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Victoria Hamilton

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Victoria Hamilton is the bestselling author of several mystery series including the national bestselling Vintage Kitchen Mysteries and Merry Muffin Mysteries. She does, indeed, collect vintage kitchenware and bake muffins. She drinks tea and coffee on writing days, and wine other times. It doesn’t do to confuse days.

A solitary being, she can be coaxed out of her writing cave for brownies and cat videos.
She started her writing life as Donna Lea Simpson, bestselling author of Regency Romances, paranormal historicals and historical mysteries, and still has a soft spot for the Regency period.

If you Google ‘Victoria Hamilton’, you will find listed first a famous actress who starred as the Queen Mother in the Crown and as Charlotte Brontë in ‘I
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Victoria Hamilton It's a secret!! Or some of it is, anyway. ((I have a secret project I'm dying to talk about, but can't for now!)) I am actually starting work on…moreIt's a secret!! Or some of it is, anyway. ((I have a secret project I'm dying to talk about, but can't for now!)) I am actually starting work on Vintage Kitchen Mystery #7, No Grater Danger!(less)
Victoria Hamilton It's funny, but the idea for Leave It To Cleaver came from a simple passing comment by a friend about someone she once knew who knitted identical…moreIt's funny, but the idea for Leave It To Cleaver came from a simple passing comment by a friend about someone she once knew who knitted identical sweaters for several people. That added on to a book idea I already had for my Vintage Kitchen Mysteries about a long-ago mystery from Queensville, two teenage girls missing at the same time. It's funny how it works, but ideas definitely float in the ether, for me, and then attach themselves to a particular book idea, and it goes on from there! Of course, that's when the real work starts!(less)
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Kris Neri Thanks for adding this mystery & paranormal author, Victoria. We've liked some of the same books, so I'm looking forward to reading your reviews.

Kris

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Magical Alienation: A Samantha Brennan and Annabelle Haggerty Magical Mystery


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Zoë Sharp Hi Victoria. Thank you so much for Friending me. I'm still a GR newbie so please bear with me while I figure out how it all works :)


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Stacy Juba Hi Victoria, thanks for adding me as a friend!


Harlequin Books Hi Victoria, I'm pleased to meet you and look forward to discussing books with you. If you ever have any questions about any of the titles on my shelves or about eHarlequin.com and all it has to offer, please ask. I'll be happy to answer. I’ll also have Harlequin news updates on my profile on a regular basis so be sure to stop by to keep up on everything Harlequin!

Kim S., Harlequin Books Goodreads Ambassador


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Beth Hi Victoria,
Thanks for befriending this mystery author on Goodreads! I hope you will put my books, A Real Basket Case and To Hell in a Handbasket, on your to-read list. Also, if you'd like to enter a contest for free mystery books, sign up for my email newsletter at: http://bethgroundwater.com/ .
- Beth


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