Starry Sky

The Woman He Used to Know

Romantic Suspense

Mistakes, Regrets, and Murder


An old flame, a murdered husband, and a compromised detective. Denver homicide detective Nick Ryan and Elizabeth Harper have a history of passionate mistakes and broken trust. He’s worried his feelings for her will help her get away with murder, and she’s worried they’ll land her in prison.

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Image by Annie Spratt

About Helen Starbuck


Helen Starbuck—no relation to the coffee bunch—lives in Arvada, Colorado, with her two cats and is a multiple award-winning author of Legacy of Secrets, Finding Alex, The Woman He Used to Know, and the Annie Collins Mystery Series.  

Helen likes stories about strong women and interesting men. She writes her mysteries from the perspective of an OR nurse and relies on her love of suspense and romance to write her standalone romantic suspense novels. Her theory is, if you don’t like life as it is, you can always write a different ending.


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An old flame, a murdered husband, and a compromised detective.

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