Please note: Before the first class meeting, students are expected to read one mystery of their choosing and be eager to discuss it.
Melissa Bourbon is the national bestselling author of more than 25 mystery books, including the Book Magic mysteries, the Lola Cruz Mysteries, A Magical Dressmaking Mystery series, and the Bread Shop Mystery series, written as Winnie Archer. Visit Melissa's website melissabourbon.com, follow her on facebook.com/MelissaBourbonWinnieArcherBooks, or follow her on instagram.com/bookishly_cozy.
Diane Kelly, a former assistant state attorney general and tax adviser, writes funny mysteries that feature feisty female lead characters and their furry, four-footed friends. She is the author of over 30 novels and novellas, including the Death & Taxes, Paw Enforcement, and House-Flipper Mystery series. Her Southern Homebrew Moonshine mystery series and her Mountain Lodge mystery series are coming soon. Find her at dianekelly.com, Twitter and Instagram @DianeKellyBooks, and facebook.com/DianeKellyBooks/.
Nora Gaskin spent more than 24 years as a stockbroker and financial adviser. Her first published novel, "Until Proven: A Mystery in 2 Parts," appeared in October 2012. In 2013, Nora published a nonfiction book, "Time of Death." Her second novel, "The Worst Thing," appeared in May 2018. Nora's website is noragaskin.com. Find her on facebook.com/Nora-Gaskin-Tells-Stories-106880717633647, on Twitter @noragaskin1, and on Instagram @noratellsstories.
Molly Weston has reviewed and lectured about mysteries for some three decades. She hosts the virtual “Molly on Mysteries” for Cary’s Page Walker Cultural Arts Center. For many years she organized and hosted author minitours in the Triangle. In 2015 the Mystery Writers of America gave her the Raven Award for outstanding achievement in the mystery field outside the realm of creative writing. She edited the Triangle Sisters in Crime quarterly for 10 years.