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I grew up in the Midwest (the St. Louis area), surrounded by a family who loved stories, whether from a book or told on the back porch. I've lived in various cities in different parts of the country, but wherever I've gone, books have been the bridge to new worlds and new friends.

I write the Jennie Connors/Riverview Manor mystery series for Avalon Books: PUT OUT THE LIGHT, CONSIDER THE LILLY, BY WHOSE HAND and LEFT AT OZ. These books are set in a retirement community where the residents are lively, mobile, alert, and just bored enough to welcome the chance to help Activities Director Jennie Connors solve the occasional murder.

In addition, I have 3 ebooks available on Amazon: LOVE AND NOT DESTROY is a full-length mystery. A PERFECT WEDDING...more


Cherish12-1-2013-Front-400I’m pleased to welcome Norma Huss as a guest blogger this week. Norma calls herself The Grandma Moses of Mystery. The original Grandma Moses was a primitive artist who only received recognition when she turned eighty. She continued painting until she was one hundred one. Since Norma’s first book was published a month before her eightieth birthday, she qualifies on one end. Since her mother live...

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Average rating: 4.01 · 71 ratings · 18 reviews · 12 distinct works · Similar authors
Left at Oz
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Love and Not Destroy
4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Consider the Lilly
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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Put Out the Light
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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A Perfect Wedding
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2012
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By Whose Hand
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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More Than Words Can Say
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Beyond the Fairy Light
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Lethal Journal
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Best Laid Plans
2.0 of 5 stars 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2011
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Kris Neri Thanks for adding this mystery & paranormal author, Sandy. We've liked some of the same books, so I'm looking forward to reading your reviews. All the best for your writing.

Kris Neri
Magical Alienation: A Samantha Brennan and Annabelle Haggerty Magical Mystery


Sandra Beth wrote: "Hi Sandy,
Thanks for sending a friend request to this fellow mystery author on Goodreads!"


Thanks for accepting. I'm always glad to connect with other authors. I'm familiar with your name because of SinC and Guppies (where I have to admit I mostly lurk).


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


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