Nancy J. Parra




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Best known for writing plucky heroines Nancy J. Parra has 15 books published-

Most recently Nancy has three cozy mystery book series going.
Gluten for Punishment and Murder Gone A-Rye are both part of the Gluten Free Baker's Treat Mystery series. (Berkley Prime Crime)
All Fudge Up and To Fudge or Not To Fudge are part of the Candy Coated Mystery series (Kensington) -which Nancy writes as Nancy Coco
Then there is Engaged in Murder- the first in the Perfect Proposal series from Berkly Prime Crime.

All Fudged Up was Nancy's first National Best seller.




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That's a good question. Writer's block is scary. I deal with it simply. I sit down and write. I allow myself to write badly if it moves the story…more
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That's a good question. Writer's block is scary. I deal with it simply. I sit down and write. I allow myself to write badly if it moves the story along. I know that I can edit it out later when I polish.

The best thing about stories is that they are fluid and can ebb and flow and change and still remain wonderful.

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Nancy J. Parra For me, the best thing about being a writer is telling a story. I love to create characters and watch them take over the story and spin a tale I could…moreFor me, the best thing about being a writer is telling a story. I love to create characters and watch them take over the story and spin a tale I could have never imagined on my own.
The next best thing is listening to readers tell me how they experienced the story. I am always surprised by what the reader brings to the story. It's a great conversation.(less)
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Wanted Man, A
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Counterfeit Bride, The
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