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Samantha thought following a mysterious diary around the French Quarter of New Orleans would be a harmless way to learn about her new hometown until it became about murder.


Discover the places and people that make New Orleans unique through the eyes of newcomer, Samantha Richardson, in the first book in the French Quarter Mystery Series, The Key to Murder.


Looking for a fresh start as well as clues to her past, Samantha is thrilled with her furnished apartment even with its strange diary and key left on the living room bookshelf. Sammy, as her new friends call her, explores the city’s French Quarter by following the riddles in the anonymous diary. It was fun until it led to a body. Now Sammy must find out who wrote the journal before the murderer strikes again.


Sammy moved to New Orleans for answers and a new life, but is a murderer going to keep her from her future?


The Key to Murder is available on Amazon as an e-book and paperback as well as on Kindle Unlimited. It is also available on Audible as an audiobook


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The French Quarter Mysteries

The French Quarter Mysteries features West Coast transplant Samantha Richardson settling into her new hometown, New Orleans. Her neighborhood is full of music, food and history as well as interesting people. Join Sammy as she explores the Big Easy by solving the mysteries of the past and present in this new modern, cozy mystery series.



The first book in The French Quarter Series

Looking for her past as well as her future, Samantha Richardson moves to New Orleans. A mysterious key and journal left in her apartment lead her on a fun scavenger hunt around her French Quarter neighborhood. But when she finds a body and more anonymous gifts, Sammy realizes she must find the truth or she'll lose her new friends and possibly her life.


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