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It was 1985 and the little town I loved in was horrified at the murder that captured newspaper headlines. The site of the murder was just a few minutes from my home.

Using my EMT skills, I used to work in the infirmary of a local summer day camp in those years. Every day, as I drove to work, I went past the driveway leading to the smokehouse where the victim’s body had been burned beyond recognition. The police caught the murderer and the trial replaced the actual murder headlines.

But each time I passed the mailbox at the end of the crime scene driveway I was filled with an unease, there were nights when the horror at what had occurred there just wouldn’t leave my mind and I would lay awake staring at the ceiling.

When I wrote Final Sin I used a mental image of the crime scene that had haunted my town and I developed a different crime, a crime that included a body that had been set on fire. But that is where the similarity ended…

… Deputy Sheriff Commander Jake Carson has his hands full with the investigation of a brutal multiple homicide, a troubled son and a vindictive ex-wife when he meets young, free-spirited paramedic Julie Jennings. He is immediately drawn to her and finds himself unexpectedly falling in love. Julie finds herself just as drawn to him. When Julie becomes the subject of an obsession, it puts both of their lives in extreme danger… Romance…danger…adventure…suspense…another great Chelle Cordero novel sure to grab readers from many genre!

Final Sin was an Honorable Mention in the
Fiction Category of the 
2010 NY Book Festival 

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Until the Ambulance Arrives

By Chelle Cordero
Price: Free!  Published by Vanilla Heart Publishing.
Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
Until the Ambulance Arrives – A helpful guide by Chelle Cordero, Emergency Medical Technician, CPR and First Aid Instructor, and long-time volunteer with her local ambulance corps. Chelle is a multipublished author, journalist and writer for multiplepublications, and has included teaser chapters of her two EMS Novels – Final Sin and Hyphema – in this free ebook.
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Karma Visited

By Chelle Cordero
Price: $3.99 USD. Published by Vanilla Heart Publishing.
Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Do you believe in karma? Annie Furman has a gift that allows her, while she sleeps, to visit people in their time of need – but who will be there for her when she needs help? Undersheriff Dave Turner is investigating a series of home invasions and homicides. He has no idea that solving this case will lead him to the woman of his dreams.
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The Many Faces of Chelle Cordero

By Chelle Cordero
Price: $1.99 USD. Published by Vanilla Heart Publishing.
Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The Many Faces of Chelle Cordero is a single author collection of short stories featuring Introduction, Pussycat Tails, Holiday Happiness, Not Alone, I Swear That Raccoon Just Knocked on the Door, Stormy Weather, A Mother’s Love, More Than a Friend, The Meeting, The Vacation and a special bonus section.
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Living, Breathing, Writing: A Lesson A Day, Volume 2

By Chelle Cordero
Price: $2.99 USD. Published by Vanilla Heart Publishing.
Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
In celebration of Volume 1 going to print edition due to demand, Chelle Cordero and Vanilla Heart Publishing have put together another complete month of lessons about the craft of writing and being a writer, from time management to social networking, organizing queries to publication, and more. Includes more than 50 brain-starting exercises and prompts to help you get those words on paper.
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Hyphema

By Chelle Cordero
Series: EMS Novels by Chelle Cordero, Book 2.
Price: $3.99 USD. Published by Vanilla Heart Publishing.
Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Hyphema: Bleeding in the eye caused by trauma… Matt Garratti, a paramedic from New York, moves his wife and son to North Carolina to work at his dream job as a flight medic. Pakistani born Sudah, his wife, receives frosty stares and insensitive comments from their new neighbors… Matt wonders if he is pursuing his dream or bringing his family into a nightmare from which they may never wake.
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Living, Breathing, Writing: A Lesson A Day

By Chelle Cordero
Price: $2.99 USD.  Published by Vanilla Heart Publishing.
Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A complete month of lessons about the craft of writing and being a writer, from time management to social networking, organizing queries to publication, and more. In the Bonus Section of this book you’ll find more than 50 brain-starting exercises to help you get those words on paper.
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His Lucky Charm

By Chelle Cordero
Series: Chelle Cordero’s Cousins Suspenses, Book 1.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,990. Language: English. Published by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Category:Fiction » Romance » General
What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas… this time it follows Brandon and Caitlyn across the country and into a world of espionage and danger. The one thing that Brandon knows for sure is that he can’t afford to lose his lucky charm, Caitlyn.
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Common Bond, Tangled Hearts

By Chelle Cordero
Price: $3.99 USD.  Published by Vanilla Heart Publishing.
Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Layne Gillette’s world is turned upside down when a man she has never met shows up to lay claim as the father of her 6-year old son. When Layne’s abusive “ex-husband” shows up, they are torn apart by danger, kidnapping and lies.
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A Chaunce of Riches

By Chelle Cordero
Price: $3.99 USD. Published by Vanilla Heart Publishing.
Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Ben Johnson was hired as a bodyguard for a rich widow and her kid, but he never expected to be working for the woman who had abandoned him just when he had needed her the most. Damn it all, he still wanted her. Samantha Chaunce never thought she would have to explain why she married the rich man instead of Ben. Or that her husband had been murdered…and Ben was the prime suspect.
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Hostage Heart

By Chelle Cordero
Price: $3.99 USD.  Published by Vanilla Heart Publishing.
Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Life was hard after the hurricanes swept through, destroying her parents’ home and livelihood… An errand for her boss – a chance encounter with a crew of bank robbers – a kind man who tried to help her … a man who isn’t all he seems…no, he is so much more
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Final Sin

