Coastal mysteries to die for ...
Is a priest’s famous hot sauce filled with killer peppers?
A priest dies while competing in a shrimp eating contest during Sanctuary Bay’s annual Blessing of the Fleet and rumors of food poisoning are threatening to scuttle a caterer’s fledgling career.
Deputy turned event decorator Holly Daye sure can sympathize. Her own business is floundering, but she chalks up the unfortunate tragedy to a tempest in a shrimp net, until she stumbles upon spicy inside information that leads straight to a community of monks.
Determined to help her friend, Holly arranges a weekend stay at the abbey in search of clues to solve the scorching hot caper. But as she unearths sins of the past and closes in on the killer, someone’s determined to take their secrets to the grave...or dig one for her.
Coming May 19th!
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If you've stumbled upon this page you've probably figured out that I'm a writer. But, I'm also a mom, a grandma, a housewife, and a former grocery worker; all titles I proudly hold!
I wrote my first book, Ring of Lies in 2011, got the idea for Broken Chords and wrote a few chapters and then promptly let life get in the way. I did volunteer work while I homeschooled my daughter and, when she decided to attend high school, I decided to find work outside the home.
I was managing a department in a grocery store, (which I loved doing) and I'd find myself writing stories while I put away stock; there is something about muscle memory work that lets the subconscious play. I started carrying a sharpie in my pocket along with my box cutter and, when I'd get an idea, a snippet of conversation between characters, or a creative way to axe someone I'd scribble it on a piece of cardboard!
As much as I loved my job, I realized I had some pretty good ideas on those scraps of empty boxes and that is when I quit and started writing full time. All of my books take place in and around the Lowcountry of South Carolina and Georgia because that is where I call home and I am in awe of this region's natural beauty and its history.
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