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Vanessa A. Ryan is an actress in Southern California. She was born in California and graduated from UCLA. When not writing or acting, she enjoys painting and nature walks. Her paintings and sculptures are collected worldwide. At one point, she performed stand-up comedy, so her writing often reflects her love of humor, even for serious subjects. She lives with her cat Dezi, and among feral cats she has rescued. She is the author of A BLUE MOON, an urban fantasy, HORROR AT THE LAKE, a vampire trilogy and A PALETTE FOR MURDER, a traditional cozy mystery. Follow Vanessa A. Ryan at https://www.facebook.com/VanessaRyan33 and https://twitter.com/vanessa_a_ryan.

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Vanessa A. Ryan An unsolved mystery in my life is whether the fire that burned down my house in New Mexico years ago was an accident or whether a tenant living in the…moreAn unsolved mystery in my life is whether the fire that burned down my house in New Mexico years ago was an accident or whether a tenant living in the guest house started it on purpose. The fire was a traumatic event in my life and some of my novels have house fires figuring into the plot. (less)
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