A Little About Sandy...
. . . 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 has just been released, while Hit and Run, the third Main Street Murder, should be out this fall. The books, set in the popular vacation destination of North Carolina’s High Country, alternate with the Maggy series. 

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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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Film Rights Optioned
Posted on 4/7/2014

Maggy may be on her way to Hollywood!!

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Mystery Scene Fave Rave of 2013: Murder on the Orient Espresso!
Posted on 3/15/2014
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Sharpen your pencils and fire up your tablets, you're going going to want to take notes!
Posted on 2/11/2014


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Library Journal review: Murder on the Orient Espresso
Posted on 12/20/2013
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