Michele Scott

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San Diego, The United States


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Michele grew up thirty minutes east of San Diego in an area called Jamul. It was out there in the country that her parents bought Michele’s first horse and she learned how to ride at five. At nine years old she knew she loved to write and one day wrote a short story that she showed to her dad. She’d written it on one of his legal pads. After he read it, he looked at her and said, “You are a writer.” With those words spoken, she’s never stopped writing stories.

She graduated from The University of Southern California with a degree in communications, where she studied journalism and hoped to be a reporter. But deep down inside, she’d never given up on being a fiction author. Fate intervened and during Michele’s senior year at college she becam


This is the book that really started it all in some ways for me. I'd been writing and publishing for eight years under my name. I'd written the Nikki Sands and Michaela Bancroft mystery series before DADDY'S HOME came out and I'd built a decent cozy mystery genre readership. I'd actually written Daddy's Home before MURDER UNCORKED came out because my initial intent as a writer was to be a thriller Read more of this blog post »
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Description: This is the prologue and first chapter of the second book in my horse lover's series

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message 9: by Kris

Kris Neri Thanks for adding this mystery & paranormal author, Michele. Always great to connect with another crime writer.


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message 8: by Peg

Peg Brantley Thanks for finding me here, Michele.

Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend

Savannah Thank you for the friendship...

Gerald Griffin Michele, thank you for accepting me as a friend. Hope your holiday season was a pleasant one. Though the holidays have now passed, may I ask you for a belated Christmas gift: would you please visit my website, www.authorgeraldgriffin.com, and sign my Guest Book --- where I invite my friends to gather. It would be a special gift to see you there! A nice remembrance.


Daniel De Culla I enjoy You and Yrs so much. You're Yes.
Kisses and Blessed Be¡

Pamela Hey Michele...Thanks for accepting my friend request.

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Beth Hi Michele,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author!
- Beth

Mystery Girl Michele, I just read Murder Uncorked and it was great! I look forward to reading more in the series. :-)

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