Born and raised in West Michigan where the winters can be bitterly cold and sometimes seem to drag on forever, she developed a love for reading books, and was affectionately known as the “bookworm” of the family.
She now lives in Florida with her husband. She is the proud mother of one daughter and a stepdaughter and stepson.
When she’s not doing the thing she loves best – writing books – she enjoys cooking, traveling and reading books.
Hope Callaghan Books By Series
Hope’s brand new series, “Made in Savannah,” introduces Carlita Garlucci, a recently widowed wife of a “made man” in the NY mafia, who discovers a mysterious key in her late husband’s belongings.
Carlita, along with her daughter Mercedes follow clues which lead them to historic downtown Savannah.
They soon realize you can run, but can’t hide from your past.
Made in Savannah Cozy Mystery Series
Key to Savannah: Book 1
Road to Savannah: Book 2
Justice in Savannah: Book 3
Swag in Savannah: Book 4
Trouble in Savannah: Book 5
Missing in Savannah: Book 6
Setup in Savannah: Book 7
Book 8: Coming Soon!
In July 2014, Hope began her fiction writing career with the Deception-Samantha Rite Christian Mystery/Suspense Trilogy.
The series begins as Samantha Rite embarks on a much needed cruise vacation that soon turns into a deadly adventure of a lifetime.
Samantha Rite Deception Mystery Series
In November, 2014, Hope introduced us to her second series…the Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series, which is set in the cozy little town of Belhaven, Michigan.
Gloria Rutherford, a lonely and bored senior citizen forms the Garden Girls Club with a few of her girlfriends with the intent to help the local “shut-ins” to bring them fresh fruits and vegetables from their gardens.
When a body is found behind the town’s elementary school, Gloria puts on her amateur sleuth hat and with the help of the other Garden Girls, helps solve the mystery.
Garden Girls Cozy Mystery Series
Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1
Grandkids Gone Wild: Book 2
Smoky Mountain Mystery: Book 3
Death by Dumplings: Book 4
Eye Spy: Book 5
Magnolia Mansion Mysteries: Book 6
Missing Milt: Book 7
Bully in the ‘Burbs: Book 8
Fall Girl: Book 9
Home for the Holidays: Book 10
Sun, Sand, and Suspects: Book 11
Look Into My Ice: Book 12
Forget Me Knot: Book 13
Nightmare in Nantucket: Book 14
Greed with Envy: Book 15
Dying for Dollars: Book 16
Stranger Among Us: Book 17
Dash For Cash: Book 18
Book 19: Coming Soon!
Garden Girls Box Set I – (Books 1-3)
Garden Girls Box Set II – (Books 4-6)
Garden Girls Box Set III – (Books 7-9)
In June, 2015, Hope combined her love of cruising with her love of writing Cozy Mysteries, which brought about the Cruise Ship Cozy Mysteries Series of books.
Millie Sanders is introduced as a heartbroken senior sleuth who lands the job of a lifetime as the assistant cruise director aboard the mega passenger cruise ship, “Siren of the Seas.”
Before Millie has a chance to settle into her new position, she finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation.
Cruise Ship Cozy Mystery Series
Starboard Secrets: Book 1
Portside Peril: Book 2
Lethal Lobster: Book 3
Deadly Deception: Book 4
Vanishing Vacationers: Book 5
Cruise Control: Book 6
Killer Karaoke: Book 7
Suite Revenge: Book 8
Cruisin’ for a Bruisin’: Book 9
High Seas Heist: Book 10
Family, Friends and Foes: Book 11
Book 12: Coming Soon!
Cruise Ship Cozy Mysteries Box Set I (Books 1-3)
Cruise Ship Cozy Mysteries Box Set II (Books 4-6)
In November 2015, Hope introduced the Sweet Southern Sleuth Short Stories. The series is about identical twin sisters, Loretta and Lacy Sweet, who inherit property in the small fictitious town of Misery, Mississippi and the crazy adventures they find themselves in.
Sweet Southern Sleuths Cozy Mysteries Short Stories Series
Teepees and Trailer Parks: Book 1
Bag of Bones: Book 2
Southern Stalker: Book 3
Two Settle the Score: Book 4
Killer Road Trip: Book 5
Pups in Peril: Book 6
Dying To Get Married-In: Book 7
Deadly Drive-In: Book 8
Secrets of a Stranger: Book 9
Library Lockdown: Book 10
Vandals & Vigilantes: Book 11
Fatal Frolic: Book 12
Sweet Southern Sleuths Box Set I: (Books 1-4)
Sweet Southern Sleuths Box Set: II: (Books 5-8)
Sweet Southern Sleuths Box Set III: (Books 9-12)
Sweet Southern Sleuths 12 Book Box Set (Entire Series)