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Joanne Pence is a USA Today best-selling and award winning author of two mystery series, contemporary and historical romance, fantasy and thrillers. She is the author of the Angie Amalfi culinary mystery series, which is still in print after twenty years, and now has 15 books (the latest, COOKING SPIRITS was an April 2013 release), and a novella (Cook's Christmas Capers, Dec. 2013). She has just begun a new series, the Rebecca Mayfield mysteries. ONE O'CLOCK HUSTLE is the first full-length novel, and THE THIRTEENTH SANTA is a novella which shows how the two main characters met.

Joanne's books have won many awards and honors, including RWA's Golden Heart and Rita Award nominations, the Independent Book Seller's Golden Quill, the Daphne du Mau
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Funny you should ask ... I'm working on a book of Angie's desserts at the moment. If it does at all well, I'll move on to other recipes. I hope…more
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Funny you should ask ... I'm working on a book of Angie's desserts at the moment. If it does at all well, I'll move on to other recipes. I hope to have the dessert book out in the next couple of months.

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New Mystery Series: One O'Clock Hustle

Spin-off characters from the Angie Amalfi mysteries now have their own series. Rebecca Mayfield is a homicide inspector in San Francisco (she works with Angie's fiance, Paavo Smith), and Angie's cousin, Richie Amalfi, are about as mismatched a couple as can be imagined. Both want nothing to do with the other...but can't deny the chemistry between them.

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"When it comes to mysteries, some readers think murders are the most frightening crimes. Not for me. We now have a mystery genre for horror, which is not necessarily a crime at all. Indeed, the most terrifying horror story concerns phenomena both r..." Read more of this review »
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Scott Roberts Merry christmas.


Joanne Pence Cathiecaffey wrote: "Hi Joannes! Thanks for the friendship! I haven't read your series yet but so many have told me about yours that I need to get on my kindle soon!! It will be fun chatting books with you. I love his..."

I'm glad to hear you've been told good things about my culinary mystery series. I stopped writing them after 14 books (it got tiring) and turned to other things. But there will be a new "Angie" mystery in the new year. My historicals are getting pretty decent reviews. That's a big relief to this otherwise "mystery" writer .


Cathiecaffey Hi Joannes! Thanks for the friendship! I haven't read your series yet but so many have told me about yours that I need to get on my kindle soon!! It will be fun chatting books with you. I love historical and you mentioned you write them? So I must that too!


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