Author Peggy A. Edelheit is interviewed by Uvi Poznansky in a new post on her website.
How much truth comes into play when writing your continuing mystery series?
Samantha made her debut as my protagonist in Book 1, The Puzzle, which takes place in Highlands, North Carolina. As a widow, Samantha Jamison, an author, revisits her husband’s past to solve the mystery surrounding his questionable death. The reader is shown how Samantha grows and changes both as a woman and author. By the end of the book, as a novelist, Sam decides she enjoys, and is good at, solving unusual mysteries.
My connection: I owned a log cabin there, which was an ideal, isolated place for my first mystery. Some of those incidents, including that frightening ice storm, happened.
I then decided that Samantha’s story wasn’t finished and began my series…