Linda’s first mystery, Second Time Around, was nominated for a 2010 EPIC Award in the Best Mystery/Suspense category and is currently out of print. The second edition is being prepared for republication and release sometime during the summer of 2020.

Her short story, Mama, was published in the Writers’ Digest 17th Annual Short Short Story Competition compilation. Mama was one of more than 4,000 entries and placed 15th overall. The top 25 stories were published in the compilation.

Linda and her co-author, Herb Holeman, are in the process of preparing their brand new mystery, Death Benefits, for publication. Check back for updated information and details about the progress of the next story in that series.


Linda’s book, Taking the Mystery Out of Business, is being prepared for release of its second edition in March 2020. The book will be available in print and ebook formats. Be sure to follow Linda on social media to read excerpts from the book!

Linda’s non-fiction publishing credits also include numerous magazine articles, a business newspaper column that ran for 9 years, career development workshops, and insurance training manuals. Linda is also widely published in the insurance industry, having developed and written hundreds of insurance pre-licensing and continuing education texts.


As a long-time member of Mystery Writers of America, Romance Writers of America, and Sisters in Crime, Linda tells anyone who will listen just how supportive and generous these organizations (and their members) are. She served as president of the New England Chapter of RWA for 4 years and is proud to join the ranks of those who have attended the New England Crime Bake. If you are interested in any of the writing organizations of which Linda is a member, just click on these links: