Fun, Writing

Cover Reveal!

Coming in November! When beauty salon owner Melanie Hogan joins six of her pals from beauty college for a reunion in Pinewood Village, Minnesota, one of the gang turns up dead the morning after the party. With Melanie’s shears as the murder weapon, she’s the prime suspect in the investigation. As Melanie launches an investigation… Continue reading Cover Reveal!

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Calling for Recipes

With Camp NaNoWriMo over today, it's time to get moving on my work in progress. A portion of each book in the Melanie Hogan cozy mystery series includes some time spent in Nana's kitchen. There, not only does she teach Melanie how to cook, but they make lasting memories with time spent together and connecting… Continue reading Calling for Recipes

Family, Fun, Writing

CI – Jack Dancy

Jack Dancy is the third party in Melanie and Claire's circle in the Melanie Hogan cozy mysteries. Sit back, grab yourself a cold one, and get to know Jack. Can you provide the readers with a physical description of yourself? My heritage is half Asian from my father’s side and half Caucasian from my mother’s.… Continue reading CI – Jack Dancy

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Development of the Melanie Hogan Cozy Mysteries

I’m often asked by my readers, “How do you come up with your ideas?” To which I chuckle and joke, “My mind is a scary place.” Okay, so maybe I’m not joking. Not completely, anyway. But since I write cozy mysteries and suspense, both that contain “clean” romance, I think I’ll pass my mother’s inspection.… Continue reading Development of the Melanie Hogan Cozy Mysteries