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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, has been released in audio and the ninth, To the Last Drop, will be published in November by Severn House. 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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Speaking at Central Coast Writers April 19
Posted on 3/29/2016

Writing the Killer 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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Listening to @audible_com of Sue Grafton's X, reminded me I didn't tweet Espresso is up! https://t.co/2n3gNknTvf https://t.co/jTY02Ad7hD
@Crowdfire Just upgraded to Pluto but it still shows me as free. Don't want to risk double charge which happened before. Help!
Who the heck was JOE and why did he want a cup of himself?? Theories and more: https://t.co/sPC0oEqk67 #coffee https://t.co/JMqGXsvHjL
7 Don Bruns' mysteries are 99 cents. Stuff series isn't about coffee, but they ARE funny! https://t.co/je6gfbluVA https://t.co/oVAkJyUToz
Looks good: Toffee Coffee, served hot or cold. https://t.co/uR1bAybYkI https://t.co/ucEb3tLGL7
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