About the Author...
Shawn Reilly Simmons is the author of nine novels in the Red Carpet Catering mystery series featuring Penelope Sutherland, chef-owner of a movie set catering company. She’s also written several short stories which have been published in various anthologies, including “Burnt Orange” in Passport to Murder: the 2017 Bouchercon Anthology; “The Prodigy” in Mystery Tour, the Crime Writers' anthology.
She is a member of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, the International Thriller Writers, and the Crime Writers’ Association in the UK, and a founding member of The Dames of Detection. Shawn served on the Board of Malice Domestic for over twenty years (2002-2023), where she welcomed hundreds of mystery writers and fans to the Washington, D.C. area each spring to celebrate the genre of Traditional Mystery and Agatha Christie.
Shawn lives in historic downtown Frederick, Maryland, with her husband, son, and Dino, their very huggable French Bulldog.
About the Books...
The Red Carpet Catering Mysteries
Murder on a Silver Platter (#1)
Murder on the Half Shell (#2)
Murder on a Designer Diet (#3)
Murder is the Main Course (#4)
Murder on the Rocks (#5)
Murder with All the Trimmings (#6)
Murder on the Chopping Block (#7)
Murder on the Side (#8) (2023)
Murder a la Carte (#9) (2024)
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