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Sandra Carey Cody

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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: PUT OUT THE LIGHT, CONSIDER THE LILLY, BY WHOSE HAND, LEFT AT OZ, and LETHAL JOURNAL. These books are set in a retirement community where the residents are whip-smart, lively, and just bored enough to welcome the chance to help Activities Director Jennie Connors solve the occasional murder.

LOVE AND NOT DESTROY is a mystery set in a small town, so picture-perfect, you'd swear it was designed by Walt Disney
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Willa CatherIn the summer of 2013 I set aside a month to immerse myself in the work of one writer and chose Willa Cather. It was a good choice. Note: this is a repeat of a post I wrote a little over a year ago, but since I’m now engaged in a similar reading experiment, I decided to re-visit and re-post my thoughts about this exceptional woman. If you’ve already read this and want to skip it this time, that...

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Left at Oz
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Love and Not Destroy
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Consider the Lilly
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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Put Out the Light
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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A Perfect Wedding
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2012
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By Whose Hand (The Jenny Co...
4.56 of 5 stars 4.56 avg rating — 9 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
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2011 — 2 editions
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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
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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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