Susan Russo Anderson

About me

Susan Russo Anderson is a writer, a mother, a grandmother, a widow, a member of Sisters In Crime, a graduate of Marquette University. She has taught language arts and creative writing, worked for a publisher, an airline, an opera company. Like Faulkner’s Dilsey, she’s seen the best and the worst, the first and the last. Through it all, and to understand it somewhat, she writes.

DEATH OF A SERPENT, the first in the Serafina Florio series, published January 2012. It began as a painting of the Lower East Side, the landmark immigrant neighborhood in Manhattan, and wound up as a mystery story set in nineteenth-century Sicily. NO MORE BROTHERS, a novella, published May 2012, the second in the series. The third book, DEATH IN BAGHERIA, published in December. You can read excerpts on Amazon and on her websites, susanrussoanderson.com and writingsleuth.

From my website

Guest Author: John Spencer Yantiss

I am delighted to welcome author John Spencer Yantiss who gives us a wonderful glimpse into his debut novel, Murder by Bequest. Synopsis On a frigid Friday afternoon in February, Eleanor Harkness shows up at the door of the “granite palace,” Sherrod Colsne’s New York townhouse.  Her unexpected yet incredibly timely appearance not…

My List: Compound Words

Lately I’ve become involved with compound words. Not that I don’t have better things to worry about. I sit and wonder if they’re written as one word or two. Or hyphenated. I don’t know who decides where they are in their evolutionary state of commingling, but I spend lots of time…

Guest Author Steven F. Freeman

Please welcome author Steven F. Freeman who exults in the publication of Havoc. And well he should: his books engage, compel, destroy the humdrum, and I highly recommend them. Take a gander at the cover. Here’s the synopsis. When Cryptologist Alton Blackwell takes his girlfriend, FBI Agent Mallory Wilson, on a…

 
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