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The Ravine, Book 1 of the Black Dog Series. A neighborhood preoccupied by secrets and lies ... a small child in peril ... is a stray dog her only hope for survival?

Ant Dens: A Suspense Novel is a story of secrets long hidden, secrets that, if they had been confessed, would have prevented misery and stopped a decades-old criminal enterprise. Can Jamie Aldrich dig beneath the layers of her deceased husband's life in time to save his daughter from his past?" 

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Cobwebs - A Suspense Novel is a story of deception, personal vendettas and family secrets, set in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, the capital of the Osage Nation, and site of the infamous "Reign of Terror," the first murders investigated by the newly commissioned Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) in the 1920s.

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Beehives: A Suspense Novel. Jamie and her fiance are hoping for a peaceful weekend at a state park to plan their upcoming wedding. Instead, they find the body of a woman. Something strange and sinister is afoot in the park. To save her fiance-and herself-Jamie will have to unravel the ties between the mysterious death of the recluse and her mother's first love, and also determine what truth lies behind tall tales of gangster's loot, ghosts snd secret affairs.

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Fantastic News:

I have bee selected as a FINALIST in the 2016 Oklahoma Book Awards in the fiction category for my second mystery, Ant Dens. The award ceremony will be April 9 in Oklahoma City -- stay tuned for the results.

Plus, I am proud to have been selected a FINALIST in the 2015 New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards! Over 1400 books were entered in 48 categories. Finalists received a composite score of 95 from the category's team of judges.

My first mystery, COBWEBS, was a finalist in the First Book category.

Also, my second mystery, ANT DENS, was a finalist in the Mystery/Suspense category.

Winners were announced at a Nov. 20 banquet in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It was a great occasion at the Tanoan Country Club in Albuquerque.

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I'm a lifelong writer, and if you are a writer, too, or love to read books with a little, or a lot of mystery in them, you've come to the right place!

To learn more about me, visit my blog on WordPress at Right now, I am blogging with Boomer Bites - short entries featuring words that have meaning to me as a child of the 50s and 60s. I also feature nature thoughts, interviews with characters and information about the unique historical tidbits that help to frame my mysteries.  Feel free to comment at any time.

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My first mystery, Cobwebs: A Suspense Novel, was selected as the Young Adult winner for the 2015 Creative Women of Oklahoma Award. I want to thank the International Society of Delta Kappa Gamma, Gamma State, for this honor. I accepted the award at their annual conference in Oklahoma City on June 12. Woo hoo!


Book News!

Beehives - A Suspense Novel (Book 3 in the Family Secret Series) is now available through all internet book sellers or at the publisher, Wheatmark.


Her mother's first love ... a hermit's terror ... gangster's loot. Can Jamie learn the connection between the three before the past comes back to kill her?

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Ant Dens - A Suspense Novel(Book 2 in the Family Secret Series) Available through or the publisher, Wheatmark.  

"Rebecca Aldrich has vanished, like several other young women in Las Vegas, New Mexico. When Jamie Aldrich embarks on a desperate hunt for her missing stepdaughter, she discovers that the surrounding grasslands and foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains are full of secrets, and that her recently deceased husband left behind a life enshrouded in mystery."

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Cobwebs - A Suspense Novel, (Book 1 in the Family Secret Series and an Award winner.)  Available through or Wheatmark.

"When Jamie Aldrich was eleven years old, she and her siblings spent the summer with her great aunt Elizabeth in Pawhuska, OK as they had each previous summer. Something happened that summer,  and she's avoided Pawhuska, ever since. Thirty years later, Jamie finds her great aunt frail and agitated, inexplicably claiming her entire life was a sham.
Will Jamie be able to discover the truth before both she and Elizabeth are silenced forever?"

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