The Mirror Pond Murders


When attorney Sarah Chatham is asked to claim, for local Indians, a girl’s skeleton found at the bottom of Mirror Pond, she learns she has a personal connection to the victim of a crime.  Sarah is determined to find who is responsible for putting the girl in the water.  It won’t be the last death related to Sarah, to Mirror Pond, or to Rajneeshpuram—the strangest city ever built in Oregon.

Working with City of Bend Police Detective, Jim Sorenson, Sarah enlists an uneven team of friends and strangers, with strengths, weaknesses, and fears of their own, to uncover the girl’s story and reveal the alarming truths behind multiple murders. 

With continuing characters from Suspects, Ted Haynes’ first murder mystery set in Central Oregon, The Mirror Pond Murders combines danger, suspense, and intriguing personalities in a page-turning story. 


Available to bookstores through Ingram. 

$14.99 U.S./$15.99 Canada

ISBN 978-0-9646506-8-8

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Reviews and Comments

"For anyone who enjoys mysteries and the Pacific Northwest, this is a great story."  Cascade A&E  See Full Review

"we find unexpected connections in the stories that provide a fantastic surprise and "ah-ha" moments.  Haynes makes it easy to follow but intriguing." See Full Review on Goodreads by James J. Cudney.  Also here.

"Great plot, great character development, and great Doig-like stretching of geography!" - Les Joslin, Author of Legendary Locals of Bend

More Reviews and Comments

"The Mirror Pond Murders," the second installation in Ted Haynes' Central Oregon-based Northwest murder mystery trilogy, is any sleuth's dream. -  The Source WeeklySee Full Review  

"Local author Ted Haynes shares his love of Central Oregon through his writing with four of his six books set in the High Desert."  The BulletinSee Full Review