Abby L. Vandiver

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WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR, Abby L. Vandiver is the author of three cozy mystery series - Logan Dickerson, Normal Junction, and Tiny House, and one mystery sci-fi series, The Mars I Origin. She also penned a historical fiction book, At the End of the Line with Kathryn Dionne.

Recently, Abby contracted with Henery Press for the three-book Romaine Wilder series. The first book, Secrets, Lies and Crawfish pies will be out in June 2018.

Abby is a former lawyer and college professor of Economics. She spends her free time reading, watching mystery movies and enjoying her grandchildren.

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Six full-length novels.


Two complete series.


One boxed set.


All of that by two Amazon #1 bestselling authors.


I got together with Kathryn Dionne and we assembled an amazing boxed set of books. We’ve included her Savannah Swift Psychic Mystery Series – the first book, Six Mile Canyon, was a bestseller in it’s category after its release in 2016. Now s...

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"Secrets, Lies & Crawfish Pies by Abby L. Vandiver was a fun beginning to a new mystery series.

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"Romaine Wilder is a medical examiner living in Chicago who seems to have the perfect life until she is evicted and has to move back to her hometown in Texas. Romaine moves in with her Auntie Zanne "Babet" who owns and runs a funeral home. Death is..." Read more of this review »
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"When Dr. Romaine Wilder, loses her job as a coroner in Chicago, she has a going away party, stores her belongings and goes home with her Auntie Zanne, Suzanne Sophia Babet St. Romain, to Nacogdoches in East Texas for a visit.
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