Susan M. Boyer

Hildie ...
485 books | 1,371 friends

Tracy W...
224 books | 1,427 friends

953 books | 738 friends

Diana F...
469 books | 360 friends

72 books | 347 friends

772 books | 1,138 friends

Susan S...
75 books | 540 friends

Seeley ...
180 books | 2,521 friends

More friends…

Susan is following 3 people

Susan M. Boyer

Goodreads Author


in Faith, NC, The United States
February 12



twitter username



member since
July 2011

About this author

Susan M. Boyer has been making up stories her whole life. She tags along with her husband on business trips whenever she can because hotels are great places to write: fresh coffee all day and cookies at 4 p.m. They have a home in Greenville, SC, which they occasionally visit.

Susan’s debut novel, LOWCOUNTRY BOIL (a Liz Talbot Mystery) is an Agatha Award winner for Best First Novel, a 2012 Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense recipient, a Macavity nominee, and a 2012 RWA Golden Heart® finalist. Lowcountry Bombshell (Liz Talbot Mystery #2) was released September 3, 2013. LOWCOUNTRY BONEYARD will be released in April 2015.

Susan’s short fiction has appeared in moonShine Review, Spinetingler Magazine, and Relief Journal, am


Ding, ding, ding! We have a winner! “Blackberry Crush” is the winning July Fourth cocktail. It received the most online love.

And the beach bag goes to Dawn Hare McWilliams! Dawn, pleasecontact me at susan@susanmboyerbooks.comor message me via Facebookme with your address so I can get your bag of beach goodies shipped.

I hope everyone had a fabulous Independence Day! If you didn‘t win, there’s st...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
like  • 
Published on July 07, 2014 11:38 • 1 view
Average rating: 3.94 · 1,282 ratings · 305 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Lowcountry Boil (A Liz Talb...
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 895 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Lowcountry Bombshell (A Liz...
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 386 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

To ask Susan M. Boyer questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Susan M. Boyer Hey, Betty!

I love making new friends and meeting readers on Goodreads! Thank you for getting us connected. I'm so happy to hear you enjoy Liz Talbot's…more
Hey, Betty!

I love making new friends and meeting readers on Goodreads! Thank you for getting us connected. I'm so happy to hear you enjoy Liz Talbot's adventures. I am quite fond of Colleen, and I expect she'll be sticking around.

Great to meet you!

Susan (less)
Lowcountry Boil Lowcountry Bombshell
Liz Talbot Mystery (2 books)
3.9403453689167973 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 1,274 ratings

Upcoming Events

Killer Nashville International Writers' Conference
Author appearance, August 21, 2014 01:00PM
The Omni Hotel, 250 5th Avenue South, Nashville, TN, US
Since 2006, Killer Nashville has become THE conference for mystery, thriller, an...more

The Last Original...
Susan Boyer is currently reading
by Dorothea Benton Frank (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating


Susan's Recent Updates

Susan Boyer is now friends with Bourne Morris
Susan Boyer joined the group Cozy Mysteries 24/7
Susan Boyer is now a fan of Goodreads Author Joshilyn Jackson
Susan Boyer wants to read
Heroes Are My Weakness by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Rate this book
Clear rating
Susan Boyer started reading
The Last Original Wife by Dorothea Benton Frank
Rate this book
Clear rating
Susan Boyer wants to read
Ladies' Night by Mary Kay Andrews
Rate this book
Clear rating
Susan Boyer wants to read
The Last Original Wife by Dorothea Benton Frank
Rate this book
Clear rating
Susan Boyer wants to read
Summer Rental by Mary Kay Andrews
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Susan's books…

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Historical Fictio...: Challenge #11 (Feb/Mar 2013): Report Points Here 125 115 Apr 02, 2013 10:59PM  
Cozy Mysteries : March 2013 - Mini Challenge 49 91 Apr 06, 2013 12:54AM  
Cozy Mysteries : What Cozy Did You Just Finish Reading??? (Archive) 6347 2562 Jun 25, 2013 01:29PM  
Second Chance Cha...: Spring Fever Challenge (2012) 18 104 Nov 04, 2013 04:06PM  
Cozy Mysteries : Read the season - 2013 Fall/Autumn 110 347 Dec 22, 2013 02:30PM  
Christian Fiction...: New author to you 165 292 Jan 30, 2014 03:25PM  
Cozy Mystery Corner : Cozy Titles A-Z 2003 374 Mar 25, 2014 08:36PM  
Around the World ...: Laurel Ca Tours The USA 28 61 Jun 03, 2014 02:47PM  
It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our
“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Henry David Thoreau
“I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”
Henry David Thoreau, Walden: Or, Life in the Woods

John D. MacDonald
“If the cards are stacked against you, reshuffle the deck.”
John D. MacDonald

Flannery O'Connor
“Whenever I’m asked why Southern writers particularly have a penchant for writing about freaks, I say it is because we are still able to recognize one.”
Flannery O'Connor

Kathryn Stockett
“I always thought insanity would be a dark, bitter feeling, but it is drenching and delicious if you really roll around in it.”
Kathryn Stockett, The Help

220 Goodreads Librarians Group — 41534 members — last activity 10 minutes ago
A place where all Goodreads members can work together to improve the Goodreads book catalog. Non-librarians are welcome to join the group as well, to...more
60534 Cozy Mystery Corner — 1459 members — last activity 12 minutes ago
Cozy Mystery Lovers! If you enjoy lighthearted cozy mysteries, please join us to read the featured monthly books, play some games, and participate in a...more
25x33 mystery lovers — 1544 members — last activity Jun 22, 2014 10:54PM
For anyone who enjoys a great mystery
19126 The Mystery, Crime, and Thriller Group — 10974 members — last activity 0 minutes ago
Jun/ Jul 2014 Group Reads (We have 3 for this period - Crooked Letter/ Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin, The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth and...more
2751 Readers Out of Carolina — 51 members — last activity May 26, 2014 06:39AM
A place for people in Greenville, SC to discuss what they're reading, upcoming readings, local book clubs, and favorite bookstores.
70657 Mysteristas — 11 members — last activity Jul 08, 2012 08:38AM
We’re mystery writers who love to talk about reading, writing, and other relevant topics. Please join us on Twitter (@mysteristas), on the blog at htt...more
57079 Authors Lounge — 1012 members — last activity Jul 07, 2014 09:11PM
A place for authors to exchange ideas and share information on Goodreads. Or otherwise, unwind, relax and meet other authors. This is our place where...more
61876 Southern Magic Romance Readers Luncheon — 119 members — last activity Jul 11, 2014 07:48AM
This is where you can find out and ask questions about the luncheon that is held every first Saturday in November. The Keynote speaker for 2014 is Syl...more
138898 Cozy Mysteries 24/7 — 10 members — last activity 14 hours, 30 min ago
Cozy Mysteries everyday! I enjoy reading them and hope others do to!
More of Susan’s groups…
Comments (showing 1-1 of 1)    post a comment »
dateDown_arrow    newest »

message 1: by Beth

Beth Hi Susan,
Thanks for sending a Goodreads friend request to this fellow mystery author!

back to top