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I grew up in Maryland, in a house full of books! Both of my parents were avid readers, thank goodness. Before we traveled to a new area, my librarian-mom used to bring home historical novels set in that place. It was a great way to get excited about history.

I began writing stories when I was maybe 10 or 11. At 15 I wrote my first novel; I sold my first novel to a publisher 20 years later! Writing was my hobby, so during those two decades I just kept practicing, reading, writing some more. What a thrill to finally hold my first book in my hand! Still, I write because I enjoy the process (at least most of the time).

For years I wrote while working at other day jobs. I spent 12 years working at a huge historic site, which was a perfect spot for
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Often in the Chloe books, a very minor character ends up being among the most memorable. I discovered this whenThe Heirloom Murders(the 2nd Chloe Ellefson Historic Sites mystery) was published. Many readers wrote to me aboutJohann and Frieda, even though the elderly couple were only briefly onstage. In Tradition of Deceit, the 5th volume in […] Read more of this blog post »
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Sue T I loved Laura Ingalls Wilder as a child, too! A friend mentioned them today and I decided they would definitely be worth a re-read after all these years.


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Sue T Nice to connect with you, too. I'm looking forward to reading your work.


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