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Celebrate Indie Author Day, Saturday, October 14,2017.  I’ll be signing and selling  copies of Second Bloom from 1:30 to 2:30 at the Simpsonville Library,  626 NE Main St, Simpsonville, SC 29681

Holly Donnelly, a 55-year old adjunct English professor, and her younger sister, 52-year old Ivy Donnelly, a recently widowed, retired nurse are reluctantly drawn into the investigation of an elderly neighbor’s murder when Juan Alvarez, Holly’s trusted gardener, is accused of the crime. Holly fears police detective, Nick Manelli, assumes Juan is guilty and won’t conduct a proper investigation, while Ivy feels the “hunky” Manelli  is not only a good cop, but also a possible romantic match for her sister. Can the clues the sisters unearth from neighborhood gossip about the victim’s family, a politically connected neighbor and a powerful real estate developer help save an innocent man, or will the gardening duo dig up more than they bargain for?

Second Bloom is now available in Kindle and Paperback formats at

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