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Nanci Rathbun

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I am a lifelong reader of mysteries – historical, contemporary, futuristic, paranormal, hard-boiled, cozy … you can find them all on my bookshelves and in my e-readers. I bring logic and planning to my writing from my first career as an IT project manager, and attention to characters and dialog from my second career as a Congregationalist minister. (My books are not Christian fiction, but they contain no explicit violence or sexual scenes, nor bad language beyond an occasional mild curse word.)

I grew up an Army brat, and have lived in Germany, France and Korea, as well as several states in the U.S. After my dad retired from the service, our family settled in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I raised my daughter and son there, while working at AT&T. I
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Ever wanted to kill someone? How would you do it?  In my first cozy mystery, Blogging is Murder, the victim is poisoned with hemlock. Why hemlock when there are so many new, man-made chemicals available? I don’t know, really. I just always wanted to kill someone off with an old-fashioned plant. And when I started researching the properties of hemlock, I knew I

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“There's no point in wasting calories on cheap chocolate, always opt for the darkest and richest.”
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“The beauty of being a woman, as the French say, "of a certain age", is that I can be invisible. Young people, both men and women, look right through me, unless I make the effort to be noticed.”
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“Milwaukee has more bars and more churches per capita than almost any other city in North America. I'm not sure if there's a relationship in that. Does too much prayer cause you to drink? Or vice versa?”
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