Ellen Shapiro

Ellen Shapiro is a private investigator and the author of Looking for Laura, a Tracey Marks Mystery. Acting on her passion for writing, she enrolled in the Sarah Lawrence Writing Institute where she took courses in creative writing. Her professional expertise in locating people led her to create the storyline and develop the characters for her novel. She has written articles related to her field for both local and nationwide newspapers. She is a member of Mystery Writers of America. When she is not writing or working, you can find her on the golf course yelling at her golf ball. Ellen resides in Scarsdale, New York.

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Looking for Laura

Genre:  PI Mystery


When P.I. Tracey Marks delves into the mystery surrounding Laura’s disappearance, she finds herself drawn into a web of deceit that may cost her everything.


Secrets Can Kill

Genre: PI  Mystery


When PI Tracey Mark’s is on the case, no secret can remain uncovered, no matter how long ago it was buried.


Missing Or Dead

Genre: PI Mystery

When John Lambert’s wife Cynthia mysteriously disappears, PI Tracey Marks is hired to investigate what happened to her. Tracey quickly learns that there are forces working against her. Is time running out for Tracey before she uncovers the truth?