A Little About Sandy...

Sandra Balzo turned to mystery writing after twenty years in corporate public relations, event management and publicity in Wisconsin. Death of a Bean Counter, her twelfth Maggy Thorsen coffeehouse mystery, was released this spring and she just turned in the manuscript for Maggy #13, Flat White. The series has been optioned for development as a possible television series or film. 

Hit and Run is the third book in the Main Street Murder series, set in the popular vacation destination of North Carolina’s High Country. 

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Essential Worker Jeremiah
Posted on 10/29/2020

Hero Dogs is featuring Jerry's namesake (Hero Dog Jeremiah Healy) in this issue of The Paw Print. Thank you to everyone who donated in Jerry's name, especially Brendan DuBois and SJ Rozan, who organized it all. Jeremiah--a beautiful golden retriever--is nearly six years old, can you believe it? He's an essential worker in the Inova Children's Emergency Room at Loudoun Hospital, bringing comfort to kids and, now, Covid patients, but also to his fellow healthcare workers.

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Flat White
Posted on 9/29/2020

Lucky Maggy #13 is off to the publisher!

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Cover for Murder a la Mocha
Posted on 7/18/2018

The long and short(haired) of it

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New Book Out Now, The Important of Being Urnest
Posted on 12/1/2017

Get ready for your next great read - author Sandra Balzo has written her 10th novel featuring heroine Maggy Thorsen, The Important of Being Urnest, came out in December.

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What's the Story on TO THE LAST DROP
Posted on 11/2/2016

In this month's Southern Writers

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Farewell to a fabulous friend
Posted on 10/27/2016

Mystery icon Ed Gorman dies

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SE WI Festival of Books
Posted on 10/21/2016

November 4 & 5

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