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Welcome! I not only write cozies mysteries; I also write suspense. Read on!

As Daryl, I write, the Cookbook Nook Mysteries, set in the fictional town of Crystal Cove, California, and starring culinary bookshop owner, avid reader, and self-proclaimed foodie, Jenna Hart.

I also write the French Bistro Mysteries, set in the fictional enclave of Nouvelle Vie, located in Napa Valley, California, featuring Mimi Rousseau. After suffering an emotional and financial blow, Mimi, formerly a chef in San Francisco, returns home to make a fresh start. With the help of a benefactor, she opens a French bistro and its neighboring bed-and-breakfast.

In addition, I write novels of suspense, both the Aspen Adams series and stand-alones. They feature strong protagonists facing gripping life challenges. FYI, many of my cozy readers are enjoying these books. There is very little bad language, very little sex on the page, and no gruesome violence—but the pace is definitely faster and the stakes greater!

As Avery, I write the Cheese Shop Mysteries, set in the fictional town of Providence, Ohio, featuring cheese shop owner and fixer by nature, Charlotte Bessette.

You can click the series titles to read more about them, or read the latest excerpts on my books page.

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Don't miss my Recipes page, where you'll find tasty treats.

And if you dare, browse my Not So Cozy by Daryl page, where I share short stories, cookbooks, anthologies, writing tips, and more!

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