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: Holly Bush, Red, White & Screwed

I’m delighted to welcome author, Holly Bush. In the past, I’ve been privileged to read and review her historical romance novels. In this post, she gives us a glimpse into her latest, an intriguing new women’s fiction novel, Red, White & Screwed. Thanks so much for having me on your site…

My List: 1611 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 Post: Frances McNamara, Chinese Love Stories

I am thrilled to welcome Frances McNamara, author of five Emily Cabot mysteries, including Death at Chinatown. In this fascinating post, Frances contrasts different attitudes towards romantic love. Chinese Love stories guest post by Frances McNamara I recently read Lisa See’s novel Peony in Love. Set in seventeenth century China, the…

 
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