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V.M. Burns

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in South Bend, Indiana, The United States
November 14

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V.M. Burns was born in Northwestern Indiana and spent many years in
Southwestern Michigan on the Lake Michigan shoreline. She is a lover of dogs,
British historic cozies, and scones with clotted cream. After many years in the
Midwest she went in search of milder winters and currently lives in Northern Georgia with her poodles. Her debut novel, The Plot is Murder was nominated for a 2017 Agatha Award for Best First Novel. Valerie is a member of Mystery Writers of America, International Thriller Writers, and a lifetime member of Sisters in Crime. Readers can learn more by visiting her website at vmburns.com.

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Happy New Year: A look Back at 2021

It’s 2022 and as I pause to look back on 2021, I don’t even know where to begin. The good, the bad, and the ugly all wrapped up together and created a year of highs and lows. January 2021, I had been working from home for nearly a year and had finally gotten into a […]
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V.M. Thank you. I hope you enjoy this series.


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Donna Thank you, Ms. Burns, for becoming a friend on Goodreads. I am looking forward to reading your books.


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