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, and writingsleuth.

From my website

A Serial Killer of Sorts

Death of a Brooklyn Landlord I’m a mystery writer, a serial killer of sorts, and one of my recent victims is a Brooklyn landlord. He’s not at all a likable character. His name is Viktor Charnov, and in addition to gouging his tenants, he’s done other bad stuff, revealed later on in…

How To Create An Ebook Using Scrivener

This post was first published in 2015. So you’ve written your book and now you need to make it into an ebook. Don’t sit there staring into space like Mrs. Newton, this post will show you how to compile a Scrivener file into an ePub. But first, a couple of…

In Memoriam, September 11, 2001

We will never forget.

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