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 Post: Author, Tom Claver

  I am thrilled to welcome author Tom Claver whose thriller, Hider Seeker, publishes April 29. Today he’s here to tell us about his formative years as a writer. The Writer’s Block Sanction By Tom Claver Next month I will fulfill a lifelong ambition of publishing a thriller. Having reached a…

And Yet …

No More Brothers, the second book in the Serafina Florio mystery series, is now available in print as well as an ebook. It is a novella, about 27,000 words. It’s an important book in the series, and like all my books, can be read as a standalone. Besides being a mystery, No More Brothers is…

Pets in Fiction

Meet Mr. Baggins I don’t know about you, but I need my pets, two cats who are pushing eleven years old. These days they sleep a lot. But eight years ago when my husband died, they were there for me, big time, along with my family and friends, of course. Matter of…

 
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