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A clever, intriguing, and gripping new cozy mystery filled with exciting twists and turns, bizarre murders and fascinating characters, including several dead authors who seem to speak to Veterinarian, Miranda Scott. A fan since childhood of Agatha Christie, Raymond Chandler, and Sherlock Holmes their voices seem to live in her head frequently telling her what to do…and not do. Especially when it comes to solving mysteries.


After a body is tossed into the lions’ habitat at the zoo where she is the senior veterinarian, Miranda and Detective Bryan Anderson find themselves investigating several murders and dealing with a group of bad guys, while gangster friends of her father are trying to protect her. Plus, Miranda and Bryan alternate between flirting and fighting off romantic feelings.


Murders, deceit, revenge, a gangster father and godfather often get in the way of a fine romance! 


Agatha, Raymond, Sherlock, and Me: Murder At The Zoo published by Artemesia Publishing.


Winner, “My Memoir Workbook” New Mexico Book Co-op

Winner, “The Gourmet Gangster,”New Mexico Book Co-op (With Jory Rosen)

Honorable Mention, “Dead In THAT Beach House,” New Mexico Book Co-op

Honorable Mention, “Dead In Bed,” The Hollywood Book Festival, 

Honorable Mention, “Dead In Bed, ”Public Safety Writer’s Association 

Winner, 2000, “Women of The Year,” East End Women’s Network (Hamptons)

Books on display at Inquiring Mind Bookstore

Saugerties, New York

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100 bookstores in the U.S.

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