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. . . turned to mystery writing after twenty years in corporate public relations, event management and publicity in Wisconsin. Murder on the Orient Espresso, her eighth Maggy Thorsen coffeehouse mystery, was just released in audio and she is hard at work on Maggy #9. The series has been optioned for development as a possible television series or film. 

Hit and Run, her third Main Street Murder, came out last year. The books, set in the popular vacation destination of North Carolina’s High Country, alternate with the Maggy series. 

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Halloween Author Signing!
Posted on 10/24/2015

Join us at Murder on the Beach on Friday, October 30, 6-8 p.m. 

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Jeremiah Healy Mystery Writing Award
Posted on 5/12/2015

Healy's fiancee, Sandra Balzo, to judge

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Now available in audio!
Posted on 5/12/2015
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Murder on the Orient Espresso audio update
Posted on 2/19/2015

Murder on the Orient Espresso coming to Audible!

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Pacific Grove, CA Visit
Posted on 7/26/2014

Don't make me leave!! @PacificGroveCA

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First editorial review is in for the new Main Street Murder
Posted on 7/9/2014

PW gives Hit and Run a thumbs-up

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Want to be in the next Maggy Thorsen Mystery?
Posted on 4/29/2014

Join us in Key West and be entered in a drawing to appear as a character in the next Maggy Thorsen mystery! 

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A quiz: Know beans about coffee? I missed 1 out of 10 mhttp://www.rd.com/food/fun/10-weird-facts-about-coffee/ https://t.co/1HPErr88pt
@TRUE_BOHEMIA Thank you, Jonathan!
"The most famous coffee infographic": https://t.co/u8ivwSevJm https://t.co/D8xoqj4Rn2
I've never done it, but int'g GQ article on roasting your own #coffee beans: https://t.co/iAtYanLodt https://t.co/47fd0yL3D4
One is never w/o Starbucks Vias in purse, another packs water and ground coffee in suitcase. You? #coffeeontheroad https://t.co/dTJIA8VSgL
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