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I write mysteries and suspense. They’ve been a passion for me since I discovered Nancy Drew books. But I also fell in love with writers like Charles Dickens and Mark Twain then. Today, I still read a variety of works and authors. But my true love remains mysteries.

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Recently Released:

The Capture

capture2This is a short story written as part of an eight-hour fiction-writing challenge. In this tale, a fellow sheriff enlists Delton Ross’ help to capture an escaped prisoner. The felon is reportedly armed and dangerous and may be headed for Ross’ home turf. Short of staff, Ross decides to check the situation out for himself. It’s against routine police procedures to go out alone, and the sheriff should know better than to do it. But Ross feels compelled to give his old friend a hand with rounding up this miscreant.  The story is available to buy or to borrow with Kindle Unlimited at Amazon.

 In Progress:

A New Beginning

A New BeginningNewly minted widow, Angela Clark, returns in this second tale in the Angela & Mickey series. In this short story Angela begins to rebuild her life on the heels of her husband’s murder. The woman who killed Jeff is in prison, but that doesn’t leave Angela free of deadly foes. Another killer is out there. Another killer who is just as determined to rob Angela of her life as was the first one. Read an excerpt.

This short story is available free via Kindle Unlimited or may be purchased here.

Death among the Roses

Death Among the Roses 7This is the first book in a humorous mystery series. The novel features ace-reporter, Melanie Hart, and her beautician sidekick, Ginger Black. Melanie is on her way to her best friend’s wedding when she discovers a corpse a few feet shy of the church door. Needless to say, the discovery ruins the day for a lot of people.  Read an excerpt.


This book is undergoing edits and revisions.
I’ll announce the exact publication date soon, but I expect publish it in early September. Follow my blog to learn about this latest release as well as others.

Latest venture:

Murder on Main Street

MOMSThis is the second tale in the light-hearted Melanie Hart Mystery series. This time it’s Ginger Black who finds her world shaken when she encounters  a murdered man seated on the doorstep of her beauty shop. Ginger soon persuades Melanie to join forces to track down their second killer.




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