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Season’s Greetings: Whodunit?

Sheila’s Christmas cookie recipe is the apparent murder weapon, in the hands of one of the small town’s quirky characters and one of the favorite humans of Sheila’s rescue dog, Gracie the rough collie. She can’t disappoint her pet by stopping her detective work short of the thrilling answer to Whodunit?
Celebrate the season in Death on Puzzle Place (Secret Sleuth, Book 8)!

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Get in the mood for the holidays

Elizabeth and friends prepare to celebrate Christmas together, with all its joys and complications. But that’s not all Elizabeth has on her plate for the holidays. Come join the gang as they celebrate, ring those sleigh bells – and find answers in this holiday novella. The audiobook is now available. And pre-order Cue Up (Caught Dead in Wyoming, Book 14) today!

Second Start Family by Patricia McLinn The Wyoming Marriage Association Wyoming Wildflowers Bardville Wyoming western romance series

Matchmakers strike again

Sometimes love needs a nudge. The women of the Wyoming Marriage Association get busy again in Second Start: Family, hoping to make a connection for Hall Quick, the widowed rancher from Making Christmas, and Kenzie Smith, who has her own reasons for moving from North Carolina to teach at a tiny rural school. Look for charachters you love from other romance series.

Meet Patricia McLinn


Wondering what unites 60-plus books of mystery, romance, women’s fiction? My readers–Patricia’s ReadHeads–say it’s strong characters you’d like to know, touches of dry humor, smart plots, connected stories, and settings that make you want to move in. 

Explore the site to find excerpts, reviews, covers for my books – I hope something suits you. Check out Extras for Readers and Extras for Writers, along with a News section (former journalist here) and my Blog.

Give my Authors Love Readers podcast a try. It’s conversations between authors about how and why we create our stories, asking questions readers want to know. Fascinating for readers, a goldmine for aspiring authors.

Happy reading and listening! And feel free to read more about me here.

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