hammock way past check-out time...and he’s not just dead to the world, he’s just plain dead, with a bullet hole in his chest.
This isn’t the first time Sabrina has seen a dead body, and the island police are well aware of that. Thanks to her checkered history, not to mention the fact that she was the last person who saw Carter alive and far from entirely clothed, she finds herself marked as the prime suspect.
The U.S. Virgin Islands may be the sort of place where even defense attorneys wear flip-flops, but the laid-back life is over for Sabrina unless she can clear her name. So, she sets out to solve the crime, only to find herself caught in a tidal wave of adultery, kidnapping, identity fraud and murder in No Virgin Island, the first in C. Michele Dorsey's outstanding Sabrina Salter series.
Former television meteorologist Sabrina Salter struggled to establish a new life on St. John after being acquitted of murdering her husband on Nantucket and losing her career. She made new friends, found romance, and started a successful villa rental business, which just landed Villa Nirvana, the newest and most opulent villa in the Virgin Islands. But life in paradise isn’t always perfect.
On the eve of a gala wedding being held during the opening of Villa Nirvana, Sabrina discovers the bride of the villa owner has been murdered. The police already dislike Sabrina, who they think made fools of the cops on Nantucket, and recently on St. John They seize the opportunity to scrutinize Sabrina and her business practices regarding the safety and security of villa guests. Unless Sabrina can show the murder was unrelated to her or her business, her life on St. John will tank before sunset. But Sabrina is a relentless survivor, who tackles infidelity, fraud, identity theft, and conspiracy in Permanent Sunset with the temerity readers have admired in this riveting mystery series.
Sabrina Salter returns home to St. John in the Virgin Islands after a disastrous vacation in New England where her grandmother rejected her and her boyfriend, Neil, betrayed her. She discovers an employee at her villa rental agency has been murdered with a machete and her best friend and business partner, Henry, is the prime suspect. If that isn't enough, Hurricane Irma, a category five-plus hurricane, is racing toward St. John, and her grandmother is on-island to make amends. Reluctantly, Sabrina must enlist Neil and his rusty legal skills to save Henry and help find the murderer while a killer, a massive hurricane, and her grandmother are charging her way. Can Sabrina survive the compounded forces of nature, family, and evił on an island that should be paradise?
Sabrina “Salty” Salter resolves to finally determine why her mother disappeared when she was a toddler. The day before she and her grandmother embark on a mission to uncover the answer, an explosion on St. John kills the son of a cop with whom Sabrina and her friends had a confrontation. Post-hurricane St. John gets even more difficult when a former resident and ex-con returns and three men go missing, including Sabrina’s best friend and business partner, Henry. When Sabrina, having failed her quest to find her mother, rushes back to St. John to save Henry with the help of her boyfriend, Neil, she finds a resolution where she never expected it.
Attorney Danny O’Brien thought her biggest problem was that her middle-aged widowed mother went to law school and insisted on joining Danny’s law practice.
Until Danny heads to court for an uncontested divorce trial and a gun is found in her briefcase.
Until the gun is linked to a murder trial in which her hotshot criminal lawyer husband represents an alleged cop killer.
Until her husband is found dead, naked with a woman in a hotel room in Boston.
Life can only get better.
UntilDanny unearths her husband’s clever secret life and starts to question whether he is alive and stalking her.
"The key to C. Michele Dorsey’s writing is her knack for blending light, breezy (but not insubstantial), fast-paced reading with a bit of grit and real drama."
From C. Michele Dorsey, the author of the acclaimed Sabrina Salter Mystery series, Oh Danny Girl will have you on the edge of your seat while on the brink of tears.