Author Information
Rebecca A. Engel's Latest Book

Newest Release

  • Bibliography:
    22 Books - 3 Series
  • First Book:
    February 2014
  • Latest Book:
    August 2017
  • Rating:

Full Series List in Order

A Helen Wiels Mystery

1 - Past Matters (Jun-2014)
2 - Money Matters (Nov-2015)
3 - Life Matters (Nov-2015)
4 - Relative Matters (Jun-2016)
5 - Fatal Matters (Jul-2017)

The In Stone Trilogy

1 - Secrets in Stone (Feb-2014)
2 - Sorrows in Stone (May-2016)
3 - Sustained in Stone (Oct-2016)

A Valerie Urniak Mystery

1 - Permanent Damage (May-2015)
2 - Contrive to Kill (Aug-2015)
3 - Variants of Deja Vu (Oct-2015)
4 - A Ring of Truth (Dec-2015)
5 - Too Soon (Mar-2016)
6 - Dangerous Undercurrents (Sep-2016)
7 - Zugzwang (Nov-2016)
8 - Alternate Lives (Feb-2017)
9 - Partings (May-2017)

Book List in Order: 22 titles


  • Brooke Carter knows exactly who she is: a native Californian, the daughter of a professor and a librarian, a teacher who is about to complete her first year of teaching in Madison, Wisconsin, where she moved after graduation.So why, when asked her n...



  • A dead-end job. An unrequited crush. A break-in and near assault.Life wasn't going too well for Joyce Manning. Given her circumstances, it wasn't surprising that she was willing to accept the strange condition in the will of a heretofore-unknown re...



  • If Helen Wiels can’t live up to her name, her new job may prove deadly!The common mispronunciation of Helen’s last name makes it sound like she’s 'Hell-on Wheels.' The newly minted librarian is anything but that! Yet when she’s unfairly fir...



  • Lauren Clark had certain expectations when she accepted an invitation from a college classmate to a mini-reunion in her new rural home. But it was what she didn’t expect that threw her life in turmoil.Lauren expected the reunion to give her time to...



  • The concert was in a stadium in a rural area, but that didn’t mean tickets were cheap. Rosemary Noonan was happy to go by herself to save some money that way. With two kids and only her husband working, it seemed the sensible way to do it.It might ...





  • Valerie Urniak is a hairdresser with a difference. She can shrink your head as well as style your hair.Valerie gave up a promising career as a psychologist to return to the vocation that put her through school. Hairdressing allowed her to help peop...



  • Things aren’t always what they seem to be. Psychologist-turned-hairdresser Valerie Urniak learned that lesson when tragedy struck in her building. What at first appeared to be a terrible accident turned out to be something else entirely.Things aren...



  • The past is repeating itself with a slightly different twist this time. Some things in psychologist-turned-hairdresser Valerie Urniak’s life are new and good " like her happy marriage to Detective John Wilson, and the success of her new shop. But...






  • There's a saying that the road to hell is paved with good intentions… and hell was just where Helen Wiels thought she was heading when, with the best of intentions, her fiancé, Jackson Wagner, hired an assistant for her. That assistant was her for...



  • A new city. A new job. A new threat to her life?Helen Wiels has moved to San Francisco for her new job with a private society. She’s still having trouble living up to the mispronunciation of her surname, which makes it sound as if she’s ‘Hell-...



  • When Valerie Urniak happened upon some cold case police files she had tucked away and forgotten about after her husband’s murder, she found her investigative skills hadn’t tarnished. While Valerie is seeking the truth about what happened to an h...



  • When private detective Vince Cardonza asks Valerie Urniak Harris to consult on a case, she refuses to consider it without her husband Jacob’s consent. After almost twenty-five years of marriage, Jacob has had enough of his wife putting her life in ...



  • In the Middle Ages, a young girl is denied her artistic talent. As the Civil War approaches, one young man hopes to gain glory in it, while another wants to remove himself from the the war-bound world.Martine d’Avignon has the ability to become a m...



  • Helen Wiels is keeping secrets. They aren’t hers, but if she breathes a word about them, it could mean the end of some friendships she values.Helen’s past is not exactly a secret, but there was something in it she probably should have told Jackso...



  • Does a life insurance policy mean a death sentence? That’s what Valerie Urniak Harris thinks when she discovers her best friend has taken out a hefty insurance policy on herself with her newly found birth mother as its beneficiary. Valerie is sure...



  • Decades after Joyce Manning Stern had all the gargoyles removed from the estate she had inherited, she learns the truth: while the gargoyles had been removed from her home, a few remained in the caves on the property. This was not good news. When she...



  • Valerie Urniak Cardonza never thought of herself as someone with a nemesis, but now she has two: one who is a threat to her marriage, and another who is a threat to her family. It is Valerie, not her chess-savant son Bobby, who finds herself in a zug...



  • When Valerie Urniak Cardonza suffers a head injury that leaves her first in a coma, then with amnesia, she’s not certain which will come back first " her memory or the person who wants her dead.Valerie has no memory of her real life. All she know...






  • Valerie Urniak Cardonza thinks she is losing her mind. How else can she explain why she sees the same man wherever she goes, yet when she tries to point him out to anyone, he’s gone?Worse, while it’s been six years since she lived alternate lives...



  • Helen Wiels Wagner is as stunned as the rest of the town at the death of a woman she’d never considered her friend. While everyone from the sheriff to the woman’s husband is willing to accept the tragedy, Helen is unable to do that. It’s not de...



  • She’d grown up knowing her purpose in life was to make a marriage that would advance her family’s status. That would not be difficult, for she had the attributes needed: a generous dowry, beauty, charm, and intelligence enough to run a household ...


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Rebecca A. Engel has published 22 books.

Rebecca A. Engel does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Inventing Margery Kempe, was published in August 2017.

The first book by Rebecca A. Engel, Secrets in Stone, was published in February 2014.

Yes. Rebecca A. Engel has 3 series.