By Chelle Cordero
Series: EMS Novels by Chelle Cordero, Book 1.
Price: $3.99 USD. Published by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Category:Fiction » Romance » General
Deputy Sheriff Commander Jake Carson has his hands full… investigation of a brutal multiple homicide, a troubled son and a vindictive ex-wife. He meets young, free-spirited paramedic Julie Jennings. When Julie becomes the subject of an obsession, it puts both of them in danger…
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Courage of the Heart

By Chelle Cordero
Series: Survivors by Chelle Cordero.
Price: $3.99 USD. Published by Vanilla Heart Publishing.
Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Sometimes love is the only cure for the very deepest of emotional wounds. The story of the two lovers takes a series of unexpected and fast paced turns where lives, sanity and love are put in jeopardy. Their commitment to one another results in a spirit that binds them together and helps them to overcome physical and emotional dangers.
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Within the Law

By Chelle Cordero
Series: Chelle Cordero’s Cousins Suspenses, Book 2.
Price: $3.99 USD. Published by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Category:Fiction » Romance » General
Tom gave up on ever falling in love again the day that he buried his high school sweetheart and fiancé. He started a career in law enforcement just so that he could find her murderer and rapist. Just when he is about to see justice done, he meets Alli Davis-the defense attorney for the murdering rapist who took his love from him.
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Bartlett’s Rule

By Chelle Cordero
Series: Survivors by Chelle Cordero.
Price: $3.99 USD.  Published by Vanilla Heart Publishing.
Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Bartlett’s Rule shares the story of Lon and Paige’s love affair; a romance filled with hardship, emotion, danger and triumph. Falling in love was never the challenge; being there for each other, knowing just what to say and making it work is the real test. Paige and Lon are real; they are human, they cry and they laugh. Paige has to learn to trust. Lon has to learn to be patient.
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Common Bond, Tangled Hearts


Layne Gillette’s world is turned upside down when a man she has never met
shows up to lay claim as the father of her 6-year old son.

A Chaunce of Riches


Ben Johnson was hired as a bodyguard for a rich widow and her kid,
but he never expected to be working for the woman who had
abandoned him just when he had needed her the most.

The Many Faces of Chelle Cordero


Chelle Cordero’s first short story collection gives the reader a glimpse into her
writer’s mind, with humor, poignancy, love, suspense, and more

His Lucky Charm


What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas… this time it follows
Brandon and Caitlyn across the country and into
a world of espionage and danger.

Courage of the Heart


COURAGE OF THE HEART shows us that sometimes love is the
only cure for the very deepest of emotional wounds

Bartlett’s Rule


Bartlett’s Rule shares the story of Lon and Paige’s love affair; a
romance filled with hardship, emotion, danger and triumph

Karma Visited


Do you believe in karma? Annie Furman has a gift that allows her,
while she sleeps, to visit people in their time of need
– but who will be there for her when she needs help?

EMS Novels: Final Sin & Hyphema


Final Sin
Deputy Sheriff Commander Jake Carson has his hands full… investigation of a
brutal multiple homicide, a troubled son and a vindictive ex-wife.
Hyphema
Hyphema: Bleeding in the eye caused by trauma… Matt Garratti, a paramedic
from New York, moves his wife and son to North Carolina
yo work at his dream job as a flight medic.

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Final Sin by Chelle Cordero

Deputy Sheriff Commander Jake Carson has his hands full… investigation of a brutal multiple homicide, a troubled son and a vindictive ex-wife. He meets young, free-spirited paramedic Julie Jennings. When Julie becomes the subject of an obsession, it puts both of them in danger…

Final Sin was an Honorable Mention in the Fiction Category of the 2010 NY Book Festival & a 2009 Pushcart Prize nominee.

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Hyphema by Chelle Cordero

Hyphema: Bleeding in the eye caused by trauma… Matt Garratti, a paramedic from New York, moves his wife and son to North Carolina to work at his dream job as a flight medic. Pakistani born Sudah, his wife, receives frosty stares and insensitive comments from their new neighbors… Matt wonders if he is pursuing his dream or bringing his family into a nightmare from which they may never wake.

Hyphema won the Dec 9, 2011 Friday Book Cover Vote on the Shades of Love website & was recommended in the book Summer Reading: 2012 Blue Ribbon Selection published by Ewen Prime Co. 

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A Chaunce of Riches

by Chelle Cordero

Ben Johnson was hired as a bodyguard for a rich widow and her kid, but he never expected to be working for the woman who had abandoned him just when he had needed her the most. Damn it all, he still wanted her. Samantha Chaunce never thought she would have to explain why she married the rich man instead of Ben. Or that her husband had been murdered…and Ben was the prime suspect.

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FIVE STARS A Must Read

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Nothing is simple in the complex tale of love, danger, and this shared, almost-mourned, past. …the two main characters are both strong, edgy people, and their history together creates a rather unusual relationship between the two. There is anger, resentment, yet, somehow, there is an enduring trust that becomes more and more important in the face of danger.

The very focused plot keeps us madly turning the pages, right to the very end. Yet, it’s the romantic in us that is waiting, and so hoping, that they are both the people we think they are…that somehow, out of all this emotional clutter, disaster and more, they can find their way to true feeling. The story is simply super on all counts. Mark A Chaunce of Riches a Must-Read.

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