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Nancy Curteman has lived most of her life on the majestic Pacific coast. After graduating from San Francisco State University she studied at the University of Nice in France and has a Masters in French literature.

She loves to read mystery novels so of course she loves writing them. One of her novels, “Murder in a Teacup,” placed second in the California Writers Club Jack London novel contest. Solstice Publishing has just released her latest novel, “Murder Down Under,” set in Australia. She is completing her fourth Lysi Weston mystery novel set in South Africa.


The middle of your mystery novel is the longest story segment in your book. Don’t allow it to sink into a sea of insipid verbiage. I’m referring to what occurs when the prose that fills the large space between your novel’s opening and its climax fails to hold your reader’s interest. The most important strategy […] Read more of this blog post »
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Murder Down Under
4.6 of 5 stars 4.60 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Murder In A Teacup
4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2011
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Murder Casts a Spell
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2013
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Lethal Lesson
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2011
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Murder on the Seine
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2014
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Murder Casts A Spell
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Murder On The Seine
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The Giver by Lois Lowry
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
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An interesting novel that begs the question of whether you want to live in a regulated environment in which you don't have to worry about making decisions that might not turn out the way you expected or whether you prefer to risk failure or success b ...more
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The White Queen (The Cousins' War, #1)
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Historical fiction buffs will enjoy this novel. It contains historically accurate information and mythical beliefs housed in an interesting story format.
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If you like a complex mystery, if you like to travel in far away places, if you like touches of humor and romance in your novels—you will like this quick read. It is character driven but also has a plot that will keep you turning the pages. Read it f ...more
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