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Hearts and Love, great reads in February

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She's found refuge in the man sent to kill her...


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He’ll keep her safe…but can he keep his distance?


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Will the secrets they’re keeping tear them apart—or get them both killed?


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There’s no such thing as a little in love . . .


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What happens when the rescuer must be rescued?


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He's a mistake she can't afford to make... and a temptation she can't resist.


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Family, second chances--and the connections that bring women together in hope and healing. . .


Nancy G. West


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Nancy G. West | Training Bras: Myths And Realities Of Writing
June 26, 2016
I’m a writer. I know a lot of writers. I confess to you now that we all started in training bras, believed in myths  Read More...

Nancy G. West | Five Ways Writers Are Weird: A Confession
September 28, 2015
I'm a writer. I know a lot of writers. I confess to you now that we are all weird. 1. For us, writing  Read More...

Nancy's first Aggie Mundeen mystery, FIT TO BE DEAD, was Lefty Award Finalist for Best Humorous Mystery. DANG NEAR DEAD was named a "Must Read" by Southern Writers Magazine.

When Nancy was seven years old, she and her mother wrote poems to each other on special occasions. The poems were pretty awful, but she learned if you wrote something, people had to pay attention. In high school, the Library Journal Pegasus published Nancy’s poem. Since journalists were underpaid and English majors were selling lingerie, she studied General Business at the University of Texas (Austin and Houston) and earned a BBA.

A few years later, married, with two daughters, Nancy realized she had to study English literature and write. She read numerous books on writing fiction and wrote articles, poetry, and the biography of artist Jose Vives-Atsara. She founded Book Publishers of Texas, edited their trade journal and promoted their books for seven years.

While earning her MA in English literature at University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, she began writing a story set at a university. NINE DAYS TO EVIL, a tale of psychological suspense, Shakespeare, and nonstop-action, won the Blether Gold Award.

Her poem, Time to Lie, was featured by “Theme and Variations” and broadcast on NPR. She wrote book reviews for San Antonio Woman’s Book Shelf column for three years and articles for other publications.

As West finished Meredith Laughlin’s story, NINE DAYS TO EVIL, Meredith’s “mature” graduate school friend, Aggie Mundeen, demanded that Nancy write a book about her. Or maybe a series.

The result was the Aggie Mundeen mystery series.

 

Series

Aggie Mundeen Mystery

Books:

Smart, But Dead, November 2015
Aggie Mundeen #3
Paperback
Dang Near Dead, October 2014
Aggie Mundeen Mystery #2
Paperback
Fit To Be Dead, August 2014
Aggie Mundeen Mystery #1
Paperback
Nine Days to Evil, March 2012
Aggie Mundeen Prequel
e-Book (reprint)

 

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