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The Mystery of Mysteries...

By Rebecca Benston

As a mystery writer, I'm always trying to come up with new ways to surprise my readers.  After ten books with the same character, it's possible that I may be running out of ideas.  Most of my favorite mystery authors have written the same characters for twenty or more books and they are still kicking.  Sadly, my favorite author, Sue Grafton, passed away this year before being able to pen the 26th installment of her alphabet mystery series.  I'd been following this series for the better part of twenty years and so, I'm a little sad that we'll never have closure for her characters.  In answer to this sadness, my mind started going about a million miles an hour with some new ideas for my own character, Rona Shively. 

I've done almost everything imaginable to this character.  I've put her through a number of trials including losing her parents and even losing a child.  She's experienced more grief than any person should experience.  Sadl…

New Submission Period Starting Soon!

Hello again! We are happy to announce that we will have several books available by the end of this year and in the meantime, we are preparing to open up submissions again. If you have a project that you would like to have considered for publication as part of our 2015 lineup, submit your work to us between October 1, 2014 and March 31, 2015. Our submission guidelines are posted near the bottom of this page. Hope to hear from you soon! Thanks, Books from Higher Ground!