Cozy mystery writer Margaret Manning thinks her husband may be mimicking the behavior of some of the shadier characters in her books, even though he claims to have never read any of them. When several pieces of her jewelry go missing, she wonders if he’s responsible for it or if she’s losing her mind. When her world becomes complicated with health issues and the unsettling actions of friends and family, her dream of opening a bookstore for indie authors begins to crumble…along with the promise for a happier life.
After a long career in corporate America, Florence Osmund retired to write novels. “I strive to write literary fiction and endeavor to craft stories that challenge readers to survey their own beliefs and values,” Osmund states. Florence’s website www.novelelements.com offers substantial advice for new and aspiring writers including how to begin the project, writing techniques, building an author platform, book promotion and more.
Florence lives in the heart of Chicago on the shore of Lake Michigan where she continues to write novels.