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Melissa Bourbon is the national bestselling author of nineteen mystery books, including the brand new collaborative Book Magic mysteries, the Lola Cruz Mysteries, A Magical Dressmaking Mystery series, and the Bread Shop Mysteries, written as Winnie Archer. She is a former middle school English teacher who gave up the classroom in order to live in her imagination full time. Melissa, a California native who has lived in Texas and Colorado, now calls the southeast home. She hikes, practices yoga, cooks, and is slowly but surely discovering all the great restaurants in the Carolinas. Since four of her five amazing kids are living their lives, scattered throughout the country, her dogs, Bean, the pug, and Dobby, the chug keep her company while s ...more

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Melissa Bourbon I'm currently in the midst of research for and the writing of Murder at Sea Captain's in, the next book in the Book Magic mystery series. The series c…moreI'm currently in the midst of research for and the writing of Murder at Sea Captain's in, the next book in the Book Magic mystery series. The series centers on Pippin Lane Hawthorne, a bibliomancer (thanks to a long ago curse on her family). The book comes out in late June!(less)
Melissa Bourbon I live in North Carolina and I've always been fascinated with the Lost Colony of Roanoke, a bit of true American folklore. My interest in this topic l…moreI live in North Carolina and I've always been fascinated with the Lost Colony of Roanoke, a bit of true American folklore. My interest in this topic led me to the plot for Murder at Sea Captain's in, which is the next book in the Book Magic mystery series.(less)
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Melissa Bourbon :) Of course! Gotta stick together.


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Beth Hi Misa,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author on Goodreads!


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